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Acoustic Design Service

Acoustic Design Service The importance of good acoustic design and construction should not be under estimated. If a project fails its precompletion sound testing it may need costly remedial works […]

Posted on Dec 04, 2017

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Why do we need a Room Integrity Test

Why do we need a Room Integrity Test? Clients often ask us ‘why do we need a Room Integrity Test?’.  A room Integrity test predicts how long fire suppressant agents […]

Posted on Nov 27, 2017

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What if I Fail My Room Integrity Test

What if I Fail My Room Integrity Test One common question we often get asked is “What if I Fail My Room Integrity Test”. If your Integrity Test result is […]

Posted on Nov 21, 2017

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Protected Enclosure Integrity Testing FAQ’s

Protected Enclosure Integrity Testing FAQ’s Our clients often ask us as series of question in regards to the room integrity testing to data centres and/or server rooms. To help clarify […]

Posted on Nov 13, 2017

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Why do I need a Room Integrity Test?

Why do I need a Room Integrity Test? If you have a gaseous suppression system, then you are required to carry out a room integrity test in order to check […]

Posted on Nov 09, 2017

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What Happens if I Fail my Room Integrity Test

What Happens if I Fail my Room Integrity Test If you fail your room integrity test don’t panic, APT’s highly trained and experienced Enclosure Testing Engineers will be able to locate […]

Posted on Nov 08, 2017

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How we undertake a Room Integrity Test

How we undertake a Room Integrity Test Clients are understandably nervous prior to the undertaking of an integrity test on their server room/data centre, as its often their most important […]

Posted on Nov 08, 2017

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Room Integrity Testing on Data Centres

Room Integrity Testing on Data Centres We often get asked the question “what’s the difference between a Data Centre and Server Room?” A server room is ‘as it sounds’ a […]

Posted on Nov 02, 2017

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Designing Enclosures for Room Integrity Testing

Designing Enclosures for Room Integrity Testing  When designing server/data enclosures, it is the responsibility of the user and system suppliers to ensure that the enclosure and extinguishing system meet the […]

Posted on Oct 30, 2017

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Room Integrity Testing for Enclosures Using FM-200 Agent.

Room Integrity Testing for Enclosures Using FM-200 Agent. It is essential that the sealing aspect of protected enclosures is taken into account when using a FM-200 system in your enclosure. […]

Posted on Oct 30, 2017

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The Importance of Room Integrity Testing

The Importance of Room Integrity Testing  In ISO 15004, it clearly states that an enclosure must be integrity tested annually when protected by a gaseous fire suppression system and/or alternatively […]

Posted on Oct 19, 2017

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Room Integrity Test

Room Integrity Test A room integrity test is one of the most important aspects of any fire suppression system. If a protected enclosure has a suppression system, the agent that […]

Posted on Oct 18, 2017

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BS8233 Noise Assessment

BS8233 Noise Assessment A BS8233 noise assessment report should be submitted during pre-application discussions or more commonly during a planning application. In some circumstances, a planning condition will be included […]

Posted on Oct 18, 2017

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Noise Impact Assessment in London

Noise Impact Assessment in London  Noise impact assessments are often required at the planning stage of developments that may generate noise, and noise-sensitive developments which may be affected by noise. Some […]

Posted on Oct 13, 2017

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BS8233 Noise Surveys

BS8233 Noise Surveys   In large cities, there is far more noise pollution than ever before; this comes from a huge range of noise sources such as traffic, alarms and […]

Posted on Oct 13, 2017

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Sound Testing for Leasehold Agreements

Sound Testing for Leasehold Agreements One of the main reasons for neighbour disputes is down to the fact that floor modifications may have taken place without the flat owner, first […]

Posted on Oct 02, 2017

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Noise Complaints in Existing Apartment Blocks

Noise Complaints in Existing Apartment Blocks Over the last few years we are noticing a rise in noise complaints in existing apartment blocks. There may be many reasons for this. Noise problems […]

Posted on Oct 02, 2017

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Planning noise survey

A planning noise survey may be required at the application stage or once planning permission has been granted. A noise survey and report are required if: The proposed development with commercial […]

Posted on Sep 28, 2017

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Noise Impact Assessment Surveys

Noise Impact Assessment Surveys In the large cities like London, there is more noise pollution than ever before; this comes from large range of noise sources, from sirens and alarms […]

Posted on Sep 22, 2017

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Sound Testing for Approved Document E

Sound Testing for Approved Document E Approved Document E – ‘Resistance to the passage of sound’ became part of the building regulations on July 1st 2003 and provides minimum sound […]

Posted on Sep 22, 2017

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The Different Types of Sound Insulation Testing

The Different Types of Sound Insulation Testing Sound Testing has been mandatory requirement since July 2003. All new build dwellings and conversions which were built after this date require 10% […]

Posted on Sep 21, 2017

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Sample Sound Testing

SAMPLE SOUND TESTING  Sample sound testing is the cornerstone of acoustic design when it comes to the conversion of commercial buildings into residential developments. We can undertake sample sound testing to […]

Posted on Sep 19, 2017

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Excessive Noise Flanking can lead to Sound Test Failure

Excessive Noise Flanking can lead to Sound Test Failure Noise Flanking is a term used by acoustic engineers to describe where passes sound over the top or under the primary […]

Posted on Sep 19, 2017

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How Is Sound Insulation Testing Carried Out

How Is Sound Insulation Testing Carried Out? For airborne wall and floor sound tests, two individual speaker positions are used for each source room; with a total of ten individual […]

Posted on Sep 18, 2017