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How to pass your Sound Insulation Testing in Leicester

APT has been providing acoustic design and sound testing throughout Leicester and Leicestershire, providing you with precompletion sound test reports for your building control officer with a quick and reliable […]

Posted on Dec 09, 2020

Sound Testing Party Floors in Watford

We have undertaken hundreds of sound insulation tests on converted properties throughout Watford and Hertfordshire, and in our experience if the floor partition haven’t received any acoustic upgrades – as […]

Posted on Dec 09, 2020

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Sound Testing Party Walls in Watford

We often get asked by our clients in throughout Watford and Hertfordshire, how they can improve the sound insulation within Party Walls to pass the sound insulation testing. To try […]

Posted on Dec 09, 2020

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How to pass your Sound Insulation Testing in Watford

APT has been providing acoustic design and sound testing throughout Watford and Hertfordshire, providing you with precompletion sound test reports for your building control officer with a quick and reliable […]

Posted on Dec 09, 2020

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Sound Testing Party Floors in Bedford

We have undertaken hundreds of sound insulation tests on converted properties throughout Bedford and Bedfordshire and in our experience if the floor partition haven’t received any acoustic upgrades – as […]

Posted on Nov 25, 2020

Sound Testing Party Walls in Bedford

We often get asked by our clients in Bedfordshire, how they can improve the sound insulation within Party Walls to pass the sound insulation testing. To try and simplify this […]

Posted on Nov 25, 2020

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How to pass your Sound Testing in Bedford

APT has been providing acoustic design and sound testing throughout Bedford and Bedfordshire, providing you with precompletion sound test reports for your building control officer with a quick and reliable […]

Posted on Nov 25, 2020

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Acoustic Design and Sound Testing in London

Acoustic Design and Sound Testing in London APT Sound Testing has been helping our clients with acoustic design on their projects for almost 15 years and sound insulation testing for […]

Posted on Aug 10, 2020

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Precompletion Sound Testing in London

APT Sound Testing has been undertaking sound insulation testing in London for almost two decades, so we have a massive amount of experience in dealing with the acoustics on all […]

Posted on Aug 10, 2020

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What Types of Sound Testing are required for Approved Document E?

What Types of Sound Testing are required for Approved Document E? Sound insulation testing must be carried out on new build and conversion dwellings. The dwellings will either require Airborne and/or […]

Posted on Jul 16, 2020

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Upgrading Existing Party Floors to Pass Sound Testing

Upgrading Existing Party Floors to Pass Sound Testing APT sound testing has undertaken many thousands of sound tests on conversion projects and in our experience a high percentage of projects […]

Posted on Jul 15, 2020

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Whats the Difference Between Airborne and Impact Sound Insulation?

Whats the Difference Between Airborne and Impact Sound Insulation?  As we have explained, Sound insulation testing must be carried out on new build dwellings as well as on converted dwellings. […]

Posted on Jul 08, 2020

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What Sound Insulation Levels do i need to achieve pass my sound testing?

What Sound Insulation Levels do i need to achieve pass my sound testing? Sound insulation testing or precompletion sound testing must be carried out on new build dwellings as well […]

Posted on Jul 08, 2020

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Identifying Building Defects using Thermographic Building Surveys

Identifying Building Defects using Thermographic Building Surveys Thermography measures surface temperatures of buildings by using infrared cameras. These instruments see light that is in the heat spectrum. Images on the […]

Posted on Jun 22, 2020

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The importance of thermal imaging on Commercial Buildings

The importance of thermal imaging on Commercial Buildings Thermal imaging inspections are the best way to assess continuity of insulation once the building fabric is complete on commercial buildings. It […]

Posted on Jun 15, 2020

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Thermal Imaging Inspections and Air Tightness Testing a Powerful Combination

Thermal Imaging Inspections and Air Tightness Testing a Powerful Combination The importance of thermographic inspections and air tightness testing cannot be understated when investigating the integrity of your building envelope; […]

Posted on Jun 15, 2020

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Thermographic Building Inspections in London

Thermographic Building Inspections in London APT has undertaken hundreds of thermal imaging surveys in London and the South East. Lots of clients are requesting thermal inspections as it’s a fast […]

Posted on May 21, 2020

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Detecting Defects in Building Envelopes Using Thermal Imaging Surveys

Detecting Defects in Building Envelopes Using Thermal Imaging Surveys A thermographic building inspection can be carried out to both the exterior and interior of buildings. The energy assessor usually decides […]

Posted on May 20, 2020

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Thermographic Building Surveys to Identify Building Faults

Thermographic Building Surveys to Identify Building Faults In our experience Building Thermographic Inspections is one of the quickest and most accurate means to identify faults within a building envelope or […]

Posted on May 14, 2020

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What is a Thermographic Building Inspection?

What is a Thermographic Building Inspection? Thermographic building inspection refers to the non-destructive testing of parts, materials or systems through the imaging of the thermal patterns at the object’s surface. Infrared thermography  is […]

Posted on May 14, 2020

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The Benefits of Thermographic Building Inspections

The Benefits of Thermographic Building Inspections When used as part of preventative diagnostics, thermal building inspections can be used to detect energy losses in both commercial and industrial buildings as […]

Posted on May 01, 2020

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Infrared Thermography to Building Envelopes

Infrared Thermography to Building Envelopes Infrared thermography is a diagnostic survey that can be undertaken on both commercial and residential building envelopes. APT Sound Testing has been using thermography successfully […]

Posted on May 01, 2020

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Thermal Imaging and Air Tightness Testing for Building Fault Diagnosis

Combining Thermal Imaging and Air Tightness Testing for Building Fault Diagnosis When air tightness testing and thermal imaging survey inspections are used together they make a powerful combination for building […]

Posted on Apr 29, 2020

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Detection of Air Leaks Using Thermal Imaging and Air Tightness Testing

Detection of Air Leaks Using Thermal Imaging and Air Tightness Testing Air leaks through building envelopes lead to higher energy consumption and often places extra strain on the heating and […]

Posted on Apr 29, 2020