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Why use thermal imaging on buildings?

Why use thermal imaging on buildings? Thermal imaging cameras for building applications are powerful and non-invasive tools for monitoring and diagnosing the condition of buildings and the associated building elements […]

Posted on Apr 27, 2020

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What is a Thermal Imaging Camera?

What is a Thermal Imaging Camera? Here at APT Sound Testing we use the latest FLIR Thermal Cameras for all our thermographic inspection surveys; however, most people are not aware […]

Posted on Apr 27, 2020

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Thermal Imaging Services for Commercial Buildings

Thermal Imaging Services for Commercial Buildings Thermal imaging is carried out to commercial buildings to identify the causes of cold areas within whole buildings. Most of our customers are incredibly […]

Posted on Apr 22, 2020

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Thermal Imaging London Deal

Thermal Imaging London Deal If you require a thermal imaging survey carried out in London we are currently offering a 10 % Discount, please Contact us and quote “London Thermal […]

Posted on Apr 20, 2020

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What is a Thermographic Survey Inspection?

What is a Thermographic Survey Inspection? Thermographic survey inspections – which are also known as thermography surveys, can help to determine the thermal performance of a building. It creates a […]

Posted on Apr 14, 2020

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How much does a Thermal Imaging Survey cost?

How much does a Thermal Imaging Survey cost? This is one of the most common questions clients ask, with a very easy answer: it depends on various factors! How much […]

Posted on Apr 09, 2020

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10 Reasons for Carrying Out Thermal Imaging Inspections on Buildings

10 Reasons for Carrying Out Thermal Imaging Inspections on Buildings When Thermal Imaging Surveys are carried out on buildings, they are one of the most effective ways to monitor sustainability […]

Posted on Apr 09, 2020

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A Technical Explanation of a Thermal Imaging Survey

A Technical Explanation of a  Thermographic Imaging Survey Infrared Thermography is a type of photography which is based on infrared wavelengths, rather than visible wavelengths. Conventional photography relies on reflected […]

Posted on Apr 07, 2020

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Thermographic surveys for BREEAM Compliance  

Thermographic surveys for BREEAM Compliance Thermographic building surveys, are now a feature of BREEAM – the world’s foremost environmental assessment method and rating system for buildings. BREEAM New Construction and […]

Posted on Apr 07, 2020

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How Much Will a Thermal Imaging Survey Cost?

How Much Will a Thermal Imaging Survey Cost? This is one of the most popular questions that our customers ask us. You may want to have an infrared survey carried […]

Posted on Apr 06, 2020

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BREEAM Thermography Surveys in London

BREEAM Thermography Surveys in London Undertaking a thermographic survey can be one of the easiest and cost effective ways to generate BREEAM credits. Thermographic surveys are now a feature of […]

Posted on Apr 06, 2020

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What are Thermal Imaging Surveys?

What are Thermal Imaging Surveys? Thermographic Inspection Surveys or thermal inspection surveys is a type of photography which is based on infrared wavelengths, rather than visible wavelengths. Conventional photography relies […]

Posted on Apr 06, 2020

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BS4142 Noise Survey’s for Air Source Heat Pumps

Clients often ask us if they require a BS4142 noise survey if they are installing an air source heat pump on their project, our answer is usually a resounding yes! […]

Posted on Nov 18, 2018

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Particulate Testing to Cleanrooms

Clean room facilities such as pharmaceutical and Semiconductor and manufacturers are examples of environments that require demanding ongoing air monitoring and periodic certification.  An accurate air monitoring and testing system […]

Posted on Sep 04, 2018

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The Four Reasons for Cleanroom Contamination

Throughout all cleanroom facilities, maintaining strict cleanliness and maintaining the highest standards is a monumental challenge. Everything, both inside and outside of the cleanroom, is a potential source of contamination. […]

Posted on Sep 04, 2018

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Impact Sound Testing

Impact Sound Testing  Impact sound testing is usually only undertaken to party floors. This test is different; a calibrated Norsonic ‘tapping machine’ which comprises of five ‘hammers’ driven up and […]

Posted on Aug 02, 2018

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What is Airborne Sound Testing?

What is Airborne Sound Testing? Airborne sound testing is undertaken to walls & floors. Firstly a controlled noise is generated by an amplifier and loudspeaker across a broad range of frequencies. […]

Posted on Aug 02, 2018

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Reduce Noise Complaints by Improving Floor Layouts

Reduce Noise Complaints by Improving Floor Layouts Clients often contact us complaining of noise disturbance from adjoining properties. in many instances the noise problems could have been negated if careful […]

Posted on Jul 20, 2018

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Why Good Acoustic Design is Important

Why Good Acoustic Design is Important The importance of good acoustic design and construction should never be under-estimated. If a project fails the sound insulation testing at the precompletion stage, […]

Posted on Jul 17, 2018

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The Four Elements to Good Sound Proofing

Customers often ask how they can improve soundproofing on their developments. The first thing to understand is the basic of soundproofing design and construction. If you understand the basics, you’ll […]

Posted on Jul 16, 2018

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What is Sound Testing?

Sound insulation testing is a requirement of Approved Document E to assess the sound insulation performance of party walls and floors between dwellings. Sound testing is usually required once the […]

Posted on Jul 12, 2018

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Reverberation Noise in Common Areas 

Clients often ask us if they need to treat all the common parts within their block of flats to satisfy Requirement E3 (Reverberation in the common internal parts of buildings […]

Posted on May 15, 2018

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Improving Room Layouts Can Reduce Noise Disturbance 

In all cases, the location and layout of rooms within dwellings will play an important role in relation to the levels of subsequent ambient or background noise that surrounds the […]

Posted on May 11, 2018

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Sound Flanking Pathways Identified During Sound Testing

Since Building Regulations Part E was introduced, we have literally undertaken thousands of sound insulation tests in London and the South East; and as such we have built up considerable […]

Posted on May 02, 2018