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Sound Testing in London

APT Sound Testing has a massive amount of experience in regards to sound testing in London. We have the necessary onsite experience and qualifications to carry out the required sound […]

Posted on Jan 26, 2016

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Good Tips on How to Pass Your Sound Testing

Good Tips on How to Pass Your Sound Testing We thought we would offer some good tips on how to pass your sound testing at the first attempt. The first […]

Posted on Sep 21, 2015

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How Many Sound Tests Do I Need On My Project

How Many Sound Tests Do I Need On My Project? Our clients often ask ‘how many sound tests do I need on my project’. Part E stipulated that one set […]

Posted on Sep 18, 2015

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Minimising Noise Flanking Transmission to Pass Sound Tests

Minimising Noise Flanking Transmission to Pass Sound Testing One way to reduce the chance of noise flanking transmission/s to pass the sound testing for Part E of Building Regulations is […]

Posted on Sep 16, 2015

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Should I inform my Neighbours of the Sound Testing?

Should I inform my Neighbours of the Sound Testing? Your neighbours will need to be contacted if access is required to their properties to complete the sound testing. Also as […]

Posted on Sep 11, 2015

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The Correct Site Conditions for Sound Testing

 The Correct Site Conditions for Sound Testing  To undertake accurate sound testing, we require the site noise levels to be kept to a minimum. During the sound insulation testing, our […]

Posted on Sep 11, 2015

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What Types of Sound Testing Do I Need

  What Types of Sound Testing Do I Need  Sound Testing needs to be carried out between pairs of rooms separated by party walls or floors. In most cases, the […]

Posted on Sep 09, 2015

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What Happens if I Fail the Sound Test?

If your building failed the London Sound Test, it may be down to a problem with the acoustic construction, due to issues such as noise flanking and poor material selection. […]

Posted on Sep 03, 2015

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The Required Site Conditions for Sound Testing

During the sound insulation testing, our equipment produces high levels of noise; between 100-100dB. However, to record accurate test measurements, relatively quiet conditions are required on site throughout the testing. […]

Posted on Sep 03, 2015

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Our Pathway to Successful Sound Testing

Our Pathway to Successful Sound Testing Sound Insulation Site Audits We can undertake acoustic site audits, to let us view the existing site construction. This allows us to check for […]

Posted on Jun 04, 2015

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IMPROVING SOUND INSULATION ON LONDON REFURBISHMENT PROJECTS

IMPROVING SOUND INSULATION ON  LONDON REFURBISHMENT PROJECTS Many of our new clients ask ‘ how can we improve our sound insulation on our London Refurbishment projects’. One of the main […]

Posted on May 20, 2015

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The Method for Sound Insulation Testing

The Method for Sound Insulation Testing The method for testing for airborne and impact sound insulation testing methods is clearly presented in BS EN ISO 140-parts 4 & 7: 1998. The […]

Posted on May 18, 2015

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Dealing With Noise Flanking Issues

Dealing With Noise Flanking Issues  One of the easiest ways of dealing with noise flanking issues is to use isolation strips around the perimeter of the partitions at the edges […]

Posted on May 13, 2015

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Sound Insulation & Noise Flanking

Sound Insulation & Noise Flanking Sound insulation & noise flanking describes the reduction of sound that passes between two spaces separated by a dividing element, such as a wall or […]

Posted on May 13, 2015

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Excess Noise Between Dwellings

The Reasons for Excess Noise Between Dwellings There are a variety of reasons why sound insulation may need to be improved. Some of the typical reasons given by occupants, property […]

Posted on May 07, 2015

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Sound Testing In House Conversions

Sound Testing Results in House Conversions.  Due to the housing shortage many houses are being converted into flats, which has resulted in a massive spike in noise complains amongst neighbours […]

Posted on May 06, 2015

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Precompletion Sound Testing Throughout London

Precompletion Sound Testing Throughout London  To help enforce good acoustic design principles pre-completion sound testing was introduced July 2003, this resulted in all new build properties and conversions which were built […]

Posted on May 03, 2015

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Pathway To Successful Sound Testing

Pathway to Successful Sound Testing  We have undertaken hundreds of sound throughout London and the South East and have managed to streamline our pathway to successful sound testing. We also […]

Posted on May 01, 2015

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We Can Help If You Fail Your Sound Testing

Failing a sound insulation test is almost certainly the result of a combination, of the following items Poor acoustic advice Poor onsite installation Flanking noise which comprises the sound insulating […]

Posted on Apr 27, 2015

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Failed a Sound Test?

Failed a Sound Test? If a client has failed a sound test, they often ask us for the reason why. It is almost certainly the result of a combination, of the […]

Posted on Apr 27, 2015

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SOUND TESTING ON LONDON DEVELOPMENTS

 SOUND TESTING ON LONDON DEVELOPMENTS London is a massive city containing over 8 million people. In this overcrowded environment it is essential that noise transference between adjoining properties in kept […]

Posted on Apr 23, 2015

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Sound Insulation Testing On New Build Dwellings In Compliance With the Code for Sustainable Homes

Sound Testing  On New Build Dwellings In Compliance With the Code for Sustainable Homes Sound Testing is usually undertaken near the end of a project to show that the party […]

Posted on Apr 20, 2015

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GOOD ACOUSTIC DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION TO PASS SOUND TESTING

 GOOD ACOUSTIC DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION TO PASS SOUND TESTING There are many misconceptions when it comes to acoustics. Unfortunately; by simply constructing a good separating wall or floor this may […]

Posted on Apr 20, 2015

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Sound Testing On Refurbishment Projects

Sound Testing On Refurbishment Projects When it comes to refurbishment projects i.e. large houses that have been converted into flats and/or an office block into flats, we can undertake a […]

Posted on Apr 20, 2015