BS 8233:2014 offers guidance for assessing noise levels having an impact on a site in terms of the required ventilation strategies, building envelope and external glazing. It offers guidance for the control of noise both within and external to buildings. It helps define what is acceptable in different environments. When planning for a new building, […]
As one of our five senses, hearing is extremely important. Our ears are sensitive and care must be taken to prevent damage, as when it’s incurred, it’s almost always irreversible. In industries where a significant amount of noise is generated, it’s important to minimise these risks. These industries include demolition and construction, but also many […]
Knowing how much sound there is – The sound testing process No-one likes noisy neighbours. Whether it’s a home, a hotel room or other type of residential dwelling involved, too much noise can be disturbing. Sound testing makes it possible to test the level of noise coming from adjoining buildings.