|Acoustic Testing Services
Acoustic Consultancy Services
Air pressure Testing undertakes the acoustic design of the projects from
the initial scheme stage to completion. We offer a no nonsense professional
proactive approach to acoustic
testing that ensures you company receives professional advice every
step of the way, with a continual consideration of cost. We have considerable
experience in all matters related to architectural acoustic design and
detailing. In our usual professional capacity, we are responsible for
developing the acoustic design of the project from the initial design
scheme stage right through to the sound testing. We have hands on experience
in all aspects of acoustic design of commercial and residential projects;
in particular acoustic isolation, and interior acoustic. We use the latest
acoustic prediction and modeling software systems. We also use the latest
Norsonic equipment analysers and sound sources for conventional and binaural
In order to achieve the current sound insulation performance requirements
of Approved Document E of the current Building Regulations, it is highly
recommended recommend you employ the services of an Acoustic Consultancy
such as Air pressure Testing Ltd to survey your design/construction proposals.
We will provide you with a clear review of the expected performance of
your proposed design using the latest software and our vast construction
experience, and will advise on any additional treatment to be applied
We also offer site survey visits which allow you (the client) and your
contractor to feel confident about the outcome of testing at the end of
the build. These sessions allow you to raise any concerns you may have
with regards to acoustic detailing and also give us an opportunity to
guide you through the process, avoiding crucial mistakes. Remember some
times you can have a compliant design which still fails due to poor workmanship,
the site survey visits negate the risk of sound test failure.
points to keep in mind
• The use of suspended ceilings will help improve the performance
of floors, it is essential this is carefully looked at during the design
• Including a resilient layer or adopting an "acoustic"
flooring system will improve the impact performance of a floor.
• The best wall or floor construction can be seriously compromised
by poor acoustic detailing.
Once APT has undertaken and completed the noise survey our consultants
will assess the results against any relevant criteria e.g part E, BB93,
Eco Homes etc,, also we take into account unique planning conditions and/or
any client specific criteria and advise on appropriate measures which
should be taken in order achieve compliance. This may involve the relocation
or modification of plant and equipment, or the use of acoustic barriers
APT uses the latest in-house software to sound insulation of the building
façade so noise break-in, or indeed noise break-out can be accurately
modelled, along with the control of noise within the building based on
the sound insulation provided by the internal partitions and their associated
We can advise you in the following areas:
• Project planning and co-ordination of acoustic design.
• Acoustic commissioning and measurements of commercial and residential
• Computer modeling of architectural and acoustic spaces for noise
control and modal behavior.
Building Acoustics Planning Software
Our software undertakes the calculation of airborne and impact sound transmission
in buildings and of airborne sound transmission of outdoor sound.
The calculation of sound transmission is worked out by the software which
takes into account all sound transmitting elements and systems into consideration
which are relevant for the individual room-to-room situation. In addition
to the separating and the four flanking elements, doors and windows can
be inserted into the separating construction. Further, flanking elements
or even airborne sound transmitting systems, such as ventilation and cable
ducts, can be added.
All calculation results for airborne sound transmission between rooms
and from the outside can be rendered audible with for various interior
and exterior sound sources and for different kinds of receiving rooms.
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