How to control noise from kitchen extract fans
October 14, 2022
Noise from kitchen extract fans can cause a nuisance to people living near restaurants and other licensed premises. Planning permission for HVAC equipment will often include a noise condition to be achieved. Even where there is no planning condition then noisy equipment could be considered a statutory nuisance and need to be controlled. This guide […]
What is a BS 4142 noise assessment – and why you might not need one?
April 22, 2022
When applying to your Local Authority for planning consent for a pub, restaurant, factory or any other type of industrial and commercial development, it is common for the Environmental Health Officer (EHO) to request that a BS 4142 noise impact assessment report is submitted with the application. So, what is a BS 4142 assessment?