How Can An Acoustic Consultant Help You To Meet The Planning Department’s Deadlines?
May 5, 2021
Noise surveys are frequently required by Local Authorities as part of the planning application process for new projects of residential, commercial, industrial, or mixed-use developments. They are important when a proposed development:
Why Does My Condenser Need An Acoustic Enclosure?
April 27, 2021
One of the most regular questions we get asked by clients, is why their new air conditioning condenser needs an acoustic enclosure when the neighbour’s units (or their own existing units) don’t have any noise control treatments. If this sounds like you, then here’s a brief guide to try and explain what can be a […]
When Do You Need To Conduct An S61 Construction Noise Assessment?
April 21, 2021
Section 61 (S61) consents are awarded by local authorities for construction or demolition projects that generate noise and fall under Part III of the Control of Pollution Act 1974 (CoPA). As CoPA is primary legislation, it’s vital that applicants in the construction sector understand why S61 consents are necessary and how they may benefit from […]
How To Comply With A BS 8233 Noise Assessment For Planning Applications
April 14, 2021
For developers of residential projects, which includes houses, rental apartments, and hotels, a noise assessment is a key element of the planning application process. BS 8233 is a critical component that must be considered if consent is to be awarded by the local authority.