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The Control of Noise Within Buildings
By Sound Reduction Systems Ltd

Sound Reduction Systems are delighted to offer free presentations to architects and specifiers on the topic of acoustics and the control of noise within buildings. If you are interested in receiving a presentation please email us at cpd@soundreduction.co.uk

Sound Reduction Systems Ltd (SRS) are experts in the field of acoustics and specialise in providing solutions to meet Part 'E' of the Building Regulations, solutions for comfort within the home, and to treat acoustic problems in commercial, educational, and industrial environments.

The presentation is given by a fully qualified acoustician with many years of experience in the acoustic materials supply industry and full membership of the Institute of Acoustics (IOA).

The presentation typically lasts about an hour with a question and answer session at the end, time permitting, The presentation contains the following topics:

What is Noise?

  • An introduction to noise with some common examples

Areas of Confusion

  • The dB scale and what the numbers mean
  • How is sound insulation performance measured?
  • What are the Building Regulations for acoustics and how is compliance achieved?
  • Other acoustic standards
  • Sound absorption, sound insulation, and sound isolation

Why Do Buildings Fail?

  • Common reasons for failure of a sound insulation test with case studies
  • Pictorial examples and remedial work required

Best Practice

  • Prescriptive solutions for New Build and Conversion

SRS Products and Solutions

  • Sound insulation products for floors, walls and ceilings
  • Sound absorption product for walls and ceilings

Note - The content of the talk is fully flexible so if there are any areas not listed that you would like include this may be possible.

Speaker: Richard Sherwood Bsc. (hons) MIOA, Director

Terms and Conditions: The seminars are free of charge so long as a minimum number of 5 people attend. Subject to previous agreement, lunch will be provided free of charge only to those who attend, up to a charge of £6 per head. Please organise this locally and SRS will settle within 7 days with the Practice against invoices presented. Cancellation is without penalty if notified to cpd@soundreduction.co.uk 3 days before to the event. Any later cancellation will incur travel costs at 40p per mile (Bolton to venue) plus accommodation and sustenance costs, if incurred.

Can we help you?

Contact us for free, expert advice

Our professional, Institute of Acoustics registered technical department is on hand to give advice on all of our high performance acoustic products.  We're delighted to offer advice on any noise problem, be it a sound insulation or sound absorption issue.

* Please note that all calls are recorded for training and quality control purposes. If it is not possible to answer your call, please leave a message and your contact details on the answer phone, and an advisor will get in touch as soon as possible.

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