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London - Commercial Part E Testing - 020 3390 0301
Sound Insulation Testing for new or refurbished dwellings
In compliance with Part E of the Building Regulation in London and nationwide, we actively encourage clients to seek our services at the earliest opportunity.
It is possible that the noise mitigation measures required in some instances, could dictate significant changes to external and internal layouts. Therefore our early involvement could remove the need for costly revisions.
As part of our service in London we can also offer advice on the additional requirements of Approved Document Part E including the control of reverberation in common areas and the performance of internal walls and floors.
E2 Consultants in London are specialists in the provision of high quality and practical acoustic consultancy to both the public and private sectors; typically working with residential and commercial developers, architects, planning consultants, industry, local planning authorities and environmental services.
Our consultants at London can guide you through the process to ensure the best possible chance of achieving sound test passes. Call 020 3390 0301 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The following table outlines the sets of tests that are required for new and converted properties.
|Property Types||Test Requirements|
Dwelling-houses Including bungalows
Normally, one set of tests should comprise of two individual Sound Insulation Tests (SITs)(two airborne tests):1. Living room (wall) And 2.Bedroom (wall)
Flats with separating floor but not walls
Normally, one set of tests should comprise of four individual SITs (2 x airborn, 2 x impact): 1. Living room (Airborn), 2.Living room (Impact), 3. Bedroom (airborn) and 4. Bedroom (Impact)
Flats with separating floor and walls
Normally, one set of tests should comprise of six individual SITs (4 x airborne, 2 x impact): 1. living room/living room (floor, airborne), 2. living room/living room (floor, impact), 3. bedroom/bedroom (floor, airborne), 4. bedroom/bedroom (floor, impact), 5. living room/living room (wall, airborne) and 6. bedroom/bedroom (wall, airborne)
Rooms for Residential Purposes
To conduct a set of tests, the sound insulation between the main rooms should be measured according to the principals set out above for new buildings and material change of use, but adapting them to suit the circumstances.
For further Commercial Part E Testing information for your area, be sure to check out Sound-Testing-East-London.co.uk.
Our other services include:
Workplace Noise, Sustainability Statements, Acoustic Testing, DSM / Thermal Modelling, Asbestos Surveys, Room Integrity Testing, BREEAM Credit Reports, Display Energy Certificates, SBEM Calculations (BER/TER), Commercial Air Testing, Environmental Noise, Thermal, Commercial EPCs, Part E / BB93, Fire Risk Assessment,
Commercial Part E Testing can also be known as:
Part E Testing, Sound Testing Part E, Commercial Part E Sound Insulation Testing, Part E Sound Testing, Commercial Part E Sound Testing, Sound Insulation Design Advice, Part E, Commercial Sound Testing Part E, Commercial Part E, Part E Sound Insulation Testing,
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