Ventilation and Overheating Guide consultation in progress

Comments are coming in on the draft Guidance produced by ANC which recommends an approach to acoustic assessments for new residential development that takes due regard of the interdependence of provisions for acoustics, ventilation, and overheating.

Download the Guide here.

There is opportunity to comment by 11 May 2018 and you can complete the consultation survey here

Ventilation and Overheating Guide consultation in progress

4th April 2018

The AVO Guide includes:

  • an explanation of ventilation requirements under the building regulations and as described in Approved Document F, along with typical ventilation strategies and associated noise considerations;
  • an explanation of the overheating assessment methodology described in CIBSE TM59;
  • potential acoustic criteria and guidance relating to different ventilation and overheating conditions, for both environmental noise ingress and building services noise; and
  • a worked example of the application of the AVO Guide including indicative design solutions.