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Mentoring project aims to put acoustics on the STEM radar

3rd May 2018

Anne Budd has joined the MentorSET programme to lend support to female engineers – and is keen to give a voice to the opportunities provided in the acoustics profession.

 

MentorSET has been developed by the Women’s Engineering Society to help women working in the STEM areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

 

It provides independent mentors who understand the challenges faced and...

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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...
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