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Stolen Equipment

2nd March 2018

March 2018  a Rion NL32 SLM stolen from a site in Portsmouth – meter serial 01103395.

Any information contact 24 Acoustics 01794 515999

February 2018  noise monitoring survey equipment was setup in a small private car park in Rainhill Way, London E3 3HP.

The survey equipment included a sound level meter (SLM), housed in a small Peli case with a 1.2 m...

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Acoustics, Ventilation and Overheating Guidance released

15th February 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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Noise Abatement Society John Connell Awards 2017 – ProPG wins Soundscape Award

2nd November 2017

On Tuesday 31st October the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Defra Thérèse Coffey presented the team who produced the ProPG Planning Guidance with  the Soundscape award at the Noise Abatement Society 2017 John Connell Awards, the ‘Noise Oscars’, held at the House of Commons.


This landmark Guidance complements the UK Government’s National Planning Policy Framework and Guidance to provide practitioners...

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400,000th sound insulation test registered

3rd October 2017

Robin Mackenzie Partnership (RMP) were commissioned to undertake the completion sound testing at new build flats and houses in Alva, Clackmannanshire, which have been developed using Offsite Volumetric Construction. Nicola Robertson, a consultant at Robin Mackenzie Partnership, completed the milestone test at the site.


Robert Osborne of ANC, said: “The ANC Registration Scheme for pre-completion testing was established in 2004 by...

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How to do PR for acousticians

21st August 2017
ANC has recently appointed a PR consultancy to raise our profile and that of the acoustics sector in general. Trade association communications specialists Shepherd PR have been tasked with the activity, which will focus on promoting the expertise of the Association and the profession we represent, across print and digital media channels.


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