Publications & Guidelines

Documents listed below are currently available.  On this page details are also provided of other publications where ANC contributed to the drafting, such as BB93.

ANC Guidelines – Noise Measurement in Buildings

Part 1: Noise from Building Services. Part 2: Noise from External Sources (e.g. traffic noise) within buildings.  Please note these documents were first produced in 1997 and although reprinted they have not been updated to take account of all changes in Standards since.

Electronic versions of these can be downloaded by completing the form available here  Please note that both Part 1 and Part 2 are available only in electronic format.

Green Book: Environmental Noise Measurement Guide

1st edition October 2013. Please select the order form below and send with payment. All orders require payment in advance.  This document is only available in printed format.

Green Book Order Form

Red Book: Measurement and Assessment of Groundborne Noise and Vibration.

2nd Edition May 2012. Please select the order form below and send with payment. All orders require payment in advance. This document is only available in printed format.

Red Book Order Form 2015

Special Offer both Books

Both books can be purchased together at a reduced price by using the “special offer“ order form.

Special offer order form2015

Schools Testing Good Practice Guide

The new version of the Guide updated in November 2015 is available here ANC Schools Good Practice Guide Nov_2015 Version 2.0

Acoustics of schools – a design guide

The Design Guide produced jointly with the Institute of Acoustics and published in November 2015 is available here.  Acoustics of Schools – a design guide November 2015

BB93: acoustic design of schools – performance standards

The new edition of BB93 can be downloaded from the Department for Education website using this link.  BB93 new edition