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New acoustics, ventilation and overheating guide set for launch

20th December 2019

After almost two years of research, ANC, the Association of Noise Consultants, is launching its Acoustics Ventilation and Overheating (AVO) Residential Design Guide.

 

Produced by the ANC’s AVO Group, the guide provides a resource for practitioners and designers to balance the interdependence of noise, ventilation, and overheating in the acoustic assessment of new residential developments.

 

Intended for the consideration of new residential...

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Acoustics Ventilation and Overheating Guide

20th December 2019

The long-awaited AVO Guide has been published today and you can find it here.

 

On 30 January, there is a workshop to hear about the content of the AVO Guide, and learn how to apply the guidance in practice. This event includes presentations and workshops aimed at providing an understanding of how to consider the guidance for noise and...

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New Acoustics Technician Apprenticeship Launches to Industry

10th December 2019

Organisers behind a pioneering new apprenticeship in acoustics are launching the programme to the industry.

 

Information about the Acoustics Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship programme is being presented at a cross-sector event, taking place in London on January 21.

 

The apprenticeship has been developed as an employer-led, industry initiative, with support from the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) and the Institute of Acoustics...

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Advice for school and college leavers

14th August 2019

School and college leavers are being urged to consider a career in sound by a national trade body.

 

Managing noise is an important, but often under-considered option, for the future well-being of society – and a new generation of students are needed with the scientific and engineering expertise to help address the issue.

 

ANC, the Association of Noise Consultants, has a wealth...

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Graham Parry elected as new ANC President

3rd July 2019

ANC, the Association of Noise Consultants, has elected a new President.

 

Graham Parry, Managing Director of ACCON UK, takes up the role from retiring President Peter Hepworth, who held the post for four years.

 

The honorary position involves supporting the ANC’s Chair and...

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