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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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Meeting 19 November – Construction Nuisance presentation

7th November 2019

The next Company Meeting takes place on Tuesday 19 November 2019 at 2.30pm at Woburn House Conference Centre, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HQ.

 

The topic for discussion is construction nuisance – the Hiscox –v- Pinnacle case 11 years on. Will Minting  explores the ramifications of the most significant Construction Nuisance case since Andreae v Selfridge [CA 1938], and how safeguarding advancements...

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Sounding out a STEM challenge for Tomorrow’s Engineers Week

30th October 2019

Budding engineers looking to make a sound career choice can tap into a series of short films, being launched to mark Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (4-8 Nov).

 

National trade body the Association of Noise Consultants is showcasing a range of videos, aimed at a school age audience, showing acoustics in action.

 

The playlist features nine films, made by acousticians as part of a...

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