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Site Suitability Indicator (SSI) For New Residential Development

1st June 2020

Member company, Noise Consultants Limited has developed a Site Suitability Indicator (SSI) which brings together strategic noise mapping data in England as prepared by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) with the Initial Risk Assessment approach as advocated in ProPG.

 

Freely available, the SSI aims to help provide noise practitioners, developers and Local Planning Authorities with an...

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Warm reception for new acoustics, ventilation and overheating guide

3rd March 2020

A new guide, addressing issues of noise, ventilation and overheating holistically for residential developments has been launched.

 

The Acoustics Ventilation and Overheating (AVO) Residential Design Guide has been produced by working group members from the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) member companies – chaired by Anthony Chilton from Max Fordham – with input from other specialists in the field.

 

It provides a...

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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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