Sound Testing and Acoustic Compliance Surveys
Sound testing is essential for residential new builds and conversions to demonstrate compliance with Part E of the Building Regulations. It can also be necessary to achieve credits under the BREEAM scheme for education, healthcare, commercial and other building types.
At the end of our building acoustics projects comes the acoustic testing. ParkerJones Acoustics are able to provide post-completion sound testing to demonstrate compliance with the acoustic performance requirements.
We also offer operational noise monitoring to satisfy the requirements of any planning condition, and to achieve credits under BREEAM Pol 05 (and Hea 05).
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Sound Testing Services
Sound Insulation Testing
Sound testing is a requirement of the Building Regulations in the UK, involving the measurement of airborne and impact sound insulation between dwellings across party walls and floors. We’re able to conduct sound testing quickly and efficiently, providing the testing report within 24 hours of coming to site. What’s more, if things go wrong with your sound test, we’ll tell you how to fix it.
Noise Pollution Compliance Surveys
Many industrial and entertainment developments come with planning conditions relating to noise pollution. We’re able to work in accordance with BS 4142:2014, IEMA, BREEAM, and any other standards imposed by the local planning authority or the Environment Agency. Short term or long term noise monitoring is no issue for us, and we could be at your site the next day.
BREEAM Compliance Acoustic Testing
Acoustic testing and noise monitoring to achieve acoustic related credits under Hea 05 and Pol 05 of BREEAM. Our noise assessments can support any type of building in demonstrating compliance with BREEAM acoustic performance standards. We are ‘suitably qualified acousticians’, so if you need some acoustic testing for BREEAM, give ParkerJones Acoustics a call.
How do our Sound Testers work?
As a small independent acoustic consultancy, we pride ourselves on taking a personable and bespoke service to all of our clients. We’re not restrained by timesheets, contracts, equipment sharing, or red tape.
Give us a ring and we’ll provide a quote over the phone, with a list of available dates. If you find a better quote, tell us, we’ll try to match it.
It’s important to us that we take time to listen on-site during our sound testing procedures. If a sound insulation test fails, which is unfortunate from time to time, we’ll know how to put it right. We’ll then conduct any re-testing for a reduced price.
Fast Delivery and Response
An acoustic engineer could be at your site the next day
Next Day Acoustic Reports
Sometimes even the same day
Sound test from as little as £250 + VAT
Making Sense of Acoustics
Cutting out the jargon of the 'dark art' and explaining things simply
UK Wide Sound Testing
Sound Testing all over the country, including major UK cities such as London, Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol, Nottingham, Cardiff and Swansea.
What our Clients say
We had ParkerJones Acoustics to assist us with a noise problem in a recently purchased residential flat. Chris provided a fantastic service. He was extremely responsive and the work that Chris did was a very high standard. His knowledge of the subject is amazing. I would not hesitate to recommend Chris and ParkerJones Acoustics
"Chris is very knowledgeable and works hard to get you the best result when it comes to soundproofing. Very professional and quick to come back to you - would recommend 100%!"
"Wow! I messaged Chris on the website at 11am, and by 2pm he'd emailed me with diagrams and examples and an amazing breakdown of solutions. I am so thoroughly impressed."
"I needed some guidance in a hurry and Chris was on the end of the line with a very clear no nonsense reply. Very much appreciated"
"I reached out for some support on an acoustic related issue that we see troubleshooting at our plant. The support I got was excellent and very thorough."
"I now feel much more reassured that there is a solution to my very annoying noise problem. I would not hesitate to recommend ParkerJones Acoustics to anybody who has a noise problem"
"We’ve had problems for years with our house in London suffering from noise and vibration from the railway station a matter of metres away and being on a busy road. Chris from ParkerJones Acoustics did a brilliant job of helping us soundproof the existing windows, he clearly is a very knowledgeable noise expert and explained everything to us really simply. I can now get a decent nights sleep!"
"ParkerJones Acoustics helped significantly reduce the echo in our office by recommending acoustic treatment and sound insulation fittings. We’re now finding it much easier to work without disturbance and are able to use our meeting spaces without worrying about confidential conversations being overheard."
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How can one our noise consultants help with your sound testing needs? Do you have a residential development which needs to demonstrate compliance with Part E of the Building Regulations?