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Building Acoustics : Design and Specification | Impact Acoustics
Design Supply and Install

Impact Acoustics can assist in the design of the acoustics, sound insulation and sound proofing of any building from the initial concept stage by offering a full construction review service . Some of the noise related issues we encounter can range from hotels, residential houses and flats, medical facilities, open plan offices and interview suites. Impact Acoustics always ensures the acoustic separation between rooms meets both the regulatory requirements and the standards of the client. Acoustic comfort for tenants of a residential or commercial development is an integral part of ensuring that the project is fit for purpose and successful. Impact Acoustics will offer this specific acoustic consultancy service to developers, architects or planning consultants as well as the private individual.

The acoustic design advice service offered by Impact Acoustics; covers all areas of a commercial development, including; facade sound insulation / sound proofing (including glazing specifications), building services noise, acoustic privacy in offices (both cellular and open plan) and acoustic isolation for mixed commercial developments. This ensures that internal noise levels comply with the requirements of BS8233:1999, when residential developments are located near to major noise sources (i.e. roads or industrial premises) and reverberation in common areas in flat blocks (to comply with the Building Regulations as set out in the Approved Document E).

The acoustic performance of walls and floors between dwellings and the internal partitions within a dwelling For residential dwellings; is regulated by Approved Document E of the Building Regulations 2000. By streamlining the process Impact Acoustics can help reduce the build cost and ensure that the structures will comply with the requirements of said regulations. Impact acoustics offers a full DESIGN, SUPPLY and INSTALL* service for party / partition floors and walls to satisfy sound transmission in accordance with part E of the building regulations. The specification and sound proofing provided by Impact Acoustics will guarantee that the construction will satisfy the sound test / noise test / sound insulation test carried out.

By working closely with the architect and other professionals to ensure a successful outcome, Impact Acoustics will provide a full programme of detailed drawings, calculations and specifications.

Environmental and sustainability issues are increasingly important and we strive to ensure our clients gain every advantage for their developments. We specialise in meeting the requirements of The Building Research Establishment's Ecohomes scheme (BREEAM).


To find out more or receive a quotation please contact Impact Acoustics.


* in selected locations. Please contact us for details.

** based upon impact acoustics carrying out the design and installation