dBx Acoustics News

dBx Acoustics opens Reading office

dBx Acoustics is delighted to welcome Angela Lamacraft to the team as a Principal Acoustic Consultant!   Angela is our new contact for the south and our Environmental Acoustics Lead. She has extensive experience of environmental acoustics and noise control across a...

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Make Some Noise – Can Protests Be Silenced?

Make Some Noise – Can Protests Be Silenced?

 You’d be forgiven if, at the moment, you’re trying to avoid the news. It’s all pretty grim reading. But today’s headlines include things such as “Government defends plans for noise limits at protests”, and “Silencing Black Lives Matter”, and that feels like a good...

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Acoustic Design and the WELL Building Standard

“Various environmental characteristics can have direct impacts on mental health and well-being, such as housing, crowding, noise, indoor air quality, and light” The WELL Building Standard, originally introduced in the US, is steadily gaining importance in the design of UK office buildings. The intent of this performance-based standard is to produce workplaces which have a positive impact […]

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3 Things We Should Put Right in Residential Acoustic Design

Sounding Off – Acoustics in Residential Design At first glance, it seems as though residential development is one of the few area where there is a clear, documented requirement for acoustic design. From planning noise impact, through to design and pre-completion testing in accordance with Approved Document E of the Building Regulations. There’s a standard […]

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