Noise is often a concern for Residential Developments particularly in urban and sub-urban areas. The Local Planning Authority can often place per-commencement conditions relating to noise on a residential planning application. The following areas relating to noise for a residential development are often considered:
- Noise and Vibration from Construction Works
- Noise created by the residential development
- Existing noise levels affecting future habitants of the residential development
- Noise impact caused by plant and equipment associated with the development
Aran Acoustics can carry out a comprehensive noise survey and assessment for proposed residential developments to ensure all Local Planning Authority criteria are satisfactorily met.
All residential development must comply with Approved Document E of the Building Regulations. Approved Document E sets out the acoustic design criteria for residential buildings. Aran Acoustics provide construction design advice to achieve compliance with Approved Document E of the Building Regulations.
It is the responsibility of the developer to show that the residential development achieves compliance with Approved Document E of the Building Regulations. Aran Acoustics can carry out pre-completion sound insulation testing to show that the development achieves compliance with Approved Document E.
Please see the menu on the left for further details on the services we can provide for Residential Developments or alternatively please contact us to discuss your requirements.