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Environmental Acoustics – Building Regulations: Approved Document O – Overheating (June 2022)


At E3P Acoustics, our Noise Impact Assessments comply with a range of building regulations and British standards to ensure that new developments are suitable for their location, considering the potential effects of noise pollution on health, living conditions, and the natural environment. To mitigate the risk of overheating, the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and […]


What is a BREEAM Assessment


BREEAM assessment are undertaken by a suitably qualified acoustic consultant and consider both building and environmental acoustics but are typically related to Hea05 ‘Acoustic Performance’ and Pol05 ‘Reduction fo Noise Pollution. BREEAM operates through awarding credits for the environmental performance of a building, whether it be a new build or refurbishment, with more sustainable or […]


Environment Act 2021 Implementation Period


Not long now until the 2-year implementation period for the Environment Act 2021 is up and a 10% Biodiversity Net Gain will be mandatory on the majority of development sites. That said, can we say the implementation period is ending around now? Most local authorities are requesting schemes demonstrate a 10% net gain in biodiversity […]