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The ANC was established in 1973 to represent the interests of noise consultants in the UK.  Membership is open to all consultancy practices able to demonstrate the necessary professional and technical competence is available.

Robust Detail designs are pre-tested to higher standards than those required by Approved Document E of the Building Regulations before being approved by RDL. Therefore, if you build using Robust Details, you won't have to carry out pre-completion sound testing.


The Society of Environmental Engineers (SEE), is a professional Society which exists to promote awareness of the discipline of environmental engineering, and to provide members of the Society with information, training and representation within this field.


The Institute of Sound and Communication Engineers is a specialist Learned Society, which was founded in 1948, for those engineers and consultants professionally engaged in the sound, video, communications, entertainment lighting and staging industries.


COST Action TU0901:  Integrating and Harmonizing Sound Insulation Aspects in Sustainable Urban Housing Constructions.


Philip Dunbavin Acoustics was formed in 1988 as an independent acoustic consultancy, providing expert analysis, advice and design in all areas of noise and vibration.


The Sound Insulation Testing Register (Ireland), SITRI, maintains a database of persons deemed to be competent for the purposes of conducting sound insulation tests in accordance with the requirements of Building Regulations (2014) Technical Guidance Document E Sound.


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