The sound environment affects every aspect of our daily lives. Whether enhancing and creating positive sounds or controlling the negative aspects of noise, CDC can provide a wide range of acoustic services to cities, masterplans, buildings, and the natural environment.
Full Acoustic Design Support for Building Projects through all RIBA Stages 1-7
Plant Noise Control
Noise & Vibration Surveys
Building Vibration Isolation Design
Section 61 – Construction Noise Assessment
Noise Impact Assessments
Feasibility Studies to Support Site Suitability
Sound & Vibration Assessments to Support Planning
Sound Insulation Testing in Accordance with Approved Document E of the Building Regulations (UKAS Accredited)
Acoustics for MMC (Modern Methods of Construction) projects
Acoustic Support to Achieve Environmental Accreditation such as BREEAM, Quality Home Mark, LEED or others.
Ongoing Support when Buildings are Operational, such as Long-Term Monitoring, Compliance Testing or Comfort Studies
Digital Acoustic Modelling of Internal Spaces.
Digital Noise Mapping of External Areas
Public Address & Voice Alarm System Design
Noise at Works Assessments
Acoustic Design should be a fundamental consideration in the design, operation and construction of all buildings. It can have a significant impact on health and wellbeing, comfort, communication and productivity of the buildings residents
From the big items, such as glazing, walls and floors, to the often over-looked items such as vibration mounts, sound attenuators and acoustic panels.
CDC have been working with the University on a number of difficult schemes, schemes where SKA Gold has been achieved or is being targeted. At all times CDC provided professional and considered advice, fully appreciating project timescales and collaboratively working with the wider project team
David Norman – University of Worcester