Monthly Archives: August 2012

Noise and heart disease

Research by the World Health Organisation suggests that 3% of deaths caused by coronary heart disease are due to chronic noise exposure, including daytime traffic. WHO Working Group on the Noise Environmental Burden on Disease 2007 If you want a … Continue reading

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Airport wasted millions on soundproofing!

The following was reported in the German edition of “The Local” “The German capital’s farcical attempts to build a new airport took another disastrous turn on Monday when it emerged that 2,000 flats had been poorly soundproofed and would have … Continue reading

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Rain Noise on Metal Roofs & Soundproofing Solution

The following report has been taken from the August 2012 issue of  The Construction Index Recent heavy rain has revealed that the International Broadcasting and Media Centre, specially built for the London Olympics, needs soundproofing. There’s a racket inside the … Continue reading

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Resilient Bar system for soundproofing walls

When constructing a stud wall for soundproofing a party wall or simply for separating rooms and the highest degree of soundproofing is required, it is advisable to decouple the plasterboard from the frame using a Resilient Bar system.  Resilient Bars … Continue reading

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Soundproofing a boat engine

Soundproofing of boat engines is often something we are asked to help with and we stock and supply a 32mm thick soundproofing material called SA25FF/B/6.  This is a self-extinguishing soundproofing material that incorporates a soundproofing mat sandwiched within the product … Continue reading

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Soundproofing a Drain Pipe with SAPT220

Noise from drainage pipes through the floors and walls of flats is often disturbing to the occupants particularly at night when even the lowest of noise is more easily heard and disturbing.  This noise problem is now one that can … Continue reading

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Sound Absorbing Ceiling Panels

Our Cloudsorption sound absorbing panels that can be suspended from ceilings has again been the preferred choice of a customer in London.  They had an excessive reverberation problem in a hall and wanted to address the noise problem without it … Continue reading

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