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Vibration on Construction Sites in the City of London

January 25, 2024

We had the pleasure of sitting down with one of the most influential people in this space, Anthony Robinson, Principal Officer Noise & Acoustics at City of Westminster Council. We wanted to hear directly from Anthony what you need to do to make sure you are compliant and to find…

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SV 971A Moles Environmental System Case Study

December 5, 2023

Compliance 4 Buildings is a consultancy offering a project managed approach to building compliance and acoustics. They offer a complete solution of building compliance services and acoustic services for building contractors, developers, architects and building control which is sympathetic and supportive to all needs and requirements. Within the construction service…

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Building Acoustics Pro App – What’s New?

November 8, 2023

The Building Acoustics Pro is the smartphone application created for sound insulation measurements with Svantek sound level meters. Introducing the latest building acoustics assistant app tutorial video which unveils the all new features and updated user interface of the building acoustics pro app! Dive into a world of enhanced acoustics…

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Where Should Noise and Vibration Monitoring Equipment be Installed on Construction Sites?

October 11, 2023

By Adam Martin, Director at Nova Acoustics When installing noise and vibration monitoring equipment on a construction site, it is important to strategically position the monitoring devices to accurately capture the relevant data. Here are some key considerations for the installation of noise and vibration monitoring equipment: Representative Locations: Install…

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Noise & Vibration Monitoring Equipment For Long Term Construction Noise

October 3, 2023

By Adam Martin, Director at Nova Acoustics The Svantek 307A sound level meter, Svantek SV 803 vibration meter and SvanNet system offer several benefits for monitoring noise and vibration on a construction site: Accuracy and Reliability: The Svantek 307 and SV 803 are high-quality meters known for their accuracy and…

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Building Acoustics Pro

September 21, 2023

Whether you’re an architect, engineer, acoustic consultant, student, or simply an enthusiast, the Svantek cutting-edge Building Acoustics PRO Mobile App is here to revolutionise the way you perform building acoustics measurements and analyse results! Introducing “Building Acoustics Pro”, your smart companion for comprehensive acoustic measurements. Compatible with Svantek sound level…

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Why is Noise, Vibration and Dust Monitoring Important for Construction sites?

September 19, 2023

By Adam Martin, Director at Nova Acoustics Noise, vibration, and dust monitoring are important for construction sites due to the following reasons: Environmental Impact: Construction activities can generate excessive noise, vibrations, and dust, which have the potential to impact the surrounding environment. Monitoring these factors helps ensure that construction sites…

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What Supporting Documents are Required From Your Acoustic Consultant for Your Section 61 Application?

September 4, 2023

By Adam Martin, Director at Nova Acoustics The specific noise and vibration assessments required for a Section 61 application may vary depending on the local authority and the circumstances of the construction or demolition site. However, some common information required to support a Section 61 application include: Baseline Noise &…

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Why Settle for Mediocrity in Vibration Monitoring

September 1, 2023

By Aidan Hubbard, Sales Director What constitutes the bare minimum in vibration monitoring? Peak Particle Velocity (PPV) and Vibration Dose Value (VDV) simultaneously running together is the bare minimum you should accept, this isn’t advanced functionality. Spending thousands of pounds on an instrument to do one thing? That’s like buying…

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The Many Ways a SV 106 Can Be Used

August 24, 2023

The SV 106D vibration meter is commonly used as a human vibration meter. Defined by ISO 8041, a human vibration meter is a device that uses a vibrational transducer, signal processor and a display to measure human response to vibrations.  Human vibrations are mechanical vibrations that are transmitted directly to…

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How to Get the Best Out of SvanNET: Tips and Tricks

August 15, 2023

SvanNET is an online solution that supports multi-point connection with Svantek’s noise & vibration monitoring stations including SV 307A and SV 803, along with partner products such as the Airly dust unit. To ensure the reliability and data security the SvanNET has been located on the Microsoft Azure™, the cloud…

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Why are Section 61s Important?

August 9, 2023

By Adam Martin, Director at Nova Acoustics Section 61 applications and the corresponding provisions under the Control of Pollution Act 1974 are important for several reasons: Protection of Public Health: Section 61s are crucial for safeguarding the well-being and quality of life of individuals living or working near construction or…

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