Who is this course for?
This course is best suited for those either conducting sound insulation testing on a regular basis, and those constructing walls and floors, particularly those looking to convert properties and wishing to know more about sound insulation testing.
A one day starter to begin the journey of learning how to prevent and diagnose sound insulation testing failures in construction.
This course covers
- Acoustic Basics
- Difference between noise and sound insulation
- Background Noise
- Decibels Scales
- Sound Insulation Basics
- What is sound insulation
- Sound insulation data and graph readings
- Best Practice Design
- Timber Walls
- Blockwork Walls
- Timber Floors
- Concrete Floors
- Failure diagnoses techniques and live examples
The course will utilise the world class facilities of The Building Performance Hub, which includes a full size house, an ISO 10140 compliant sound insulation suite and discussion with senior sound insulation testers and consultants.