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Guidance to Passing the Sound Test

Posted: Jul 20, 2018

In this post, we will be guiding you on the common mistakes that often cause failures in Sound Testing and how to ensure you have the best chance in passing the sound test. We will also look at sound testing for Airborne and Impact noise and using the correct soundproofing materials for your project. We want to make sure you are receiving the best guidance as possible to help your project through the sound test.

 

Raising The Bar - DuraBloc

Posted: May 17, 2018

iKoustic introduces our brand new, long lasting, high durability, customisable and portable - DuraBloc to all Gyms, for those in noise sensitive areas that require  Gym Soundproofing, or for better quality internal Gym Acoustics to reduce potential hearing loss through sustained loud noises and personal trainers having to raise their voices causing potential vocal damage over long periods of time.

 

On The Case - A Working Relationship With iKoustic

Posted: Apr 13, 2018

‘Creating Quieter Spaces Together’ – this is our mission statement at iKoustic, and we aim to provide a one stop solution for any acoustic requirements across Residential, Commercial and Industrial alongside Architects, Acoustic Consultant and Specifiers for large projects.

 

The Additional Costs of Using Resilient Channel

Posted: Apr 06, 2018

Acoustics are an important consideration in construction to make sure that the impact of airborne noise and impact noise is minimised in transfer between spaces. A common usage would be in multiple dwellings such as housing conversions and large apartment blocks – where sound transfer can be most problematic, and the requirement of Part E Building Regulations determines whether a property can be rented.

A Studio Build with Pro Tools Expert

Posted: Mar 29, 2018

With a rise in affordable DIY audio recording hardware and software, it is becoming more common to expect studios to be within the home or in a dedicated space - allowing more flexibility to those in the audio recording industry.

Product Feature: DuraStop

Posted: Mar 16, 2018

iKoustic have introduced a brand-new product to the world of Gym Acoustics as a solution to reducing impact noise issues in weights machines, without dismantling and reassembling the apparatus – DuraStop.

Gym Acoustics require careful planning and consideration when commercial properties and residential are located within the same property or in neighbouring properties. Large weights can travel through structures by some distance, causing distress and sometimes concern of the structural integrity.

Our Sound Absorption Range on Global Green Tag

Posted: Feb 14, 2018

Global Green Tag is a global brand that helps give certification on products that are considered as health, eco-friendly in the construction world.

iKoustic strive to make sure our products are kept up to date with the fast paced industry of Acoustics, so to have Green Tag as part of our Sound Absorption Range, this means that implementing our products contributes to a greener build.

Adding Acoustic Weight to Gym Designs

Posted: Jan 22, 2018

Its that time of the year again where New Year resolutions lead to fitness commitments and Gym memberships soar!

AND to cater for this massive surge of enthusiasm there has been an exponential explosion of Gyms across the UK.

These new Gyms are often in Mixed Use Developments such as in hotels, shopping centres, industrial units, above shops, more accessible and open for increasingly longer hours. Sounds like heaven? Well not if you live next door to a badly designed one.

Assessing a Floor for Soundproofing

Posted: Jan 17, 2018

When soundproofing a floor there are various elements to look out for when you are progressing into the world of soundproofing, we will go through these step by step to give you clarity when looking to purchase soundproofing.

You are welcome to call on 01937 588 226 to go through in more detail.

Our document on Science of Soundproofinggoes into more detail about how sound works.

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