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The Adverse Effects of Noise in a Working Environment: Office Soundproofing Solutions for an Effective Team

Posted: Apr 11, 2019

Workspaces are year on year working to provide an overall positive atmosphere for their employees, and much has improved from the 1980s cubicle desk environment where the single image of a watering can pot sitting mounted on a wall, dwarfed by its beige surroundings in the middle distance over a sea of grey cubicle desk dividers towering over. Your manager also shielded away from everybody else in the isolated plasterboard cabin with only a name tag on their door to remind yourself that they exist.

Guidance to Part E Building Regulations and 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 - MuteBloc™

Posted: May 17, 2018

iKoustic introduces our brand new, long lasting, high durability, customisable and portable - MuteBloc™ 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

Acoustic Control is an important consideration in both specification and construction of each building to ensure that the impact of airborne noise and impact noise is minimised in transfer between spaces. A common place in which soundproofing is required is in multiple dwellings such as housing conversions and large scale residential builds – where a sound transmission can be most problematic, and the requirement of Part E Building Regulations determines whether a property is suitable for living.

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: MuteStop™

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 – MuteStop™.

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.

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