Sound Testing Ireland

Sound Testing Ireland

Sound Test Ireland is a Professional Acoustic Consultancy which specialises in Sound Testing for Airborne & Impact Sound Insulation, governed by the Revised Building Regulations, Technical Guidance Document – “Section E”. This is to be enforced from 1st. July 2015, for Builders, Developers, Architects, Engineers & Certifiers of Domestic Dwellings / Properties.

From this date (on or after 1st. July 2015), for newly commenced domestic structures, a minimum sample of sound tests must be carried out on the separating elements between dwellings (Apartments / Houses) ie. parti walls and separating floors, in order to comply with revised TGD Section E.

The results of these sound tests will form part of the final certification of the property required by Law, Lending Institutions, HomeBond & The National House Building Guarantee Scheme.

See The Requirements for Sound Testing on your development.

Sound Test Ireland offers Sound Testing for;

  1. Airborne Sound Tests to Walls (as per IS EN ISO 140 Part 4:1998) – Sound Testing a Wall
  2. Airborne Sound Tests to Floors (as per IS EN ISO 140 Part 4:1998) – Sound Testing a Floor
  3. Impact Sound Tests to Floors (as per IS EN ISO 140 Part 7:1998) – Sound Testing a Floor
  4. Reverberation Time Tests / Measurement of communal spaces in New Developments
  5. All reports / results are expressed as per IS EN ISO 717 Parts 1 & 2 2013

These Sound Testing and Reporting methods for both Walls & Floors are as per the required standards of the revised Building Regulations TGD Part E (Section 2) and enable the Builder / Developer / Architect or Construction Designer, to offer the required proof of compliance from 1st. July 2015 for certification.

We are a specialist Acoustic Consultancy with Professional Construction Technology Qualifications, who specialise in the quick arrival to site, sound testing and reporting of results, with a complete understanding of building works.

We explain the mysteries of acoustics in a manner that can be understood and compared.

Sound Test Ireland is a Registered Trade Name of Dalton Acoustics Ltd.