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Part E Building Regulations – A Simple Breakdown Part E of the Building Regulations deals with soundproofing in buildings. It’s titled “Resistance to the Passage of Sound” and sets standards for noise insulation in various structures, including homes and schools. The focus is on preventing unwanted noise from traveling between different parts of a building. […]

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Cross laminated timber  or CLT as it is also known is growing in popularity as a building material. It has many features that appeal to an architect when designing a building.  Some of these features include Strength and Durability: CLT panels are incredibly strong and can be used as load-bearing elements in buildings. They have

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Swimming Pool Isolation   Tackling Vibration Challenges in Rooftop Installations   Rooftop swimming pools in hotels and apartment buildings offer an alluring amenity, yet they present unique challenges tied to vibrations. These challenges affect various aspects of the pool, from bather comfort to the structural integrity of the building. In this article, we delve into

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When considering which material to use as an acoustic underlay they are many things to consider and many options available such as Recycled rubber acoustic underlay or foam underlay. At Buildtec Acoustics we recommend recycled rubber underlays as it offers some great features and advantages over foam underlay. Advantage of recycled rubber underlay over foam

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Architects, engineers  and sound insulation contractors are very familiar with the challenges of creating acoustically optimised spaces. One innovative solution that has gained prominence in the field of sound insulation is the acoustic floating floor. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the technical intricacies of an acoustic floating floor, highlighting its unique characteristics,

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Basewood acoustic underlay for floors

Noise pollution can be a real problem in busy offices or homes if not dealt with correctly. It will have a negative affect on the people who work or live there. Noise can come from many sources such as  footfall, human conversation, or just from items been dropped on the floor.  Acoustic underlay is the

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How to screed a floor

How to Screed a Floor – The Ultimate Guide Your home or property demands a level of perfection that can only be achieved through attential to detail. From the foundation to the roof, every aspect must be meticulously crafted to ensure a flawless finish. One of the most critical steps in this process laying screed onto

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Architecture & Building Expo 2022

Buildtec Acoustics are exhibiting at this years Architecture & Building Expo in the RDS Dublin on the 5th and 6th of October 2022 Architecture + Building Expo is held in conjunction with the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland’s Annual Conference. We will be displaying new products from Isolgomma and Impact Acoustic. Please drop

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Buildtec through it’s exclusive relationship with Isolgomma is a proud innovator of environmentally responsible solutions and a supplier of numerous LEED compliant products. In fact Isolgomma is probably the acoustic industry’s largest manufacturer of eco-friendly products with a minimum recycled content of 92% across the product range. Isolgomma provides a detailed LEED (Leadership in Energy and

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