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The impact of poor acoustics in buildings has been well documented – and many of us understand just how distressing excessive levels of noise can be, be it in a home or office environment. The truth of the matter is that it can even lead to adverse health effects, increasing the risk of heart disease, diabetes, heart attacks and strokes, says Ben Hancock of Oscar Acoustics.
Selectaglaze have been recognised for their installation of acoustic secondary glazing at South Hampstead High School in North-West London.
In this new ebook, Selectaglaze examines how secondary glazing creates warmer environments, quieter places and safer surroundings.
London’s Canary Wharf, home to the European headquarters of Barclays, Citigroup, HSBC and many other businesses is currently operating at 10% capacity, with most employees working from home. To put that in perspective, that’s about 12,000 people of the total 125,000 workforce using the commercial buildings.
The 900-year-old Aukland Castle closed in 2016 so that experts could renovate the historic site back to its original 18th Century grandeur. Selectaglaze fitted parts of the Castle with a series of secondary glazing solutions.
Selectaglaze has installed new secondary glazing at St Philip’s, the Grade II Listed Anglican Church in Penn Fields, 3.5km south-west of the centre of Wolverhampton.
HS2 has unveiled a new vacuum excavation technique for piling which is better for the environment, safer for workers and reduces construction noise.
According to ventilation specialists, S&P UK, building ventilation systems reduce the spread of airborne diseases by half compared to natural ventilation for schools, offices, and hospitality venues
A centre of excellence for special educational needs has opened in Chester’s Abbey Square, which required Selectaglaze secondary glazing for part of the transformation and conversion of Grade II* Listed Georgian buildings.
Eave has appointed Paul Watson to develop its operations capability, Paul is an experienced operations director whose leadership was instrumental to the growth of both Kelvin Hughes and Racal Acoustics.
Architect Thomas Wiedmer, UK and Ireland technical director at pan-European insulation specialist Actis, explains why it’s a good idea to use a vapour control layer when embarking on a new build or refurb and what to look for when choosing a breather membrane.
Selectaglaze’s secondary glazing solution creates a warm, quiet and safe learning environment at Harris Manchester College.
Wedding ceremonies have been made peaceful in a Grade II and II* Listed Town Hall following acoustic adaptations by Selectaglaze to block noise from Reading town centre.
Demand for Actis insulation has been at an all-time high during the first two months of 2021 with a massive rise in demand for products from roofing contractors.
Insulation specialist Actis will be presenting its popular SAP training sessions at two LABC virtual roadshows next month.
The installation of secondary glazing to patio doors in a suburban home in Cockfosters, North London makes a living room comfier for a couple’s young child.
Significant inward investment into new building and regeneration projects in the North West is driving demand for specific solutions that can keep all types of buildings quieter and warmer, according to Mike Latham from Commercial Sales at Granada Secondary Glazing.
Selectaglaze secondary glazing can help listed buildings meet modern standards for thermal, acoustic and security performance without sacrificing their original elegance.
Rodney Melville and Partners appointed Selectaglaze to install secondary glazing at the Grade I Listed Belton House stable block in Grantham, Lincolnshire.
Selectaglaze were chosen to install secondary glazing to improve Harris Manchester College, a faculty of the University of Oxford.
VolkerFitzpatrick has delivered the £13.7m project under budget, to redevelop the Department of Media, Culture and Language facilities for the University of Roehampton.
Premier Public Relations contacted Selectaglaze for a window improvement to their offices, to create a more agreeable working environment by reaching a higher level of thermal insulation.
Technology start-up, Eave has secured a £2m investment from Pembroke VCT to improve noise protection standards for construction workers.
Collaboration at early stage design for secondary glazing specification in all types of commercial and residential projects delivers positive benefits all round, explains Mike Latham from commercial sales at Granada Secondary Glazing.
Selectaglaze secondary glazing, which offers a barrier protecting against heat loss, background noise and even theft, is helping to revitalise the Grade II listed Blue Mills in Witham, Essex.
Selectaglaze has installed secondary glazing in the newly refurbished Grade II listed Aberdeen Wharf, located close to the River Thames.
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