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Noise & Health In The Built Environment

We are pleased to present our latest RIBA certified core curriculum CPD ‘Noise and health in the built environment.’ This informative CPD provides an understanding of noise and how to address acoustics in the built environment. We discuss the intricacies of noise and how this is measured and the effects this has on health. With many discrepancies in the window industry surrounding acoustics, we discuss what to look for when specifying acoustic windows and how to design out noise.

Learning Aims

  • To develop an understanding of the effects that noise has on our health
  • To detail the ways in which to design out noise
  • Knowledge of the acoustic performance of glazing
  • An understanding of the process of the acoustic testing of windows and doors
  • An overview of how sound reduction is measured.
  • An introduction to the acoustic test standard BS EN10140-2

Core curriculum subjects

  • Design, Construction and Technology
  • Health, Safety and Wellbeing

Knowledge level

  • General Awareness