Environmental Noise Surveys Explained

When planning the development of a building, sites will usually require an environmental noise survey to take place as part of their Building Regulation obligations pertaining to acoustic and sound testing in the UK. This will typically be requested by the local authorities or a planning officer, and is a necessary action taken to assess the impacts of new developments on the surrounding environmental noise levels and vice versa.

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What is a Flood Risk Assessment?

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A Flood Risk Assessment (or FRA) is a dedicated flood report detailing what flooding risks a building or development site is most vulnerable to. These reports must always be conducted by a qualified Flood Risk Assessment consultant, who will build a report of the site, identifying the target “at-risk” areas, whilst recommending preparatory actions that can be taken in order to minimise the impact of any potential flooding that might occur.

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Improving the Value of Your Home

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There are many ways in which you can add, often large amounts of value to your home, all of which can not only increase the price of the property, but can also make your house a more comfortable and enjoyable place to live as well as a much more appealing prospect for any potential buyers.

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How to Look After Your Boiler

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There are many different things you can do to look after your boiler that can be easily integrated into your routine. Although some forms of maintenance will be dependent on what boiler you have, there are a few ‘generic’ measures you can take for any type of boiler, no matter its type, nature or make.

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