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ProPG Launches

On Thursday 22nd June 2017 ‘ProPG: Planning & Noise – Professional Practice Guidance on Planning and Noise – New Residential Development’, was launched at an event in Birmingham. The new document is a joint publication from the Institute of Acoustics…

Graham Cowling joins AECL

Addiscombe Environmental Consultants Limited is pleased to welcome Graham Cowling to the company as Technical Director. Graham brings with him over 30 years’ experience of noise and vibration projects including oil and gas, industrial, planning, construction, infrastructure, defence and buildings.…

Jacob Povall joins AECL

We are pleased to announce that Jacob Povall has recently joined the company as an Acoustic Consultant. Jacob graduated with an MEng in Acoustical Engineering from the University of Southampton and brings with him experience from a diverse portfolio of Projects. …

Fraser Poxon joins AECL

We are pleased to announce that Fraser Poxon has recently joined the company as a Senior Acoustic Consultant. Fraser graduated with an MSc in Applied Acoustics from the University of Derby and brings with him 13 years’ experience in acoustics…

AECL is recruiting

Due to an expanding Project Portfolio, AECL is currently seeking candidates to fill the role of Technical Director, Principal Acoustic Consultant and Senior Acoustic consultant. We offer a competitive salary, very flexible working conditions and good promotion prospects, along with…

Sound Intensity

The measurement of sound intensity, rather than sound pressure, is a very useful measurement technique for a variety of situations. Sound intensity is a vector quantity (i.e. it has a direction) whereas sound pressure is a scalar quantity. This means…

Noise at Work

Do I need an Assessment to be undertaken?   The United Kingdom Health and Safety Executive advise that if you answer “yes” to any of the questions in the “noise hazard checklist” below, you probably have noise risks which need…