Environmental Noise Assessment & Report

It is very easy for any environment to become accepted for what it is, regardless of whether it is rife with noise pollution. Cars, aeroplanes, trains, industrial buildings and many more offenders create noise every single hour of every day across Sydney and while we may have become used to the sounds of the city, this does not mean that they are not having a detrimental effect on our wellbeing. An environmental noise assessment seeks to determine the exposure levels to those in the vicinity and find solutions that will reduce the invasive sound and protect their health and safety. Read More

At Koikas Acoustics, we are acoustic design consultants of distinction working in Sydney. Our friendly, professional service seeks to assist those that are in the process of addressing sound, noise and vibration related issues that either already exist or to safeguard against the likelihood that they will develop.

We provide objective, insightful and professional assessments that get it right from the start. We understand that if planners and architects are going to achieve results, then they need professional backing from those with a depth of experience that affords them insights into how to reduce the possibility of noise impacting in a negative way on the environment.

The Importance of Environmental Noise Assessments

The workplace is one environment that is undergoing a major change in recent years. While certain industries have had protocols in place to deal with noise in the past, the thinking around relatively noise-free environments such as offices has changed. Persistent or repeat patterns of noise or the presence of a distracting sound from utilities can all result in poor performance by employees and can have a truly damaging effect on mental wellbeing.

As such, having an environmental noise assessment report created for the working environment is a great way to identify where problems exist that may not have been noticed, but the presence of which does little to further the efforts of the workforce.

Here at Koikas Acoustics, we appreciate that many companies have taken measures to improve the standards that are in-place where noise is concerned. However, even with the completion of what may be referred to as a ‘competent’ assessment, an environmental noise report as completed by professionals is likely to reveal many more issues.

Those that fall short of regulatory and legislative standards run the risk of being found in breach of their duty of care and so it makes sense to take precautionary steps today for a more beneficial workplace tomorrow.

We use acoustic assessment instruments that are calibrated to meet the standards and certification required by the Australian Standards and the National Measurements Act to determine the noise and vibration readings for each environment we work in. What’s more, you can feel assured of the fact that our computer modelling programs and methods of analysis and prediction of noise and vibration patterns are of the highest standard.

The Best Environmental Noise Consultants in Sydney

The last thing that any building owner, property manager or construction company wants is to learn that the report they had completed fails to meet compliance standards. Worse still, learning this when facing a potentially costly lawsuit is a scenario that nobody wants to face.

Here at Koikas Acoustics, our track record is exemplary. Having completed more than 4,000 different projects across a variety of industries, we have yet to receive a complaint from a customer as a result of their application failing as a result of our recommendations. We are the best environmental noise consultants working in Sydney and we assure you that in our hands those that you hope to insulate from noise will be well looked after.

Environmental Noise Assessment Specialists

The word environment has a different meaning for each person. The immediate surroundings wherever you live or work apply, but since the world is made up of many different professions and types of buildings and landscapes, the way that sound impacts upon those that occupy each space will be different. An environmental noise assessment is a professional service that is required to determine the level of noise in an area and how it interacts with and affects the people in its vicinity.

At Koikas Acoustics, as sound and noise consultants working in Sydney, we appreciate the way that sound can change the way we behave and interact with an environment. We have carried out thousands of professional assessments to ensure that buildings, work environments, new constructions and public developments meet the compliance standards in place so that an occupational certificate can be issued.

We approach each assessment and project as if it is our own and to date have successfully resolved any noise-related issues no matter how challenging. Rather than adapt as we progress, we get things right from the start and our recommendations have helped our clients implement effective changes that ensured they saved money and achieved full compliance.

A Track Record That is Second to None

As Members of the Australian Acoustical Society (MAAS), our team is fully qualified and we have the requisite experience in acoustical and vibration disciplinary fields to provide each client with environmental noise assessment reports and presentations that are appropriate for the professionals that will receive them.

Undertaking this kind of work in the early stages of planning with the team here at Koikas Acoustics is a proactive step that brings with it many benefits. Our sound consulting services ensures that amendments to plans and materials used can be actioned upfront, which undoubtedly saves time and money. We also afford our clients with cost-effective acoustical solutions and are happy to work with you to achieve a positive outcome.

Outside of our clients’ needs, we also take into consideration the way that noise will impact those that live in or work in the environment. Our environmental noise assessment helps the ultimate stakeholders to pursue their work or personal lives in a stress-free manner, free from exposure to noise pollution.

Our confidence in the work that we do comes from our extensive knowledge and practical experience putting our learning to good use in the real world. We have dealt with noise that comes from all manner of sources effectively, including aircraft, rail, entertainment locations, mechanical devices.

We have also achieved positive results in facilities where noise pollution could have a detrimental effect on the wellbeing of those that occupy the space, e.g. childcare centres and hospitals.

Our Clients Achieve Compliance by Undertaking an Envionmental Noise Assessment

Regardless of the stringent noise requirements that you may have to achieve on your project, rest assured that the team here at Koikas Acoustics is capable of finding workable, cost-effective solutions. We are committed to delivering timely reports and building positive relationships with our clients and those in the communities that they work with.

So, when you require the services of environmental noise consultants, simply pick up the phone or send us an email. We promise nothing less than the very best acoustical advice and the solutions to ensure that you achieve compliance.

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CONSTRUCTION ENVIRONMENT NOISE & VIBRATION

  • Construction Noise Monitoring
  • Construction Vibration Monitoring
  • Construction Noise and Vibration
  • Construction Noise & Vibration Plan of Management

ENVIRONMENTAL NOISE ACOUSTIC ASSESSMENT

  • Pubs
  • Clubs
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Function Centres
  • Cafés
  • Chillers
  • Refrigeration
  • Pumps
  • Air-conditioners
  • Extraction Fans
  • Child Care Centres
  • Schools
  • Colleges
  • Universities
  • Hospitals
  • Medical Centres
  • Aged Care
  • Places of Worship
  • Car Wash
  • Service Stations
  • Industrial Buildings
  • Sport Facilities
  • Gymnasiums

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL NOISE REPORTS

  • Floors
  • Walls
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Ceiling roof systems
  • Ventilation systems
  • Mechanical plant and equipment
  • Sound absorbing materials
  • Vibration isolation springs
  • Vibration isolation rubber mounts