Building Acoustic Services | Residential and Mixed-use Developments

Residential and Mixed-use Developments

Acoustics Consultants Australia staff have successfully undertaken and delivered numerous residential design projects.

Our experience includes:

  • Single dwellings
  • Apartment buildings
  • Hotels
  • Age Care Centres
  • Schools and Universities
  • Child Care Centres

Featured Project | Apartment Building – Bicton, WA

  • Residential-Development

ACA provided acoustics testing services to the developer for commissioning and building occupancy certificate. The apartments had hard wooden floors throughout the building and ACA provided impact and airborne noise testing for comparison to the design objectives and section F5 of the National Construction Code.

Specialist Advice

Contact us for assistance with your building acoustics residential developments. We provide specialist advice to identify and meet:

  • National Construction Code requirements (NCC Section F5) for the design of party walls and floors.
  • Noise intrusion requirements and recommendations from State Planning Policies and Australian Standards (e.g. WA State Planning Policy 5.4 and the NSW Road Noise Policy for road and/or rail noise, Australian Standard AS 2021:2015 Acoustics – Aircraft Noise Intrusion – Building Siting and Construction for the management of aircraft noise).
  • Noise breakout control to the environment (building services and plant).
  • Vibration control inside buildings (gyms, pools, mechanical plant)

We can also assist with testing of airborne or impact noise transmission for:

  • Compliance and commissioning testing to meet NCC standards, Strata By Laws or Star Rating requirements

  • Defects

  • Noise break-in or break-out issues

  • Vibration issues