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John Connell Soundscape Award for our open plan office design method

We are very honoured to be awarded “Highly Commended” in the Soundscape category at the John Connell Awards 2019, for our multi-award-winning acoustic design method for open plan offices. The John Connell Awards 2019 took place at the Palace of Westminster on the evening of 23rd October 2019, hosted by Colonel Bob Stewart DSO MP,…
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Dining in a school atrium: new method for acoustic design and testing

At the Institute of Acoustics’ annual conference, held in Milton Keynes in 2019, we presented our new method for designing and testing a type of space that has become common in new school buildings: a dining area within an atrium or greater-than-single storey height space. These spaces are often used for many other purposes at…
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Open plan office acoustics – one day meeting

We are co-organising and presenting at a one day meeting on acoustics for open plan offices. This is an exciting and fast-changing area for acoustic design, and acoustic considerations are rapidly gaining the importance that they have for occupants of open plan offices. Office accommodation is increasingly being seen as a service, rather than an…
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Opportunity to join our team in Gateshead

Opportunity for a motivated and interested person to join the team in our head office, from any point in your career.Salary: £25,000 – £37,000, commensurate with experience and ability, with 8% pension contribution and free lunches.Location: Apex Acoustics, Design Works, William Street, Gateshead, NE10 0JP We have an enviable reputation across the industry for our…
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Supporting the climate strike 20th September

We are proud to be supporting the youth strike for climate on the 20th September, that has become a global climate strike. We are encouraging staff to join peaceful protests organised by the UK Student Climate Network in Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham and Nottingham. Apologies if you do not get the service you normally expect…
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Quietly driving sustainability…

…with our first fully-electric van! We were delighted to finally take delivery, having placed the order back in January – an eight month wait. We prioritise using the electric van every day, as the most significant way we can reduce our fossil fuel consumption. Of course, as electric vehicles are quieter, we are also reducing…
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Presenting our latest research at ICA 2019

We are making three presentations about our latest research at the International Congress on Acoustics in Aachen, 9 – 13th September 2019. In the keynote theatre, there is a full day session on open plan office acoustics, chaired and curated by Valtteri Hongisto, Turku University of Applied Sciences and Andreas Liebl, HSD Hochschule Döpfer. In…
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Assessing Lmax for residential developments: the proposed AVO Guide approach

At the IOA Spring Conference 2019 in Milton Keynes, Jack Harvie-Clark and Anthony Chilton (Max Fordham) jointly presented the paper that was written by Beth Paxton (Apex Acoustics), in collaboration with the presenters, David Trew (Bickerdike Allen), and Nick Conlan (Apex Acoustics). The paper is intended to give more background information to the assessment of…
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Opportunity for an acoustic consultant

Opportunity for a motivated and interested person to join our team, from any point in your career. Salary: £25,000 – £37,000, commensurate with experience and ability, with 8% pension contribution and free lunches.Location: Bridge House Business Centre, Derby Road, Nottingham, NG10 1NL We have an enviable reputation across the industry for our creative, innovative approach…
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How loud is too loud? Noise from domestic mechanical ventilation systems.

We are delighted that our cumulative research over more than five years has recently been published in the International Journal of Ventilation. It represents a collaboration by Jack Harvie-Clark, Nick Conlan & Weigang Wei of Apex Acoustics with Mark Siddall of LEAP. Noise from domestic ventilation systems is currently a little understood problem in the…
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