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Research Projects from 2010

No current research.

 

Research Projects prior to 2010

Reports for research projects list below can be obtained by emailing buildingstandards@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

 

Title

Description

Contractor

Year

Amendment of Example Constructions and Generic Internal Constructions

The project amended the Example Constructions and Generic Internal Constructions.

Napier University

2009/10

Design of separating constructions that are resistant to the transmission of noise in conversion of Traditional buildings

Project provides technical details and expert advice on the design of separating constructions that are resistant to the transmission of noise in traditional buildings.

Napier University

2009/10

Constructions resistant to the transmission of Noise

This project designed specified constructions to meet enhanced performance test levels and where practical, addresses the issues of the effect of hard wood floor coverings on the sound insulation performance of separating floors.

Robin Mackenzie Partnership, Napier University

2007/08

Limit noise transmission to dwellings from services

Project to inform the review of Section 5: Noise - noise transmission to dwellings from domestic services installations.

RMP Acoustic Consultants Napier University

2007/08

Specified Construction Research - Constructions used in separating walls and floors

Project provided an understanding of current practice with regard to separating walls and floors.

Scottish Association of Building Standards Managers (SABSM)

2007/08

Performance testing regimes in Scottish Local Authorities

A survey of verifiers' current practice and views on performance testing.

Scottish Association of Building Standards Managers (SABSM)

2006/07

Good Practice Guide: 'Housing and sound insulation: Improving existing attached dwellings and designing for conversions'

Joint project with Historic Scotland and Communities Scotland to investigate the causes of poor sound insulation.

Napier University

2005/06

A Review of Sound Insulation Performance in Scottish Domestic Construction

A review of sound insulation performance, relative to Part H (Technical Standards, Scotland), for different types of construction involving party walls and floors used in Scottish housing.

Napier University

2004/05