Lurcock, D., MacKenzie, R. & Smith, S. (2011). Research into attitudes to environmental noise from concerts. NANR292 Final Report
The purpose of this report is to analyse the results of the social study together
with the event noise to determine potential correlations that will help inform the
review of ...
Lurcock, D., MacKenzie, R. & Smith, S. (2011). Accoustic noise measurement of air source heat pumps. (EE0214)
Hutt, R. & MacKenzie, R. (2009). Services noise affecting dwellings.
The Scottish Building Standards Agency (SBSA) propose to review whether the building regulations should address the issue of noise transmission to dwellings from domestic serv...
Smith, S., Wood, J. & MacKenzie, R. (2007). Design of separating constructions that are resistant to the transmission of noise -part 1 - main report.
Waters-Fuller, T., Lurcock, D., Mackenzie, R. & MacKenzie, R. (2007). NANR116 Open-Closed Window Research Report
Research into the Acoustic Transmission of Open and Closed Windows.
The project will involve undertaking the following tasks;
1. A thorough review of current knowledge/lit...
Waters-Fuller, T., Lurcock, D., Mackenzie, R. & MacKenzie, R. (2006). Open/closed window research: sound insulation through ventilated domestic windows
Planning guidance is required to advise on appropriate standards against which the suitability of development can be assessed. Consideration is needed of the locale, its
Waters-Fuller, T., Mackenzie, R., MacKenzie, R., Smith, S. & Steel, C. (2005). Neighbour noise: control of noise from laminate and wooden flooring.
Smith, S., Wood, J. & MacKenzie, R. (2005). A guide for housing and sound insulation.
MacKenzie, R. (2005). The design and production of a guide for noise control from laminated and wooden flooring
Research Study Conducted for Department for
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and through
it the Devolved Administrations of the Scottish Executive,
the National Ass...
Waters-Fuller, T., MacKenzie, R., Smith, S. & Mackenzie, R. (2004). The development and production of a guide for noise control from laminated and wooden flooring.
This document, produced by the Building Performance Centre at Napier University, was commissioned by Defra and the Devolved Administrations of the Scottish Executive, the Nati...
Smith, S., Wood, J. B., MacKenzie, R. & MacKenzie, R. (2003). The Building Regulations 2000 – amendment of the building regulations to allow robust standard details to be used as an alternative to pre-completion testing.
Smith, S., Wood, J., MacKenzie, R. & Mackenzie, R. (2003). Robust Standard Details for Part E: submitted by request of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
Smith, S., MacKenzie, R., Mackenzie, R. & Waters-Fuller, T. (2001). Impact of part E proposals to Scottish domestic new build construction industry - part 2.
Smith, S., Wood, J. & MacKenzie, R. (2007). Design of separating constructions that are resistant to the transmission of noise-part 2 - example details
Waters-Fuller, T., MacKenzie, R., Mackenzie, R. & McAlister, D. (2003). A review of acoustical fencing.
Smith, S., Mackenzie, R., MacKenzie, R. & Waters-Fuller, T. (2001). A review of sound insulation in Scottish domestic construction Part 1
The main aim of this research was to review the sound insulation performance,
relative to Part H (Technical Standards, Scotland), for different types of construction
Smith, S., MacKenzie, R. & Wood, J. B. (2008). Development of new standards for sound insulation for new housing in Scotland
During the last 20 years minor amendments have been made to the technical design details for the Scottish Technical Standards for new build attached homes, under Section 5: No...
Smith, S., Wood, J., & MacKenzie, R. (2005). Housing and sound insulation: Improving existing attached dwellings and designing for conversions. Arcamedia
This book is an essential tool for housing managers, building control and architects in designing to improve the levels of sound insulation in existing housing.
A key section...
MacKenzie, R. & Smith, S. Development of robust details for sound insulation.. Paper presented at New Zealand Accoustical Scoiety, Auckland, New Zealand. (Unpublished)
Smith, S., Mackenzie, R., MacKenzie, R. & Waters-Fuller, T. A review of the sound insulation performance in Scottish domestic construction: report.. Paper presented at Building Standards Division, Scottish Executive, Edinburgh. (Unpublished)
Dept of Communities & Local Government
To provide the DCLG with robust data and evidence to support future policy development relating to sound insulation criteria for 'new build' in England.
To collate and undertake a statistical analysis and a full report on the review of Part E of the Building Regulations in Ireland, to improve standards of sound insulation.
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Timber frame design, sound insulation, noise and vibration transmission, engineered and solid joists, timber material properties