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Acoustic Isolator for a Party Wall.

Patent
Smith, S., Bignell, D., Parrett, R., Wood, J. & Flynn, P. (2007)
Acoustic Isolator for a Party Wall.
Abstract of GB2429719 The invention relates to a party wall 10 and comprises first and second skins 12, 14 and a cavity 16 between the skins; an acoustic isolator 22; and a fi...

Housing and sound insulation: Improving existing attached dwellings and designing for conversions.

Book
Smith, S., Wood, J., & MacKenzie, R. (2006)
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...

Open/closed window research: sound insulation through ventilated domestic windows.

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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 exist...

Properties of hydraulic and nonhydraulic limes for use in construction.

Thesis
Edwards, A. J. Properties of hydraulic and nonhydraulic limes for use in construction. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6884
The term "lime" comes from the word limestone. Limestone rocks were converted to lime powder by burning (calcining). The process of converting limestone to lime was an old pro...

The development and production of a guide for noise control from laminated and wooden flooring.

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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...

A review of acoustical fencing.

Working Paper
Waters-Fuller, T., MacKenzie, R., Mackenzie, R. & McAlister, D. (2003)
A review of acoustical fencing.

Embodied energy analysis of aluminium-clad windows.

Journal Article
Asif, M., Davidson, A. & Muneer, T. (2001)
Embodied energy analysis of aluminium-clad windows. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology. 22, 195-199. doi:10.1191/014362401701524226. ISSN 0143-6244
This article provides an overview of energy loads associated with the application of powder coated aluminium profiles on the exterior wooden surface of double glazed windows. ...

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