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Residential Acoustics

Whether its compliance with current building regulation requirements, noisy neighbor complaints or home office and home theater design, Enhance Acoustics offer a suite of services that will ensure acoustic comfort and wellbeing in your home.

We can provide solutions for the following:

Home office / remote working
Noisy neighbors
Sound insulation testing
Home cinema design
Room acoustics
Biophilic design for health and wellbeing
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Specialists in architectural and building acoustics

Building Regulations, Noisy Urban Living Environments, Modern Design Trends and Increased Technology in our homes have placed a high demand for acoustic consideration and regulation when planning for modern living.

  • BC(A)R 2014 - TGD Part E:Sound

  • BS EN ISO 8233

  • WHO Guidance for Community Noise 2000

  • WELL Building Standard

  • Noisy Neighbors

  • Biophilic Design

Sound insulation testing equipment.

Services We Offer

Two key elements in residential acoustics are Noise and Sound. We design to keep noise out and to control the sound within your home providing acoustic comfort where you need it most.

  • Sound Insulation Testing

  • Room Acoustic Testing

  • Home Cinema Design

  • Sound System Integration

  • Home Automation Solutions

  • Biophilic Design for the Home

Building Control Regulations Document E

Building Control Regulations 2014

We offer a full end to end consultancy service for BC(A)R 2014 TGD Part E: Sound. We conduct Airborne and Impact sound insulation testing to prove compliance with current regulations.

What are the benefits?

CREATES RESTORATIVE ENVIRONMENTS

ENHANCES COGNITIVE FUNCTION

IMPROVES SLEEP

PROMOTES HEALTH AND WELLBEING

REDUCES STRESS

Clients we’ve worked with

Acoustic design and the bottom line

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Enhance Acoustics have provided noise consultancy services on a number of projects for ORS. These have included advising on and monitoring of environmental noise and building acoustics. The works have been carried out within budget and specified timelines. I would have no hesitation recommending Enhance Acoustics for any future projects.
Alan Kiernan - Senior Environmental Engineer - ORS
Derek from Enhance Acoustics really showed how flexible he could be to help us through the acoustic testing on our latest housing development in Edenderry. I would recommend Derek to any potential client and truly look forward to working with him in the near future.
Paul Molloy - Quantity Surveyor - Leamore Construction Ltd.
We engaged Enhance Acoustics on a recent project that included a multi screen cinema and bowling alley. Enhance Acoustics performed their duties in a very professional and friendly manner. I would highly recommend their services.
Alan Baldwin - Managing Director - The Building Consultancy
We have engaged with Enhance Acoustics on a number of projects to date and have found that they are consistently thorough and professional in their undertakings. We look forward to working with them on many more projects in the future.
Robert Glennon - Contracts Director - Glennwood
We worked with Enhance Acoustics to carry out sound insulation testing. We found them to be extremely professional in their duties and the whole process to be prompt and efficient. We look forward to working with them on more projects into the future.
Martin Denali - Director - Denali Holdings Ltd
We were very happy in all our dealings with Enhance Acoustics and the work carried out by Cunas. During the initial site visit Derek from Enhance Acoustics and David from Cunas talked through and explained the process, the materials which would be used and the solution which best suited our home. They genuine passion for the business they’re in is clearly evident. Once the work began great care was first taken in protecting all the floor surfaces and covering furniture etc.... The installation of the sound proofing was fast, 2.5days and great care was again taken when cleaning up. David called out again two weeks later to inspect all the corners, skirting joints etc in case any additional last touch-ups were needed after all the plaster had dried out. The performance of the sound insulation actually exceeded my expectations. Our neighbour who is hard of hearing has their TV blaring. Before the sound insulation we could hear word for word the dialogue coming from their TV. Now however, sitting in absolute silence in our room (which would never realistically happen) we can hear nothing. The sound insulation is not cheap, but as the saying goes "Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten". I know in the months and years to come, as we sit enjoying a book or a movie without the intrusion from our neighbours TV, the price we paid will indeed be forgotten.
Padraig Maguire, Private Homeowner, Co. Dublin
I have been involved with acoustic detail fitouts for 14 years, specialising in improving houses and workplace environments with sound insulation and specialised acoustic treatments. I have engaged acoustic engineers to provide acoustic specification and detail to ensure the outcome meets the requirements of my clients. My business has benefited very significantly since I was introduced to Derek, he has an unrivalled passion and respect for his profession. Derek begins all new project investigations listening carefully to the person or business affected, his attention to detail and high standards have meant that my clients feel very assured and confident that their project is in the right hands. Most of my domestic sound insulation projects begin with a client explaining how noise affects their life in relation to stress, sleep deprivation and anxiety. Derek provides reassurance and understanding in a professional and human way that my clients feel understood and confident that we can provide a solution to their problem and improve their quality of life. He has improved our standard of work significantly through not only providing detail but following through how its implemented, providing advice and education to us thus always maximising the outcome of a project. I have no doubt Derek will be held to a high recognition within his profession and will lead the way, I have never felt more reassured that my client or project is in the best possible hands. The growth of my business owes a lot to Derek, clients know I can deliver because they quickly see that he will not associate with poor practice and persons who don’t appreciate the detail requited. I could go on forever about what Derek has bought to us, but it will only take you minutes to know you have the right man on your project.
David Fitzgerald - Cunas Noise Reduction Solutions
Before we got this work undertaken we had a consultation with Derek from Enhanced Acoustics. Derek was very reassuring. He listened intently and answered any questions we had and explained in detail the project and what to expect. It was very helpful to know we could contact Derek throughout the project. David from Cúnas also detailed the job from start to finish. David and his team were very professional, trustworthy and pleasant to deal with. David communicated daily with us and you can see he takes great pride in his work. He is extremely thorough. We are delighted with the work that they carried out which was completed within a week. They were very respectful of our home and you cannot tell from looking that there are any changes. After the project both Derek and David made contact it is reassuring to know they are not happy until you are. Before the sound insulation upgrade we could hear everything from the neighbours e.g curtains being pulled, voices, tv, dishwasher being emptied, alarm being set and so on now we don’t hear any of that from our upgraded walls. This has made a huge difference to our lives and general wellbeing.
Lisa Callaghan, Private Home owner, Co. Kildare

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