Building Acoustics

Himly provide specialist advice in building and architectural acoustics. With UK-wide coverage, all our consultants are members of the Institute of the Acoustics (IOA).

We are building acoustics experts working across the public and private sector to help clients achieve positive building design outcomes, jointly with our environmental noise and other built environment specialists.

Our projects range from single room acoustics assessments for small developments to multi-billion pound building projects.

We encourage our clients to adopt a practical approach to their projects. We talk the architect’s language, understand our clients’ needs, and respect the design intent. We innovate, but will not reinvent the wheel. 

With buildability, excellence and cost at the forefront of our designs, our acousticians are aware of the latest methods and techniques to meet the acoustic objectives of your projects.

Our services include:

  • Architectural acoustics design:
    • Airborne and impact sound insulation
    • Room acoustics (including 3D modelling)
    • Reverberation control
    • Intelligibility
    • Façade insulation
  • Building services noise and vibration control:
    • Plant noise
    • Duct-borne and duct breakout noise
    • Plumbing noise
    • Self generated noise
  • Public address and voice alarm and performance sound systems design
  • Acoustic measurement and testing
  • Expert witness services
  • BREEAM acoustic assessments

We typically offer design, simulation, specification, measurement, testing and commissioning of all the above services.