Brüel & Kjær Sound & Vibration Measurement A/S

Excellence in Acoustics Awards scheme

Association of Noise Consultants reward best acoustic practitioners

July 2013 -- Acoustic trade association, Association of Noise Consultants (ANC), has launched a set of awards to promote and recognise excellence among UK acoustic consultants and raise the profile of the acoustics industry. 

The awards, due to be presented on Tuesday 8th October in Birmingham’s Crowne Plaza hotel, divides into four sections: Environmental Acoustics, sponsored by Bruel & Kjaer;   Architectural Acoustics, sponsored by Ecophon;  Building Services Acoustics, sponsored by IAC;  and Sound Insulation Design, sponsored by Robust Details. The ANC expects to add more Awards in subsequent years.

The Awards are looking for examples of work that display innovation - and originality - in acoustic design or approach to a particular project. There are no restrictions on size or type of project, but work must have been undertaken in the last two years (but need not be complete) and the consultancy must be in operating in the UK, although the project may be elsewhere.  

Full details and the entry form are available on the ANC website:

The closing date for entries is 31st July 2013.

The Awards will be presented at a Dinner following the ANC conference on 8th October.


About Association of Noise Consultants
The ANC is a trade association for acoustic, noise and vibration consultancy practices in the UK. Membership has grown to over 115 member companies, including several international members and representing nearly eight hundred consultants.

About Brüel & Kjær

Brüel & Kjær is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of sound and vibration measurement systems.

Brüel & Kjær helps its customers measure and manage the quality of sound and vibration in their products and in the environment. Focus areas are aerospace, space, defence, automotive, ground transportation, airport environment, urban environment, telecom and audio.

Brüel & Kjær has an unparalleled portfolio of sound and vibration equipment and is a long-established designer and manufacturer of innovative instrumentation including sound level meters, microphones, accelerometers, conditioning amplifiers, calibrators, noise and vibration analyzers, and PULSE software. In addition, Bruel & Kjaer designs and manufactures the LDS range of vibration test systems, as well as complete airport and environmental monitoring systems: WebTrak, ANOMS, NoiseOffice and Noise Sentinel. To see the full range of solutions, systems and products, please visit

Brüel & Kjær also runs a variety of training courses, from basic introductions to noise and its effects to more specialised classes teaching customers how to get the most out of their equipment. Free, online training courses - conducted by our expert engineers - run throughout the year too. For all course registration details visit

Brüel & Kjær is a subsidiary of UK-based Spectris plc ( which has annual sales of £1.1bn and employs around 7,500 people worldwide across its four business segments
For additional information please contact:
Heather Wilkins
Marketing Coordinator
Bruel & Kjaer
Telephone: 01223 389 800

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