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ACOUSTIC CONSULTANTS - SOUND AND NOISE MEASUREMENT TESTING AND REPORTING

Foundation

 

Dedsound Acoustic Contracting / Ireland Ltd. – was established in 1997, it offered many varied acoustic and soundproofing solutions to Clients, from Domestic soundproofing solutions on party-walls for Homeowners, to high profile Government contracts on listed buildings, Multi National Corporations and The National Broadcaster, to list but a few. The company could offer these types of Acoustic Consultancy and Acoustic Contracting services through its specialist Management expertise. Dedsound in its separate disciplines was very successfully owned and managed by Mr. Ted Dalton, a qualified Professional Surveyor and Acoustic Consultant, however, in 2005 it was decided to separate the company in it’s entirety from other interests and the company ceased to trade under that name.
 

 

Accreditation

 

E. J. Dalton & Associates Ltd. is a wholly owned Irish, private limited company. The company was established in 2005 by Mr. Ted Dalton it’s Managing Director, also the founding Director and Manager of Dedsound established in 1997.

Ted Dalton, B.Sc., H.Dip., Con.Econ., Dip.Con.Surv.Tech., M.I.O.A., took the "Institute of Acoustics" Diploma in "Acoustics & Noise Control" in 1998 with specialist modules in Noise Control Engineering and Architectural / Building Acoustics (A course which requires that a prospective entrant must already have obtained a relevant Science Degree).
Further acoustic study involved personal accreditation at Sound Research Labs – UK;

Measurement of Sound Insulation in Buildings & Building Elements

BS EN ISO 140 – 4: 1998
BS EN ISO 140 – 7: 1998

and calculations to:

BS EN ISO 717 – 1: 1997
BS EN ISO 717 – 2: 1997


Institute of Acoustics Diploma:
With specialist areas,

  • General Principles of Acoustics
     
  • Architectural & Building Acoustics
     
  • Noise Control Engineering
     
  • Environmental Noise Assessment & Measurement
     
  • Workplace Noise Assessment
     
 

Further Qualifications

In 2005 Ted was elected to the status of Corporate Member within The Institute of Acoustics affording him the title of "Senior Acoustic Consultant". He has been referred to in articles by The Sunday Tribune as a "Walking Encyclopaedia in Acoustics" and currently provides the "Ask the Experts" replies/answers for The Sunday Times on sound and soundproofing issues. His background is an Honours Science Degree (B.Sc.) in Surveying, with a total period of 15 years in the specialist areas of Surveying, Fire-protection & "Sound". In 2006 Ted also took ICORR exams level 2 for the Qualification of Fireproofing Inspector, with specialist areas including Intumescent & Cemeticious Treatments to Structural Steel.

Services

 

E.J. Dalton & Associates Ltd. – was established in 2005 to replace the "Acoustic Consultancy" services originally provided by Dedsound Ireland Ltd. The Company has been specifically established to concentrate on "Expert Sound Measurement, Assessment & Reporting" and currently provides this range of acoustic services to a broad base of Clientele such as;
 

  • Homeowners
     
  • Architects & Designers
     
  • Developers & Contractors
     
  • Publicans
     
  • Production Facilities
     
  • Legal Practice
     
  • Music Studios
     
  • Govt. Dept’s & Local Councils
     

The specific objectives of Dalton & Associates Ltd. is to provide – A non-discriminative professional acoustic consultancy service of the highest moral and acoustic standards to any / all prospective Clients of the company. To provide as far as is possible, clear and accurate interpretation of all acoustic data in an understandable fashion. To carry out all dealings in a professional manner becoming of an acoustic consultancy in accordance with the regulations and guidelines as set out by "The Institute of Acoustics" to which the members of Dalton & Associates are affiliated.

A non-discriminative professional acoustic consultancy service of the highest moral and acoustic standards to any / all prospective Clients of the company.

To provide as far as is possible, clear and accurate interpretation of all acoustic data in an understandable fashion. To carry out all dealings in a professional manner becoming of an acoustic consultancy in accordance with the regulations and guidelines as set out by "The Institute of Acoustics" to which the members of Dalton & Associates are affiliated.

 
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