RMP Acoustic Consultants and Building Performance Centre (BPC) of Edinburgh Napier University have been involved in numerous research projects into building acoustics and noise-related issues. We have been the developers in new standards, such as Section 5:Noise (Scotland) and innovative regulatory compliance procedures such as Robust Details. We have undertaken work and provided advice for a range of government bodies such as:

  • Office of the Deputy Prime Minister
  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department of Transport
  • Scottish Building Standards
  • Scottish Government
  • Communities Scotland
  • Historic Scotland
  • Ministry of Defence

The Building Performance Centre is a research and knowledge transfer centre within the Institute for Sustainable Construction within Edinburgh Napier University. It has national and international recognised experts who cover a wide range of disciplines. Key functions of the Centre include:

  • Construction product research and development
  • Development of technical standards, robust details and building regulations
  • Building diagnosis and material performance
  • Sustainable construction

Our research work, CPD and knowledge transfer with industry covers both large multinational organisations and small SME companies. In addition we are often asked to undertake research on behalf of industry organisations such as:

  • UK Timber Frame Association
  • Concrete Centre
  • Eurison
  • Steel Construction Institute
  • Proprietary Acoustic System Manufacturers

To find out more, please visit www.napier.ac.uk/isc

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