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Elton
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RE: Air Source Heat Pump Policies – MCS Planning Standards

WHO recognise noise nuisance as dangerous to health and IoA, CIEH and many others recognise low frequency noise as particularly disturbing, and DESNZ ...

1 day ago
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RE: Air Source Heat Pump Policies – MCS Planning Standards

@jamespa Wish I understood better how to quote posts. Sorry. Here goes. 1. LPAs concerned about scale of issues. If LPAs canvassed as part ...

1 day ago
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RE: Air Source Heat Pump Policies – MCS Planning Standards

There are plenty of successful noise nuisance claims in a domestic context on all sorts of systems - boilers, air con, ASHP. ASHP in a domestic contex...

1 day ago
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RE: Air Source Heat Pump Policies – MCS Planning Standards

Videos do not capture the hum or vibration noise well at all - Some video cameras/phones even actively cut it out because of noise cancellation. As fo...

1 week ago
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RE: Air Source Heat Pump Policies – MCS Planning Standards

I'm not entirely sure, it could be. But there are so many variables eg Korean climate is warmer in summer and colder in winter, housing stock is diffe...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Air Source Heat Pump Policies – MCS Planning Standards

I wouldn't call special categorisation of heat pump noise as discrimination. It's evening the playing field on the basis of capacity to cause nuisance...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Air Source Heat Pump Policies – MCS Planning Standards

Sorry James, I'm a bit rubbish at quoting so excuse the format. The long and the short is that the heat pump should always be WELL below background ...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Air Source Heat Pump Policies – MCS Planning Standards

On the 42db(A) figure, this document from 2012 outlines where it came from: - see bottom of page 9. In essence, it has no basis in acoustic research ...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Rate the quality of your heat pump design and installation

The installer seems to be gaining some national notoriety. See from 22:50 onwards. And good Lord, I just took a look at their Trust Pilot feedback, ...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Air Source Heat Pump Policies – MCS Planning Standards

Looks like the PD consultation is out, including some HP elements: Changes to various permitted development rights: consultation - GOV.UK (www.gov.u...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Air Source Heat Pump Policies – MCS Planning Standards

It is required under PD and I would assume the relevant element of needing to meet MCS standards carries over into any planning permission granted: ...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Air Source Heat Pump Policies – MCS Planning Standards

James, on: "Interesting thanks. Cieh are only suggesting 2dB lower (35dBA as opposed to 37 for the pump alone) unless there is a tonal penalty, which...

3 weeks ago
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