FAQ’s

FAQ’s2020-04-29T03:57:24+00:00
What are AAS’s fees?2019-11-05T09:00:23+00:00

Our fees are obviously project dependent, and our qualified engineers typically charge around $230per hour (plus GST and costs) during the day and $270 per hour (plus GST and costs) at night.

How quickly can you provide a report?2019-11-05T09:13:44+00:00

AAS response times vary according to staff availability but nominally 4 days to 4 weeks depending on the complexity of the work required.

What qualifications do your staff have?2019-11-05T09:15:06+00:00

AAS professional staff are all university qualified with specialty skills in Acoustics and Audiometry.

Do you undertake work outside of Victoria?2019-11-05T09:16:15+00:00

Yes we do. The majority of our work is in Victoria, but we have been involved in projects in NSW, Queensland, South Australia and Tasmania.

Do you work to Australian and International Standards?2019-11-05T09:16:52+00:00

Our work is conducted to the relevant standards, policies and guidelines. Our equipment is laboratory and field calibrated in accordance with these standards. Relevant standards can include AS 1055, AS 1191, AS 1269, AS 2021, AS/NZS 2107, AS 3671, AS/NZS ISO 140, and AS/NZS ISO 717.

Do you provide training or courses?2019-11-05T09:17:22+00:00

We provide training on how to use the equipment leased.

My neighbours’ air-conditioner or pool pump is very noisy – can A&AS help?2019-11-05T09:18:04+00:00

AAS is able to conduct a site visit, measure the noise levels and provide a report stating whether the equipment is compliant with legislation. We can also provide advice as to how the equipment noise level can be reduced through relocation, enclosure or equipment upgrade.

Council has requested an acoustic report – can A&AS help?2019-11-05T09:18:32+00:00

This normally applies to a noise source such as aircraft, traffic, patron, music and machinery and plant. A&AS is able to conduct a site visit, measure or estimate the noise levels and provide a report stating whether the equipment is compliant with legislation. We can also provide advice as to suitable upgrades to the building envelope such as glazing, material choice or acoustic barriers.