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Autumn 2019 at Silsoe Odours, the experts in odour sampling guidance


It's been a particularly busy quarter here at Silsoe Odours! Not only did we launch our new website, but we also achieved exceptional results in the international inter-laboratory comparison for olfactometry and hosted our industry leading odour training course. Of course, this all took place together with the odour sampling guidance and support we provide…
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You can now register for your place at Silsoe Odour's odour control training course on 23rd January 2020.


REGISTER NOW FOR YOUR ODOUR CONTROL TRAINING Winter is approaching (rapidly!), and so we look to kick plans off for 2020. With that in mind, we're very pleased to open registration for the next Odour Study Day. You can now sign up for your place on Wednesday 23rd January 2020. It's the only CPD certified odour…
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New website launch from experts in odour guidance, Silsoe Oours


NEW ODOUR GUIDANCE WEBSITE FROM SILSOE ODOURS We're extremely pleased to announce the launch of our new website. Importantly, we developed it with input from clients. This means your new digital experience with Silsoe Odours includes all the essentials when you're looking for odour guidance. You'll see improved navigation, better functionality and an enhanced, user-friendly…
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The odour testing team in action at the Silsoe Odours UKAS accredited laboratory


SILSOE ODOURS TESTING LABORATORY ACHIEVES STRONG RESULTS Every year, our lab at Silsoe Odours takes part in the international inter-laboratory comparison of olfactometry. Olfasense GmbH organises this 'round robin' proficiency test. They analyse the precision and accuracy of our odour testing, compared to other laboratories across Europe. Once again, this year we gained excellent results…
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Summer 2019 at Silsoe Odours

Summer 2019 at Silsoe Odours – quarterly snapshot

ODOUR MEASUREMENT AND CONTROL - AN UPDATE FROM SILSOE ODOURS In the first place, you probably know that our odour measurement and control experts at Silsoe Odours share an update each quarter. So, please take a minute to watch this video from our summer 2019. You'll see how a day in the life of an…
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Hedonic tone odour assessments rate the level of pleasure, or displeasure, of an odour

What You Should Know About Hedonic Tone

HEDONIC TONE ODOUR ASSESSMENTS In brief, a hedonic tone odour assessment is a subjective testing process. It measures the level of pleasure, or displeasure, that specific odours create when they come into contact with the human nose. We then give a 'score' to each odour. Our highly trained odour panel generates the scores. The Silsoe…
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Odour management objectives for clients

Key Objectives for Odour Management Clients

Odour Management Services: Client Outcomes Often, clients come to us as an odour management consultancy because you've been advised to do so. Usually that referral comes from a regulator or local authority, relating to a regulatory or planning stipulation. So your initial experience with these services may not always be the most welcome. This article…
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Practical Experiences of Odour Management – Robert Sneath Confirmed As Speaker

Practical Experiences of Odour Management On 25th September 2019, Cloth Hall Court in Leeds plays host to the best in the odour management business. This one day conference from Aqua Enviro explores the different approaches to odour mitigation, in use across a range of industries. Not only that, but the Practical Experiences in Odour Management…
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The draft of the 2019 revision of European Standard EN13725 is now available as part of its public enquiry

European Odour Standard EN13725:2019 Public Enquiry Open

Updated August 2019 New Revision of EN13725 (Olfactometry) The European Standard for olfactometry, EN13725, was published in 2003. It was developed by a a team of odour specialists from across Europe, known as CEN/TC264 Working Group 2 (WG2). Silsoe Odours Director, Robert Sneath, was instrumental in the process. He acts as the UK expert in…
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Silsoe Odours specialist conducting an odour assessment survey

An Odour Assessment Survey is an Essential Tool

An Odour Assessment Survey is an Essential Tool for Architects As you know, there are huge amounts of metaphorical hoops to jump through in your bid for a successful planning application. One such ‘hoop’, an odour assessment survey, is on the rise. Increasingly, local authorities are adding it to the list of standard requirements when…
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