Once relegated to living and working outside, pets have so integrated themselves into our daily lives that they’ve all but become full-fledged members of our families. We buy them beds and toys, carefully select the most nutritious foods and allow them many of the same..
Whether a large-scale project or small-time endeavor, soundproofing mistakes happen. While frustrating, they’re sometimes nothing more than the results of a game of telephone tag, wherein the details and decisions moving throughout the chain of command get inadvertently lost,..
When it comes to children, any parent will tell you there is little recourse for keeping kids quiet. But when it comes to all other child-related noises, such as those found in schools, there are, thankfully, plenty of ways to keep noise to a minimum to keep growing minds..
Engineers are known for being inquisitive and dedicated to problem-solving but often, they’re pressed for time and forced to multitask. As a result, they often need to absorb information as quickly as possible in order to choose the best products for the project at hand.
Open floor plans – both residential and commercial – are all the rage. And it’s easy to see why. The expansive spaces are open, collaborative and interactive, and have become a welcomed departure from the compartmentalized, partitioned spaces of the past.
As more and more manufacturers and business owners make hearing conservation a priority this year, it’s easy to understand why: The true cost of noise isn’t soundproofing; it’s the impact of not soundproofing.
Often, commercial contractors consider soundproofing as a bit of an afterthought; commercial acoustics are probably not the first thing on their mind when building. In fact, most people don’t notice acoustics until a building has been completed and is occupied – which is why..
What is Industrial and Commercial Noise?For many, industrial noise may seem like nothing more than a nuisance, but it is actually an occupational hazard as prolonged exposure can cause hearing loss and other health problems. In fact, OSHA estimates that 30 million workers..
We all get busy, but as plants and manufacturing facilities ramp up due to increases in demand, being tempted to take soundproofing shortcuts can actually cut into profits in the long run, creating lost productivity – and even fines.