Occupational hearing loss is unfortunately one of the most common work-related health issues in the U.S.
How to Tune Your Zoom Call Acoustics
If there’s one thing that 2020 has set out to teach, it’s that agility is key. Due to the rapid onset of COVID-19, one of the biggest lessons that many have learned in this arena is the importance of adapting to a work-from-home..
It can destroy the clarity of the spoken voice but makes a guitar legend sound even better. Certain places need a small amount of it, yet too much of it is bad news.
“It” is called reverberation.
If you run a hotel, your top priority is making sure guests are happy. Satisfied guests will return to your hotel when they’re in town again, and they’ll also tell others about their positive experience via online reviews and word-of-mouth. Unfortunately, if you have loud..
Last month, we spoke at length about classroom acoustics. We discussed the negative impacts that noise has on the learning experience, such as …
- Distracting from studies in classrooms
- Breaking concentration during exams or in other quiet zones to negatively impact learning
Fundamental to the learning process is the ability of a student to hear and understand what the teacher is saying. But a noisy classroom can stop learning in its tracks, making both hearing and comprehension difficult.
While noise is quantified in terms of A-weighted decibels – or dB(A)s – its subjective loudness and the degree of nuisance that can be attributed to the noise can often prove far more subjective.
Effects often referred to as 'intrusive or dominant characteristics' include..
As a soundproofing company, we often – admittedly always – tout the benefits of the solutions we offer to reduce noise.
But this then begs the question: When experiencing a noise problem, is it possible to have too much soundproofing?
Surprisingly, depending on the specific..
Some types of noise pollution are easier to eliminate – or at least minimize – than others. But traffic and road noise often prove the peskiest.In fact, they are some of the toughest types of noise to conquer – and if your home is close to a major road, you know how pervasive
We receive dozens of inquiries every week from all over the country and many of them ask for a site visit, an in-person evaluation or some other sort of interaction that would require us to travel near or far to the site of the noise problem to perform an evaluation.