Tag: health-impacts-of-noise

Sound enclosures, also known as test booths or acoustic enclosures, use special sound-dampening materials to soak up the energy of nearby soundwaves to reduce the noise impact on the local environment.

Occupational hearing loss is unfortunately one of the most common work-related health issues in the U.S. 

A new project is underway in New York City! The Sounds of NYC project is a study led by researchers at New York University. We’re so excited about this because if a successful solution or process for solutions can quiet one of the noisiest cities in the world, it can change..

Soundproofing a restaurant  is always a unique challenge as all restaurants are different. Even “chain” operations that look exactly the same, frequently have different acoustical characteristics. Whenever we are called by a restaurant owner to help them with noise levels we..

Canned Music

Organization calls for the elimination of canned music.

Recently, during a particularly long wait at the dentist’s office, I was subjected to a non-stop cocktail of soft rock hits from the 70s. For 45 minutes I was serenaded by the likes of Jim Croce, Minnie..

Stranded Whale

Effects Of Human Activities On Marine Mammals are recapped in a recent study according to Science Daily.

In pursuit of silence

In Pursuit of Silence: the film that says we need more quiet in our lives.

While In Pursuit of Silence is in selected UK cinemas from October 21 this column is ABSOLUTELY worth the read. Tremendous content for those concerned with noise and its..

Cutting off shore wind farm noise helps sea life 

Average noise levels in the contiguous United States. Dark blue is quiet, yellow is noisy. | Map: National Park Service

It’s a gorgeous day in the California desert. An autumn breeze, cool for the desert at 80°F, makes the dry leaves of big galleta grass rustle. Two..

Effects Of Human Activities On Marine Mammals

The U.S. recently released a strategy to study and quiet the rising cacophony of underwater noise pollution. But in the absence of widespread regulation, some researchers are holding out hope that whales might be able to adapt..

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