Tag: noise-ordinances

As metropolitan areas develop in response to demand for more mixed-use urban living landscapes, one persistent issue continues to arise: noise.

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..

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..


To stop airplane noise from entering your home you must first understand how and where the noise is entering. There are various paths in which aircraft noise can enter your home and disturb your peace and quiet. Sonic-Shield acoustical engineers have..

“Living walls” make city life safer and less stressful

Living walls make city life safer and less stressfulaccording to a report published by UK consulting engineer Arup quantifying the benefits of green building envelopes such as moss, vegetated walls and roof gardens.


With objectives to limit jet noise and decrease delays, Chicago O’Hare International is Adding a New Runway. There are more than 19,000 airports and aerial landing facilities in the U.S., but only a few are as recognizable as the Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Starting..

Noise ordinances from around the country are being gathered into a central database

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 23, 2016 – If you live in Waco, Texas, your neighbor maneuvering a gas lawn mower in the middle of the night likely wouldn’t violate the decibel limit, which is eight..

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