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..
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..
Caterpillar portable generators hit the consumer market. The following story explains the company’s new series of generators. This blog post is not an advertisement for Caterpillar, but we recognize their global leadership and their move..
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..
There will be less noise on Colorado River due to electric rafts.
PAGE, Ariz. — Colorado River Discovery, in partnership with the National Parks Service (NPS), announced its first electric raft was formally launched in the Colorado River Aug. 23.
Storms Complicate Effort To Quiet Night Skies Near O’Hare last week. Planes landed and took off as promised just 37 percent of time during the first full week of a test to rotate the O’Hare Airport runways used at..
An Acoustical Survey Test at a Petrochemical plant was a complex yet fun challenge. The typical means of performing an acoustical survey test using a standard sound level meter (SLM) is to collect several acoustic..
Largest LiveRoof Green Roof in California reduces noise as well as providing better green footprint
A 15,000 square foot LiveRoof® green roof on the newly..
Assessing High-Noise Areas
Industrial hygienists are challenged to protect employees from noise exposure in all types of work environments, including variable conditions. This project..