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Medway Power Plant Noise Control

The plant is expanding and has plans for a 55 foot sound barrier to reduce noise. The State board approved plans in the beginning of August 2017. They have also implemented wooded buffer areas which we have discussed before as a natural way to reduce unwanted noise. On their website they provide some information about [...]

Categories: Sound Walls|

When Making Plans for a Power Plant Consider Noise

While installing sound barriers won't increase your revenue it certainly can help your bottom line. Planning applications were denied to one company based on poor planning in the  Bramshott and Liphook Parish Council. This is not unusual citizens are concerned about noise for industrial projects and with the internet age information can spread fast, peoples [...]

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Mansfield Ohio Wall Pads and Acoustic Panels Installed at Ymca

The Mansfield YMCA gym was 17 years old and in need of some renovations. Sound Control has come a long way since it was built. They installed wall pads and acoustic panels. They also utilize banners to reduce noise.  

Categories: Acoustic Panels|

Does “No Noise Restrictions” Mean you should not consider noise reduction?

When you have a construction project you should be a good neighbor and make an effort to reduce noise. Take it a step further and provide residents with a way to lodge complaints so you are the first to know and can address them before you have to deal with local officials. If you have [...]

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Construction Noise Backlash

A man in Northfield Illinois was angry about construction noise near his home. Increased noise levels can increase stress in people. The man took a shotgun to the construction site and waved a shotgun while yelling at the workers. Police: Man angry about construction noise waved gun at worksite Construction noise can be reduced, although this is an [...]

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Airport Noise and Hypertension Related

In a follow up to the HYENA study in 2004–2006 researchers sought to evaluate the association of exposure to aircraft and road traffic noise with the incidence of hypertension and other cardiovascular outcomes. Their conclusion was: In conclusion, our cohort study suggests that long-term exposure to aircraft noise, particularly during the night, is associated with incident [...]

Categories: Airport Noise|

Reduce Classroom Noise

With so many schools running over capacity and many schools splitting large classrooms by partitions one main thought is the partitions will  reduce noise but there are other methods also. Partitions for the most part block direct noise and may absorb it but if the ceilings are reflecting noise and the regular walls do not have acoustic [...]

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Effects of Noise on The Individual in the Workplace

Noise in the workplace is one of the most common complaints in offices. Many companies choose open floor plan for increased communication and workflow.  Noise levels can incapacitate an persons capability to concentrate and perform certain tasks which can lead to stress. Noise reduction should be a high priority if noise levels are to high. [...]

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Acoustic Enclosures

Acoustic Enclosures are used to stop unwanted noise from exiting an area or entering an area. Many industrial plants often high noise levels that interfere with people working. For example, if the noise level is over 85 decibels hearing protection is required. Long term exposure to high noise levels can cause hearing loss. Usually the [...]

Categories: Acoustic Enclosures|

Sound Proof Foam Panels

Sound Proof Foam Panels are sheets of Acoustic Foam that have a sound barrier laminated to them. Most Foams for Acoustics are just Sound Absorbing Panels that control sound and reverberation in a room. Acoustic foam comes in many shapes and is made of a melamine class one fire rated foam. It is typically used [...]

Categories: Acoustical Foam|
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