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Fireworks and Noise Exposure

Be Smart. Be Safe. Annual 4th of July summer festivities include barbeques, swimming pools, beaches, sunshie, parades, Red White & Blue, and the 10 pm fireworks display in your local community.   Each year, the fireworks signify the freedom’s our country today enjoys thanks to the sacrifices of the men and women of centuries ago who…

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Loud Brewery? Get Noise Relief.

Today’s competitive market in the craft brewing industry has generated a plethora of beer choices for today’s consumer.    Old warehouse district buildings are gutted, refurbished, and today represent some of the most popular hot spots for the production and consumption of craft beers.   These spaces are filled with the kind of hard reflective surfaces that…

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Server Rack Soundproofing

Computer server racks can produce continuous exposure to low frequency sound waves that can pose as a deterrent to worker productivity in an office space.    Exposure to unwanted computer rack noise in an office environment can lead to absenteeism, turnover, and lower levels of quality output from even your best employees.   The key to better…

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Converting a Gym to Multipurpose Room

To successfully transform a gymnasium to a multipurpose room, one must pay clear attention to the acoustics in the space.   A gathering of people stretched across a basketball court floor will suffer from poor room acoustics unless the perimeter wall or ceiling surfaces are treated with a set of sound panels designed to capture and…

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Designer Acoustic Panels

In the history of the noise control industry, a generation back there were just a handful of acoustic foam fabricators that sold foam panels through distributors to clients suffering from noise.   Most of the treatments centered on audio applications in music studios, drum booths, recording studios, and so on.   The depth of product options was…

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Wedding Venues: Soundproofing For That Special Day

Today’s weddings are an industry built unto themselves with spaces that are customized to host the event from beginning to end.   Large spacious venues that serve as both an area for guests to first congregate, then be seated for the ceremony, and then be reacquainted back into the venue for food, music and celebration.   These…

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Christmas Acoustics: Holiday Hosting in Comfort

Exposure to noise levels in social settings during the holidays can range from welcome celebration for the young, to deafening unwelcome noise to older generations.   Somewhere in between lies the need to be able to better control the acoustics within a social setting, a sanctuary, a restaurant, or any kind of multipurpose room capable of…

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Soundproofing: References & Results

Due to the advent of the internet, soundproofing company’s can easily be sourced to supply acoustical products and treatments designed to lower exposure levels to noise and create a more favorable and functional use of a space. These sound management programs are easy to replicate by formula.   The size of a space will dictate the…

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A Case Study in Restaurant Acoustics

Harwood on Hudson is an upscale restaurant situated along the Hudson River in Greeenwich Village, New York.   Owner Bill Block reached out to NetWell Noise Control through their website, seeking help and guidance on resolving the noise issues his customers were experiencing in the dining room.   Mr. Block owns several eateries in New York, and…

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