Back to School and Noise Exposure

Soon those infamous orange buses will be strolling down the road, breaking to stop at your child’s pick up location in your neighborhood.   The kids are excited, their new backpacks are loaded with tools and utensils, the parents eager to get to work, or simply enjoy a quiet home for a couple of hours.   The…

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Summertime Classroom Soundproofing

While summertime turns our hearts and minds to the warm temperatures, the family vacations, cabins, backyard barbeques, swimming pools and lakeshore life, the teaching community across America will soon begin to gear up for the coming school year.   With budgets defined for the coming year, educators begin to seek opportunities to enrich the learning environment…

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3 Panels for Classroom Soundproofing

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 Most classrooms fill with excessive noise levels because of the hard reflective suraces on perimeter walls, ceilings and floors.   As echoes carry, background noise blurs original sound signals from the teacher, producing a poor learning environment for the students.  Grades collapse, teachers get stressed out.  The remedy is actualy fairly simple.  …

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Soundproofing a Classroom

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 School starting back up in September of each year brings teachers and faculty back into classrooms to prepare for the coming school year.   Most classrooms are built with hard reflective surfaces that include brick, block, wood, glass and metal.   These surfaces reflect background noise, spiking echoes over the top of the…

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PicturePanels

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2013 Thanks to recent upgrades in printing technology, a process using Dye Sublimation printing now lets our clients have their sound panels wrapped with images, graphics, murals, fine art, logos, vintage B&Ws, family portraits and more.   The printing technology allows for jpeg images to be enlarged, holding onto the vividness of the…

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Classroom Acoustics

Controlling noise in a loud, reflective classroom is a must for protecting the learning environment of the students and teacher.    The implications for poor room acoustics can be daunting.   The students don’t learn, the teacher is measured by results, grades drop, funding for the school shrinks due to poor productivity, and

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