Improving 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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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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Metal Deck Sound Baffles

Popular for gym space, retail space, strip malls, kennels, and restaurants, and more….these sound absorbing VET Baffles by NetWell Noise Control combine to capture and convert up to 80% of your unwanted echoes.  What remains is clarity to original sound, lower crowd noise, and a more user friendly space.   For questions related to the treatment,…

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Gym Panels Control Noise

Gymnasiums are typically large, over sized, shoe box shaped rooms composed of 3 sets of parallel surfaces.  As sound fills the cavity of the space, the noise generated is caused by the echoes reflecting off these surfaces.  To lower the noise levels within a gym, sound panels can be wall or ceiling mounted within the…

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Natatorium Noise Control Tip

Most every indoor swimming pool is built with perimeter concrete floors, concrete walls, concrete ceilings, or similar surfaces designed to repel moisture.   These hard reflective surfaces absorb on average less than 3% of the echoes in the space.   This renders most every natatorium with unfavorable acoustics.  To make a natatorium more user friendly, sound panels…

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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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Gym Soundproofing

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013 Soundproofing a gym is one of the most popular acoustic treatments performed in the noise control industry.  Gymnasium space is defined by hard reflective surfaces that combine to produce unwelcome levels of background noise called echo.   From metal roof decks to wooden floors, block walls and glass windows, drywall and brick…

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How to Soundproof a Gym

Gymnasiums are mostly big, over-sized, shoe box shaped rooms with 3 sets of parallel surfaces.   All the surfaces are typically hard and reflective, with floors, ceilings and perimter walls absorbing less than 5% of the sound wave reflections within the space.    As the gym fills with people, whether for classes, sporting events, public speakers, musicals…

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Classroom Noise

Controlling excessive levels of noise in a classroom is critical to producing a more favorable learning environment.   With more background noise, the teaching is compromised.  With less background noise, the learning is enhanced.   Sound panels are available for easy self-installation around the perimeter of any classroom, wall or ceiling mounted, to produce these intended sound…

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