Why Acoustic Panels Don’t Block Noise

Echo Control vs Transmission Loss Isolating one room’s noise from the next is a common soundproofing goal.   Noise bleeding through a common wall, ceiling or floor surface will threaten the privacy of each room and lower the level of confidentiality.   When working to protect room B from room A’s noise levels, care must be given…

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Teenagers and Hearing Loss

Noise Protection for Kids Exposure to loud noise will cause irreparable damage to the human eardrum.   Once the hearing is lost, it can not be restored.   One in six teenagers suffer from hearing loss due to exposure to loud noise, mostly music. How Loud is Your Noise? Sound pressure levels are measured by decibels on…

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Controlling Gym Acoustics

Gymnasiums are typically oversized shoe-box shaped rooms that consist of 2 sets of parallel walls with a hard reflective floor and ceiling surface.   As sound is produced inside the room, the sound waves spread evenly like a pebble wave in a pond, traveling nearly 800 miles per hour, reflecting off these perimeter surfaces back into…

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How Sound Panels Work

To understand how sound panels work, start with the basic understanding of perceived noise.   When an original sound is produced, such as the bark of a dog, there will be two distinct sound signals generated.   The first sound wave will be the original sound of the bark of the dog, traveling along at a speed…

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3 Tips for Buying Soundproofing Treatments Online

With the advent of the internet comes a flood of shoppers surfing online looking for answers to their questions, seeking products designed to make their lives more comfortable.   Included in this universe are web surfers seeking a resolution to a variety of issues related to noise control.   Spaces that are filled with poor quality sound,…

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Podcast Studios | Acoustic Sound

Clarity to the broadcast signal should be the goal for every amateur or professional podcaster.   The quality of the communication signal will make or break the success of the podcast.   For some, it’s a matter of just hooking up the microphone and recording into their Macbook or tablet.   But for those who take the time…

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How to Soundproof a Gun Range

The design function for soundproofing a gun range is to mitigate noise exposure levels for both the shooter, members of the range, and the neighboring community. The definition of the noise reduction project depends on the starting point.   Is this an indoor gun range or an outdoor gun range, and who are we seeking to…

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