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2012-12-29 05:01:43

ASI, the industry leader in soundproofing and noise control, now offers wave-patterned Whisperwave Ribbon Baffles providing superior sound absorption with a beautiful organic design. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 Acoustical baffles are vertically suspended sound absorption products that are often used to acoustically treat gymnasiums, halls, lobbies, manufacturing facilities, and other large spaces with high ceilings. By hanging from above, baffles reside in a space where sound...

Noise Pollution Affects Wildlife And Ecosystems
2012-12-16 06:21:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and its partners - including Colorado State University and The Wilderness Society - have developed a new tool that is being used by scientists and land managers to model how noise travels through landscapes and affects species and ecosystems. Noise pollution is a major factor in land and wildlife management decisions such as where to locate new roads or recreational trails. The new tool,...

2012-12-15 05:01:34

Acoustical Solutions Reflects on This Year´s News of Rising Noise Levels in Public and Private Spaces Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 2012 saw increased media attention on the issue of rising noise levels in public facilities such as hospitals, schools, restaurants, as well as in urban residences. Outlets such as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and even The Today Show produced stories on the negative and noisy effects of new design trends and increasing population...

2012-09-02 23:04:59

An Australian company Noise Complaint Pty Ltd has launched a new website aimed at deterring noisy neighbours who seem to have a complete disregard for the mental anguish and financial damage they cause others. Sydney NSW (PRWEB) September 01, 2012 An Australian company has launched a new website aimed at deterring noisy neighbours who seem to have a complete disregard for the mental trauma and anguish they cause others. The company called Noise Complaint Pty Ltd was started by CEO Larry...

Exposure To Traffic Noise Leads To Higher Heart Attack Risk
2012-06-22 05:45:10

According to a study published in the journal PLoS ONE, exposure to traffic noise could lead to a higher risk of having a heart attack. A new study shows a clear relationship between traffic noise and heart attack risk, with a 12 percent higher risk per 10 decibels of noise. Previous work investigated whether combined effects of noise and air pollution caused by traffic could increase the risk of having a heart attack.  However, those results were inconsistent. The new study,...

2012-06-17 23:01:18

PlaneNoise Complaint Box provides KAPF's management with a set of innovative, automated web-based tools streamlining the entire noise comment process from data collection to GIS mapping to detailed analyses and reporting. Port Jefferson, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2012 PlaneNoise, a provider of affordable and comprehensive airport noise complaint management solutions, today announced that Naples Municipal Airport (KAPF) in Naples, Florida, is now using the PlaneNoise Complaint Box to enhance its...

2012-06-13 10:39:17

-University of Granada researchers are working on the application of neural networks to develop a urban noise forecasting model, which would be very useful to people who is interested in buying a new house. -This application yields a prediction of urban noise levels using a dataset (street type, road conditions, average speed of the vehicles passing by, road works, etc), with a reliability of 95%. University of Granada researchers have designed a new software solution to determine noise...


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