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Are You Getting The Message?

Are You Getting The Message? Your mood and your productivity are affected as much by the sound of your world as any other sensory input. In fact our sense of sound is our only sense that is not selective. Just try not hearing something! We can close our eyes and hold our breath, but we…
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Noise – The Most Common Complaint About Hospital Stays

THE MOST COMMON COMPLAINT ABOUT HOSPITAL STAYS? …. NOISE! If you’ve ever been unlucky enough to spend some time in the hospital you know what it’s like to struggle to get some much needed rest! Disturbances such as voices echoing in the hallways, squeaky cart wheels, the beeping of monitoring equipment, and busy nurses’ stations…
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Do You Work In A Noisy Office Space?

DO YOU WORK IN A NOISY OFFICE SPACE? If your work environment makes you feel distracted or less productive you’re not alone. Because an office space has a lot of reflective hard surfaces such as drywall, tile, glass, desks, and counter tops, the space can become too reverberant making it hard to understand normal levels…
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Highway Noise Is The Most Prevalent Source Of Noise Pollution

DID YOU KNOW THAT HIGHWAY NOISE IS THE MOST PREVALENT SOURCE OF NOISE POLLUTION? Numerous studies have indicated that the most common sources of noise in our environment today are those associated with transportation. Federal Highway Administration regulations contain noise abatement criteria, which represent the upper limit of acceptable highway traffic noise for different types…
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It’s Lawn Care Season …. Protect Your Hearing!

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR TO GET OUT THE LAWN EQUIPMENT … PROTECT YOUR HEARING! Most people understand that excessive noise exposure can damage your hearing. What most people don’t know is that the effects of sound trauma on the ears are cumulative, and even short term exposure over time will gradually cause permanent hearing…
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Acoustics Goes Green!

Acoustics Goes Green! In response to the demand for building components with sustainable and environmentally friendly attributes, acoustic product manufacturers have modified their products to expand the choices available to the design community, architects, and specifiers in order to meet these demands. For example, in response to concern over PVC based building materials, NOVAWALL Systems,…
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