Sound Level Monitoring News

  • Green walls show promise as sound barriers for buildings

    Green walls, designed so they are covered in vegetation, could help cut the amount of noise that enters buildings, a new study has found. In lab. tests, researchers found that a modular green wall system reduced sound levels by 15 decibels (dB). This leads them to believe that it is a promising sound reduction device that could improve quality-of-life for city residents. Green walls and green ...

  • Sound noise testing solutions for ensuring Noise at Work compliance

    When it comes to ensuring compliance with the Noise at Work Regulations (2005) in an industrial setting such as a factory, workshop, warehouse or a construction site, one thing is for sure: you need outstanding noise testing and noise monitoring technology to obtain the best results. The Noise at Work ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • New Year’s Resolution: Save up to 30%

    It’s 2015! After enjoying the excesses of Christmas, we are all looking for new ways to save money. How about saving 30% on your noise measurement equipment? We’re celebrating the New Year by relaunching our 30% Trade-In, Trade-Up Discount. This offer applies to all sound level meters, noise dosimeters, noise nuisance recorders ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Casella sound analysers approved by the German PTB

    Casella, a global provider of occupational and environmental monitoring equipment, announced today that its two CEL-62X and CEL-63X sound level meter series have received regulatory type approval from Germany’s Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB). Type approval is mandatory for many official measurements undertaken by Government enforcement agencies or specialist Consultants. ...


    By Casella

  • XL2-TA Sound Level Meter receives Austrian Type Approval

    The XL2-TA Sound Level Meter has received class 1 type-approval from the BEV (Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen) in Austria. The type approved class 1 sound level meter is therefore suitable for environmental noise, ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Noise measurement safeguards hearing

    Unchecked noise levels at work can lead to hearing loss Anyone who has seen the latest figures of civil claims for noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) will appreciate the scale of the problem.  The Institute of Actuaries’ latest estimate is that around 80,000 new claims were made in the last year in the UK, representing a substantial increase from the previous year. In fact, ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Point and shoot sound level meter

    This small, ‘switch on and go’ sound level meter from Pulsar Instruments can be found in thousands of small, medium and large businesses around the world.  Such is its popularity with customers that, although it is an established product, demand for it keeps on coming with no sign of slowing down. If you are not familiar with it yet,  ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Sound choice for industrial and environmental noise measurements

    Measure, record and analyse industrial and environmental noise If you are looking for a data logging integrating averaging sound level meter to undertake your environmental, vehicle and outdoor noise measurements, look no further than ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Nova: nothing ‘average’ about this sound level meter

    Advanced integrating sound level meter Nova is the latest range of advanced integrating sound level meters designed specifically for safety professionals by Pulsar Instruments, expert manufacturer and global retailer of noise measurement equipment since 1969. This handheld integrating sound level meter is available as ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Something new for building acoustics!

    The verification of building acoustic quality requires technicians to take numerous measurements from multiple locations in the building. This requires excellent organization and a perfect knowledge of the standards and regulations in force. 01dB offers a simple, effective and versatile solution to help acoustic engineers improve their productivity: 01dB Smart Building Acoustics Solution. ...


    By ACOEM

  • Sound investment for bed manufacturer to the healthcare market

    Sidhil Ltd is one of Europe’s foremost manufacturers of hospital and home health care furniture and accessories, serving as a principal supplier of an extensive product range to both the private and public healthcare markets in the UK as well as into an increasing number of international markets. Sidhil Ltd joins a list of big names in manufacturing who ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Water Quality Improves in Long Island Sound

    For the second summer in a row, concentrations of dissolved oxygen in Long Island Sound are higher than the long-term average, indicating improved water quality and improved ecological conditions for organisms that live in the Sound. Aquatic animals rely on oxygen that is dissolved in water to survive. When dissolved oxygen levels decline, this can cause some animals to move away, weaken, or even ...

  • Larson Davis Receives A2LA Accreditation for ISO 17025 Calibration

    Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics, is pleased to announce that they are now A2LA accredited to calibrate microphones, sound level meters, acoustic calibrators, and noise dosimeters as described in ISO 17025. Larson Davis has also updated their sound level meter calibration for Models 831 and LxT to now provide a calibration that is fully compliant with the requirements of IEC 61672-3 ...

  • Meet Brüel & Kjær at autumn conferences

    The company’s first exhibition will be at the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health's National Conference (CIEH), where Brüel & Kjær’s technical specialists will exhibit the company’s latest measurement tools. The two day conference, running from Tuesday 7th to Wednesday 8th October in Nottingham, has been designed to address the needs - and wide ...

  • Zero Vibration Damper for Thomas OEM pumps

    Portable and stationary devices for medical, analytical and other applications require an extremely low sound and low vibration level of all functional parts. In the past individual adaptions have been created by customers in cooperation with the component manufacturers. Big efforts were necessary to generate a satisfying solution and many different taylored mounting brackets have been ...


    By Gardner Denver Thomas GmbH

  • Argus-Hazco is a Certified Sound Measurement Labatory

    Argus-Hazco is pleased to announce that it is a certified sound-calibration laboratory.  It recently acquired the new Nor1504A Calibration System, which became operational on July 18, 2014. The unit is located at Argus-Hazco’s  Chesterfield, Michigan, corporate headquarters. Argus-Hazco’s technical staff is officially certified to calibrate noise and sound monitoring ...


    By Argus-Hazco

  • Arup Acoustics’ sound project scoops ANC Award

    Arup Acoustics’ work on the High Speed 2 - Sound Demonstrations (HS2) project has won the Environmental Acoustics award category, sponsored by Brüel & Kjær, at the Association of Noise Consultants’ (ANC) annual awards scheme. The HS2 London to Birmingham train connection is a nationally-significant project and has a high level of public awareness. As the UK ...

  • Tennis Fans are being Advised to Pack their Earplugs for this Week`s Matches

    Wimbledon fans were being advised to pack their earplugs this week as some of the world’s best tennis players with noisy reputations battle it out in SW19. Today sees the media sweetheart Maria Sharapova take on Angelique Kerber in Court No 1 in the Fourth Round. Both players are renowned for their high pitched shrieks that will send the decibel levels soaring with every serve, ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Monitoring Noise Levels in the Workplace with the Pulsar Nova Sound Level Meters

    Sound Level meters have come a long way since they were first launched and are becoming increasingly easy to operate.  Pulsar Nova sound level meters are the latest addition to an already extensive range of noise measurement instruments.  They have been designed with the ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Making Noise Measurement Simple with the Optimus Red Sound Level Meters

    Sound Level Meters are increasingly sophisticated and this can often make them difficult to use.  The Cirrus Optimus sound level meters have been specifically designed to be simple to use whilst giving you all of the ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

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