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  • 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

  • Keep building acoustic insulation up to standard

    Ensuring room acoustics meet the latest ISO 16283-1:2014 standard is much easier for architects, developers and acousticians with Brüel & Kjær's Qualifier™ Type 7830 software. To ensure the interior sound quality of buildings is fit for purpose, such as ensuring low background noise in recording studios, concert halls or schools, developers must test the insulation ...

  • RBA Acoustics gets the gong

    RBA Acoustics won the Vibration category, sponsored by Bruel & Kjaer UK, at the Association of Noise Consultants’ (ANC) 2016 awards scheme. The company’s winning project involved the conversion of office buildings within the exclusive area of Mayfair, inside Central London, into a series of high value apartments. Located just above the London Underground’s Jubilee ...

  • Complete hand-held building acoustics analyzers from Bruel & Kjaer

    With an award-winning design and based on extensive research amongst sound and vibration technicians, engineers and consultants, Type 2270 and 2250 Hand-held Analyzers are both innovative, 4th generation analyzers from Brüel & Kjær. Type 2270, with its dual-channel measurement capability, and the single-channel Type 2250, host many of the same measurement application modules. One of these is ...

  • ‘Advance’ Your Acoustic knowledge

    Sound and vibration expert, Brüel & Kjær is pleased to announce its support of the Institute of Sound & Vibration Research (ISVR) 2011 Advanced Course. ISVR’s Advanced Course consists of a three-day core element, which is preceded by an optional two-day refresher in the principles of vibration and acoustics. Following completion of the refresher ...

  • Excellence in Acoustics Awards scheme

    Acoustic trade association, Association of Noise Consultants (ANC), has launched a set of awards to promote and recognise excellence among UK acoustic consultants and raise the profile of the acoustics industry.  The awards, due to be presented on Tuesday 8th October in Birmingham’s Crowne Plaza hotel, divides into four sections: Environmental Acoustics, sponsored by Bruel & ...

  • Silencing nuisance noise with an acoustic cloak

    Noise pollution is a key issue facing policy makers in urban areas. In a recent development that might help town planners, researchers have proposed a design for a new sound-proofing device, an acoustic 'cloak', that could be 100 per cent effective. This suggests that, one day, buildings could be adapted to fully protect their inhabitants from external noise. An acoustic cloak is capable of ...

  • National Congress of Acoustics in Athens 2010

    ALPHA ACOUSTIKI had the opportunity to exhibit the new Vibration Control products VIBRO at the 5th National Congress of Acoustics: Athens 2010. The congress was organized and held by the Hellenic Institute of Acoustics on the 4 – 6 October 2010 at the historical building of the NTUA. The attendees were primarily acoustic consultants, mechanical and ...


    By ALPHA ACOUSTIKI Ltd.

  • New annual acoustic award scheme

    The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) has launched a new annual awards scheme, offering entrants the chance to win a state-of-the-art sound level meter, donated by Brüel & Kjær. During the conference, taking place on Tuesday 8th October in Birmingham’s Crowne Plaza hotel, this particular prize will be awarded to the winner of the Brüel & ...

  • Green walls, effective acoustic insulation

    The Department of Thermal Machines and Motors of the University School of Mining and Public Works Engineering is exploring the energy efficiency of buildings by conducting tests on various materials. Zaloa Azkorra, an agricultural engineer, began to study the acoustic and energy efficiency of green walls to find out their performance, since these walls consisting of vegetation could be beneficial ...

  • Cirrus Research is a Key Sponsor of the Institute of Acoustics

    Cirrus Research is proud to be a Key Sponsor of the Institute of Acoustics, the UK’s professional body for those working in acoustics, noise and vibration. The Institute of Acoustics was formed in 1974 from the amalgamation of the Acoustics Group of the Institute of Physics and the British Acoustical Society (a daughter society of the Institution of Mechanical ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Autumnal acoustic advice from Bruel & Kjaer UK

    Sound and vibration expert Bruel & Kjaer UK’s autumn training schedule is now open for registration. For those involved in vibration testing, the company offers a Vibration Testing for Engineers and Technicians course, which provides a practical introduction. Attendees will learn how to interpret vibration test specifications and apply them to a vibration test system. The course is ...

  • Assessment of landslides using acoustic real-time monitoring

    Researchers at the U.K.'s Loughborough University Civil and Building Engineering department have won the Loughborough Enterprise Awards for Commercialization by demonstrating a technolgy that could save lives around the world and lessen devastation to infrastructure. The one-year project, which is funded by the U.K.'s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, is being led by Dr Neil ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Lund University opens Vibration and Acoustic Laboratory

    The Vibration and Acoustic Laboratory will contain new equipment including data acquisition hardware, analysis software, electrodynamic shakers and impact hammers. The laboratory will enable the Future Energy Initiative - a project to create a unique Scandinavian centre for research into clean energy solutions. It will help to enable working in new cross-disciplined areas, with emphasis on ...

  • ‘Quietest’ building in the world opened

    The University of Bristol has opened its Centre for Nanoscience and Quantum Information. This highly distinctive, £11 million building provides state-of-the-art specialised laboratories where vibration and acoustic noise levels are among the lowest ever achieved, despite being located in the centre of Bristol. High-quality materials have been used throughout this unique structure, which also ...


  • Can you be comfortable in a green building?

    Building performance and its evaluation have earned increased attention in recent years, particularly relating to green buildings. Much of the emphasis has been on optimizing energy and resource efficiency. Despite the recent media buzz around the actual performance of LEED-certified buildings, surprisingly little attention is being paid to the human resource within buildings. Green buildings, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Robot-controlled acoustic holography helps hearing aid development

    Hearing aid manufacturers are constantly striving to improve speech intelligibility and comfortable listening, with researchers investigating computer-aided technology to design better hearing aids by improving sound transmission, reducing noise interference and feedback. According to Poul Kristensen, Senior Acoustic Engineer at GN ReSound: “The big challenge in ...

  • Det-Tronics introduces Revolutionary FlexSonic Acoustic Gas Leak Detector

    Detector Electronics Corporation (“Det-Tronics”), the global leader in fire and gas safety systems, introduced its revolutionary FlexSonic Acoustic Gas Leak Detector today. Det-Tronics is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). Designed to withstand the harshest environments, from arctic to tropical conditions, the FlexSonic ...

  • ESTECH marks 20th year with new acoustic testing site

    Situated less than 40 km from the centre of Tokyo, the two storey building has a hemi-anechoic chamber, an excitation test room and an associated test preparation room. The excitation test room, which can be flexibly partitioned, contains two structural beds isolated from external vibration. And two cranes capable of lifting up to 2.8 tonnes, for moving heavy structures such as engines, tractor ...

  • Global Green Building Materials Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Green Building Materials Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

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