building acoustics instrument News

  • 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 ...

  • 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 & ...

  • 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 & ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • SonTek/YSI Releases New Side-Looking Instruments

    San Diego, California - The world’s leading side-looking Doppler current meter just got better. SonTek/YSI announces today the release of the three NEW versions of its popular Argonaut-SL current and profiling systems—the SL3000, SL1500 and the SL500. Now smaller, sleeker and even more powerful, the SL series allows customers to: • Measure water velocity in bodies of water previously ...


    By SonTek - A Xylem Brand

  • New Pulsar Instruments’ Noise Awareness courses unveiled for 2014

    Pulsar Instruments launched today their brand new noise awareness course programme for 2014. The one day courses are delivered by a member of the Institute of Acoustics (IOA) on behalf of Pulsar Instruments plc and are intended to meet the needs of those new to noise measurement. This course is particularly suited for those safety professionals who have recently purchased a new sound ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • A Rhapsody in Reynobond®: Oberlin College’s New Jazz Building Clad in Alcoa Architectural Aluminum Panels

    The Bertram and Judith Kohl Building, a virtual rhapsody in Alcoa’s Reynobond aluminum composite material (ACM), has applied to become the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certified music conservatory in the U.S. ...


    By Alcoa Recycling

  • Instant sound insulation feedback from Bruel & Kjaer

    Immediate on-screen analysis of sound insulation, using Bruel &, Kjaer’s new BZ-7228 building acoustics software, means that problem partitions can now be quickly identified on site. Developed for use with the type 2250 analyser, the software enables fast and simple measurement of airborne and impact sound insulation, reducing time-costly off-site evaluation and hastening any necessary ...

  • A fresh face at Cirrus Research - Welcome to Kevin Worth

    Cirrus Research, experts in the creation and production of noise measurement instruments, has recently appointed Kevin Worth as Business Development Manager. Kevin started his career in noise whilst working for the Environmental Health (Environmental Protection) team at Blackpool Borough Council; duties were varied and involved investigating many noise nuisance complaints. Catching the ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Brüel & Kjær has the key

    Brüel & Kjær is proud to be one of the key sponsors for the Acoustics 2016 conference, taking place in Chesford Grange, Warwickshire on 5th and 6th September. Organised by the Institute of Acoustics (IOA), this two-day event is a series of lectures and presentations covering a range of topics such as building acoustics, environmental noise, measurement and ...

  • Larson Davis Announces Certification of Model 831 Sound Level Meter

    Model 831 Sound Level Meter receives French LNE Certification for environmental noise measurement. Larson Davis - a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc., announces the certification of 831 sound level meter by LNE, Laboratoire National de métrologie et d'Essais (National Metrology and Testing Laboratory). The pattern approval certificate Nº LNE-25444 rev. 0 dated from 8th of ...

  • Brush up with Bruel & Kjaer UK

    Sound and vibration expert, Bruel and Kjaer UK is now taking bookings for its autumn training courses, including sessions with technical lectures on acoustic and vibration subjects, as well as practical equipment training:Type 2250 User Training for environmental measurements training goes through the basics; from setting the meter up for different types of environmental measurement, through to ...

  • Sound and vibration analyser Nor150

    The Nor150 Sound and Vibration analyser sets new standards in user-friendliness and sophistication not yet found in any other sound level meter on the market today. Featuring a large 4.3” true colour touchscreen, the Nor150 provides the user friendliness of a smartphone. Further features include; two measurement channels, built in web server, camera, GPS and advanced voice and text notes ...


    By Norsonic AS

  • New Sound Level Meter from Larson Davis

    Larson Davis - a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc., announces their new SoundExpert™ LxT Sound Level Meter, a full-featured meter designed for general product evaluation and noise monitoring applications. This rugged, hand-held meter comes equipped with a graphic display and a fixed set of firmware options and is backed by a 2-year factory warranty, 24-hour application support, and an ...

  • Hands-On Hands-Off Training

    Sound and vibration instrumentation expert, Bruel & Kjaer UK has launched its 2011 training calendar offering a range of theoretical and practical courses. The updated course listing includes Theory and Practice of Noise Measurement - a two day session providing a thorough grounding for those new to the field of acoustic measurements. The course is recommended for all users of sound level ...

  • Everybody at the Eden Project Benefits From CEL Technology

    Visitors to the £100million Eden project in Cornwall, the staff who work there and the people living nearby are all benefiting from state of the art noise measurement technology from Casella CEL. The project's Technical Services Team has taken delivery of a CEL-490 ...


    By Casella

  • Made to measure

    Carrying out sound insulation measurements is set to become much simpler for building acoustic practitioners with Brüel & Kjær’s new Power Amplifier: 2734-B.As building acoustic assessments are now used widely to certify rooms for their intended use, diagnose noise nuisance issues and improve music or theatre performing spaces, the job of measuring sound insulation or reverberation time has ...

  • Larson Davis announces the New PRM2103 outdoor preamplifier with automatic calibration check

    The Larson Davis PRM2103 Outdoor Preamplifier is designed for use with the Model 831 Sound Level Meter, the 377B02 microphone, and an environmental shroud for portable or permanent outdoor use in a wide range of weather conditions. The PRM2103 combines the cost savings of a standard preamplifier with features for unattended monitoring and an inexpensive shroud to create a product that is ideal ...

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