noise control project News

  • Madrid City Council controls urban noise

    To continue tackling noise pollution and meet national and European standards for environmental noise, Madrid City Council has extended its service contract with sound specialist Brüel & Kjær. Following 20 years of technical support, Madrid’s Environmental Noise Control Department has decided to extend its contract with the noise and vibration company for another two years. ...

  • Noise Sentinel: Simplify your noise management

    Brüel and Kjær Environment Management Solutions, (EMS) is delighted to announce the release of Noise Sentinel - our new internet based subscription service for urban and industrial noise monitoring. Noise Sentinel has applications in any industry that makes significant noise in the community and is required to report compliance with noise regulations, such as mines, ports, industrial premises, ...

  • New noise level monitoring system to assist with road project

    Volker Fitzpatrick on the right track:  New noise level monitoring system to assist with road project Noise disturbance from a road lowering project in Stratford is no longer a concern for residents, as the contractor plans to use a new noise monitoring tool to regulate the sound levels during construction. The 1.5 ...

  • Turn down the noise — softening the impact of excess transport noise

    As a major contributor to greenhouse gases, the transport sector figures high on the international climate change agenda. But for many living in cities, under flight paths or near major road and rail links, it's another of transport's by-products that causes most immediate harm: noise. Clearly, transport noise's long-term impacts fall a long way short of the apocalyptic projections for unabated ...

  • Introducing the new Invictus Noise Monitor

    After more than 2 years in development the Invictus has been designed specifically for environmental noise applications with all new functions, making it the most comprehensive noise monitoring device on the market today. Developed by Cirrus Environmental’s own in-house R&D team, the Invictus allows simultaneous measurements of all parameters and can be controlled remotely via 3G, GPRS, ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

  • `Anti-noise` silences wind turbines

    If wind energy converters are located anywhere near a residential area, they must never become too noisy even in high winds. Most such power units try to go easy on their neighbors' ears, but even the most careful design cannot prevent noise from arising at times: One source is the motion of the rotor blades, another is the cogwheels that produce vibrations in the gearbox. These are relayed to ...

  • Noise Calculation for Engineers and Architects already working with SketchUp

    noise3D online is the leading webbased solution for innovative online noise calculation. In case you are an Architect, Planner or Consultant then noise3D online offers to you particular benefits if and when you are already working with SketchUp during design work. In such case you will be familiar with SketchUp itself. For your particular projects you will already have a SketchUp model to start ...

  • Sound and the City - environmental noise mapping made simple

    Brüel & Kjær launch latest version of Predictor software. Environmental noise mapping is now much simpler with world leading sound and vibration expert, Brüel & Kjær’s new Predictor™ 7810 software. Created specifically for use with Brüel & Kjær’s 2250 and 2270 sound level meters, Predictor™ 7810 V 6.1 is the most efficient multi-purpose Windows® software package available for noise ...

  • Road traffic noise increases risk of diabetes

    Increasing noise levels are a global environmental concern, and have been linked to important health issues, such as heart disease and cognitive development. New Danish research has now shown that it is also associated with an increased risk of diabetes. It has been estimated that approximately a third of the population of the EU is exposed to traffic noise in the home that exceeds World ...

  • Time to set standards for mapping noise and stick to them

    SoundPLAN, the leading international expert designer and provider of acoustics and air pollution simulation software for environmental modelling, is calling on the bodies responsible for setting noise standards around the world to ensure that they implement and maintain high quality standards with thorough test procedures and scenarios.  The USA’s Federal Highway Administration’s ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • The NEW doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter has arrived

    The doseBadge5 is a result of 20 years development of the doseBadge Noise Dosimeter. The latest incarnation introduces a range of new features, whilst maintaining the original 'no cables, controls or display' design philosophy that symbolises the doseBadge. doseBadge5 –  20 Years of Development Designed for anyone who needs to measure, assess and ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Cutting noise with quiet asphalt and traffic lane management

    Noise pollution affects many Europeans, and for some, it is not only a nuisance - it can also trigger serious disease. Tuesday evening, at a prestigious ceremony in London, the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the Noise Abatement Society (NAS) presented the European Soundscape Award for the first time to raise awareness and recognise initiatives that help reduce noise levels. The winner was ...

  • IMMI 2014- Noise Mapping at its best

    IMMI 2014 helps you getting your tasks done better and faster. Intuitive handling: Managing all tasks in an easy way Calculation, assessment, prediction,... For all noise sources Powerful calculation: Calculation Control Center: managing all tasks in a single ...


    By Wölfel Group

  • Better noise mapping with dynamic search method

    Braunstein + Berndt GmbH announce the release of their newly developed Dynamic Search calculation method. Dynamic Search estimates the contribution for each receiver and ranks the influence of all sources. Only the sources important to the final result of a receiver are calculated; the rest are estimated. By dynamically selecting the sources that need to be calculated versus estimated, more data ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • Association of Noise Consultants to Reward Best Acoustic Practitioners

    The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) annual awards, taking place in June, will see one of the entrants win a state-of-the-art sound level meter, donated by Brüel & Kjær. ANC Awards Task Force chairman, Ed Clarke said: “Our Awards look for examples of work that displays innovation and originality in acoustic design - or approach to a particular project. There are no ...

  • A World Leader in Acoustical Consulting and Noise Abatement Technology, by ATCO Noise Management, a Feature of "Industry Today" on Industrialinfo.com

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) will host special guest ATCO Noise Management (Calgary, Alberta), an ATCO Group company, as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast. ATCO Noise Management is a full-service E+P+C/M contractor with decades of experience in the design and construction of ...


    By Marketwire

  • Announcing Release 2.0.2 of the web enabled noise calculation solution noise 3D online

    Sankt Augustin, Germany – Sonja Christiansen Informatik GmbH is announcing Release 2.0.2 of the web enabled noise calculation solution noise 3D online™, an innovative 3D noise prediction online service, launched November 1, 2014. If you need to predict or map noise levels in the industrial environment and require an affordable tool noise 3D online may be the ...

  • New generation of environmental noise monitoring systems from Brüel & Kjær

    Based on its more than 60 years of experience in environmental noise assessment, Brüel & Kjær is now launching its latest generation of environmental noise management systems, incorporating state-of-the-art technology such as safe and secure real-time data streaming into a professional geodatabase. The system, which has been developed in cooperation with expert customers, is a powerful and ...

  • Quiet fan technology cuts costs and noise at oil refinery

    Innovative and award winning noise control technology developed by the Industrial Noise and Vibration Centre (INVC) has been used to reduce the drone from industrial fans at an oil refinery in the USA at 20% of the cost of conventional silencers (a saving estimated to be around $1 million) – and with reduced running costs. INVC’s quiet fan technology – which employs innovative ...

  • 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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