noise control system 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. ...

  • Facing the challenges of the new Control of Noise at Work Regulations

    The introduction of the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005, which came into force on the 6th April 2006, introduce to employers new limits in the level of noise exposure to which employees can be exposed and actions that should be taken at these different action levels. One of the most sigificant additions in the new Regulations is the introduction of the Exposure Limits Values of and ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • 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, ...

  • Noise Measurement…. Easy, dose it!!

    Pulsar Instruments Plc, a leading manufacturer and reseller of sound measurement products have recently launched their new and improved noise doseBadge system. The kit now includes a new ‘fast charge’ function on the updated charger unit, meaning the badges can be fully charged and ready to use in as little as three hours.   This represents real savings in terms of time and ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Measuring Noise Outdoors

    If you are looking for a data logging integrating averaging sound level meter to undertake your environmental, vehicle and outdoor noise monitoring, we recommend that you take a look at the Pulsar Quantifier range. Pulsar Instruments is not new to this type of application. Its staff ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • IMMISmt – monitoring system for air pollution and noise in cities

    IMMISmt is a real time monitoring system for air quality and noise. Based on online traffic data, measurements of air quality stations and weather data, IMMISmt calculates traffic induced emissions, background and total pollutant concentrations as well as noise levels within the streets as, e. g., hourly mean values. To do so, IMMISmt combines various models which are validated and widely used in ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • The Battle Against Aircraft Noise

    There is good news for anyone living near or under a flight path of one of the UK’s airports this week. A report out from the Airport Operators’ Association (AOA) shows that UK airports are reducing noise pollution and carbon emission despite growth in passenger numbers. The AOA was keen to publish the report in response to political and ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

  • The 2nd Annual Air Quality & Noise Control GCC successfully launched

    Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the 2nd Annual Air Quality & Noise Control GCC today at Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi, UAE. This event constitutes a platform for the regulators, industry stakeholders, air monitoring and noise control equipment and solution providers. ...

  • Enabling employers to comply with the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005

    Noise at Work needs to be controlled Exposure to noise in a working environment is a hazard and, like all hazards, it needs to be assessed carefully and then controlled effectively.  Most individuals can cope with loud noise over a short period of time but prolonged exposure to certain levels of noise can damage hearing and lead to permanent hearing loss (noise-induced hearing loss) ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • 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 ...

  • Entertainment Noise, the Music Industry and the Law

    Since April 2008, the entertainment industry has fallen under ‘The Control of Noise at Work Regulations' (2005). This recognises music as a "deliberate noise created for entertainment purposes", so robust and practical noise exposure guidelines are required to ensure the safety of those employees exposed to the music. Owners and ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • 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 ...

  • Casper and Cirrus Environmental provide world-leading airport noise monitoring system

    Casper, the specialist in web-based visualisation and monitoring software for the aviation industry and Cirrus Environmental, a leading specialist in the design and manufacture of environmental noise monitoring solutions, today announced a partnership on airport noise monitoring. Casper Noise: Casper’s web-based noise management solution provides a complete suite of functionalities for ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

  • Silencing wind turbines - active damping system developed to cut noise

    Wind power is one of the world's fastest growing energy technologies and proponents say the electricity generated by wind turbines is clean and environmentally friendly. But opponents are quick to point out a number of drawbacks including noise pollution. Due to the humming noises they emit, these turbines operate partially to keep residents happy. Partial use, however, cuts power output. A group ...

  • Pulsar Instruments plc launches its new Noise Warning System: PulsarSafeEar

    The new Noise Warning System from Pulsar Instruments offer a safer environment for employees In a world where peoples’ hearing can be affected daily by noise in the workplace, it is imperative that the focus remains on hearing safety. As a leading provider of noise measurement equipment ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • 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 ...

  • Casper and Cirrus Environmental provide world-leading airport noise monitoring system

    Casper, the specialist in web-based visualisation and monitoring software for the aviation industry and Cirrus Environmental, a leading specialist in the design and manufacture of environmental noise monitoring solutions, today announced a partnership on airport noise monitoring. Casper Noise: Casper’s web-based noise management solution provides a complete suite of functionalities for ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Parallel Measurement of Air-borne and Structure-borne Noise

    With quality control or long-term monitoring of devices, machines, vehicles, etc. often several vibration and acoustic measurements are required in parallel. The FX100 Audio Analyzer is the ideal platform to quickly and easily set up such measurement systems. The FX100 Audio Analyzer is a modular system equipped with up to four parallel analysis channels. Microphones or vibration sensors ...


    By NTi Audio AG

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