Resilient Channels – How Metal Absorbs Sound Waves
April 1, 1996
Anyone who’s ever shared a wall with someone else has probably wondered if the walls were intentionally thin, or the neighbors intentionally loud. Often the assumption is that the walls between dwellings simply need to be thicker to muffle sound.
Audio Considerations in Teleconferencing – “Can You Hear Me?”
June 1, 1995
Teleconferencing, holding meetings by an electronic means, is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. The word “teleconferencing” means different things to different people. Teleconferencing can range from a conference call with speaker phones to a system with
Binauralization™ — Now You Can HEAR How it Will Sound BEFORE Construction Starts!
April 1, 1995
How often have you wondered what a room was going to sound like before it was built? How would it sound if the walls were parallel and not canted? Are all of the acoustical room finishes really required? Will there
Tech Notes: Hydraulic Pile Drivers Work Out of a Tight Spot, Quietly
September 1, 1993
Driving piles is typically considered one of the noisiest, most disruptive activities at a construction job site. The increased noise and vibration levels can disrupt ongoing client activity as well as adjacent neighbors. However, new hydraulic pile-driving equipment may change
New Acoustical Product at AIA National Convention ’92!
June 1, 1992
While attending the recent AIA ’92 National Convention in Boston we took the opportunity to search the trade floor for new building materials with acoustical benefits. The following summarizes our finds: Among the more promising displays were acoustical wall and