Focus on Acoustics: The Cocktail Party Effect

December 1, 2008   
We’ve all been to parties – especially around this time of year as we celebrate the holidays – and noticed how noisy these events can become. As the wine runs low, the noise level often runs high, but what’s really

Assessing Environmental Impacts – Air Quality

September 1, 2005   
Often times when the noise quality is affected, so too is the air quality. For example, when a sound wall is built to reduce traffic noise, that same sound wall can “trap” vehicle emissions, and have a derogatory impact on