When a material encounters sound waves, it can either absorb or reflect the energy. Acoustic absorption is the process through which sound energy is taken in by an object. When acoustic materials absorb this energy, they transform it into heat and transmit it. Thus, the energy is ‘lost’.Read more →
Equipment on a worksite is exposed to unforgiving conditions, and so whether its the hardware we use or the safety equipment we wear, it needs to be designed and built tough. A key part of retaining a piece of equipment’s durability is its maintenance, including cleaning.
Worksites, workshops, and events can all present challenging and unpredictable issues with regards to noise, especially when they are more dynamic in nature, with moving parts and setups in heavily built-up areas. Keeping a lid on this noise as to not disturb surrounding neighborhoods is can be costly and time-consuming given that the noise sources may only be disruptive for short periods and in varying locations; erecting hoarding and heavy noise abatement barriers may simply not be viable.Read more →
Noise is consistently the number one threat to quality of life in New York city – but where did it all begin? As the United States and the world continue to experience massive population growth, noise pollution rears its ugly head even higher. Echo Barrier is at the forefront of the movement to combat the threat of noise exposure in occupational settings, but it stems from a long history of trial, error, and development.Read more →
A portable water pump serves many functions, like draining waterways, pools, hydraulic fracturing, and removing floodwater to prevent long-term damage. They are often needed in basements when torrential rain overwhelms the barriers that normally keep your home dry.
One downside of a water pump that operates as needed is that is can lead to a lot of noise, especially during the night when residents in the vicinity are trying to sleep. If the noise is excessive, there are things you can do to mitigate it.
There is nothing quite as irritating as a noisy HVAC unit when you simply want to get to work on a site or relax in your office space or home. All HVAC systems are bound to make some noise, given that they are shunting air throughout a building, and normal noise levels are generally well worth tolerating for the comfort your HVAC provides.