Outdoor music and entertainment coordators continue to be challenged with how to maximize participant enjoyment without increasing complaints. This is particularly important when the event is located inside city limits or close noise-sensitive locations such as hospitals and nursing homes.
Music events and festivals can bring large profits into the cities that host them and entertainment for the people who want to participate. But when the energy and excitement of these events produce unwanted noise for the rest of the community, event coordinators can get strapped with heavy fines and in some cases, the event or activity may be temporarily shut down until the noise is mitigated. In fact, a plan of noise mitigation is often required before event licenses will be approved.Read more →
Construction in close proximity to residential areas is always a delicate affair. It's a balancing act between finishing the project on time and maintaining amicable relations with the community. That's why it's important to be on top of any threats of disturbance, particularly that of noise.Read more →
Noise exposure in the workplace is better understood these days, but there are many guidelines published and enforced by various agencies, including OSHA and NIOSH. How much do they differ?Read more →
As legislators and regulators continue to shift their focus onto the health benefits of noise mitigation, rental firms are presented with an opportunity to expand their portfolio in a lucrative new direction.Read more →
A detailed look into how acoustic barriers vary from sound blankets, and why outdated temporary sound control products are being thrown out for this new technology.
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