Imagine a perfect summer’s evening with a 40-strong classical orchestra playing to an appreciative audience in a leafy green park. So far, so very English. Add in the fact the Park is in the heart of Lancaster city surrounded by thousands of homes and the orchestra is playing sets of the Hacienda’s classic 90s house music hits and you can understand the headache facing Acoustic Consultant Chris Selkirk on his latest noise monitoring project.
We’re pleased to announce that the Class 1 Optimus Green and Class 1 Optimus Red Sound Level Meters have passed the latest round of Type Approval Tests and have been certified as meeting the latest version of the sound level meter standard, IEC 61672-1:2013 (and the corresponding NF EN 61672-1:2014 publication). The instruments have been tested and certified by the LNE, Read More Â»
Existen alrededor de 100 parámetros diferentes que pueden ser usados durante tus mediciones de ruido. Cada parámetro puede decirte algo diferente sobre el ruido que estás midiendo. ¿Cómo recuerdas lo qué significa cada término acústico y para qué sirve?
Fears of noise pollution, water contamination and even potential earthquakes were all aired at a contentious 2-day hearing this week. Would councillors eventually approved fracking to take place in North Yorkshire?
The most advanced environmental noise monitors can measure more than 100 different noise parameters at the same time. Each parameter can tell you something different the environmental noise you’re monitoring. How do you remember what all this noise terminology means and what it does?
Yes, The 5th November is almost here. The brilliant bonfires and fantastic fireworks will soon be bursting into life, painting the skies with their cocktails of colours. So, donât commit treason and protect your hearing. Not sure how? Hereâs our advice.
Cirrus Research is proud to be a Key Sponsor of the Institute of Acoustics,Â the UK’s professional body for those working in acoustics, noise and vibration. The Institute of Acoustics was formed in 1974 from the amalgamation of the Acoustics Group of the Institute of Physics and the British Acoustical Society (a daughter society of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers). As Read More Â»
It is rare these days that you can be somewhere without noise pollution intruding on some level. Many natural noises may be welcome; a dawn chorus or waves breaking on the beach, but when it comes to man-made decibels it’s a different matter. Never mind the sounds of cars, ring tones and other noises that we take for granted, have Read More Â»
The UK is renowned for its rich heritage in hosting outdoor festivals, whether it be music or literary, through to farming, food or catering to even more niche audiences. But every festival is unique and, no matter how large or small, they bring with them their own issues when it comes to health & safety and noise related challenges. Noise Read More Â»
Neighbourhood Enforcement Officer Nick Tindall has worked for Hull City Council for over 20 years in a variety of roles so he is no stranger to change when it comes to dealing with neighbourhood disputes, anti social behaviour and noise nuisance. The local population in Hull has changed quite dramatically over recent years with immigrants settling in established neighbourhoods, childrenâs Read More Â»