Britain’s Loudest Town Crier measures over 105dB

The noise measurements made at the recent British Town Crier Championship revealed some interesting statistics about the competitors. Michael Wood, Town Crier for the East Riding of Yorkshire, was recorded at a level of 105.4 dB(A) (LAFmax) at a distance of 2M, some 3dB higher than the next highest recorded level. Although the highest LAFmax level was used as the Read More…

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Cirrus tests noise created by town criers

Noise measuring equipment used during championships Cirrus Research plc used its specialist range of noise measurement equipment to measure the loudest cry at the British Town Crier Championships, organised and sponsored by East Yorkshire Events, held in Bridlington, East Yorkshire this weekend 7 and 8 August. The 27 criers from all over the UK were tested on volume, clarity, diction Read More…

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Noisehire.com, A New Sound Level Meter & Noise Dosemeter Hire and Rental Website

Cirrus Research, the UK company which specialises in the design and development of noise measurement equipment for health and safety applications, has launched Noisehire.com, it’s new website dedicated to the hire and rental of sound level meters, noise dosemeters and environmental noise measurement kits. Through the www.noisehire.com website Cirrus provides a wide range of noise measurement instruments and sound level Read More…

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Cirrus Research to showcase Optimus Sound Level Meters at Safety & Health 2010

Cirrus Research plc, the UK company which specialises in the design and development of noise measurement equipment, will be showcasing instruments from its new generation of leading edge optimus Sound Level Meters at this year’€™s Safety and Health Expo at stand Q50, Hall 2. The first two models in the optimus range will be on show. optimus red sound level Read More…

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SoundSign the world’s first noise activated warning sign for schools, colleges and universities

Cirrus Research, the UK company which specialises in the design and development of noise measurement equipment for health and safety applications, has unveiled SoundSign, it’s new electronic noise activated warning sign for schools, colleges and universities. A recent study by researchers at The University of London found that exposure to high levels of noise can impair the development of reading Read More…

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SoundSign the world’€™s first noise activated warning sign for Hospitals

Cirrus Research, the UK company which specialises in the design and development of noise measurement equipment for health and safety applications, has unveiled SoundSign, it’€™s new electronic noise activated warning sign for Hospitals. Noise levels in hospitals have become a hot topic in the last few years. As one of the biggest complaints in patient satisfaction surveys, high noise levels Read More…

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SoundSign – the world’s first noise activated warning sign for pubs and restaurants

Cirrus Research, the UK company which specialises in the design and development of noise measurement equipment for health and safety applications, has unveiled SoundSign, it’s new electronic noise activated warning sign for pubs and restaurants trade. The Sound Sign is a highly visible noise activated warning sign, which has been designed for use in environments where there is a need Read More…

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Cirrus launches a new generation of Sound Level Meters

Cirrus Research plc has launched a whole new generation of sound level meters under the brand name ‘optimus’. Featuring smart design and advanced technology, Cirrus’ optimus sound level meters will set new standards for ease of use, flexibility and practicality. James Tingay, Group Marketing Manager for Cirrus Research plc explains: “The research we undertook at the beginning of this project was clear: Read More…

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Product Training Workshops from Cirrus

Do you want to get to know your Cirrus noise instruments better or find out how to make the most effective use of your kit? Maybe you only use your equipment from time to time or maybe you are new to the equipment and need some help with the software, setup or operation. To help you use your equipment effectively Read More…

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Measuring noise in the Construction Industry

The construction industry is a major source of pollution,responsible for around 4% of particulate emissions, more water pollution incidents than any other industry, and thousands of noise complaints every year. This article looks at some of the issues of noise levels in the construction industry and suggests some simple measures which can help site managers and construction companies to manage Read More…

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