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Helping North Kesteven Council investigate over 600 noise complaints

Anyone who has neighbours knows that sometimes, they can be less than courteous; whether it’s loud music and all-night parties, or the dog that’s trying to communicate with the whole street. We all have a right to live in a quiet and peaceful area and whilst some noise can be ignored, sometimes it becomes too much to bear and we Read More…

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Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week! We couldn’t think of a better time for everyone to show their support. Mental Health problems can affect anyone. The issues don’t have a favourite gender, a specified income or a preferential age bracket. Anyone can suffer, and too many choose to do so silence. This week is your chance to have a chat with Read More…

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Not every day’s a drag – measuring the noise levels of a drag racer

An image of drag racers, after their noise output levels had been recorded.

Cirrus Research recently welcomed the Wilson family to our headquarters in Hunmanby to help them with a very particular noise problem; they needed to ensure that their junior dragster conformed to Motorsport UK noise guidelines, and they reached out to us to help them. In this case study, we look at the backstory of the Wilson family and explain how we were able to measure the noise levels of a drag racer, demonstrating our adaptability and suitability to monitoring motorsport noise.

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The doseBadge5 helps reluctant workers protect their hearing [Case Study]

An image showing yellow ear defenders

Ear protection isn’t the most stylish or fashionable thing to wear and it can certainly impede your ability to have a conversation, but wearing it is incredibly important in order to prevent noise-induced hearing loss. Read how the doseBadge5 helped a group of factory workers in Ireland understand the importance of wearing hearing protection in our latest case study.

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Cirrus Helping to Stop Residents Getting in a Lather Over Car Wash [Case Study]

car being hand washed

Environmental noise is part of every-day life, from traffic in city centres, children playing at school break time to church bells ringing on a Sunday morning. None of these activities may sound particularly ear-shattering but they have one thing in common – they have all attracted noise nuisance complaints at one time or another. Not every noise is deemed a Read More…

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Cirrus Dishing up Data in Noise Nuisance Investigation [Case Study]

photo of a ventilation fan in commercial kitchen

Tony Higgins, from Enviroconsult Ltd, uses Cirrus Research’s range of sound level meters to investigate environmental and occupational noise issues. One of his latest projects took him to a successful restaurant, which had recently expanded, and the owners needed to assess the impact of their new extraction system that was potentially causing a statutory noise nuisance.

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