With the UK Coronavirus lockdown entering its eighth week, it’s more than likely that if you working for a local authority or housing association, you’ve seen a sharp rise in the number of noise nuisance complaints from your residents. This is only natural, as more and more people are staying at home, unable to escape some of the noise that would normally occur when they’re out at work or running errands.
Following the announcement earlier this week from the UK Prime Minster, some of you may be starting to return to work. If you’re tasked with measuring and monitoring noise, you may be wondering how best to do it while ensuring you keep to social distancing guidelines. Here are some of the things you can do to stay as safe as Read More…
Cirrus Research is pleased to announce that we’re joining the Quiet Project, supported by the Institute of Acoustics in conjunction with the Association of Noise Consultants and the UK Acoustics Network, and is being coordinated by KSG Acoustics.
With all the doom and gloom in the news recently, we wanted to share something a bit more uplifting, which comes from within our own ranks! We wanted to pay tribute to those members of our team who are still doing everything they can to keep our business moving, and supply all our customers with the equipment and services they Read More…
It’s week four of the UK Covid lockdown and while several organisations are currently in hibernation, there are many others who are continuing to operate as normally as they can, and those in key sectors who are working like troopers to keep the country going. Many businesses are beginning to plan for when things get back to normal, and many of them have asked us: “do I still need to get my instruments calibrated during the lockdown?”.
Noise comes in all shapes, sizes and sounds. It’s part of our everyday lives. However, in order to understand it properly, it’s important to know what the different types of noise are.
If you work in health and safety or noise measurement, you might be wondering just how you’re supposed to collect the data you need whilst ensuring you stay at least two meters away from other people.
On Sunday the 15th of March, Ashleigh, Jamie and the AMR team headed down to Derbyshire to take on the final round of the MSN Circuit Rally Championship at Donington Park.
We often get asked whether it’s possible to calculate the overall dB(A) value from a set of 1:1 octave band value. The short answer is yes, but there are a few things to consider, in terms of how the data has been measured and what it is being compared to.
On your sound level meter or noise meter, you will often see references to frequency weightings, but what does this mean?