Cirrus Research is excited to announce the launch of their latest cloud-based noise monitoring system, Quantum Outdoor. Quantum Outdoor is a single solution for the remote monitoring of noise 24/7; it uses powerful cloud technology to give users control over their environmental noise impacts at their desktops.
Everyone has that one sound that makes their toes curl and their skin crawl. There are a whole host of sounds out there that can only be described as unbearable.
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.
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and during this time, it’s never been more poignant or relevant to think about our mental well-being and remember to look after ourselves and those around us.
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…
Noise has been in the news again recently with the use of anti-child alarms. Learn how they work and the difference between presbycusis and noise-induced hearing loss.
Did you know that UK adults lose a staggering 84.1 million hours of sleep every week as a direct result of noisy neighbours? Well, so says new research. This research has been conducted by an insurance company, so just how accurate or scientific it is could be up for debate, but it does make for interesting reading if like me, you’re Read More…
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.
Wirral Council’s Environmental Health team had been investigating a series of long-running noise nuisance complaints relating to a local factory going back some 10 years. When it came to solving the mystery, they relied upon Cirrus’ Trojan Noise Nuisance Recorder to complete a BS4142:1997 Assessment.
Small music venues may be fighting back against a tide of noise nuisance complaints that are forcing many to close across the UK.