The Complicated Balance Of Drilling And Noise Damping

The Complicated Balance Of Drilling And Noise Damping

In Pennsylvania, newly proposed oil and natural gas drilling regulations do not include specifications on noise limits. As Pennsylvania is a major energy producer, especially in the natural gas sector, there’s a lot of industrial activity happening in certain parts of the state and noise control is a subsequent concern, especially for those in the …

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Can Noise Control Also Help Generate Electricity?

Can Noise Control Also Help Generate Electricity?

Noise barriers used along busy highways primarily serve one purpose: noise control. But what if they could also help generate some clean energy? At the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands, one researcher has proposed adding a new type of solar energy system into acoustic noise barriers. Solar-Powered Noise Barriers Quiet Traffic While Generating …

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Quieting The Din Of Dining

Quieting The Din Of Dining

Have you recently been to a restaurant on a weekend evening and noticed the noise level? If you enjoy eating out in a thriving city, you’re not alone.  Apart from bustling crowds and people openly enjoying food and company, there are a number of reasons why restaurants, bars, and other establishments have gotten noisier. In …

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A Zoning Problem Or Poor Vibration Control?

A Zoning Problem Or Poor Vibration Control?

Who’s responsible when the vibration produced by an audio equipment company interferes with life in a private home?  That’s the issue that the Litiz-area community is facing as Clair Global, a local audio systems company has clashed with its neighbors over vibration issues, which residents have claimed are a regular problem.A Zoning Problem Or Poor …

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Even The Queen Of England Needs Soundproofing

Even The Queen Of England Needs Soundproofing

As Heathrow is set to get a third runway, airport noise pollution is becoming a greater concern for lots of people in the area, including England’s Royal Family. Windsor Castle may qualify for millions in soundproofing compensation as the historic structure is well within the path of Heathrow’s continuous traffic. Queen could get millions to …

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