Behind the Scenes of Acoustic Engineering: What You Need to Know

By |2024-05-13T10:08:36+00:00April 26th, 2024|Acoustics|

Acoustic engineering, also known as acoustical engineering, is a branch of engineering focused on the study and control of sound and vibration. Acoustic engineers work to understand how sound is produced, controlled, transmitted, and received in various environments. This specialized field encompasses several sub-disciplines, including noise control, sound design, and architectural acoustics, each contributing to our daily experience of sound in profound ways. The Role of Sound Design Sound design is a critical aspect of acoustic engineering that involves the creation [...]

The Basics of Acoustic Panels for an Auditorium

By |2024-02-13T11:37:21+00:00February 12th, 2024|Acoustic Treatment, Acoustics|

In the world of performance arts and presentations, the importance of premium sound quality in auditoriums cannot be overstated. Achieving crystal-clear acoustics is essential for delivering the original sound as intended by the performers. However, many venues face challenges due to poor room acoustics, leading to sound distortions that can detract from the audience's experience. The Basics of Acoustic Panels for an Auditorium Section Key Takeaways Introduction Premium sound quality is essential in auditoriums for audience engagement and satisfaction. Poor [...]

The 5 Best Acoustic Panels for Music Rooms and Studios

By |2024-02-12T15:02:42+00:00February 7th, 2024|Acoustic Treatment, Acoustics|

Creating an optimal music production space involves more than just the right instruments and recording equipment; the room's acoustics play a pivotal role in the quality of sound produced and recorded. This comprehensive guide to selecting the right acoustic panels for your music room will delve into the importance of acoustic treatment, compare different panel types and materials, and provide practical installation tips, ensuring you make an informed decision to enhance your musical endeavors. The Importance of Acoustic Treatment in Music Rooms [...]

Why Acoustic Insulation is Important in Modern Environments

By |2024-01-03T14:59:16+00:00November 28th, 2023|Acoustics, Sound Proofing|

Why Acoustic Insulation is Important in Modern Environments The ever-growing need for peace and serenity is fostering an uptick in the application of acoustic insulation. At Resonics, we're at the vanguard of this pursuit, offering sophisticated solutions for noise management and sound quality improvement in various environments, from bustling offices to intimate home settings. It's not merely about muffling sound but creating harmonious spaces where life's soundtrack can unfold as intended. Importance of Acoustic Insulation Importance of Acoustic Insulation Implications Enhances Privacy Keeps [...]

Will acoustic panels keep sound out?

By |2023-11-28T14:53:02+00:00December 19th, 2022|Acoustics, Acoustic Panels, Sound Proofing|

Will Acoustic Panels keep sound out? If you're struggling with noisy neighbors or a busy street outside your window, you may be looking for a way to block out the sound. People may tell you that acoustic panels are one potential solution, but do they really work? Let's take a closer look. Acoustic panels are not a great way to keep sound out to make your home or office more enjoyable or immune to outside distractions. They do not act as an effective [...]

Open Plan Office Acoustic Standards 2022

By |2022-07-07T14:27:39+00:00May 20th, 2022|Acoustics, Office Acoustics|

Open plan offices havebecome the preferred layout for most types of businesses to promote collaboration and communication. They can also contribute to the culture of the workplace by bringing people closer together. There are new British Standards for open plan office acoustics which can provided guidance to office designers, architects and contractors to ensure the benefits of open offices are fully realised.  In offices where they can be 20+ individuals all working in the same space, noise can be an issue. This article [...]

Bespoke Acoustic Panel Projects 2021

By |2021-12-16T15:14:03+00:00December 16th, 2021|Projects, Acoustics|

Across the 500+ acoustic panel and install projects that Resonics complete each year, there are often certain ones which stand out from the rest. Our estimating team works closely with both architects, designers and the top acoustic brands across the world to create truly unique and bespoke acoustic systems, funky panel designs and acoustically treat tricky spaces. The team also work with clients to design acoustic panel systems from scratch depending on the end customers functional and visual requirements for the project. Take [...]

Stadium Acoustics: Make it Loud

By |2023-09-04T14:38:26+00:00May 11th, 2021|Acoustics|

Pretty much all of the work that we do at Resonics focuses on reducing sound and noise levels in commercial spaces to improve the environment and make it a more comfortable and pleasant place to be. But at a live sporting or music event, the opposite is often the goal! The incredible sound of a roaring crowd is a crucial part of the buzz of a live football match, creating a sense of place, belonging and atmosphere for attendees and added support for [...]

Challenges of Returning to the Office

By |2023-02-16T15:29:36+00:00March 8th, 2021|Acoustics, Office Acoustics|

A return to office working is now in sight for many of us, but the ways in which we work and collaborate have inevitably changed permanently. Companies will face some unique challenges of returning to the office. For some, an entire year of working from home has prompted a move away from the city to quieter areas without the hustle and bustle of the daily commute to and from the office. Naturally there is a resistance for some to return to the office [...]

Hospital Acoustics: The impact of noise on healthcare

By |2023-02-16T15:32:14+00:00February 8th, 2021|Acoustics, Health & Safety|

If you have ever had to stay overnight in a hospital before, you will understand how difficult it can be to get any sleep, or just simply relax. Surrounded by nurses chatting, machines beeping, trolleys rolling, noise is everywhere and regularly exceeding acceptable levels. Hospital Acoustics In the UK, 40% of hospital patients are bothered by noise at night; a consistent finding of the NHS Inpatient Survey, with noise levels over 100dB measured in intensive care units. Noise at this level [...]