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Sound Masking at Home: What are the benefits?

By |2020-07-09T14:23:03+00:00July 9th, 2020|Sound Masking, Residential Acoustics|

Sound Masking at Home? Sound masking systems have grown steadily in popularity in office working spaces over the past few decades, with companies becoming more aware of how workplace environments impact their bottom line. Office spaces are often filled with lots of people working on different tasks, clicking mouses, having conversations or just generally producing distracting noise. So, surely working from home removes all that distracting noise from the equation? Perhaps you would expect that to be the case, and [...]

More Noise Must Be Made To Prevent Industrial Deafness Claims

By |2017-08-15T14:37:11+00:00October 10th, 2014|Acoustics, Sound Masking, Sound Absorption, Industrial Acoustics, Health & Safety, Office Acoustics|

The last decade has seen a dramatic shift in the landscape of workplace health and safety claims. A clampdown by the insurance industry on whiplash injuries – once the bane of insurers – has been replaced with a new cash cow for litigation lawyers: industrial deafness. The Association of British Insurers recently announced its plans to mount a lobbying campaign targeting the phenomenon; but while it scrambles to stem the ever increasing tide of claims, what can businesses do to prevent industrial deafness [...]

Sound Absorption & Sound Masking – How Do They Compare?

By |2020-06-02T12:09:48+00:00August 5th, 2014|Acoustic Panels, Sound Masking, Sound Absorption, Office Acoustics, Restaurant Acoustics|

You may have heard of sound masking and even looked into it as a possible solution for your room acoustic issues. There's no denying that it is an practical fix in some cases and it certainly has its advantages. But how does it compete with sound absorption - which is often perceived as the most effective way of creating a comfortable acoustic environment? Here is our take on working with two very different solutions. What is sound absorption? Sound absorption refers to the [...]