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Guide To Improving Home Studio Acoustics

  Click infographic to enlarge. Guide To Improving Your Home Studio Acoustics. Not all studios are created equal. Anyone can buy some budget monitors and a cheap microphone, stick them in the corner of a room and voila! Home recording studio. But what separates the [...]

By |September 29th, 2015|Sound Proofing, Acoustics, Recording Studio Acoustics|

5 Of The Best Acoustic Solutions For Sports Halls

Sports halls need special consideration when they are being acoustically treated - meaning that the right combination of acoustic panels must be chosen. This is for four reasons: Sports halls usually have particularly poor acoustics due to their designs: high impact surfaces like concrete and brick are highly noise reflective and lead [...]

By |August 17th, 2015|Reverberation Time, School Acoustics|

Sound & The Anatomy Of The Ideal Classroom

Late last year a group of US scientists took it upon themselves to discover the anatomy of the perfect classroom. Their findings included: Natural light is critical to student satisfaction and academic performance. Even after controlling for socioeconomic and race factors, students exposed to more sunlight performed 2% - 26% [...]

By |April 14th, 2015|BB93, School Acoustics|

Another Step Towards Sustainable Acoustic Design

Last week Ecophon announced that it has made a huge leap towards a completely sustainable life cycle of acoustic panels - with their acoustic ceiling panels now completely green and eco-friendly. Acoustics is one of the industries where it is possible to take full advantage of one the most common items [...]

By |March 30th, 2015|Uncategorized, Sustainability|

How Background Noise Hurts Restaurants’ Bottom Line

Unless you are very geeky, the thought of architectural acoustics is probably enough to put you to sleep. But if I told you it could mean something that could get between you and enjoying your food, would you pipe up? It it well documented by now that noise affects one of our most prized senses, [...]

By |February 6th, 2015|Restaurant Acoustics|

Reduce Office Noise In 6 Simple Steps

It may be the leader in a social revolution, and wield immense power, yet Google has earned the wrath of one US journalist over its choice of office design. According to Lindsay Kaufman, Google is just one in a long list of globally resognised organisations that are ditching partitioned partitioned [...]

By |January 9th, 2015|Acoustics, Sound Absorption, Office Acoustics|

7 Restaurants With Beautiful Acoustic Designs

7 Restaurants With Beautiful Acoustic Design The worst acoustic environments are essentially hollow boxes with hard, reverberant surfaces that meet each other at right angles, allowing lengthy reverberation. Unfortunately, with the advent of the highly stylised restaurant, more and more dining spaces are becoming acoustically uncomfortable, with traditional restaurants [...]

By |December 12th, 2014|Restaurant Acoustics|