Posts Tagged ‘Acoustics’

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New Product Flash: HVAC RapidB System from Echo Barrier

Developed to mitigate noise from rooftop mechanical equipment, this system is being installed on New York City... ...Read More...

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Question of the Week: Open Office Plan

Open office plans are touted for encouraging collaboration, reducing real estate costs, and increasing overall productivity. But the lack of privacy and possibly problematic acoustics can also present a... ...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Problem Ceilings

Common issues to address involve aesthetics and... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Pink Noise Vs. White Noise

Pink noise is becoming more popular in business settings, potentially increasing productivity and concentration among employees. But is it superior to white... ...Read More...

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Intelligibility And Mass Notification Systems

The ability of occupants to comprehend in-building mass notification messages is a crucial requirement for facility life safety... ...Read More...

Facility managers have many choices when considering ceiling products. Beyond traditional panels, “free floating” canopies reduce distracting noise while also adding a design element. (Photo: Armstrong Commercial Ceilings.)

Services & Maintenance: Minimal Overhead

Facility managers can get maximum performance by choosing the best ceiling type for their spaces. From the May 2013 issue.... ...Read More...

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Law Firm Case Study: Defining A Practice

In seeking new space, thinking outside the box paid off for a law firm in central New... ...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Options Abound Above

Choosing the best ceiling materials for a space should consider appearance and... ...Read More...

From Where I Sit: What’s Up With Workplace Acoustics?

Springer investigates how many noise problems can be resolved by an easy "ABC"... ...Read More...