Category Archives: Noise measurement

SoundEar devices reduce noise levels in Critical Care

At a hospital in Preston, UK researchers have found that SoundEar devices can be used to reduce noise levels in critical care units, without introducing any other means of noise reduction. The results speak volumes ”The device [SoundEar 3] acted as an isolated intervention to significantly reduce night-time ambient and peak sound levels, a change […]

New office habits: We now approach the persons we need to talk to

New office habits creates less noise

At an administrative office at Silkeborg Forsyning in Denmark, the staff has had challenges with the noise level. They had a tendency of speaking with each other across the table which disturbed the others. Now they have introduced new office habits. Clear noise signal They decided to take up the challenge and acquired a Noise […]

How does a SoundEar noise meter work?

SoundEar FAQ How does a SoundEar work and how should it be set? Get the answers to this and other frequently asked question about SoundEar here. 1. Where should SoundEar be mounted? The unit should be mounted on a wall in face height, approx. at a height of 1.8 metres and most importantly, it has […]

Noise in open office spaces can lead to stress

Noise in open office spaces can be a problem. A study from Sydney University shows that employees are drained of energy when noise levels at work are too high. It is a proven fact, that it is harmful to be exposed to high noise levels for a longer period of time. Work environment in open […]

Noise prevention at work is successful

A study shows that noise issues at workplaces can be helped by taking the necessary precautions. The study from Aarhus University Hospital, shows that rules and legislation on noise control in Denmark has been successful. Among other results, the study shows that the use of hearing protection at noisy workplaces has worked. The employees that […]

5 tips to reduce noise in the Industrial Sector

Noise in the industrial sector is an increasing issue, not only for employees but also for people living close to noisy companies. Noise can ruin a healthy work environment, which is why there are guidelines as to how much noise, you can be exposed to, when you are at work. In this blog post we […]

4 tips and tricks to reduce noise in classrooms

Teachers and children spend many hours in school trying to concentrate and learn. Often this takes place with noise in classrooms – in small classrooms, noisy halls and old school buildings which were built before anyone was paying attention to noise reducing materials and a good sound environment. School teachers and child care workers are […]

SoundEar in place – at Audi

AUDI uses SoundEar II

Audi is using SoundEar II Industry to focus on noise levels in the working environment. Audi, like other big German businesses, has its own dual vocational training department. Situated in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm, more than 2,600 trainees are working as part of a beginning career at Audi. Audi has chosen to focus on noise levels not only […]

T-Systems recommends Noise Guide to reduce office noise

Noise Guide in office

When it comes to reducing office noise levels, one concern is the noise stemming from conversations, and this is where the Noise Guide excels. The German IT services and consulting company, T-Systems, decided to introduce open plan offices, and as part of this process introduced several initiatives to help prevent the nuisances of office noise […]