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Resources to help facility and property management professionals run more efficient buildings and facilities. The archive for Acoustics articles.


Acoustical Solutions Engineering Services

This Virginia based acoustical products company now offers sound and noise surveys, HVAC system noise analysis, and more.

Acoustical Design For Atriums

Maintain the aesthetic impact of these monumental spaces while fostering easy conversation and control over cacophony.

Construction Vibrations In Healthcare Settings

Monitoring conditions during work on a site keeps disruptions to patients in check.

Ceilings: Optimized Design

Ceilings are significant for both visual and acoustic comfort.

Free White Paper: The Workplace Speech Privacy Crisis

Open office acoustical issues can often prove distracting. This white paper presents a solution called sound masking, one of the most effective and efficient solutions to any company’s noise problem.

Higher Education Case Study: Campus Capstone

At North Park University in Chicago, a 20 year master plan is capped with an efficient and essential facility.

FM Frequency: The Free Range Office

Is the heightened focus on collaboration and interaction in the workplace causing occupants to lose their focus?

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 buildings.

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 downside.

Services & Maintenance: Problem Ceilings

Common issues to address involve aesthetics and acoustics.

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 noise?

Intelligibility And Mass Notification Systems

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

Services & Maintenance: Minimal Overhead

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

Law Firm Case Study: Defining A Practice

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

Services & Maintenance: Options Abound Above

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

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

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

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