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A just released study from Interface helps inform facility managers on the importance of acoustical solutions for the current and future workforce.


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A just released study from Interface helps inform facility managers on the importance of acoustical solutions for the current and future workforce.

Acoustics

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Acoustics articles below.


Is Noise A Problem In The Office Space You Manage?

A just released study from Interface helps inform facility managers on the importance of acoustical solutions for the current and future workforce.

Practicing Sound Design For Student Housing

Understanding sound isolation, mechanical noise and vibration control, and room acoustics is essential, and KWK Architects of St. Louis, MO provides insight on designing facilities that deliver.

Kirei Echo Panels Part Of Playful Cafeteria Makeover

The company's acoustic solution was customized to reflect an elementary school's ties to the seashore.

Integrity 4200 Ceiling Suspension System

Chicago Metallic Integrity 4200 is a ceiling suspension system with a 9/16" narrow face that showcases the smooth, white finish of a Rockfon tile with a double-reveal grid profile.

Kirei’s Customizable Acoustic Clouds

EchoCloud acoustic clouds help absorb sound within an open space, reducing reverberation and helping quiet noisy spaces, no matter the ceiling type.

Clean-Air Claro Stipple Textured Panels

Clean-Air Claro is a fully customizable acoustical panel that contributes to overall health and safety standards by helping to deliver better indoor air quality in areas such as hospitals, airports, schools, theaters, and restaurants.

Quiet Mark Launches In U.S. To Combat Noise Pollution

Proprietary testing program from the Noise Abatement Society offers support for nation’s health and well-being by helping to find the quietest solutions in over 50 product categories.

FilzFelt KHS Hanging Panels

The Kelly Harris Smith Collection of Arch, Arrow, Dash, Dot, Loop, Pitch, and Square hanging panels combine, repeat, and scale to form complex patterning inspired by halftone reprographic techniques.

Did You Miss Our Reducing Noise Distractions, Achieving Speech Privacy Webinar?

This free video webinar demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.

Webinar: Reducing Noise Distractions, Achieving Speech Privacy In The Modern Workplace

This free webinar demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.

Shooter Detection Systems Integrates With Everbridge Critical Event Platform

By integrating the Guardian System with the Everbridge CEM platform, facility and security management can better respond to active shooter situations.

Serve Up Sound Quality In Senior Living

Acoustical design in dining rooms is an important concern in senior living facilities.

Facility Executive | June 2017 Issue

The June 2017 issue features the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus a look at conferencing technology, HVAC systems, sustainable carpet, security, acoustics, construction projects, and energy management.

Eyewear Innovation Lab Design Reflects Core Mission

For its new Manhattan location, VSP Global tasked its architecture firm to create a workplace that will inspire its team of creative entrepreneurs.

Eckel Panels Correct Facility Acoustics

The hard finishes of prison walls and ceilings create conditions for reverberation and excessive noise. Eckoustic Correctional Panels addressed this at the Mule Creek Infill Complex in Ione, CA.

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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