Noise pollution

magniX Continued Flight Testing Reveals Electric Aircraft Significantly Reduce Noise Pollution

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

EVERETT, Wash., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- magniX , the company powering the electric aviation revolution, today shared noise results from flight testing of the eBeaver aircraft which demonstrate a significant reduction in noise pollution from an electric aircraft versus a conventional one.

Key Points: 
  • EVERETT, Wash., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- magniX , the company powering the electric aviation revolution, today shared noise results from flight testing of the eBeaver aircraft which demonstrate a significant reduction in noise pollution from an electric aircraft versus a conventional one.
  • Several studies have shown the negative impact aircraft noise has on people including adverse effects to both physical and mental health.
  • In fact, one study published by Noise and Health International Journal found that aircraft noise is one of the most detrimental environmental effects of aviation.
  • With decreased noise, electric aircraft can open up greater mobility across airports that are currently restricted due to noise regulations.

magniX Continued Flight Testing Reveals Electric Aircraft Significantly Reduce Noise Pollution

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

EVERETT, Wash., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- magniX , the company powering the electric aviation revolution, today shared noise results from flight testing of the eBeaver aircraft which demonstrate a significant reduction in noise pollution from an electric aircraft versus a conventional one.

Key Points: 
  • EVERETT, Wash., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- magniX , the company powering the electric aviation revolution, today shared noise results from flight testing of the eBeaver aircraft which demonstrate a significant reduction in noise pollution from an electric aircraft versus a conventional one.
  • Several studies have shown the negative impact aircraft noise has on people including adverse effects to both physical and mental health.
  • In fact, one study published by Noise and Health International Journal found that aircraft noise is one of the most detrimental environmental effects of aviation.
  • With decreased noise, electric aircraft can open up greater mobility across airports that are currently restricted due to noise regulations.

Noise Litigation is on the Rise for Multi-Family Developments and Builders Should be Losing Sleep

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 1:34pm

"With noise litigation rising it's imperative that architects reimagine their design philosophy around sound attenuation," says Micah Logan, CEO of HushFrame.

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  • "With noise litigation rising it's imperative that architects reimagine their design philosophy around sound attenuation," says Micah Logan, CEO of HushFrame.
  • Targeted developers are being required to relocate buyers to hotels, store their possessions, dismantle walls, ceilings, and mechanical systems, install effective soundproofing, and then put it back together.
  • "There have been many misleading performance claims for widely deployed building assembly designs and products," says Alan Case, HushFrame CIO.
  • Case added: "many academic text and reference materials reflect acoustic performance data based on testing from 50 to 60 years ago.

After a Year of Working From Home, Nearly Half of People Struggle with Disruptions and Working Longer Hours to Compensate

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 12:00pm

This is still happening after a year of adapting to the "new normal" of working and studying from home.

Key Points: 
  • This is still happening after a year of adapting to the "new normal" of working and studying from home.
  • Home workers and students are utilizing technology like noise canceling headphones to minimize distractions, but they are still having trouble with noisy distractions.
  • 55% of respondents are working longer hours to finish their tasks due to noise disruptions.
  • Our ProCore solid-core doors reduce noise by up to 50% and are more affordable than one might think."

Global Piling Machine Market Growth & Analysis to 2027 - Rapid Industrialization and Growing Commercial and Residential Construction Activities Fueling Market Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 8, 2021 - 9:48am

Rapid industrialization, coupled with growing commercial and residential construction activities, is fuelling the market growth.

Key Points: 
  • Rapid industrialization, coupled with growing commercial and residential construction activities, is fuelling the market growth.
  • The global piling machine market is poised to accumulate around USD 7.15 Billion by 2027.
  • Stringent government norms against construction noise and vibration in residential areas have encouraged manufacturers to develop low-noise piling machines.
  • The North American piling machine market is the leading regional segment, with the U.S. as the key growth engine.

Power Generator Noise-Control ZombieBox Receives 'Series A' Investment from DWP to Accelerate Growth and Meet Rising Demand

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 1:38pm

ZombieBox, the world's firstat-scaleproducer of sound-reductionenclosures for portable and standby generators,is experiencing rapidly growing demandfor their signature noise-reduction products.

Key Points: 
  • ZombieBox, the world's firstat-scaleproducer of sound-reductionenclosures for portable and standby generators,is experiencing rapidly growing demandfor their signature noise-reduction products.
  • Sales of home generators are at an all-time high due todynamicweather conditions related to climate change, as well as the effects of aging power infrastructures and thetransitionfrom traditional power to sustainable energy sources.
  • The abundance of home generators, particularly in coastal municipalities, has led to increased noise pollution.
  • Purchasers of alternate power solutions are now considering noise-mitigation strategies, such as thesolutionsoffered byZombieBox.The company's products, which include avarietyof enclosures and panels,reduce noise pollution and protect generators fromadverseweather.

Army SBIR test results indicate the FPS is the most silent propulsion method in the skies

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 8:25pm

The tests were conducted as part of Paragrines development of advanced parafoil platforms with highly efficient, low-noise propulsion as an important objective.

Key Points: 
  • The tests were conducted as part of Paragrines development of advanced parafoil platforms with highly efficient, low-noise propulsion as an important objective.
  • Jetoptera has been selected for the program because of FPSs maturity and unique potential for integration into innovative propulsion system configurations.
  • The test results show up to 15 dBA lower noise performance of the FPS versus the propeller, before any FPS noise abatement, based on equivalent power level.
  • We have just demonstrated how our propulsion method will be quieter by a significant margin, even before we incorporate abatement methods.

Study examines consequences of noise pollution on cricket health, reproduction

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 10:30am

DENVER, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Is noise pollution harming cricket populations and, subsequently, their wildlife food chains?

Key Points: 
  • DENVER, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Is noise pollution harming cricket populations and, subsequently, their wildlife food chains?
  • More than 83% of land in the continental United States alone is close enough to be exposed to noticeable vehicular noise.
  • Three of the groups are being exposed to either 50, 60 or 70 decibels of recorded traffic noise throughout their lives.
  • Researchers will allow the crickets to mate and then will study their offspring to see if there are any lingering parental effects from the past noise exposure.

New Westwood One and Horizon Media Sports Study Examines Reasons Why Artificial Fan Noise Increases Ad Receptivity at Live Sporting Events

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 4:00pm

Fans yearn to experience sports in person, said Karen Van Vleet, Vice President, WHY at Horizon Media.

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  • Fans yearn to experience sports in person, said Karen Van Vleet, Vice President, WHY at Horizon Media.
  • With COVID restrictions keeping many fans out of stadiums, the study examined how broadcast and production treatments, including adding recorded fan noise to an otherwise quiet live event, impacted peoples receptivity to video and audio advertising.
  • The study showed ads performed well in both fanless and recorded fan noise scenarios.
  • Horizon Media , Inc. is a leader in delivering data-driven business outcomes for some of the most innovative and ambitious brands.

NoiseAware Offers Peace-of-Mind to Short-Term Rental Owners This Holiday Season

Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 1:59pm

DALLAS, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NoiseAware, the leader in modern noise monitoring, advises short-term rental owners to be prepared for potential large gatherings in their properties for holiday celebrations.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NoiseAware, the leader in modern noise monitoring, advises short-term rental owners to be prepared for potential large gatherings in their properties for holiday celebrations.
  • NoiseAware observed a near doubling of noise events in the summer of 2020 versus 2019, many surrounding holiday gatherings.
  • This year, the company finds that 1/11 rental reservations have produced enough noise to be a disturbance to neighbors and communities.
  • "With NoiseAware, we are now equipped to be considerate neighbors and ensure that our rental properties do not disturb the community."