HEALTH QUESTIONNAIRE BY APOCALYPSE

Healthcare acoustics pose a wide range of complex and diverse challenges for hospital and healthcare facilities managers—from HIPAA speech privacy compliance, patient quiet environments, and various vibration and noise control issues, to optimizing acoustics and audiovisual technologies for presentation spaces, meeting and training rooms, and state-of-the-art medical simulation labs.  Our acoustical and AV design consultantsContinue reading “HEALTH QUESTIONNAIRE BY APOCALYPSE”

NOISE REDUCTION FOR OPEN PLAN OFFICES AND SPACES

NOISE REDUCTION FOR OPEN PLAN OFFICES AND SPACES BY APOCALYPSE ACOUSTICS INC-2016 Today with Open Plan Spaces being the first choice, the importance of good acoustics and noise reduction in an office environment is the need of the hour right now and is growing up. Today, we are surrounded by sound at all times. SomeContinue reading “NOISE REDUCTION FOR OPEN PLAN OFFICES AND SPACES”

Why Silence Is So Good For Your Brain

In a loud and distracting world, finding pockets of stillness can benefit your brain and body. Here are four science-backed reasons why. We live in a loud and distracting world, where silence is increasingly difficult to come by — and that may be negatively affecting our health. In fact, a 2011 World Health Organization reportContinue reading “Why Silence Is So Good For Your Brain”

What is Reverberation by Apocalypse Part 2

What is Reverberation? Part Two (Continued from Part One) You can say, What on earth is reverberation time? How do I treat it.? In a room with high absorption or with few reflections the sound dies immediately or very quickly allowing us to reply. Well what is the time taken for noise to stop after theContinue reading “What is Reverberation by Apocalypse Part 2”

What is Reverberation by Apocalypse Part 1

What is Reverberation??? Reverberation is another name for what most people know and understand as echo. The following analogy explains what reverberation is quite concisely without getting overly technical. If you press the accelerator pedal of a car, the car accelerates to a certain speed. If the road is smooth and level the speed willContinue reading “What is Reverberation by Apocalypse Part 1”

Provision for children having special hearing or communication needs..Acoustic Improvements.

Provision for children having special hearing or communication needs..Acoustic Improvements. Provision for children having special hearing or communication needs For the purposes of this document, special hearing or communication needs include, but are not limited to, children with permanent hearing impairment; or with severe or complex needs including: speech, language and communication difficulties; visual impairments;Continue reading “Provision for children having special hearing or communication needs..Acoustic Improvements.”

Acoustic Design of Schools Performance Standards….New-build, conversion and refurbishment work performance Standards.

New-build, conversion and refurbishment work performance Standards. NEW BUILDING-CONVERSION And REFURBISHMENT: Performance Standards for Acoustics. The School Premises Regulations and the Independent School Standards apply to refurbishment work, and the acoustic standards for refurbishment works given in this document apply. Where there is a need to upgrade the acoustic performance of an existing building orContinue reading “Acoustic Design of Schools Performance Standards….New-build, conversion and refurbishment work performance Standards.”

SOUNDPROOFING BY APOCALYPSE ACOUSTICS

SOUNDPROOFING BY APOCALYPSE ACOUSTICS: Soundproofing is any means of reducing the sound pressure with respect to a specified sound source and receptor. There are several basic approaches to reducing sound: increasing the distance between source and receiver, using noise barriers to reflect or absorb the energy of the sound waves, using damping structures such asContinue reading “SOUNDPROOFING BY APOCALYPSE ACOUSTICS”

NOISE CONTROL By APOCALYPSE ACOUSTICS SCIENCES CORP

INTRODUCTION TO NOISE CONTROL   By APOCALYPSE ACOUSTICS SCIENCES CORP Definitions and Background   What is Noise?  Noise is disagreeable or unwanted sound.  In many instances, noise is a relative definition of a sound since one person’s music may be another person’s noise.  It is difficult to give a very clear definition of an irritating noise. Continue reading “NOISE CONTROL By APOCALYPSE ACOUSTICS SCIENCES CORP”

Reverberation by Apocalypse Acoustics

Reverberation is linked to the speed at which sound energy disappears in a room. An unfurnished room with hard surfaces, such as a church, is perceived as being more reverberant than a well-furnished living room. The reverberation time is usually defined as the time it takes for sound to decrease by 60 dB. To determineContinue reading “Reverberation by Apocalypse Acoustics”