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Acoustic Glossary

A-Z list of terminology commonly used within acoustics.

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Acoustic Symbols
A-Z list of symbols commonly used within acoustics.
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Acoustic Standards

A list of British/International Standards and Guidance relevant to the Acoustics field.

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Acoustics Education

Learn about the top UK Institutions offering Acoustics Education courses accredited by the IOA.

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For many people, it may feel like the quietest place on Earth is right in front of them after telling a bad joke. In reality, the quietest spot on our planet has people cracking up for a totally different reason…

Every employer knows that there are a million and one things that need thinking about when it comes to employee Health & Safety.

As both an employer and employee, noise at work can appear to be nothing more than a nuisance, where health & safety goes over the top and forces employers to provide earplugs and ear defenders to workers who don't want to wear them.

In the modern world there is more noise pollution than ever before; this comes from myriad sources, from sirens and alarms to vehicles and venues.

For an acoustic consultant this largely boils down to having a great quality sound level meter, which can be relied upon to make the most accurate noise measurements for the client.

When it comes to ensuring success in the construction industry, one thing that is of undeniable importance is the quality of the tradesmen's tools.

Noise at work surveys can be a challenging task for an acoustic consultant; although it is one of the most common jobs that will be requested by a client, the sheer number of different types of client who can request them means that they can vary considerably from one job to the next.

Becoming an acoustic consultant can seem like a daunting process to many of those outside of the industry; this is largely due to the strong link between the career with science and maths skills.

As both an employer and employee, noise at work can appear to be nothing more than a nuisance, where health & safety goes over the top and forces employers to provide earplugs and ear defenders to workers who don't want to wear them.

What is a Noise Survey?

Noise surveys, acoustic surveys or noise impact assessment come in all shapes and sizes….With a lot of confusing terminology! Nova acoustics attempts to clarify the uncertainty….

Whether it’s animals, arguments or music, noise nuisance can be a constant headache for whoever is unfortunate enough to be on the other side of the party-wall.

Air-Conditioning Case Study

A frequently encountered type of work which clients often ask for further information about is a Noise Impact Assessment.

New SLM CESVA SC420

CESVA always has the customer at heart. They've included some simple additions, often overlooked by other manufacturers, which spare the mundane hassles and headaches that can arise, allowing users to keep their minds focused on the task at hand.

UK CESVA Distributors

In addition to offering first-class acoustic consultancy services, NOVA Acoustics have added yet another string to our bow by becoming the official distributor of CESVA sound instrumentation in the UK.

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