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Smart buildings, smart climate, smart acoustics – an evolution through design

By Andrew Parkin

In September I presented at the TABS expert meeting in Sweden. Below is a 17 minute video of the presentation.

In this presentation I looked at how the design of buildings has evolved over time and how this has affected the acoustics. 303 more words

Sustainable Cundall

Southern Resident Killer Whales - What's Going On?

Southern Resident Killer Whales (SRKW) have been in the news a lot lately (well the scientific and environmental news). A pregnant female washed up dead on a beach in British Colombia at the beginning of December and even more tragically was pregnant at the time which, has brought them further into the public eye. 906 more words

Conservation

Sea Rescue Group Aids Whale Research

A local sea rescue group has come to the aid of whale researchers and their acoustic recording equipment.

Naturaliste Volunteer Sea Rescue Group are a registered charity of volunteers which is part of the WA Fire and Emergency Services.  216 more words

Research

Acoustics extends the life of Church Restorations

Apparently it is true.  At a recent church meeting where a 160 year old Roman Catholic Church is being restored, the acoustical treatment that I designed will also help to preserve the walls behind it.  142 more words

Church Acoustics

Health and safety 101: How to protect your contractors against on-site noise via constructionglobal

Health and safety 101: How to protect your contractors against on-site noise

Rob Doole - Major Projects – 1 day ago

Construction sites can be particularly noisy places and it’s important that employers and staff take necessary precautions to ensure they do not risk damaging their hearing in the long term. 593 more words

Thermal Engine Encapsulation with Polyurethane Foam

Title: THERMAL INSULATION OF AN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

 Number/Link: WO2014/195153 (German)

Applicant/Assignee: BASF

Publication date: 11-12-2014

Gist”:  Engine parts are encapsulated in PU foam using moulds. 123 more words

Environment

Consumer Coffee Bean Acoustics

Automated Acoustical Roast Monitoring Technique May Help to Improve the Quality of Coffee Bean Roasting, Reduce Associated Energy Usage and Costs

People around the world are drawn to coffee’s powerful allure — for its beloved smell, taste, and the caffeine boost it provides. 430 more words

Acoustics