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What is Misophonia? And Are You Affected By It?

By Neil Teasdale | October 30, 2017

Do you have an intense emotional reaction to hearing someone eating with their mouth open, sneezing, coughing, sniffling, chewing gum or throat-clearing? Do you feel enraged when you hear repetitive noises like tapping, the clicking of a pen, typing on

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Top 10 Noisiest Occupations

By Neil Teasdale | October 26, 2017

Millions of people are exposed to dangerous decibels in the workplace — from musicians to farmers. We have found the top ten occupations where noise poses a serious health problem. Working for years in a noisy job can drastically increase the

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Have You Heard? Noise Can Affect Learning!

By Neil Teasdale | October 25, 2017

A handful of research studies confirm that noise has a negative effect on a child’s ability to learn. Also, “noise education” should be part of the school curriculum; kids should know how to protect their ears from harm…

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Move over White Noise: Pink Noise May Act as a Sleep and Memory Aid

By Neil Teasdale | October 24, 2017

The importance of a good night’s sleep cannot be overstated. Getting the sleep we need leaves us energetic and rejuvenated. When you sleep well you’re more productive and your memory improves. Incidentally as we age, both sleep and memory start

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How to Make Your Home Theater Room Sound Better

By Neil Teasdale | October 20, 2017

Whеn уоu think оf аll оf thе components rеԛuirеd tо design a funсtiоnаl hоmе thеаtеr, сhаnсеѕ аrе уоu probably hаvе nоt соnѕidеrеd thе accessories nееdеd to improve the асоuѕtiсѕ оf thе rооm. Even if you purchase thе most tесhnоlоgiсаllу аdvаnсеd

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Soundproofing vs Sound Absorption

The Difference Between Soundproofing & Sound Absorption

By Neil Teasdale | October 19, 2017

When you think about it, there are many similarities between sound and air. One can even say the sound is a lot like air. Just like air, sound doesn’t have a shape or form, and sound will travel wherever air

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STC, NRC & IIC – What’s The Difference???

By Neil Teasdale | October 18, 2017

STC (Sound Transmission Class) represents a material or product’s ability to block sound from travelling through a wall, ceiling, floor or other building assembly – in other words, to stop airborne noise transferring from place to place. It is the most common

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The Difference Between Low, Mid & High Frequency Noise

By Neil Teasdale | October 17, 2017

You’re probably aware that different sounds have different frequencies, but what’s the difference between high and low frequency sounds? And what about mid frequency sounds? If you’ve been wondering about the differences between sounds of varying frequencies and how they

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Soundproofing – Why Soundproof?

By Neil Teasdale | October 16, 2017

Whеn уоu think оf аll оf thе components rеԛuirеd tо design a funсtiоnаl hоmе thеаtеr, сhаnсеѕ аrе уоu probably hаvе nоt соnѕidеrеd thе accessories nееdеd to improve the асоuѕtiсѕ оf thе rооm. Even if you purchase thе most tесhnоlоgiсаllу аdvаnсеd

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