Can you get a 0 dB in a quiet room?
Can you get a 0 dB in a quiet room?
You go someplace quiet. You turn on your sound level meter. You expect a 0 dB reading, but you don’t get one. Is the sound level meter inaccurate? How low is a 0 dB sound anyway? And is getting a zero dB reading on a sound level meter actually
Protection from Harmful Noise Levels
Protection from Harmful Noise Levels
Do you ever wonder if the sounds you hear throughout a normal day could cause you harm? Or whether listening to your favourite music too loud can be damaging? Most people think of jet engines and explosions when they think of loud noises. They don’t think that environmental noise
How to avoid being a noisy neighbor
How to avoid being a noisy neighbor
Need some tips on how to avoid complaints of disturbing your neighbors and limiting the noise coming from your home? We’ve lined up some great tricks to keep your sound levels down and help you be a friendlier, quieter neighbor. Home Noise Reducing and Soundproofing Tips Be Mindful of
Effects of coronavirus on hearing health
Effects of coronavirus on hearing health
As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world and affect more and more people, an increasing number of studies are being conducted in an attempt to clearly determine its symptoms and long-term effects. So far, researchers have determined that the virus affects the upper respiratory tract. It can also lead
Noise laws and regulations
Noise laws and regulations
A few decades ago, authorities and regulatory bodies around the world have started addressing the problem of modern populations being exposed to various types of loud community noises every day. In response, several international standards, national and local laws and regulations have been implemented for safeguarding people’s health. The
Sound level meter readings depending on distance from noise source
Sound level meter readings depending on distance from noise source
When you try to measure the sound level of a noise that is further away, how far you are from the source will have a major impact on your sound level readings. It doesn’t matter if you use a hand-held professional sound level meter or a sound level meter
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