Article - 6 Jun 2003
Concrete with enhanced soundproofing in the low frequency range 100-200 Hz, and a novel test method to measure the sound transmission loss were developed. Abstract.
Article - 31 Mar 2003
In July 2002, the Government announced the new proposals to Part E of the Building Regulations, which sets the standards for acoustic requirements for residential buildings.
Article - 4 Dec 2003
British Standard - BSI Summary and Reference.
Article - 3 Dec 2003
Applies to sound insulation within a pair of rooms. Determines the steady state 1/3 octave band filtered white noise level difference and the receiving room equivalent absorption area from which the...
News - 20 May 2009
At the newly built Barceló Raval design hotel in Barcelona, Spain, sound absorbers made from Basotect® are improving the room acoustics. The lobby of the ten-story, four-star hotel has around...
News - 10 Jun 2014
Snowsound Acoustic Panels were chosen by Buildings.com as a finalist in the Technology Support category for the 2014 Product Innovations Award.
Unwanted sound is formed by waves that are reflected...
News - 16 Jan 2010
BASF’s specialty foam Basotect® is used in the Metro Line 9 stations in Seoul, Korea, to provide a quieter and more comfortable experience for commuters. The sound-absorbing and...
Article - 7 May 2003
Points out that natural ventilation openings offer little resistance to the passage of noise, as the introduction of conventional passive noise control treatments will generally incur a large flow...
Article - 6 Jan 2009
This article investigates district heating and the technologies available for metering and pumping, including ultrasonic flowmeters and heat meters that are now widely used in the industrial and...
News - 23 Jul 2009
Aluminium foams have a porous structure that makes them excellent materials to absorb sound, impacts and vibrations. Their metallic nature allows their use as electromagnetic shields and makes them...