Noise transmission / Guides

Understanding sound transmission in homes
Insulation and soundproofing

Understanding sound transmission in buildings

...noise you hear in your home depends on the amount of noise your neighbour makes, the sound-transmitting properties of the building, and the level of background noise present in your own home. All three factors are important. For example: a quiet neighbour may make you think you have good sound isolation; a noisy ne...

Techniques for reducing sound transmission in buildings
Insulation and soundproofing

Controlling sound transmission in buildings

...transmission in buildings is assessing the situation. What kind of noise is it? Noise in buildings is usually assigned to one of three classes: Airborne sound: Sound such as voices, TV or stereo sounds. The source does not strike or vibrate against the structure of the building. Structure-borne sound: Sound tha...

Real estate

Real estate

...noise transmission Interior air quality does it smell fresh, stale, or like chemicals or tobacco smoke? Good quality windows - look for water damage around the interior, signs of air leakage, double or triple-pane Quality mechanical systems - iare they old or new? Check model numbers online for reviews and effici...

Installing soundproofing batts in interior partition walls
Insulation and soundproofing

Soundproofing interior walls-video

...transmission in buildings Controlling sound transmission in buildings Choosing Sound absorbing insulation

Electric Heaters - is heating with electric an eco-friendly option?
Heating with electricity

Heating with electricity

...transmission lines, so the overall energy efficiency of electric heat varies significantly by location and the local source of electric production. Heating with electricity from renewable resources like wind, solar or hydroelectric is far cleaner than electricity generated by burning fossil fuels, such as coal or gas...

Commuting after Lock-down in the new Covid-19 World
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Green commuting - getting back to work after social distancing is relaxed

...noise pollution, and reduced traffic congestion. Bikes also lead to reduced financial costs to the user as well as to society at large, due to the negligible damage and wear they cause to roads and the smaller amount of road area they require. By fitting bike racks on the front of buses, transit agencies can also sig...