Category Archives: sound insulation

Supporting greener public space design with car noise insulation

31/01/2017 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive sound insulation, sound insulation

The design of public spaces, especially in the presence of busy traffic routes, is often based around principles of noise mitigation, with physical barriers to block engine and tyre noise. In a Masters thesis at Ball State University in Indiana, Jing Tang looks at how green infrastructure can help to achieve this, and also at […]

Sound insulation for quiet vehicles cuts down on ‘noise events’

18/01/2017 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive insulation, Automotive sound insulation, sound insulation

It is probably not a cause for much controversy to suggest sound insulation for loud vehicles in order to create less of a disturbance for fellow road users or for residents who live close to a main traffic route. But in measuring disturbances due to passing vehicles, it is not necessarily the specific volume of […]

Protecting front-seat passengers against engine noise

17/12/2016 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive insulation, Automotive sound insulation, sound insulation

Although excess engine noise is not desirable, it is important to use acoustic insulation for the engine bay such that the driver can still recognise when the engine is revving too high, or if there are any unusual and unhealthy noises coming from the engine. But the front-seat passenger needs no such feedback, allowing their […]

Pledge a silent drive for Road Safety Week

18/11/2016 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive sound insulation, sound insulation

Noise is on the agenda for Road Safety Week 2016, with a theme that includes a six-part pledge to drive slower, more sustainably, and more silently. The full list of elements in the Brake Pledge, named after the road safety charity, includes: Silent, Slow, Sober, Sharp, Secure and Sustainable. It asks drivers to stick to […]

Homeowners are more easily disturbed by road noise

28/10/2016 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive sound insulation, sound insulation

You might imagine that road traffic noise would be a distraction for nearby residents regardless of whether they rent, mortgage or own outright – but research from Ireland has found this is not the case. In fact, renters are more likely to cope better with night-time road traffic noise than those with a vested interest […]