Noise control - lowering the sound level in a canteen by means of acoustic screens

Whether it is a school, university, company or community restaurant (without forgetting the ordinary canteen of non-commissioned soldiers and the officers' mess), lowering the sound level of a canteen is necessary when it is expected for such a space that it allows its users not only to eat, but also to take advantage as fully as possible of a time of rest and exchange punctuating their day.

However, the sound environment of a canteen can be negatively impacted by various factors :

  • the...

Reduction of sound emissions from a noisy building site machinery

Reducing noise emissions from noisy building site machineries is a recurring problem, since noise related to works e.g. drilling and earthworks (including in particular the use of excavators, hydraulic shovels, post drivers or other machines) can harm the tranquility of local residents over sometimes very long time intervals.

Complaints due to neighborhood annoyance are then not uncommon, often illustrating very real inconveniences that must be taken into consideration by civil engineering...

Acoustics - Soundproofing of teaching and training rooms

ITS will participate in a soundproofing project for teaching and training rooms in Paris (France) to improve their acoustic quality.

It will be a question of alleviating the mediocrity, in terms of sound comfort, of a recent construction, devoid of any acoustic material, i.e. likely to significantly absorb sound, with particularly harmful consequences as regards the use of these teaching and training rooms (in terms of intelligibility of speech which is very poor there, while obviously...