September 2019

Ambient Noise Is “The New Secondhand Smoke”

Dr. Daniel Fink’s articles in Acoustics Today discusses how ambient noise causes adverse effects on human health. The research cited in this paper outlines the levels of noise that impact people in places they live, work, learn and communicate. This paper is the foundation of the importance of our work and we would be happy… Read more

July 2019

Everybody’s top complaint about hospitals? Noise, according to HCAHPS data

We are sharing this article because we believe it is important to understand the influence of noise on your patient’s health and satisfaction. Our team has been investigating and helping develop holistic acoustic mitigation plans for hospitals to improve HCAHPS scores. For those not as familiar the HCAHPS score is the Hospital Consumer Assessment… Read more

June 2018

A3 Acoustics visits quietest place on earth

Recently, Matt was given the opportunity to tour the anechoic chamber in Building 87 on Microsoft’s campus in nearby Redmond, WA, deemed the quietest place on earth by Guinness World records in October 2015. The tour, led by Gopal Gopal, Principal Human Factors Engineer at Microsoft’s Audio Lab, left quite the impression on Matt, both… Read more

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