Industrial

Control Room & Emergency Response

A control room or Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is a multifaceted communications and logistics bunker that acts as the hub for industrial plants, utility providers, transportation coordination and civil safety.  Its role is to both monitor and serve as the nerve center for a large physical compound or physically dispersed service provider.  In addition to… Read More

Distribution Center

A good portion of the 35 million people in the USA and Canada who are exposed daily to hazardous noise in the workplace are employed in noisy industrial facilities such as mail sorting facilities, bottling plants and distribution centers. Most facilities are housed in cavernous metal or concrete shells and heavily populated with noisy equipment…. Read More

Large Production Facility

When it comes to dealing with excessive noise in the workplace, there are a number of factors that must be considered. First and foremost is safety. When a worker calls out ‘danger’ to another, if he is not heard, the warning is in vain and someone gets hurt. This not only opens the door to liability,… Read More

Data Center and Server Room

It is not until you enter a data center do you realize the magnitude of the problem. Data centers produce horrific levels of noise. This is primarily caused by the cooling fans required to keep the mega-computers running and is augmented by the whirring of storage discs. Hard wall and floor surfaces augment the problem… Read More