Industrial Noise Control

How Environmental Noise Harms The Cardiovascular System

Sound from cars, aircraft, trains, and other man-made machines is more than just annoying. It increases the risk of cardiovascular disease.   More than 100 years ago, the German physician and Nobel Prize winner Robert Koch predicted that “one day mankind will have to fight the burden of noise as fiercely as plague and cholera.” …

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Factory Noise Control

Ventac’s Building & Industrial Noise Control sector specialises in the design, supply and installation of noise control solutions for existing builds such as industrial processing and manufacturing facilities. As the leading provider of factory noise control solutions in Ireland, our solutions are developed as specified products or custom-manufactured solutions, that are designed to offer exceptional …

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New online portal for logging noise complaints in the Republic of Ireland

A new website has just been launched to collect data on noise complaints in Ireland. To date, any of the information that is collected is done so by local authorities or country councils, making it sporadic and inconsistent when it comes to understanding noise ‘hot-sots’ and the main causes of noise disturbances within the nation …

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Ventac Laboratory New Capability: Rainfall Testing

This month we completed our testing jig which adds rainfall testing to our list of capabilities that can be carried out in chamber three of several bespoke acoustic testing chambers in the Ventac laboratory Acoustic – Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements (Part 18: Laboratory measurement of sound generated by rainfall …

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New Absorptive Material

Our laboratory has been testing polyester materials as a replacement for fibreglass in acoustic quilts and sound absorptive panels. The results so far have been very encouraging. A polyester material was discovered, that, not only had superior absorptive properties to fiberglass but it did not have the key disadvantage associated with the material. The polyester material …

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