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Environmental Impact Award for INVC

INVC recognised at the UK Energy Innovation Awards This annual event is organised by the Energy Innovation Centre to celebrate the most successful innovations arising from collaborations between SMEs and the energy networks. In our case, we were awarded the … Continue reading

Categories: Construction / Demolition, Environmental noise, General News, Local Authorities, Noise Control |

Fan Noise Control Master Class – 6th April 2017 – Slough

Learn how to cut fan noise attenuation project costs by 50% – 110%* Fans are the most common of all occupational and environmental noise sources (NPL figures suggest that two thirds of complaints about noise from industrial premises are related … Continue reading

Categories: Analysis Systems, Environmental noise, Fan noise control, General News, Local Authorities, Noise Control, Training |

Low Frequency Noise Complaints – do more with less…

A brief guide on how to evaluate low frequency noise problems quickly and without spending any money. Evaluating low frequency noise complaints is one of the most common (“bane of my life”) issues that EHOs contact us about. Using the right approach, we … Continue reading

Categories: Environmental noise, Fan noise control, Local Authorities |

The Environmental Noise Industry is Not Fit for Purpose…

CIEH 2014 conference paper highlights the woeful ignorance and performance of the industry… The paper given by Peter Wilson (INVC technical director) illustrated that a very large proportion of the environmental “noise industry” is woefully ignorant both of the proper … Continue reading

Categories: Environmental noise, Fan noise control, General News, Local Authorities, Noise Control |

Stressed to death by noise…

24% hospital admission increase due to stroke… We all know that noise can be stressful – and that there is an ever increasing level that seeps into and through our lives like rising flood water.  However, a study published this … Continue reading

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Low Cost Fan Noise Attenuation in the Power Industry

An article about the application of our Quiet Fan technology (QFt) to reduce the noise from large fans feeding stacks in the power industry has been published in Power Engineering International. The journalist suggests that the widespread adoption of the … Continue reading

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Satisfying Super-Sensitive Complainants with Psychological Silencing

If you play white noise to a group of people and tell them that the song “White Christmas” is hidden in the sound, about 30% of them will be convinced that they can hear it. The human mind is always … Continue reading

Categories: Local Authorities, Noise Control, Sounding Off |

Noise Kills – New WHO Data Quantifies the Risks

Noise is stressful and can damage your health – particularly if you show up at 3am to an all-night party asking them to turn the noise down… New evidence collected by the World Health Organisation indicates that c 3% of … Continue reading

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