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Acoustics for Residential Apartments


There has been a fairly decent-looking spike in enquiries for apartment soundproofing, understandably – as more people are spending most of their time indoors. I fully empathize with folks who try to do their best and function amidst constant distraction – and not all of it is sound-related. WFH Women, take a bow right now. And all you males who help your wives WFH, take a bow too. <Imagine saying this the other way around. We’re so far away from […]

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High Risk Category


The average human being faces decent amounts of exposure to these sounds. However the worst affected are our poor construction workers. The concrete mixers, carpenters, the ceramic tile cutters, the welders, the girls at the garment factory with the noisy sewing machines, stitching all day, the autorickshaw guys, facing 97 dB  from their own vehicles and that of others, etc. There are masonry workers who have to demolish first, who sometimes have to hammer away at tiles and concrete till […]

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