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Reducing Noise Pollution Nationwide Could Reap Big Savings Reducing noise pollution in the United States wouldn’t just impact hearing but could save $3.9 billion in health care spending by lowering the prevalence of health issues associated with excess noise. University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers have calculated that a 5-decibel reduction in excess […]

  A teachable moment offers a great opportunity to help your tween learn what to do to protect his or her hearing from noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). You can use any spontaneous or unplanned event as a learning opportunity. In these moments, your child is suddenly open to learning new ideas. Teachable moments are particularly […]

  Sound Advice on Hearing Protection for Young Ears Hearing Protection Facts: Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) occurs when tiny sensory cells in our inner ear, called hair cells, are damaged by sounds that are too loud and that last too long. How near we are to the source of the noise also matters. NIHL can […]

  Hearing Protection: Children ages 8 to 12, or tweens, are becoming more independent and spending more time without direct adult supervision. They also ask for a greater say in their activities, music, and clothes. Most important, tweens continue to develop their own attitudes about their health. Parents and other adults can encourage tweens to […]

Prospec Barrier – FAQ 1.) What is the purpose of a Prospec Barrier? Prospec Barriers are an optimal solution for isolating noisy machinery or improving the transmission loss of substandard walls and ceilings. The one pound per square foot loaded vinyl sheeting is engineered to stop noise transmission. Prospec Barrier will not resonate and when […]

1.) How are Sonex One Panels installed? Sonex One Panels are easy to install on any wall and/or ceiling surfaces using Pinta’s acouSTIC water-based adhesive. 2.) What applications is this product best suited for? Are they easy to clean? Sonex One Panels are a versatile product, offering effective acoustic control in a variety of applications […]