Offices have evolved into open plan hubs of creativity. In its development, office acoustics have been overlooked. Take a look at some of the ways in which poor acoustics in the office can affect employee wellbeing, and what can be done to improve your office’s acoustics. Offices are constantly evolving. In the1930s, offices were designed […]
With open-plan office environments growing in popularity, a need has arisen for companies to assess their office acoustics. This need has been propelled by recent statistics, stating that workplace noise negatively affects job satisfaction, causing a reduction in productivity. Despite this, office acoustics can often get overlooked when measuring factors contributing to job satisfaction. Many companies […]
If you asked the majority of businesses what it is that drives success and sets them apart from their competition, creativity would be fairly high up on the list.
Learn about how bad office acoustics can affect creativity.
Sound Zero has been blogging about ways to control office acoustics and how it can contribute to a productive workforce. There’s nothing worse than getting home at the end of the working day feeling as though you haven’t achieved what you set out to do. There could be a number of reasons for this. Perhaps […]
The effect of noise affecting productivity in the workplace has been widely researched. Explore how and why noise affects productivity and what solutions are out there.
Our previous post explored how acoustic panels can be used to control reverb, or ‘absorb sound’ as it is commonly referred to. When tackling the reduction of noise transmission, a different approach has to be applied. This post aims to identify the situations when noise transmission reduction would be necessary and the solutions Sound Zero […]
Before diagnosing the issues that surround your acoustic complaints, it’s important to differentiate between absorbing sound and blocking sound. We use the terms ‘reverb control’ and ‘noise transmission reduction’. Reverberation control and noise transmission reduction are at the heart of every solution Sound Zero provides. It will dictate the type of acoustic panel used. Both […]
When it comes to acoustic panels for commercial purposes, architects must consider whether they want to achieve a bold statement or err on the side of subtlety with something that seamlessly blends into the space’s existing décor. The purpose and use of the space will largely dictate this decision but deciding to ‘go big’ with […]
We’ve been blogging about the benefits of acoustic panels and how they can improve employee and customer experience. Have you ever been to a restaurant or bar and found that you can’t hear your friends and loved ones clearly? In fact, background noise in some eateries can reach the level of a lawnmower or motorbike. […]
All over the world, Industries generate hundreds of millions of tons of waste every year. Sound Zero offers an integrated waste management process which helps us to optimise production flow, reduce transportation and landfilling costs, and most importantly, lower our impact on the environment. Whilst certain industrial waste may have hazardous and environmentally harmful properties, […]
Thanks to the rise in open-plan offices and industrial warehouse conversions, designers are constantly looking for ways to absorb sound in these large, echoey spaces. As a result, acoustic panels are growing in popularity. With so many options out there, this blog aims to cover the different types of acoustic panels and how they can […]