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Residents protest over noise

Residents beside site for new student complex protest over noise levels and rats. RESIDENTS LIVING BESIDE a large student accommodation development site in Dublin city have complained about noise levels in the mornings and evenings and a surge in the rats population around their homes. Residents of the Whitefriar Gardens council estate, which is directly [...]

By |2019-05-16T12:59:00+01:00May 16th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Residents protest over noise

Good Acoustic Design just works!

ICAN Acoustics are delighted to have been heavily involved in acoustic matters for this wonderful scheme. Great news to see getting planning permission. Galway City Tribune – Galway City Council has given the green light for a €130 million hotel, office, apartment and leisure centre development in Doughiska. The ‘Evolution Gateway’ will be built on a [...]

By |2019-05-10T15:38:57+01:00May 10th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Noise Nuisance

Interesting changes on the way to noise nuisance in the U.K. It’s not an uncommon scenario: a new block of flats goes up close to an industrial unit whose inhabitant operates at night. Residents move in. The company in the industrial unit starts to get complaints about noise. Before they know it, the council’s EH [...]

By |2019-05-03T12:41:28+01:00April 29th, 2019|News|0 Comments

EU Noise Maps

The index Lden is a day evening night level, which is a  logarithmic composite of the Lday, Levening and Lnight  levels but with 5 dB(A) being added to the Levening value and 10 dB(A) added to the Lnight  value. It would be important to recognise that this is a 24 hour index and that there [...]

By |2019-04-29T09:10:31+01:00April 28th, 2019|News|Comments Off on EU Noise Maps

Institute of Acoustics Council Elections 2019

Diarmuid Keaney works as a noise and vibration consultant for ICAN Acoustics which originally commenced trading in 1998.  He holds a Master’s of Science in Applied Acoustics with Distinction, awarded by Derby University, the IoA Diploma in Acoustics in Noise Control and a B.E. Honours Degree from the National University of Ireland. He is a [...]

By |2019-04-30T12:31:48+01:00April 26th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Institute of Acoustics Council Elections 2019