72-ME4211 - will come action to reduce noise at source is...

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3. Noise One environmental nuisance that is moving rapidly up the agenda for action is noise . A lot of the homes exposed to daytime and nighttime noise that exceeds the World Health Organization‘s recommendations . The main source is road traffic , but noise from neighbours , from lawnmowers and other powered garden equipment, and from televisions, radios and hi-fis all feature as causes of complaint. While the obvious antidote of improved noise insulation for homes
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Unformatted text preview: will come, action to reduce noise at source is likely too. • Noise reduction is likely to affect manufacturers of all kinds of products used outdoors , with higher standards being imposed on everything from garden machinery to equipment used on building sites. • Significantly, noise levels are already indicated on the new European Union energy label for domestic appliances. 1...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course ME ME4211 taught by Professor Dr.a.vyas during the Winter '11 term at NYU Poly.

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