Definition : Noise - Acoustician

A person whose job is to design plans and specifications to reduce the transmission of impact and airborne noise in a building, or even eliminate it. In collaboration with the architect, the acoustician may also be responsible for supervising certain works during the construction or rehabilitation of a building. As a "sound professional", the services of an acoustician may also be required to assess various issues related to noise pollution, noise and abnormal neighborhood disturbances.

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You have just bought your new condo and for some time now, you have been hearing noise that prevents you from peacefully enjoying your unit, or even prevents you from sleeping completely. You question your neighbors and they face the same problem. But noise can stress, exasperate, tire, and even make you sick. What can be done to remedy this problem and regain tranquility? Here is the procedure to follow that we suggest in order to manage the situation.
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11 septembre 2015 — Bien qu’il y ait certains points communs entre les facteurs permettant d’atténuer les bruits aériens et ceux permettant d’atténuer les bruits d’impact, ces derniers sont bien plus complexes à mesurer, classifier et atténuer. Étant donné que les bruits d’impact génèrent beaucoup plus d’énergie que les bruits aériens, ils se propagent plus facilement et rapidement dans la structure du bâtiment.    
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29 juin 2015 - Cette chronique est la première de trois qui traite du même sujet. L’acoustique présente des défis à quiconque recherche un niveau de performance en cette matière. Qu’il soit question d’une construction neuve ou d’un projet de rénovation, il importe de se poser les bonnes questions, au bon moment.
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The apartments of a co-ownership must be adequately sound proofed; otherwise, discord will be on the menu of the community of co-owners. Quite simply, appropriate soundproofing should be on top of your shopping list.
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  I am constantly disturbed by noise in my condo, because its soundproofing is deficient. The co-owners living upstairs aggravate me, because of constant barking and loud music. My next door neighbour has the same problem with her neighbors above, who have recently installed hardwood floors! Question: What are our recourses to remedy this problem?  
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