The Association of Noise Consultants has unveiled the shortlist for its Acoustic Awards programme.
The awards celebrate 15 projects across five categories, including ‘Architectural Acoustics: Commercial Buildings,’ sponsored by H & H Acoustic Technologies, ‘Architectural Acoustics: Education Buildings,’ sponsored by Ecophon and ‘Environmental Noise,’ sponsored by NAV Measurement Systems.
‘Smaller Projects’, sponsored by Bruel & Kjaer and ‘Vibration’, sponsored by Pliteq, complete the line-up.
Entries have been judged by a panel of academics and professionals, as well as representatives from the sponsor companies. The winners will be revealed at the ANC Acoustic Awards ceremony, at the Hyatt in Birmingham on June 21.
ANC members provide consultancy advice across all areas of acoustics, noise and vibration sectors to support the built environment, transportation and entertainment sectors.
Members also aid the well-being and comfort of building-users across the whole spectrum of use, in public, private and commercial places.
Robert Osborne of ANC, said: “The awards demonstrate excellence among our members in addressing challenges across the nation and around the world – championing innovation and originality and showcasing the significance of a profession which blends art and science to transformational effect.”
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