sound emissions

What are CHP systems—and why do their excess noise emissions matter?

Combined heat and power (CHP) systems have long been utilized in manufacturing and institutional settings to provide a reliable, energy-efficient—and thus more environmentally-friendly—source of power for a facility. That includes both new-build and retrofit applications. Now, a growing number of educational, commercial and even residential complexes are turning to cogeneration systems to meet their needs …

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Grid Condos High-rise condominium VRF Noise Control

A Parklane case study: Mitigating VRF noise at a high-rise condo

As the densification of urban areas continues and North American cities grow skyward with the construction of ever-taller condominium towers, noise control is becoming an increasing concern. Sound emissions are especially problematic in settings where large towers abut low-rise residential units—which are often impacted by their soaring neighbours in various ways, including unwanted mechanical sound …

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