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Jun 13, 2017 QuietStar 0 comments
QuietStar supply and install more audiology booths at London Hearing

London Hearing, located on Harley Street amongst some of the most prestigious audiology providers recently contacted QuietStar to supply an additional two QS1 audiology booths for their expanding premises. London Hearing are in the process of going underground, with a newly refurbished basement expansion of their current premises at 150 Harley Street. With additional consulting […]

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May 25, 2017 QuietStar 0 comments
New Hemi-Anechoic Chamber for the University of Derby

QuietStar recently completed a brand new hemi-anechoic testing facility for the University of Derby. Part-funded by a grant from the Higher Education Funding Council for England, the acoustic facility is one of a number of specialist new laboratories. The facility is part of the University STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Maths) developments being rolled out […]

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Apr 11, 2017 QuietStar 0 comments
QS1 Audiology Booth for Harley Street Hearing Clinic

After successfully launching the new QS1 audiometric testing booth into the market, one of the first products now resides at the prestigious Harley Street Hearing in London. QuietStar were approached by one of our specialist audiological partners with a very specific brief. The booth required needed to fit into a very specific sized alcove within an […]

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Feb 21, 2017 QuietStar 0 comments
Hemi-Anechoic Chamber for the University of Lincoln

QuietStar has recently commissioned a new hemi-anechoic chamber for the University of Lincoln. The brand new facility was designed, manufactured, project managed, installed and commissioned by the QuietStar team. Housed within the new Isaac Newton building constructed by BAM Construction, the acoustic testing facility will be used for undergraduate learning and post-graduate research purposes. QuietStar was chosen for […]

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Jan 23, 2017 QuietStar 0 comments
Audiometric Test Room Design

There are a number of acoustic factors that need to be considered when planning and designing a new audiometric test room facility. Routine clinical assessments of hearing are normally carried out under strict and controlled conditions, in a specifically designed facility. Puretone and Sound Field (free field) audiometric practices are often used when assessing the […]

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Dec 21, 2016 QuietStar 0 comments
BB93 Compliant Acoustic Design at Beckmead College

Beckmead College is a new, purpose-designed centre for teenagers with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties. On the site of a former primary school in Croydon, Beckmead College is an offshoot of Beckmead School. Once fully operational, the new college will offer 50 full-time places for pupils. A further 50 part-time places will be available at […]

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Dec 14, 2016 QuietStar 0 comments
A Guide to Timber vs. Steel Soundproof Doors

There are many different types of soundproof door. Depending on the performance required and the application, the material choice can play a big part in determining the correct solution to your noise control problem. In any room, the door is a weak point in achieving a level of acoustic integrity. The performance required for a […]

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Nov 16, 2016 QuietStar 0 comments
QuietStar Refurbishes Audiometric Test Room at Kettering General Hospital

Audiometric test rooms are always improving. As hospitals offer an increasing number of services, existing facilities are often squeezed into smaller spaces. In the case of audiology test rooms, there is often a need to diagnose complex conditions. As a result, background noise levels have to meet recognised standards. The required design standards within the UK […]

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New Acoustic Testing Facility at Kenwood De’longhi

QuietStar was approached by Kenwood, to build and commission a single-walled acoustic testing room to facilitate a quiet space for product testing and minor research and development at their UK headquarters in Havant, Hampshire.  Kenwood required a quiet space situated within their existing warehouse space to carry out acoustic measurements on various products from their […]

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