SoundPLANnoise 9.0: Empowering Professionals to Control Noise Pollution

In today’s world, noise pollution has become a major environmental issue. It can cause a range of health problems such as hearing loss, high blood pressure, and sleep disturbance. It also has a negative impact on the environment, including animals and their habitats. As such, it is crucial to manage and control noise pollution. This is where SoundPLANnoise 9.0 comes in.

SoundPLANnoise is a software program used to predict and assess environmental noise. Its latest version, SoundPLANnoise 9.0, is a game-changer in the world of noise control. It sets new standards for modern, dynamic, and intuitive software. The latest developments include the update of the Geo-Database, where geospatial data is entered and prepared for the subsequent calculation.

The fully updated user interface of the Geo-Database provides a state-of-the-art user experience. The program’s functions have also been enhanced to make it easier for users to create professional reports and improve the efficiency of their daily work. SoundPLANnoise 9.0 includes multiple new standards, such as BEK nr 135:2019 (wind turbine), TNM 3.0 (traffic noise), and national adaptations of Common noise assessment methods in Europe (CNOSSOS-EU:2021) for strategic noise mapping.

SoundPLANnoise 9.0 also features meshed map calculations for time-efficient indoor noise predictions. This enables professionals to analyze and evaluate acoustic properties within rooms using SoundPLAN’s Sound Particle Model (SPD). Additionally, it includes auralization with multiple simultaneous sources and additional background noise.

Another key feature of SoundPLANnoise 9.0 is the assessment of the harmful effects of environmental noise according to EU2020/367. This includes high annoyance, high sleep disturbance, and ischaemic heart disease. This feature allows professionals to identify and address the negative impacts of noise pollution on public health.

As a local partner of SoundPLAN in Hong Kong, ANEWR Consulting is here to support you in solving problems using SoundPLAN. Whether you need technical assistance, training, or consulting services, our team of experts is ready to help you achieve your noise control goals and contribute to a healthier and more sustainable environment.

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