Anaha at Ward Village

CENSEO provided acoustical consulting and testing services for this new luxury residential tower in Ward Village. Designed by SCB, this is the second tower built at Ward Village and includes 238 Tower Residences, including penthouses, and 73 Townhomes and Flats. Client: Howard Hughes Corporation Architect: SCB Units: 311 [...]

Anaha at Ward Village2023-12-04T15:25:16-07:00

Waiea Residential Tower

    CENSEO provided acoustic consulting and testing services for this 174-unit luxury high-rise, which required stringing acoustical performance for floor to ceiling assemblies between residential units. Designed by award-winning architects at WCIT, Waiea tower was designed to honor the culture and history of the land, and is representative of the Waiea [...]

Waiea Residential Tower2024-01-12T16:21:30-07:00

Congratulations to Newly Elected INCE Directors & Officers

CENSEO’s Jeanette Hesedahl, INCE Bd. Cert., LEED AP BD+C, was recently selected in the INCE-USA membership election to serve a three-year term as a Director, effective March 1, 2018. The 2018 General Meeting and membership approval took place on January 28, 2018 in Chicago. The newly elected board members are as follows: New [...]

Congratulations to Newly Elected INCE Directors & Officers2018-03-09T14:00:50-07:00

Photoacoustic Detection of Environmental Pollutants

Environmental pollutants detected at parts-per-quadrillion. It is just one of the uses of a new photoacoustic measurement technique that researchers have refined to measure sound generated in the hundreds of kilohertz range, a level far more sensitive than previously detectable. Published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the study conducted [...]

Photoacoustic Detection of Environmental Pollutants2017-08-02T11:52:29-06:00

OCEAN Indicators of Musical Talent

What does your personality type say about your musical talent? Is there a link between musical sophistication and personal characteristics? A study from the University of Cambridge indicates that personality, particularly the tendency toward Openness, can be a strong indicator of musical ability. The study, of the largest to date on music and [...]

OCEAN Indicators of Musical Talent2017-07-10T18:20:46-06:00

dB vs. dBA Using Octave Band Sound Levels

Octave band sound levels provide the sound at each frequency, but how then can dBA be calculated from the octave band sound values in dB? It’s a common question for Todd Beiler, acoustical engineer at CENSEO AV+Acoustics. The answer to the question is yes; dBA can be determined from octave band sound levels [...]

dB vs. dBA Using Octave Band Sound Levels2017-07-06T19:21:09-06:00

The Future of Sound Accessibility

Accessible design for users with disabilities gains new ground with wearable technology advancements. Speech-to-text software developed by Google Glass now allows a smartphone user to speak into the phone with the conversation being digitally converted into text and displayed on Glass for disabled users. This advancement in sound technology is just one example [...]

The Future of Sound Accessibility2017-06-30T17:55:42-06:00
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