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UMiss Chancellor Discusses Education

Chancellor Vitter of the University of Mississippi discussing his vision for the University, which emphasizes STEM subjects. We are working on a new STEM building there with Ellenzweig.

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NYT Article on Residential Acoustics

Interesting article in the New York Times about residential acoustic issues. They cover many of the same issues we deal with on a daily basis.    

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Cavanaugh Tocci prepares for ASA national meeting in Jacksonville

Two Cavanaugh Tocci staff members are putting the finishing touches on their presentations for the upcoming meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Senior consultant Kent Mckelvie will present a case history on sound isolation design for a glass wall that also provides natural draft ventilation, part of a new classroom building at a college

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New Yorker Article on Meyer Sound

Interesting article in the New Yorker magazine from the lay person’s perspective on the Constellation adjustable acoustic system from Meyer Sound.

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Doonesbury on open-plan office acoustics

This Sunday’s Doonesbury cartoon took on open-plan office acoustics with its typical humor.  

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Northeastern University Visitor Center Video

A video of one of our project at Northeastern University Visitor Center.

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CTA Staff Gears up for ASA Meeting in Providence

CTA staff has been busy preparing for the upcoming meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), May 5-9 in Providence.  Principal Linc Berry will lead a tour of the Carter Center for Music Education in Warwick, RI.  Senior Consultant Daniel Horan will present a paper describing changes in the acoustical requirements of the 2014

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Shoebox Concert Hall Research

Saw this interesting article on concert hall shaping that puts some scientific rationale behind the acoustic recommendations we’ve been making in our practice. Link to article

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Mitigating Alarm Fatigue through Intelligent Design

There has been an increasing recognition that alarm fatigue and clinical alarm safety in healthcare settings is a serious risk. Cavanaugh Tocci Associates continues to work to increase awareness of this issue, and several of our senior staff members serve on the Facility Guidelines Institute’s Acoustical Working Group. We are pleased that many recent reports

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Verizon Innovation Center West Opens

Verizon Innovation Center, San Francisco opened this week. See a recording of the Livestream. CTA was privileged to provide audiovisual and acoustic consulting services for this project.

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