Appendix 1

A More Detailed Analysis of the Non-Environment Control Room and its Absorption Systems


In 1999, as part of an investigation being undertaken at the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR) into the effectiveness of various forms of low-frequency absorption systems, advantage was taken of the opportunity to measure the progressive effects of the acoustic-control treatments being installed in the control room of a new studio in the Basque region of Spain.1 Tio Pete studios, in Urduliz, near Bilbao, was being built in an overall shell size of 20 m × 12 m × 8 m high. The control room occupied a space of 7 m × 7 m × 4.5 m high, and a series of 11 measurements were taken at four different positions during the ...

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