Newly ordered noise monitoring terminals (NMTs) have arrived

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Newly ordered noise monitoring terminals (NMTs) have arrived

Newly ordered noise monitoring terminals (NMTs) have arrived

We just received our new monitoring equipment. We’ve purchased two mobile terminals that we will place in various surrounding areas to measure how much sound is leaving our facility and traveling in which directions. We also purchased a fixed mounted sound station for installation at the plant, to monitor exactly what sounds the plant is making at all times. Additionally, we installed a sophisticated weather station which will allow us to constantly record which way the wind is blowing, as the direction and strength of prevailing wind can cause sound to travel much further. This will allow us to make sure that we can isolate which specific sounds are attributable to our plant, and which ones we have no control over (loud trucks, tree frogs, thunderstorms, etc.) Over the course of this ongoing effort, we’ve assembled quite an impressive amount of data demonstrating some very positive progress. As always, feel tree to drop us a note or ask any questions you might have. Thanks for all your feedback!

– Lorne A.

New double septum acoustical covers

New double septum acoustical covers

We’ve just installed more covers on vessels-V 31,32,33,34. With this latest addition, we’ve spent over $250,000 on sound attenuation so far.

– Matt S.

More sound attenuation added – sound absorbing louvers on skid enclosure

More sound attenuation added – sound absorbing louvers on skid enclosure

Remember the enclosure we built around our Guild skid last March? In response to some more feedback and sound testing, we’ve gone ahead and added special custom-made louvers to the enclosure as well. These should eliminate the last bit of sound that could possibly come from this equipment.

– Jeff B.

Another double septum cover installed

Another double septum cover installed

We’ve just received the acoustical cover for V-1580. We’re very slowly blanketing our noisy vessels in the processing plant with thick acoustical covers, trying to ensure that none of our neighbors are inconvenienced at all by any of the sounds made while we’re processing our green gas. As always, feel free to drop us a line and let us know how we’re doing!

– Jeff B.

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