A computer system for predicting noise levels from construction equipment: Examples of how ENM windows software can be applied to solve noise problems in construction

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Predicting noise levels from construction equipment is important, yet difficult, because ground and weather conditions interact with the sound in complex ways that cannot be simply modelled and calculated by hand. This paper describes the prediction mechanisms of ENM windows as well as issues in implementation which are also discussed. It is suggested that by using the program, construction companies can reduce the costs incurred due to unnecessary fines and ineffective prevention methods.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)205-210
Number of pages6
JournalBuilding Research & Information
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 1995
Externally publishedYes


  • construction equipment
  • construction noise prediction
  • construction site noise
  • ENM windows

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction

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