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Hobbs Brook Video Testimonial

Reducing Distractions and Protecting Speech Privacy at a Commercial Real Estate and Property Management Firm Hear from a leading commercial real estate management and construction firm how they use direct-field sound masking from Cambridge Sound Management to protect speech privacy, reduce office noise, and create a more comfortable work space. Hobbs Brook Management LLC is a commercial real estate, property management, and development firm specializing in leasing, construction, and development of Class A office space in the greater Boston area as well as other properties in Rhode Island, Georgia, and Illinois. About 35 employees work in their Waltham Massachusetts headquarters...

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Sound masking vs Sound proofing

Clients are often confused between the terms Sound proofing and Sound masking, and sometimes have a hard time differentiating between them. Sound Masking Sound masking is the addition of natural or artificial sound (such as white noise or pink noise) into an environment to cover up unwanted sound by using auditory masking. This is in contrast to the technique of active noise control. Sound masking reduces or eliminates awareness of pre-existing sounds in a given area and can make a work environment more comfortable, while creating speech privacy so workers can better concentrate and be more productive. Sound masking can...

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Modern Offices Need Privacy

Modern Offices Need Privacy

Modern office space designs can impact communication privacy, comfort, and productivity. QtPro™ Sound Masking systems can help create the ideal acoustic environment to protect speech confidentiality, reduce distractions of nearby conversations, and improve productivity and comfort. Sound masking works by emitting a uniform, barely perceptible background sound into the environment through speakers located in the ceiling tile. Advantages of QtPro™ Sound Masking Delivers uniform sound masking by projecting from not through the ceiling. Reduces the need for expensive construction or sound blocking materials. Each emitter can be installed in less than 15 minutes and in any ceiling type. The only...

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Where do you need sound masking and why?

Where do you need sound masking and why?

60% of employees report being more productive at work when the office is quiet. Qt Pro™ Sound Masking provides an affordable and effective solution to protect speech privacy and reduce distractions of nearby conversations while improving worker productivity and comfort. Sound masking works by emitting a uniform, barely perceptible background sound into the environment through speakers located in the ceiling tiles. Where is Sound Masking Used? Corporate: Open office, private office and conference rooms Healthcare: Patient rooms, waiting areas, reception areas Hospitality: Guest rooms, lobby areas, spas Government and Law: Secured facilities, courtrooms, law offices Technology: Engineering labs, co-share spaces,...

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