While noise pollution cannot be completely eliminated, it can be controlled through the use of buffers according to Forbes Magazine. Noise pollution can cause a variety of health issues, including high blood pressure, impaired cognitive thinking and chronic stress, so it’s important to address the issue.
There are a variety of excellent ways to limit the amount of noise that enters inside spaces. Double-paned windows and weather stripping can reduce the amount of noise an individual can hear inside the home. Acoustic panels or materials that have a noise reduction rating (NRC) can help reduce the amount of noise pollution indoors.