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Jordan McDowell

Jordan McDowell is a writer and content strategist. He specializes in technically oriented B2B and B2C content for a number of digital companies, including Moldex

Noise in the Workplace: How Much Is Too Much?

Noise in the Workplace: How Much Is Too Much?

By Jordan McDowell

Posted May 2nd, 2019 in Tips & News

Ambient noise is all around us. Most workplaces are moderately noisy with the buzz of conversation, office equipment, and ringing phones; this type of noise typically registers at around 60 decibels (dB). With each decibel, the noise levels increase exponentially, so 70 dB is actually ten times louder than common office noise.

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