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Madrid City Council controls urban noise - City council extends environmental service contract with Brüel & Kjær

To continue tackling noise pollution and meet national and European standards for environmental noise, Madrid City Council has extended its service contract with sound specialist Brüel & Kjær.

Following 20 years of technical support, Madrid’s Environmental Noise Control Department has decided to extend its contract with the noise and vibration company for another two years.

As part of this contract, Brüel & Kjær supplies a multidisciplinary team of professionals to the Noise Control Department. This team is located on-site, allowing direct communication and interaction with the council’s municipal officers and decision makers.

The services Brüel & Kjær provides include acoustic mapping, noise monitoring network management, environmental noise measurements management, noise assessment, environmental noise consultancy, RD1367 implementation and application, and assisting metrological tasks at the Acoustic Municipal Centre (CMA).

Among the projects currently under development are the Development of Strategic Noise Map 2012 (MER2012) and declaration of the Central District ZPAE.

Leopoldo Ballarin, Key Account Manager for Brüel & Kjær in Spain said, “We are so pleased about the confidence that the City Council of Madrid has placed in our company and staff. We intend to maintain and develop the highest levels of quality and commitment required to support the council.”


About Bruel & Kjaer
Brüel & Kjær is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of sound and vibration solutions for use in a wide range of applications including environmental noise measurements, building acoustics, vibration measurements and quality control for use in the automotive, aerospace and consumer industries, as well as by local authorities. Today Brüel & Kjær has 900 employees and sales offices in 55 countries. Brüel & Kjær is a subsidiary of UK-based Spectris plc. (www.spectris.com). Spectris has annual sales of approximately £656m and employs around 6000 people worldwide in its 15 business units.
For more information, please contact :-

Bruel & Kjaer UK Ltd.
Jarman Way, Royston, Herts. SG8 5BQ. UK
Tel: +44(0) 1763 255 780
Fax: +44(0) 1763 255 789
E-mail:
ukinfo@bksv.com
Website: www.bksv.co.uk

June 2012

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