Environmental Noise

Environmental Noise in Hong Kong

In our surroundings, there are different sources emitting various types of environmental noise.

Type of Environmental Noise Source
Examples
Transportation
aircrafts, trains, road vehicles, vessels
Industrial buildings factories - machineries, air-conditioning systems
Commercial buildings office buildings - air-conditioning systems
restaurants - air-conditioning systems, kitchen ventilating systems
Construction sites site formation (e.g. excavation), piling, road work, demolition, renovation
Domestic buildings mahjong playing, hi-fi, musical instruments
Public places open markets, streets, parks
Products intruder alarms of buildings and motor vehicles

 

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