Resource Documents by Dickinson, Philip
Pragmatic view of a wind turbine noise standard
Abstract New Zealand Standard 6808:2010 Acoustics – Wind farm noise is unique in that it acknowledges, up front under committee representation, that a representative of a university involved in its development does not support the Standard. Since that time a number of papers and presentations have decried this opposition to the Standard without giving the committee member the privilege of comment or reply. This paper is to put the record straight and explain why the Standard is not supported. Wind . . . Complete article »
Concerns regarding draft standard for wind farm noise
Submission to Standards New Zealand with regard to draft Standard DZ 6808:2009 Acoustics – Wind farm noise from Philip J Dickinson Ph.D., FASA 13 April, 2009 1 The noise immission in any sleeping area, must meet the World Health Organization’s recommendations to protect public health, and minimise sleep disturbance at night – a level of 30 deciBels (LAeq) for steady continuous noise. The draft does not ensure this. 2 Any low frequency noise components in the sound from the windfarm(s) . . . Complete article »
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