IEDE academics win funding for project investigating the ideal indoor soundscape during the pandemic | UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering
Academics at the Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering have won funding from CIBSE to investigate Home as a place of rest and work: the ideal indoor soundscape during the COVID-19 pandemic (and beyond).
IEDE academics Professor Jian Kang, Dr Francesco Aletta and Dr Tin Oberman in cooperation with Professor Rossano Albatici (Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Trento), Dr Francesco Babich and Simone Torresin (Eurac Research, Institute for Renewable Energy) have been awarded funding by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).
Due to the COVID outbreak and consequent lockdown situation, home
Marling Lumber lumberyard manager Robbie Hurst said the last customer he knows of who found tongue-and-groove deck boards did so in an unorthodox way.
The customer spotted a semitrailer truck hauling a load of decking lumber down the highway and followed it. The customer tailed the semi for 10 miles until it reached its destination: a local Home Depot store.
“It was late at night, and the driver of the lumber truck just parked the vehicle,” Hurst said.
“The first thing the next morning, the customer rushed back out to that Home Depot and bought up all the deck boards
- Prohibits most nonessential activity outside the home from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. in purple tier counties. Activities banned include all gatherings with members of other households and all activities conducted outside one’s residence, lodging or temporary accommodation with members of other households.
- Allows people to leave home to walk their dog or take walks with people they live with, buy groceries or