ESB, Knockraha, Cork, Ireland

Date: Nov, 2008
Location: Cork, Ireland

Ventac were contacted by the ESB to design, supply and Install an Acoustic Barrier for a transformer that was causing annoyance for local residents in the area of Knockraha, Co. Cork.

The noise emanating from the cooling fans was creating a tonal noise that was a major disturbance to nearby homes. The height of the barrier we installed was 6 metres and enclosed three sides of the transformer.

Our expertise in Engineering and Acoustics was critical in the design and manufacture stage of this project as wind loading played a part in the selection of panel and posts.

We have now successfully installed three barriers around three separate transformers in the Knockraha sub-station and the results are more than satisfactory.


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