Read the original article in the 16 November issue of Yours Magazine here.
The chugging, huffing, whirring or gurgling of our homes and interiors can feel deafening and distracting, but there is another way to live
Discover the benefits of products designed to achieve low noise levels
KB-Resource caught up with Poppy and she agreed to be interviewed. Poppy Szkiler is the founder and CEO of Quiet Mark, a third-generation family business. The global certification program campaign (founded in 2011) is associated to the UK Noise Abatement Society (NAS) charitable foundation, which was founded by Poppy’s grandfather, John Connell OBE in 1959 and led today by her mother Gloria Connell OBE. Today, her company is conducting expert acoustic testing and verification of products, and over the past 10 years has driven change in manufacturing worldwide to prioritize noise reduction within the design of everyday machines, appliances, technologies and house build materials, creating the first one-stop platform for third party approved noise reduction solutions for every living space to health and well-being.
Over half of UK adults would like a quieter home, Quiet Mark has revealed in its National Noise Report.
Over half (57%) of Brits would like a quieter home, Quiet Mark has revealed in its National Noise Report. The independent global certification programme associated with the Noise Abatement Society charity has surveyed 2,000 UK adults, looking into attitudes towards noise in their home and work lives.