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How And Why To Reduce Noise At Home

You would think growing up in New York City would inure me to the impacts of noise. It didn’t. The cacophony of street noises loud even from my 10th floor East Village apartment was crazy-making. That and the harsh winters drove me away.

Noise can impact more than hearing loss, according to the experts I interviewed for my latest piece. You can read it here and you can join us for a Clubhouse conversation this afternoon about how to reduce noise where you live.

Child's bedroom with daybed, upholstered armchair, bed tray with teddy bear, wallpaper and art on the wall.

Bedrooms are among the most important — and often the easiest —
rooms for noise reduction. 

(PHOTO: SHELLY ROSENBERG STUDIO)

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BONUS NUGGET

My latest piece on the benefits of induction cooktop technology just published on Open Mind. You can read it here.

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SOCIAL GOLD

room with two yoga mats, barre, built-in cabinetry and art.

My guest moderators and I will be talking about ways to reduce noise in your home — both from inside and out. The convo takes place TODAY at 4 pm EST, 1 pm PST (and all the related time zones). I hope you’ll join us.

What topics do you want to hear about in the new year? Comment below and let me know.

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Past Clubhouse Recordings

Here are links to Clubhouse recordings from past sessions.

2022 Recordings:

garage workout area with shelving and weight bench

2021 Recordings:

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NEW SECTION: FIRST IMPRESSIONS

One of the perks of my career is having companies send me cool gear to try and hopefully write about. The latest was a Dyson Humidifier. When you think about humidifiers, you’re probably envisioning a utilitarian plastic appliance spewing steam into your room. That’s not what this unit is. The Dyson Purifier Humidify + Cool Formaldehyde is an air purifier, humidifier and fan in one handsome body. With an app. And a remote. I like that it monitors the room for pollutants and clears them out. I like that it has a quiet sleep setting. I like that it’s adjustable. I’ll post more down the line, but my initial impression is quite positive.

darkened bedroom with DysoDyson Purifier Humidify+Cool Formaldehyde™  unit

That’s not me or my bedroom,
but that is “my” new humidifier/air purifier

(PHOTO: DYSON)

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GOLD DUST

I’m a pretty avid reader on design-related topics and decided to share some of the riches I’m finding with my Gold Notes readers. Here are a few links you might find interesting and helpful:

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Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS,  MCCWC

Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC
San Diego, CA

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