Acoustic Meeting Pods

Acoustic Meeting Pods at

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Written by Ann Hartnett
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Nowadays open plan office areas have become very popular and are gradually replacing closed office areas. Open plan office layouts have many benefits: better collaboration and communication between office employees therefore increasing the overall atmosphere of the workplace. However, for all the advantages of the open office space the level of noise can often be a draw back and reduce the employee's ability to concentrate and can create unnecessary distractions. Office acoustics are now recognised as having a major influence on employee productivity that result in the need for companies to look for a flexible and easily manageable way of creating private meeting and breakout spaces.

Acoustic Pods - free standing acoustic screens that create a secluded space for privacy meetings and soundproof distraction-free zones. Acoustic pods are ideal for meetings and private working areas and are becoming more and more popular in the open plan office environment as a unique, innovative & practical solution for creating functional, isolated and quiet working spaces. These acoustic screen pods are designed as freestanding furniture rather than complex permanent partitions.  Acoustic screens create new acoustic office meeting areas or breakout areas within an existing environment without any major impact on the surrounding environment.  They also reduce and in many cases eliminate planning regulations. These privacy meeting booths have many benefits:

Easy To Install & Re-Locate

The acoustic office pods are a great alternative for permanent meeting areas and can facilitate employees with a flexible and easy to set up solution, as they are created as a freestanding furniture and are easy to install. These sound absorbing pods are designed as demountable systems and can be easily reconfigured, moved around & transferred to the different office premises if needed.

Variety Of Uses

These privacy pods are very functional and have a wide variety of uses, as they can be used:
• As a meeting room area;
• As an isolated working area;
• As a video conferencing, presentation area;
• As a breakout, canteen area;
• To eliminate the noise and visual distractions caused by office machines: as a post room, printroom or shredding room;
• As a phone booth;
• As a training room, for exhibitions, showrooms, receptions;
• Non-office use: as privacy soft seating areas in restaurants, nightclubs, student libraries, etc.

Variety Of Configurations
The acoustic work pods usually are designed as modular systems and allow the user to freely construct and adjust a wide variety of acoustic area configurations to suit any needs and requirements. The soundproof pods can be custom made to suit or update any office interior, as they are available in an extensive variety of sizes, acoustic materials, shapes and colours.

 Selection Of Shapes, Acoustic Materials & Colours
These acoustically screened meeting areas are available in a wide variety of shapes: Rectangular, Round, Semi Circular, 8-Shaped, U-Shaped, Hexagonal, Bespoke Office Booths etc. The screen pods also feature various acoustic materials (opaque or transparent finish): upholstered privacy booths, glazed, tiled sound proof hubs. They also come in an extensive selection of colours to match any office interior.

Various Sizes & Seating Capacity
Our private office meeting pods feature various seating capacities ranging from single person acoustic cubicles, two-seater acoustic booths to our most popular 4 seater & 6 seater meeting pods & higher seating capacity meeting hubs that are ideal for large team meetings. Some acoustic privacy pods come with integrated soft seating, others don't include any internal furnishings, but can include additional freestanding meeting room furniture (meeting tables, meeting room chairs, presentation equipment: flip chart easels and whiteboards) providing soundproof partitioning for that setting. The freestanding meeting pods come in various heights: low height breakout areas (providing visual isolation), medium height privacy booths (providing visual and acoustic isolation), full height meeting pods and freestanding soundproof partitions ( for additional visual and acoustic privacy).

Integrated Extras
These acoustic work pods often come with integrated soft seating, bench seating, tables, lighting, power and data modules, cable management systems, presentation equipment - speakers, monitors and whiteboards.

Optimise sound absorption and noise control with these modern, practical & functional freestanding office pods, privacy booths and acoustic hubs. We stock a variety of ranges including Huddle Cave, Hive, Eden, Bill, Ben, Stella & Tryst. These ranges include not only these innovative acoustic offices, but also a wide selection of matching soft seating.

18 Years Experience

Hunt Office Interiors is one of Ireland’s leading office fit-out companies with over 18 years of experience in the office fit-out industry. We work with companies of all sizes from a wide range of industries ranging from SME’s to large multi-national organisations, providing modern workspaces for our clients with the most up to date products available.Our offices are located in Dublin and Limerick. Our showroom facilities are hosted at our Citywest location in Dublin.

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