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How many Acoustic Panels do I need?

Over the years, I have put together a simple equation that I have had plenty of success with. This equation is used to “take the edge off” of a room and make it much more usable.

Poly Max™ acoustical panels installed in a church by Acoustical Surfaces.

Poly Max™ Acoustical Panels by Acoustical Surfaces

For non-invasive, high-performance acoustical panels, Poly Max™ by Acoustical Surfaces is the leading option on the market. These 100% polyester panels can be installed with ease in virtually any location. Simply bond these panels to a wall or ceiling for noise reduction and control in any room.  Poly Max™ panels accommodate a wide range of […]

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The Importance of Soundproofing Warehouses

Whether it’s communication with customers or communication between team members, the key to any successful business is communication. That is especially true on warehouse and factory floors.  The combination of heavy machinery and large quantities of products can make verbal communication difficult at best and dangerously absent at worse. To ensure safety and efficiency, soundproofing […]

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Understanding Sound Transmission Class (STC) Rating

If you’re looking to learn more about STC rating, you’re likely planning a construction project, and it’s probably not a tool shed. Sound transmission class ratings generally come up in places where we want to keep sound either in or out, like a sound studio, a road-facing exterior wall, or a bedroom above the garage. […]

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NRC Rating 101 – Understanding the Noise Reduction Coefficient

If you’ve found yourself looking into NRC rating, there’s a good chance you’re working on a project that requires sound absorption to reduce echo and reverberation in a room or space. Perhaps you’re starting a podcast or building a sound studio in your home. Maybe you are trying to improve the acoustics at your workplace […]

Helping turn a gym into a classroom with Acoustical Surfaces.

Turning Gyms Into Classrooms With Acoustical Surfaces

School is in session, and with new social distancing guidelines in place, many schools are finding creative solutions to provide education to students. While some schools have elected to solve crowding issues by presenting a hybrid model, other schools are opting for creatively making more classroom space. Gymnasiums, specifically, present an excellent opportunity for socially […]

Envirocoustic™ Wood Wool by Acoustical Surfaces

  As an architect or designer, creating an acoustically balanced space can prove difficult. There are product costs to consider, as well as the variability of sound dispersion. The purpose of the room also plays a role, which can make the design process time-consuming – and expensive – to the client. Envirocoustic™ Wood Wool was […]

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Soundproofing and Acoustic Treatments in the Workplace: Luxury or Sound Investment?

Soundproofing and Acoustic Treatments in the Workplace: Luxury or Sound Investment? Soundproofing and acoustical treatments are often viewed as luxuries and neglected during the planning phases of commercial buildings and workplaces. Architects and design professionals focus on structural integrity and spatial function, but it’s only when people start to work in those spaces that acoustic […]

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Architectural Design Changes After the Pandemic

Architectural and acoustic design changes COVID-19 has affected every single person and business on the planet in one way or another. As some states and countries begin relaxing restrictions, it has become clear that changes need to be considered and implemented in several industries to help mitigate the remaining effects of this pandemic and help […]