Category Archive: Blocking Sound
When designing a room, an event space, or even an entire building, understanding the acoustic demands and needs that space has can be the difference between success and failure in the eyes of the client. Even though this can be a make-or-break component of many projects, it is often overlooked. Acoustical Surfaces looks at some […]
Choosing the right acoustic material for your next project, whether that be a movie theater or building a new storefront, is critical. High-performance acoustic material can mean the difference between people having a difficult time hearing each other and diners that are impressed by the ambiance of a space. Poly Max™ acoustical wall and ceiling […]
Echo Eliminator™ Panels by Acoustical Surfaces is the most cost-effective and high-performance acoustical absorbing material on the market. Also known as Bonded Acoustical Cotton (B.A.C.), this product is manufactured from recycled cotton, and has the perfect configuration for noise reduction and noise control applications. Echo Eliminator™ Panels are perfect for schools and other public venues […]
For an incredibly efficient acoustically-absorbent product – that is also manufactured with environmentally friendly practices -Acoustical Surfaces created the CFAB™ Cellulose-Based Acoustical & Thermal Panels. These panels are manufactured from cellulose-based materials and are 65%-75% recycled content. CFAB™ presents a greener option for noise absorption in building plans without sacrificing performance. These panels are an […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you find yourself attracted to the idea of operating your own boutique fitness studio, you are not alone, and for good reason. Boutique fitness studios feel more trendy to consumers because they are able to provide an environment that is more intimate, fun, and specialized than standard gym options. They tend to be smaller […]
This month’s edition of What’s That Noise? focuses on office environments—enclosed areas that depend on quietness to ensure the clearest communication possible. Millions of Americans spend 40 or more hours working in office buildings each week. Unfortunately, not all the time spent by office employees is productive, as the buildings they work in are a […]
An article came out earlier this year titled “Noise is No. 1 Quality-of-Life Complaint in NYC” by Verena Dobnik, and I wanted to contribute some basic solutions for noise reduction to mitigate some of the complaints listed in the article.
Construction noise control is a problem for developers, community residents, and workers.
This article discusses effective solutions for controlling noise at construction sites.