When building or renovating a commercial space, soundproofing can be easily overlooked. With all the focus on how a place is going to look, how a place sound isn’t always considered—but it should be. Commercial soundproofing comes in many forms and does a great deal of work to create an environment conducive to productivity, effective […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Gymnasium acoustics are usually poor at best. Soundproofing a gymnasium is easier than you think and will greatly improve your gym acoustics.
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 […]