ARCHITECTURAL ACOUSTICS SERVICES

ROOM ACOUSTICS - SOUND WITHIN ROOMS
Computer Modeling using EASE
Speech Clarity
Musical Reverberation
Loudness
Reflections
Geometry
Sizing
Finishes and Structures
Open-Plan Office Privacy
Measurement- Reverberation Time

ISOLATION OF SOUND BETWEEN SPACES
Speech Privacy
Noise from Outside
Noise from Mechanical Equipment
Music Isolation
Footstep Sounds
Planning Adjacent Usages
Basic Structural Considerations
STC Analysis
Wall Structures
Floor-Ceiling Structures
Windows
Doors
Operable Partitions
Masking Systems- Background Sound
Measurement of Isolation ASTM E336
Measurement - Open Offices ASTM E1130
 



BASIC PLANNING

Work in early stages to prevent difficult problems that must be solved later

ACOUSTICS FOR LEED PROJECTS INCLUDING SCHOOLS AND MEDICAL

MECHANICAL SYSTEMS NOISE & VIBRATION CONTROL
(as they affect your building and neighbors)

HVAC Systems Location
Fan Selection
Fan Silencing
Flow Noise Control
Diffuser Selection
Duct Planning
Breakout from Ducts
VAV Systems Noise
Rooftop Systems
Vibration Isolation
NC, RC, NCB Evaluation
Plumbing Noise
Garage Door Noise
Lighting Noise
Elevator Noise
Chillers, Cooling Towers, Generators
Measurements of HVAC Noise

 

AUDIO SYSTEMS DESIGN

Through our affiliation with F. C. Schafer Consulting located in our office, we can offer strongly coordinated acoustics and audio systems design for a project or we can work closely with design-build contractors.