Monthly Archives: November 2016

Multi-Family Soundproofing

soundproofing for luxury multifamily

In many parts of the country where acoustic tests are not mandated prior to completion, there has been a growing number of class-action suits and corresponding renovations to multi-family developments. Often, one of the most straight-forward mitigations developers and architects can make is adding a flooring underlayment to reduce structure-borne noise in units above; mainly, […]

Common Wall STC Values

Commercial Acoustics Determine Target STC

When designing or building a wall partition, it’s critical to understand what benefits you’ll get out of the wall assembly, and the associated costs and complications that come with more complex assemblies. The first step is to determine target STCs – how much sound do you need your wall to block? This is often dependent on […]