Monthly Archives: April 2017

Sheriff’s Office – Sound Masking

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The Pinellas County’s Sheriff’s Office was struggling with a number of noise complaints. Among other things, they were concerned with the sound privacy in interview rooms, to ensure that interviews were conducted in a confidential manner. So they contacted Commercial Acoustics. After an initial site visit, we prepared a solution that would provide significant speech […]

Lake House Acoustical Treatment

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At the Lake House room in a luxury, master-planned community in Lake Nona, Florida, an unexpected issue arose. The aesthetics of the room were impeccable. The room was adorned floor to ceiling windows along the walls, and custom chandeliers in the center. The hardwood floor was especially unique – charred in an oven for hours, […]

Wall Blokker vs Acoustically Enhanced Gypsum Board

  Acoustically enhanced gypsum board, such as Quiet Rock or SoundBreak, is commonly used in the construction of high STC (sound transmission class) wall and ceiling assemblies. It contains a viscoelastic gel layer in the center which is sandwiched between two thin drywall layers. Uses include but are not limited to educational, healthcare, commercial and […]

Residence Inn Highway Soundproofing

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A Residence Inn location was having problems with their guests complaining about highway noise in their rooms. The hotel had not done any acoustical testing nor treatment in the past, so it was not surprising that car noise would enter the rooms and disturb guests. This is often an overlooked problem by many hotels, including […]