Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Salvador – Multifamily

multifamily soundproofing florida

When developing luxury hotel and condo units, sound transmission and privacy are a top concern. During the design of luxury spaces the target STC for demising walls are typically above the STC 50 minimum, and are closer to 53-58 depending on location and luxury standards. Instead of adding multiple layers of drywall to the assembly […]

Stadium Soundproofing – Atlanta, GA

Falcons Stadium soundproofing

Commercial Acoustics works with a variety of entertainment venues and sporting arenas nationwide, most recently assisting the Atlanta Falcon’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium in their stunning $1.5 billion stadium (complete with solar panels, fan plaza and retractable roof). Inside the stadium in the premier seating will be ‘Super Suites’, private and personal boxes to accommodate fans looking […]

Marchman Technical College – Educational, Acoustical Absorption

acoustical treatment for school cafeteria

Noise control and sound privacy within educational settings are imperative. During the design process, target STC’s for walls should be discussed and mandated by the architect, but oftentimes topical acoustical treatment for larger spaces is held until after construction is complete. With the hard, reflective surfaces present within gymnasiums, cafeterias, and auditoriums, acoustical absorption is […]

Luxury Timeshare Case Study – Orlando, FL

soundproofing luxury apartments

Testing and analysis were performed for a luxury timeshare in Orlando, 2 walls were tested: The wall between units 209A and 210A and the wall between 211A and 212A. Both tests were performed late in the afternoon, around 5PM, when the construction on the adjacent job site was sufficiently low, but at times, still audible. […]

Sarasota Aerospace Office

soundproofing consulting aerospace

Commercial Acoustics performed testing and analysis for a property manager working for a commercial property. One of their commercial tenants, an aerospace center at the property had concerns about sound attenuation between adjacent tenant units. Two adjacent legal firms, with very low background noise in their offices, could occasionally hear muffled conversations being held in the office […]

Orlando Condominiums

commercial acoustics condo soundproofing

The Cayman Condominiums were undergoing a renovation, its first in 20 years. While the existing structure and design were acceptable from an aesthetic and functional perspective, the contractor felt that they needed to address the one major complaint they were receiving – noise. Metal stud walls helped reach STCs in high 40’s and low 50’s, […]

Tropical Smoothie Case Study

tropical smoothie restaurant acoustics panels

As with many restaurants, Tropical Smoothie was suffering unwanted reverberation due to hard surfaces in their kitchen and dining area. Commercial Acoustics came on site and performed a reverberation test, then implemented a unique solution that improved their acoustics and aesthetics; a custom-printed absorption panel. The printing is done on acoustically-transparent fabric that allows the […]

Office Space Vibration Testing – Case Study

office space vibration testing

Scope: A property management firm has encountered complaints regarding structural vibrations in one of its commercial office properties in Lake Mary, FL. Specifically, occupants complain of annoying or distracting vibrations in the concrete slab, and some occupants have been concerned with potential structural integrity issues. The property management firm has already hired a structural engineer […]