Monthly Archives: November 2017

Acoustical Treatment for Restaurants

soundproofing restaurant

Restaurants are a space where people come together to socialize, full of chatter, the sound of clanking glasses, and music. However, if your restaurant has a noise reverberation problem, the customer’s social experience could be suffering. When people have to yell to compete with the noise of the crowd, speech privacy and intelligibility is lost. […]

Lakeshore Multi-Family Development – Case Study

Lakeshore Multifamily Development

The Lakeshore Apartments in Colorado was a redevelopment project in which an existing commercial building was turned into eight individual apartment units. The largest challenge of this renovation was achieving the IBC building code 1207.1 requirement of an STC of 50 for demising walls. Not meeting building codes can make for unsatisfied residents, annoyed management, […]

I Love Kickboxing – Case Study

Kickboxing studio

I Love Kickboxing, a kickboxing studio in Alpharetta, Georgia, builds out their gyms in existing retail spaces with other neighboring businesses. They came to Commercial Acoustics with the task of keeping loud music and workout noise from entering neighboring spaces, as well as keeping construction costs down in the building of a new studio space. […]

Commercial Acoustics featured on Millionaire Interviews Podcast

Millionaire Interviews Podcast

Commercial Acoustics was recently featured on Millionaire Interviews, a top new entrepreneurial podcast focused on unique companies and their quest for survival and growth. While many architects and contractors have used our products over the years, few know the story behind the firm that has led us on the mission to soundproof the world – […]

Sound Blocking the Quality Distribution Inc. Headquarters – Case Study

QDI case study truck

When Quality Distribution Inc. decided to move its headquarters and 250 employees to a newly renovated 45,000-square-foot office space in downtown Tampa, creating the optimal work environment was a priority. A study by Gensler found that only one in four U.S. employees are currently in optimal workplace environments, leaving the rest to struggle with decreased productivity, […]

Soundproofing for Multi-Family Development in Wisconsin – Case Study

multi-family development soundproofing

Noise complaints in multi-family developments are a very common problem, according to this study. Recently, Little Creek Construction in Wisconsin, already familiar with the installation and performance of our Floor Blokker membrane, came back to Commercial Acoustics for soundproofing of their new installation of Luxury Vinyl Planking. The underlayment was adhered down to the floor beneath the […]

Lecture Hall Sound Treatment

lecture hall in need of sound absorption

Lecture halls are a staple on almost every college campus. These multifunctional rooms are used regularly as classrooms but often play host to additional events such as guest speakers and presentations. Though lecture hall uses may vary, speech remains the constant factor across events. In order for speakers to successfully communicate with an audience, there […]