Monthly Archives: November 2017

Reducing Noise Complaints in Business Hotels

Soundproofing a business hotel

People who regularly travel for business can spend more than half of their nights in a hotel. A recent study by The National Sleep Foundation polled 1,004 travelers, of which 74% said that a quiet room was the key to a good nights sleep. Corporate travelers need this peace and quiet to be focused and […]

Acoustical Treatment for Restaurants

Restaurant Acoustic Treatment

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. Using the proper acoustic treatment in your restaurant can reduce noise complaints and provide a better acoustic environment. When […]

Lakeshore Apartment Soundproofing

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. Soundproofing Requirements for Apartments Not meeting building codes can make for […]

I Love Kickboxing Gym Soundproofing – Case Study

Kickboxing Studio Soundproofing

I Love Kickboxing, a kickboxing studio and gym 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 by applying a Gym Acoustic Treatment, as well as keeping construction costs down […]

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

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. Multi-Family Soundproofing Products The underlayment was adhered down to the […]

Lecture Hall Sound Treatment

lecture hall in need of sound absorption

Lecture halls are a staple on almost every college campus. These multi-functional rooms are used regularly as classrooms but often play host to additional events such as guest speakers and presentations. When this happens, Acoustical Sound Treatment can be a major issue, and needs to be addressed during project design. Though lecture hall uses may […]