Category Archives: Case Study

731 St Charles Ave – New Orleans Condo Soundproofing

new orleans soundproofing

731 St Charles Ave. is a $40 million condominium development currently under construction in the heart of the CBD in New Orleans.  The site was renovated to replace a historic concrete building from 1965 that threw several the city’s earliest Mardi Gras balls. Luxury Condo Soundproofing in New Orleans The five-story development boasts luxury units […]

Using Art for Office Space Acoustics

CAN Community Health is a not-for-profit comprehensive care clinic with 34 offices located throughout Florida and South Carolina to provide medical social and educational services. Recently CAN Community opened their new facility headquarters in Sarasota Florida, where the team at Commercial Acoustics was hired to advise on as well as fabricate and install soundproofing and […]

Zasu Restaurant Treated with Custom Color Acoustic Panels

restaurant custom color acoustic panel

Solving acoustic problems in restaurants can be challenging, especially when the restaurant’s design emphasizes its own unique interior aesthetics.  Acoustic panels must be able to homogenize with a restaurant’s custom trim, molding, and paint to match the interior environment.  Commercial Acoustics has made tremendous progress with the customization of acoustic panels, particularly with custom color […]

Golf Clubhouse Acoustics

clubhouse acoustics

A common complaint that we receive at Commercial Acoustics is when Golf Clubhouse Acoustics are overly reverberant, allowing an excessive echo that disrupts patrons. Clubhouses have a wide range of acceptable reverb times, but they should never exceed 1.3 seconds, especially if amplified speech or speaking engagements are going to be used in the space. […]

Gym Acoustic Treatment – St Pauls in New Orleans

Commercial Acoustics was contacted by St Paul’s Episcopal school to solve their time-sensitive gym acoustics problem.  Gymnasiums are fundamentally very reverberant spaces due to their hard, parallel surfaces and large volumes.  Along with athletics, school gyms are often used as auditoriums and event spaces.  This school in particular had scheduled an upcoming fundraising event that […]

Hospital Guest Soundproofing Case Study – Shands in Gainesville

Shands Hospital Soundproofing

The Shands Guest House in Gainesville is a large Marriott brand hospitality project on the campus of the University of South Florida. The 6th story building was designed to accommodate guests of the University and the adjacent Shands Hospital. During the design the architectural firm, Walker Architects, hired a renowned independent acoustical consulting firm to […]

Commercial Acoustics Soundproofs Hotel in Orlando

Hotel Soundproofing

Hotel Soundproofing Case Study with Wall Blokker Pro on Wood Studs Commercial Acoustics has been contracted by Winter Park Construction to supply and install over 60,000 square feet of soundproofing in the new La Quinta construction project in Orlando, Florida. The 4 story signature hotel, designed by L2 Studios, initially called for Soundbreak Board, a […]

Noise Mitigation for Banks

Bank Acoustics

Modern commercial banking locations are key examples of multi-use spaces requiring sound mitigation.  Typically a lobby with hard walls and flooring welcomes customers, while executive offices or open desk areas are adjacent to the retail operations of the main banking area. The office partition walls are often thinly constructed and replete with single-pane glass – […]

Acoustic Panels Used to Treat Clubhouse Noise

Treating Clubhouse Noise

As is often the case, large clubhouses with reflective surfaces are particularly vulnerable to excessive reverberation. This is usually not noticed until after construction, leaving property managers to determine how to treat the issue. It’s often brought to management’s attention when the users of the clubhouse determine that it’s not acceptably treated to perform various […]

Acoustic Treatment for Multipurpose Room

Multipurpose Room Acoustics

Multi-purpose rooms, by definition, will have several use cases in which acoustic criteria are likely to vary. In some cases you may be looking to host a comfortable dining environment, while in others, you may have a networking event where people are encouraged to walk around and mingle. There may situations in which amplified sound […]