Controlling Gym Acoustics

Gymnasiums are typically oversized shoe-box shaped rooms that consist of 2 sets of parallel walls with a hard reflective floor and ceiling surface.   As sound is produced inside the room, the sound waves spread evenly like a pebble wave in a pond, traveling nearly 800 miles per hour, reflecting off these perimeter surfaces back into…

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#1 Secret for Hanging Sound Baffles

Metal Deck Ceilings Produce Echoes and Spike Noise Levels Any noise infested space with poor room acoustics, which has an open metal deck ceiling with exposed joists, can easily be treated for sound control.   Metal deck ceilings are highly reflective, producing unwelcome levels of background noise, spiking decibel levels, and making the room less user…

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Tips for Kennel Soundproofing

Loud barking dogs in a kennel atmosphere make for an uncomfortable work environment, an unpleasant customer visit, and discomfort to the dogs themselves as they are kenneled.   The surfaces in a kennel are hard and reflective, rendering severe echoes and spiking the exposure to the unwelcome noise.   Kennel owners are often left wondering what options…

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