Converting a Gym to Multipurpose Room

To successfully transform a gymnasium to a multipurpose room, one must pay clear attention to the acoustics in the space.   A gathering of people stretched across a basketball court floor will suffer from poor room acoustics unless the perimeter wall or ceiling surfaces are treated with a set of sound panels designed to capture and…

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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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Gym Panels Control Noise

Gymnasiums are typically large, over sized, shoe box shaped rooms composed of 3 sets of parallel surfaces.  As sound fills the cavity of the space, the noise generated is caused by the echoes reflecting off these surfaces.  To lower the noise levels within a gym, sound panels can be wall or ceiling mounted within the…

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Top Tip for Lowering Gym Noise

Gymnasiums are typically oversized shoe-box shaped rooms defined by hard reflective surfaces on the floor, walls and ceiling of the space.   Sounds that generate within the room will continue to echo throughout the space thanks to these surfaces, and render the room unfriendly in terms of acoustics.   The more echo a room produces, the less…

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Gym Soundproofing

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013 Soundproofing a gym is one of the most popular acoustic treatments performed in the noise control industry.  Gymnasium space is defined by hard reflective surfaces that combine to produce unwelcome levels of background noise called echo.   From metal roof decks to wooden floors, block walls and glass windows, drywall and brick…

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Gym Noise

Gymnasiums are typically large, shoe-box shaped rooms with 3 sets of parallel surfaces that are hard and reflective.   The setup lends itself to poor quality sound, whether the room is being used for gym class, sporting events, public speakers, musicals, concerts, proms, or a host of other purposes, a space like this has

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