Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Acoustics articles below.
A just released study from Interface helps inform facility managers on the importance of acoustical solutions for the current and future workforce.
Understanding sound isolation, mechanical noise and vibration control, and room acoustics is essential, and KWK Architects of St. Louis, MO provides insight on designing facilities that deliver.
The company's acoustic solution was customized to reflect an elementary school's ties to the seashore.
Chicago Metallic Integrity 4200 is a ceiling suspension system with a 9/16" narrow face that showcases the smooth, white finish of a Rockfon tile with a double-reveal grid profile.
EchoCloud acoustic clouds help absorb sound within an open space, reducing reverberation and helping quiet noisy spaces, no matter the ceiling type.
Clean-Air Claro is a fully customizable acoustical panel that contributes to overall health and safety standards by helping to deliver better indoor air quality in areas such as hospitals, airports, schools, theaters, and restaurants.
Proprietary testing program from the Noise Abatement Society offers support for nation’s health and well-being by helping to find the quietest solutions in over 50 product categories.
The Kelly Harris Smith Collection of Arch, Arrow, Dash, Dot, Loop, Pitch, and Square hanging panels combine, repeat, and scale to form complex patterning inspired by halftone reprographic techniques.
This free video webinar demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.
This free webinar demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.
By integrating the Guardian System with the Everbridge CEM platform, facility and security management can better respond to active shooter situations.
Acoustical design in dining rooms is an important concern in senior living facilities.
The June 2017 issue features the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus a
look at conferencing technology, HVAC systems, sustainable carpet, security, acoustics, construction projects, and energy management.
For its new Manhattan location, VSP Global tasked its architecture firm to create a workplace that will inspire its team of creative entrepreneurs.
The hard finishes of prison walls and ceilings create conditions for reverberation and excessive noise. Eckoustic Correctional Panels addressed this at the Mule Creek Infill Complex in Ione, CA.
This Virginia based acoustical products company now offers sound and noise surveys, HVAC system noise analysis, and more.
Maintain the aesthetic impact of these monumental spaces while fostering easy conversation and control over cacophony.
Monitoring conditions during work on a site keeps disruptions to patients in check.
Ceilings are significant for both visual and acoustic comfort.
Open office acoustical issues can often prove distracting. This white paper presents a solution called sound masking, one of the most effective and efficient solutions to any company’s noise problem.
At North Park University in Chicago, a 20 year master plan is capped with an efficient and essential facility.
Is the heightened focus on collaboration and interaction in the workplace causing occupants to lose their focus?
Developed to mitigate noise from rooftop mechanical equipment, this system is being installed on New York City buildings.
Open office plans are touted for encouraging collaboration, reducing real estate costs, and increasing overall productivity. But the lack of privacy and possibly problematic acoustics can also present a downside.
Common issues to address involve aesthetics and acoustics.
Pink noise is becoming more popular in business settings, potentially increasing productivity and concentration among employees. But is it superior to white noise?
The ability of occupants to comprehend in-building mass notification messages is a crucial requirement for facility life safety systems.
Facility managers can get maximum performance by choosing the best ceiling type for their spaces. From the May 2013 issue.
In seeking new space, thinking outside the box paid off for a law firm in central New Jersey.
Choosing the best ceiling materials for a space should consider appearance and performance.
Springer investigates how many noise problems can be resolved by an easy "ABC" approach.