Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Acoustics articles below.
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.