• Acoustic Testing: Computer Modeling vs. Real World Accuracy

    For anyone  that is interested in the accuracy of different testing methods (computer modeling vs. real world accuracy) for determining the STC of a wall assembly, Sound & Vibration Magazine has an article in its December 2014 issue. It covers the testing comparison of the different methods, using  four types of wall assemblies. A very interesting […]

  • Whisperwave Clouds at UVA OpenGrounds

    The OpenGrounds facility at the University of Virginia was designed as a collaborative meeting and workspace for faculty and student groups. William Sherman, the architect behind the renovation of the building knew that a space with high ceilings and an open layout like this one, needed to have acoustics taken into consideration. Large gatherings, open […]

  • Acoustical Solutions Designed for the Eye Arrive at NAB Show

    (RICHMOND, VA) May 19, 2014 – Studio acoustics is an aspect of production that every broadcast engineer and technician must consider for the capture of high quality audio and to complete successful projects for TV and radio. While historically much of the acoustical treatment used in broadcasting facilities prioritizes function over form, the recent demand for visually pleasing treatment […]

  • Quick Solutions: Soundproofing an Interior Window

    Many business don’t own, but rent, their office space. This can cause a headache when modification of the facility is needed to suit the organization’s changing needs, but isn’t allowed by the landlord. This was the case with a clinical social worker who rented a small office space in a great location. There was originally a receptionist’s […]

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    Soundproofing a Computer Lab: NCSU’s Acoustical Solution

    North Carolina State University’s lab and office space in the engineering department had very low speech intelligibility making it difficult to hold conferences and classes. The problem was a long RT60, or reverberation time. Soundproofing against this noise issue requires sound absorbing materials like acoustical wall panels. PolySorpt™ Sound Panels were installed along the walls to absorb […]

  • Win Primacoustic Scatter Blocks for Your Music Room!

    Our first giveaway of the year to celebrate our 25th Anniversary will be a set of Primacoustic Scatter Blocks! Primacoustic Scatter Blocks are an easy-to-install acoustical treatment used in spaces where you want to control sound, but do not want to eliminate the natural room ambiance. Scatter Blocks are an excellent choice for live-end, dead-end […]

  • Acoustical Solutions Celebrates 25th Anniversary by Giving Back

    RICHMOND, VA (March 25, 2014) – In 1989 Michael Binns created Acoustical Solutions, Inc., and left behind a career in the recording industry. He had the experience and drive to provide complete solutions to people seeking sound control and noise management. The team of founding employees knew that no single product would provide the total solution, so they […]

  • Reduce Outdoor Noise with a Sound Blocking Fence

    As it gets warmer and people emerge from their winter hibernation into the summer sun, noise always becomes an issue. This is especially true when it comes to backyard noise in residential neighborhoods. The source of the noise can be cookouts, pool pumps, air conditioning units, young children, or number of other things. Regardless of […]

  • AcoustiArt Printed Acoustical Panels for a Home Office

    Our Architectural Rep Ryan Colton recently helped a customer create this collage of AcoustiArt Printed Acoustical Panels for his home office. The panels lower sound intensity in the space and look great. What do you think? Leave your comments below! Ryan Colton  Architectural Sales    800 782 5742 ext. 21  

  • Soundproofing a Cafeteria: Bellevue Lowers the Noise

    The cafeteria at Bellevue Elementary School in Richmond, Virginia had a huge problem – the large basement space was all brick and concrete parallel surfaces, with little to absorb the chatter of students and clattering of lunch trays. Noise was such an issue that it caused stress for students and staff, and sound even traveled down hallways […]