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Kathy Palimore

  • Blending Performance and Aesthetics with Hexagon Acoustic Panels

    Acoustic panels traditionally come in standard square or rectangular shapes. Considering that nearly all rooms in almost every kind of building are square with square walls, square panels seem like a perfect fit, quite literally. While square acoustic panels do their job well, it’s also helpful to have some creative control with the visual aspect […] Read More »

  • Guilford of Maine Palette Fabric

    What is Acoustic Fabric?

    Introduction We use acoustic (or acoustical) fabric in a variety of ways here at Acoustical Solutions. If you are looking for a fabric to wrap your Acoustical Panels or to cover speakers and amplifiers, we have a multitude of fabric options. We primarily use Guilford of Maine Fabrics for our standard panels but are not […] Read More »

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    What are Acoustic Sound Absorbing Panels?

    Introduction We have all experienced being in a space that’s so noisy, it’s nearly impossible to hold a conversation. Acoustic sound absorbing panels, (typically referred to as acoustic panels,) are used for sound reduction and reverberation control. They help improve speech clarity, allowing everyone in the space to communicate more effectively. They are a great […] Read More »

  • Ecole Bilingue De Berkley – Multi-color AlphaSorb® Anchorage wall panel configuration in the classroom for good acoustics.

    Soundproofing a Classroom

    Good acoustics play an important role in the effectiveness of instructional spaces. Classrooms with excessive noise reverberation make it difficult for students to understand the lessons. Children with learning disabilities have a far more difficult time paying attention to their teacher. This is neither good for the student or the rest of the class. Soundproofing […] Read More »

  • Reduce Outdoor Noise with a Sound Blocking Fence

    Reduce Outdoor Noise

    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. To solve this problem, you can reduce outdoor noise with a sound blocking fence. The source of the noise can be cookouts, […] Read More »

  • Pasture Restaurant - SoundSuede™ Ceiling Clouds in their dining room area to reduce ambient noise levels in restaurant.

    What is a Cloud Acoustical Panel?

    Introduction Acoustic panels can be mounted in various ways to meet your design and sound control needs. Typically, wall-mounted acoustic panels can also be mounted directly on the ceiling or suspended from the ceiling as a “cloud” for a highly effective acoustic ceiling treatment. They are usually offset horizontally from ceilings to help with architectural […] Read More »

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    What is Reverberation?

    It can make the best guitar player sound better, but it can also destroy speech intelligibility to the point of ruining any type of live performance. Certain spaces, namely orchestra and symphony halls, need the right amount of it ... but not too much, and not too little. "It" is reverberation. Read More »

  • Internews - Sonex® Classic acoustical foam in Natural White installed direct to the ceiling to reduce echo.

    Interview Room Sound Transmission and Reverberation Issues

    From privacy to sound quality, sound and noise issues in an interview room are very important. Privacy issues arise when sound transfers between two spaces. Poor quality recordings are a result of echo and reverberation in the room. Below we’ll tell you how to effectively fight these soundproofing and noise control issues. Blocking Sound Transmission […] Read More »