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Sound Absorption

Spaces that create an echo, or are noisy even when very little sound is being made, need sound absorptive materials. These spaces are probably large, open, or have many hard surfaces. Absorptive treatments will help contain sound energy rather than reflect it, lowering reverberation.

  • Historic Rogers Building - Art Acoustic Panels are used to reduce ambient noise in this historic facility.

    Can I Add Art to Acoustical Panels?

    At Acoustical Solutions, we get asked all the time: Can I add art to acoustical panels? The answer is yes! Our Art Acoustic Panels do the job perfectly, as does our AcoustiWall Stretch System. These sound absorbing acoustical products are printed with acoustically transparent inks and fabrics to retain their noise reducing strength. Art Acoustic […] Read More »

  • Michigan Home Studio utilizing sound diffusers in a home studio.

    What Acoustical Treatment Should My Home Studio Have?

    If you have your own home studio, or are thinking about setting one up, you probably know that the acoustics in your recording and mixing spaces have a lot to do with the outcome of your tracks. Many home studios are only one room, so the acoustical components of the room must be flexible, compromising […] Read More »

  • What is Impact Insulation Class (IIC)?

    Introduction Soundproofing floor underlayments can help to structurally isolate the top layer of the floor from the rest of the components. This essentially ‘short-circuits’ the sound and vibration, keeping it from passing through the completed assembly. These materials are used to build what is commonly referred to as a ‘floating floor.’ Soundproofing floor underlayments can […] Read More »

  • Verisk Health Art Acoustic Panels depicting Richmond area landmarks.

    Acoustic Art Printed Acoustical Wall Panels are Perfect for the Office

    In 2015, we introduced our Printed Acoustical Wall Panels, and orders have been rushing through our warehouse and into commercial offices faster than we can count! The increasing number of open office plans have created a lack of speech privacy and increased distraction. High noise levels in the working environment have facility managers embracing the […] Read More »

  • Acoustical Solutions

    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 »

  • King Family Vineyard - Vineyard Event room using PolyPhon™ ceiling panels to reduce noise during events.

    Acoustical Treatment in Wineries

    Soundproofing and noise control are an important but often overlooked aspects of facility management. This is especially true in wineries where excess noise can destroy the laid-back ambiance. We’ve treated spaces in wineries ranging from tasting rooms to large event halls and restaurants. Each time we get the same response: “Why didn’t we do this […] Read More »

  • Acoustical Solutions

    What is Sound Absorption?

    Introduction Maybe your neighbor told you that you needed sound absorption panels in your home theater, and you didn’t want to ask. Or maybe you have a big echoey office with lots of people working in it and the boss told you to go buy some sound absorption and then jetted off to Tahiti without […] Read More »

  • Tuckahoe Presbyterian Church

    Reduce Echo in Worship Facilities

    Will Acoustic Panels Reduce Echo in Worship Facilities? The need to reduce echo in worship facilities is a very common need. As such, one of the most common places you will find acoustic panels is in churches and other worship facilities. Churches and fellowship halls are usually huge spaces with very large, blank parallel walls and […] Read More »