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What Do Acoustical Consultants Actually Do?

What Do Acoustical Consultants Actually Do?

As an acoustical consultant, I often have trouble answering the “what do you do?” question. The basic answer is quite easy, but unless the person asking the question is an architect, performing artist, or involved in music, they often don’t have a clue what the job entails. I run into this just about anytime I meet and get to know someone new. People genuinely want to know and understand what I do for a living but sometimes I’ve had a hard time communicating my trade. So what exactly does an acoustical consultant do, anyway?

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New Name - ABD Engineering & Design

New Name – ABD Engineering & Design

ABD Engineering & Design is here!
The name “Acoustics By Design” has served us well for over 15 years, and now the time has come to turn that page to ABD Engineering & Design. Our new name draws focus to our practice areas: Architectural Acoustics, Audiovisual Design, and Environmental and Industrial Noise and Vibration Control. Likewise, we’ve been referred to as ABD for years, now it’s official. While our name has changed, our commitment to serving our clients with acoustical engineering and audiovisual design has not.

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