Resilient Channel

Resilient Channel in Design

Resilient channel (RC) is a popular option in acoustic design and construction. While RC promises a huge positive effect on the acoustical performance of a wall, facade, or floor/ceiling, the reality can be disappointing, even failing to meet code.

Resilient Channel Installation

Resilient Channel Installation

Resilient channel (RC) is a popular option in acoustic design and construction. While RC promises a huge positive effect on the acoustical performance of a wall, facade, or floor/ceiling, the reality after installation can be disappointing, even failing to meet...
Quiet Hosptial Floor

Create a Quieter Hospital Floor

A quieter hospital floor provides a more restful healing environment. Healthcare studies show how increased noise levels interrupt sleep, and patient satisfaction surveys consistently rank “quiet at night” among the lowest scores.

Acoustics in a busy restaurant

What Do Acoustical Consultants Actually Do?

So what exactly does an acoustical consultant do, anyway? If you’ve been to a noisy restaurant, noticed a lack of privacy in a healthcare setting, felt oppressed by noise at the office, or been in a performing arts theater, you already know why acoustical...
absorbing vs blocking sound

Absorbing Vs. Blocking Sound

When sound transfers from one space to another, what’s the most effective treatment? Does fiberglass insulation stop sound? Advice from professional acoustical consultants on the dos and don’t of sound absorption versus noise isolation....