Month: August 2019

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Zasu Restaurant Treated with Custom Color Acoustic Panels

Aug 28 2019
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Solving acoustic problems in restaurants can be challenging, especially when the restaurant’s design emphasizes its own unique interior aesthetics.  Acoustic panels must be able to homogenize with a restaurant’s custom trim, molding, and paint to match the interior environment.  Commercial Acoustics has made tremendous progress with the customization of acoustic panels, particularly with custom color

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Diversity at Internoise 2019 – Top 3 presentations

Aug 25 2019
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Half way through Internoise 2019 in Madrid one thing is clear: It is a buffet of knowledge! From sessions on ‘Architectural and building acoustics’ to ‘Environmental noise’ to ‘Noise and health’ (and everything in between). Internoise, Euronoise, ICA etc. are always the places to go if you need new inspiration and today especially three really

Professor Pablo Luis Rendón – Ernesto Accolti

Professor Pablo Luis Rendón – Ernesto Accolti

Aug 22 2019
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Welcome to the fifth installment of Interviews with Interview with Latin American Acousticians. You can find the previous interviews at http://acousticstoday.org/accolti. Today we interview Professor Pablo Luis Rendón from the Autonomous National University of Mexico. His research topic has been  nonlinear acoustics since the first steps of his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge. He

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Golf Clubhouse Acoustics

Aug 18 2019
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A common complaint that we receive at Commercial Acoustics is when Golf Clubhouse Acoustics are overly reverberant, allowing an excessive echo that disrupts patrons. Clubhouses have a wide range of acceptable reverb times, but they should never exceed 1.3 seconds, especially if amplified speech or speaking engagements are going to be used in the space.

Find out what a room can sound like – with the Ecophon Acoustic Calculator

Find out what a room can sound like – with the Ecophon Acoustic Calculator

Aug 15 2019
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Today almost all room acoustic calculations are based on the Sabine formula. Even though it is known that you often get different values when you compare calculations with actual measurements in a room. Therefore, Ecophon has developed a calculator in which the intention is to have more accurate acoustic values before measurements. The Ecophon Acoustic Calculator is

Interview with Professor Débora Barretto – Ernesto Accolti

Interview with Professor Débora Barretto – Ernesto Accolti

Aug 12 2019
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Welcome to the fourth installment of Interviews with Latin American Acousticians. You can find the previous interviews at http://acousticstoday.org/interviews-south-american-acousticians/. Our interviewee of this installment is the Professor Débora Barretto from Brazil. Her profile focus is in the construction industry as well as in academia. Professor Barretto is an architect and holds a master’s degree in

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Gym Acoustic Treatment – St Pauls in New Orleans

Aug 08 2019
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Commercial Acoustics was contacted by St Paul’s Episcopal school to solve their time-sensitive gym acoustics problem.  Gymnasiums are fundamentally very reverberant spaces due to their hard, parallel surfaces and large volumes.  Along with athletics, school gyms are often used as auditoriums and event spaces.  This school in particular had scheduled an upcoming fundraising event that

Historical Biographies in Acoustics:  Katherine Safford Harris  –   Elle O’Brien

Historical Biographies in Acoustics: Katherine Safford Harris –  Elle O’Brien

Aug 02 2019
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Historical Biographies in Acoustics: Katherine Safford Harris   Elle O’Brien Acoustics Today Intern 2018   Reading through the Acoustical Society of America’s list of honors, Katherine Safford Harris is a notable name: she appears twice, as the winner of the  2007 Gold Medal “for pioneering research and leadership in speech production and dedicated service to