Month: September 2019

church acoustics consulting

When to Hire an Acoustic Consultant

Sep 26 2019

Every project is unique. Even if there are acoustical requirements, certainly many projects will not require the detailed review of an acoustic consultant. However, not using a consultant can be more costly than hiring one, especially if there are noise complaints and post-tenant modifications or retrofits needed to fix these issues. Learn when hiring an

pink noise spectrum

Whats the Difference Between White Noise and Pink Noise

Sep 16 2019

Here’s a question we get everyday! What’s the difference between white noise and pink noise? Sound masking systems are often described as “white noise machines” or “pink noise speaker systems”. In reality, they are approximated as a blend of both. White noise is the same sound intensity at all frequencies, while pink noise decreases in

Fig.1 – Cre-Cottê’s dining room both pre- (upper left) and post- (upper right) intervention, and drawing of the panels installed (bottom).

Good acoustics as an extra source of income in restaurants

Sep 13 2019

Internoise 2019, Madrid It’s all about money! Juan Negreira held a really inspiring presentation at Internoise 2019 – about how a room acoustic intervention in a restaurant lead to better income. Below are his findings and discussion and if you want to know more about the project and get access to the original paper, you

CAN Comm Art Acoustic Panel

Using Art for Office Space Acoustics

Sep 07 2019

CAN Community Health is a not-for-profit comprehensive care clinic with 34 offices located throughout Florida and South Carolina to provide medical social and educational services. Recently CAN Community opened their new facility headquarters in Sarasota Florida, where the team at Commercial Acoustics was hired to advise on as well as fabricate and install soundproofing and

Da Vinci robot

Robot Assisting the surgeon in the Operating Room!

Sep 04 2019

One of our editors, Swedish Concept Developer Healhcare, Maria Quinn – had the opportunity to be present during a robotic surgery. Here are her thoughts and reflections on the sound environment in such a specialized area. Robotic surgery Da Vinci robot Robotic surgery, or robot-assisted surgery, allows doctors to perform many types of complex procedures with more