Sound Advice: Sound vs. Noise

It’s something that I did not understand after earning a master’s degree in mechanical engineering with a concentration in acoustics. Neither did I get it during my time working in the noise group at Boeing Commercial Airlines. Even in my first year as an architectural acoustic consultant, I didn’t really get it for a while, much to the…

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Spread Some Warmth!

We love keeping things fun and building relationships within our small community of acoustic consulting. So please join us in spreading some warmth this season by sending a surprise holiday-gram (a $5 Starbucks gift card) on us! The catch: You can only send it to someone at a different acoustic consulting firm/company! There are a…

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Autumn in Amish Country {recap}

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our October event “Autumn in Amish Country.” We had 8 acoustical consulting firms in the Northeast & Midwest represented, and I think we all developed great relationships during this time while also learning a lot about Architectural Testing and Armstrong as well as Ecore. We also posted…

Reverberation Time of a Balloon Pop
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Reverberation Time of a Balloon Pop

Here is a video showing what a balloon pop sounds like in a reverberant field versus an anechoic field. This footage was taken during a facility tour in Lancaster, PA at the Sound Advice-sponsored event “Autumn in Amish Country” in October 2014. Cameo by James Cottrell of The Sextant Group, and commentary courtesy of Bob…

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