Architectural Acoustics

The firm’s experience includes using modern acoustical modeling software to evaluate the interior acoustics of medical facilities, classrooms, concert and lecture halls, auditoriums, boardrooms, multi-purpose rooms, office spaces and houses of worship. Services include Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) noise, developing acoustical design criteria, reverberation time measurements, compliance with town and state regulations, and preparing recommendations for reducing noise levels. LSG&A also reviews construction documents to ensure that the recommended acoustical design provisions have been correctly incorporated into working drawings and specifications.

LSG&A is Pre-Qualified with the New Jersey School Development Authority, New Jersey Division of Property Management and Construction, and the New York City School Construction Authority.

Grub & Ellis Management Services


 

  • Improve the speech intelligibility in the Refectory and Social Hall of the Union Theological Seminary.
  • The acoustical measurements were performed using a loudspeaker in one location and a portable precision sound pressure level analyzer positioned in multiple locations for the Refectory and Social Hall.

 


Homer Stryker Center: Mahwah, New Jersey
KCG Architects/Stryker

  • The Learning Center includes a multi-purpose chamber, 150-seat auditorium, lounge/working dining area, and a Bioskills laboratory. The multi-purpose chamber will be divisible into individual spaces that may be used simultaneously. This facility will serve as a state-of-the-art surgical training and research facility for medical professionals using Stryker medical products.

 


Moretrench Offices: Rockaway, New Jersey
Moretrench American Corporation

  • Evaluated and developed recommendations to reduce the reverberant noise in the office area and evaluated the HVAC background noise in the mezzanine conference room.

 

 


Avon Facility: Suffern, New York
HLW International

  


  • Prepared acoustical design goals for various room classifications at the new Avon facility.
  • Established background noise, or Noise Criteria (NC) design goals for each of the following areas: executive offices, conference rooms, teleconference rooms, general offices, laboratories, open plan areas, lobbies and corridors.

 


Hawthorne Gospel Church: Hawthorne, New Jersey

 


  • Completed an evaluation of the space due to proposed renovations to existing facility.
  • Prepared a reverberation time model.
  • Provided acoustic recommendations for the proposed renovation designed to address the concerns expressed by church representatives.