Survey of the space: We will conduct a visual inspection of the space, including the layout and dimensions of the room, the type of flooring, walls, and ceiling, and any potential sources of noise and vibration.
Measurement of sound levels: We will measure the sound levels in the space using specialized equipment, to determine the background sound levels and to identify any areas of high noise.
Analysis of sound transmission: If appropriate, our team will evaluate the sound transmission between different spaces, such as adjacent rooms or floors, by generating measuring sound levels on one side of a wall and comparing them to sound levels on the other side.
Identification of noise sources: We will identify potential sources of noise, such as HVAC systems, elevators, or outside traffic, and evaluate their impact on the sound levels in the space.
Discussion of findings and recommendations: SoundProof Atlanta will discuss the findings of the site visit with the client and provide recommendations for improving the acoustical conditions in the space, such as adding soundproofing materials, modifying the layout of the space, or adjusting the HVAC system.
Sound level measurement: This involves using specialized equipment to measure the decibel (dB) levels of sound in the environment. The measurements help determine the level of background noise and the effectiveness of soundproofing materials.
Reverberation time: This measures the time it takes for sound to decay to an inaudible level in a space. Long reverberation times can make speech difficult to understand and may affect the overall sound quality of a space.
Frequency analysis: This involves measuring the spectral content of sound in a space, including the levels of different frequencies. This information is used to determine the balance and clarity of sound in a space and to identify any specific frequency ranges that need to be addressed.
Room mode analysis: This involves evaluating the standing waves and resonances in a room, which can affect the overall sound quality and clarity of a space.
Sound transmission analysis: This involves evaluating the effectiveness of building assemblies, such as walls, floors, and ceilings, in preventing sound from passing through them. The purpose of a sound transmission analysis is to identify areas where sound is leaking from one space to another and to make recommendations for reducing the transmission of sound.
Evaluation of existing soundproofing materials: An acoustical assessment may evaluate the effectiveness of existing soundproofing materials and recommend additional measures if necessary.
Recommendations: Based on the findings of the acoustical assessment, SoundProof Atlanta will provide recommendations for improving the sound environment, which may include adding acoustical materials, changing room dimensions, or adjusting the placement of sound sources.
SoundProof Atlanta uses the highest standard of acoustical instrumentation when conducting testing in order to ensure accuracy and provide your space with the precise amount of acoustical treatment needed to remediate the issue. Our acoustical instruments include: