Following a recent mandate by the condominium association to reduce neighbor noise, SPC was approached to design flooring solutions for remodels throughout an Atlanta high rise building. Residents complained of high levels of sound and impact noise being transmitted from the floors above…
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The original 1892 building was a furniture manufacturing plant located in downtown Grand Rapids, MI. Then in 2000 the building received a complete urban makeover converting the building into apartments. During 2002 an attempt was made to correct the poor sound isolation performance.
The motel was scheduled for a remodel. Previously there was a single stud wall with single 5/8″ drywall on each side. There were frequent customer noise complaints about occupants in adjacent rooms.
This is the latest phase of the town home project. This is all new construction. Previously units were constructed with resilient channel and double drywall on the walls and ceilings. There were issues with short circuiting the resilient channel as well as crushing the resilient channel on the walls after an impact.
The owners of this Bangor nightclub had been the target of noise complaints for months. They were re-issued a special permit to stay in business, but only under the condition that they take steps to significantly increase the soundproofing.
Club Sanctuary is a Ft. Meyers nightclub that puts out a lot of heavy bass. The club is a standard steel pole building construction with insulated sides and ceiling.They had repeated issues with the neighborhood Homeowners Association and police.