IAC Acoustics Blog
Honolulu Community College
IAC’s line of Noise-Lock® doors recently learned a new song. The main recording room of a new multimedia studio at the Honolulu Community College required a door with STC 55 performance and a double wide 6‘-0” x 7’-0” clear opening, granting oversize musical instruments and equipment access to the recording area
Chautauqua School of Music
IAC Noise-Lock® side lites, IAC Noise-Lock® glass transom panels, IAC Noishield® solid transom panels, IAC VisionWall®, and of course IAC Noise-Lock® doors...so what does this concert of IAC components have in common?
Art Institute of California
The Art Institute of California-San Francisco teaches students theoretical concepts as well as technical skills. Individuals who want to pursue an Audio Production degree are interested in the field of audio engineering and production.
PG&E San Fran
IAC Acoustics supplied and installed a Noishield® FS/S sound barrier for PG&E in San Francisco, California. IAC Acoustics provided complete turn-key services including the design, engineering, foundations, structural support steel, panels, and installation.
AC Acoustics FS/S Noishield® louvered sound barrier systems are designed to protect the communities against noise generated by air condensers, pumps, chillers, fans and compressors where restricted airflow caused by an all solid barrier is a concern.
NSTAR is the largest Massachusetts based, investor own edelectric and gas utility. NSTAR transmits and delivers energy to 1.1 million electricity customers in 81 communities and also nearly 300,000 gas customers. The transformers in this substation were operating at a noise level that exceeded the regulating noise ordinance.
For a second time IAC Acoustics supplied and installed Noishield® FS/S sound barrier panels for Pacific Gas &Electric (PG&E), only this time in Gustine, California.
Stanford University’s James H. Clark Research &Educational Facility consists of three buildings that face one another with an amphitheater in the center. There were classes conducted on all three floors of each building as well as the amphitheater, restaurant and a coffee shop.
IAC Acoustics New York completed a Noishield® sound barrier project at The Boca Beach Club Resort in Boca Raton, Florida. When the resort began construction of a new luxury ocean front mid-rise condominium and hotel refurbishment, the process involved protecting the Boca Beach Club residents from the construction equipment noise, material and debris.
The IAC Acoustics FS/S Noishield® Model R sound barrier systems are designed to protect communities against noise generated by air-conditioners, pumps, chillers, compressors and fans where restricted airflow caused by an all solid barrier is a concern. Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center had a noise level that exceeded the community noise ordinance at several locations along the property line.
The CP Kelco facility is located in the city of San Diego,California, just adjacent to and underneath the Coronado Bay Bridge. The property is adjacent to a facility owned by Continental Maritime of San Diego, Inc. The City of San Diego Municipal establishes regulation for intrusive noise as follows, “The outdoor noise level for manufacturing all other industrial including agricultural and extractive industry is not to exceed 75 dBA anytime of the day”.
IAC Acoustics delivered a turnkey project for Digital Reality Trust in Chicago. Located in the South Loop of the Chicago Central Business District, DRT is the premier mission critical data center and telecommunications facility in the Midwest.
The City of Fridley, Minnesota utilized IAC Acoustics FS/S Noishield® sound barrier system to quiet and control chiller noise for five schools in their district. The ground level enclosures were three-sided and approximately six panels high using both 2’-0” (609.6mm) high and 1’-6” (457mm) high panels, 5” (127mm) thick and absorptive on one side.
Harris Teeter in Washington DC, a fresh food market, firmly believes in nourishing the communities they serve. They are pleased to be known as the company you would be proud to call “neighbor”.
IAC Noishield® FS/S roof top sound barrier systems are designed to protect communities against noise from air conditioners, pumps, compressors and fans. In the Chicago area, Lawrence Hall Youth Services is a non-profit child welfare agency designed to improve the community by developing the self worth, knowledge and skill of their youth to lead independent productive lives.
Los Angeles MTA
The Los Angeles MTA Metro Green-Line light rail transportation system runs south near LAX Airport. The noise generated from the rail cars was affecting the residents of Hawthorn and Segundo California. Woodward Clyde Engineering selected IAC Acoustics Noishield® FS/S sound barrier panels as the noise control product of choice for the elevated structures in these two communities.
Metro Gold Line (Phase 2)
IAC Acoustics helps to keep communities quieter in Southern California. IAC Acoustics, in coordination with the Ace Fence Company and the IAC Acoustics technical Representative C.E. Pickup Company, has fabricated and installed a second sound barrier system for the Pasadena Metro Gold Line in Southern California.
Metro Gold Line
IAC Acoustics has fabricated and installed an IAC Noishield® FS/S acoustic sound barrier system for the Pasadena Metro Gold Line project in California. The light rail transit line is approximately 13 miles long and extends from Union Station in the city of Los Angeles to Sierra Madre Villa Boulevard in the city of Pasadena.
When BMW announced the expansion of their North American Headquarters, renowned Architects HOK were tasked with creating a home for the Research and Engineering Center and Technical Services Group.
IAC Acoustics Celebrates 70 Years of Noise Control
IAC Acoustics is celebrating 70 years of success and resilience in the noise control industry. Since 1949, IAC Acoustics has been a proven and prominent leader in the manufacturing of acoustical products and solutions.