Company News

ASA Philadelphia Fall 2017 Meeting

A group of us ventured out to the world headquarters of Armstrong in Lancaster, PA for the Acoustical Society of America Philadelphia Chapter Fall Meeting. There was a good group on hand and we were given a tour of Armstrong’s facilities in which they manufacture and test acoustical ceiling tile and other products for architectural installations.… Read More


Moving On and Moving In

Metropolitan Acoustics continues to grow! We are welcoming another full-time consultant this month. Keep your eye on this space for more details in next month’s newsletter when we give our new employee a proper welcome and introduction.

We are also at that time of year when we have to say goodbye to our current Drexel co-ops Palak and Jonathon.… Read More


Paul Gets Certified

We are proud to announce that our own Paul Dietrick has earned CTS certification as of September 12, 2017 after passing his certification exam. A Certified Technology Specialist demonstrates advanced levels of audiovisual knowledge and skills and must adhere to the CTS Code of Ethics and Conduct.… Read More


Wharton SBDC and Metropolitan Acoustics are Teaming Up Again

This fall we will again be working with the Wharton Small Business Development Center on a semester-long project. We are teaming up with some undergraduate and graduate students on a research and business development venture that we are very excited about as a company, and the team from Wharton is very much looking forward to as well.… Read More


New SLT Studio Featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer

The August 15th Philadelphia Inquirer featured an article on a project we were involved in from an acoustic and sound isolation perspective. For our company, perhaps the most relevant part is at the very end: Floor 2. We were hired to provide design solutions for minimizing potential sound and vibration from this new SLT fitness studio on the second floor.… Read More


Context Magazine DESIGN PROFILE Feature

The Summer 2017 issue of Context Magazine, an AIA Philadelphia publication, features a transformative project that we worked on with VSBA Architects. The Design Profile starts on page 28 and details the  unique collaboration between  the public and private sectors in the new South Philadelphia Community Health and Literacy Center.… Read More


Meet the Players

Head on over to the TEAM page of our web site and check out our new staff profiles. We recently set aside some time to refresh our profile pages with all new photos and updated bios.… Read More


The Four Seasons Hotel- A Unique Approach to Refining the Details

As construction continues on the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at the Comcast Center, we have had several opportunities to tour the building and observe the progress up close and personal. The hotel is a unique and vital component of this new project and we have been involved in the acoustics and sound isolation from the beginning.… Read More


Got Privacy?

Sound transmission between offices is an issue we run into all the time. More often than not, the point of a private office is for… privacy! But if proper sound control measures are not addressed during construction, you are going to be able to hear conversations and meetings going on in the office next to yours whether you like it or not.… Read More


IIDA PA/NJ/DE Awards 2017

At the 13th annual International Interior Design PA/NJ/DE Chapter Awards on June 28th, there was one big winner. The Moelis Family Grand Reading Room at the University of Pennsylvania’s Van Pelt-Dietrich Library took home the Viewer’s Choice Award as well as the Best in Education Award.… Read More