Monthly Newsletters

November 2017 Newsletter: Discount Acoustics?

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner, which means shoppers will soon be searching for the best deals. Building owners are no different when it comes to the design and construction of buildings. Decisions at all stages of a building project can have large budget implications, and understandably, there is a desire to find the most economical way to accomplish the project’s goals.… Read More


October 2017 Newsletter: SMILE!

When it comes right down to it, we are in the business of improving the sensory environment. Technological advances in all aspects of acoustics, construction, A/V, and imagery all play a role in the future of the sensory experience and we strive to stay on top of the news and trends in all aspects of the industry.… Read More


September 2017 Newsletter: Sweet Sounds

Last year we explored the heart-shaped bass – shaping low frequency sound produced by an array of subwoofers from a sphere to a cardioid or heart shape. In celebration of National Cream-Filled Donut Day, let us add a little more sweetness to your plate by presenting the donut-shaped bass.… Read More


August 2017 Newsletter: What’s Shakin’?

When we think of sound, we usually think of the airborne variety: tiny pressure fluctuations of air molecules that are converted to neural impulses in our brains. This conversion allows us to enjoy music, alerts us to a crying baby, and allows us to communicate with each other.… Read More


July 2017 Newsletter: Say What?

Our business is all about what environments sound like. Hearing is an essential part of this; however, hearing loss affects 360 million people worldwide according to the World Health Organization. While we are not medical professionals, there has been an exciting new development in potentially reversing hearing loss that we want to share with you, which involves the regeneration of inner ear hair cells.… Read More


June 2017 Newsletter: Let’s Get Weird Volume 4

As kids we were told that we could hear the ocean if we put a seashell up to our ear. If we brought the seashell home, we in turn brought the ocean home with us too. The fact is, “the voice of the sea” has always been present anywhere in the world without the seashell, whether you are in Detroit, Moscow, or “down the shore”.… Read More


May 2017 Newsletter: Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the air. Among all the beautiful blooming trees and flowers come the sounds of the season. Birds chirping, babbling brooks, and the somewhat less pleasant shrill shriek of babies crying. Humans can hear a moderately broad frequency spectrum of 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz; from the low rumble of a diesel engine idling to the thin hiss of carbonation exiting your favorite beverage upon opening.… Read More


February 2017 Newsletter: Building Walls

In today’s political scene and in the media, there’s been a lot of talk about building walls or not building walls.  With all this talk of walls, we thought now would be a good time to talk about the acoustical performance of walls, or as we acousticians like to call them, sound barriers. … Read More