Nestled between majestic mountains and the vast Pacific, Vancouver is a city of architectural marvels and vibrant urban life. Every corner of this bustling metropolis, from its modern skyscrapers to historic neighborhoods, has unique acoustic needs.
So, how exactly do acoustic panels work? Let's start with the basics: sound is made up of waves that travel through the air. When these waves hit a surface, such as a wall, some of the sound energy is absorbed by the material and the rest is reflected back into the room. This reflection can cause echoes and reverberation, which can make it difficult to hear speech or music clearly.
To a certain extent, you get what you pay for when it comes to acoustic panels. Additionally, unlike many other building finishes, acoustic treatment has a functional purpose, and there are many technical aspects that need to be considered apart from price per square foot alone. The following points are worth considering as you search for the most affordable acoustic panels for your project.
In the last few years podcasting has grown in popularity, with many opting to create studios in their own homes. Unlike traditional radio and television studios, these our homes were generally not built with high-end performance acoustics in mind. The following article published on the Acoustical Society of America site by Jaffe Holden highlights many of the things that amateur and entry-level podcasters should take into consideration when designing their space. If you want to check out the original article, here is the link: https://acoustics.org/room-design-considerations-for-optimal-podcasting/ Podcast popularity has been on the rise, with over two million active podcasts as of...
We saw this recent article from Sarah Jones at Popular Science and thought it was worth a re-share with the My Acoustics Panels family. One of the biggest take-aways is to understand what the term soundproof means. It is a problem that everyone in the acoustics industry contends with.