Category Archives for Impact Noise Reduction

New ASTM Impact Noise Test

Impact Noise Test

On April 3 and 4, 2017, I attended a Toronto meeting of an organization called ASTM International. I found the meeting very interesting and educational. This short blog article will bring this important organization to the awareness of my clients. I also highlight a new impact noise test.

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Impact Noise Reduction in Five Steps.

Impact noise reduction requires soundproof ceiling

Many factors go into the decision regarding impact noise control. First, you need to clarify your own needs and why you need to soundproof the ceiling. Some questions that you need to ask yourself are:

  • Do you want to accomplish impact noise reduction from the room above?
  • Do you want to reduce impact noise between adjacent rooms?
  • Do you want to quieten the whole house or a specific room?
  • What degree of impact noise reduction or soundproof ceiling do you need?
  • How can it be done once it is clear what you want to accomplish?
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