May 24, 2018
An adhesive is a material that can join mechanically or chemically two surfaces. Depending on what needs to be assembled, different types of adhesives will be used. Adhesives are classified in different ways depending on their origin or their physical and chemical properties. Flooring adhesives are very numerous, complex and manufactured synthetically. Flooring adhesive must not only offer increased mechanical performance to maintain the floor bonded to the substrate, but it must also allow the expansion and withdraw of wood under varying environmental conditions of humidity and temperature.
April 16, 2018
Noise transmission problems arise mainly from floor/ceiling assemblies (complete structure between floor and ceiling of the above unit) and through the party walls, that is to say between the adjacent units. Noise problems associated with these assemblies come mainly from transmission of impact or airborne noises. The latest will be treated in this article and are caused by television, voice and music. These are noises that, when the unit is poorly soundproofed, disrupt the comfort of the occupants. But how do we measure these types of noises?
March 15, 2018
Achieving acoustic performance in a building depends on a combination of several factors. The structure of the building and the quality of workmanship during the installation/application of each of the materials are all elements that will influence the acoustics of each project and will provide optimal acoustic to its occupants.
December 14, 2017
In terms of acoustics, carpet will always offer superior comfort. It is false to think that a wood floor over an acoustic membrane can provide equivalent acoustic efficiency than carpet. However, carpet is losing in popularity in condos, apartments and even hotels, it is therefore important to identify the appropriate acoustic solution for each building in order for occupants to enjoy the most accessible comfort.
November 29, 2017
Before choosing an acoustic floor membrane, either for a new construction or a renovation, it is important to first determine which floor covering will be used. In the case of a condominium, you must first inquire about the acoustic recommendations of you
October 5, 2017
Acoustics is known to be a complex science in which every detail counts. Noise is a major irritant for people living in co-property and is one of the most common cause of complaints, discordance and even litigation. Noises arise from diverse and non-harmo
July 7, 2017
Many principles can influence the building’s acoustic performance. Mass, cavities, treatments, sealing of the partitions walls as well as how different materials are decoupled between each other are key principles.
AcoustiTECH specializes in acoustic solutions and offers the most effective solutions available for mitigating sound in multi-storey residential projects. Our partnership with Soprema & Fermacell allows us to expand our portfolio with efficient and diversified acoustic solutions. Our approach to sound-insulation is quite different than most as we ask questions about the nature of your building, your acoustic need or requirement and finally your budget. Once we have a better understanding of the big picture we simply provide "acoustical recipes" (options) which can allow you to save money, improve the sound quality of your building and/or even change the way you build. We back this up with a team of acoustic experts whom will help you reach your goals and rest easy regarding sound issues in your building. We are the reference when it comes to sound insulation of multi-storey buildings
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