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Differences between STC and NRC

Differences Between STC and NRC Ratings

When we are approached to solve noise problems, part of our job is to educate our customers about acoustics. One of the first things we talk about are the differences between STC and NRC ratings and what each of them mean within a particular application.  

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Goodnow Library

Acoustics at Goodnow Library

DDS Acoustical Specialties was contacted by Goodnow Library in Sudbury, Massachusetts to help them solve issue of noise and echo in their reading room and the Sara Sherman NOW lab.

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Fursaflyin Ceiling Baffles

Fur’s-A-Flyin, Pet Grooming & Day Care Acoustic Improvements

Pet Kennels, Groomers, and Day Cares are places we take our furry family members to get pampered and stay safe. But with so many animals coming in and out, various personalities, voices, and noise emerge from them. Additionally, the equipment needed to operate these types of businesses can generate considerable noise.  

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Aegis Office Treatment

Acoustic Office Treatment at Aegis Energy Services, LLC

It was determined that one Call Service Area, one Conference Room and the office of the CFO would be treated. These are all areas where speech intelligibility and speech privacy were critical. An initial site assessment included development of RT60 calculations to determine the amount of acoustical absorption needed in the spaces.

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Tyler Hadley Joins DDS Acoustical Specialties, LLC as Director of Marketing

DDS Acoustical Specialties, LLC announces the addition of Tyler Hadley to its team as Director of Marketing. Tyler will be creating, implementing, and managing marketing campaigns that promote the products and services offered by the company.

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Mary Ellen Riemenschneider

Mary Ellen Riemenschneider joins DDS Acoustical Specialties, LLC as Senior Project Engineer

DDS Acoustical Specialties, LLC is thrilled to announce the addition of Mary Ellen Riemenschneider to its team as Senior Project Engineer. Mary will be working directly with customers, ensuring the proper application of products. She will be interfacing with our material suppliers and other vendors to provide clear, concise explanations of the solutions we propose. Most of all, she will be responsible for the overall customer satisfaction for each project.

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Mill at Crane Pond

Mill at Crane Pond

Recently we successfully tackled these very same issues for The Mill at Crane Pond properties, located in Westfield Massachusetts.  The space has been earmarked as an Open Work Collaborative area, with an additional Meeting and Training Room. 

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ESG Before

ESG Clean Energy LLC – In Progress

In the city of Holyoke, MA there are specific noise stipulation that need to be followed for industrial buildings and equipment. ESG Clean Energy LLC contacted DDS Acoustical Specialties because they were building a new facility and needed to mitigate noise coming from their various generators as well as the ventilation system that will be keeping the units cool.

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Cadence Aerospace

The Tell Tool Division of Cadence Aerospace has a long and storied history of making precision parts for the aerospace industry. As they continue to grow and thrive, space becomes a premium. As the facility houses more and more activity, it was apparent that noise was going to become an issue.

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Acoustic Curtain Enclosure for Industrial Noise Control at Aegis

Dalkia Aegis, EDF Group – Industrial

Having outgrown their facility at 55 Jackson St. in Holyoke, MA, they turned to a historic old building immediately adjacent to their existing facility. Built in 1880, the building, while neglected, showed promise.

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Hitchcock Brewing

DDS Acoustical Specialties utilized Chroma panels by Sound Seal to tame the acoustics in the tasting room of the Hitchcock Brewing facility on-site at Kringle Candle. A number of years ago, owner Rich Pederson followed his passion and opened a brewery.

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