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Duc-Pac Air Hammer Noise

Air Hammer Noise Reduced with Acoustic Curtain Enclosure

Machine noise is one of the most common noise sources in an industrial or manufacturing setting. Too much of it over a period of time can even be harmful to employees. Today, many companies are taking precautionary efforts to reduce the amount noise workers are experiencing in their day to day.

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Safe & Sound Week 2022

Safe & Sound Week 2022 – Acoustics in the Workplace

In recognition of Safe & Sound Week, which takes place August 15-21 each year, we are going to discuss the importance of proper acoustics and noise protection in the workplace.

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Custom Fabric Panels

Custom Fabric Panels Reduce Echo in Senior Center Dining and Lobby

A beautiful, new Senior Center in Ludlow, MA was developed and opened in 2021. The center featured state of the art technology and increased access to space and resources for aging adults. However, they noticed an issue with echo and noise in their dinning room and lobby. Looking for a solution, they turned to DDS Acoustical Specialties, where we proposed custom, fabric wrapped panels.

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Soundproofing vs Sound Absorption

Soundproofing Vs. Sound Absorption

Sound is both an art and a science. You can get hung up on all the terms and calculations but you can also understand it more simply. One major aspect of sound is that it is like water. It can mold, meld and take the form of its surroundings. Sound, much like water, can be absorbed by some materials and contained by others. This is why we offer both and make the distinction between soundproofing materials and sound absorbing materials.

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World Listening Day

World Listening Day – Improved with Proper Acoustics

On July 18th we celebrate World Listening Day. On this day we think about how proper acoustics can help improve listening in spaces.

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Acoustic Rigid Baffles

Acoustic Rigid Baffles Improve Church Hall

or years, trustees of the Sudbury Memorial Congressional Church searched for an acoustic solution to an echo filled hall. They had a vision for the space to sound great and be lively for events and musical performances. They didn’t know where to turn, until they found DDS Acoustical Specialties who proposed the idea of Acoustic Rigid Baffles.

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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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