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Acoustic Considerations When Designing a Gym

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Gyms generate a lot of noise. We’re talking weights, treadmills, cable machines, shouting, grunting, music and so much more. Without adequate effort to reduce noise – and especially its ability to travel and bounce around – gyms are not such a pleasant place to spend time, that is unless you have your earphones in or […]

What Are The Acoustic Considerations When Designing Gyms In Mixed-Use Developments?

what are the acoustic considerations when designing gyms in mixed-use developments

Mixed use developments often contain a gym and flats or residential houses, or a gym alongside other commercial properties, or both. Whenever there is mixed use, there is a requirement to insulate other buildings or rooms from the gym, so that vibration and noise from the gym does not affect other habitable areas. Acoustic considerations […]

How To Soundproof a Gym Floor?

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Most gym floors consist of three layers: Subfloor Membrane (underlay) Top surface All of these layers work together to create a durable gym floor. With regards to soundproofing, there are three things that are important: 1) The materials used, and 2) The thickness of the membrane and top surface combined. Soundproofing a gym floor Gym […]

How To Reduce Noise And Vibration Within a Gym?

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There’s no getting around the fact that gyms are loud. The sounds of clattering weight stacks, dropped dumbbells and people running on treadmills cuts through stereo music unless it’s cranked right up. This is why most people put their earphones in (or headphones on) to zone out and workout without noisy distractions. As a gym […]