Mechanical system noise levels to determine dBA, NC, RC, RC Mark II ratings,  and equipment sound power
  • Commissioning and verifying performance
  • LEED prerequisites and credit verification
Reverberation Time (T60)


Vibration levels in buildings or groundborne vibration
  • Long-term construction vibration monitoring per City of Denver specifications
  • Site surveys for MRI imaging suites or other sensitive equipment
Occupational Noise Monitoring & OSHA hearing conservation assessments


Long-term and short-term environmental noise monitoring
  • State and local code compliance
  • FERC, COGCC, FHWA noise assessments
STC testing (Sound Transmission Class) and IIC testing (Impact Insulation Class)

Wave Engineering offers a full range of airborne sound and impact sound isolation testing services. STC, IIC, DTC and NIC tests can be performed in apartments, condominiums, office buildings, and in many other building types.  Each test typically take 1 to 2 hours to perform.

  • ASTM E1007 – Field Measurement of Tapping Machine Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies and Associated Support Structures
  • ASTM E336 – Measurement of Airborne Sound Attenuation between Rooms in Buildings Speech Privacy and Intelligibility testing
  • ASTM E2964 – Measurement of the Normalized Insertion Loss of Doors
Speech Privacy and Intelligibility testing
  • ASTM E1130 – Objective Measurement of Speech Privacy in Open Plan Spaces Using Articulation Index
  • ASTM E1110 – Standard Classification for Determination of Articulation Class

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