Gabriels Hearne Farrell can provide the following services:

Architectural Acoustics

Newman College

  • Room acoustic design and modelling for auditoria, multi-purpose performance spaces, concert halls, lecture theatres, and worship spaces.
  • 3D acoustic modelling using EASE 4.4 software.
  • Acoustic isolation / speech privacy (inclusive of flanking noise and structure-borne noise transmission paths).
  • Reverberation Time assessments.
  • Services noise control (mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic services).
  • Rain noise control.
  • Traffic, rail, and air-craft noise intrusion.
  • BCA acoustics for Class 1, 2, 3, and 9c buildings.

Environmental noise assessments

SoundPLAN Modelling

SoundPLAN Modelling

  • Predictive assessment of premises including child care centres, licenced venues, shopping centres, and places of worship.
  • Predictive assessment of mechanical equipment (eg cooling towers, air-cooled condensers, chillers, refrigeration equipment, etc).
  • Noise modelling using SoundPLAN 8.0 software.
  • Traffic noise assessments (in accordance with State Planning Policy 5.4).

On-site/verification testing

  • Testing of walls in accordance with AS/ISO 140 (DnTw performance).
  • Impact noise testing of floors, in accordance with AS/ISO 140-7 & 717-2.
  • Tri-axial vibration measurements.
  • Reverberation Time testing.
  • Attended noise level measurements in accordance with the Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997.
  • Long term (up to two weeks) noise monitoring using noise loggers.