About Mark Irwin

Resonics Digital Content Creator. Passionate about music, food and travel.

The Impact of Sound on Retail Spaces and Consumer Behavior

By |2024-05-13T10:55:05+00:00April 18th, 2024|Retail Acoustics|

When we think about the ambiance of retail environments, visuals might first come to mind—lighting, layout, and decor. However, sound plays an equally crucial role in shaping consumer experiences and behaviors. Whether it's the soothing classical music in a luxury boutique or the energetic pop hits in a trendy fashion store, the acoustic environment can influence shopping behaviors, time spent in-store, and overall customer satisfaction. Retail acoustics refers to the control and design of sound in retail spaces. The goal is to create [...]

5 Spaces You Wouldn’t Expect to See Acoustic Panels

By |2024-04-17T14:47:36+00:00April 17th, 2024|Projects, Acoustic Panels|

  At the Beavertown Brewery! When we think about acoustic panels, our minds often go straight to concert halls, recording studios, or bustling office spaces—environments where managing sound is clearly crucial. However, the versatility and utility of acoustic panels stretch far beyond these conventional settings. This article explores the innovative and sometimes surprising uses of acoustic panels in locations where you might not expect to find them, but where they play a vital role in enhancing the acoustic environment. [...]

The Basics of Acoustic Panels for an Auditorium

By |2024-07-05T11:55:38+00:00February 12th, 2024|Acoustic Treatment, Acoustics|

In the world of performance arts and presentations, the importance of premium sound quality in auditoriums cannot be overstated. Achieving crystal-clear acoustics is essential for delivering the original sound as intended by the performers. However, many venues face challenges due to poor room acoustics, leading to sound distortions that can detract from the audience's experience. The Basics of Acoustic Panels for an Auditorium Section Key Takeaways Introduction Premium sound quality is essential in auditoriums for audience engagement and satisfaction. Poor [...]

The 5 Best Acoustic Panels for Music Rooms and Studios

By |2024-02-12T15:02:42+00:00February 7th, 2024|Acoustic Treatment, Acoustics|

Creating an optimal music production space involves more than just the right instruments and recording equipment; the room's acoustics play a pivotal role in the quality of sound produced and recorded. This comprehensive guide to selecting the right acoustic panels for your music room will delve into the importance of acoustic treatment, compare different panel types and materials, and provide practical installation tips, ensuring you make an informed decision to enhance your musical endeavors. The Importance of Acoustic Treatment in Music Rooms [...]

Why Acoustic Insulation is Important in Modern Environments

By |2024-01-03T14:59:16+00:00November 28th, 2023|Acoustics, Sound Proofing|

Why Acoustic Insulation is Important in Modern Environments The ever-growing need for peace and serenity is fostering an uptick in the application of acoustic insulation. At Resonics, we're at the vanguard of this pursuit, offering sophisticated solutions for noise management and sound quality improvement in various environments, from bustling offices to intimate home settings. It's not merely about muffling sound but creating harmonious spaces where life's soundtrack can unfold as intended. Importance of Acoustic Insulation Importance of Acoustic Insulation Implications Enhances Privacy Keeps [...]

13 Ways To Reduce Noise in Your Office

By |2024-04-06T07:16:31+00:00November 8th, 2023|Acoustic Panels, Office Acoustics|

13 Ways To Reduce Noise in Your Office: Ensuring a Productive and Healthy Work Environment The chorus of clacking keyboards, ringing phones, and everyday office chatter can be more than just a nuisance; it can hinder productivity and employee well-being. At Resonics, we specialize in harmonizing these sounds of industry into a symphony of silence.  In the bustling environment of an office, the importance of acoustics is often overlooked. Yet, it plays a significant role in creating a conducive work environment, and it [...]

Celebrating 10 Years of Resonics Acoustic Treatment

By |2023-10-24T13:35:20+00:00October 24th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Celebrating 10 Years of Resonics : Words from Matt Bullen I am proud to say Resonics is 10 years old today, which I think is probably worthy of a rare post. When we started out in 2009, the need for good room acoustics was often an afterthought, especially in the workplace. Despite the BB93 performance standard for acoustic design in schools published in 2004 - workplace acoustic design wasn’t universally considered an important design factor. In those early days, we were uncertain whether [...]

Effective Solutions to Enhance Acoustics in Restaurants

By |2024-07-05T11:55:38+00:00September 13th, 2023|Acoustic Panels, Restaurant Acoustics|

Effective Solutions to Enhance Acoustics in Restaurants Acoustics in restaurants significantly impact the customer experience. Noise issues, prevalent in many restaurants, were the top complaint among diners in a survey, even more than service or crowds. Noise not only affects mood and hearing but also alters taste perception. Research shows that food tastes better in quieter settings. Hence, understanding and managing acoustics is vital for restaurant owners, architects, and diners alike. Customers flock to your restaurant for a memorable experience, and the acoustics [...]

Why You Need Acoustic Panels for Your Home Office

By |2024-07-05T11:55:41+00:00September 6th, 2023|Acoustic Panels, Residential Acoustics|

Why You Need Acoustic Panels for Your Home Office The rise of remote work has brought the home office into the spotlight. While the comfort of working in pajamas is a perk, the challenge of maintaining a quiet and focused workspace is real. That's where acoustic panels come in. These sound-absorbing marvels can transform your home office from a chaotic space into a haven of productivity. Acoustic panels in home offices are vital, especially during video calls, to reduce echoes which can impair [...]

An Ultimate Guide for Acoustic Treatment

By |2024-07-05T11:55:19+00:00May 23rd, 2023|Acoustic Treatment, Acoustic Panels|

An Ultimate Guide for Acoustic Treatment Acoustic treatment is an often misunderstood aspect of audio production and room design. Yet, it plays a crucial role in how sound behaves in a space. This guide will answer all your questions about acoustic treatment, its effectiveness, cost, and much more. What is Acoustic Treatment? Acoustic treatment refers to the process of improving the acoustic properties of a room to achieve optimal sound quality. Unlike soundproofing, which aims to prevent sound from [...]