Noise and Vibration

Based in Tucson, Arizona, Perception Acoustics offers a full range of onsite noise and vibration consulting services to the state of Arizona. We can perform a noise impact study on your site and recommend mitigation if needed. For new housing or retail development projects, we can assist with code compliance. For interior sound isolation, we can provide specifications for the sound transmission class (STC) of walls, windows, and doors as well as recommendations for construction techniques to achieve the rated acoustical performance from building components. Below are a few of the services we offer.


Concrete Plant


  • Site Noise Surveys
  • Community Noise Assessment
  • Field Sound Transmission Class (FSTC)
  • Field Impact Insulation Class (FIIC)
  • Noise Isolation Class (NIC)
  • Noise Criteria (NC)
  • Sound Source Power


Noise Contours


  • Traffic, Aircraft Noise
  • Site Noise Contours
  • Noise Exposure


Barrier Insertion Loss


  • Barriers and Berms
  • Enclosures
  • Wall, Window, Door STC Specifications
  • Noise Mitigation


Onsite Measurement

Code and Standards Compliance

  • HUD
  • OSHA
  • UBC / IBC
  • FHWA
  • ADOT (Arizona Department of Transportation)
  • State and Local Codes
Heavy Equipment