Home theatres or home entertainment rooms are places where you can relax with family and friends to enjoy both visual and audio entertainment. Depending upon your lifestyle, the room layout, budget, and the audio/visual equipment, a variety of different solutions can be designed to meet all levels of room ambiance desired.
Careful consideration in the placement of the acoustic treatment needs to be planned so that the room is not to live with reflection or to dead acoustically. Also without appropriate sound control within the room audio systems can be comprised and not offer optimal clarity in the dialogue, sound effects, and bass impact.
This home entertainment room with a low ceiling has a large area of carpet and acoustic ceiling tiles along both sides of the room. After analyzing the room and the client’s requirements, 2” acoustic panels were designed for both the side and the back walls. Installation consisted of 2” thick rectangular panels interspersed with long triangular panels that consist of two layers of 1” thick acoustic panels covered with an ultra-suede fabric in two colors to provide a clean style.
The doors on the side and back wall had glass inserts and a common-sense solution was used to provide the needed sound control in the back of the area and offer a practical cost-effective solution. Acoustic panels were manufacture to fit inside the glass area.
Depending upon your needs and budget, the acoustic treatment can be designed to complement your desired audio experience and decor theme. These designed acoustic panels will need to be located properly to provide the required sound control for a clear audio experience.