Event Details
Date: 09.12.2018
Time: 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Pivot Interiors- 3355 Scott Blvd. #110 Santa Clara, CA 95054

2018-09-12 7:30:00 2018-09-12 10:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Deep Dive Breakfast: Acoustic Controls in the Office Environment Pivot Interiors- 3355 Scott Blvd. #110 Santa Clara, CA 95054 IFMASV info@ifmasv.org
Event Type:
FM Roundtable luncheon
Event Title:
Deep Dive Breakfast: Acoustic Controls in the Office Environment
Event Sponsor:
McNevin Cleaning

Deep Dive Breakfast: Acoustic Controls in the Office Environment

Why is noise a problem?

Biologic effects of exposure

What can facility managers do about it?

  • Engineering Controls

  • Administrative Controls

  • New construction/Existing Spaces

Get informed on the evolution of noise controls in the office and what technologies are available now and in the near future.


Ethan C. Salter, PE, LEED® AP, Vice President, Charles M. Salter Associates, Inc.

Consultant specializing in architectural acoustics, environmental noise impacts, and mechanical equipment noise and vibration control.
Project experience includes multi- and single-family residential, mixed-use, educational, commercial, worship, and governmental facilities around the country, with a specialty in sustainable design.
• Co-author of “Architectural Acoustics: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition”, published by Wiley (2009). Contributed the chapter on acoustical design of sustainable projects.


Cristina Miyar, Principal, Acousthetics LLC

Provides technical sales representation for a select group of high-quality acoustical product manufacturers. Our services include engineering applications assistance and engineered shop drawings for design-build assemblies. Cristina has managed many acoustic projects and will share her experiences and provide some insight to what’s coming next.


Pete Sullivan, Partner, Quality Contract Group

A premiere Manufacturing Representative Group serving Northern California and Northern Nevada. Pete presents a CEU course on noise control to architects and designers and is a provider for Pivot Interiors. He will share his perspective on noise control and offer some examples of solutions.


Amy DuFrane, Vice President of Workplace Strategies, Acoustical Solutions

Acoustical Solutions-CA is a professional manufacturer representative that proudly represents Acoufelt. LLC, Lencore Acoustics, and Techlite Acoustics. We provide customized acoustical solutions to corporate facilities, health providers, call centers, hospitality facilities, and financial institutions. Committed to the field of acoustics, we assist our clients in determining the correct acoustical decisions with the most innovative products that specifically fit their acoustical needs.



7:30-7:45 – Registration-Breakfast

7:45 - 8:05 – History and Science – E. Salter, PE, LEED AP

8:05-8:25 – Acoustic control project management and technology experience, C. Miyar

8:25-8:45 – Panel solutions – Where they work best, P. Sullivan

8:45-9:05 – Felt solutions – How it can be a custom solution, A. DuFrane

9:05-9:30 - Facility tour of controls elements.

*Agenda subject to change based on additional speaker availability



Pivot Interiors

3355 Scott Blvd. #110

Santa Clara, CA 95054




Online Registration for this event has closed.  If you would like to join the deep dive, please join us at Pivot Interiors and register at the door.