Healthier Spaces Collection

Ceilings to create a healthier workplace

Let's clear the air! Create safer and more comfortable spaces by improving indoor air quality, keep surfaces clean, and bringing down the noise.

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Exposed Ceiling Acoustic Solutions

Max's Eatery

Max’s Eatery, a small 2,800-square-foot restaurant with a seating capacity of 128, moved to a new location in Lancaster, PA. Find out how we were able to solve noise issues in the retro space and help improve the dining experience.

The challenge

The old-school diner design had a contemporary twist and left customers with ringing ears and lost conversations. The hard surfaces and open ceiling made for a loud and distracting dining experience. In addition, the obstructions in the ceiling meant that traditional drop ceilings or other acoustical treatments weren't going to work.

The solution

To maintain their aesthetic,1,200 square feet of LYRA PB Direct-Apply ceiling panels from Armstrong Ceiling Solutions were installed. When applied directly to a ceiling, the panels have a Noise Reduction Coefficient (NRC) of 0.80, meaning they absorb 80% of the sound that strikes them. The panels were applied directly to the existing ceiling using an approved adhesive and installation took place in less than a day - the restaurant never had to close!

On-site acoustical testing confirmed the improvement. Prior to the panels, reverberation time in the space was 1.3 seconds. Following installation of the panels, it decreased to 0.8 seconds – a significant acoustical reduction of nearly 40%. This reduction in reverberation time resulted in a reduction of overall noise levels.

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There was a whole new ‘feel’ to the space. No longer are the servers or diners overwhelmed by noise. The panels turned out to be a quick, easy, and efficient way to absorb sound without having to make any major changes."

- Max Titter, Shop Owner

"

There was a whole new ‘feel’ to the space. No longer are the servers or diners overwhelmed by noise. The panels turned out to be a quick, easy, and efficient way to absorb sound without having to make any major changes."

- Max Titter, Shop Owner

"

There was a whole new ‘feel’ to the space. No longer are the servers or diners overwhelmed by noise. The panels turned out to be a quick, easy, and efficient way to absorb sound without having to make any major changes."

- Max Titter, Shop Owner

The results

90

Number of 2' x 4' panels installed

40%

Acoustical reduction in the reverberation time

Zero

Days restaurant had to be closed for the job

90

Number of 3' x 4' panels installed

40%

Acoustical reduction in the reverberation time

Zero

Days the restaurant had to be closed for the job

Max's Eatery product highlight

LYRA PB Direct Apply

LYRA PB Direct Apply ceiling panels provide sustainable and acoustical options for a wide variety of applications.

Max's Eatery product highlight

LYRA PB Direct Apply

LYRA PB Direct Apply ceiling panels provide sustainable and acoustical options for a wide variety of applications.

Max's Eatery product highlight

LYRA PB Direct Apply

LYRA PB Direct Apply ceiling panels provide sustainable and acoustical options for a wide variety of applications.

Need help installing? We’ve got you covered

Tell us about your commercial or residential project for a free quote and let us do the rest.

  End-to-end project management

 Backed by Armstrong Ceilings

 Managed around your schedule

 Prep and clean-up included

 Industry-leading installation warranty

 Certified, professional installers

Have questions? We’re here to help

Chat with us

Our customer service can answer any of your ceiling questions.

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We will get back to you within 2 business days.

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