Modular Workspaces: Noise Reduction in the Warehouse Environment

At Starrco, we want your modular office systems, modular workspaces, and warehouse environments to be as quiet as possible. Our pre-engineered modular solutions and noise reduction materials are effective in handling all levels of noise, ensuring that your workday is free of distractions and potential accidents that may occur due to noise.

What to Know About Modular Wall Noise Reduction

You want to use modular walls to create offices, cleanrooms, preassembled booths, grow rooms, and tall walls, but how much sound do these walls dampen or block? With modular walls, you can achieve excellent noise reduction. These walls help reduce normal levels of noise outside, creating a quiet space.

Another use for modular walls is noise reduction enclosures. When it comes to a modular wall, your goal might be to reduce sounds. If you want a separate space indoors or outdoors, a modular office can lower the noise, allowing you to get work done.

There are other applications possible with modular walls as well. Tall walls are used to lower traffic noise and other unwanted sounds. Modular walls are also a warehouse noise reduction solution. If you need to create a meeting room or quiet space in a warehouse, modular walls are an ideal option.

To find out more about how to keep noise contained with modular walls, contact Starrco for a free quote and talk to our team about your next project.

Considerations for Warehouse Noise Reduction

When designing for the right modular office system or modular workspace, there are some things to consider in reducing noise levels:

  • The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires that a work place environment — such as a manufacturing facility or warehouse — maintain noise levels at 90 decibels.
  • When planning the layout of your workspace, consider placing doors and windows away from sources of the noise. This will help limit the distribution of the noise throughout your work area.
  • As you make upgrades in your modular offices, note that all acoustics need to be standardized and upgraded in concert with the doors, windows and ceilings. By doing so, these noise reduction materials will help increase efficiency controlling sound.
  • Keep in mind that sounds are different. If you’re trying to drown out the noise of heavy machinery in a warehouse, you may need a different solution compared to reducing the sound of voices in an office next door.

After going through this checklist of ways to reduce noise levels in your modular office or warehouse environment, there’s a question that often pops up: how loud is too loud when it comes to the standards set by OSHA? Here’s a quick guide that explains the amount of exposure during work hours versus decibel levels.

Allowable Hours of Work Decibel Level
8 90
6 92
4 95
3 97
2 100
1.5 102
1 105
0.5 110
0.25 115

Why Starrco?

At Starrco, we know you want real solutions that work and don’t cut into business operations or create downtime. That’s why we created the 5 Starr Blueprint. Our solutions include pre-engineered systems, cleanrooms, floor to ceiling interior walls, Starrguard safety guard rail systems, pre-assembled portable buildings, and more.

When you partner with Starrco, you can enjoy the following benefits:

  • Fast response times and a quick, accurate quote
  • Versatile solutions that meet your needs
  • Superior manufacturing technology that results in rugged, reliable construction
  • Dependable, professional, and courteous customer service
  • Fast installation with Starrco projects completed in 25% the time of traditional construction projects

Request a Quote Today

We want your modular workspaces and portable offices to meet and exceed not only government regulations, but your needs, too. Starrco can help! Contact us to request a quote and learn more about our noise reduction materials and how we can get you started.

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