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Acoustech Consulting

About Us

Welcome to Acoustech Consulting, a South African-based consulting company that specializes in architectural acoustics and environmental noise prediction and control.

Acoustech Consulting is built on a foundation of passion for what we do and solid experience across various sectors. Acoustech Consulting strives to develop practical, budget-conscious solutions and strategies best suited to our client’s needs, whether regulatory, standards-driven (SANS or international), or custom requirements.

We have offices in Johannesburg and Durban with a national reach and a representative in Mauritius and have completed projects in Africa and the Indian Ocean islands.

JEAN KNOPPERSEN Pr. Eng

Director & Principal Consultant, Pr. Eng, GDE, MSAIEE
Jean brings 35 years of invaluable experience to Acoustech Consulting as Principal Consultant and Director in the Johannesburg office.

OLIVER KNOPPERSEN

Director & Consultant, AMIOA
Having completed his acoustics studies through the Institute of Acoustics in the UK, Oliver brings vital acoustic theory application and practical acoustics experience as Director in the Johannesburg office.

WARREN MEYER

Consultant, BSc Eng (Mech), MSAIMechE
With a mechanical engineering degree and musical background, Warren offers a wide range of acoustics experience ranging from mechanical system noise mitigation and architectural internal acoustics to environmental noise studies. He currently heads the Durban branch.

DUDUZILE SKHOSANA

Assistant Consultant BA.ENV.SC.
Residing in the Johannesburg office as assistant consultant, Duduzile brings her knowledge and expertise to the environmental noise discipline, backed by a BA Degree in Geography and Environmental Science.

Experience

Over 35 years consulting experience

Portfolio

A diverse project portfolio spanning multiple sectors

Reach

Branches in Gauteng, KZN and representative in Mauritius

Qualified

Nationally and internationally qualified consultants

ARCHITECTURAL ACOUSTICS

Equipped with an inventory of fully compliant, SANAS calibrated equipment and industry standard room modelling software, our growing portfolio and experience in building projects allows us to take on any size project.

ENVIRONMENTAL NOISE

Our field experience and knowledge of local and national regulations, combined with a solid inventory of Class 1 SANAS calibrated equipment and industry leading noise prediction software allows us to tackle any environmental noise project.

How we Work

Acoustech Consulting is an independent consulting firm that stays updated with new technologies, products, and systems. We work closely with architects, engineers, building owners, developers, and facilities directors to provide the best solutions for the specific projects acoustic requirements.

We try to get involved in projects as early as possible. Our reviews and proposed solutions often involve important input for consideration by the structural, mechanical, and electrical consultants, quantity surveyors, and architects for built environment projects. If our involvement starts after the project is completed, we can provide detailed analysis and diagnostics to recommend the best remedial solutions.
To Find out more please contact us - we would be happy to discuss your query.

Depending on the project requirements and budget, our involvement may include any of the following;

Full Project Appointment

Appointment as acoustic engineering consultant for project from concept to completion

Engineering Review

Analysis of existing building elements and systems acoustic performance including construction techniques, partitions, façades, HVAC systems & generator plants

Analysis, Diagnostics & Assessments

Detailed analysis (octave and third octave band), diagnostics and assessments to local & international acoustic building standards criteria

Design & Specification

Acoustic engineering design, specification and mitigation design based on review calculations and computer aided engineering. (Architectural & Environmental)

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