Noise Monitoring Services is an acoustical consulting company based in Los Angeles, California. We specialize in all aspects of environmental noise and vibration monitoring, measurement, testing and consulting.

We work for contractors, developers, project owners, environmental consultants, legal firms, architects, manufacturers HOA's/homeowners and others. Our experienced acoustic consultants provide many services including the analysis, monitoring and control of noise and vibration for all types of project. We provide sound measurements, testing and surveys, acoustical consulting, noise studies and assessments and predictive noise modeling. Whatever your noise or vibration-related issue, we can help. Contact us to find out more about our services.

Our Services


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Noise and Vibration Monitoring

We offer a full range of noise and vibration monitoring services, including:
Full-service monitoring with noise and vibration data reporting to your requirements
Equipment rental for long term or short term monitoring projects
Remote monitoring stations with real-time online data access, audio recordings and sound/vibration level alerts via email and text
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Noise Studies

Our experienced acoustic consultants provide noise studies and assessments for a broad range of clients. We have worked on over 300 projects over the last 12 years. Examples include:
Noise studies for residential, commercial and industrial developments
Environmental Impact Report (EIR) noise studies to CEQA and NEPA requirements
Noise and vibration control and monitoring plans for construction projects
Reverberation assessments for offices, restaurants, hotels and many other uses
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Sound and Vibration Testing

We provide onsite sound and vibration testing services, including:
Equipment certification testing to ISO, ANSI, ASTM and other standards
Environmental code compliance testing
Interior space acoustic testing
Workplace noise dosimetry testing
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OSHA Occupational Noise Surveys

We can measure compliance with the OSHA standards for workplaces. Our services include:
Employees noise dosimetry testing
Assessment of employee noise exposures against OSHA's 85 dBA action level and 90 dBA noise limit
Factory noise source measurements and mapping
Providing recommendations for problem noise sources
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Acoustical Consulting Services

Our experienced acoustic consultants are available to provide measurement, testing and consulting services on your project. Our staff includes engineers with Masters degrees and PhD's in acoustics. We can provide:
Sound and vibration consulting for residential projects, commercial and industrial facilities
Mitigation design
Acoustical analysis, calculations and modeling
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Underwater noise services

Underwater Noise Monitoring

We offer underwater noise monitoring services. Our hydroacoustic services can include:
Measurement of underwater noise levels using precision hydrophones
Underwater audio recording
Analysis of data according and assessment against underwater noise limits (including Caltrans and Department of Fish and Wildlfe Standards) for the protection of fish, turtles and marine mammals.
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Building Sound Transmission Testing

Our services include building sound transmission testing for residences, including condos. We offer:
Impact Sound Rating (ISR) testing (FIIC testing) using a tapping machine
Airborne sound testing (Field Sound Transmission (FSTC) / Noise Insulation Class (NIC) testing)
Noise Criterion (NC) testing
Reverberation testing
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Noise Mapping/Modeling

Our team of acoustic engineers is experienced in the field of acoustic modeling and prediction of sound levels. Using our proprietary modeling software, we can:
Provide noise mapping services
Assist in the design of noise mitigation
Predict exterior noise levels based on noise source characteristics, traffic volumes and train movements
Calculate exterior-to-interior noise transmission based on building design
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Our Clients Include:


Services by Industry

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Construction

At NMS we specialize in providing services to the construction industry. We work with contractors, environmental consultants and project owners to supply acoustical services on construction and demolition projects.
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Industrial/Manufacturing

We offer noise monitoring, testing and consulting services for factories and industrial facilities. Our services include OSHA noise surveys, environmental noise control and computer noise modeling.
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Commercial

We provide noise studies and assessments for commercial uses, including noise studies for retail developments, hotels, bars, offices and more.
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Residential

Our services for residential developments include noise studies (EIR studies, MND studies, and exterior/interior analyses to City requirements). We also offer post-construction acoustic testing (FIIC and NIC) to the California Building Code Title 24 standards.
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Oil & Gas

Our consultants are experienced in providing noise studies, modeling and monitoring for drilling, fracking and production. We've worked with oil companies in California, Colorado, Texas and Louisiana.
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Architectural

We work with architects to assist in building design and interior acoustic quality. Our staff includes acoustic consultants with advanced degrees in architectural acoustics.
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Entertainment

We've worked on noise monitoring and control projects for concerts, festivals, outdoor conferences, educational events and even amusement parks. We can provide event noise analysis and mitigation recommendations to meet your needs.
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Environmental

We are experienced in conducting environmental noise studies. We provide technical reports for Environmental Impact Reports and Mitigated Negative Declarations prepared to CEQA and NEPA guidelines. Additional services include noise modeling and mapping.

Find out how we can help with your project. Call us at (323) 546-9902.


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