PCA Noise, Air, Vibration, Traffic, Services

Noise Monitoring

Paul Carpenter Associates, Inc. (PCA) provides noise monitoring services backed by decades of experience. PCA is proud to serve its clients and surrounding communities while conducting each monitoring assignment with integrity.

At the core of PCA's renowned noise monitoring services are its field monitoring staff and Noise Control Officers (NCOs) who, after undertaking a comprehensive training program, are highly proficient in the deployment of advanced noise monitoring equipment, including appropriate positioning and spatial awareness, knowledge of applicable noise codes and ordinances, propensity for safety, and communal empathy in order to complete projects with reliable and accurate results.

PCA tackles all monitoring projects easily and expeditiously as it owns and operates numerous handheld and remote Type I sound level meters capable of documenting short- or long-term measurements. PCA is also capable of capturing octave-band data and audio samples, based on the needs of the project. PCA regularly performs noise monitoring for the following types of projects:

  • Aircraft
  • Building Attenuation
  • Community Noise
  • Construction
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Roadway
  • Rail
  • Hydroacoustics
  • Wildlife Protection

PCA also provides support services for highway-related noise monitoring projects which includes traffic volume and vehicle classification counts as well as speed data collection. Further, PCA's exemplary IT staff develops project-specific data management tools for organizing and efficiently processing large data sets.