The University of Albany water tower project, located within the Podium of the Uptown campus is a central architectural element to the University Campus. The 248 foot tall tower includes a 311,000 gallon water tank which supplies water volume and pressure for the standpipe systems for the a 24 story residence and other buildings on campus.
Sound Seal’s BBC-13X-2” offers the benefits of both a noise barrier and a sound absorber for outdoor applications. This product consists of a two-inch thick vinyl-coated-fiberglass-cloth faced quilted fiberglass that is bonded to a one-pound per sq. ft. reinforced loaded vinyl noise barrier. “X” style Sound Curtain panels are constructed with grommets across the top and bottom, and exterior grade Velcro seals along the vertical edges. The product is also available in roll form with edges bound or unbound
The barrier-backed configuration offers the benefits of both sound absorption and noise barrier products in one for outdoor applications. A non-reinforced 1-lb psf loaded vinyl barrier is bonded to a 2” thick exterior grade vinyl-coated-polyester faced quilted fiberglass absorber. Curtain panels are constructed with grommets across the top and bottom, and exterior grade Velcro seals along the vertical edges. The product is also available in roll form with edges bound or unbound.
Engineer inspecting Sound Blankets
Engineers hanging Sound Blankets in the lower area of the Fountain area. These Sound Blankets were placed around the perimeter of the lower water Tower Construction area so University Classes can still be held..
Construction progressing with Sound Blankets
on the perimeter wall