About Us

Consulting.

Acoustic Worx provides a comprehensive consultancy service for all clients with a personalised yet professional touch. We work together with architects, designers and engineers to help produce the best, most suitable acoustic solutions, providing valuable insight and enhancing the overall experience of the design at hand, ensuring that the design is more holistic, synchronising both practical and aesthetic design.

Acoustic Worx has expertise in the following:

  • Architectural acoustics
  • Reverberation control
  • Greenstar reports
  • Evacuation system design
  • Tender documentation
  • System verification
  • Sound reinforcement system design
  • Noise and vibration control
  • Soundproofing
  • Internal room acoustics and speech clarity
  • Product development

Acoustic Products.

Acoustic Worx Manufacturing division produces an extensive range of innovative, well-engineered, diverse acoustic products under the trade name – Smart Acoustic Products.

Smart Acoustic Products Offer:

  • Excellent acoustic performance
  • Well-engineered products
  • Clean elegant lines
  • Limitless size and shape options
  • Fabric covers or prints that can be easily removed and replaced
  • Products customised to meet clients requirements
  • Eco-friendly solutions
  • Easy installation
  • Locally manufactured, making this a more affordable option
  • Five-year guarantee

Materials Testing.

Acoustic Worx provides ISO complaint acoustic materials and product testing.

Product Guarantee.

We proudly offer a five year product warranty.

Responsible Leadership.

Bruce Gessner 
MSc Applied Acoustics (UK)
AMIOA (London)

From a young age Bruce Gessner has had a love for sound and went on to study as much as he could over a period of more than 25 years. His Master’s degree in Applied Acoustics from the UK and his many years of experience means the advice he gives his clients comes from an incredible wealth of knowledge.

Additionally, Bruce brings with him unique expertise and credibility through years of working in the industry, including stints internationally. Early in his career Bruce realised the importance of good acoustics in our everyday lives.

Bruce’s insatiable desire for learning means he is always evolving his skills in the industry and positioning Acoustic Worx as one of the leading acoustic specialist both locally and internationally.

His continual personal development ensures that he is up to date with a comprehensive understanding of the latest trends in technology and design.

It is this energy to be ever-evolving that produces fantastic work every time, and Bruce and his team leads the industry with his innovative approach to the work he does.

Membership.

Institute of Acoustics – London AMIOA #44705

Academic Posts.

Acoustics Lecturer at UKZN
3rd-year Architectural students
Years lectured – 5

Education.

2013  Masters of Science Degree in Applied Acoustics – University of Derby (UK)
2010  Architectural Acoustics & Noise Control Eng. – Liverpool University (UK)
2000  Large Room Acoustics Design and Analysis USA
2000  Loudspeaker Design, Small Room Acoustics USA
1998  Acoustic Test and Measurement seminar USA
1998  Electroacoustic System Setup seminar USA
1998  Electroacoustic System Design seminar USA
1998  Electro Acoustic Simulation for Engineers USA
1997  Acoustic and Electro-Acoustic Measurement Technologies USA
1993  Electro Acoustic Simulation for Engineers USA

Test and Measurement.

We provide a test and measurement service to Industry, the Arts and Commercial clients.

General Tests.

  • SANS 10103:2008 Edition 6. – The measurement and rating of environmental noise with respect to annoyance and to speech communication.
  • ISO 3382-1/2/3. Measurement of room acoustic parameters.
  • ISO 16283-1:2014 Ed1 – Acoustics – Field measurements of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements – Part 1 Airborne sound Insulation.

Specialist Testing.

  • ISO 10534-2:1998 – Acoustics – Determination of sound absorption coefficient and impedance in impedance tubes – Part 2: Transfer function method.
  • ISO 354:2003 – Acoustics – Measurement of sound absorption in a reverberation room.
  • ISO 3744:2010 – Acoustics – Determination of sound power levels and sound energy levels of noise sources using sound pressure – Engineering methods for an essentially free felid over a reflecting plane.

What Our Clients Are Saying..