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Rock Bay Remediation Project – Vibration Monitoring

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The Rock Bay Remediation Project is a joint undertaking between BC Hydro and Transport Canada with the goal of removing coal-tar contaminated soil from the Rock Bay site. Concern was expressed by local building owners and the Victoria Heritage Society that ground-borne vibrations caused by excavation work could result in damage buildings in the area; […]

Royal British Columbia Museum – Mechanical System Upgrades


The Royal British Columbia Museum is currently in the process of upgrading their Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) system. Wakefield Acoustics Ltd. have been involved at each stage of the upgrade and have conducted noise measurements and provided design advice to ensure that interior noise and vibration levels are within acceptable ranges. Wakefield Acoustics Ltd. […]

The Penny Farthing Pub


The Penny Farthing Pub is an “Olde Irish” style Pub located in the heart of Oak Bay Village in Victoria, BC. Wakefield Acoustics Ltd. were asked to examine the potential for noise from a proposed outdoor patio to disturb nearby residents. The state-of-the-art sound propagation modeling software CadnaA was used to create a three-dimensional model […]