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LA LIVE, One of Los Angeles’s newest, most publicized, and award winning projects, now the heart of the LA sports and entertainment district integrates the RSIC Family of products to secure the high noise control levels that only the RSIC products can deliver. The LA Live project has created a 24-hour destination while sparking further private development in a formerly underdeveloped area of the city. The $2.5 billion project, which also includes two hotels and 224 luxury residences, implements sustainability, mass transit, and a vibrant streetscape while helping to bring over 2,000 live sports, concerts, major awards telecasts, family shows and corporate events to the 35-acre campus anchored by venues such as STAPLES Center, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE and the GRAMMY Museum.

Use of RSIC® products in building projects delivers the lowest installed cost of any high performance noise control solution. RSIC® isolation clips reduce total costs and materials used when integrated with alternative building methods, as well as exceed ratings for fire and sound. The new RSIC® Recycled Content products contribute to obtaining a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating for a green building as created by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Holiday Inn Spectrum

The Holiday Inn – Spectrum project incorporated the RSIC Family of products in one of the newest Holiday Inn projects in Lake Forest California, just south of the I-5, I-405 interchange. This new hotel backs up to I-5 where it is 16 lanes wide. The developer fully understood the challenge when selecting the location. Creating a new hotel in such close proximity to an enormous noise source.

Using the RSIC Family of products the owner has experienced exceptionally low number of noise complaints. The Hospitality Industry knows location is one key to getting a client to stay the first time. Excellent service combined with superior noise control brings the clients back. Today noise complaints reported on line are one of the biggest deliniators between success and failure in the hotel business. So the owner took personal interest the design and installation of the noise control measures. The results are outstandingly quiet guest rooms and extra-ordinary level of repeat business….

“The RSIC® Recycled Content products support the company’s philosophy of being socially responsible,” says Elzo Gernhart, Vice President of PAC International, Inc. “Resilient Sound Isolation Clips are manufactured to be sustainable and environmentally friendly.”

Use of RSIC® products in building projects delivers the lowest installed cost of any high performance noise control solution. RSIC® isolation clips reduce total costs and materials used when integrated with alternative building methods, as well as exceed ratings for fire and sound. The new RSIC® Recycled Content products contribute to obtaining a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating for a green building as created by the U.S. Green Building Council.


The RSIC installation guide calls for a 1/4″ gap between the ceiling gypsum board and the perimeter of the

The Villa Veneto Condominium project offers well built housing units with excellent acoustical isolation. We were brought in early and designed the unit separation details for the walls and floor ceilings. The floors featured hardwood as well as ceramic tile surfaces. Bedrooms were carpeted for comfort and extra isolation from footfall noise. Stepped blocking was utilized to reduce low frequency sound transmission due to walking traffic.

We worked closely with the owner, Alle Ghadban, to develop construction methods that met the acoustical, budget, and construction constraints. Attention to detail was of particular importance to the owner and design team. We utilized custom noise control techniques for the HVAC equipment, garage exhaust blowers, and garage security gates. The project was located on a busy street, and this source was addressed with heavy, double glazed windows.

Both the owner and occupants have expressed their satisfaction. “Wow, the compliments,” was the owner’s comment. “The tenants are beside themselves with the quiet of the building.”


The Villas are a limited number of handsome, high-quality condominiums and European style villas build in the Midland HIlls Country Club in Roseville. Considering the proximity and membership privileges of the course, The Villas may be a golfer’s paradise but they’re also conveniently close to “real life” – thinks like work, shopping and entertainment.


Highland Pointe is part of a redevelopment of a twelve-acre existing residential area bound by West 7th Street on the northwest, Munster Avenue on the north, Davern Street on the east and Norfolk Avenue on the south. Prior to its inception, the area consisted of 35 single family homes built in the 1950’s and 1960’s as well as a restaurant / entertainment complex. Sadly, the area had fallen into disrepair and was in need of a facelift.

Approximately five years ago, the City of St. Paul designated the entire surrounding area as the “Shepard Davern Redevelopment District”. This specific twelve-acre project area was the first portion of the Shepard-Davern Redevelopment District to come on line and be offered for redevelopment.

In the past five years, the project has seen a multitude of iterations. Beginning with a development that was all office with retail/restaurant it changed to partial office with a theater, a hotel and restaurant/retail, then to a primarily housing project with senior assisted living and apartments, a hotel and restaurant/retail, to the current final plan. The current plan, developed by Stonebridge and Chase Homes, which began construction in fall of 2003, is now 100% housing in four separate housing buildings. It consists of approximately 350 units of general occupancy rental apartments and 150 units of “for-sale” condominiums.

This development has received enormous support from the City leaders including Mayor Kelly as part of his “Housing 5000” program, Councilman Pat Harris who has been a strong supporter of new housing for this area, and the local community leadership of the Highland Park District Council. The goal of the Housing 5000 program is to create 5000 new housing units within the City of St. Paul over four years. With the start of Highland Pointe and the rest of the Gateway Village Project, the city has reached the halfway point of their housing goal.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on December 17, 2003, and featured speakers that included Mayor Kelly, St. Paul Councilman Harris, Ramsey County Commissioner Ortega, the head of St. Paul Planning and Economic Development, Martha Fuller, and other local civic leaders.

The housing buildings are all four-level structures with a fifth lower level of underground parking. There is a wide variety of unique unit plans available in each of the buildings, some with direct outside access to the adjacent streets, some to covered plazas, others that offer two-level living in both the rental and the condominiums. All units are appointed with the latest industry standard treatments for finishes, appliances, features, etc. and state of the art internet access and security technology for the occupants.

Surface parking is minimized due to the large areas of underground parking. Curbside parking is provided and encouraged on all streets to promote the “urban village” feel which has been a key factor and a requirement of this development. The exteriors of the buildings will be designed in the flavor of the classic St. Paul architecture, using brick and masonry products that are consistent with the bluffs and bridge treatments that are seen upon entering St. Paul from the west. Other traditional siding treatments are provided to accent the brick along with significant glass areas giving the residents the benefit of maximum daylight within their living spaces.


Tidewater Cove Condominiums are designed to give you the greatest comfort and satisfaction. The large rooms, specifically created to give both private and “family” spaces make for gracious, easy living and entertaining.

The RSIC® clips were used to isolate the outdoor indoor transmission class (OITC) from an adjacent train track and airport.
The RSIC-1® was direct attached to “I” joist and parallel cord truss at the roof/ceiling assemblies as well as floor/ceiling assemblies. The RSIC-1® was also attached to the inside of the exterior wall systems to isolate the OITC noise.


San Jose, CA
Size: 220,000 SF
Cost: $37,000,000Design Solutions:

Latest installment in San Jose Redevelopment Agency’s rebirth of downtown area
Embodies rich and diverse historical styles
Five-story, 87 unit luxury condominiums & one live/work unit complex

The RSIC-1® was directly attached to cold rolled “C” steel joist. Most of all these luxury Condominiums contain natural stone floor finishes. The RSIC-1® was designed into the project to enhance the Impact Isolation Class (IIC) noise isolation from foot fall noise.


Mira Villa offers you a totally unique experience in Las Vegas..

This collection of elegant mid-rise luxury condominiums provide the prestige and amenities of a resort-style community. In close proximity to the Angel Park and TPC Canyons Golf Courses and the JW Marriott Hotel & Resort, these homes bring a new and exciting style of living to the Summerlin Area.

Many residences feature spectacular views of the Las Vegas Valley, nearby mountains and adjacent golf courses. Amenities include a private clubhouse, fitness center featuring state-of-the-art exercise equipment, swimming pool, spas, cabanas and outdoor BBQ areas.

Whether gathering with family or friends for an afternoon barbecue, enjoying the swimming pool or fitness club, entertaining in the comfort of your own home, or playing an early round of golf with your neighbors, Mira Villa offers a better quality of life.

The RSIC-1® has been designed into this luxury condominium to ensure undisturbed pleasures to the owners/buyers of these luxurious units. The RSIC-1® was incorporated into the floor/ceiling assembly to ensure the highest Impact Isolation Class (IIC) available.


Creating condominium villas to live up to one of the most remarkable resort oceanfront environments imaginable was the ultimate assignment. The team of dedicated designers, architects and landscape artists has sculpted extraordinary 3-bedroom condominium villas using a palette of elements native to Kolea. Sea. Sky. Lava. Air. Earth. Aloha Spirit. Take a closer look. Condominium Villa Highlights:

Air conditioning throughout, and ceiling fans in the entertainment and master bedroom areas
Single car garage with storage
Private elevator entrance to second and third floor homes (two homes serviced by each elevator)
Kitchens furnished with Kitchen-Aid Architect Series stainless steel appliances
Laundry and utility room furnished with storage cabinetry, washer, dryer and utility sink
All master bedrooms have a walk-in closet

Custom Options Include:

Built-in wine cooler in each kitchen
Sound/multi media system
Built-in cabinetry: entertainment center; china cabinet; dining buffet
Tropical textured ceiling fabric
Ground floor homes have the option of natural stone flooring throughout

The RSIC-1® was designed into this high quality condominium project from the beginning to the project construction. The priority was on delivery, the finest native elements and aloha experience to the owners/buyers. The RSIC-1® was incorporated into the Kolea project to provide extreme isolation and privacy to the buyers of the Hawaiian life style. Peace, Quiet, Tranquility, Sea. the aloha spirit.
FIIC 56-59 with natural stone.


Broadway Housing: Portland, OR
This 212,095-square-foot, 10 story, mixed-use development adjacent to the Portland State University campus is the largest student-housing project to be built in Portland in the past decade. The concrete Post-tensioned structure will provide 384 studio apartment units on eight floors, 15,230 square feet of retail space at street level and 17,910 square feet of classroom space at the second level. The building also serves the University’s goals for sustainability. The building is designed to meet LEED’s Silver standard, with such sustainable features as an 18,000-square-foot eco-roof, the largest in the city, high-efficiency fixtures and sustainable harvested materials.

RSIC-1® was used to control Impact Isolation Class (IIC) noise from floor to floor on 8″ post tension slab concrete floors. The RSIC-1®® clips reduced the cost of this project by eliminating the need for floor finishes, allowing the owners to use stained concrete as the finish. The RSIC-1® isolated the foot fall noise at the ceiling below the concrete slab. The RSIC-1® clip also eliminated the high labor expense of installing a dropped ceiling below the slab.


Branson, MO
You’ve seen their pictures on CDs and music videos, you know their songs by heart, but nothing beats the human contact of a live show! World class entertainment alone would be reason enough to bring your family vacation to Branson, Missouri… There’s something for everyone, on-site and at your doorstep. Step into the fresh Ozark air and let the focus be on fun and a host of amenities sure to bring the brightest of family smiles!

Hotel Information

•4 Floors, 658 Rooms

Restaurants & Lounges

•Cascades Cabana Poolside Bar (open April-October) (nearby)
 Attractions & Landmarks•Andy Williams Theatre (1.0 mi)•Bobby Vinton (1.0 mi)•Grand Palace (1.0 mi)•Jim Stafford Theatre (1.5 mi)•Lawrence Welk (2.5 mi)•Mel Tillis Theatre (4.0 mi)•Mickey Gilley Theatre (1.5 mi)•Osmond Family Theatre (1.0 mi)•Shoji Tabuchi Theatre (3.0 mi)•Silver Dollar City Theme Park (5.0 mi)•Tanger & Factory Merchant Outlet Malls (1.5 mi)

This mid-market time share complex was looking for improved noise control from room to room. The wall design originally proposed and used, under performed the standards set forth by 15 STC pts. The rebuilding of the walls using the RSIC-1® products met and exceeded the owner’s requirements for noise transmission from room to room.