Low Voltage and Acoustics Consulting and Design Services

Henderson Engineers offers a full suite of low voltage and acoustics consulting and design services to support a project through design and construction, as well as the full life of the building post occupancy. We have dedicated venue sector staff that can provide engineered solutions, peer review, and owner representation for audio-video (AV), broadcast, telecom, security, and acoustics. From project conception to our capability to sign and seal professional engineered documents, Henderson can see your project through from start to finish.

 

Acoustics
Where people gather, communication matters. Acoustics engineering helps you cut through the noise and build a space where the focus remains on the message.  Our acoustics professionals set realistic sound level criteria, followed by practical sound and vibration control recommendations so you can experience your space the way it was intended.  Our experts have assisted on projects across the nation. Full acoustics services offered by Henderson include:

  • Architectural Acoustics
  • Noise & Vibration Control
  • Sound Isolation
  • Environmental & Community Noise Control
  • LEED and WELL Consulting (Acoustics Credits)
  • Existing Facility Acoustical Assessment
  • Post Construction Verification Testing

 

Audio-Video
Successful audio-video systems balance the capabilities of the system with the experience of the user.  Few things are as frustrating as an audio-video system that is over-complicated and difficult to manage. We combine state-of-the-art technology with a deep understanding of your specific needs to deliver audio-video solutions that make the most sense for your people, budget, and technological capabilities. Services include:

  • Audio-Video Systems Design
  • Television Distribution (IPTV) System Design
  • Public Address / Large Format Sound System Design
  • Large Format Video Display Design
  • Digital Signage System Design
  • Master Planning & Programming
  • Existing System Assessments
  • Systems Commissioning

 

Broadcast
We’ve done it all, from high school studio systems to large—scale production facilities for sports complexes.  We have the experience you need in control rooms, edit suites, prewiring, replay systems, and truck compound layouts that will result in exceptional systems to support efficient, customized broadcasting results. Our broadcast services include:

  • Venue Broadcast Control Room Design
  • Venue Broadcast Prewire
  • Sports Complex Broadcast Design
  • Mobile Production Design
  • Television Studio Design
  • Post-Production (edit suite) Design
  • Broadcast Systems for Internet Users & Audiences
  • Broadcast System Commissioning

 

Security
Security systems should be intuitive, robust, and integrated into the overall philosophy of the building.  Our experts balance state of the art component knowledge with practical considerations to design systems that function as a part of the building itself, not just as an overlay.  And since we’re not affiliated with any vendor or supplier you can rest assured that we are providing you with the unbiased solution to serve your needs in the following areas:

  • System Planning
  • Electronic Security System Engineering
  • System Assessments (installation & operation)
  • System Retrofit & Modernization
  • System Expansion
  • Life Safety Code Compliance Evaluations
  • System Fault Tolerance Evaluations
  • Operational Planning for Building Security
  • Security Systems Commissioning

 

Telecom
Henderson Engineers offers a broad range of technology infrastructure and system consulting, design, and procurement options. We work directly with your IT staff to identify system requirements and provide designs based on vendor-neutral choices. Our staff is experienced in network operations, allowing us to provide expertise that sets us apart from other consultants. Our approach is based on close collaboration with mechanical and electrical designers to determine the power and cooling requirements of technology systems to deliver a holistic design that truly works.

  • Telecom Infrastructure Design
  • Premise Infrastructure Design
  • Outside Plant Design
  • Infrastructure Audits
  • Network Consulting
  • Consulting for Network Electronics, Servers, Storage & Operating Systems
  • Productivity Software
  • Wi-Fi Configuration Planning
  • Technology Master Planning & Audits
  • Consulting for Telephone Systems
  • Distributed Antenna System (DAS) Design
  • Technology Owner’s Representative

 

Meet our Experts
Our independent design staff provides unbiased design recommendations and support to find the best solution for each individual project. Meet our low voltage and acoustics consulting and design experts.

 

Kevin Butler
Venue Sector Practice Manager | Acoustical Consultant

Kevin serves as a practice manager for our venue sector, with a focus on acoustics. He has been engaged in a variety of venues and entertainment facilities, including all of Henderson’s esports projects to date. Kevin is our go-to person for acoustics design and state-of-the-art esports event spaces, which continue to gain in popularity across the world. With a background in live sound, broadcast, and event production, Kevin enjoys the diversity of entertainment projects and being deliberate in how he creates the overall user experience.

 

Dan Keller
Technical Manager | Audio-Video Consultant

Dan designs audio-video systems primarily focused on venue projects and is a technical leader for the discipline across the company. Dan is always searching out new trends and tracking technology developments and adapting our design strategies to new products. No two projects are the same as the industry evolves at such a rapid pace. Dan understands how the audio-video system in a building strengthens the core tenets of the building’s purpose. From enabling communication and collaboration in a conference room to enhancing the experience and engaging patrons in a stadium, audio-video is critical to bringing people together and enjoying the space as intended.

 

Julie LeClair
Technical Manager | Associate

As a technical manager for our venue sector, Julie is a mentor and actively monitors technical quality across the five practices. She uses her technical understanding in all disciplines to help project teams put forth the right information. Her hands-on, easy-going approach to working with others creates an environment for new ideas to be heard and new paths to be taken as each team member grows in their skill and craft. In 2021, Julie’s expertise was recognized by Sports Business Journal when she was named a “Power Player in Sports Facility Technology” by the notable sports industry publication.

 

Adam Rothermich
Technical Manager | Lead Telecom Engineer

Adam’s project experience includes entertainment, education, and venues. One of his largest projects is SoFi Stadium, a multi-purpose stadium where the technology systems allow the flexibility to host a variety of entertainment events beyond sports. Adam is experienced in providing design services for various components of a project including voice, data, video cabling, security systems, technology spaces and pathways, coordination with MEP, bid administration, construction administration, and project management.

 

Nate Wetmore
Physical Security System Designer

Nate designs security systems that deliver complete coverage and long-term serviceability. Given his experience in security integration, he brings vast knowledge of complex systems and stays committed to learning about the latest technologies and upgrades available. Nate recognizes that security, and in particular CCTV, continues to evolve beyond just taking pictures and storing them; it has become a data collection device that can be integrated with other building systems, creating an even more powerful smart building.

 

Henderson’s Expertise in Action
Explore some of our recent projects to see how Henderson has implemented our expertise in low voltage and acoustics consulting and design services into venue projects across the country.

 

 

Our team of design experts has many years of experience within the industry as design consultants, manufacturer representatives, and contractors. With this diverse knowledge, we can provide practical solutions for varying project sizes and types, whether for an individual service or the holistic building system along with the other services available from Henderson Engineers.

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Kevin Butler

Venue Sector Practice Manager | Acoustical Consultant

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Dan Keller

Audio-Video Consultant | Technical Manager

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Julie LeClair

Venue Sector Technical Manager | Associate

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Adam Rothermich

Lead Telecom Engineer | Technical Manager

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Nate Wetmore

Physical Security System Designer

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