Graeme Garvin completed a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at the University of British Columbia in 2011 and has been working as an acoustical consultant with BKL since 2012. Graeme has been involved in on-site noise investigations, environmental noise modelling, architectural and mechanical design, and noise impact assessments for residential developments, fitness gyms, firing ranges, schools, pubs, hospitals, office buildings, construction sites, religious buildings, electrical substations, ports, industrial facilities, stadiums, and medical laboratories.
In addition, Graeme has experience working on environmental assessments of road, rail, and aircraft noise, conducting field measurements and data analysis, and predicting environmental noise using 3-D computer modelling software.
He has expertise in large-scale HVAC system noise calculations and design, and has evaluated the design of exterior and interior wall constructions.
Graeme is proficient with a wide range of acoustic and vibration measurement equipment including Brüel & Kjær and Soundbook analyzers. He has recent experience with outdoor noise propagation software Cadna/A and is also proficient using other interior ingress and HVAC software such as SONArchitect, IBANA, Insul, and Pottorff AIM.
Graeme is a member of Engineers and Geoscientists BC, and he is currently working towards his designation as a professional engineer.