Hoover & Keith Inc

Acoustical Engineering Consulting Services

About Us

Hoover & Keith Inc. is an independent consulting firm. Our main office is located in Houston, TX.

H&K offers a full range of services for projects having requirements for: 

  • Industrial Noise and Vibration Control 
  • Natural Gas Compression and Pipeline Equipment Assessment and Noise Control 
  • Environmental Noise Assessment 


Established in 1978, Hoover & Keith Inc. has provided consulting services in acoustics and systems design to architects, engineers, managers and building owners for a range of architectural, environmental, and industrial projects.

Our past industrial noise control projects have been performed for petro-chemical plants, power stations, LNG facilities, natural gas compressor stations, meter and regulator stations, pipelines, horizontal directional drillings (HDD), ports and loading facilities, offshore drilling platforms and ships, and manufacturing plants.

Scope of Services

Hoover & Keith Inc. provides consulting services suited to the particular needs of the client.

The consultants at H&K Inc. assist the client in developing a total solution that integrates acoustics, and system design with other architectural and engineering considerations.

Our projects have included work on the initial design of facilities as well as modifications.

Services include establishment of appropriate sound and vibration criteria, analysis of project needs, preparation of initial recommendations, detailed documentation (plans and specifications), on-site acoustical measurement and analysis, bid review, construction observation and reporting, and final system testing and adjustment.

Because H&K Inc. maintains a comprehensive range of precision test equipment, sound and vibration measurements may also be conducted when appropriate. 

Industrial Noise Projects

  • Pre- and Post-Construction Ambient Site Sound Surveys & Assessments    
  • Petro-Chemical Noise Surveys & Assessments     
  • LNG Noise Surveys & Assessments 
  • Power Plant Noise Surveys & Assessments 
  • Manufacturing Plant Noise Control & Assessments 
  • Compressor Station Noise Surveys & Assessments 
  • Meter Stations Noise Surveys & Assessments 
  • HDD/DP/Boring Noise Surveys & Assessments 

Environmental Noise Assessment Projects

  • Ambient Site Sound Surveys & Assessments    
  • Community Noise Complaint Surveys & Assessments     
  • Noise Associated with Industrial Sites      
  • Noise Impact Analyses    
  • FERC Noise Analysis 

Contact Us

Hoover & Keith Inc.

11381 Meadowglen Ln Ste i
Houston, TX
77082, USA

Phone: 281-496-9876

Email: frontdesk@hoover-keith.com

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00 am to 4:00 pm CST