Inglewood, CA

Project Type

Residential Sound Insulation Program (RSIP)


City of Inglewood

Construction year


Project Cost

$37.9 million (Construction)

City of Inglewood Residential Sound Insulation Program

In 2013 CSDA was contracted with the City of Inglewood to provide architectural and engineering design services for the Residential Sound Insulation Program (RSIP). To date, CSDA has surveyed and designed modifications for 949 individual residences. The RSIP, which was funded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), consists of the following scope of work:

  • Conduct architectural surveys
  • Prepare sound insulation modification plans for each unit to be insulated
  • Complete pre- and post-construction acoustic testing for a portion of the homes
  • Compile hazardous materials surveys and reports
  • Prepare construction cost estimates
  • Prepare bid documents (drawings, details, and specifications)

In addition to the above, CSDA is providing construction administration support, including field observation, punch lists, and contractor coordination.

CSDA was also retained to provide Program Management in support of the City’s facilitation of the overall RSIP and other Program consultants. Our services include assistance with grant reporting, parcel tracking database creation and management, and recommendations to streamline and improve the efficiency of the Program. CSDA provided full-time support to the City, working alongside City staff, to help the City achieve their goal of sound insulating over 1,000 residences per year in 2014 and 2015. CSDA also liaised with LAWA staff during the preparation of related grant reporting documents and other program documents.


Los Angeles Sound Insulation Program – Creating Quieter Neighborhoods.

The City of Inglewood Residential Sound Insulation Program was highlighted in in the August/Sept 2015 Airport Magazine. Read the article Los Angeles Sound Insulation Program – Creating Quieter Neighborhoods.

Inglewood Celebrates Sound Insulation Milestone

On December 8, 2015, representatives from CSDA Design Group,  City of Inglewood and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) toured the 2,000th home to receive sound insulation in 2015. Read the full story in the Los Angeles WAVE.