Barry Luz - Architectural Acoustic and Acoustical Design, Audio Video Solutions, Theatre Acoustics, Auditorium acoustics, Mechanical Noise and Vibration Control, On-Site Testing and Analysis, Acoustical Modeling, Expert Witness Testimony
Barry Luz – Senior AV Consultant

Barry Luz is a Senior audio-video Consultant for D. L. Adams Associates, an audio visual design group in Kailua, HI.  He has over twenty-five years of AV design and integration experience.  Barry began his career as a touring musician then transitioned into general AV design and integration.   Barry has designed audio systems all over the world for projects including corporate, broadcast, airport, cruise ships, hospitals, recording studios, national retail chains, libraries, training centers, stadiums, military installations, civic center complexes, convention centers, and movie theaters.

As an accomplished musician Barry has toured with top-name entertainers as a player and audio engineer.  Also, he has held senior system design, technical and sales related positions with several major loudspeaker manufacturers.

Barry possesses the ability to oversee a project from the perspective of a consultant, installer, client, and end-user.  He has a comprehensive understanding of AV systems design in performance audio, high-end audio, communications, conferencing, sound masking and paging systems.

Currently, Barry holds three U. S. patents in electronics and is an Adjunct Faculty Member with InfoComm Academy, and an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Certified Trainer in the subjects of Campus Emergency, Voice EVAC, and Mass Notification Requirements.


Architectural Acoustics for Education ▪ Corporate ▪ Healthcare ▪ Hospitality ▪ Multi-family ▪ High Rise ▪ Performing Arts ▪ Cultural ▪ Government ▪ Civic


Theatre and Concert Hall Programming, Planning and Design ▪ Theatre Equipment Programming and Design ▪ Performance System Design ▪ Theater Performance Equipment Design ▪ Stage Equipment Design ▪ Performance Lighting Design ▪ Performance Rigging Design


Performing Arts Centers ▪ Event space ▪ Conference Centers ▪ Conference Rooms ▪ Hotels ▪ Meeting Spaces ▪ Ballrooms ▪ Assembly halls ▪ Auditoriums ▪ Stadiums ▪ Theaters ▪ Concert Halls ▪ Arenas ▪ Amphitheaters ▪ Hospitals ▪ Medical Facilities ▪ Courtrooms ▪ Jury Rooms ▪ Classrooms ▪ Lecture Halls.

PROJECT EXPERIENCE                                                                                                              

  • Devil’s Slide Twin Mile-Long Tunnels Pacifica, CA
  • Data Center Security Herndon, VA
  • World-Wide Audio over IP Communications Seattle, WA
  • Hawaii Theater Honolulu, HI
  • Florida Veterans Hospital Pensacola, FL
  • JoyArt Music Studios Evanston, IL
  • Solar Electricity Power Plant Houston, TX
  • McCormick Place Convention Center Chicago, IL
  • Bloom Trail High School Performing Arts Center in Chicago Heights, IL


  • Shenandoah Conservatory of Music, Winchester, VA
  • George Mason University Fairfax, VA


  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • InfoComm Academy (AVIXA)


Audio Visual Systems Design

Audio Reinforcement ▪ Visual Messaging ▪ Assistive Listening ▪ Video Projection ▪ Video Conferencing ▪ Whole-Building Control Systems ▪ Distance Learning ▪ Telemedicine Systems

Audio Visual Evaluations and Surveys

Noise and Vibration Surveys ▪ Noise & Vibration Monitoring ▪ Planning and Noise ▪ Noise Impact Assessments ▪ Pre-construction Noise/Vibration Assessments ▪ Sound Testing ▪ Sound Insulation Investigations ▪ Noise at Work Assessments ▪ Smart Noise Control ▪ Construction Management Noise Mitigation Plan


Intercom, and Voice Paging System Design ▪ Public Announcement (PA) Systems ▪ Structured Cabling ▪ Wireless Networks Design ▪ Video Surveillance Systems ▪ Master Clock Systems ▪ CATV Distribution System

DLAA provides Expert Witness Testimony