Install sound masking systems in the plenum space above the ceiling to increase the ambient background sound level. Research shows sound masking systems have resulted productivity gains of nearly 40 percent, stress reduction of up to 27 percent, and job satisfaction increases of more than 125 percent. More advice on sound masking from Earl Vickers can be found here.
Challenge to Integrators: Find Your Telemachus
You might not know that in Homer's Odyssey, Mentor is Telemachus' teacher. But if you know a lot about the AV integration industry, you should mentor somebody.