About Us

About Building Systems Solutions

At Building Systems Solutions, we are passionate about improving other people’s spaces. Our facility sound systems address safety, communication, and privacy concerns for businesses of all types and sizes.

Based in the Twin Cities, we are proud to be a Certified TGB Women-Owned Business through the state of Minnesota and a CERT contractor. Since 2003, our team has built a reputation on the quality of our products, the level of service we provide to our customers, and our knowledge and expertise in the industry.

Our large and growing customer base is made up of clients in a diverse range of industries, such as large corporate offices, call centers, counseling centers, industrial and manufacturing facilities, financial centers, and healthcare facilities. To address sound issues within your space, reduce distraction, and improve productivity, please contact us to get a quote.

Our Team

Chris Thorsen

Chris Thorsen
Vice President of Business Development

Felicia Notvedt

Felicia Notvedt
Finance Manager

Megan Nord

Megan Nord

Our Mission

The mission of Building Systems Solutions is to improve the quality of work life and the safety, privacy, and productivity of our customers’ facilities through the use of the facility sound systems we provide.


  • Integrity – We do what we say we will do, when we say we will do it.
  • Honesty – We are honest with our customers if we are not the right fit to provide a solution for their acoustic concerns.
  • Value – We don’t oversell our customers; we design systems that will accomplish their goals and provide ongoing value to them.
  • Community – We foster long term customer relationships by providing designed solutions that support our customer’s growth and development goals and provide ongoing value and service to them as their needs change.

Soft dB Sound Masking

Building Systems Solutions is the Midwest’s exclusive distributor for Soft dB sound masking systems. Soft dB is the manufacturer of the most advanced sound masking systems in the world. Their intelligent masking systems:

  • Are DSP-based and computer controlled.
  • Automatically conform to the acoustics of a space.
  • Constantly adjust system levels to ambient noise level changes.
  • Have multiple channels to address different acoustic values.

Our Sound Systems Include:

  • Sound Masking Systems
  • Public Address Systems
  • Voice-over IP Networked Paging
  • Mass Notification Systems and Services
  • Plant Communication Systems
  • Industrial Intercom Systems
  • Employee Warning Systems
  • Emergency Evacuation Systems
  • Strobe Warning Systems
  • Automated Messaging Systems
  • Office Paging Systems and Music Systems

For more information about our products and services, please give us a call at 763-502-1515 or fill out the contact form here.

Words From Satisified Customers

We have worked with BSS on several sound masking projects for our clients with successful results. The process begins with a well-designed layout and an accurate budget. That way the client knows exactly what they are getting and can adjust as needed. Their team is responsive and great to work with during the install process. After install BSS schedules a tutorial with the client on how to use their new sound masking system. Because BSS is a leader in product and design the client receives an intuitive system thus another satisfied client.

Heather Weerheim
Greiner Construction