Classroom Acoustics


Jun 01, 2017 Leave a comment

Classroom Acoustics According to the Acoustical Society of America, up to 25% of the information can be missed in many classrooms in the United States because of excessive noise and reverberation.  ANSI Standard S12.60 for Classroom Acoustics addresses the issues of both reverberation time and background noise and their effect on speech intelligibility by placing […]

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ARCHITECTURAL ACOUSTICS SPOTLIGHT – ACOUSTICAL WINDOWS


May 10, 2017 Leave a comment

In building design, a great emphasis is placed on preventing sound intrusion through wall assemblies from environmental sources such as traffic, industry, music and other outdoor activities.  Designers and constructors are usually familiar with the specifications and building components for wall, ceiling and floor construction.  An often overlooked and little understood acoustical component of construction […]

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From Noise to Acoustics: Changing the Focus for Industry


Mar 23, 2017 Leave a comment

From Noise to Acoustics: Changing the Focus for Industry  By Dave Cmar No one disputes that the dangers of noise induced hearing loss are still present in industry today.  This is especially true for businesses with older processes and limited resources to make the necessary changes to noisy machines and equipment. Don’t lose hope, there […]

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