Course Preview - Acoustic Ceilings in the Modern Office

Acoustic Ceilings in the Modern Office (CTL13-2-OD)

Course Description:

This course guides the user through a detailed examination of the acoustic characteristics necessary to comprehend the more complex performance criteria used in designing private and open offices. It includes a review of the arbitrary ranking of areas of importance in designing private and open offices. This course also explores how the value of such advanced acoustic design can be translated to a conceptual level understandable to architectural clients.

Once you have completed the course and passed the test you will be receiving an email shortly with your certification information.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, you will have learned:

  • Definition of frequency
  • Frequency as it applies to hearing
  • Value of Noise Reduction Coefficient
  • CAC and sound isolation
  • Acoustic needs for private offices
  • Acoustic needs for open offices
  • Articulation Class
  • Privacy index
  • Office acoustics and LEED
  • Academic research on office environments

Credits: AIA 1 AIA (HSW HSW)

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