Course Preview - Creating Superior Acoustic Environments in Schools

Creating Superior Acoustic Environments in Schools (BSS67-OD)

Course Description:

When classrooms are too noisy, learning is significantly impacted. Attendees will review general methods for creating high-performance classroom acoustics and the applicable code requirements. A 2013 classroom acoustics case study will provide recommendations on remediation techniques. Specific wall design and installation solutions will be presented.

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:

  • Understand the major factors affecting acoustics and speech intelligibility in classroom spaces.
  • Identify relevant code requirements and detail how to specify construction materials and methods for sound control.
  • Identify the benefits of evidence-based acoustical design and distinguish key acoustic performance criteria necessary to create a superior acoustic environment.
  • Examine the results of a 2013 elementary school classroom acoustics case study.

Credits: AIA 1 AIA (HSW HSW)






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