In-Person and Webinar Preview - Creating Superior Acoustic Environments in Schools with Evidence-Based Design

Creating Superior Acoustic Environments in Schools with Evidence-Based Design (BSS67)

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.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the benefits of evidence-based acoustical design and distinguish key acoustic performance criteria necessary to create a superior acoustic environment
  • Understand the major factors affecting acoustics and speech intelligibility in classroom spaces
  • Examine the results of a 2013 elementary school classroom acoustics case study
  • Identify relevant code requirements and detail how to specify construction materials and methods for sound control
Credits: AIA 1 AIA (HSW HSW)

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