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Sounding Out: Introduction to Insulation Acoustics (INR18-2)

Course Description:

This course reviews the acoustical properties of sound travel and sounds effect on the building interior and its occupants. There will be discussion on one of the most effective ways to attenuate noise from one room to another with the use of specific insulation products. Further discussion will center on sound absorption and noise control. Learners will also discuss the HVAC systems and the ability to insulate sound that travels throughout the building envelope.

Learning Objectives:

  • Establish comprehensive understanding of the science of sound and the benefits of sound control
  • Gain a detailed understanding of how to manage acoustics through common building assemblies as well as how to design an environment for sound control
  • Explain the main properties of sound and how insulation products and systems help manage noise in a variety of applications
  • Identify the causes and two solutions to sound problems originating in HVAC systems
Credits: AIA 1 AIA (HSW HSW) GBCI GBCI

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