Acoustic and Aesthetic Suspended Ceiling Solutions Using Stone Wool

Sponsored by ROCKFON
1 AIA LU/HSW; 1 AIBD P-CE; 0.1 IACET CEU*; AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; AANB 1 Hour of Core Learning; AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour; This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.; MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; NLAA 1 Hour of Core Learning; NSAA 1 Hour of Core Learning; NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; OAA 1 Learning Hour; SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the characteristics of mineral wool with regards to fire performance, sound absorption, and resistance to moisture and bacteria.
  2. Describe the composition of mineral wool ceiling tiles
  3. Explain how noise can negatively impact occupants, and how improved ceiling absorption can promote better learning and productivity.
  4. Enumerate the health benefits of mineral wool ceiling tiles in healthcare settings.
  5. Explain how mineral wool ceiling tiles can help ensure occupants safely exit a building in the event of a fire.
  6. Describe how high-reflectance mineral wool ceiling tiles can contribute to daylighting and reduce energy usage.

This course is part of the healthcare Academy

Mineral wool ceiling tiles have several characteristics that contribute to the health, safety, and well-being of building occupants. This course will introduce readers to these benefits, starting with an overview of the origins and characteristics of mineral wool and the composition of mineral wool ceiling tiles. The student will learn how noise can negatively impact building occupants, and how ceilings with improved sound absorption can contribute to interior environments which promote healing, learning, and productivity. This course includes a discussion of the special requirements of healthcare settings, and how mineral wool ceiling tiles contribute n a number of ways to promoting an optimal environment that is both sanitary and quiet. This course will also explain how mineral wool contributes to life safety in the event of a fire, and how ceiling tiles made with this material achieve superior fire ratings. Finally, this student will also learn how mineral wool ceiling tiles can be used to promote daylighting and reduce reliance on artificial lighting. The course will conclude with a number of example which illustrate the range of styles and applications enabled by this versatile product.

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