Ceiling Systems for High Performing Schools

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

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the importance of good acoustic design in a learning environment.
  2. Discuss acoustically superior ceiling solutions for various educational spaces.
  3. Identify the benefits of natural daylighting and how ceiling systems contribute.
  4. Define operations and maintenance factors in ceiling system specifications.
  5. Describe sustainability factors in ceiling system specifications.

This course is part of the Health and Well-Being Academy

The informed specification of ceiling systems can contribute to high speech intelligibility, minimal noise, a naturally lit environment, and good air quality. This leads to better behavior and an enhanced learning process. This course demonstrates the importance of ceiling systems to a high-performing school, and therefore to the development of high-performing students, and to the well-being of educators and administrators. To improve the performance of schools and students, look up. It could be as simple as that.

Ceiling Systems

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Diana Hart is the manager of business development and architectural development for Rockfon in North America. She brings over 25 years of experience in acoustical ceilings and is passionate about the impact ceilings can have in education, healthcare and office spaces. She is a strong advocate for occupant well-being, from good acoustics that can dramatically improve healing, productivity and learning, to using safe products with no chemicals and fire safety. Diana travels across the country meeting with architects, designers, facilities and end users discussing the benefits of Rockfon and stone wool ceilings.

ROCKFON Rockfon provides customers with a complete ceiling system offering, combining stone wool ceiling panels with suspension grid systems, metal ceiling solutions, and now wood ceilings. Our products help create beautiful, comfortable spaces. Easy to install and durable, they protect people from noise and the spread of fire while making a constructive contribution toward a sustainable future.

 

Originally published in April 2020

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