Optimizing Acoustic Performance of Wood Buildings

Sponsored by ThinkWood

Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine factors affecting acoustic performance, and review building types where optimal acoustics are important for occupant comfort.
  2. Understand acoustical codes and standards and how acoustics are incorporated into green rating systems, including LEED v4 and the California Green Building Standards Code.
  3. Identify how wood building systems can help meet acoustic requirements for optimal indoor environmental quality.
  4. Review two case studies where integrating acoustic design as well as numerous other sustainable features was a high priority.

Credits:

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

 

Think Wood

Think Wood is a leading education provider on the advantages of using softwood lumber in commercial, community and multifamily building applications. We introduce innovators in the field to our community of architects, engineers, designers and developers. For support or resources, contact us at info@ThinkWood.com.

 

Originally published in Architectural Record

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