Sound, You and the Modern Build Environment

This course will review sound-related phenomena as it relates to humans and the building industry. It is an introduction on how sound works and why addressing acoustics in buildings is important. It will also review alternative methodologies for designing walls that address sound transmission in buildings.

Learning Objectives

  1. Obtain a greater understanding of why sound is important to humans and the building industry.
  2. Learn the fundamentals of sound, how it works and why you should care.
  3. Discover how the properties of sound react within buildings, its perception to occupants and the resulting consequences.
  4. Gain an understanding of the various ways to treat sound transmission in buildings and employ the right methods for your situation.

Contact Information:

PABCO® Gypsum
Andie Drobnik

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Credits:

1 AIA LU/HSW

 

 

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