Optimized Acoustics in Buildings

The Optimized Acoustics in Buildings course explains how to achieve optimal acoustics in your building projects. This course will explain the benefits of good acoustics. The course will review the trends in acoustics standards and guidelines. It will explain the myth and truths with acoustics. The course will explain how to absorb sound and to block sound in rooms of varying sizes and open office spaces. In the end, it will explain how to develop a simple design to optimize acoustics.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the overarching trends in acoustic standards, guidelines and rating systems. Dispel the myths that have made acoustics the lowest scoring metric on building occupant surveys.
  2. Develop a simple design approach to optimize acoustics.
  3. Understand the impact that noise in buildings has on our bodies, minds, behavior and performance.
  4. Discover the true strengths and weaknesses of ceilings and walls.

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1 GBCI CE Hour
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
OAA 1 Learning Hour