The Hottest Trends in the Design of School Acoustics

  |  April 17, 2017

Acoustic Design in Classroom

Many of the basic building blocks of exceptional acoustic design in classrooms have not changed since the 1960’s. But recent advances in building science, classroom configuration, and materials are changing the way architects and builders approach sound in the classroom. It used to be thought that you had to use heavy masonry construction to create... Read More

The ABC’s of Acoustic Standards in Classrooms

  |  April 3, 2017

Modern lecture room

Rising awareness of acoustic design in schools has spawned a number of building certification programs that are influencing how America’s schools are being planned and constructed. Private industry began looking at and measuring variables like noise from heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems during the early 2000’s, not long after the American National Standards Institute... Read More