The e-book, The Underlying Importance of Underlayments
, focuses on material selection when it comes to the transmission of sound and overall acoustical performance of a space. This curated collection of technical articles and case studies from The Construction Specifier
- how real-world performance of underlayments is often impacted by floorcovering and why care should be taken to select materials with the ability to meet the unique demands of the job to ensure long-term performance;
- important considerations for evaluating flooring options for healthcare centers to reduce noise levels while also maintaining high standards of cleanliness to provide safety and comfort to patients and providers; and
- why it can be beneficial to use ceiling panels with a high noise reduction coefficient (NRC).