‘Window wall’ has become a common term in the construction industry, typically referring to a large section of glazing installed between floors, or sometimes in vertical stacks, often covering large portions of the building façade.
Safety has always played a key role in the design of schools, but the necessity is more heightened than ever today. High-profile issues like school shootings add to long-held safety concerns, the most notable being fire.
The building envelope’s fundamental purpose is to offer protection from the elements, providing comfort and safety to occupants within. However, in the quest for improved performance and innovation, additional roles and requirements have arisen.
By comparing exterior noise levels with interior requirements, and considering background noise levels, a project’s required level of window or curtain wall acoustic performance can be inferred either in specific frequency bands or by using one of the single-number rating systems described in this article.
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