Located in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood, The Boston Conservatory’s new performance and rehearsal building is celebrating its first anniversary since opening its doors. The specifications required the installation of acoustical equipment in 17 individual practice spaces, two dance studios, multipurpose rooms, and teaching studios
Insulating walls with low-pressure sprayed polyurethane foam (SPF) is a common practice among builders and architects for various reasons—such as increased energy efficiency, structural support, and overall comfort.
Conversations and the cacophony emanating from telephones, alarms, televisions, carts, doors, medical, and mechanical equipment ensure noise is ever-present in U.S. hospitals. Various economic incentives, regulatory measures, and design guidelines have been developed over the past decade to encourage hospitals to address this problem.