Tag Archives: Sound absorption

Florida university center brings acoustic comfort to students’ home-away-from-home

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver-certified Christine E. Lynn University Center creates a warm, welcoming place for students to gather within the 47-ha (115-acre) campus in Boca Raton, Florida. Gensler’s Tampa-based team selected acoustic stone wool panels, metallic suspension system, and ceiling perimeter trim for a complete ceiling solution to meet the project’s aesthetic, performance, and sustainable design goals.

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Specifying ceiling panels with a high NRC

Standards now require high-performance sound absorption overhead in many building types. Understanding the acoustic requirements within the building standards and translating those correctly into a project’s written specification is only the first step. One should also understand other potential impacts on the building design to ensure the facility sounds good overall when completed.

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