Challenges and Solutions in Acoustical Measurements and Design : Paper ICA 2016-765 Optimizing floor-ceiling assemblies in wood-framed multifamily buildings using a two-rating method of evaluating impact isolation

In the United States of America (USA), Building Code regulations for airborne and impact sound insulation in multifamily residences are limited and do not extend to all locations and project types. Providing higher levels of sound isolation is driven largely by financial considerations, perceived marketplace and experience. Buildings with higher levels of… CONTINUE READING