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[2 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

For roof designs involving acoustics, there is a trade off between the requirements for absorption and reduction. Roof Decks may be perforated in the web to assist absorption, however the following points should be noted: The structural capacity of the deck is reduced, requiring closer support centres. The perforated open area allows sound to escape […]

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[10 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]

In building envelope designs calling for high levels of acoustic performance, there is often a potential trade-off between the conflicting requirements for controlling sound reduction and sound absorption. Sound reduction refers to the control of either internal or external noise in a building. Typical applications include concert venues, where one is trying to avoid excessive […]

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[24 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

As green roofs become an increasingly popular solution, their image as an “alternative” method of construction has not completely disappeared. One might therefore consider that caveats lie in wait and that they do not offer all the common benefits of more established options. In practice, however, nothing could be further from the truth. And nowhere […]