Magazine article Journal of Property Management

Stay Quiet!: Five Tips to Keep Acoustics in Check

Magazine article Journal of Property Management

Stay Quiet!: Five Tips to Keep Acoustics in Check

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BUILDINGS, 07/02/15

Acoustics experts offer five tips to keep commercial building interiors quiet. Experts say building owners and managers should do their best to keep ceiling tiles in place, because removing them can reduce sound-dampening capabilities. Those landlords who are looking for a greener option to keep sound in check should consider tiles made from recycled or recyclable materials. It is also important to plan ahead during layout changes in order to ensure acoustical trouble spots are not incorporated and to find strategies to minimize any issues that could arise. Auralization tools are available that can help property managers predict acoustical trouble spots and settle on the right strategies to mitigate the issue.

Experts say that office canopies or baffles can be a great solution in the workplace when trying to control reverberations and sound reflections. …

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