April 23, 2019
In building acoustics, impact noises and airborne noises are measured. This is called noise transmission index (IIC and STC). It’s quite complex!
Is it possible to simplify things to better understand them? YES, by listening to them!
January 22, 2019
According to Merriam-Webster, Acoustics is the science that deals with the production, control, transmission, reception, and effects of sound. That's the theory! In building acoustics, impact noises and airborne noises are measured. This is called noise transmission index (IIC and STC). That's complex!
December 17, 2018
This topic is especially for builders, general contractors and installers. Building high-quality condo buildings and being able to promote superior soundproofing when selling your units allows your luxury projects to stand out from the competition and sel
October 23, 2018
Developers, architects and builders are looking for acoustic products to meet National Building Code guidelines in new construction. Property managers and board of directors in condominiums are looking to solve or prevent problems in existing buildings/re
August 31, 2018
The sounds we hear are generally produced by the vibrations of the air which affect the eardrum and cause it in return to vibrate. What is the difference between noise and sound? Can we hear the difference between FIIC 61 and FIIC 63? Learn more by reading this short article.
May 17, 2018
An adhesive is a material that can join mechanically or chemically two surfaces. Depending on what needs to be assembled, different types of adhesives will be used. Adhesives are classified in different ways depending on their origin or their physical and
April 16, 2018
Noise transmission problems arise mainly from floor/ceiling assemblies (complete structure between floor and ceiling of the above unit) and through the party walls, that is to say between the adjacent units. Noise problems associated with these assemblies
March 15, 2018
Achieving acoustic performance in a building depends on a combination of several factors. The structure of the building and the quality of workmanship during the installation/application of each of the materials are all elements that will influence the ac
December 12, 2017
In terms of acoustics, carpet will always offer superior comfort. It is false to think that a wood floor over an acoustic membrane can provide equivalent acoustic efficiency than carpet. However, carpet is losing in popularity in condos, apartments and ev
November 29, 2017
Before choosing an acoustic floor membrane, either for a new construction or a renovation, it is important to first determine which floor covering will be used. In the case of a condominium, you must first inquire about the acoustic recommendations of you
October 5, 2017
Acoustics is known to be a complex science in which every detail counts. Noise is a major irritant for people living in co-property and is one of the most common cause of complaints, discordance and even litigation. Noises arise from diverse and non-harmo
July 7, 2017
Many principles can influence the building’s acoustic performance. Mass, cavities, treatments, sealing of the partitions walls as well as how different materials are decoupled between each other are key principles.
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