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Solving Classroom Noise Problem

Sound in a large room will echo, creating an acoustically challenging situation.  That problem is amplified when the room has many people talking in it, but little or no acoustical treatment. Hard surfaces such as tile floors, cinderblock walls and drywall ceilings typically reflect almost all of the sound that hits them. A common area [...]

Solving Acoustic Problems in New Office Design

There seems to be two concurrent trends in office design today. Systems panels (cubicle walls) are getting lower or disappearing altogether in favor of the cleaner looking benching systems – groups of desks linked together next to each other and facing each other with no real space dividers between them. At the same time, designers [...]