Achieving Sound Abatement Through High-performance Windows and Doors, AIA CES

seminar length 1.0 Learning Unit HSW
event code 890
target group AIA CES Registered, Builders, Architects
dates offered Upon request
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This seminar provides a fundamental understanding of acoustical performance of windows and doors. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand sound transmissions experienced in today’s living environments;
  2. Discuss regulatory requirements for noise and sound abatement;
  3. List relevant ASTM test standards, describe differences between Sound Transmission Class (STC) and Outdoor Indoor Transmission Class (OITC) and relate how to interpret test reports for windows and doors;
  4. Explain how to determine a required sound abatement level for fenestration products;
  5. Describe fenestration solutions for sound abatement;
  6. Match windows and doors with wall performance for effective sound abatement;
  7. Experience different sound reduction measures in a room, when different sound sources are on the outside of the building.

Who should attend: Architects, builders, design/build firms, project owners