January Phillips eNews
How Walls Affect Sound – From AWCI Construction Dimensions / January 2016
Q: I’m working on a project where the architect has required sound performance for the partitions. However, the structural design requires thicker steel studs at a tighter spacing than specified, and from what I can determine, the basis for the specified assembly. How will that affect the required sound performance?
A: The quick answer is that doing both will have a negative effect on the acoustical performance of a wall assemblyâ€¦ (read on)
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