Archive Monthly Archives: August 2015

Three Myths about Soundproofing a Room

Myths how to soundproof a room

The Internet is full of myths, rumors and legends about many subjects, including soundproofing. Allow me to present three examples of misconceptions how to soundproof a room. Soundproofing a room should not be based on Internet rumors, but on solid scientific evidence.

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Soundproofing and Fireproofing Synergy.

Fireproofing and Soundproofing Synergy

Surprisingly, there is synergy between two disparate building design disciplines, soundproofing (also called noise proofing) and fireproofing. In most situations, architects and builders can achieve cost and performance benefits if they consider both soundproofing and fireproofing design objectives.

Both design disciplines are separate and have their own unique design details and require different expertise. However, there are recognizable similarities that can be used to effectively meeting the design objectives for both soundproofing and fireproofing. What are the similarities?

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