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  • What Is An Acoustic Floating Floor?
    TVS Acoustics
    Acoustic floating floors control the transmission of sounds and vibration from floor impacts to the surrounding building structure. The floating floor is often paired with acoustically isolated walls and ceilings, creating what...
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  • Soundproofing a Sports Hall
    TVS Sports Surfaces
    Soundproofing a sports hall requires cancelling out reverberation so that sounds cannot bounce around. The most efficient way to achieve this is installing acoustic panels to the walls. High ceilings may also need acoustic...
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  • Controlling reverberation inside classrooms
    Moving Designs
    Most learning activities in classrooms involve speaking and listening as the primary communication modes. Excessive noise may lead to students missing key words, phrases and concepts. Especially for younger children, who haven’t...
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  • What is sound masking and how does it work?
    Moving Designs
    Sound masking is one of the most cost-effective things a business can do to reduce unwanted noise and increase speech privacy. In a nutshell adding sound to a space makes the space seem quieter. It sounds counter-intuitive, but...
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  • Acoustics in private homes
    Knauf Danoline
    Why are perforated gypsum boards necessary in homes? It is more the rule than the exception that ceilings in kitchens, family rooms and living rooms are high, which provides more light and air and comfort for the eye and mind.
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