The Devil is in the Details

Ehnert, Jesse J.
March 2012
Construction Specifier;Mar2012, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p42
Trade Publication
No matter the thickness, size, or rating of a fl oor, roof, wall, door, or window design, its acoustic performance will usually be determined by its weakest link. Sound leaks and fl anking paths can render the best building element acoustically inferior. In other words, it is easy to waste effort, resources, and money on sound isolating construction by allowing such sound leaks and fl anking paths to diminish and dictate overall acoustical performance.


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