Buckhead Box Lunch

Date

4/26/2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location

Atlanta Fulton Public Library – Buckhead Branch
269 Buckhead Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30305

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Topic
Suspended Ceilings and Acoustical Solutions Using Stone Wool

Credit(s)
1 AIA LU / HSW

Provider
Rockfon

Description
Architects, specifiers, interior designers, and building science professionals all have a long history of specifying stone wool for their insulation and sound absorption needs. Fire resistance, sound resistance, water resistance, thermal resistance, and dimensional stability are all features and benefits of stone wool. This presentation will discuss and explain in detail the features and benefits of using stone wool acoustical ceiling tiles. There will be an introduction to acoustics along with acoustical challenges and resolutions in commercial buildings.

Learning objectives

  • Discuss the different types of grid systems used with acoustical ceilings
  • What is stone wool and what are the features and benefits
  • Introduction to Acoustics
  • Acoustical challenges and resolutions
  • Sustainability and LEED
  • Installation