Residential Sound Control Options

Rob Hallows

New Zealand Acoustics, 17(3), pp.7- 9 . (2004).

A challenge for dwellings is to cater for potentially conflicting acoustic environments for all phases of life – whether within the home or between tenancies. Developers are increasingly seeing the value of quiet, while owners see noise control as a “want to have”. This article examines acoustic comfort, building systems and success factors.