Noise Control Manual for Residential Buildings (Builder's Guide)

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More people are spending more time at home making more noise--yet they want quiet environments. This is the only book available that tells designers, planners, architects, and builders how to give homeowners and apartment-dwellers the quiet they crave. Simple enough to be used by the average do-it-yourselfer (it avoids complex mathematics), yet so complete it will satisfy the requirements of knowledgeable building professionals, this authoritative guide gives you one-stop answers on designing, specifying, testing, and retrofitting residences to meet the new environmental standards and satisfy our need for peace and quiet.

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How do you block unwanted noise out of residential buildings? You can get the latest community-tested techniques for quieting noise right here. Whether you're designing, specifying, or testing noise control in single- or multi-family residences, you'll get all the hands-on-tools you need to master the basics of acoustics and community noise abatement; design quiet houses, apartment buildings and co-ops; use the latest professional testing methods to comply with noise regulations; dampen noise from furnaces, dishwashers and other major appliances; sidestep design pitfalls that lead ineffective noise control; and block, mitigate, and eliminate traffic, airplane and industrial noise.

** Contents ** Noise Control Principals. Design Considerations. Residential Equipment Noise. Regulations, Codes, Standard Test Methods. Three Ms of Acoustics --Myth, Misconceptions, & Mystery. Environmental Noise Control. Appendices: A: Acoustical Performance Data. B: Case Studies. C: Glossary of Acoustical Terms. 400 pages, 125 illustrations.

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