Controlling Noise Issues in Wood Buildings

Wood has long been regarded as a viable material for construction thanks to numerous factors, namely design flexibility, efficiency, and affordability.

From an acoustical standpoint, there are also concerns that cannot be ignored. How soundproof are wood-framed buildings? Can residents come to enjoy the same privacy in wood structures as they have come to expect from steel and concrete buildings? The short answer to both of these questions is ‘yes,’ but only when the building is properly designed.

Read more from our Principal, Tim Preager, on noise control in Wood Buildings.

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