Building Acoustics in Schools

November 2nd, 2018|

The Effects Metal Roofs have on Building Acoustics in Schools   Over the past few decades, research has been conducted that indicates building acoustics in schools can directly impact overall student academic performance as well as the vocal health of educators.[i] The research led to the new “Standard for Classroom Acoustics” (ANSI S12.60) and has improved the learning environment for students and the work environment for educators. The LEED for Schools Program gives credits to school buildings that have adopted these new standards. However, schools built prior to 2003 may not have an adequate acoustic environment- especially schools with [...]