Sound transmission in homes / Guides

Understanding sound transmission in homes
Insulation and soundproofing

Understanding sound transmission in buildings

...sound. In the diagram below, a D indicates direct sound - sound coming through the common wall or floor. An F indicates flanking sound - sound traveling along...

Installing soundproofing batts in interior partition walls
Insulation and soundproofing

Soundproofing interior walls-video

...soundproofing: Understanding sound transmission in buildings Controlling sound transmission in buildings Choosing Sound absorbing insulation

Techniques for reducing sound transmission in buildings
Insulation and soundproofing

Controlling sound transmission in buildings

...increasing the cavity depth increasing the thickness of the sound-absorbing material in the cavity. increasing the distance between studs or joists increa...

Natural Building Insulation Made of Grass - Eco-friendly, Green
Insulation and soundproofing

Non-toxic natural building insulation made of grass

...ings is finally gaining the attention it deserves; an example is the release of the EC3 Calculator for calculating the carbon footprint of buildings. Finding ...

BC Energy Step Codes - Builder Design Guide &  Requirements explained
Building codes

The new BC energy step code: builder design guide & requirements explained - Vancouver

...ing without specific training or experience building better performing envelopes. EcoHome will be providing online BC Energy Step Code Contractor training in th...

Choosing a building envelope
Wall assemblies - new construction

Choosing a building envelope - starting with the perfect wall

...ing with ICF blocks is great for reducing sound transmission and stopping the infiltration of air, insects and rodents - as well as being durable for tornados, ...

Roxul mineral wool batt insulation in LEED Homes
Insulation and soundproofing

Choosing the right insulation: the pros, cons and applications for walls, slabs & basements

...ined in framing materials making it a durable form of batt insulation. It works to reduce sound transmission and is resistant to insects and pests. Hemp is Hypo...