Flooring & Acoustics: Dispelling the Myths of the Role Flooring Plays in Room Acoustics

Acoustics continue to play an ever increasing role in both residential and commercial environments. From classrooms to hospitals – modern construction guidelines are regulating noise levels to ensure comfort and privacy. This whitepaper explores basic acoustical concepts and how they apply to flooring as well as how different building products affect acoustics within a room.

Author: Jay Bliefnick and Dr. Lily Wang of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln