Acoustics

Comparison of Acoustical Plaster Manufacturers

A comparison of four the North America's biggest acoustical plaster suppliers. This guide covers acoustical data, fire rating, materials, VOC and mold testing, compression strength and density, and light reflectance (LRV). Compare manufacturers by the numbers.

Acoustical Plaster in Construction

Learn more about how seamless acoustical plaster is used in commercial and residential construction to reduce reverberation time and increase sound absorption. This article discusses mounting types, noise reduction coefficients, typical applications, and common finishes.

Acoustic Ceilings in Sustainable Buildings

When some people consider sustainable buildings, it is often seen as being about the impact the building makes on the natural environment, and how much energy and water the building uses. While these are very important considerations, they are not the main focus of what makes a building sustainable.