Acoustics in Buildings

Acoustics in Buildings

13 Feb 2020

Key Topics

  • Fundamental principles of sound and its measurement
  • Differences between airborne and impact sound in buildings
  • How to design for sound insulation solutions
  • The effect of site detailing and workmanship
  • The control of sound within a room
  • Key regulations and guidance

Course Overview

A one-day course undertaken in the Saint-Gobain Technical Academy, Dublin.  This one day course provides attendees with an overview of the key characteristics of sound performance and measurement assessed within buildings, with specific focus on how to specify, detail and achieve required sound performances using internal drylining systems. Attendees will be briefed on the common design and site issues that may cause detrimental performances and gain appreciation for specifications and workmanship detailing that help to provide high quality low risk solutions.

Attendance Requirements

Attendees are expected to have a basic knowledge of construction principles.


5 hours

Course Hours

10am - 4pm


Currently Free to Attend


Nangor Road, Dublin

Upcoming Dates

19 March, 2020 Nangor Road, Dublin
Places Available