Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW; 1 AIBD P-CE; 0.1 IACET CEU
May qualify for learning hours through most Canadian architectural associations
Architects, Specifiers, Interior Designers, and Building Science Professionals all have a long history of specifying Stone Wool for their insulation and sound absorption needs. Fire resistance, sound resistance, water resistance, thermal resistance, and dimensional stability are all features and benefits of Stone Wool. This presentation will discuss and explain in detail the features and benefits of using stone wool acoustical ceiling tiles. There will be an introduction to acoustics along with acoustical challenges and resolutions in commercial buildings.
Diana Hart is the manager of business development and architectural development for Rockfon in North America. She brings over 25 years of experience in acoustical ceilings and is passionate about the impact ceilings can have in education, healthcare and office spaces. She is a strong advocate for occupant well-being, from good acoustics that can dramatically improve healing, productivity and learning, to using safe products with no chemicals and fire safety. Diana travels across the country meeting with architects, designers, facilities and end users discussing the benefits of Rockfon and stone wool ceilings.
- Discuss the different types of grid systems used with acoustical ceilings.
- Define stone wool and explain what are the features and benefits.
- Introduction to acoustics, including acoustical challenges and resolutions.
- Explain sustainability and LEED applicable criteria.