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kerry19

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soundproof buildings and apartment
« on: February 04, 2009, 11:05:53 AM »
In the present era sound pollution is the biggest problem for all of us, what do you feel about soundproof  buildings and apartment architectures. Do you feel there is a need to do so or you feel it as an unnecessary cost. What are your opinions about the topic, post it here

shamit

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Re: soundproof buildings and apartment
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2009, 02:57:06 PM »
Sound becomes a pollutant only after it reaches a certain decible level  / is irritating etc.

Also environmental factors play a big role in what an end user considers sound as a pollutant. Some one who has been living next to a railway line for years finds difficult to sleep if there is no noise of the passing train.

Unless you are in a highly "sound polluted" environment - its nice to have some amount of noise around you - keeps you connected with your environs.




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Re: soundproof buildings and apartment
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2009, 08:23:30 AM »
While it is the best to controll sound levels in and around a building, i think it is a subjective to the type and location of a building.. for a healthcare project spending a bit of extra cost to make the building offset external sounds is money wells spent. This may not be the same when one applies this logic to industrial buildings.

 

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