Ecological sound insulation
|Language of origin
20 x 26 cm
Materials and equipment, implementation and case-studies, for new buildings or renovation
In the first part of the book the author, a sound engineer, explains what is sound, noise or noise pollution. The second part presents in detail the ecological materials that can be used for acoustics and the conventional materials that as yet have no ecological equivalent.
The third part of the book details how to carry out the different techniques. Several case-studies are presented: floating hardwood floors, insulation between adjoining bedrooms, sanitary facilities, a craft workshop near to housing, neighbourhood noise, neighbours in multi-storey flats, or between semi- detached or terraced housing, traffic noise. In the final new chapter, the author explains how to deal with noise created by household installations: water and heating systems, air-conditioning, mechanical ventilation…