Ecological sound insulation




Jean Louis Beaumier

Terre Vivante

Language of origin

Infos :

20 x 26 cm
208 pages

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…


Jean Louis Beaumier

Jean Louis Beaumier, engineer and author, has been working for more than 15 years on the possibilities of using ecomaterials in acoustics for eco-construction.
Agence Schweiger

Agence Schweiger