The publications below provide a general introduction to controlling sound as well as technical documents showing how to construct a sound-deadening wall/floor system.
|North American Insulation Manufacturer’s Association produced a 10 page pamphlet introducing the homeowner to sound control. Includes information on STCs (Sound Transmission Classes) and ways to improve the sound control in one’s house.|
|In the year 2000, the city of Chicago responded to complaints from residents about the airport traffic noise coming from O’Hare Airport. The city produced a 36-page manual so homeowners could protect themselves from the airport traffic noise.|
|These diagrams illustrate three various levels for insulating floor systems.|