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In modern design it’s no secret that buildings with well thought out architectural acoustics will function amazingly for their intended use. Read more
A wall is not a ventilation system, therefore airtightness is not the enemy. Read more
The recently (2012) revised NZ Building Code now requires that wall and ceiling linings must be classified as Group 1, 2, 3 or 4, with Group 1 representing the 'safest' materials, which must be used i... Read more
Schools, restaurants, theatres, offices and other commercial environments all require some type of acoustic treatment to create an environment that is comfortable, inviting and functional. Read more
Acoustic performance is of key importance to internal glazed partitions and door systems within commercial and educational buildings. Read more