Guide for Assessment of the Architectural Speech Privacy and Speech Security of Closed Offices and Meeting Rooms

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleResearch Report (National Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction); no. RR-276
Physical description15 p.
SubjectSpeech security
AbstractThis guide describes a framework for interpreting, assessing, and rating the speech privacy and speech security of closed meeting rooms and offices. The document provides a concise technical overview of the underlying concepts and defines categories for rating and setting criteria. This guide also contains a detailed measurement procedure to be followed by technicians or consultants performing field measurements, and guidance for specifying suitable constructions at the design stage. The measurement procedure follows the steps described in a new ASTM measurement standard (ASTM 2638-08).
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteRevised 18 February 2010
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-20944
NPARC number20374073
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Record created2012-07-23
Record modified2017-06-15
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