The soundproof basement

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleBuilding Practice Note; no. 25
Physical description9 p.
Subjectsound insulating; sound insulation products; basements; residential facilities; self help building; Basements and foundations; Walls; Floors
AbstractMany homeowners have converted unfinished basements to family rooms with the intention of separating noisier activities from the other living spaces. This note is intended to supplement the many books and magazines available which do not discuss the acoustical aspects of such a project. The basic principles of acoustics are summarized and methods for sound proofing ceilings/floors, walls, doors, electrical outlets and air ducts are described in detail.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-4402
NPARC number20358562
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Record identifier9dd42b95-2e82-4226-8f42-d8dd5d9c2332
Record created2012-07-20
Record modified2017-10-19
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