RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Acoustics

The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Fantoni Spa - Acoustic of Inner Spaces
Acoustic of Inner Spaces
Seminar, by Fantoni Spa
Find out how building materials contribute to the acoustic environment and how this can be improved with sound absorbent systems. Learn about: the reverberation effect and the coefficient of absorption; how to reduce reverberation time; the optimal reverberation time for the acoustic well-being of various settings and spaces, and; how to calculate the amount of acoustic material required to improve wellbeing.

Fantoni recognised early-on the potential for sustainable timber materials to revolutionise working spaces. Today it is a leading manufacturer of office furniture and acoustic products. Based in Udine, Italy, Fantoni is renowned for its design acumen and strong environmental credentials. By fusing architecture and science, Fantoni acoustic products reach the highest ascetic and acoustic performance standards.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes
Acheson & Glover - Acoustic Solutions
Acoustic Solutions
Seminar, by Acheson & Glover
Examines the Building Bulletin 93 legislation which outlines acoustic performance requirements in schools. Also explains how compliance with this legislation and appropriate reverberation times can be achieved in sports and multipurpose halls using a masonry block finish.

Acheson & Glover has been at the leading edge of hard landscaping solutions for over half a century – providing world class products and services to architects, specifiers, contractors and homeowners across the British Isles.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45-60 minutes