Acoustic Comfort

Acoustic Comfort

Good office acoustics is a key contributor to work performance and well-being in the workplace.    The ability to find quiet times and places is essential to support complex knowledge work, while the ability to have planned or spontaneous interactions without disturbing others is necessary for team work and relationship development. Having speech privacy is necessary for confidential interactions and work processes. “Acoustical comfort” is achieved when the workplace provides appropriate acoustical support for interaction, confidentiality, and concentrative work.


Low workstation partitions but with adequate seated privacy and acoustic absorption of NRC 0.7 in partition material located in front of the worker when seated, typically in any furniture partition.High noise reduction coefficient (NRC) in the ceiling and/or on walls a sound masking system, enhanced employee awareness of co-workers 

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