Continuing Education for Architects

Below are two available architect continuing education courses. Please contact Matt Conklin for more information.

Course Number

ARCHINT01

Course Title

Acoustics and Noise Control in Building Design

Course Description

An overview of Acoustics and Noise Control principles and design methodology. A special emphasis is placed on looking at common building types where acoustics and noise control and often required.

Course Designation

LU | HSW

Learning Units

1

Course Format

Instructor-led face-to-face

Learning Objectives

  1. Acquire knowledge of basic acoustics principles, including absorption, reflection and diffusion
  2. Acquire knowledge of noise control principles. Learn how mass, airspace and resilience can be used to control noise
  3. Learn about building code requirements for noise control as well as other standards for occupant comfort
  4. Discover how to use acoustic and noise control products successfully in building design

Primary Point of Contact (PPOC)

Matt Conklin

Program Year

2020

Course Number

NCBM01

Course Title

Acoustics and Noise Control in Building Design

Course Description

An overview of Noise Control principles, construction composites and design methodology. A special emphasis is placed on performance oriented designs requiring third party acoustical consultants.

Course Designation

LU | HSW

Learning Units

1

Course Format

Instructor-led face-to-face

Learning Objectives

  1. Acquire knowledge of basic noise principles, including frequency, wavelength, and terminology
  2. Identify different noise control construction approaches. Understand how different composites perform under different noise conditions
  3. Analyze and interpret noise control tests and advertisement claims
  4. Discover the difference between testing results and actual performance
  5. Identify specific project types that require third party acoustical consultants

Primary Point of Contact (PPOC)

Matt Conklin

Program Year

2020