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You’re writing an NBS Specification for glazed partitioning and your acoustician has advised you to select a product that achieves a particular acoustic sound insulation.
The normal K30 specification for glass partitions routinely cites the requirement that partitions comply with BS 5234 which is intended for panel partitions, but that was published in 1992 and has not been revised since.
In this post, we turn our attention to testing of glass partitions and highlight some of the things you should consider when specifying.
If you’ve read our recent blog posts you’ll know that a number of different factors come into play when specifying acoustic glass partitions.
The acoustic performance of glass partitions is becoming increasingly important in the modern workplace, with the growing need for quiet rooms and meeting rooms where confidential conversations can take place.
Understanding sound can be complex, so an introduction to the decibel scale is a good place to start. This then provides a basis for where on that scale your glass partition specification should be.
Agile working is currently a hot topic and for good reason. With claims that a large majority of our time is being spent indoors, in offices, we need to get creative to keep employees productive.
At Optima, we have an unrelenting desire for excellence through innovation. At the core of our innovative nature is the delivery of industry leading acoustic performance.
With a baffling array of glass office partitions available in the marketplace, it is often difficult to know what to look for in a quality solution.