National Standard on Classroom Acoustics Now Available

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff August 24, 2005

Thanks to a unique partnership of industry supporters—including Armstrong Ceiling Systems,

ANSI S12.60-2002 American National Standard Acoustical Performance Criteria, Design Requirements, and Guidelines for Schools , provides guidance to design professionals, educational facilities planners and the general public.l districts, architects and building planners in designing classrooms to optimize the ability of children to learn and prosper. 

ASA relies upon sales of standards to help fund its standards development activities, so it cannot give them away for free.

Armstrong manufacturers acoustical ceilings and wall panels, metal and wood ceilings, as well as ceiling sound systems. illbruck Architectural Products manufactures ceiling and wall panels, plus a variety of other architectural products for acoustics and noise control. Trane is a global provider of HVAC systems.

“These businesses, all innovators in their fields, are demonstrating their great leadership by partnering with us to make this important classroom acoustics standard freely available to all.

The standard is available through the ASA Standards Store at .