25 Sep '12, 5pm

New energy efficiency CHPS Criteria Interpretations up in the CCI Library: #greenschools

Background and request for interpretation: For each classroom and core learning space,the project team must document that the reverberation time meets the requirements of ANSI S12.60. Calculations are to assume a fitted out and furnished but unoccupied classroom, and design all walls, roof-ceiling and floor-ceiling assemblies separating classrooms and other core learning spaces to meet the Sound Transmission Class (STC) requirements as defined in ANSI Standard S12.60-2002, except windows which must meet an STC rating of at least 35, and for enclosed core learning spaces the exterior windows may comprise no more that 25% of the area of the partition. For enclosed core learning spaces interior windows may comprise no more than 10% of the area of the demising partition. Classrooms and other core learning spaces should be designed to meet an Leq 45 dBA for HVAC system noise in...

Full article: http://www.chps.net/dev/Drupal/node/725#EE10

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