Quiet zone

Ecophon official reference: office, quiet zone. Project: Connecta AB, Stockholm, Sweden. Architect: FFNS Arkitekter AB. Photo: Åke E:son Lindman. System: Focus E.

The modern office must provide all members of staff with the opportunity to find a suitable environment for their particular work. People who work in an open plan office sometimes need a quiet zone, next to a library for example, where it is possible to read, write and think in peace and quiet.

Acoustics
  • A quiet zone requires low noise levels and efficient damping of any noise that arises. Partitions can protect the quiet zone from surrounding acoustic environments.
  • Avoid disturbing noise from service installations by not locating the quiet zone near such facilities.
  • As four walls do not surround the quiet zone, a high level of sound absorption is necessary in the quiet zone itself and adjoining rooms.
Ecophon's suggestion
  • The acoustic ceiling in a quiet zone must be of sound absorption class A. In certain cases it may be necessary to add wall absorbers.
Office room illustration
 
Product recommendation
  • Ecophon Master/alpha - to achieve sound absorption class A, which efficiently dampens any noise entering the quiet zone from adjoining areas. Noise arising in the quiet zone itself is also dampened efficiently.
  • Ecophon Wall Panel - to achieve sound absorption class A, which efficiently dampens any noise entering the quiet zone from adjoining areas. Noise arising in the quiet zone itself is also dampened efficiently.

About Sound in Offices

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Ecophon references by - Building type

Architect: Farrell and Clark. Photo: Faraday Fotographic

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