Effect of Electrical Outlet Boxes on Sound Insulation of a Double Leaf Wall

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20331238
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction); no. IRC-IR-772
Physical description22 p.
SubjectWalls
AbstractMost textbooks and building practice guides repeat the widely accepted rule-of-thumb that electrical outlet boxes should not be placed back-to-back or even in the same stud cavity. However, there have not been substantial studies of the factors affecting either the sound transmission loss or fire resistance. This study examines the former.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-9380
NPARC number20331238
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Record created2012-07-18
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