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American National Standards Institute S12.60 Classroom Acoustics Standard

ANSI S12.60, Acoustical Performance Criteria, Design Requirements, and Guidelines for Schools provides acoustical performance criteria and design requirements for classrooms and other learning spaces. Annexes are included to provide information on good design and construction practices, installation methods, and optional procedures to demonstrate conformance to the acoustical performance and design requirements of this standard. This standard seeks to provide design flexibility without compromising the goal of obtaining adequate speech intelligibility for all students and teachers in classrooms and learning spaces within the scope of this standard.

The ANSI Standard can be purchased for $35 online at the Acoustical Society of America online store, or can be ordered by phone at 631-390-0215.