Lewis S. Goodfriend & Associates Continues as an AIA/CES Provider

A new presentation entitled “Acoustical Designs of Sustainable Schools”

WHIPPANY, N.J., OCT. 26, 2009 – Lewis S. Goodfriend & Associates (LSG&A), one of the top acoustical engineering firms in the country, is pleased to announce that the firm continues as an AIA/CES Registered Provider with a new presentation entitled “Acoustical Designs of Sustainable Schools”.

“The Sustainable Design is a new requirement for AIA and our version of the presentation is designed to cover Health Safety and Welfare (HSW) and sustainable design in addition to offering 1 CEU credit for one hour of class time,” said Matthew T. Murello, P.E., president of Lewis S. Goodfriend & Associates. “We have seen a definite demand for this particular class as I have already given the presentation over two dozen times to New York and New Jersey architects and I am currently scheduled for 10 more upcoming classes in Pennsylvania. We just want to get the word out there that we are ready for those who are interested in this topic.”

Lewis S. Goodfriend & Associates is an AIA/CES Registered Provider currently offering 1 CEU credit hour, approved as a Health Safety and Welfare (HSW) and sustainable design hour, for a presentation titled “Acoustical Designs for Sustainable Schools.”  The presentation provides a review of the acoustical criteria established in the ANSI Classroom Acoustics Standard, LEED for Schools and the Green Guide for Schools. The presentation also describes the terminology of sound transmission, reverberation time and background sound levels. General acoustical design considerations are also discussed and examples of each of the topics discussed are presented. The presentation concludes by providing a list of the districts that currently have adopted the acoustical standards.

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