This Information Sheet describes the benefits of light steel construction in relation to acoustic performance. Acoustic performance is an important design consideration for many building types, especially housing and other residential buildings, hotels, schools and hospitals. (ED015)
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The use of modular and other lightweight forms of building construction is increasing. The benefits of off-site prefabrication and improved quality in manufacture are being realised for residential buildings, for mixed commercial/housing projects, educational and health sector buildings. (Published 2007)