Why is NRC important to your clients?

Your clients are thinking about sounds absorption, are you? According to Rockfon, NRC or Noise Reduction Coefficient represents of the amount of sound energy absorbed upon striking a particular surface. This number is important, not only in places like concert halls and large office buildings, but doctor’s offices and restaurants too.

Noise pollution isn’t just annoying; it can heighten stress, disrupt your sleep, and even lead to heart disease. Researchers at the University of Michigan estimate that about one-third of Americans are exposed to harmful noise, and might be at risk of noise-related health problems. So what can you do to help?

Here at Merrimack Building Supply we are proud to offer ROCKFON, a sustainable, easy to install ceiling solution. Discovered in Hawaii in the early 20th century, ROCKFON is made from basalt rock, earth’s most abundant bedrock, which is exposed to extreme high heat returning it to its molten lava state and spun into wool.

Due to their lightweight nature, ROCKFON is easy and painless to install. With easily customizable shapes and colors, ROCKFON ceiling solutions can accommodate any aesthetic you wish to achieve. Plus, they are designed to inhibit the spread of fire in the event of an emergency.

Another benefit to ROCKFON is that the ceiling tiles are made of water-repellent stone wool which provides no sustenance to microorganisms. This makes it perfect for hospitals, doctors offices or dental offices.

From baffles, islands and suspended ceilings, ROCKFON offers a variety of solutions that will create quiet spaces. A well-designed space is one where employees can focus and block out distractions. ROCKFON solutions are renowned for exceptional acoustic performance while also achieving beautiful aesthetics.

You can view a wide variety of ceiling solutions on our website. We are happy to talk to you about your building’s needs and how we can help you create the perfect ceiling. Contact us today!

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