Post-occupancy evaluations conducted by the Center for the Built Environment reveal that green building acoustics are typically worse than their traditional counterparts, and that over half of respondents feel noise inhibits their work.

Though the U.S. Green Building Council now offers LEED® points for acoustics in Commercial Interiors and New Construction (V4, EQc9), reports NREI's sister publication, American City & County, it is important to understand how to address the issues that can arise in government buildings from some of the most common green design strategies. To read the full article and watch the related video, click here.