A Comprehensive Review of USG Pebbled Acoustical Panels
There are numerous reasons why you might consider installing USG Pebbled Acoustical Panels either in your home or workplace. Environments used by the general public and commercial spaces often experience various noise problems that if hot dealt with can be detrimental in different ways. On the other hand, if you are experiencing sound issues at home, this can affect your entire family in other ways such as increased feelings of tiredness and stress.
Features specifications, and benefits of USG Pebbled Acoustical Panels
1. Sag resistant
These medium-textured acoustical panels offer superior sag resistance even in areas where the ceiling plenums accessed on a regular basis. Therefore, you can easily access the systems above the acoustical ceiling for repair or maintenance without worrying about damaging the ceiling panels.
2. Effective sound control
USG Pebbled Acoustical Panels have an NRC (Noise Reduction Coefficient) rating of 0.55 and a CAC (Ceiling Attenuation Class) of 35. It means that besides absorbing up to 55% of the sound waves that land on the ceiling surface, they also prevent sound from traveling to adjacent rooms through the plenum. The CAC rating of 35 is ideal for most commercial applications such as general offices retail stores and corridors.
3. Inhibit the growth of mold and mildew
Breathing in mold and mildew causes allergies and can also contribute to other serious health conditions such as asthma. Mold and mildew can also cause itchy and watery eyes, coughing, fatigue, sneezing, nausea, trouble breathing and headaches. Prior allergies and asthma before exposure to mold and mildew can make these symptoms worse. USG Pebbled Acoustical Panels have a proprietary broad-spectrum antimicrobial formulation that has proven to be quite effective in inhibiting the growth of mold and mildew. They come with ClimaPlus 30-year warranty for sagging and the growth of mold and mildew. Therefore, these panels can be used even in damp environments such as kitchens without worrying about the increase of mold and mildew. It is of particular importance in public areas such as schools which accommodate different people who may have different health conditions.
Resistance to sagging, mold, and mildew makes USG Pebbled Acoustical Panels very durable. They are also resistant to stains because they do not absorb moisture and you can rest assured that they will maintain their natural, beautiful look even after several years.
5. Aesthetically pleasing
Since these panels hang from the ceiling, you can customize the look of any room very quickly without doing any major renovations. Therefore, rather than the entire ceiling down, you can have USG Pebbled Acoustical Panels installed over the existing ceiling and start enjoying the new look in no time.
Applications of USG Pebbled Acoustical Panels
USG Pebbled Acoustical Panels used in various types of both commercial and residential projects. In residential projects, these acoustical ceiling panels care commonly used in in music rooms, television rooms, and living rooms. They also have their application in numerous commercial setups such as in the relevant field of education such as lecture theaters, halls, classrooms, and auditoriums, in public areas such as functions, events, sports and entertainment venues. They are also commonly used in commercial setups like boardrooms, conference halls, recording rooms and offices, in a local setup such as shopping centers and shops.
For instance, educational environments such as schools, colleges or universities benefit immeasurably if the environment adequately soundproofed. If classrooms filled with the noise coming from the corridors and sports fields, then overall engagement and concentration are negatively affected.
By contrast, spaces designed for entertainment can also benefit from good room acoustics. For instance, a cinema should provide an exceptional auditory experience where occupants can only hear the movie playing in the theater. However, if you can still hear the screen playing in the next room, you cannot be truly immersed.
While dealing with noise in public and commercial spaces can be frustrating, it’s even more annoying when you have to deal with excessive noise at home, which is supposed to be your sanctuary. Installing USG Pebbled Acoustical Panels will provide the answer. They will create a peaceful family environment that will lead to less stress, better sleep patterns, and feelings of emotional wellbeing.
Sound waves are a form of energy. Therefore, their effects can be reduced to create a quieter environment. USG Pebbled Acoustical Panels soften the impact of sound in a room by absorbing and reducing reverberations. Recycled acoustical panels also the added benefit of being sustainable, environmentally friendly, and free of toxic materials. Therefore, if you’re particularly sensitive to noise or would simply like some quiet or peace, this is a solution worth considering.