Dedicated Home theater Sound Isolation questions?

Discussion in 'Home Theater Projects' started by Dan Mercier, Feb 13, 2006.

  1. Dan Mercier

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    I have a basement which i am finishing which I'd like to sound isolate as much as I can. I was planning to put in 2 layers of drywall and solid core doors.

    I realize doing that may not yield any isolation since i have forced air heating in my house including the basement.
    These forced air ducts seem to conduct sound through the house with amazing efficiency.

    Is there anything i can do to isolate the room and still have forced air heating in it? I know i could install some other form of heating but that would add a fair bit of money to my cost depending on the type of heating.

    Anyone have experience with sound isolating a room that has forced air?


    Thanks
    Dan
     
  2. Dan Mercier

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    The first thread you mentioned has good information. Flex duct and some bends will _vastly_ reduce sound transmission.
     

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