acoustical tile

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In many modern public buildings such as schools, libraries, and hospitals, the ceiling is constructed of acoustical tiles, which are modular panels suspended beneath the grids of pipes and air vents of the structural ceiling. These board panels have sound absorbing properties and are effective in reducing noise both from inside and outside the building.

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"Suspended ceiling of acoustic tile, 2007" by Adamantios is licensed under CC BY-SA.

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