The AAAC guidelines have been developed with input from AAAC members.
The guidelines are maintained by working groups who coordinate updates and refinements to the guidelines.

The working groups for each of the guidelines are:

Released Guidelines

  • AAAC Guideline for Apartment and Townhouse Acoustic Rating – Nicholas Tselios and Gayle Greer
  • AAAC Guideline for Child Care Centre Acoustic Assessment – Stephen Gauld and Ken Scannell
  • AAAC Guideline for Report Writing – Tim Marks
  • AAAC Guideline for Selection of an Acoustical Consultant – Shane Elkin and Martti Warpenius
  • AAAC Guideline for Commercial Building Acoustics – Ken Scannell and Glenn Leembruggen
  • AAAC Guideline for Educational Facilities Acoustics – Tim Marks and Glenn Leembruggen

Draft Guidelines (not released)

  • AAAC Guideline for Rail Noise and Vibration – Darren Jurevicius and Gustaf Reutersward
  • AAAC Guideline for Health Care Building Acoustics - Thomas Cockings and Luke Zoontjens
  • AAAC Guideline for Measurement and Assessment of Acoustics – Shane Elkin, Richard Haydon and Ken Scannell
  • AAAC Guideline for Patron Noise – Matthew Harrison and Neil Gross
  • AAAC Guideline for Impact Noise (in-situ) – Ross Palmer and Rob Brown

Comments and feedback on the guidelines are to be issued via the AAAC Secretary from non AAAC members and via the Members Forum for AAAC members.

The Executive oversees any technical disputes which cannot be resolved by the working groups.


The Association has prepared a variety of useful documents for both students and practitioners.
A valid email address is required to receive these files.

File NameVersion
AAAC_Careers_Presentation_20091119.pptNov 09
AAAC one page flyer 2012 - State based list.pdfMar 12
Apartment and Townhouse Acoustic Rating 2010.pdf Sep 10
Educational Facilities Acoustics 2010.pdfSep 10 
Report Writing 2010.pdf Sep 10
Selection of an Acoustical Consultant 2010.pdf Sep 10
Child Care Centre Acoustic Assessment 2013.pdf Oct 13
Commercial Building Acoustics 2011.pdf May 11
Guideline_Healthcare Facilities 03.2017.pdf

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