Author Topic: Problem with Venting in between two bedrooms  (Read 1315 times)

Ben SV

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Problem with Venting in between two bedrooms
« on: September 07, 2013, 06:32:04 PM »
Hello!
I recently moved in to my new apartment with a friend, and we got a great deal with a great location. However, the first night that we slept there, we looked through the shared vent and realized we could see each other through the vent! We were looking for a solution to sound proofing the vents, it's a shared system that provides air for both rooms. The air is run through water piping, with air conditioning during the summer and heating during the winter. Looking around, I found some industrial solutions to sound proofing, but nothing for this particular type of problem. Preferably, we would be looking for something that could be put on the outside of the vent, as messing with the inner workings is not viable. Perhaps the construction of some type of baffle that could be placed on the outside? Thanks for your feedback.
 

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Re: Problem with Venting in between two bedrooms
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2013, 02:58:37 PM »
are you working with round flex duct or rectangle duct?
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Ben SV

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Re: Problem with Venting in between two bedrooms
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2013, 11:29:01 PM »
It is a rectangle duct located in the wall between the two rooms.

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Re: Problem with Venting in between two bedrooms
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2013, 05:05:52 PM »
ok since you want to put it on the outside, your going to have to get creative and make your own baffle box and attach it to the wall.

Here is a link to thread that our friend JhBrandt posted on another forum which we agree with him and do the same systems in studios.
http://www.gearslutz.com/board/studio-building-acoustics/563094-hvac-option-coolcube-portable-ac.html
Randy Sieg

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