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Home Recording Studio: Build It Like the Pros, Second Edition by Rod Gervais

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Chapter 5. Window and Door Construction

So you understand about Mass Law, about isolation construction techniques, and about how important it is to seal up each and every square inch of space in your walls, floor, and ceilings. You know that where air goes—sound goes. Next, you’re going to cut big gaping holes in these assemblies to put in huge windows and doors.

Yup, it’s a fact of life—you need to be able to enter and leave the room. You also might want to be able to see the people whom you’re recording. On the subject of seeing the people you’re recording, if this is a combination room, then you obviously won’t need a window. (This is the case in my studio.) You also have the option, in a multiroom studio, of providing video feeds to other rooms ...

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