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R. KRING HERBERT, FASA, Associate AIA
Expert in Architectural Acoustics

Mr. Herbert is a principal emeritus of Ostergaard Acoustical Associates with decades of consulting experience in architectural acoustics. His projects include all types of built environments, from small recording studios to concert halls: academic buildings; open offices; auditoriums and meeting spaces; music practice, rehearsal and performance spaces; classrooms; hospitality environments; historic renovations; and health care facilities.

PROFESSIONAL

  • Fellow—Acoustical Society of America
  • Member—Institute of Noise Control Engineering
  • Chairman 1984–2005, 2012—ASTM Sub-Committee E33.02 on Speech Privacy
  • Chairman 2006–2011—ASTM Committee E33 Building & Environmental Acoustics
  • Associate—American Institute of Architects

EDUCATION

  • B.S. St. Lawrence Univ., Physics/Math/Art History
  • B.Arch. Rhode Island School of Design

ARTICLES

  • “Open Office Acoustics” ASTM Standardization News
    In addition to this paper being presented at InterNoise 2012, an expanded version of this paper was published in the March 2013 issue of Noise New International.
  • “Sound Remedies for Medical Facilities” Building Operating Management
  • “Educational Experience: Meeting the Acoustical Standard for Schools” Building Operating Management