Fungus can be used as a sustainable sound absorber

January 11th, 2021

Photo: Fraunhofer UMSICHT.  The Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology (UMSICHT) reports that it has teamed up with the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics (IBP) to investigate the use of fungus-based materials for the fabrication of eco-friendly sound absorbers. Sound absorbers can improve a room’s acoustics, for example in a busy office space. […]

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