Designed to reduce the sound that reaches surfaces by up to 70%. Much of the loud noise we experience in an environment comes from the sound that bounces off hard surfaces, such as floors, soffits and furniture. Absorbs echo and reverberation, creating an annoying noise-free environment Prevent sound from passing to adjacent rooms or other floors of your home As acoustic panels hang from a ceiling system, they are a convenient and decorative way to hide pipes, power lines, conduits and other home systems that are not attractive to the eye, while allowing easy access for repairs or maintenance. For this reason, suspended ceilings are a popular choice for finishing and remodeling basements.