8" concrete masonry construction at briarcliff apartments
standard wood construction in average apartment community
Thanks to the 8" solid concrete masonry construction surrounding every apartment, the walls of Briarcliff Apartments have a Sound Transmission Class (STC) Rating of 64 decibels. Federal Housing Administration (FHA) requires walls of 50 decibels. Briarcliff Apartments surpasses this requirement, making the units virtually soundproof and fireproof.