This noise reduction barrier can be used indoors or outdoors. For it's outdoor use this product is UV protected and water resistant panels withstands harsh weather. Fire resistant mentioned in the bullet points mean the product meets NFPA 701 Method 1. One person can easily assemble this alone, and for storage this noise barrier can be folded up and tucked away. The way the noise barrier works is that the acoustic core absorbs noise and a vinyl outer layer reflects noise, limiting dBA by half. Note- this sound barrier kit comes with everything needed to set it up. Warning: This product can expose you to chemicals including diisononyl phthalate, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.