Requirements for sound insulation between buildings are contained in this part in respect of all new dwellings and the conversion of buildings to form dwellings. The use of sound testing or rubust details is required. Other acoustic standards are also included. These cover sound reduction between rooms for residential purposes and designated rooms in dwellings, accoustic conditions for common areas in flats and schools.
amendments to the 2003 edition
Section 0 performance standards page 10
Section 1 pre-completion testing page 15
Section 2 separating walls and associated flanking constructions for new buildings page 21
Section 3 eparating floors and associated flanking constructions for new buildings page 66
Section 4 dwelling houses and flats formed by material change of use page 96
Section 5 internal walls and floors for new buildings page 110
Section 6 rooms for residential purposes page 117
Section 7 reverberation in the common internal parts of buildings containing flats or rooms for residential purposes page 121
Section 8 acoustic conditions in schools page 125
annexes page 125-145
Resistance to the passage of sound regulations 1992 edition, for research only, current regulations are 2003 with 2004 ammendments.
Section 1 seperating walls for new building page 7
Section 2 seperating floors for a new building page 17
Section 3 similar construction method for new building page 25
Section 4 test chamber evaluation for new construction page 27
Section 5 remedial work in conversions page 29
Section 6 field and laboratory tests for conversions page 35
appendix page 37
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