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Architectural drawing of a timber joist floor

Ultimate Sound Insulation Guide – Converting Timber Floors

September 21, 2022

When converting an existing building into residential flats, it is essential that you consider the sound insulation performance of the separating floors at an early stage.  Getting this wrong can result in failed Building Regulations sound insulation tests, significantly increasing costs and putting back final completion.  This design guide discusses the best ways to make […]

Posted By: Rob Cant


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How to improve sound insulation for a timber joist floor

November 2, 2021

Effective sound insulation should be pre-planned into any new development as new homes are subject to Building Regulations Approved Document E, which aims to protect residents from noise in other rooms or adjoining properties.

Posted By: ACA Acoustics


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