Building Regulations Part E
It can be hard to know how many sound tests you need to undertake on your project to comply with Building Regulations Part E, especially when you have a large blocks of flats. Firstly you need to establish if your project even needs sound testing and if so, how many sound tests you’ll need to do.
And then there’s the added problem of what you need to do to actually pass the sound testing, this can be especially problematic if you are converting an existing building into residential dwellings.
If you click on this link it takes you to our helpful sound testing checklist. This provides some helpful information on how to prepare you building to pass the sound insulation test.
It is quite difficult to establish the amount of sound tests that are required on a development to comply with Approved Document E, especially when you have a amount of houses and flats on your project. This article helps to explain the amount of sound testing required on several different project types. It also offers some helpful information on how to prepare you building to pass the sound insulation test.
If you would like more information please don’t hesitate to contact APT Sound Testing directly on 07775 623464 or visit the Sound Testing website.