Useful guidance on laminated and wooden flooring.

THE DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION OF A GUIDE FOR NOISE CONTROL FROM LAMINATED AND WOODEN FLOORING.

 

Executive Summary
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: A review of UK Flatted Dwellings and Building Regulations
Chapter 3: The Mechanism Of Impact Noise with Hard Floor Surfaces
Chapter 4: Current UK Legislation And Case Law
Chapter 5: Survey of Extent of Problem And Use Of Tenancy Agreements
Chapter 6: A Market Review: Laminate And Wooden Floors
Chapter 7: Impact Sound Insulation Performance of Floor Finishes
Chapter 8: Mitigation and Management of Impact Sound
Chapter 9: Project Recommendations
Appendix A Guide 1. ‘Guide for the control of sound from laminated and
wooden flooring surfaces’
Appendix B Guide 2. ‘Noise associated with laminate and wood flooring’

Appendix C Stakeholder Survey
House builder Survey
Appendix D CIEH Noise Complaint Categories

 

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