Statutory guidance

Resistance to sound: Approved Document E

Building regulation in England for the resistance to the passage of sound and sound insulation.

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Approved Document E: resistance to the passage of sound

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Detail

This edition covers sound insulation requirements in dwelling-houses, flats, rooms for residential use and schools.

Archived versions of Approved Document E are available at the National Archives

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