Is acoustic insulation now part of building regs?

Discussion in 'Builders' Talk' started by Nomad_john, May 6, 2021.

  1. Nomad_john

    Nomad_john New Member

    Currently building an extension at my home. I wasn't going to put anything between ground floor ceiling and 1st floor floorboards. I had a tradesman over recently and I asked, 'are you not putting anything inbetween'
    So my question is, Is it part of current building regs to sound insulate between floors?
     
  2. JasonCSmith

    JasonCSmith Member

    Yes, Building regs requires the floor void to be insulated for airborne sound. Easily done. Install some fibreglass. 100mm min thickness, min mass 10kg/m3.
     
  3. Nomad_john

    Nomad_john New Member

    Thank you for confirming. :)
     

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