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Approved Document E – Resistance to the passage of sound (2003 edition with 2004, 2010, 2013 & 2015 amendments) (PDF) »
This is the current edition of Approved Document E (Resistance to the passage of sound), and replaces all previous editions.
To access earlier documents, visit the Planning Portal »

Acoustics of Schools – a design guide November 2015 – pdf »

BB93 2015 v17 – pdf »

DEFRA Noise Policy Statement for England 2010 – pdf »

DfE Acoustic Performance Standards for the PSBR v1.7 June 2013 – pdf »

NHS HTM 08-01 2013 – pdf »

NPPF Technical Guidance – pdf »

Scotland – PAN 1 – Planning & Noise 2011 – pdf »

Scotland Building Standards – Noise Technical Handbook – Domestic – pdf »

Scotland Building Standards – Noise Technical Handbook – Non-Domestic – pdf »

Scotland NHS HTM 08-01 – pdf »

Sport England Affordable Sports Halls Appendix 5 Acoustics 001 August 2012 – pdf »

Sport England Swimming Pool Design 2013 – Appendix 3 – Construction & Specification – pdf »

RIBA – Plan of Work 2013

RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Presentation »

RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Overview »

RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Template »

A GUIDE TO OFFICE ACOUSTICS
Association of Interior Fit Out Specialists (AIS) published a well-regarded office acoustics guide in 2011. New edition 2015 by the Finishes & Interiors Sector (The AIS has now become the FIS) in 2015.
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