Sound transmission and insulation in buildings

Handbook

This non-mandatory Handbook is intended to provide guidance to practitioners involved in design, construction, development, certification or approval implementation and review of solutions that provide acceptable levels of sound insulation for buildings.

Any acoustic design should be conducted in conjunction with the design of all other building requirements including, but not limited to, structural loading, wind loading, fire safety, earthquake design, ventilation requirements and buildability.

This resource has been updated to reflect NCC 2016 Volume One Amendment 1.

Handbook cover: Sound transmission and insulation in buildings