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Read the original article in the December 2021 issue of Grand Designs Magazine here.
With the home becoming an all-in-one venue for work, school, relaxation and exercise, a quiet washing machine that doesn’t distract or disrupt has become essential to our work output and health. We take a closer look…
Ideas for new-build or renovation projects that foster good health.
Seven ways to design a quiet and harmonious home
Discover the benefits of products designed to achieve low noise levels
New-build floors must achieve acoustic values as set out in Building Regulations Part E, and most new extensions must meet them too. The regulations apply to refurbishments as well, albeit with slightly less strict measures. Values for airborne sound insulation, such as speech or TV noise, and impact sound insulation, such as footsteps, must be met.