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Acoustic Advice Ignored

Source: Building
May 2005

BRE recommended that a 55 L nT,w dB impact noise level criterion was suitable for a high density residential development at Greenwich Millennium Village. This performance improvement represents a more onerous construction that is otherwise necessary to meet the minimum standard imposed by Approved Document E.

On commissioning their own tests, however, residents found the as built performance failed to meet even the minimum standard required by the Regulations.

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