Sound insulation standards

Sound insulation in accordance with DIN 4109 has been under attack for many years - especially when disputes between occupants are involved. In court, the dispute is often not about noise protection in accordance with the standard, but about a level of sound insulation appropriate for the proposed building.

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TCC Norms

In addition to EC 5 »Design and construction of timber structures«, the HBV shall be standardised. In preparation for this, several research institutions in Europe are currently working on a technical specification.

Properties of TCC

  • Large load spans
  • low dead weight
  • good fire resistance
  • good sound insulation
  • low susceptibility to vibration
  • prefabrication possible