Acoustic floor systems provide additional performance when a standard deck (either timber or concrete) cannot meet the requirements set down in documents such as Approved Document E without assistance.
Solutions available include overlay acoustic floor and structural acoustic floor (direct to joist) systems that are suitable for the use with most floor covering types (subject to acoustic floor system being utilized). Where an engineered joist system is utilized care needs to be taken when using structural acoustic floor systems, given they cannot be directly connected to joists with mechanical fixings.
When choosing an acoustic floor system consideration needs to be given to a number of factors that include:
– Reducing airborne noise, impact noise or both
– What the new floor will be laid on (eg. existing floor, direct to joist, concrete)
– Sound Levels needed to be achieved
– Any special requirements (eg. is it for a gym, music studio etc)
– Will the added product change other factors such as skirting board height, door clearance etc.
Acoustic floor systems are suitable for use in both new builds and refurbishments (including conversions) our range of acoustic flooring has a solution for most occasions.
Typical Acoustic Floor Systems
REDUC® Micro 17
REDUC® Micro 17 is the thinnest acoustic overlay flooring at 17mm thick. Designed to meet airborne and impact noise requirements in Approved Document E, Micro 17 is an ideal product.Download Technical Data Sheet
REDUC® Micro 21
REDUC® Micro 21 is the perfect acoustic overlay flooring at just 21mm thick. Like Micro 17 this system has been designed to meet airborne and impact noise requirements in Approved Document E but with additional mass to to offer a better performance and rigidity with minimal increase in thickness.Download Technical Data Sheet
REDUC® Foundation 35
REDUC® Foundation 35 a flooring solution capable of being laid direct to the joist eliminating the need for a sub-floor. Meeting Approved Document E requirements without levelling or refitting an existing deckDownload Technical Data Sheet
REDUC® Foundation 39
REDUC® Foundation 39 is another direct to joist system that can be used with ceramic tiling (waterproof layer required). Lightweight partitions can also be built off the floor system.Download Technical Data Sheet
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