Publication title: Approved Document E - Resistance to the passage of sound
Date published: reprinted March 2015
ISBN: 978 1 85946 616 2
Price: £15 (free to download)
This current edition of Approved Document E - Resistance to the passage of sound, has been updated to include a new reference to standards for schools. It also incorporates previous amendments.
There has been no amendment to the requirements in Part E of Schedule 1 to the Building Regulations 2010.
Changes coming into effect in 2015
This current edition comes into force on 6 April 2015 for use in England*.
* This Approved Document gives guidance for compliance with the Building Regulations for building work carried out in England. It also applies to building work carried out on excepted energy buildings in Wales as defined in the Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) (No. 2) Order 2009.
This is the current edition of Approved Document E (Resistance to the passage of sound), and replaces all previous editions.
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2013 Amendments to Approved Documents (PDF 479 Kb)
For use from 6 April 2013 with the 2003 edition of Approved Document E incorporating 2004 and 2010 amendments.
2003 edition incorporating 2004 and 2010 amendments:
This edition of Approved Document E - Resistance to the passage of sound superseded the original 2003 edition by incorporating the changes made by amendments in 2004, and the Building Regulations 2010 and Building (Approved Inspectors etc) Regulations 2010.
This is the previous edition of Approved Document E. This version does not incorporate the changes made as a result of the Building Regulations 2010 and Building (Approved Inspectors etc) Regulations 2010.
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