Part E | Robust Details | Building Regulations | Sound Insulation
Floor Treatment - Platform Floor
This floating floor treatment is a Robust Detail floor treatment (FFT-4) when used with 18mm (min) T&G flooring and acoustic mineral wool
resilient layer at least 25mm thick (min. 150kg/m³) or 30mm (min. 140kg/m³).
Overall mass per unit area of floor system should be at least 16kg/m².
For additional performance a 19mm gypsum based board may be included under the flooring (optional).
No services should be installed in the resilient layer.
Separate 'flanking strips' should be used to isolate the walls from the floating floor system.
Floor treatment should be installed in accordance with manufacturers instructions.