Prevention of undue noise transmission in building elements between occupancies or common spaces in household units.
Under this clause, building elements that are common between occupancies are required to be constructed to prevent undue noise transmission from other occupancies or common spaces in household units.
It requires a Sound Transmission Class for walls, floors and ceilings of no less than 55, and for Impact Insulation Class of floors to be no less than 55.
Record of amendments is a record of changes to the acceptable solutions, verification methods and handbooks.
Building Code Regulations
The Building Code is published in Schedule 1 of the Building Regulations 1992.
The Building Code clauses include objectives, functional requirements and performance criteria. These are mandatory provisions that all new building work must comply with.
The acceptable solutions and verification methods provided on this page are deemed to comply with Building Code clause G6.
Clause G6 — Airborne and impact sound