Its official, BS EN ISO 16283-2:2015 has been released. The standard specifically addresses  — Field measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements, Part 2: Impact sound insulation.

Using an approved tapping machine, calibrated type 1 instrumentation and building acoustics software,  impact sound insulation can be measured on separating floors between residential dwellings.

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