NOISE CONTROL BUILDING MATERIALS

CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS GUIDE

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  • Architectural/General: Floor plans
    • Note whether the isolated slab area is one single isolated slab, or divided into
      multiple isolated slabs and/or non-isolated infill areas.
  • Section Details
    • EOS (edge of slab) conditions and transitions
    • slab thickness (typically 4"-6")
    • airspace under the slab (typically 2")
    • housekeeping pads or other areas of thicker concrete
  • Loading Data Clarifies which walls sit on the isolated slab, and which walls sit on the structural slab
    For walls that sit on the isolated slab, provide:
    • Partition plan
    • Partition schedule
    • Partition heights
    • Load path and load (in pounds or KIPS) of any stationary equipment, millwork, etc.
    • Load path and weights of any operable partitions/curtains, seating, equipment, etc.
    • Identify and provide equipment and materials with their respective weights that may be moved
      on floor during or after construction.
  • Structural:
    • framing plan and/or edge-of slab plan
    • restrictions/requirements of isolator spacing, if any (typically 48" on center each way)
    • type of concrete (normal weight, lightweight, etc.)
  • Acoustical: (from Acoustical Consultant and only if applicable)
    • 1" or 2" Spring deflection
    • Minimum Spring Deflection
    • Damping Information
    • Venting Details