Modern building regulations include some provisions for noise pollution, which allows both to prevent external noise from coming into the building and to minimize internal sound through walls and from the upper floors.
In the old building soundproof could be a real problem – partly because of the historical building regulations are not always applied in the same way and partly because the world is currently busy urban and densely populated are much noisier than in the past. You can get Soundproof booths for confidential discussions in your office.
In the old building what can be done about the noise problem in the existing structure?
Types of noise problems
Two main types of problem of noise that soundproof designed to address are airborne and impact noise. airborne noise including external sound is transmitted from the outside as well as the air traffic and loud conversations, a barking dog or neighbor music.
The impact of noise can be a problem for people who live in apartments or terraced consists of a trail or goods to make contact with the floor or walls of other adjoining rooms or flats.
Loud aims to minimize interference from air and impact noise, enabling people to live and work in close associate affected by the voices of those who live with them, or with external traffic noise or noise from air traffic if the flight path.
What can be done?
In a building that is the first thing to do is to try and isolate the cause of any disturbance noise and see if he can be addressed, for example by making repair a damaged wall.