Noise annoyance impact noise accounts for 60% of complaints

Sound transmission through floors is an important issue, and impact (footfalls) accounts for 60% of all complaints. And then there are other sources of domestic noise, such as technical installations: elevators, water pipes, etc. (Quelle: The Building Performance Centre, Napier University,Edinburgh, 2002)

How impact noise is transmitted

Impact noise is mainly transmitted through the floor, but it can also reverberate through the walls. (Quelle: The Building Performance Centre, Napier University, Edinburgh, 2002)

Noise sources most annoying to residents