No acoustically sensitive areas or rooms used for speech

If written confirmation is provided by the Suitably Qualified Acoustician that there are no acoustically sensitive rooms or rooms used for speech (as defined in the technical guidance), the credits can only be awarded based on achieving all the remaining, applicable credit(s).

Where compliance with criteria for this Issue cannot be demonstrated due to the nature of the development, the credits are not awarded by default, but by demonstrating that the acoustic performance has been addressedΒ by meetingΒ the available criteria.

16/12/16 - Clarification added for situations where there are no acoustically sensitive rooms and/or rooms used for speech.