DGNB criteria "Sound insulation"


Ensuring sound insulation that is appropriate for the room usage type prevents excessive disturbances.


Reducing disruptive noises has a significant impact on the well-being and satisfaction of users in a building. Good sound insulation enables users to concentrate better, helps ensure their privacy, provides them with better peace and quiet, and positively impacts their living comfort and health.

Indicators for evaluation

  1. Airborne sound insulation between rooms

  2. Footfall sound insulation

  3. Airborne sound insulation

  4. Airborne sound insulation against noise from building services installations (water installations, other building services)

  5. Sound insulation in residential buildings


Contribution to high-priority sustainability goals


Source of the „Sustainable Development Goals"-icons: www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/news/communications-material/

The other criteria of the topic "Technical quality":


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Kai Zhang
Director DGNB Certification China
Phone: +49 711 722322-65
k.zhang at dgnb.de


Andrea Schwitalla
Consultant Multiple Certification
Phone: +49 711 722322-85
a.schwitalla at dgnb.de