Test report on measurements of airborne sound insulation of a straw bale wall (2021)

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EN: Beetzendorf, Sieben Linden, Guest house:
Brief documentation of the results of the building acoustics measurements of 05.03.2021

Result: All investigated building components fulfill the legally binding minimum sound insulation according to DIN 4109:2016 and additionally achieve the “increased sound insulation” according to DIN 4109:1989, Supplement 2 and DIN 4109-5:2020. The measurements were funded by the Interreg project UP STRAW.

LINK: Test report on measurements of airborne sound insulation of a straw bale wall.

DE: Erfolgreicher Schalltest in strohgedämmtem Gebäude. Bauakustische Messungen im Gästehaus in Sieben Linden.

DE: Beetzendorf, Sieben Linden, Gästehaus:
Kurzdokumentation der Ergebnisse der bauakustischen Messungen (SchalldämmMaß Decken und Gastraumwand; Norm-Flankenpegeldifferenz Außenwand) vom 05.03.2021

LINK: Prüfbericht über Messungen der Luftschalldämmung einer Strohballenwand

Authors: AMT Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, Benediktinerabtei Plankstetten

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The European Straw Building Association is an independent European association, devoid of any profit making motive. The object of the Association is to promote and develop the use of straw, as a sustainable way of building in all the senses of the term “sustainable”: renewable, ecological, healthy, energy and climate efficient, social and economic.
The Association is a federation composed of organisations and people particularly concerned with the use of straw in buildings.