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BS 4873 Aluminium alloy windows and doorsets - SpecificationAccepted
BS 5930 Code of practice for ground investigationsApproval
BS 8002 Code of practice for earth retaining structuresPublication
BS 8004 Code of practice for foundationsPublication
BS 8081 Grouted anchors - Code of practicePublic Comment
BS 8213-4 Windows, doors and rooflights Part 4: Code of practice for the survey and installation of windows and external doorsetsPublic Comment
BS 8895-2 Designing for material efficiency in building projects Part 2: Code of Practice for Concept and Developed DesignPublic Comment
BS EN 12488 Assembly rules for vertical glazingPublic Comment
BS EN 13561 External blinds and awnings - Performance requirements including safetyTechnical Review
BS EN 13594 Protective gloves for professional motorcycle riders - Requirements and test methodsApproval
BS EN 13659 Shutters and external venetian blinds - Performance requirements including safetyTechnical Review
BS EN 13914-1 Design, preparation and application of external rendering and internal plastering - External renderingPublic Comment
BS EN 13914-2 Design, preparation and application of external rendering and internal plastering Part 2: Design considerations and essential principles for internal plasteringPublic Comment
BS EN 14037-1 Free hanging heating and cooling surfaces for water with a temperature below 120°C Part 1: Pre-fabricated ceiling mounted radiant panels for space heating - Technical specifications and requirementsAccepted
BS EN 14037-1 Free hanging heating and cooling surfaces for water with a temperature below 120°C Part 1: Technical specifications and requirementsTechnical Review
BS EN 14037-2 Free hanging heating and cooling surfaces for water with a temperature below 120°C Part 2: Pre-fabricated ceiling mounted radiant panels for space heating - Test method for thermal outputAccepted
BS EN 14037-2 Free hanging heating and cooling surfaces for water with a temperature below 120°C Part 2: Test method for thermal output of ceiling mounted radiant panelsPublication
BS EN 14037-3 Free hanging heating and cooling surfaces for water with a temperature below 120°C Part 3: Pre-fabricated ceiling mounted radiant panels for space heating - Rating method and evaluation of radiant thermal outputAccepted
BS EN 14037-3 Free hanging heating and cooling surfaces for water with a temperature below 120°C Part 3: Rating method and evaluation of radiant thermal output of ceiling mounted radiant panelsPublication
BS EN 14037-4 Free hanging heating and cooling surfaces for water with a temperature below 120°C Part 4: Pre-fabricated ceiling mounted radiant panels for space heating - Test method for cooling capacityAccepted
BS EN 14037-4 Free hanging heating and cooling surfaces for water with a temperature below 120°C Part 4: Test method for cooling capacity of ceiling mounted radiant panelsPublication
BS EN 14037-5 Free hanging heating and cooling surfaces for water with a temperature below 120°C Part 5: Open or closed heated ceiling surfaces - Test method for thermal outputAccepted
BS EN 14037-5 Free hanging heating and cooling surfaces for water with a temperature below 120°C Part 5: Test method for thermal output of open or closed heated ceiling surfacesPublication
BS EN 14566 Mechanical fasteners for gypsum board systems — Definitions, requirements and test methodsPublic Comment
BS EN 1536:2010/A1 Execution of special geotechnical works - Bored pilesPublication
BS EN 16612 the load resistance of glass panes by calculation and testingPublic Comment
BS EN 16613 and laminated safety glass - Determination of interlayer mechanical propertiesPublic Comment
BS EN 16703 Acoustics - Test code for drywall systems of plasterboard with steel studs - Airborne sound insulationPublication
BS EN 442-1 Radiators and convectors Part 1: Technical specifications and requirementsPublic Comment
BS EN 442-3 Radiators and convectors Part 3: Evaluation of conformityPublic Comment
BS EN 60674-2 Ed 2.0 IEC 60674-2/Ed2: Specification for plastic films for electrical purposes. Part 2: Methods of testPublic Comment
BS EN 60674-3-8 Ed 1.0 /A1 Amendment 1: Plastic films for electrical purposes -Part 3: Specifications for individual materials - Sheet 8: Balanced biaxially oriented polyethylene naphthalate (PEN) films used for electrical insulationPublic Comment
BS EN ISO 10140-3:2010/Amd 1 Acoustics — Laboratory measurement of sound insulation of building elements — Part 3: Measurement of impact sound insulation - Amendment 1Publication
BS EN ISO 22476-15 Geotechnical investigation and testing - Field testing Part 15: Measuring while drillingPublic Comment
BS EN ISO 22477-10 testing - Testing of geotechnical structures Part X: Testing of piles: rapid load testingPublic Comment
BS ENISO 10140-1 Acoustics - Laboratory measurement of sound insulation of building elements Part 1: Application rules for specific productsPublic Comment
BS ENISO 1288-1 the bending strength of glass Part 1: Fundamentals of testing glassPublic Comment
BS ENISO 1288-2 the bending strength of glass Part 2: Coaxial double-ring test on flat specimens with large test surface areasPublic Comment
BS ENISO 1288-3 the bending strength of glass Part 3: Test with specimen supported at two points (four-point bending)Public Comment
BS ENISO 1288-4 the bending strength of glass Part 4: Testing of channel-shaped glassPublic Comment
BS ENISO 1288-5 the bending strength of glass Part 5: Coaxial double-ring test on flat specimens with small test surface areasPublic Comment
BS ENISO 14688-1 Geotechnical investigation and testing - Identification and classification of soil Part 1: Identification and descriptionAccepted
BS ENISO 14688-2 Geotechnical investigation and testing - Identification and classification of soil Part 2: Principles for a classificationAccepted
BS ENISO 14689-1 Geotechnical investigation and testing - Identification and classification of rock Part 1: Identification and descriptionAccepted
BS ENISO 16283-2 Acoustics - Field measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements Part 2: Impact sound insulationPublication
BS ENISO 16283-3 insulation in buildings and of building elements Part 3: Façade sound insulationPublication
BS ENISO 1680:1999/A1 Acoustics - Test code for the measurement of airborne noise emitted by rotating electrical machinesApproval
BS ENISO 17628 Geotechnical investigation and testing - Geothermal testing - Determination of thermal conductivity of soil and rock using a borehole heat exchangerPublication
BS ENISO 17892-3 Geotechnical investigation and testing – Laboratory testing of soil - Part 3 Determination of particle densityApproval
BS ENISO 17892-4 testing – Laboratory testing of soil - Part 4 Determination of particle size distributionPublic Comment
BS ENISO 17892-5 Geotechnical investigation and testing - Laboratory testing of soil Part 5: Incremental loading oedometer testPublic Comment
BS ENISO 17892-6 Geotechnical investigation and testing - Laboratory testing of soil Part 6: Fall cone testPublic Comment
BS ENISO 18674-2 Geotechnical monitoring by field instrumentation Part 2: Measurement of displacements along a line: ExtensometersPublic Comment
BS ENISO 22476-11 Geotechnical investigation and testing - Field testing Part 11: Flat dilatometer testIdea
BS ENISO 22476-9 Geotechnical investigation and testing - Field Testing Part 9: Field Vane testAccepted
BS ENISO 22477-1 Geotechnical investigation and testing – Testing of geotechnical structures – Part 1: Pile load test by static axially loaded compressionIdea
BS ENISO 22477-5 - Testing of geotechnical structures Part 5: Testing of pre-stressed ground anchorsAccepted
BS ENISO 22477-6 - Testing of geotechnical structures Part 6: Testing of soil nailsAccepted
BS ENISO 3743-2:1994/Amd 1 sound power levels of noise sources using sound pressure - Engineering methods for small, movable sources in reverberant fields Part 2: Methods for special reverberation test rooms - Amendment 1Approval
BS ENISO 3745:2012/Amd 1 sound power levels and sound energy levels of noise sources using sound pressure - Precision methods for anechoic rooms and hemi-anechoic rooms - Amendment 1Public Comment
BS ENISO 6926 Acoustics - Requirements for the performance and calibration of reference sound sources used for the determination of sound power levelsApproval
BS ENISO 717-1:2013+COR1null
BS ISO 10140-4 Acoustics - Laboratory measurement of sound insulation of building elements Part 4: Measurement procedures and requirementsAccepted
BS ISO 10292 Glass in building - Calculation of steady-state U values (thermal transmittance) of multiple glazingPublic Comment
BS ISO 14163 Acoustics - Guidelines for noise control by silencersPublic Comment
BS ISO 15686-5 Buildings and constructed assets - Service-life planning Part 5: Life-cycle costingPublication
BS ISO 15686-7 Buildings and constructed assets - Service life planning Part 7: Performance evaluation for feedback of service life data from practiceIdea
BS ISO 16932 Glass in building - Destructive-windstorm-resistant security glazing - Test and classificationPublic Comment
BS ISO 19597 Glass in building - Determination of emissivityAccepted
BS ISO 1996-1 Acoustics - Description, measurement and assessment of environmental noise Part 1: Basic quantities and assessment proceduresPublic Comment
Opens a new windowBS ISO 1996-2 Acoustics - Description, measurement and assessment of environmental noise Part 2: Determination of environmental noise levelsPublic Comment
BS ISO 26101:2012/Amd 1 Acoustics - Test methods for the qualification of free-field environments - Amendment 1Public Comment
BS ISO 29584 Glass in building - Pendulum impact testing and classification of safety glass for use in buildingsPublic Comment
BS ISO 3740 Acoustics - Determination of sound power levels of noise sources - Guidelines for the use of basic standardsAccepted
BS ISO 532-1 Acoustics - Methods for calculating loudness Part 1: Zwicker methodAccepted
BS ISO 532-2 Acoustics - Methods for calculating loudness Part 2: Moore-Glasberg methodAccepted
BS ISO 9050 Glass in building - Determination of light transmittance, solar direct transmittance, total solar energy transmittance, ultraviolet transmittance and related glazing factorsPublic Comment
BS ISO 9296 Acoustics - Declared noise emission values of information technology and telecommunicationsPublic Comment
BS ISO/TR 17534-3 of sound outdoors Part 3: Recommendations for quality assured implementation of ISO 9613-2 in software according to ISO 17534-1Approval
BSEN1026/A1 Windows and doors - Air permeability - Test methodnull

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Published standards (86)

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BS EN 15657-1:2009Acoustic properties of building elements and of buildings. Laboratory measurement of airborne and structure borne sound from building equipment - Simplified cases where the equipment mobilities are much higher than the receiver mobilities, taking whirlpool baths as an exampleCurrent
BS ISO 15665:2003Acoustics. Acoustic insulation for pipes, valves and flangesCurrent
BS EN ISO 18233:2006Acoustics. Application of new measurement methods in building and room acousticsCurrent
BS EN ISO 12999-1:2014Acoustics. Determination and application of measurement uncertainties in building acoustics - Sound insulationCurrent
BS EN ISO 10534-1:2001Acoustics. Determination of sound absorption coefficient and impedance in impedances tubes - Method using standing wave ratioCurrent
BS EN ISO 16283-1:2014Acoustics. Field measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Airborne sound insulationCurrent
BS EN ISO 10052:2004+A1:2010Acoustics. Field measurements of airborne and impact sound insulation and of service equipment sound. Survey methodCurrent
BS EN ISO 10140-2:2010Acoustics. Laboratory measurement of sound insulation of building elements - Measurement of airborne sound insulationCurrent
BS EN ISO 10140-4:2010Acoustics. Laboratory measurement of sound insulation of building elements - Measurement procedures and requirementsCurrent
BS EN ISO 10140-3:2010Acoustics. Laboratory measurement of sound insulation of building elements - Measurement of impact sound insulationCurrent, Work in Hand
BS EN ISO 10140-1:2010+A2:2014Acoustics. Laboratory measurement of sound insulation of building elements - Application rules for specific productsCurrent, Work in Hand
BS EN ISO 10140-5:2010+A1:2014Acoustics. Laboratory measurement of sound insulation of building elements - Requirements for test facilities and equipmentCurrent
BS EN ISO 10848-2:2006Acoustics. Laboratory measurement of the flanking transmission of airborne and impact sound between adjoining rooms - Application to light elements when the junction has a small influenceCurrent
BS EN ISO 10848-4:2010Acoustics. Laboratory measurement of the flanking transmission of airborne and impact sound between adjoining rooms - Application to junctions with at least one heavy elementCurrent
BS EN ISO 10848-1:2006Acoustics. Laboratory measurement of the flanking transmission of airborne and impact sound between adjoining rooms - Frame documentCurrent
BS EN ISO 10848-3:2006Acoustics. Laboratory measurement of the flanking transmission of airborne and impact sound between adjoining rooms - Application to light elements when the junction has a substantial influenceCurrent
BS EN ISO 16251-1:2014Acoustics. Laboratory measurement of the reduction of transmitted impact noise by floor coverings on a small floor mock-up - Heavyweight compact floorCurrent
BS EN ISO 7235:2003Acoustics. Laboratory measurement procedures for ducted silencers and air-terminal units. Insertion loss, flow noise and total pressure lossWithdrawn
BS EN ISO 7235:2009Acoustics. Laboratory measurement procedures for ducted silencers and air-terminal units. Insertion loss, flow noise and total pressure lossCurrent
BS EN ISO 11691:2009Acoustics. Measurement of insertion loss of ducted silencers without flow. Laboratory survey methodCurrent
BS EN ISO 3382-3:2012Acoustics. Measurement of room acoustic parameters - Open plan offices Current
BS EN ISO 3382-2:2008Acoustics. Measurement of room acoustic parameters - Reverberation time in ordinary roomsCurrent
BS EN ISO 3382-1:2009Acoustics. Measurement of room acoustic parameters - Performance spacesCurrent
BS EN ISO 354:2003Acoustics. Measurement of sound absorption in a reverberation roomCurrent
BS EN 20140-9:1994Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Laboratory measurement of room-to-room airborne sound insulation of a suspended ceiling with a plenum above itWithdrawn
BS EN 20140-10:1992Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Laboratory measurement of airborne sound insulation of small building elementsWithdrawn
BS EN ISO 140-1:1998Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Requirements for laboratory test facilities with suppressed flanking transmissionWithdrawn
BS EN ISO 140-3:1995Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Laboratory measurement of airborne sound insulation of building elementsWithdrawn
BS EN ISO 140-11:2005Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Laboratory measurements of the reduction of transmitted impact sound by floor coverings on lightweight reference floorsWithdrawn
BS EN ISO 140-16:2006Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Laboratory measurement of the sound reduction index improvement by additional liningWithdrawn
BS EN ISO 140-18:2006Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Laboratory measurement of sound generated by rainfall on building elementsCurrent
BS EN ISO 140-8:1998Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Laboratory measurements of the reduction of transmitted impact noise by floor coverings on a heavyweight standard floorWithdrawn
BS EN ISO 140-5:1998Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Field measurements of airborne sound insulation of facade elements and facadesCurrent
BS EN ISO 140-6:1998Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Laboratory measurements of impact sound insulation of floorsWithdrawn
BS EN ISO 140-7:1998Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Field measurements of impact sound insulation of floorsCurrent
BS EN ISO 140-12:2000Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Laboratory measurement of room-to-room airborne and impact sound insulation of an access floorWithdrawn
BS EN ISO 140-4:1998Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Field measurements of airborne sound insulation between roomsWithdrawn
BS EN ISO 140-14:2004Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Guidelines for special situations in the fieldCurrent
BS EN ISO 15186-3:2010Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements using sound intensity - Laboratory measurements at low frequenciesCurrent
BS EN ISO 15186-2:2010Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements using sound intensity - Field measurementsCurrent
BS EN ISO 15186-1:2003Acoustics. Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements using sound intensity - Laboratory measurementsCurrent
BS EN ISO 3382:2000Acoustics. Measurement of the reverberation time of rooms with reference to other acoustical parametersWithdrawn
BS EN ISO 7235:1996Acoustics. Measurement procedures for ducted silencers. Insertion loss, flow noise and total pressure lossWithdrawn
BS EN 29052-1:1992Acoustics. Method for the determination of dynamic stiffness. - Materials used under floating floors in dwellingsCurrent
BS EN ISO 717-1:1997Acoustics. Rating of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Airborne sound insulationWithdrawn
BS EN ISO 717-2:1997Acoustics. Rating of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Impact sound insulationWithdrawn
BS EN ISO 717-1:2013Acoustics. Rating of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Airborne sound insulationCurrent
BS EN ISO 717-2:2013Acoustics. Rating of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Impact sound insulationCurrent
BS EN ISO 11654:1997Acoustics. Sound absorbers for use in buildings. Rating of sound absorptionCurrent
BS ISO 17497-2:2012Acoustics. Sound-scattering properties of surfaces - Measurement of the directional diffusion coefficient in a free fieldCurrent
BS ISO 17497-1:2004+A1:2014Acoustics. Sound-scattering properties of surfaces - Measurement of the random-incidence scattering coefficient in a reverberation roomCurrent
BS EN 16487:2014Acoustics. Test code for suspended ceilings. Sound absorptionCurrent
AMD 15277BSENISO140-3 : 1995 Acoustics - Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Part 3: Laboratory measurement of airbourne sound insulation of building elements|
BS EN 12354-3:2000Building acoustics. Estimation of acoustic performance in buildings from the performance of elements - Airborne sound insulation against outdoor soundCurrent
BS EN 12354-4:2000Building acoustics. Estimation of acoustic performance in buildings from the performance of elements - Transmission of indoor sound to the outsideCurrent
BS EN 12354-1:2000Building acoustics. Estimation of acoustic performance in buildings from the performance of elements - Airborne sound insulation between roomsCurrent
BS EN 12354-2:2000Building acoustics. Estimation of acoustic performance in buildings from the performance of elements - Impact sound insulation between roomsCurrent
BS EN 12354-5:2009Building acoustics. Estimation of acoustic performance of building from the performance of elements - Sounds levels due to the service equipmentCurrent
BS EN 12354-6:2003Building acoustics. Estimation of acoustic performance of buildings from the performance of elements - Sound absorption in enclosed spacesCurrent
BS 7643-3:1993Building construction. Expression of users' requirements - Acoustical requirementsCurrent
PD CEN/TR 15226:2006Building products. Treatment of acoustics in product technical specificationsCurrent
BS 8233:1987Code of practice for sound insulation and noise reduction for buildingsWithdrawn
BS 8216:1991Code of practice for use of sprayed lightweight mineral coatings used for thermal insulation and sound absorption in buildingsWithdrawn
BS EN 20140-2:1993Determination, verification and application of precision dataWithdrawn
BS EN 12758:2002Glass in building. Glazing and airborne sound insulation. Product descriptions and determination of propertiesWithdrawn
BS EN 12758:2011Glass in building. Glazing and airborne sound insulation. Product descriptions and determination of propertiesCurrent
BS 8233:2014Guidance on sound insulation and noise reduction for buildingsCurrent
BS 6177:1982Guide to selection and use of elastomeric bearings for vibration isolation of buildingsWithdrawn
BS EN 14496:2005Gypsum based adhesives for thermal/acoustic insulation composite panelsa nd plasterboards. Definitions, requirements and test methodsCurrent
BS EN 16205:2013Laboratory measurement of walking noise on floorsCurrent
BS 2750-6:1980Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Laboratory measurements of impact sound insulation of floorsWithdrawn
BS 2750-7:1980Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Field measurements of impact sound insulation of floorsWithdrawn
BS 2750-3:1980Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Laboratory measurements of airborne sound insulation of building elementsWithdrawn
BS 2750-4:1980Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Field measurements of airborne sound insulation between roomsWithdrawn
BS 2750-5:1980Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Field measurements of airborne sound insulation of facade elements and facadesWithdrawn
BS 2750-1:1980Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Recommendations for laboratoriesWithdrawn
BS 2750-8:1980Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Laboratory measurements of the reduction of transmitted impact noise by floor coverings on a standard floorWithdrawn
BS 5363:1976Method for measurement of reverberation time in auditoriaWithdrawn
BS 4142:1997Method for rating industrial noise affecting mixed residential and industrial areasWithdrawn
BS 4142:2014Methods for rating and assessing industrial and commercial soundCurrent
BS 5821-1:1984Methods for rating the sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Method for rating the airborne sound insulation in buildings and of interior building elementsWithdrawn
BS 5821-2:1984Methods for rating the sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Method for rating the impact sound insulationWithdrawn
BS 5821-3:1984Methods for rating the sound insulation in buildings and of building elements - Method for rating the airborne sound insulation of façade elements and façadesCurrent
BS EN 14759:2005Shutters. Acoustic insulation relative to airborne sound. Expression of performanceCurrent
BS 8233:1999Sound insulation and noise reduction for buildings. Code of practiceWithdrawn
CP 153-3:1972Windows and rooflights - Windows and rooflights. Sound insulationWithdrawn

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