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ISO DIS 22955

Acoustics — Acoustic quality of open office spaces

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Organization: ISO
Publication Date: 30 January 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 42
ICS Code (Acoustics in building. Sound insulation): 91.120.20
ICS Code (Noise with respect to human beings): 13.140
scope:

This document applies to all open-plan offices, in which the following activities are performed:

- Space type 1: when the activity isn't known yet - vacant floor plate;

- Space type 2: activity mainly focusing on outside of the room communication (by telephone/ audio/video);

- Space type 3: activity mainly based on collaboration between people at nearest workstation;

- Space type 4: activity based on a small amount of collaborative work;

- Space type 5: activity which may involve receiving the public;

- Space type 6: combining activities within the same space.

It is a guide to support technical dialogue and formal commitment between the various stakeholders involved in the planning, design, construction or layout of open-plan workspaces: end customers, project owners, prescribers, consultants, etc.

More specifically, it applies to refitting projects of existing business sites (renovation and/or change or add activities) and layout projects for new spaces and spaces delivered unfurnished.

This document covers all activities and applies to the operations of the following stakeholders:

- end customer: diagnosis, survey, expression of needs in keeping with his knowledge in the area of acoustics;

- project owner: drafting contract specifications;

- project management companies (architects, acousticians, ergonomists, economists and consulting engineers): indicating the performance of acoustic solutions and the layout principles used to achieve the result expressed in the specifications;

- building trade: reaching a clear and verifiable target with respect to the choices of materials and implementation;

- promoter: promoting acoustic comfort in estate operations in order to use it as a competitive element;

- specialists in occupational health, safety and quality;

- expert assessments and consultancy.

Document History

ISO DIS 22955
January 30, 2020
Acoustics — Acoustic quality of open office spaces
This document applies to all open-plan offices, in which the following activities are performed: — Space type 1: when the activity isn’t known yet – vacant floor plate; — Space type 2: activity...

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