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807.6 Special Inspections for Sound Transmission
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An approved agency, employed by the building owner, shall furnish report(s) of test findings indicating that the results are in compliance with this section and the construction documents. Discrepancies shall be brought to the attention of the design professional and code official prior to the completion of that work. A final testing report documenting required testing and corrections of any discrepancies noted in prior tests shall be submitted at a point in time agreed upon by the building owner, or building owner's agent, design professional, and the code official for purposes of demonstrating compliance.
Exception: Test reports are not required for approved assemblies with an established sound transmission class (STC) rating.
In accordance with Section 807.3.1, all mechanical and emergency generator equipment shall be field tested in accordance with Table 903.1. Testing shall be conducted following the complete installation of the equipment or generators, the installation of sound reduction barriers, and balancing and operation of the equipment or generators. Testing shall be at locations representing the four cardinal directions from the face of the project building. Such testing shall occur on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday at both the day and night times within the periods shown in Table 807.3.1.
Testing shall be executed in accordance with Section 807.3.1 within not less than 50 percent of the total number of rooms contained in a building or structure, exclusive of closets and storage rooms less than 50 square feet (4.65 m2) in area, and exclusive of toilet facilities in accordance with Table 903.1. Testing shall occur following the complete installation of the equipment and systems, the installation of any sound reduction barriers, and balancing and operation of the equipment and systems.