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- Ottawa, Ontario

Running from October 11 to December 9, 2016, the first public review of the 2015 Codes will focus primarily on proposed changes to the 2015 editions of the NECB and the NPC.
Topic: Building codes, regulations and standards, Energy efficiency, Housing research
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- Ottawa, Ontario

To help Quebec code users understand the code provisions and their impacts, NRC, in collaboration with the Régie du bâtiment du Québec, is offering seminars on major technical changes in these documents.
Topic: Building codes, regulations and standards
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- Ottawa, Ontario

The revisions package, which includes replacement pages, is available free of charge to subscribers through Publication Sales.
Topic: Building codes, regulations and standards
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Errata Package #1 can be downloaded free of charge from the Alberta Municipal Affairs website.
Topic: Building codes, regulations and standards, Housing research
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Pre-register now for a Canada-wide series of seminars on the 2015 Codes. Participants will learn about many of the significant technical changes to Codes Canada publications.
Topic: Building codes, regulations and standards, Energy efficiency, Housing research
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- Ottawa, Ontario

The national model codes governing construction in Canada—the National Building Code, National Fire Code, National Plumbing Code and National Energy Code for Buildings—are now collectively called Codes Canada.
Topic: Building codes, regulations and standards, Energy efficiency, Housing research
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- Ottawa, Ontario

For over 75 years, the provinces, territories and the federal government have worked together in supporting an open collaborative process for developing model building, fire, plumbing and energy codes with the aim of harmonizing building and safety regulations across Canada.
Topic: Building codes, regulations and standards, Energy efficiency, Housing research
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Over 360 proposed changes are incorporated in the National Building Code 2015 (NBC). The changes to Part 9 and those concerned with expanding combustible construction to six storeys are described in separate articles. This article highlights three important sets of changes in Parts 3, 4 and 5.
Topic: Building codes, regulations and standards
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- Ottawa, Ontario

This article summarizes the most significant changes affecting housing and small buildings in the National Building Code 2015 (NBC).
Topic: Building codes, regulations and standards, Housing research
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Twenty-eight technical changes are incorporated in the National Plumbing Code 2015 (NPC) and over 90 changes were introduced in the National Energy Code for Buildings 2015 (NECB).
Topic: Building codes, regulations and standards, Housing research