The NRC has been working on a multi-year study to develop safe and cost-effective solutions to minimize the health risks from radon gas exposure in Canadian homes.
The NRC is currently conducting research to generate information for the development of guidelines to address overheating in buildings arising from extreme heat events as may occur from a changing climate.
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The NRC studied technology innovations that can overcome problems faced by conventional single core HRVs/ERVs due to the frost formation in the heat/energy exchangers.
The NRC and its partners have made some significant developments on the subject of energy code development for existing buildings.
Seminar presentations covered topics including the code development system, building envelope, lighting, heating ventilation and air conditioning, service water heating, electrical, performance compliance and the long-term energy strategy.
Reference to the use of asbestos, a known cause of lung cancer, will be removed from the 2020 National Building Code.
Clarification about the application of CSA B139-09, Installation Code for Oil Burning Equipment and Part 4 of Division B of the National Fire Code of Canada with regards to aboveground storage tanks.
The NZER project will support significant updates to building codes to improve the energy efficiency of buildings. The work being done supports the development of best practices, new building standards and the development of energy-efficient technologies.