An illustrated guide to what you should know about NBC Part 9 housing and small buildings.
Category: Housing Research
The National Research Council (NRC) has developed and validated a practical tool to measure formaldehyde emissions from existing indoor surfaces in homes.
Health Canada and the National Research Council of Canada are looking for people to participate in an upcoming study looking at indoor air quality in newly built homes and how it changes over time.
The electronic formats of the National Building, Fire and Plumbing Codes and Energy Code for Buildings, along with the provincial codes published by the NRC, are now available free of charge.
The typical single-storey, small area, timber-post- and beam-framed farm buildings
from a quarter century ago no longer represent the multi-storeys, large building area, modern structures designed and built today to meet the farming industry’s demands.
The National Research Council of Canada partnered with Health Canada on research to obtain formaldehyde emissions data from composite wood and laminated products.
The NRC is leading an initiative on Climate Resilient Buildings and Core Public Infrastructure, to provide updates to the climatic data, associated climatic loads and load combinations and new climate resilience provisions that will be implemented in the future editions of the codes, standards and guides.
The NRC initiated a study on the in-situ impacts of two ventilation systems with various indoor mixing scenarios. The project involved a side-by-side testing of the NRC’s Twin Test Houses.
The NRC is working on a number of initiatives to support a national effort to mitigate the risk posed by wildland fires.
NRC researchers tested and challenged two novel dual core technologies in environmental chambers which simulated realistic conditions identified in the north.