Building Regulations for Market Access
The CCBFC will conduct its annual public review of proposed changes to the 2010 National Model Construction Codes from October 15 to December 23, 2013.
The CCBFC is issuing a call for volunteers to serve on the Standing Committees in the next Code development cycle.
The fall 2013 public review provides an opportunity to comment on proposed changes to add water-use efficiency requirements.
There are currently no regulations in Canada relating to lead content in plumbing products, but that situation is likely to change very soon.
Revisions and errata will soon be issued to Code users who purchased the National Model Construction Codes.
NRC has developed an online database that will make it easier for construction industry stakeholders to track the status of their requested changes.
The Commission approved several tasks for addition to the work plans of its Standing Committees.
The National Codes website recently underwent a major overhaul. There’s now more information on the Codes and how they’re developed—and it’s easier to find!
The 13th annual International Conference for Enhanced Building Operations is being held in Montreal from October 8-11.
NRC recently carried out a research project to better understand the effect of extreme fire on critical concrete infrastructure.
High Performance Buildings
The Canadian construction sector is seeking to develop energy-efficient, cost-effective, durable and buildable solutions that are well-suited to construction practices.