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Canada"s framework for the regulation and design of buildings

Robert A. Hewett

Canada"s framework for the regulation and design of buildings

by Robert A. Hewett

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Published by National Research Council, Institute for Research in Construction in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building laws.,
  • Construction industry -- Law and legislation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRobert A. Hewett and Gordon L. Walt ; Building Science Insight "91.
    ContributionsWalt, Gordon L., Building Science Insight "91
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH226 .H48 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 85 p.
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14904404M

    On Decem , Environment and Climate Change Canada published a regulatory framework on the Clean Fuel Standard. The framework outlines the key elements of the design of the Clean Fuel Standard regulation, including its scope, regulated parties, carbon intensity approach, timing, and potential compliance options such as credit trading. The choice and design of the primary structure is a fundament part of the concept design of buildings, and ideally should be integrated with the development of the architectural design. Meeting client, planning and Building Regulation requirements are paramount, but there will be a range of structural forms that meet these requirements, each.

    Roadmap for Retrofits in Canada II () Roadmap for Retrofits in Canada () Building Solutions to Climate Change Report () Healthier Buildings in Canada Report () Energy Benchmarking in Canada Framework () Green Building in Canada Market Impacts Report () LEED in Motion: Canada () Green Building in Canada Report (). The National Building Code of Canada (NBC), published by NRC and developed by the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, sets out technical provisions for the design and construction of new buildings. It also applies to the alteration, change of use and demolition of existing buildings. Over technical changes have been incorporated in this new edition.

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