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Document ID (ISN)57122
CIS number 91-1777
Year 1990
Convention or series no. NRCC No.30619
Title National Building Code of Canada 1990
Bibliographic information National Research Council of Canada, Associate Committee on the National Building Code, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 10th ed., 1990. xv, 423p. Illus. Index.
Abstract This is a recommended model code for adoption by appropriate authorities. It is essentially a minimum set of regulations thought to be necessary for public health, fire safety, and structural sufficiency. It establishes a standard of safety for building construction, including extensions or alterations, the evaluation of buildings undergoing a change of occupancy, and upgrading of buildings to remove hazards. The Code is composed of the following parts: scope and definitions; general requirements; use and occupancy; structural design; wind, water and vapour protection; heating, ventilating and air conditioning; plumbing services; safety measures at construction and demolition sites; housing and small buildings.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; fire hazards; fire protection; construction work; building industry; buildings
Descriptors (secondary) protection against natural phenomena; construction sites; demolition; ventilation; air conditioning; safety by design; heating; plumbing; law; standard; cooling
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering