National Building Code of Canada 2005
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|Format||Loose-leaf Binder (two-volume set)||OR||Format||Softcover (two-volume set)|
|Catalogue No.||NRCC47666B||Catalogue No.||NRCC47666S|
|Pages||Approx. 1200||Pages||Approx. 1200|
|Language||English; Aussi disponible en français||Language||English; Aussi disponible en français|
|Price||$200.00 (for 2005 Code)||Price||$190.00 (for 2005 Code)|
|Softcover not available for purchase at this time.|
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Prepared under the auspices of the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes.
Published by the National Research Council of Canada, 2005.
|The National Building Code of Canada 2005 (NBC) is the
"bible" of the construction industry, designed to ensure that buildings are
structurally sound, safe from fire, free of health hazards, and
Prepared by the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, the NBC is used as a model for virtually all regulations in Canada and pertains whether you are constructing a building, or renovating or altering it. Health and safety are the Code's primary objectives, and it strives to achieve these objectives by establishing model standards. Divided into nine parts and organized using a convenient decimal numbering system, the NBC defines words, terms and phrases, and spells out minimum requirements for fire protection; structural design; environmental separation, heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC); plumbing; construction site safety; and housing and small building construction.
Since the publication of the previous edition in 1995, all three National Construction Codes have undergone extensive reviews and changes that now make the 2005 editions clearer, easier to apply to renovation and more accommodating to technological innovation. New to the 2005 Code:
In Division B, Code users can find the "acceptable solutions," which consist of the 1995 Code provisions updated with technical changes. Most of the Code structure and vocabulary that users are familiar with remain the same, which will make getting used to the new Codes much easier.
Finally, Division C contains administrative provisions, which have all been consolidated into this one place.
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