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Alternate Titles: National Building Code of Canada, NBCC, National Fire Code, National Energy Code, National Plumbing Code

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Print copies are held at the Woodward and Okanagan Libraries in their reference (non-circulating) collections. Call number TH425 .N3 2015

The National Building Code of Canada 2015 (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 360 technical changes have been incorporated in this edition.

The NBC 2015 complements the National Fire Code of Canada 2015, and both are indispensable for officials, educators and construction professionals.

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The National Research Council Canada offers Codes Canada publications for free. This includes the National Building Code, Fire Code, Energy Code and Plumbing Code available through the NRC Virtual Store. A registered account is required to obtain a copy. Visit: 

A free downloadable PDF file is available. This file is locked to an individual computer and cannot be transferred. It cannot be installed on a network drive. Printing is unlimited for the PDF format. 

A free single user, online access allows users to view the publications online from any computer connected to the Internet. Printing is limited to 20 pages at a time for single user online. 





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