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2015 NBCC Comes into Force on January 1, 2018

The SBOA has received verbal confirmation from the Chief Building Official of Saskatchewan that the 2015 NBCC has been adopted in Saskatchewan for implementation on January 1, 2018. Implementation of Section 9.36, Energy Efficiency, and the “National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings 2015” is deferred until January 1, 2019. A full information package is being developed by Building Standards and will be available soon.

Canadian Code - PUBLIC REVIEW

Public reviews on proposed changes to codes until January 2, 2018

The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) invites Code users and stakeholders to participate in the fall 2017 public review of proposed changes to Codes Canada publications:

  • National Building Code of Canada 2015 (NBC)
  • National Fire Code of Canada 2015 (NFC)
  • National Plumbing Code of Canada 2015 (NPC)

With an interim change planned for publication in late 2017, no changes are being proposed for the National Energy Code for Buildings this public review.

To access the public review, go to:

CCMC MgO Board Advisory - July 2017

Many of you will recall the burn demonstrations of the wood sheds in Humboldt to demonstrate the fire resistance characteristics of a product known as MgO board. Rethinking Construction, a Saskatchewan based company provided the demonstration, and is the manufacturer of MEGRETe MgO Board. They have received their CCMC Evaluation Report, and their product is officially acceptable for use as a non-structural exterior and interior sheathing.

Read more: CCMC MgO Board Advisory - July 2017

CCMC Evaluation Report on“14036-R DC 315 Intumescent Coating

In response to questions from Building Officials across Canada concerning the Canadian Construction Material Centre’s (CCMC) evaluation report “CCMC 14036-R DC 315 Intumescent Coating” manufactured by International Fireproof Technology Inc. (IFTI), CCMC is providing the following technical clarification as was requested by many.

Read more: CCMC Evaluation Report on“14036-R DC 315 Intumescent Coating