Codes Canada has announced that electronic editions of the 2015 National Building, Fire, Plumbing and Energy Code for buildings are now available free of charge. This includes access to the downloadable, offline access PDF file and the single user, online access subscription. The printed edition is available for purchase at a reduced price. To order, follow the links from the Codes Canada Publications page of the National Research Council Canada website or follow CodeNews.ca’s Step-by-Step Guide to ordering.

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