Training for objective-based codes in Canada

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Conference6th International Conference on Performance-Based Codes and Fire Safety Design Methods: 14 June 2006, Tokyo, Japan
Pages112; # of pages: 12
Subjectperformance and objective-based codes; building and fire regulations; Codes & guides
AbstractThe 2005 National Building Code of Canada included, for the first time, objective-based requirements based on functional, intent and application statements. This paper presents the key components of Canada's objective-based codes concept. It describes how objective-based codes are intended to be used and the training material and delivery intended to support the transition to objective-based codes. It also provides reactions and comments since the launch of the new codes in 2005.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number50455
NPARC number20377252
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