Member Heads Up
New Building and Fire Code STANDATA have been released
by Alberta Municipal Affairs
Building Code STANDATA:
14-BCI-002R1   Visual Signals
Provides clarity on the intended locations for Visual Signal Devices, including those within residential suites.

14-BCI-021   Application of 9.36. Energy Efficiency Requirements to Existing Buildings
Provides clarity regarding the application of ‘Section 9.36. Energy Efficiency’ of the Alberta Building Code (ABC 2014) to buildings that were constructed, or had building permits issued, prior to Section 9.36. coming into effect on November 1, 2016.

14-BCB-006   Radon Mitigation Part 6 Requirements
Provides guidance on the design requirements for soil gas mitigation systems that fall under Part 6 of the Alberta Building Code.

14-FCI-004   Portable Fire Extinguisher Tags
Provides clarity and visual examples relating to the information required on tags from inspections, testing, and maintenance performed on portable fire extinguishers.

14-FCB-005   Shipping Containers
Provides clarity on applying the Alberta Fire Code 2014 (AFC 2014) to shipping containers being used as either temporary or permanent storage buildings for flammable liquids, combustible liquids, explosives and/or dangerous goods.
More information
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For more information regarding STANDATA please contact:
Safety Services
For other questions or concerns please contact:
Director, Building Research & Advocacy
BILD Alberta
780-424-5890 (ext. 226)
BILD Alberta | 780-424-5890 |