Challenges of Chief Building Officials with Innovative Building Enclosure ProductsJanuary 9, 2019
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
8:00 pm: Presentation
OBEC / OAA Members: $28.00 + $3.64 HST = $31.64
A core reason why the National Model Building Code and the resulting provincial codes moved to an objective-based format is to foster design, system and materials innovation. As a practical matter, however, innovation remains a difficult matter to deal with, and the municipal compliance community is wrestling with how to provide a consistent level of service and code interpretation while exercising the decision-making discretion inherent in considering alternative solutions under the Code. Additionally, there are other complicating factors outside of the Building Code which are also contributing to the problem.