Ontario Building Code

condo soundscape

CondoBusiness

Code changes fine-tune Ontario condo soundscape

As of January 1, developers will no longer have to meet a challenging standard for the comprehensibility of voice communications systems, and they can take an alternative approach to calculating sound transmission between dwelling units.
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Canadian Property Management

Ontario spurns unpaid building code advisors

The 2019 Ontario budget lists the Building Code Conservation Advisory Council among 10 provincial agencies deemed to be unnecessary or imprudent expenditures.
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CondoBusiness

Retrofitting with Triple-Glazed Windows

Proposed changes to the Ontario Building Code will create opportunity for more energy efficient building products, such as triple-glazed windows.

Canadian Property Management

Compliance with AODA lessens liability risk

Many of Ontario’s building owners and managers are now struggling to decipher requirements for barrier-free access in the Ontario Building Code (OBC), under the Accessibility