Carpentry 2: Reading Building Codes

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Carpentry 2: Reading Building Codes
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Carpentry 2: Reading Building Codes
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  1. Briefly describe why building codes have been established.
    Set minimum standards and regulations
  2. How is the National Building Code developed and revised?
    The CCBFC which includes builders, engineers, architects, owner/operators, fire and building officials and manufacturers
  3. How many parts are there in Division B of the NBC?
    9
  4. Is workmanship relating to aesthetics covered by the NBC?
    No
  5. In which Appendix will you find climatic information?
    Division B Appendix C
  6. Does the NBC apply to all buildings?
    It applies to all site or factory built buildings except farm buildings
  7. Part 9 of the NBC applies to what types of buildings?
    Not more than 3 stories and building area of 600 sq metres or less
  8. What do the numbers in the decimal numbering system refer to? (1st - 4th)
    • 1st: part of the NBC
    • 2nd:section within the part
    • 3rd: subsection
    • 4th: article in the subsection
    • Articles are broken into sentences that are indicated by numbers in parentheses. 
    • Sentences can be further broken into clauses, which are shown as lower-case letters in parentheses and subclauses, which are listed as roman numerals in parentheses.

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