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  • Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC)
  • Standing Committee on Earthquake Design (ED)
  • Standing Committee on Energy Efficiency (EE)
  • Standing Committee on Environmental Separation (ES)
  • Standing Committee on Fire Protection (FP)
  • Standing Committee on HVAC and Plumbing (HP)
  • Standing Committee on Hazardous Materials and Activities (HMA)
  • Standing Committee on Housing and Small Buildings (HSB)
  • Standing Committee on Structural Design (SD)
  • Standing Committee on Use and Egress (UE)
  • Alteration to Existing Buildings Coordination Committee
  • CCBFC Appeal Hearing
  • CCBFC Executive Committee — Division A/C
  • CCBFC Selection Committee
  • CCBFC Task Group on Priorities
  • CCBFC Technical Translation Verification Committee (TTVC)
  • Canadian Board for Harmonized Construction Codes (CBHCC)
  • Committee of the Standing Committee Chairs
  • Federal Government Advisory Committee on Codes
  • Joint CCBFC Executive Committee/Committee of the Standing Committee Chairs
  • Joint CCBFC Executive Committee/PTPACC
  • Joint CCBFC/PTPACC Task Group on Alterations to Existing Buildings (JTG on AEB)
  • Joint CCBFC/PTPACC Task Group on Codes Harmonization
  • Joint CCBFC/PTPACC Task Group on Impact Analysis (Phase 3)
  • Joint Task Group on Accessible Manual Stations (HSB/UE)
  • Joint Task Group on Fire Alarm Systems (UE/HSB)
  • Joint Task Group on Fire Performance of Floor Assemblies in Houses (HSB/FP/UE) (JTG FPFAH)
  • Joint Task Group on Grab Bars in Bathtubs and Showers (UE/HSB)
  • Joint Task Group on Lateral Loads (HSB/ED)
  • Joint Task Group on Potential Consequences of High Performing Homes (HSB/EE)
  • Joint Task Group on Safety Glazing (UE/FP/HSB/ES) (SG)
  • Joint Task Group on Snow Loads (SD/HSB)
  • Joint Task Group on Spatial Separation of Houses (HSB/FP)
  • Joint Task Group on Steel Sheet Products (ES/HSB)
  • Joint Task Group on Testing of Gypsum Board Coatings (ES/HSB) (JTG TGBC)
  • Joint Working Group on Fire and Sound Resistance Tables (HSB/FP/ES)
  • Provincial/Territorial Policy Advisory Committee on Codes (PTPACC)
  • Standing Committee Nomination Committee
  • TG-Alteration to Existing Buildings – NECB & TG-Alteration to Existing Buildings – NBC Section 9.36.
  • Task Group on Accessibility (UE)
  • Task Group on Airtightness (EE)
  • Task Group on Alteration to Existing Buildings (ES)
  • Task Group on Alteration to Existing Buildings in NBC Part 9 (HSB)
  • Task Group on Alteration to Existing Buildings – NBC Section 9.36. (EE)
  • Task Group on Alteration to Existing Buildings – NECB (EE)
  • Task Group on Basements (HSB)
  • Task Group on Climatic Loads (SD)
  • Task Group on Commentaries J and L (ED)
  • Task Group on Encapsulated Mass Timber Construction (12-Storey EMTC) (FP)
  • Task Group on Energy Use Metrics (EE)
  • Task Group on HVAC Service Requirements for Alterations to Existing Buildings (HP)
  • Task Group on Installation of Plumbing Systems (HP)
  • Task Group on Live Load Due to Use and Occupancy (SD)
  • Task Group on Live Load Due to Use and Occupancy (SD) and Task Group on Climatic Loads (SD)
  • Task Group on Means of Egress in Assembly Occupancies (UE)
  • Task Group on Plumbing System Installation Requirements for Alterations to Existing Buildings (HP)
  • Task Group on Prescriptive Trade-off Path in Section 9.36. (EE)
  • Task Group on Radon and Soil Gas Mitigation (HSB)
  • Task Group on RdRo Factors and Seismic Force Resisting Systems (ED)
  • Task Group on Reference to CSA B139-19 Standard (HMA)
  • Task Group on Resilience and Performance based design (ED)
  • Task Group on Seismicity and Site Amplification (ED)
  • Task Group on Small Buildings Validation (EE)
  • Task Group on Stairs, Ramps, Handrails and Guards (HSB)
  • Task Group on Thermal Bridging (EE)
  • Task Group on Tier 5 Prescriptive Path Section 9.36. - Building Envelope (EE)
  • Task Group on Tier 5 Prescriptive Path in Section 9.36. – Mechanical (EE)
  • Task Group on User’s Guides — NECB and Section 9.36. of the NBC (EE)
  • Task Group on Water-use Efficiency (HP)
  • Task group on Operational Greenhouse Gas Emissions (EE)

Date modified: 2023-01-30

Meeting calendar

Date Committee Type/Location Status
2023-02-06 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM EST

Task Group on Accessibility (UE)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-02-06 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EST

Joint Task Group on Fire Performance of Floor Assemblies in Houses (HSB/FP/UE)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-02-08 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM EST

Standing Committee on Environmental Separation

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-02-08 12:30 PM to 03:30 PM EST

Task Group on Alteration to Existing Buildings – NBC Section 9.36. (EE)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-02-08 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EST

Joint CCBFC/PTPACC Task Group on Impact Analysis (Phase 3)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-02-09 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM EST

Task Group on Tier 5 Prescriptive Path in Section 9.36. – Mechanical (EE)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-02-10 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EST

Task Group on Encapsulated Mass Timber Construction (12-Storey EMTC) (FP)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-02-13 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM EST

Standing Committee on Environmental Separation

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-02-13 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM EST

Task group on Operational Greenhouse Gas Emissions (EE)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-02-21 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EST

Standing Committee on Housing and Small Buildings

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-02-22 01:00 PM to 03:30 PM EST

Task Group on Seismicity and Site Amplification (ED)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-02-23 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM EST

Task Group on Radon and Soil Gas Mitigation (HSB)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-02-24 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Task Group on Energy Use Metrics (EE)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-02-24 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM EST

Standing Committee on HVAC and Plumbing

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-02-27 08:00 AM EST to 2023-03-01 05:00 PM EST

Standing Committee on Energy Efficiency

TENTATIVE Face-to-face meeting

Ottawa - TBD

 

DATE/TIME: February 27, 2023, 8 AM to 5 PM
 

DATE/TIME: February 28, 2023, 8 AM to 5 PM
 

DATE/TIME: March 1, 2023, 8 AM to 5 PM
 

Please note this meeting has not been confirmed

Face to Face Confirmed
2023-03-02 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EST

Standing Committee on Fire Protection

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-03-06 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EST

Standing Committee on Use and Egress

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-03-08 12:30 PM to 03:30 PM EST

Task Group on Alteration to Existing Buildings – NBC Section 9.36. (EE)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-03-08 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EST

Joint CCBFC/PTPACC Task Group on Impact Analysis (Phase 3)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-03-09 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM EST

Task Group on Thermal Bridging (EE)

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Face to Face Confirmed
2023-03-09 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EST

Standing Committee on Fire Protection

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-03-15 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Use and Egress

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-03-21 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM EDT

Alteration to Existing Buildings Coordination Committee

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-03-29 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM EDT

Task Group on Radon and Soil Gas Mitigation (HSB)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2023-03-30 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Housing and Small Buildings

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Teleconference Confirmed
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