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  • Standing Committee on Environmental Separation (ES)
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  • Advisory Council
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  • Committee of the Standing Committee Chairs
  • Federal Government Advisory Committee on Codes
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  • 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 Task Group on Accessible Manual Stations (HSB/UE) (JTG-AMS)
  • Joint Task Group on Fire Alarm Systems (UE/HSB) (JTG-FAS)
  • 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) (JTG-GB)
  • Joint Task Group on Lateral Loads (HSB/ED) (JTG-LL)
  • Joint Task Group on Potential Consequences of High Performing Homes (HSB/EE) (JTG-PCHPH)
  • Joint Task Group on Safety Glazing (UE/FP/HSB/ES) (JTG-SG)
  • Joint Task Group on Snow Loads (SD/HSB) (JTG-SL)
  • Joint Task Group on Spatial Separation of Houses (HSB/FP) (JTG-SSH)
  • Joint Task Group on Steel Sheet Products (ES/HSB) (JTG-SSP)
  • 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) (JWG-FSRT)
  • Provincial/Territorial Policy Advisory Committee on Codes (PTPACC)
  • TG-Alteration to Existing Buildings – NECB & TG-Alteration to Existing Buildings – NBC Section 9.36.
  • Task Group on Accessibility (UE) (TG-A)
  • Task Group on Airtightness (EE) (TG-AIR)
  • Task Group on Alteration to Existing Buildings (ES) (TG-AEB ES)
  • Task Group on Alteration to Existing Buildings in NBC Part 9 (HSB) (TG-AEB HSB)
  • Task Group on Alteration to Existing Buildings – NBC Section 9.36. (EE) (TG-AEB 936)
  • Task Group on Alteration to Existing Buildings – NECB (EE) (TG-AEB)
  • Task Group on Basements (HSB) (TG-BASE)
  • Task Group on Climatic Loads (SD) (TG-CL)
  • 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 Overheating in Dwelling Units
  • 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 Tier 5 Prescriptive Path in Section 9.36.— Building Envelope & 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)
  • Transition Advisory Committee (TAC)

Date modified: 2024-03-26

Meeting calendar

Date Committee Type/Location Status
2024-07-11 01:00 PM EDT to 2024-07-18 04:00 PM EDT

Task Group on Radon and Soil Gas Mitigation (HSB)

DATE: July 11 (Day 1), July 12 (Day 2), July 18 (Day 3), 2024
TIME: 1:00PM - 4:00PM (ET)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-07-25 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EDT

Task Group on Overheating in Dwelling Units

DATE: July 25, 2024
TIME: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-08-07 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Housing and Small Buildings

DATE: Wednesday August 7, 2024
TIME: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (ET)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-08-14 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Housing and Small Buildings

DATE: Wednesday, August 14, 2024
TIME: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (ET)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-08-15 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Fire Protection

DATE: August 15, 2024
TIME: 1:00pm - 4:00pm (ET)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-08-15 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EDT

Task Group on Overheating in Dwelling Units

DATE: August 15, 2024

TIME: 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM (ET)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-08-21 12:00 PM EDT to 2024-08-28 03:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Energy Efficiency

DATE: August 21 (Day 1), August 28 (Day 2), 2024
TIME: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (ET)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-08-21 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Hazardous Materials and Activities

DATE: August 21, 2024

TIME: 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM (ET)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-08-28 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EDT

Task Group on Overheating in Dwelling Units

DATE: August 28, 2024

TIME: 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM (ET)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-09-04 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Housing and Small Buildings

DATE: Wednesday, September 4, 2024
TIME: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-09-11 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Housing and Small Buildings

DATE: Wednesday, September 11, 2024
TIME: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-09-18 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Housing and Small Buildings

DATE: Wednesday, September 18, 2024
TIME: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-09-26 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EDT

Task Group on Overheating in Dwelling Units

DATE: September 26, 2024

TIME: 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM (ET)

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