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  • Canadian Board for Harmonized Construction Codes (CBHCC)
  • Standing Committee Nomination Committee (SC-NC)
  • Standing Committee on Division A and C (SC-DIV.A/C)
  • 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)
  • Task Group on Insulation and Exterior Cladding (FP) (TG-IEC)
  • Advisory Council
  • Alteration to Existing Buildings Coordination Committee
  • CBHCC Task Group on Impact Analysis (Phase 3)
  • 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)
  • Canadian Table for Harmonized Construction Codes Policy (CTHCCP)
  • 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 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
2024-04-04 02:00 PM EDT to 2024-04-25 04:00 PM EDT

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

DAY 1: April 4, 2024
TIME: 2:00 to 4:00 PM ET

DAY 2: April 11, 2024
TIME: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET

DAY 3: April 25, 2024
TIME: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-04-15 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on HVAC and Plumbing

DATE: April 15, 2024
TIME: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM ET

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-04-15 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Environmental Separation

DATE: April 15, 2024
TIME: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-04-16 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM EDT

Task Group on Seismicity and Site Amplification (ED)

DATE: CANCELLED

Teleconference Cancelled
2024-04-23 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM EDT

Task Group on Thermal Bridging (EE)

DATE: April 23, 2024
TIME: 1:00 to 4:00 PM, ET  

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-04-30 11:30 AM to 03:30 PM EDT

Canadian Board for Harmonized Construction Codes

CBHCC Public Meeting - Virtual

DATE: April 30, 2024
TIME: 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM ET (US & Canada)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-05-03 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM EDT

Task Group on Tier 5 Prescriptive Path in Section 9.36.— Building Envelope & Mechanical (EE)

DATE: May 3, 2024
TIME: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-05-07 01:30 PM to 04:30 PM EDT

Task Group on Accessibility (UE)

DATE: May 7, 2024
TIME: 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM ET

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-05-15 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM EDT

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

DATE: May 15, 2024
TIME: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (ET)

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-05-16 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM EDT

Task Group on Airtightness (EE)

DATE: May 16, 2024
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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-05-21 01:30 PM to 04:30 PM EDT

Task Group on Accessibility (UE)

DATE: May 21, 2024
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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-05-22 01:00 PM EDT to 2024-05-29 04:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Hazardous Materials and Activities

DATE: May 22 (Day 1), May 29 (Day 2) 2024
TIME: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-05-27 01:00 PM EDT to 2024-06-03 04:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Fire Protection

DATE: May 27 (Day 1)and June 3 (Day 2), 2024
TIME: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET

Standing Committee on Fire Protection

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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-06-03 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Earthquake Design

DATE: June 3, 2024
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Teleconference Confirmed
2024-06-04 08:00 AM EDT to 2024-06-05 04:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Use and Egress

DATE: June 4-5, 2024
TIME: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
LOCATION: Ottawa

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Face to Face: Ottawa Confirmed
2024-06-04 08:00 AM EDT to 2024-06-06 05:00 PM EDT

Standing Committee on Energy Efficiency

DATE : June 4-6 2024
TIME :  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM ET
LOCATION: Lord Elgin Hotel, 100 Elgin St Ottawa, ON K1P 5K8

 

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