2012 BC Building Code

Section 9.36 Energy Efficiency

Energy Step Code

  • Click here for  a direct link to the BC Province for info on the BC Step Code
  • Click here to view a Presentation on the new Energy Step Code
  • Click here for the BC Energy Step Code Guide V1
    (A publication of the Energy Step Code Council and the Building and Safety Standards Branch)

Building Code Climate Zones

  • Click here for climate Zone 4 PDF from BC Housing (formally the HPO)
  • Click here for climate Zone 5 to 7a  PDF from BC Housing (formally the HPO)

9.36.5 Performance Path

  • Click here for in information on the 2010 NBC 9.36.5 Guidlines for Using HOT2000 with the Perfromance Path (published by NRCan)

Section 9.32 Ventilation

  • Click here for an information bulletin that summarizes the 9.32 ventilation requirements
  • Click here for an HRV Guide for Houses PDF from BC Housing (formally the HPO)
  • Click here for the 9.32 Ventilation tables