BUILDING CODES...

Ontario's New Building Codes

What you should know about the 2006 Ontario Building Code...
What we have been saying all along!


Ontario Households and Business Will Save Energy and Money …. Purchasers of houses built to the new energy efficiency standards that become effective at the end of this year will recoup cost-savings equivalent to the extra cost of the upgrades within three years.

The Building Code will now require that:

• Insulation levels of ceilings in houses be increased by 29 per cent
• Insulation levels of basement walls of houses be increased by 50 per cent
• Window energy efficiency in houses be increased by 67 per cent.


Over eight years the Building Code changes will:
• Save enough electricity to serve 380,000 homes or enough to power the entire City of London, Ontario
• Reduce greenhouse gas emissions equal to 250,000 cars off Ontario’s roads.
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