New Sound Transmission Performance Requirements for Multi-Unit Residential Buildings

By: Ineke Van Zeeland – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: No. This technical presentation will discuss the new requirements in the 2015 National Building Code of Canada (NBC) for apparent sound transmission class (ASTC) ratings in multi-unit residential buildings (in both Part 3 and Part 9 buildings).

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Overview of New Changes to CSA-086-2014

By Jasmine Wang, Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, HPO, EIC – Handout: Yes. This presentation gives an overview of the new changes to the 2014 edition of CSA O86 Standard Engineering Design in Wood, in conjunction with new structural/seismic design provisions for mid-rise in the Ontario Building Code.

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