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OACETT SPEAKERS CORNER Division B, Parts 3 & 12 Presented by: Jennifer Young, AScT Municipal Building Official Craig Waller, AScT, CBCO Acting Manager of Building. New Code – Objective Based Format New Layout – 2 Volumes Volume 1 – 3 Divisions

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OACETT SPEAKERS CORNER
  • Division B, Parts 3 & 12
  • Presented by:
  • Jennifer Young, AScT
  • Municipal Building Official
  • Craig Waller, AScT, CBCO
  • Acting Manager of Building

2006 Building Code - Overview

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New Code – Objective Based Format
  • New Layout – 2 Volumes
    • Volume 1 – 3 Divisions
      • Division A – Compliance, Objectives and Functional Statements, and Definitions
      • Division B – Parts 1 to 12
        • Current code as it exists now with approximately 700 technical changes
      • Division C – Administrative Provisions
    • Volume 2
      • Attribution Tables
      • Supplementary Standards (previously Supplementary Guidelines)
    • Still to be released
      • Application and Intent statements

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Availability of new code
    • Official Version – Publications Ontario www.publications.gov.on.ca
    • Paperless Publishing
    • E-Laws
    • www.e-laws.gov.on.ca
  • Transition Provisions
    • Permits issued before December 31, 2006 – old code
    • Permits applied for prior to March 31, 2007
    • (provided drawings were substantially completed by December 31, 2006, and construction commences within 6 months of issuance of permit - old code)
    • Permits applied for after April 1, 2007 – new code

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.1 - General
  • Expanded criteria for non-combustibility (3.1.5.1)
    • CAN-ULC-S135 new test reference
    • CAN-ULC-S114-M80
  • New article for Sprinkler Protected Glazed Wall Assemblies (3.1.8.18)
    • Not permitted in high hazard occupancies
    • Any part of an exit serving
      • high buildings
      • Care and detention buildings
      • Residential occupancies

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.1 - General
  • Firewalls 3.1.10.2.(4)
  • New materials permitted. Level of performance equal to that of masonry or concrete:
      • During fire conditions
      • Normal use of building and
      • Resistant to moisture damage
  • For 2 hour firewalls only
  • Can not be used in:
      • B1 major occupancies
      • B2 major occupancies
      • 3.2.6 High buildings

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.1 - General
  • Fire Stopping of Horizontal Concealed Spaces (3.1.11.5)
  • New Fire Stop material permitted. (3.1.11.7(7))
    • Semi rigid fibre insulation board fastened to one set of studs.

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.2 - Building Fire Safety
  • 3.2.1.1(3) Open Mezzanines
    • Open mezzanines not considered a storey if:
      • If occupies ≤ 40% of the open area of the room it is located in, and
      • The space above the mezzanine is open. Space does not obstruct visual communication

Area of M ≤40% of Area A

A is the open area of the room it is located in.

M

A

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.2 - Building Fire Safety
  • 3.2.1.1(8) Enclosed Spaces on Open Mezzanines
      • Enclosed are ≤ 10% of the room in which it is located
      • Mezz. Complies with sentence 3.
      • Space does not obstruct visual communication

X

Area of X ≤10% of A

Area of M ≤40% of A

A is the room located in

M

A

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.2 - Building Fire Safety
  • 3.2.1.1(4) Enclosed Mezzanines
    • Enclosed mezzanines are not consider a storey if
      • Do not meet 3.2.1.1(3), and not superimposed the maximum area is 10% of the floor area in which they are located, and
      • Mezz. in a suite does not exceed 10% of that suite.

Area of M1 ≤10%

Of Area A1

M1

M2

A1

A2

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.2 – Building Fire Safety
  • Area of Exposing Building Face
  • Fire separation rating have been standardized to 45min. for fire compartments. (3.2.3.2(2))
  • Fire Alarm Systems
  • A Fire Alarm System includes a voice communication system. (3.2.4.5(1))
  • Fire Alarm systems to be verified in conformance with CAN/ULC-S537 (3.2.4.5(2))
  • Relationship between a Fire Alarm annunciator panel and control unit has been clarified. (3.2.4.8(7))

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.2 – Building Fire Safety
  • 3.2.4.18(4) Visual signal device requirements have been expanded to include:
    • Public corridors in Group A, B, D or E
    • Corridors used by the public in a Group A occupancy.
    • Not less than 10% of suites in hotels or motels
  • New requirement for separate circuits on each floor area for residential Fire Alarms (3.2.4.19(11))
  • Fire alarm devices within suites to be independent of devices outside of suites. (3.2.4.19(11))
  • Manual silencing of devices within dwelling units have been clarified and prescribed. (3.2.4.19(9))

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.2 – Building Fire Safety
  • Emergency lighting required in (3.2.7.3.(1))
    • Access to exit in open floor areas
    • Service rooms
    • Day care centres
    • Food preparation areas in commercial kitchens
  • Section 3.3 – Safety within Floor Areas
  • Fixed ladders are now permitted as a means of egress for personnel serving rooftop equipment. 3.3.1.3

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.3 – Safety within Floor Areas
  • Public Corridors
  • Fire separation to remainder of the storey rather than building. (3.3.1.4(1))
  • Minimum 45min. fire resistance rating. (3.3.1.4(2))
  • No fire separation required in a sprinklered floor area provided:
    • Travel distance is <45m from any part of the floor area to an exit.
    • No occupancies within corridor
    • Washrooms.
    • Sprinkler system supervised with signals to Fire Depart for Group E & F1or2 occupancies

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.3 – Safety within Floor Areas
  • OFC (2.7.1) referenced for aisles in open floor areas. Addresses aisles in assembly, office, mercantile and industrial (3.3.1.9(15))

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.4 – Exits
  • Criteria for one exit in non-sprinklered buildings changed
    • Max. areas and max travel distance reduced for
      • Groups C,E, F2 & F3
      • (3.4.2.1(2) & Table 3.4.2.1.A)
  • No changes to sprinklered buildings. (Table 3.4.2.1.B)

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.4 - Exits
  • Exit Level 3.4.3.2(7) & 3.4.5.2(1)
  • Concept of exit level is now applicable to design of exit stairways and used as point of reference to determine:
      • Stair width (3.4.3.2.(7))
      • Signage requirement in stairs (3.4.5.2.(1))
  • Landings to be provided at top and bottom of every ramp. (3.4.6.3.(5))
  • Continuous handrails to be provided for on both sides of ramps. (3.4.6.4.(5) & (10))

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.4 - Exits
    • At least one door at every principal entrance to a building to be designed as an exit. (3.4.2.6)
    • Passenger elevators entrances are now
    • permitted to open onto exit lobby provided the elevator
    • doors remain closed when the elevator is not in use. (3.4.4.2.(2)(e)(iv))
    • Exit signage no longer exempted at:
    • Main entrance to a room or building, and,
    • Main entrance to rooms serving certain types of assembly occupancies (3.4.5.1.(1)(6)&(9))
    • Handrails, clearance to wall increased to 50mm from 40mm
    • Handrail diameter decreased from 50mm to 43mm
    • (3.4.6.4.(3)&(8)

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.5 – Vertical Transportation
  • All passenger elevators shall to conform to:
  • Appendix E of CSA B44 “Safety Code for Elevators”
  • (3.5.2.2.(1))
  • Elevators in Interconnected Floor Spaces without rated hoist way enclosure is permitted if:
  • Elevators are not for fire fighters, and
    • Elevator machine room fire separated from the
    • remainder of the building (3.5.3.1.(2))

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.6 - Service Facilities
  • Service rooms require a min. 1 HR Fire Separation from rest of building except for some exemptions.
  • (3.6.2.1)
  • Generator Rooms for emergency lighting, fire safety and life safety systems require
    • 2hr fire rating for high buildings,
    • 1hr fire rating for other buildings, and
    • The room contains emergency equipment only
  • (3.6.2.8)

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.7 – Health Requirements
  • Sentence 3.7.4.2.(8) allows both sexes to be served by a single water closet in certain occupancies if the occupant load is not more than 10 persons.
  • 3.7.4.2.(7) if more than one Universal Toilet room is provided, then it can be used in determining the number of water closet required in 3.7.4
  • Requirement for employee washrooms in small restaurants has been clarified. Table 3.7.4.3.D

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Group B Div. 3 Occupancies
  • B3 care occupancies are permitted to be treated as a residential occupancy.
  • 3.1.8.8.(8) Fire Dampers Waived
  • 3.2.5.13.(2) has been revised to allow the NFPA 13 R standard for certain small B-3 occupancies.
  • 3.3.3.3.(5) Corridors in certain small Group B, Division 3 occupancies are exempted from the 1 650 mm width requirement

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.8 – Barrier Free Design
  • Minimum unobstructed width of a barrier-free path of travel increased to 1 100 mm from 1 060 mm. (3.8.1.3(1))
  • Controls have a maximum height of 1200 mm and a new minimum height of 900 mm (3.8.1.5(1))
  • Not less than 10% of residential suites in apartment buildings require a barrier-free path of travel:
    • To the doorway to at least one bedroom at the same level, and
    • To the doorway to at least one bathroom having an area not less than 4.5 m², and conforming to Sentence 9.6.3.3.(1).
  • (3.8.2.1.(4)(b))

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.8 – Barrier Free Design
  • Barrier-free path of travel for Hotel Suites (3.8.2.4)
    • Required in at least 10% of suites in a hotel (need not exceed 20)
    • Suites with barrier-free path of travel to be distributed among barrier-free storeys
    • The barrier-free path of travel within suites must extend to the inside of each room and to a balcony required by Sentence 3.3.1.7.(2)
    • These suites are required to have barrier-free bathrooms

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.8 – Barrier Free Design
  • Accessibility Signs now required to indicate the location of:
    • Barrier-free entrance and ramps located in the barrier-free path of travel serving the entrance (3.8.3.1(1))
    • If wall mounted, must be installed between
    • 1 200 mm – 1 500 mm above floor (3.8.3.1(5))
  • Every doorway that is located in a barrier-free path of travel shall have a clear width of not less than 850 mm when the door is in the open position. (3.8.3.3.(1))

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.8 – Barrier Free Design
  • Clear space at doorways in barrier-free path of travel has been expanded to include all doors except those with power operation. (3.8.3.3.(10))
  • Level space on each side of the door (3.8.3.3.(13))
  • Length: width of barrier-free path, but not more than 1500 mm
  • Width: width of door plus latch clearance requirements of 3.8.3.3.(10)

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.8 – Barrier Free Design
  • Minimum width of 900mm between handrails on ramps (3.8.3.4(1)(a))
  • Landings minimum of 1670mmx1670mm (3.8.3.4.(1)(c))
  • Special Washrooms have been replaced with Universal Toilet Rooms. (3.8.3.12)

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Section 3.16 – Shelf and Rack Storage Systems
  • Section 3.16. applies to self contained structural systems within buildings, having one or more elevated platforms or walkway levels for personnel access.
  • The requirements for Mezzanines do not apply too a shelf and rack storage system.
  • 3.16.1.2. General information
  • 3.16.1.3. Construction of these systems
  • 3.16.1.4. Signage
  • 3.16.1.5. Lighting/Emergency lighting
  • 3.16.1.6. Sprinkler systems
  • 3.16.1.7. Exits and means of egress
  • 3.16.2. Storage of Class I, II, III, IV commodities
  • 3.16.3. Storage of Group A, B, C Plastics and Rubber Tires

2006 Building Code - Overview

part 12 resource conservation
Part 12 – Resource Conservation
  • New Part
  • Contains requirements for
    • Energy Efficiency of Buildings
    • Water Conservation
  • Energy efficiency requirements will come into force in three stages
    • At the end of 2006, 2008, 2011

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Part 12 – Resource Conservation
  • 12.1. General
      • Scope and Application
  • 12.2. Energy Efficiency
      • General Rules
  • 12.3. Energy Efficiency of Part 9 Buildings
      • Simplified Requirements for Non_residential Buildings
      • Thermal Insulation for Residential Buildings
      • Thermal Design for Residential Buildings
  • 12.4. Water Efficiency
      • Refers to Subsection 7.6.4 of Division B

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Part 12 – Resource Conservation
  • Acceptable solutions are set out for three groups of buildings :
      • Part 9 Residential Buildings
      • Part 9 Non-Residential Buildings
      • Part 3 All Buildings & Part 9 Non-Residential Buildings

Part 9

Residential

Part 9

Non-Res

All Part 3 Buildings

&

Part 9 Non- Res

2006 Building Code - Overview

part 12 residential buildings
Part 12 – Residential Buildings
  • 12.3.1.2 Equipment Efficiency
  • Natural Gas and Propane furnaces require
  • 90% AFUE Minimum Efficiency
  • Oil furnaces are not regulated in the OBC

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Part 12 – Residential Buildings
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy efficiency for residential buildings in Part 9 can be achieved by conforming to one of the following:
    • ‘Thermal Insulation’ requirements of 12.3.2.

amended and relocated from 9.25.2.1 (’97 OBC)

    • ‘Thermal Design’ requirements of 12.3.3.

This is a performance based design and is required to be prepared and provided by an architect or engineer.

    • Energy efficiency level of EnerGuide 80
  • As of January 2012, all new houses will be required to achieve the energy efficiency level of EnerGuide 80

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Part 12 – Residential Buildings
  • 12.3.2.1. Required Insulation

* Energuide 80 may be used to achieve compliance.

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Part 12 – Residential Buildings
  • 12.3.2.3 Foundation Wall Insulation
  • As of January 2007, the code requirement has not changed. Insulation is to extend to a minimum 600mm (24in) below adjacent ground level
  • As of January 2009, insulation is to extend within 380mm (15in) of basement floor – Full height basement insulation

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Part 12 – Residential Buildings
  • Estimated Increased Capital Costs, Energy Savings and Payback Periods for Houses

Note: Figures are based on Typical 2000sqft gas-heated house in the Greater Toronto Area

*Compared to the 1997 Building Code

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Part 12 – Resource Conservation
  • Acceptable solutions are set out for three groups of buildings :
      • Part 9 Residential Buildings
      • Part 9 Non-Residential Buildings
      • Part 3 All Buildings & Part 9 Non-Residential Buildings

Part 9

Residential

Part 9

Non-Res

All Part 3 Buildings

&

Part 9 Non- Res

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Part 12 – Resource Conservation
  • 12.2.1. General
  • Part 3 and Part 9 Non-Residential Buildings
  • ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1 “Energy Efficiency Design of New Buildings Except Lowrise Residential Buildings”
  • Model National Energy Code for Buildings (mNECB)
  • Energy Supplement SB-10
  • Exceptions include farm buildings, process buildings, and buildings identified in SB-10

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Part 12 – Resource Conservation
  • Estimated Increased Capital Costs, Energy Savings and Payback Periods for Non-Residential and Larger Residential

Note: The range depends on the size, climatic location, quality and method of construction. Estimated cost are based on typical hig-rise residential and high-rise office buildings.

*Compared to 1997 OBC

2006 Building Code - Overview

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Part 12 – Resource Conservation
  • 12.2.1. General (Cont.)
  • Simplified Prescriptive Requirements

Exceptions include farm buildings, process buildings, buildings identified in SB-10, and buildings use electric space heating.

2006 Building Code - Overview

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