Proposed energy code changes target glass boxes (ON)

Fewer glass towers will be appearing in Canadian skylines if proposed changes to the National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB) are adopted. Consumer demand may be driving the proliferation of high-rise condominiums with extreme window-to-wall ratios, but recently released documentation from the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) contends that a flawed basis for determining a building’s thermal transmittance has played an enabling role.   Read the article……………

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