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An Overview of the 2015 National Building Code (NBC) Revisions

7 Professional Development Hours

After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • have a better understanding of the 600 technical revisions made to the Code
  • see the new definitions and learn of how they impact various areas of the NBC
  • discover how the reconfiguration of the entire Code has made it easier to use
  • learn the new location of the Part 9 Fire and Sound tables and through exercises gain an understanding of how to use them
  • be exposed to the new arrangement of Section 3.8 Barrier Free
  • find out what the new Section 3.10 is all about


In 2015 the NBC contains over 600 revisions to the 2010 version. This course is not intended to cover every revision but will be of significant use particularly to those designers responsible for both part 9 and Part 3 Buildings. Materials to be covered will include the new structure of the NBC.

Course Outline

  • Division A Part 1 (Compliance)
  • Division B Part 1 (General)
  • Division B Part 3 (3.1. Fire Protection, Occupant Safety, and Accessibility)
  • Division B Part 3 (3.2. Building Fire Safety,)

Who Should Attend

Building officials • Building code, Architectural and Engineering Consultants • Home Inspectors • Designers • Developers • Individuals who are required to achieve compliance

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Almost all of EPIC's courses offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

This course can be customized and delivered to a group at your facility saving time and money.
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