BC Energy Step Code Design Guide Supplement S3 on Overheating and Air Quality

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The Design Guide Supplement on Overheating and Air Quality was published by BC Housing in collaboration with BC Hydro, the City of Vancouver, the City of New Westminster, and the Province of BC. It provides information on the key strategies and approaches necessary to reduce the impacts of a warmer climate on mid- and high-rise (Part 3) wood-frame and non-combustible residential buildings within British Columbia.


This guide recommends key strategies and approaches to help ensure that multi-unit residential buildings constructed today are designed for occupant comfort and safety throughout the lifetime of the building.
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Partners:  BC Hydro, City of New Westminster, City of Vancouver, The Province of B.C.
Audience:  architects, homebuilders, design professionals, developers