A heads up: Alberta energy efficiency requirements and enforcement dates
September 15, 2016
The transition period ends on November 1, 2016 for voluntary application of the National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB) 2011, and Section 9.36. Alberta Building Code (ABC) 2014 for housing and small buildings. For any building permit applications for site-constructed buildings received on or after November 1, the building design must comply with the requirements of the NECB 2011 or Section 9.36. ABC 2014 as appropriate.
Contractors are encouraged to see the April 2016 Interpretation STANDATA – Application of Energy Efficiency Requirements and Enforcement Dates for details on application of the NECB 2011 and Section 9.36 ABC. www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca