Staff and members are continuously engaging with Municipal Affairs and other elected officials on Building Code related matters including changes to the current code to reduce costs on home construction and the future of Auto-Adoption of the National Building Code in Alberta.
BILD Alberta has successfully advocated to introduce a process that will allow builders to appeal a Safety Codes Officer denial of a variance (comes into effect on December 1, 2021). This will help further encourage innovation in the housing sector and we look forward to working with the Government of Alberta on finalizing the formal…Read More
BILD Alberta is assisting CHBA National on the Federal Government’s work to introduce Tiered Energy Codes into the National Building Code as a pathway to Net Zero. CHBA National continues to push for a practical transition to Net Zero that protects housing affordability. Once Tiered Codes are adopted nationally (anticipated in late-2021), they would be…Read More
We continue to assess the future of auto-adoption of the National Building Code in Alberta. Further discussions with the BILD Alberta Board of Directors identified a need to establish a new framework for the adoption of code that considers the implications on housing affordability and business competitiveness. There are multiple avenues to postpone implementation of…Read More