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Standards & Codes: Construction

Find international, national and regional standards and codes by industry in electronic and print formats.

Please note that many of the standards we subscribe to for the Construction programs will also be located under the General standards because they are used by several different SAIT schools. Print copies of standards and codes are located on Level 1 of the Library.

Construction Standard e-Resources

Free NBC Download for Personal Use

NEW in 2021, the National Building Code and derivatives (National Electrical, Energy, and Fire codes as well as Alberta versions of the codes) are available as a free download for personal use.  The NRC has made it very easy, with a direct download option from their archive:

As well, the NRC is now offering free electronic access to the related user’s guides, including:

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Additional Code Updates

Building Standata The Alberta Municipal Affairs and the Safety Codes Council develop Alberta Building Code STANDATA. Some are issued under the authority of the code or the Safety Codes Act as provincewide variances or interpretations. Others are information bulletins that provide general advice on related matters.

School of Construction Subject Specialist

To learn more about the services we provide for the Construction programs, contact Jessica Norman.

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