FREE BUILDING CODE BOOKS ONLINE
The National Research Council (NRC) now offers the Alberta and National Building Code, as well as the Fire, Plumbing and Energy Code books online for free. You can download a free PDF edition or get online access through the NRC Virtual Store. This is a great opportunity for designers, developers, and even homeowners to get on the same page, as they say. For those who prefer a paper copy, they are now able to purchase one at a reduced cost.
Here are a few direct links to popular publications:
Once you have your Order Number, log into the CODES-GUIDES Online Library and activate your subscription. Please be patient with your order. It can take 1-2 business days before your order can be activated.