Construction codes, available in paper format in the Library, currently in effect in Québec, according to the Régie du bâtiment du Québec. Previous versions of the codes are also available in the Library.
The most recent modifications to the Québec construction codes are available on the Québec government official publication website, LégisQuébec (in French).
Although only the current edition is presented in this guide, the Library keeps previous versions of the national codes, which can be consulted at any time.
Some chapters of the Quebec Construction Code and of the National Building Code of Canada can be ordered, at no charge, for personal use, in PDF format or direct consultation online. To have access to the documents, visit the NRC Virtual store (in the virtual store, see the left hand side menu, under "Construction publications" for available documents).
ASHRAE standards (American Society of Heating, Regrigerating and Air-Conditionning Engineers) are available via the the database below :
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