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September 5, 2013
By Fenestration Association of BC

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fenbcSept. 5, 2013 – Fenestration BC will host a half-day workshop for door pre-hangers Sept. 10 from 11:30 to 4:00 at the Sheraton
Guildford, 15269 – 104th Avenue, Surrey, B.C., discussing upcoming
changes to the BC Building Code. The grace period
for the application of NAFS-08 under Part 9 of the BC Building Code will
expire on Dec. 19. This meant that windows, doors and skylights
installed before Dec. 20 may conform to the 2006 code or to the 2012
code.
Fenestration products installed on or after December 20 must conform to
the
2012 code and with NAFS-08. The extension does not apply to Part 5
buildings.

fenbcSept. 5, 2013 – Fenestration BC will host a half-day workshop for door pre-hangers Sept. 10 from 11:30 to 4:00 at the Sheraton
Guildford, 15269 – 104th Avenue, Surrey, B.C., discussing upcoming changes to the BC Building Code. The grace period
for the application of NAFS-08 under Part 9 of the BC Building Code will expire on Dec. 19. This meant that windows, doors and skylights
installed before Dec. 20 may conform to the 2006 code or to the 2012 code.
Fenestration products installed on or after December 20 must conform to the
2012 code and with NAFS-08. The extension does not apply to Part 5
buildings. 

What happens on December 20, 2013? Are you prepared? Do you have inventory or access to inventory that will
comply with the new code?

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The half-day workshop is specifically for pre-hangers and
includes: 

 

  • A short presentation on NAFS and exterior side hinged doors
  • Report from the trenches: what it takes to build a
    NAFS-rated door
  • Options: Test your own? Buy tested doors? Bit of both?
  • Next
    steps for you and your business


For more information, contact Zana Gordon of the Fenestration Association of BC.


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