CPD Opportunity – 2020 Editions of the National Model Codes

Provider: Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating

Presentation Topic: 2020 Editions of the National Model Codes—What to Expect?

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Time: 10:00am (PST)

Where: Live Webinar

Registration: Click here

CPD Eligibility: 1 point under category A4

The presentation will highlight the significant changes introduced into the 2020 National Model Codes. The 2020 editions address different operations and occupancies in buildings, and energy use. A brief problem description will explain the rationale for the changes and the potential impacts of the proposed solutions. Some of the subjects covered in the presentation will include encapsulated mass timber construction (EMTC), large farm buildings, home-type care occupancy, openable windows in residential occupancies, energy efficiency tiers for all buildings, and accessibility.

Presenter: Vicki Komisar,Technical Advisor, Codes Canada, National Research Council Canada.

Dr. Vicki Komisar is a Technical Advisor and Member of the Fire and Life Safety Team at Codes Canada, in the Construction Research Centre of the National Research Council of Canada. In this role, she provides technical guidance to the Standing Committee on Use and Egress on aspects of the National Building Code of Canada. She also works with related Task Groups and Working Groups in the general area of accessibility.