Provincial Building Official Associations
The Alliance of Canadian Building Officials
The Alliance of Canadian Building Officials Association was founded in 1996 to provide Building Officials with a national body devoted to developing nationally recognized education and certification standards and programs.
British Columbia Institute of Technology – BCIT
Professional Builders’ Institute of BC
The online arm of BUILDER, the leading magazine for the home building industry.
Building Code Revisions- (Building and Safety Standards Branch)
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Office of Housing and Construction Standards
Building and Safety Standards Branch
The Building and Safety Standards Branch (BSSB) is responsible for the British Columbia Building Code (including the Plumbing Code) and the British Columbia Fire Code.
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corp
Canadian Institute of Steel Construction
National organization representing the structural steel, open web steel joist and plate fabricating industries.
Canadian Wood Council
The Canadian Wood Council is a national federation representing the solid wood products industry in Canada. We are a non-profit trade association responsible for the production and distribution of technical information regarding the use of wood products in construction.
Government of Canada
Heating, Ventilating & Cooling Industry Association of British Columbia
Institute for Research in Construction (IRC)
The IRC Information Service offers information to both the staff of IRC and to the Canadian construction industry.
Local Government Management Association of British Columbia
National Research Council
Natural Resources Canada
Computer Aided Design and Building Software. SolidBuilder is Computer Aided Building (CAB) software, designed specifically for residential construction and remodeling.
Detailed information about Canadian industry.
The Home Owner Protection Office
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
Information about homeownership, new home construction and remodeling.
Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada
An independent, not-for-profit testing, certification, standards development and quality registration organization, ULC investigates devices and materials as to life, fire, and accident hazards, or crime prevention, and provides authoritative information to inspection authorities and industry professionals.