Alberta Building Code 1997 Errata

November, 1999

1st PRINTING

The attached pages identify editorial corrections to the Alberta Building Code 1997 first printing.

2ND PRINTING

Editorial corrections identified on the attached pages were included in the second printing and identified with an "e' in the margin. Other corrections included in the second printing reflect format changes made to the National Building Code 1995.


 

Page

Location

Corrected text or description of changes

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xvi

Renumbering

Should read "1997 edition.'

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5

First column
paragraph 1

Should read "Fire-resistance rating means the time in minutes or hours that a material or assembly . . . "

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11

First column, paragraph 8

CGA address has changed. to:

178 Rexdale Boulevard
Etobicoke, Ontario   M9W 1R3

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12

First column, paragraph 5

SMACNA address has changed to:

(4201 Lafayette Center Drive,
Chantilly, Virginia 20151-1209 U.S.A.)

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17

2.1.5.1.

Delete Sentence 2.1.5.1.(4).

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20

2.3.3.1.(3)(b)

Change "20 m2" to "28 m2"

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23

2.6.1.1.(1)

Change "this Subsection" to  "Subsection 2.6.2."

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24

2.6.3.1.(1)(c)

Delete the word "provide" and add after jurisdiction "is provided"

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47

3.1.5.11.

Add vertical change indication line (1)  to Sentences (2), (3) and (4).

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83

3.2.3.1.(6)

An AF = area of exterior surface, add a comma before and after "exclusive of openings".

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109

3.3.1.1.(3)(b)-(c)

Remove "or"  in Clause (b), add "or" at the end of Clause (c), and add new Clause (d):

"d)  any combination of these occupancies."

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134

3.4.6.7.(1)

Change the reference "3.4.7.5.(1)" to "3.4.7.4.(1)"

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138

3.5.2.1.(1)

Change "climbing" to "elevating."

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147

Table 3.8.2.1.

Change "Forming Part of Sentence 3.8.2.1.(3)" to "Forming Part of Sentence 3.8.2.1.(5)"

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163

4.1.7.1.(7)(b)

Replace the symbols "l" and "l*" with the symbols "l" and "l*"

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181

5.4.1.2.(9)

Replace with the following:

     9) Except as provided in Sentence (11), an air barrier system installed in an assembly subject of wind load shall be designed and constructed to resist 100% of the specified wind load as determined according to Subsection 4.1.8. for cladding.

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187

6.2.1.4.

Add Appendix Note as follows:

6.2.1.4. Structural Movement
(See Appendix A)

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188

6.2.1.4.(1)

Change "4.1.10.4" to "4.1.10.5."

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191

6.2.3.5.(3)

Replace with the following:

3)  If a perimeter warm air duct is installed in or under a slab within 900 mm of ground level, not less than 25 mm thickness of rigid water-resistant type insulation with a thermal conductivity not more than 0.04 (W·m-1·°C-1) shall be installed between the duct and the outside edge of the building.

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191

6.2.3.9.(7)

Replace "will" with "shall"

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200

7.2.2.1.(1)

Replace the first comma with an "and"

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201

7.2.2.6.(1)

Change ". . . in accordance with Section 3.7.," to ". . . in accordance with Section 3.8.,"

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202

7.2.2.12.(1)

Remove the reference to "7.2.2.12." from the exceptions.

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207

7.3.3.13.(6)

Change "1988-1992" to "1996-1998".

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234

9.3.1.8.(1)

Replace with the following:

9.3.1.8. Admixtures
     1) Admixtures shall conform to ASTM C 260, "Air-Entraining Admixtures for Concrete," or ASTM C494, "Chemical Admixtures for Concrete," as applicable.

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239

Table 9.5.3.1.

Replace with the following:

 

Table 9.5.3.1.
Room Heights

Forming Part of Sentence 9.5.3.1.(1)

 
 

Room or Space

Minimum Heights, m

Minimum Floor Area Over Which Minimum Height Shall Be Provided

Living room or space

2.3

Lesser of area of the space or 10.0 m2

Dining room or space

2.3

Lesser of 100% of actual floor area or 5.2 m2

Kitchen or kitchen space

2.3

Lesser of 100% of actual floor area or 3.2 m2

Master bedroom or bedroom space

2.3

Lesser of 100% of actual floor area or 4.9 m2

Other bedroom or sleeping space

2.3

Lesser of 100% of actual floor area or 3.5 m2

Unfinished basement including laundry area therein

1.95

Area under beams in laundry areas and in any location that would normally be used for passage to laundry and storage areas

Bathroom, water-closet room or laundry area above grade

2.1

Lesser of 100% of actual floor area or 2.2 m2

Passage, hall or main entrance vestibule and finished rooms not specifically mentioned above

2.1

Area of the space

 

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256

9.10.1.3.(9)

Change the reference "3.3.5.4." to "3.3.1.24."

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264

9.10.13.7.(1)

Replace "(See Article 9.20.9.6.)" with "(See Article 9.10.14.5. and 9.20.9.6.)"

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273

9.10.21.2.(1)

Change "level of range burner or elements" to "level of the heating elements or burners."

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9.10.21.2.(2)

Add "heating" before the word "elements."

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273

9.10.21.3.(1)

Add the words "or burners" after "heating elements."

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9.10.21.3.(2)

Add the words "or burners" after "heating elements."

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291

9.20.10.1.(3)

Italicize "cavity walls."

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312

9.23.14.2.(1)

Replace "Sentence (3)"  with "Sentence (2)."

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9.23.14.2.(3)

Replace ". . . ANSI A208.1, "Mat-Formed Wood.""  with ". . . ANSI A208.1, "Particleboard, Mat-Formed Wood.""

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9.23.14.2.(4)

Replace ". . . water absorption where subfloor is . . ." with ". . . water absorption where the subfloor is . . ."

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341

9.29.9.1.(1)

Replace ". . . ANSI A208.1, "Mat-Formed Wood."" with ". . . ANSI A208.1, "Particleboard, Mat-Formed Wood.""

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342

9.30.2.2.(1)(f)

Replace "ANSI A208.1, "Mat-Formed Wood,"" with "ANSI A208.1, "Particleboard, Mat-Formed Wood,""

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344

9.32.1.1.(4)

Change "Article 9.32.3.4." to "Article 9.33.5.2."

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397

10.1.1.1.(1)

Change "part" to "Part".

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10.1.1.1.(2)

Change "part" to "Part".

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411

A-1.1.2.1.(4)(a)

Delete "as defined in Article 1.1.3.2."

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443

A-3.8.2.1.

Replace

" . . . onto every balcony provided in conformance with Clause 3.3.1.7.(1)(c), and"
with
" . . . onto every balcony provided in conformance with Sentence 9.5.2.2.(2), and"

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A-5.3.1.2.(5)

Delete "Fixed wired glass assemblies are sometimes permitted as closures in vertical fire separations. The exception to the thermal bridging requirement for these windows recognizes that the availability of assemblies that would meet the thermal bridging and fire resistance requirements may be limited."

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460

A-6.2.2.5.

Replace "NFPA 416, "Construction and Protection of Airport Terminal Buildings"" with "NFPA 415, "Airport Terminal Buildings, Fueling, Ramp Drainage, Loading Walkways""

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471

A-9.6.8.1.

In paragraph four replace ". . . ULC Subject C972-1974, "Guide for the Investigation of Burglary Resisting Glazing Material,"" with ". . . ULC-S332, "Burglary Resisting Glazing Material,""

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512

A-9.10.21.

Replace ". . . located both above the level of the burners and to the side of the appliance." with ". . . located both above the level of the range elements or burners and to the side of the appliance."

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514

A-9.12.2.2.(2)

Caption for the top figure should read: "Insulated in a manner allowing heat flow to the soil beneath the footing."

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525

Table A-9.25.1.2.B

In the second bullet in "Notes to Table" replace "Don Mills" with "North York"

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585

Notes to Table
D-2.3.4.A.

In Note (1) Replace "CSA A101 M" with "CAN/ULC-S702"

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586

Table D-2.3.4.D.

In the third row down Replace "CSA A101-M" with "CAN/ULC-S702"

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D-2.3.14.(2)

Add the following:

 2)   It is intended that the structural mullions referred to in Subclause (1)(d)(ii) will not distort or be misplaced to the extent that there would be a failure of the wired glass closure during the period for which a closure in the fire separation would be expected to function.  Hollow structural steel tubing not less than 100 mm square filled with a Portland cement-based grout will satisfy the intent of the Subclause.

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605

D-3.1.3.

Delete second last paragraph :

"X/X applied to floors means a flame spread rating over 150 and a smoke developed classification over 300, and"

In the last paragraph, Change the value for Flame-spread rating from "300" to "150."

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606

Table D-3.1.1.A.

In the row for Particleboard Replace the Standard "CAN3-O188.1" with "ANSI A208.1"

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608

D-5.3.1.

Change "asbestos" to "ceramic".

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610

D-6.4.

Replace "CSA A101-M" (Clause (c) of "1 hour Gypsum Board/Wood Stud Interior Partition") with "CAN/ULC-S702"

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662

Index

Add to: Doors; swing 3.3.1.10.

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Index

Add an index entry for "Log construction 9.36." after the entry for "Locks."

  • Date modified: 2007-09-11