The Ontario Building Code | Energy Efficiency Design Before January 1, 2017
126.96.36.199. Energy Efficiency design Before January 1, 2017
(1) This Article applies to construction for which a permit has been applied for before January 1, 2017.
(2) Except as provided in Sentences (3) and (4), the energy efficiency of all buildings shall conform to Division 1 and Division 2 or 4 of MMAH Supplementary Standard SB-10, "Energy Efficiency Requirements".
Note: On July 1, 2017, Sentence 188.8.131.52.(2) of Division B of the Regulation is amended by striking out "MMAH" and substituting "MMA" (See: O. Reg. 139/17, s. 144)
(3) Except as provided in Sentence (4), the energy efficiency of a building or part of a buildingof residential occupancy that is within the scope of Part 9 and is intended for occupancy on a continuing basis during the winter months shall,
(a) meet the performance level that is equal to a rating of 80 or more when evaluated in accordance with NRCan, "EnerGuide for New Houses: Administrative and Technical Procedures", or
(b) conform to Chapters 1 and 2 of MMAH Supplementary Standard SB-12, "Energy Efficiency for Housing".
Note: On July 1, 2017, Clause 184.108.40.206.(3)(b) of Division B of the Regulation is amended by striking out "MMAH" and substituting "MMA" (See: O. Reg. 139/17, s. 144)
(4) This Article does not apply to,
(a) a farm building,
(b) a buildingthat does not use electrical power or fossil fuel,
(c) a manufactured building described in Article 220.127.116.11., or
(d) a seasonal recreational building described in Section 9.36. or 9.38.