The Ontario Building Code | Good Engineering Practice Good Engineering Practice

(1) Heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems, including related mechanical refrigeration systems, shall be designed, constructed and installed to conform to good engineering practice appropriate to the circumstances such as described in,

(a) the ASHRAE Handbooks as follows:

(i) Fundamentals,

(ii) Refrigeration,

(iii) HVAC applications,

(iv) HVAC Systems and Equipment, and

(v) ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1, "Energy Standard for buildings Except Low-Rise residential Buildings",

(b) the CSA F280, "Determining the Required Capacity of residential Space Heating and Cooling Appliances", and the outside winter design temperatures shall conform to MMAH Supplementary Standard SB-1, "Climatic and Seismic Data",

(c) CAN/CSA-F326-M, "residential Mechanical ventilation Systems",

(d) the nfpa Fire Codes,

(e) the HRAI Digest,

(f) the Hydronics Institute Manuals,

(g) the SMACNA Manuals,

(h) ACGIH, "industrial Ventilation Manual",

(i) CAN/CSA-Z317.2, "Special Requirements for Heating, ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems in Health Care Facilities",

(j) CCBFC NRCC 38730, "Model National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings",

(k) CCBFC NRCC 54435, "National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings", and

(l) EPA/625/R-92/016, "Radon Prevention in the Design and Construction of Schools and Other Large Buildings".