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Maximum indoor temperature introduced in B.C. building code

December 12, 2023  By Patrick Flannery

The 2024 B.C. Building Code will include a requirement that residential dwellings provide at least one “living space” that does not exceed 26 degrees internal temperature. This marks the first time a provincial building code has mandated an upper limit on the temperature inside a residence and could have ramifications for the level of solar heat gain specified on home windows.


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