Understanding Changes to the National Building Code

APR 14, 2017

May 31, 2017 (8:30-4:30)
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre


NWTAA is pleased to welcome the National Research Council (NRC) to Yellowknife for an overview of changes to the 2015 National Building Code, adopted in November 2016 by the Government of the Northwest Territories. 

Four presenters from NRC will present on various parts of the NBC, including parts 3, 4, 5, 6 and 9, as well as the National Fire Code, National Plumbing Code, and National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB).  Topics include Hazardous Materials and Activities, Energy, Accessibility, Stairs, Fire Alarms and Security, Seismic Design, Structural Design, Exterior Insulation and Finishing System (EIFS), Apparent Sound Transmission Class (ASTC), Roofing, Windows and Curtain Walls, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC), Plumbing, Envelope & Structure, Fire Protection, and Mid-rise Wood. 

All registrants will have an opportunity for questions with the presenters and other NRC staff, and a detailed "2015 Changes" handbook will be provided to all registrants.

This full-day event will be held on May 31, 2017, at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife. 

To register, complete and submit the form below by May 29:

Registration Form - Understanding Changes to the National Building Code - May 31, 2017


16th Annual General Meeting

MAR 1, 2017

The 16th Annual General Meeting of the Northwest Territories Association of Architects will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2016, at 6:00PM at the NWTAA Office (Suite 202, 5204 50th Avenue, Yellowknife, NT).  For details, please visit the Annual General Meeting page.

We're Moving!

DEC 9, 2016

Effective December 15, 2016, the NWTAA office is relocating.  Our new street/courier address is as follows:

NWT Association of Architects
Diamond Plaza
5204 50th Avenue, Suite 202
Yellowknife, NT   X1A 1E2

Deliveries currently en route to our former address (4807 49th Street) will still be received at that location.  Our mailing address (PO Box 1394) remains unchanged, as is our telephone number.

Member & Firm Permit Renewals Due

DEC 1, 2016

To all members:  The deadline for registration renewals for all membership categories is January 31, 2017.  Notices and invoices have been emailed directly to all members.  Members who have not received a notice/invoice should contact the NWTAA Office.

To all firm permit holders:  Similarly, the deadline for all firm permit renewals is January 15, 2017.  Notices and invoices have been emailed to all professional representatives (firm permit holders).  Any changes to firm permit information should be forwarded to NWTAA for review as soon as possible.

All memberships and firm permits expire on December 31, 2016, with exception to the grace periods provided by the above deadlines.

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