Nova Scotia increases max height for wooden residential buildings

Are tall structures made of wood in our future?

“Nova Scotia is adopting changes to the National Building Code, which include increasing the maximum height of wooden residential buildings from four to six storeys. The Fire Safety Act and Regulations will also be changed to enhance safety requirements for the taller wood buildings.” View Press Release (Mar 17, 2017)

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