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Model National Energy Code for Buildings

The Model National Energy Code for Buildings (MNECB) contains cost-effective minimum requirements for energy efficiency in new commercial, institutional and government buildings, additions and major renovations. The document includes detailed information on building envelope, lighting, electrical power, and heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, which can offer major energy savings.

As part of the ecoENERGY Efficiency Initiative, Natural Resources Canada’s Office of Energy Efficiency (OEE) is working with the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, the provinces and territories to update the 1997 MNECB as a companion document to the National Building Code.  The 2011 update to the MNECB will provide the Canadian construction sector with a single source of minimum requirements for energy efficiency in buildings.

Purchase the MNECB, 1997 from the National Research Council.

Next: 2011 Update to the MNECB