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BUILDING CODE ACT, 1992

RULING OF THE MINISTER OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS AND HOUSING

RULING: 00-03-74 (12965-R)




Pursuant to Section 29(1)(a) of the Building Code Act, 1992, the Director of the Housing Development and Buildings Branch as delegate of the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (Minister), hereby approves the use of Edwards Dual-Lite ILS AC Inverter System, subject to the following terms and conditions:


  1. MANUFACTURER/AGENT
  2. Edwards Distributor Products
    625 6th Street Eas
    Owen Sound, ON
    N4K 5P8

  3. MANUFACTURING FACILITIES

    Best Power Technology Inc.
    A Unit of General Signal
    P.O. Box 280
    Necedah, Wisconsin
    U.S.A. 54646

  4. SPECIFIC CONDITIONS

    1. The use of Edwards Dual-Lite ILS AC Inverter System is approved in respect to the requirements for emergency power supply contained in Article numbers 3.2.7.4., 3.2.7.8. and 9.9.11.3. of Ontario Regulation 403/97, as amended or remade from time to time (the Ontario Building Code);

    2. The use of Edwards Dual-Lite ILS AC Inverter System must comply with the Building Code Act, 1992, and, except as specifically provided otherwise in this Ruling, with the Ontario Building Code;

    3. The use of Edwards Dual-Lite ILS AC Inverter System must be in accordance with Canadian Construction Materials Centre ("CCMC") Evaluation Report No. CCMC 12965-R, (Evaluation Report) issued on March 3rd, 2000, provided that references in the Evaluation Report to Articles 3.2.7.4., 3.2.7.8. and 9.9.11.3. of the National Building Code of Canada, 1995 shall be deemed to be references to Articles 3.2.7.4., 3.2.7.8. and 9.9.11.3. of the Ontario Building Code;

    4. A copy of this Ruling shall be attached to the application for a building permit, and

    5. This Ruling is valid only for Edwards Dual-Lite ILS AC Inverter System manufactured at the facilities outlined in Section 2 ("Manufacturing Facilities") of this Ruling.


  5. GENERAL CONDITIONS

    The Minister or his/her delegate may amend or revoke this Ruling if:

    1. the Evaluation Report is amended by the CCMC;

    2. the Evaluation Report expires in accordance with the CCMC's General Conditions for Evaluation Reports;

    3. the Evaluation Report is rendered void in accordance with the CCMC's General Conditions for Evaluation Reports by reason of alterations to products or relocation of manufacturing facilities described in the Evaluation Report without prior agreement by the CCMC;

    4. the Evaluation Report is withdrawn by the CCMC in accordance with the CCMC's General Conditions for Evaluation Reports where, in the opinion of the CCMC:

      1. the level of performance, in-situ, of the product described in the Evaluation Report is unsatisfactory;
      2. the proponent of such product fails to fulfil its obligations as set out in the CCMC's General Conditions for Evaluation Reports; or
      3. such product may pose any danger to the health or safety of the user of such product;

    5. the Minister or his/her delegate determines that the use of the material, system or building design authorized by this Ruling:

      1. will not comply with the Building Code Act,1992, or any relevant law as they may be amended or reenacted from time to time; or
      2. provides an unsatisfactory level of performance, in situ; or

    6. any Ontario Building Code provision relevant to this Ruling is amended or remade.






Dated at Toronto this 30th day in the month of May in the year 2000.





ANNE BOROOAH, DIRECTOR
HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AND BUILDINGS BRANCH