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BUILDING CODE ACT, 1992

RULING OF THE MINISTER OF HOUSING

RULING: 95-18-037-(12145-R)


Pursuant to Section 29 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 hereby approves the use of R-Wall, subject to the following terms and conditions:

MANUFACTURER/AGENT

Tampa-Hall Ltd.
Guthrie Street
Ayr, Ontario
NOB 1E0

MANUFACTURING FACILITIES

Tampa-Hall Ltd.
Guthrie Street
Ayr, Ontario
NOB 1E0

  1. SPECIFIC CONDITIONS

    1. The use of R-Wall is approved in respect to the wall stud size and spacing fulfilment and wall plates in Section 9.23 of Revised Regulations of Ontario 1990, Regulation 61 as amended or remade from time to time (the "Ontario Building Code"); and, except as provided in Subsection 3(b) of this Rulling the insulation material and installation requirements contained in Section 9.25 of the Ontario Building Code.

    2. The use of R-Wall is restricted to buildings containing non-electric space heating in Zone 1 areas identified in Table 9.25.2.A. of the Ontario Building Code.
    3. The use of R-Wall must comply with the Building Code Act, 1992, and except as specifically provided otherwise in this Ruling, with the Ontario Building Code,
    4. The use of R-Wall must be in accordance with Canadian Construction Materials Centre ("CCMC") Evaluation Report No. CCMC 12145-R, issue date October 1, 1990 and revised on December 15, 1994 (the "Evaluation Report"), provided that references in the Evaluation Report to Section 9.23 and 9.25 of the National Building Code of Canada, 1990 shall be deemed to be references to Section 9.23 and 9.25 of the Ontario Building Code,
    5. A copy of this Ruling shall be attached to the application for a building permit, and
    6. This Ruling is valid only for R-Wall manufactured at the facilities outlined in Section 2 ("Manufacturing Facilities") of this Ruling.

  2. 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 authorised 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 29th day in the month of November in the year 1995 on the behalf of:

DIRECTOR, HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AND BUILDINGS BRANCH