|Codes & Standards|
The National Standards System
The National Standards System is the network of organizations and individuals involved in voluntary standards development, promotion and implementation in Canada. Under the Standards Council of Canada Act, the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is mandated with overseeing the National Standards System. Take a look to see why standards matter.
Most provinces in Canada have adopted the model National Plumbing Code which can be enforced via regulation by a building or plumbing inspector. Unsure if your province has adopted the codes? Take a look at the current schedule of codes or find your province.
A product is said to be “listed” or “approved” when it has been tested, and certified by an accredited certification organization AND appears in a list of certified products in either an electronic or hard copy directory published by that organization.