A framework for evaluating building codes

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TypeArticle
ConferenceProc. 4th Int. Symposium on Building Economics: 1987, Copenhagen, Denmark
ISBN8756306644
Volume1
Pages188201; # of pages: 14
Subjectbuilding codes; economic analysis; safety factors; health; building code evaluation; technical, ethical, social merits; building code goals/ objectives hierarchy structure; building code requirements - impact; performance measures; database; risk analysis; Codes & guides; code du bâtiment; analyse économique; coefficient de sé curité; santé
AbstractThe paper proposes a framework for evaluating building codes on the basis of technical, economic and social merits. The proposed framework may be used to rationalize existing building codes and to evaluate the introduction of new codes or changes in the existing ones. An example is provided to illustrate the model.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierIRC-P-1538
NRC numberNRCC 29020
NRC-IRC-1256
NPARC number20386129
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