Construction Performance Guidelines
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About the Guidelines
These helpful guidelines outline work and material deficiencies in new homes and residential condominium units covered under the statutory warranty [...]
FLOW VELOCITY OR IMBALANCE IN DOMESTIC WATER SYSTEMS
Water flow velocity and system balance in domestic water pipes should meet the requirements of the Ontario Building Code and the design.
One -Year – Work and Materials. Two -Year – Delivery and Distribution Systems
Systems not meeting the acceptable performance criteria shall be repaired.
Excessive flow velocity is believed to promote pinhole leakage in pipes. A lack of balance can contribute to excessive flow in some pipes, with lower flow in others.