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    Construction Performance Guidelines

About the Guidelines

These helpful guidelines outline work and material deficiencies in new homes and residential condominium units covered under the statutory warranty [...]

A1: Sources

The following publications were consulted in the development of the Guidelines:

  1. 2006 Building Code Compendium, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, ServiceOntario Publications.
  2. Canadian Building Digest, National Research Council Canada.
  3. Best Practice Guide Building Technology, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
  4. Characteristics of Concrete, Poured Concrete Association/Cement Association of Canada.
  5. Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act and Regulations.
  6. Focus: Concrete Masonry Units, Ontario Concrete Block Association.
  7. 2010 Ontario Code and Construction Guide for Housing, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, ServiceOntario Publications.
  8. Residential Air System Design Manual, Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada.
  9. Architectural Painting Specification Manual, Ontario Painting Contractors Association.
  10. Problems, Causes, Cures, National Wood Flooring Association.
  11. CAN/CSA-A82-06, “Fired Masonry Brick made from Clay or Shale”, Canadian Standards Association.
  12. CAN/CSA-A371-04, “Masonry Construction for Buildings”, Canadian Standards Association.
  13. 2009-2010 Specification Guide 093000 Tile Installation Manual, Terrazzo, Tile and Marble Association of Canada.