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BUILDING CODES

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French Equivalent: Codes du bâtiment

Definition:
Building codes are building regulations concerning materials, structural design, construction practices, safety, building services (lighting, ventilation, electricity, heating/air conditioning, escalators, plumbing, water supply, drainage and so forth) and specifications for appropriate administrative and technical control.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Industry and services statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, April 03, 2013