The City of Vancouver has updated water efficiency requirements and has proposed new by-law amendments for building water systems. Please note that there is a new requirement that once-through cooling systems will not be allowed to operate after December 31st, 2019. Since the City of Vancouver is making these changes for a greener city, we are expecting many of the other GVRD jurisdictions to follow suit in the coming years.
1. NEW PROPOSED BY-LAW AMENDMENTS
By-law amendments affecting new and existing plumbing and mechanical systems will be proposed to Council this year. These will affect the following systems;
2. NEW WATER EFFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS
New water efficiency requirements are now in effect and additional requirements will take effect on January 1st, 2019. These will affect the following appliances;
For more information, please contact BC Comfort.