Division B
Acceptable Solutions

Part 5 — Environmental Separation

Section 5.10. Standards

(See Appendix A and Part 10.)

5.10.1. Applicable Standards Compliance with Applicable Standards
1) Except as provided in change beginSentence (2)change end and elsewhere in this Part, materials and components, and their installation, shall conform to the requirements of the applicable standards in Table where those materials or components are
a) incorporated into environmental separators or assemblies exposed to the exterior, and
b) installed to fulfill the requirements of this Part.
(See Appendix A.)


2) Intent StatementThe requirements for flame-spread ratings contained in thermal insulation standards shall be applied only as required in Part 3.
Standards Applicable to Environmental Separators and Assemblies Exposed to the Exterior
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Issuing Agency Document Number Title of Document
ANSI A208.1 Particleboard
ASME B18.6.1 Wood Screws (Inch Series)
ASTM A 123/A 123M Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products
ASTM A 153/A 153M Zinc Coating (Hot-Dip) on Iron and Steel Hardware
ASTM A 653/A 653M Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process
ASTM C 4 Clay Drain Tile and Perforated Clay Drain Tile
change beginASTMchange end change beginC 73change end change beginCalcium Silicate Brick (Sand-Lime Brick)change end
ASTM C 126 Ceramic Glazed Structural Clay Facing Tile, Facing Brick, and Solid Masonry Units
ASTM C 212 Structural Clay Facing Tile
ASTM C 412M Concrete Drain Tile (Metric)
ASTM C 444M Perforated Concrete Pipe (Metric)
change beginASTMchange end change beginC 553change end change beginMineral Fiber Blanket Thermal Insulation for Commercial and Industrial Applicationschange end
change beginASTMchange end change beginC 612change end change beginMineral Fiber Block and Board Thermal Insulationchange end
change beginASTM C 700 Standard Specification for Vitrified Clay Pipe, Extra Strength, Standard Strength, and Perforatedchange end
change beginASTMchange end change beginC 834(1)change end change beginLatex Sealantschange end
change beginASTMchange end change beginC 920(1)change end change beginElastomeric Joint Sealantschange end
change beginASTMchange end change beginC 991change end change beginFlexible Fibrous Glass Insulation for Metal Buildingschange end
ASTM C 1002 Steel Self-Piercing Tapping Screws for the Application of Gypsum Panel Products or Metal Plaster Bases to Wood Studs or Steel Studs
ASTM C 1177/C 1177M Glass Mat Gypsum Substrate for Use as Sheathing
ASTM C 1178/C 1178M change beginCoatedchange end Glass Mat Water-Resistant Gypsum Backing Panel
change beginASTMchange end change beginC 1184(1)change end change beginStructural Silicone Sealantschange end
change beginASTMchange end change beginC 1311(1)change end change beginSolvent Release Sealantschange end
change beginASTMchange end change beginC 1330(1)change end change beginCylindrical Sealant Backing for Use with Cold Liquid Applied Sealantschange end
ASTM C 1396/C 1396M Gypsum Board
ASTM D 2178 Asphalt Glass Felt Used in Roofing and Waterproofing
change beginASTMchange end change beginE 2190change end change beginInsulating Glass Unit Performance and Evaluationchange end
AWPA M4 Care of Preservative-Treated Wood Products
change beginBNQ BNQ 3624-115 Polyethylene (PE) Pipe and Fittings – Flexible Pipes for Drainage – Characteristics and Test Methods change end
CGSB CAN/CGSB-11.3-M Hardboard
CGSB CAN/CGSB-11.5-M Hardboard, Precoated, Factory Finished, for Exterior Cladding
CGSB CAN/CGSB-12.1-M Tempered or Laminated Safety Glass
CGSB CAN/CGSB-12.2-M Flat, Clear Sheet Glass
CGSB CAN/CGSB-12.3-M Flat, Clear Float Glass
CGSB CAN/CGSB-12.4-M Heat Absorbing Glass
CGSB CAN/CGSB-12.8 Insulating Glass Units
CGSB CAN/CGSB-12.10-M Glass, Light and Heat Reflecting
CGSB CAN/CGSB-12.11-M Wired Safety Glass
CGSB CAN/CGSB-34.22 Asbestos-Cement Drain Pipe
CGSB CAN/CGSB-37.1-M Chemical Emulsifier Type, Emulsified Asphalt for Dampproofing
CGSB CAN/CGSB-37.2-M Emulsified Asphalt, Mineral-Colloid Type, Unfilled, for Dampproofing and Waterproofing and for Roof Coatings
CGSB CAN/CGSB-37.3-M Application of Emulsified Asphalts for Dampproofing or Waterproofing
CGSB CAN/CGSB-37.4-M Fibrated, Cutback Asphalt, Lap Cement for Asphalt Roofing
CGSB CAN/CGSB-37.5-M Cutback Asphalt Plastic, Cement
CGSB 37-GP-6Ma Asphalt, Cutback, Unfilled, for Dampproofing
CGSB CAN/CGSB-37.8-M Asphalt, Cutback, Filled, for Roof Coating
CGSB 37-GP-9Ma Primer, Asphalt, Unfilled, for Asphalt Roofing, Dampproofing and Waterproofing
CGSB 37-GP-12Ma Application of Unfilled Cutback Asphalt for Dampproofing
CGSB CAN/CGSB-37.16-M Filled, Cutback Asphalt for Dampproofing and Waterproofing
CGSB 37-GP-18Ma Tar, Cutback, Unfilled, for Dampproofing
CGSB 37-GP-21M Tar, Cutback, Fibrated, for Roof Coating
CGSB CAN/CGSB-37.22-M Application of Unfilled, Cutback Tar Foundation Coating for Dampproofing
CGSB 37-GP-36M Application of Filled Cutback Asphalts for Dampproofing and Waterproofing
CGSB 37-GP-37M Application of Hot Asphalt for Dampproofing or Waterproofing
CGSB CAN/CGSB-37.50-M Hot-Applied, Rubberized Asphalt for Roofing and Waterproofing
CGSB CAN/CGSB-37.51-M Application for Hot-Applied Rubberized Asphalt for Roofing and Waterproofing
CGSB 37-GP-52M Roofing and Waterproofing Membrane, Sheet Applied, Elastomeric
CGSB CAN/CGSB-37.54 Polyvinyl Chloride Roofing and Waterproofing Membrane
CGSB 37-GP-55M Application of Sheet Applied Flexible Polyvinyl Chloride Roofing Membrane
CGSB 37-GP-56M Membrane, Modified, Bituminous, Prefabricated, and Reinforced for Roofing
CGSB 37-GP-64M Mat Reinforcing, Fibrous Glass, for Membrane Waterproofing Systems and Built-Up Roofing
CGSB 41-GP-6M Sheets, Thermosetting Polyester Plastics, Glass Fiber Reinforced
CGSB CAN/CGSB-41.24 Rigid Vinyl Siding, Soffits and Fascia
CGSB CAN/CGSB-51.32-M Sheathing, Membrane, Breather Type
CGSB CAN/CGSB-51.33-M Vapour Barrier Sheet, Excluding Polyethylene, for Use in Building Construction
CGSB CAN/CGSB-51.34-M Vapour Barrier, Polyethylene Sheet for Use in Building Construction
CGSB CAN/CGSB-93.1-M Sheet, Aluminum Alloy, Prefinished, Residential
CGSB CAN/CGSB-93.2-M Prefinished Aluminum Siding, Soffits and Fascia, for Residential Use
CGSB CAN/CGSB-93.3-M Prefinished Galvanized and Aluminum-Zinc Alloy Steel Sheet for Residential Use
CGSB CAN/CGSB-93.4 Galvanized Steel and Aluminum-Zinc Alloy Coated Steel Siding, Soffits and Fascia, Prefinished, Residential
CSA A23.1 Concrete Materials and Methods of Concrete Construction
CSA CAN/CSA-A82.1-M Burned Clay Brick (Solid Masonry Units Made from Clay or Shale)
CSA A82.4-M Structural Clay Load-Bearing Wall Tile
CSA A82.5-M Structural Clay Non-Load-Bearing Tile
CSA CAN3-A82.8-M Hollow Clay Brick
CSA CAN/CSA-A82.27-M Gypsum Board
CSA A82.30-M Interior Furring, Lathing and Gypsum Plastering
CSA A82.31-M Gypsum Board Application
CSA CAN3-A93-M Natural Airflow Ventilators for Buildings
CSA change beginA123.1/A123.5change end Asphalt Shingles Made From Organic Felt and Surfaced with Mineral Granuleschange begin/Asphalt Shingles Made From Glass Felt and Surfaced with Mineral Granuleschange end
CSA change beginCAN/CSA-A123.2change end Asphalt-Coated Roofing Sheets
CSA A123.3 Asphalt Saturated Organic Roofing Felt
CSA CAN/CSA-A123.4 Asphalt for Constructing Built-Up Roof Coverings and Waterproofing Systems
CSA A123.17 Asphalt change beginGlass Felt Used in Roofing and Waterproofingchange end
CSA CAN3-A123.51-M Asphalt Shingle Application on Roof Slopes 1:3 and Steeper
CSA CAN3-A123.52-M Asphalt Shingle Application on Roof Slopes 1:6 to Less Than 1:3
CSA change beginCAN/CSA-A165.1change end Concrete Block Masonry Units
CSA change beginCAN/CSA-A165.2change end Concrete Brick Masonry Units
CSA change beginCAN/CSA-A165.3change end Prefaced Concrete Masonry Units
CSA CAN3-A165.4-M Autoclaved Cellular Units
CSA change beginCAN/CSA-A179change end Mortar and Grout for Unit Masonry
change beginCSA CAN/CSA-A220 Series Concrete Roof Tileschange end
CSA change beginCAN/CSA-A371change end Masonry Construction for Buildings
CSA CAN/CSA-A3001 Cementitious Materials for Use in Concrete
CSA CAN/CSA-B182.1 Plastic Drain and Sewer Pipe and Pipe Fittings
CSA CAN/CSA-G40.21 change beginGeneral Requirements for Rolled or Weldedchange end Structural Quality Steel
CSA change beginCAN/CSA-G401change end Corrugated Steel Pipe Products
CSA change beginCAN/CSA-O80 Serieschange end Wood Preservation
CSA O115-M Hardwood and Decorative Plywood
CSA O118.1 Western Red Cedar Shakes and Shingles
CSA O118.2 Eastern White Cedar Shingles
CSA O121 Douglas Fir Plywood
CSA O141 Softwood Lumber
CSA O151 Canadian Softwood Plywood
CSA O153-M Poplar Plywood
CSA CAN/CSA-O325 Construction Sheathing
CSA O437.0 OSB and Waferboard
ULC CAN/ULC-S701 Thermal Insulation, Polystyrene, Boards and Pipe Covering
ULC CAN/ULC-S702 Mineral Fibre Thermal Insulation for Buildings
ULC CAN/ULC-S703 Cellulose Fibre Insulation (CFI) for Buildings
ULC CAN/ULC-S704 Thermal Insulation, Polyurethane and Polyisocyanurate, Boards, Faced
ULC CAN/ULC-S705.1 Thermal Insulation – Spray Applied Rigid Polyurethane Foam, Medium Density – Material - Specification
ULC CAN/ULC-S705.2 Thermal Insulation – Spray-Applied Rigid Polyurethane Foam, Medium Density change begin— Applicationchange end
change beginULC CAN/ULC-S706 Standard for Wood Fibre Insulating Boards for Buildingschange end
Notes to Table

(1) See Appendix A.


5.10.2. change beginWindows, Doors, Skylights and Other Glazed Products

contentHistory General
1) This Subsection applies to windows, doors and skylights, other glazed products and their components that separate
a) interior space from exterior space, or
b) environmentally dissimilar interior spaces.


2) For the purposes of this Subsection, the term “skylight” refers to unit skylights, roof windows and tubular daylighting devices.


3) Windows, doors, skylights, other glazed products and their components that are required to have a fire-protection rating need not conform to this Subsection. (See Appendix A.)

contentHistory Design and Construction


(See Appendix A.)
1) Windows, doors, skylights and their components shall be designed and constructed in accordance with(See Appendix A.)


2) Other glazed products and their components shall be designed and constructed in accordance with Subsection 5.1.4., Section 5.3., Section 5.4. and Section 5.6. (See Appendix A.)


3) For the purposes of conformance with Subclause (1)(b)(ii), loads and procedures from Section 5.2. may be used instead of the loads and procedures set out in the standard. (See Appendix A.)

contentHistory [Reserved.]change end

contentHistory Heat Transfer
1) Intent Statementchange beginWindows, doors and skylights shall meet the heat transfer performance requirements stated in Section 5.3. (See A- in Appendix A.)change end
2) Intent StatementExcept as provided in Sentence (3), all metal-framed glazed assemblies separating interior conditioned space from interior unconditioned space or exterior space shall incorporate a thermal break to minimize condensation.
3) Intent StatementMetal-framed glazed assemblies need not comply with Sentence (2) where these assemblies are
a) storm windows or doors, or
b) windows or doors that are required to have a fire-protection rating.
(See Appendix A.)