Most technical provisions of the BC Fire Code describe how the code’s objectives and functional statements are achieved. However, some provisions, like this one, do not relate directly to a code objective. The following analysis is provided to assist in understanding of the provision.



Insulation, air barrier systems and vapour barriers for heated crawl spaces whose exterior walls have less than 25% of their total area above exterior ground level open to the outdoors, in buildings to which Part 9 applies [see Sentence of Division A for application of Part 9].


To direct Code users to Section 9.25., which contains requirements regarding insulation, air barrier systems and vapour barriers.