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City director appointed to NRC committee

The City of Kelowna’s director of development services has been appointed as a voting member of a National Research Council committee.

Mo Bayat will join the Standing Committee on Energy Efficiency in Buildings to help develop technical content of codes that regulate building efficiencies nationwide.

“I think it’s important to have Kelowna represented, enabling us to make a difference by being directly involved at the national level on this committee,” said Bayat. 

“I will be working as a member of this committee on upcoming building efficiency regulation changes to the National Building Code.” 

Members of the Standing Committee on Energy Efficiency in Buildings are regulators, designers, contractors, building operators, researchers, educators, standards developers, manufacturers and suppliers from across Canada who volunteer their time and expertise for a two- or three-year term.  

Bayat’s term on the committee will in 2014. 

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