SAFERhome 15-point Standards Videos

The SAFERhome design is an overlay for homes that brings flexibility, safety, and cost savings. All criteriae are within the existing Provincial and National Building Code. There is now a real housing choice of getting more than the traditionally accepted minimum building standard.

SAFERhome Standards are defined into 3 categories comprising of 15 standards.

Please click on a Criteria heading below to view the “How To” Details for each SAFERhome Standard,

STRUCTURAL
& DESIGN

8 Standards

Videos

  • Criteria 1 – Exterior Thresholds
  • Criteria 2 – Interior Thresholds
  • Criteria 3 – Doors (pinch points)
  • Criteria 4 – Hallways
  • Criteria 5 – Washroom Wall Reinforcements
  • Criteria 6 – Wall Reinforcements
  • Criteria 7 – Multistory Connection Provisions
  • Criteria 8 – Sink Cabinets

ELECTRICAL
& TELECOM

4 Standards

Videos
  • Criteria 9 – Light Switch Positioning
  • Criteria 10 – Electrical Outlet Positioning
  • Criteria 11 – Electrical Outlet Placement Locations
  • Criteria 12 – Four-Plex Outlets

PLUMBING

3 Standards

Videos

  • Criteria 13 – Bath and Shower Control Positioning
  • Criteria 14 – Waste Pipes
  • Criteria 15 – Pressure/Temperature Control Valves