Factory Built Structures Listing Program
- Secure-Rite Structures
- Business Commercial Industrial Structures
- Kelowna, BC
- March 18, 2019
- March 18, 2019
CSA A277 Procedure for certification of prefabricated buildings, modules and panels
National Building Code of Canada (Part 9)
Alberta Building Code 2014 (Part 9)
British Columbia Building Code 2012 (Part 9)
CSA C22.1 Canadian Electrical Safety Code, Part I, “Safety Standard for Electrical Installations”
British Columbia Plumbing Code 2012
National Plumbing Code of Canada
Note: Standards above as amended by Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Jurisdictions may require structures to comply with provincial/municipal codes in lieu of the national building codes.
Note: Unless otherwise specified, the standards/Code noted are the most current versions in effect.
Business Commercial Industrial Structures
All markings must be permanent and visible after installation.
The QAI label (item 1096, black letter with silver background) is normally located in close proximity to the electrical panel and includes:
− Certification label serial number
− QAI certification logo with the “C” Identifier
− “Business Commercial Industrial Structures”
QAI logo shown here:
The specification nameplate (item 1068, 8-1/2” x 14” size) is normally located in close proximity to the electrical panel and includes:
− Manufacturer’s Name and Address
− Date of Manufacture
− Model Serial Number or Product Code
− Foundation Type (Perimeter Foundation Wall or Piers)
− Floor live Load
− Specified Snow Load (1/50)
− Seismic Response Sa (0.2)
− Hourly Wind Pressure (1/50)
− Envelope Effective Thermal Resistance
− Windows/Doors/Skylights Thermal Characteristics
− Outside Design Temperature (Heal Loss or Heat Gain)
− Factory Installed Appliances
− Site Installed Components, Assemblies, and Systems
− Electrical Systems Voltage, Frequency, and Amperage
The QAI label and specification nameplate are available from QAI and must be applied at the factory.
Factory Built Modular Structures constructed in single or multiple modules in single storey configurations with a building area not exceed 600 m2. This listing includes structures intended to be used under a single Major Occupancy classified as:
• Group D – Business and Personal Services or
• Group F3 – Low hazard Industrial Structures
Structures under this listing typically include units used as business offices, personal services, or storage. This listing does not include structures with multiple Major Occupancies.
For a full list of structures covered under the above occupancy groups please refer to Appendix A, Division B of the National Building Code of Canada.
Structural: Steel Container Units
Electrical Ratings: 120/240V, 60Hz, 200A Max.
Heating/Ventilation: Central Forced Air Furnaces. Units may be electric. Systems may be equipped with air conditioning and/or hydronic heating.
Plumbing: Conventional drainage and venting systems to a maximum of 240 hydraulic fixture units.
Gas Systems: None
Structures included in this listing are manufactured at a central facility and transported to the site. These modules must include provisions for onsite interconnections, connection to municipal services (water and sewage) and electrical power supply. QAI certification covers the construction of the structures including any factory installed plumbing and electrical services, appliances, equipment and fixtures. QAI certification is intended to obviate the necessity of further inspection by the local regulatory authorities except for site connections to services or to other modules and for site installed features.
Site installation of products must be done according to manufacturer’s installation instructions and in compliance with the requirements set by the local authority having jurisdiction.
The materials, products or systems listed in this directory have been qualified to bear the QAI Listing Mark under the conditions stated with each Listing. Only those products bearing the QAI Listing Mark are considered to be listed by QAI.
No warrantee is expressed or implied, and no guarantee is provided that any jurisdictional authority will accept the Listing found herein. The appropriate authorities should be contacted regarding the acceptability of any given Listing.
Visit the QAI Online Listing Directory located at www.qai.org for the most up to date version of this Listing and to validate that this QAI Listing is active. Questions regarding this listing may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the listing number in the request.