BI Pure Water Inc.
Factory Built Structures Listing Program
- BI Pure Water Inc.
- Business Commercial Industrial Structures
- Surrey, BC
- September 13, 2019
- September 13, 2019
CSA A277-16 “Procedure for Certification of Prefabricated Buildings, Modules, and Panels”
National Building Code of Canada
British Columbia Building Code 2012
C22.1 Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1, Safety Standard for Electrical Installations
Note: Various provinces have amendments to the national building code, jurisdictions may require structures to comply with provincial/municipal codes in lieu of the national building code, the local AHJ should be consulted on the applicable requirements.
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.
1. The QAI label (item 1096 – CSA A277 Compliance label) is normally located in close proximity to the electrical panel.
• Certification label serial number
• QAI certification logo with the “c” identifier
• QAI logo shown here:
2. The specification nameplate (item 1068, 8-1/2” x 14” size) is 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
3. Other Markings as required by the relevant codes.
The QAI label and specification nameplate are available from QAI and must
be applied at the factory.
Structures are used for single Major Occupancy classified as Group F,
Division 3 – Low Hazard Industrial occupancies, constructed in multiple
modules in single storey configurations. Structures classified under this
occupancy are not intended for general public access.
Structures under this listing typically include but not limited to water
treatment plants or other similar buildings for water treatment systems. This
listing does not apply to sleeping quarters, office spaces and other
residential or commercial buildings and/or any buildings designed for
multiple Major Occupancies.
For a full list of structures covered under this occupancy please refer to
Appendix A, Division B of the National Building Code and British Columbia
This Listing applies to the structure only. QAI Listing does not apply to the
water treatment process or related water treatment equipment contained
within the structure. Consult the registered design professional regarding
the process equipment.
Steel frame structure.
600V, 60Hz, 400A max.
Electric unit heaters. Units to be Electric only. Systems may be equipped with a HVAC system.
Structures included in this listing are manufactured at a central facility and
transported to the site. These modules include provisions for on-site
interconnections, connection to municipal service and electrical power
supply. QAI certification covers the construction of the structures including
any factory installed plumbing and electrical services, 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 email@example.com. Please include the listing number in the request.