Expert Maison Inc.
Factory Built Structures Listing Program
- Expert Maison Inc.
- Business Commercial Industrial Structures
- Rivière-du-Loup, Québec
- March 20, 2017
- November 20, 2020
CSA A277-16 “Procedure for Certification of Prefabricated Buildings, Modules, and Panels”
National Building Code of Canada, Part 9
Quebec Construction Code, Chapter I – Building (NBC with Quebec amendments), Part 9
CSA C22.1 “Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, “Safety Standard for Electrical Installations”
CSA C22.10 Quebec Construction Code, Chapter V – Electricity (Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, “Safety Standard for Electrical Installations” with Quebec amendments)
National Plumbing Code of Canada
Note 1: Unless otherwise specified, the Standards and Codes noted are the most current versions in effect.
Note 2: Various provinces and territories have amendments to the national building code, jurisdictions may require structures to comply with provincial/municipal codes in lieu of the national building codes, the local AHJ should be consulted on the applicable requirements.
Business Commercial Industrial Structures
All markings must be permanent and visible after installation.
1. The QAI label (item 1096 – black lettering with silver background) is normally located in close proximity to the electrical panel.
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.
Note 3: 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 D – Business and Personal Services occupancies, constructed in single or multiple modules in single storey configurations not exceeding 600m2. Units classified under this occupancy are not intended for general public access.
Structures under this listing typically include units used as business offices or for personal services. This listing does not include structures with multiple Major Occupancies.
For a full list of structures covered under the above Occupancy Class, please refer to Division B, Notes to Part 3, A-18.104.22.168.(1) Major Occupancy Classification in the National Building Code of Canada.”
Conventional Wood Frame Construction within the limitations of Part 9 of the National Building Code and Quebec Construction Code, Chapter I – Building.
120/240V, 60Hz, 200A Max.
Electric Baseboard Heaters. Modules may be equipped with ventilation system and air conditioning (electric only).
Conventional drainage and venting systems to a maximum of 240 hydraulic fixture units.
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 services (water and sewage) 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the listing number in the request.