Groupe Pro-Fab Inc.
Factory Built Structures Listing Program
- Groupe Pro-Fab Inc.
- Engineered Structures
- Saint-Apollinaire, Quebec
- June 29, 2020
- June 29, 2020
CSA A277-16 “Procedure for Certification of Prefabricated Buildings, Modules, and Panels”
Quebec Construction Code, Chapter I – Building (NBCC with Quebec amendments)
CSA C22.10 Québec Construction Code, Chapter V – Electricity (CSA C22.1
Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, “Safety Standard for Electrical Installations” with
Note: Unless otherwise specified, the standards/Code noted are the most current versions in effect.
Factory Built Engineered Structures
All markings must be permanent and visible after installation.
1. QAI label with ‘C’ identifier (item 1097 – 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” in 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
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.
Engineered Modular Structures under Parts 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Quebec Construction Code, Chapter I – Building. These structures are intended to be used for a single Major Occupancy classified as Group A, Division 2 – Assembly. Structures included in this listing are used as portable classrooms manufactured in single or multiple modules up to 2-storey configurations.
This certification does not cover completion of the spatial separation and the barrier-free access which is to be completed on site under permit. A qualified professional is required to design and validate exposing building faces and barrier-free design as per the requirements of the local authority having jurisdiction.
Vehicular lighting and brake lighting systems must be provided by the transport company and be in compliance with the requirements of the Authority Having Jurisdiction.
Conventional Wood Frame Construction. Electrical Ratings: 120/240V, 60Hz, 100A, single phase systems.
Primarily electrical baseboard heaters. Systems may be equipped with air conditioning (electrical only).
Fire Alarm System:
This certification does not cover completion of the fire alarm systems. The design of the fire alarm system must be designed by a professional engineer registered in the province in which the building is intended to be installed. Installation and commissioning of this system must be completed on site by qualified technicians as per the requirements of the local authority having jurisdiction.
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 and electrical power supply. QAI certification covers the construction of the structures including any factory installed electrical service, 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.
QAI reviewed the floor plan drawings of the Batiments Modulaires Project. This is a limited scope certification and only applies to Model T2. It is understood that when a project falls outside the scope described, design professionals will be engaged and QAI will be notified for additional review.
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.