L.A. Metal Building
Factory Built Structures Listing Program
- L.A. Metal Building
- Business Commercial Industrial Structures
- Nisku, AB
- November 25, 2019
- November 25, 2019
CSA A277 “Procedure for Certification of Prefabricated Buildings, Modules, and Panels”
BC Building Code (Part 4 & 9) National Building Code (Part 4 & 9)
Note: 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 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.
− The QAI label (item 1096 – black lettering with silver background) is normally located in close proximity to the electrical panel.
QAI logo shown here:
− 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 (by others)
− Site Installed Components, Assemblies, and Systems
− Electrical Systems Voltage, Frequency, and Amperage (by others)
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.
The scope of Structures covered in this listing include:
Prefabricated Business Commercial Industrial Structures under Part 4 & 9 of BC Building Code and Part 4 & 9 of National Building Code used for Major Occupancy classified as Group F Division 2 – Medium‐Hazard Industrial Occupancies. Building is comprised of single module not intended for general public access. Structures are designed and constructed within the limitations of Part 4 and Part 9 of the applicable building codes. This covers only the structural and building envelope of the structure.
Structures described above typically include units used as power plants and similar temporary structures for electrical mobile equipment.
Light steel frame structure built on top of steel base frame. The steel building shall be manufactured by companies certified in accordance with the requirements of CSA A660 “Certification of Manufacturers of Steel Building Systems”.
This listing does not apply to sleeping quarters, construction camps, dining trailers, washcars, office spaces, storage units and other residential or commercial buildings and/or any building designed for multiple major occupancies. Also, it is not includes vehicular lighting or brake wiring systems when module is on wheels.
The structures for use in hazardous locations are not included in this report and QAI certification. This certification does not cover completion of sprinkler and fire alarm system.
Prefabricated structure included in this listing are manufactured at a central facility and transported to the site. This structure must include provisions for on-site interconnections. QAI certification covers the construction of the prefabricated panels including any factory installed component and material. QAI certification is intended to obviate the necessity of further inspection by the local regulatory authorities except for site installations, connections to services 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.