Modus Structures Inc.
Factory Built Structures Listing Program
- Modus Structures Inc.
- Permanent Engineered Structures
- Crossfield, Alberta
- March 25, 2015
- January 15, 2018
CSA A277-08 “Procedure for Certification of Prefabricated Buildings, Modules, and Panels”
CSA C22.1-12 “Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1, Safety Standard for Electrical Installations”
CSA B149.1-10 “Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code”
Alberta Building Code 2006
National Building Code of Canada 2010
National Plumbing Code of Canada 2010
Note: Unless otherwise specified, the standards/Code noted are the most current versions in effect.
Factory Built Permanent Engineered Modular Structures
Products are labelled and marked in a permanent manner where it is readily visible
after installation with the following information:
Specification Nameplate (Item 1096)
Black Lettering on White Background
Size: 8 ½ inches by 11 inches.
The specification nameplate is located in close proximity to the electrical
panel board and includes:
– Manufacturer’s name and address
– Model and serial number
– Date of manufacture
– Fuel type
– Complete electrical rating
– A list of appliances that are factory installed
– Ground snow load and roof design snow load
– Thermal resistance of insulation and the outside design temperature
used in heat-loss calculations
– The building codes met by the building
– Additional markings as may be required
QAI label with ‘c’ identifier (Item 1097)
Black lettering with Silver Background.
The QAI label is usually located in close proximity to the electrical panel
Permanent engineered modular structures under Part 3, 4, 5, 6 of the National
Building Code of Canada and Alberta Building Code. These permanent modular
structures are classified under Group F-Division 3, comprised of single or multiple
modules in single storey configurations. Structures included in this listing require
considerations from parts of the building code outside of Part 9 with respect to
structural, fire safety, and mechanical systems.
Structurally Insulated Panels for floors, walls, and ceilings (All three assemblies
are certified by QAI Laboratories Ltd.)
120/240V, 60Hz, 100A max.
Conventional drainage and vent systems to a maximum of 240 hydraulic fixture
Heating / Ventilation:
Units may be equipped with central gas furnace and electric air conditioning units.
Fire Alarm System:
Units may be installed with a fire alarm system. This certification does not cover
operation of the fire alarm system which is required to be tested and approved on
site by a qualified technician.
Structures included in this listing are permanent engineered structures classified
under Group F, Division 3 such as telecommunication storage modules. Modules
are manufactured at a central facility and transported to the site location. These
modules, when completely assembled on site, are equipped with normal facilities
for connection to municipal water, gas, and electrical services. QAI certification
covers the construction of the modules and any factory installed electrical,
plumbing, and gas services, and is intended to obviate the necessity of further
inspections by the local regulatory authorities except for site connections to
services or to other modules and for site mounting features.
Structures covered in this scope do not include commercial/industrial units,
apartment buildings, hotels, motels, detention facilities, dwelling units, or any other
type of buildings for use of hazardous locations.
The design of structures included in this listing require considerations from parts of
the building code outside of Part 9 with respect to structural design, fire safety,
and mechanical design systems.
The design and operation of the complete fire alarm system and sprinkler system,
if provided, is not included in this listing. This listing does not include vehicular
lighting or break wiring systems for transportation of the structures.
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.
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