SM CONSTRUCTION Inc.
Factory Built Structures Listing Program
- SM CONSTRUCTION Inc.
- Business Commercial Industrial Structures
- Quebec, Quebec
- July 26, 2021
- July 26, 2021
CSA A277-16 “Procedure for Certification of Prefabricated Buildings, Modules, and Panels”
Quebec Construction Code, Chapter I – Building (NBC with Quebec amendments), Parts 4 and 9
CSA C22.10 Québec Construction Code, Chapter V – Electricity (CSA C22.1 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.
Business Commercial Industrial Structures
All markings must be permanent and visible after installation.
1. QAI label with ‘C’ identifier (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” 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.
Note 2: 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 occupancy, constructed in single module not exceeding 600m2. This listing does not include structures with multiple Major Occupancies.
Structures under this listing typically include units used as portable offices. For a full list of structures covered under this occupancy please refer to Notes to Part 3, A-188.8.131.52.(1) Major Occupancy Classification in the National Building Code.
This certification does not cover completion of the spatial separation and the barrier-free access. 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.
Engineered steel structure. The steel building shall be manufactured by companies certified in accordance with the requirements of CSA A660 “Certification of Manufacturers of Steel Building Systems”. All welding to be done in a shop certified to the CSA W47.1 “Certification of Companies for Fusion Welding of Steel”.
Electrical Ratings: 120/208V, 60Hz, 225A, 3-phase systems.
Exterior wall mounted forced air furnaces and air conditioning (electric only). Systems may be equipped with electrical baseboard heaters.
Conventional drainage and venting systems to a maximum of 240 hydraulic fixture units.
Fire Alarm Systems:
Fire alarm system consists of smoke detectors, exit signs and emergency lighting.
Fire Sprinkler Systems:
This certification does not cover completion of fire sprinkler systems. These systems must be designed by a professional engineer registered in the province in which the building is intended to be installed. Installation and commissioning of sprinklers must be completed on site by qualified technicians as per the requirements of 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.