QAI provides a variety of ISO 17020 accredited global inspection services to verify quality almost anywhere in the world, we conduct inspection of finished good versus specifications, we inspect manufacturing process, final products and quality documentation for compliance for either our own certification programs or other program owners. Our team of qualified service reps will help you evaluate your manufacturing plant or product to assure quality and conformity. Our Product Quality Inspection Services include:
For large-scale building and property management companies, Fire Door Field Inspection and Labeling is a perpetual need, and we have your solution. QAI field engineers work seamlessly with your team to assure compliance in many high-rises and large hotel / resort metro markets, including New York, Las Vegas and Los Angeles to name a few. By adhering to the local building codes and fire regulations, you ensure a smooth running property and can avoid the heavy non-compliance fees, fines and even possible closure.
The special inspection program is a unique program offering manufacturers/importers/distributors of electrical equipment the opportunity to have their products accepted by the Authorities having Jurisdiction (i.e., BC Safety Authority, Electrical Safety Authority [Ontario], etc.) without the hassle of certification. This program is aimed at those manufacturers/ importers/ distributors producing a limited quantity of products or limited production type manufacturing. A special inspection includes the on-site evaluation of an electrical product to determine its compliance with the applicable codes. At the conclusion of a successful inspection, the product is labeled with the SI label, informing regulators that the product is safe.
For Building Product Manufacturers carrying ICC-ES evaluation reports, QAI is recognized and offers initial and follow-up inspections per AC10. Acting as a trusted partner, QAI helps ensure your program is implemented in a seamless and professional manner. We also support other building code agencies’ inspection requirements including: Florida Building Commission (FBC), Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC), Miami-Dade and others.
QAI’s factory production inspection programs of certified products are offered in factories around the world. Our follow-up surveillance programs are efficient and add value to manufacturers in achieving optimum quality of their production along with maintaining compliance with their listings.
Our team can help navigate through all the hurdles of meeting the Codes. Support service options we offer include:
Inspections will determine if the roof meets current building code requirements (i.e. BC Building Code or National Building Code). If there are any deficiencies found during the inspection, QAI will detail how to resolve the deficiency to ensure the longevity of the roof. Upon completion of the inspection, a full report will be provided with pictures indicating the findings of the inspection. If no issues are found, a compliant report will be issued which can be provided to a building official as proof of compliance. Inspections can also be conducted throughout the project at your request. For larger projects such as multi-family dwellings, QAI can also provide the following services:
The following is a summary of QAI’s qualifications as a Third Party Roofing Inspection Agency:
QAI offers Building Envelope Inspection services to ensure that the installation methods of exterior cladding systems are in accordance with the current Building Code and Municipal By-Laws at the time the building permit was obtained. QAI will also provide basic wall penetrations details (window, vents, exterior electrical outlets, membrane wall junction terminations, sloped roof to wall intersection, general cavity details etc) if applicable, and/or required. Site visits will be conducted at appropriate intervals throughout the project to evaluate the critical stages of construction. After each inspection, a full report will be issued based on the findings of the report. QAI can also provide Schedules by a registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng) where required. Please contact email@example.com for more details regarding how QAI can be of assistance for Building Envelope inspection services.
Founded in 1994 by a group of experienced certification and testing experts, QAI is an independent third-party testing, inspection and certification organization which serves the building industry, government and individuals with cost effective solutions through our global, in-house capabilities / services.
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QAI offers certification for manufacturers who would like to construct prefabricated modules