3.5 million

new housing units

needed to help achieve housing affordability in Canada by 2030[1]



achieved by some recent modular construction projects[2]


reduction of waste

using modular construction compared to conventional site-built projects[3]


CSA Group standards, research, policy briefs, and other resources

Leverage the resources developed by CSA Group and its technical committee members to provide you with information, guidance, best practices, and requirements to help increase confidence in modular construction as an effective, efficient, and resilient building process.

Case study

Standards help support efficient, safe, and affordable modular construction practices

Research Report

Exploring the Existing Regulatory Framework for Modular Construction in Canada


Helping remove barriers for modular construction projects

Public policy report

Building Together: Improving Collaboration to Deliver More Affordable Housing

Research report

High-rise Modular Construction


Helping increase confidence in modular construction as an effective, efficient, and resilient building process

CSA A277-16 (R2021)

Procedure for certification of pre-fabricated buildings, modules, and panels

CSA Z252:23

Volumetric modular construction — Guide to compliance and approval processes

CSA Z240 MH Series-16 (R2021)

Manufactured homes

CSA Z250:21

Process for delivery of volumetric modular buildings

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[1]Canada’s Housing Supply Shortage: Restoring affordability by 2030, Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, 2018
[2] compared to conventional site-built projects. Challenges and Opportunities for Modular Construction in Canada, Concordia University and the Modular Building Institute, Oct. 29-30, 2015
[3] 2021 Permanent Modular Construction Report, Modular Building Institute