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This is the first edition of CSA Z250, Process for delivery of volumetric modular buildings.
CSA Group acknowledges that the development of this Standard was made possible, in part, by the financial support from the Standards Council of Canada’s Innovation Program.
This Standard has been developed in compliance with Standards Council of Canada requirements for National Standards of Canada. It has been published as a National Standard of Canada by CSA Group.
This Standard describes processes for the delivery of permanent volumetric modular buildings, where modules are constructed in a factory. This Standard specifies the procedures for
b) quality control in modular manufacturing;
d) logistics, transportation and storage;
e) non-modular and modular sitework;
f) lifting, placement, and setting;
g) installation and finishing; and
h) commissioning and handover.
This Standard does not cover the procedure for in-factory certification of buildings, modules, or panels.
Note: See CSA A277 for the procedure for in-factory certification of buildings, modules, or panels.
In this Standard, shall is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the standard; should is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and may is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the Standard.
Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.
Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.
Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.
1.4 Units of measure
The values given in SI units are the units of record for the purposes of this Standard. The values given in parentheses are for information and comparison only.