Design Build Services

BENEFITS TO MPM BUILDING ENVELOPE DESIGN SERVICES:

Mod Panel Manufacturing Ltd. (MPM) Total Building Envelope Services are being widely used across Canada due to the simplicity of the services.

The benefits to the stakeholders are as follows:

  • Delegated design engineered stamped shop drawings including:
    • Structural Engineering Collaboration
      • Value Engineer panel sizes
    • Building Envelope
      • Reduces Architecture requirements of providing building envelope modelling
      • Reduces drafting requirements of envelope details
      • Engineered stamped shop drawings
  • Reduction in design and onsite coordination issues
  • Accurate supply and installation costs of building envelope

The Total Building Envelope Services include:
  • Building envelope consulting services subcontracted to local building envelope consulting firms like Williams Engineering Canada, Morrison Hershfield or RJC to provide the following:
    • Provide an effective “R” value building envelope details based on Building Energy Model Requirements thermal rating
    • Provide a thermally broken cladding attachment system to minimize thickness of exterior wall
    • Collaborate with project Architecture firm for coordination of metal panel façade system and architecture features
    • Design of cladding attachment system using hat tracks to provide one (1) inch air space
    • Size steel stud spacing and gauge based on the following:
      • Wind loads
      • Cladding weight
    • Design of MPM pre-fabricated wall system such as
      • Balloon panel system (Curtain wall system)
      • Unitized system infill panel (patent pending)
    • Provide design details and stamped shop drawings
    • Coordinate window and door rough openings with architecture
  • Provide building envelope costs based on current building code requirements such as:
    • Cladding attachment system costs
    • Steel Stud and thermal insulation systems costs
    • Cladding system supply and installation costs based on MPM Affiliated Preferred Cladding Contractors.
  • Provide milestones and updates periodically to confirm exterior wall façade system budgets that will include:
    • Wall fire rating: Non-combustible or combustible?
    • Insulation type and Thermal Resistance
    • Type of Cladding
      • Metal panel
      • Brick and etc.
    • Type of thermally broken cladding attachment system
    • Gauge and thickness of steel studs
    • Locations of windows and doors