One international aid agency has stated that the Chalet as a very useful facility for emergency field staff, emergency victim shelter and as safe, secure space for those in need in disaster conditions.

"The structure is able to stand on its own without a platform or foundations between it and, for example, a pontoon floatation system. It meets international wind/hurricane resistance, applied residential floor loads and seismic in on-land construction situations. Because of its unique light weight structural unibody design, it is effectively seismic proof."—John T. Thompson, P.Eng."