section 16050 - basic electrical materials and

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DIVISION 26 – ELECTRICAL
SECTION 26 0100 – BASIC ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1
SUMMARY
A.
The General Conditions, Supplementary General Conditions, Instructions to Bidders, and
Division 1 of these Specifications are part of the work of this Section.`
B.
Summary of Work:
1.
Provide all plant, materials, equipment, labor, wiring, connections, and all accessories for
the complete installation of the following basic systems. All systems to be fully functional
and operational, and installed in a neat and first-class workmanship like manner:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
h.
C.
1.2
Raceways, wiring, boxes.
Electrical Distribution, Panelboards, Feeders
Branch circuits, wiring devices
Motor wiring, starters, disconnects, fuses, circuit breakers, overload devices
Lighting Fixtures, outlets, ballasts, lamps, switches, controls
Fire Alarm System
Connections to HVAC, Plumbing, Fire-protection, electrically operated/controlled
doors, and other miscellaneous electrically operated equipment.
Raceways and pullstrings for telecommunications, intrusion detection, access
control and CCTV systems.
Drawings and Specifications:
1.
The drawings are schematic in intent, and indicate the approximate location and general
arrangement of systems to be installed as part of this contract. The specifications include
a description of products and materials to be used, as well as general installation
requirements.
2.
Install all equipment in complete compliance with manufacturer's instructions, applicable
codes and ordinances, and in a neat, workmanlike manner. For renovation projects, field
inspect all existing conditions, and identify any obstacles or interference which may
interfere with the execution of the work. Notify Engineer of same prior to execution of the
work, for appropriate resolution.
3.
All wiring and raceways are to be concealed unless specifically noted otherwise on the
drawings; all outlets and devices are to be flush mounted.
Surface mounted boxes,
and short runs of surface mounted may be used only where specifically called for on the
drawings.
ABSENCE OF SPECIFICATION
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A.
1.3
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Where the drawings or these specifications do not name a particular brand of equipment,
material, or product, this Contractor shall provide equipment, material, and/or product that may
be fairly and reasonably judged throughout the Electrical industry to be the appropriate product
and the best quality available for the given application.
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Electrical Components, Devices, and Accessories: Listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70,
Article 100, by a testing agency acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction, and marked for
intended use.
B.
Comply with NFPA 70, National Electrical Code.
1.4
CODES, STANDARDS, REGULATORY AGENCIES
A.
Perform all work in complete accordance with the latest edition of each of the following:
1.
N.Y.S. Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code
2.
N.Y.S. Energy Conservation Construction Code
3.
National Fire Protection Association Standards
a.
National Electrical Code (NFPA 70)
b.
National Fire Alarm Code (NFPA 72)
4.
Utility Company Standards
5.
All applicable Federal, State, and local codes and ordinances
B.
All electrical equipment and materials shall be U.L. (Underwriter’s Laboratories) listed.
C.
Requirements of other standards agencies apply, including IEEE, ANSI, NEMA, and are
referred to in specific specification sections.
1.5
PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS
A.
Obtain all permits and inspections required by the local municipality in which the project is to be
constructed. Pay all fees associated with same.
B.
Obtain an electrical inspection by a certified inspector by the International Association of
Electrical Inspectors. Correct any deficiencies cited by the inspecting authority. Deliver a
certificate of inspection to the Owner at the completion of the work.
1.6
SUBMITTALS AND SHOP DRAWINGS
A.
Submittals
1.
Submit six (6) copies of manufacturer’s product information, performance data, sizes,
capacities, for all equipment to the Engineer for approval, prior to ordering equipment, or
beginning the work, for the following equipment and materials:
a.
Lighting fixtures and lamps
b.
Lighting Controls
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c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
B.
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Wiring Devices
Panelboards
Motor Starters, Disconnects, Enclosed circuit breakers
Fire Alarm System
Telecommunications outlets, wiring, patch panels, equipment
Provide coordination shop drawings for review and approval by the Engineer prior to installing
the work. Shop drawings shall include wiring diagrams, riser diagrams, and scale floor plans
showing exact sizes, device and equipment locations, arrangements, zone and circuit numbers,
and interferences for the following systems:
1.
Fire Alarm
2.
Lighting
3.
Public Address and sound systems
4.
Telecommunication systems
MAINTENANCE MANUALS AND RECORD DOCUMENTS
A.
At the completion of the work, provide three (3) complete maintenance manuals, bound in three
ring binders to the Owner. Include all maintenance information for all equipment furnished
under this Contract.
B.
Record the location of all equipment, fixtures, outlets, and feeders. Record location of wiring
run underground or below concrete slab. Record the arrangement of branch circuits and circuit
numbers as actually installed, if different from that shown on the Contract Drawings. Provide
three (3) sets to Engineer at the completion of the work. Photocopied sets of neat and legible
red marked sets are acceptable.
1.8
COORDINATION
A.
Coordinate the work with the other trades working on this project; adjust the location of the work
to accommodate obstacles encountered; relocate obstacles where required, or as directed by
the Architect.
B.
Coordinate chases, slots, inserts, sleeves, and openings for electrical supports, raceways, and
cable with general construction work.
C.
Sequence, coordinate, and integrate installing electrical materials and equipment for efficient
flow of the Work. Coordinate installing large equipment that requires positioning before closing
in the building.
D.
Coordinate location of access panels and doors for electrical items that are concealed by
finished surfaces. Access doors and panels are specified in Division 8 Section "Access Doors
and Frames."
E.
Where electrical identification devices are applied to field-finished surfaces, coordinate
installation of identification devices with completion of finished surface.
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DIVISION 26 – ELECTRICAL
MANUFACTURER’S INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
A.
Install all equipment in complete compliance with manufacturer's installation instructions.
Where these differ from the requirements of applicable codes and ordinances, or the Contract
Documents, bring to the attention of the Engineer for resolution.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS (NOT USED)
PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1
ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION
A.
Headroom Maintenance: If mounting heights or other location criteria are not indicated, arrange
and install components and equipment to provide maximum possible headroom.
B.
Materials and Components: Install level, plumb, and parallel and perpendicular to other building
systems and components, unless otherwise indicated.
C.
Equipment: Install to facilitate service, maintenance, and repair or replacement of components.
Connect for ease of disconnecting, with minimum interference with other installations.
D.
Right of Way: Give to raceways and piping systems installed at a required slope.
3.2
ELECTRICAL SUPPORTING DEVICE APPLICATION
A.
Damp Locations and Outdoors: Hot-dip galvanized materials or nonmetallic, slotted channel
system components.
B.
Dry Locations: Steel materials.
C.
Strength of Supports: Adequate to carry present and future loads, times a safety factor of at
least four with, 200-lb minimum design load for each support element.
3.3
SUPPORT INSTALLATION
A.
Support parallel runs of horizontal raceways together on trapeze- or bracket-type hangers.
B.
Size supports for multiple raceway or cable runs so capacity can be increased by a 25 percent
minimum in the future.
C.
Support individual horizontal single raceways with separate, malleable-iron pipe hangers or
clamps except use spring-steel fasteners for 1-1/2-inch and smaller single raceways above
suspended ceilings and for fastening raceways to slotted channel and angle supports.
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D.
Install sleeves for cable and raceway penetrations of concrete slabs and walls unless coredrilled holes are used. Install sleeves for cable and raceway penetrations of masonry and firerated gypsum walls and of all other fire-rated floor and wall assemblies. Install sleeves during
erection of concrete and masonry walls.
E.
Secure electrical items and their supports to building structure, using the following methods
unless other fastening methods are indicated:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Wood: Wood screws or screw-type nails.
Gypsum Board: Toggle bolts. Seal around sleeves with joint compound, both sides of
wall.
Masonry: Toggle bolts on hollow block and expansion bolts on solid block. Seal around
sleeves with mortar, both sides of wall.
New Concrete: Concrete inserts with machine screws and bolts.
Existing Concrete: Expansion bolts.
Structural Steel: Welded threaded studs or Spring-tension clamps.
a.
7.
8.
9.
10.
3.4
Comply with AWS D1.1 for field welding.
Light Steel Framing: Sheet metal screws.
Fasteners for Damp, Wet, or Weather-Exposed Locations: Stainless steel.
Light Steel: Sheet-metal screws.
Fasteners: Select so load applied to each fastener does not exceed 25 percent of its
proof-test load.
IDENTIFICATION MATERIALS AND DEVICES
A.
Install at locations for most convenient viewing without interference with operation and
maintenance of equipment.
B.
Coordinate names, abbreviations, colors, and other designations used for electrical
identification with corresponding designations indicated in the Contract Documents or required
by codes and standards. Use consistent designations throughout Project.
C.
Self-Adhesive Identification Products: Clean surfaces before applying.
D.
Tag and label circuits designated to be extended in the future. Identify source and circuit
numbers in each cabinet, pull and junction box, and outlet box. Color-coding may be used for
voltage and phase identification.
E.
Install continuous underground plastic markers during
underground power, control, signal, and communication lines
communication lines. Locate 6 to 8 inches below finished
installed in a common trench or concrete envelope does not
single line marker.
F.
Install warning, caution, and instruction signs where required to comply with 29 CFR 1910.145,
Chapter XVII, and where needed to ensure safe operation and maintenance of electrical
systems and of items to which they connect. Indoors install engraved plastic-laminated
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trench backfilling, for exterior
located directly above power and
grade. If width of multiple lines
exceed 16 inches, overall, use a
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instruction signs with approved legend where instructions are needed for system or equipment
operation. Install metal-backed butyrate signs for outdoor items.
G.
3.5
FIRESTOPPING
A.
3.6
Apply firestopping to cable and raceway sleeves and other penetrations of fire-rated floor and
wall assemblies to restore original undisturbed fire-resistance ratings of assemblies.
Firestopping installation is specified in Division 7 Section "Through-Penetration Firestop
Systems."
CONCRETE BASES
A.
3.7
3.8
Install engraved-laminated emergency-operating signs with white letters on red background with
minimum 3/8-inch- high lettering for emergency instructions on power transfer, load shedding,
and other emergency operations.
Construct concrete bases of dimensions indicated, but not less than 4 inches larger, in both
directions, than supported unit. Follow supported equipment manufacturer's anchorage
recommendations and setting templates for anchor-bolt and tie locations, unless otherwise
indicated.
DEMOLITION
A.
This paragraph applies to projects with renovations of existing portions of the facility. Demolish
and/or remove existing light fixtures, outlets, switches, controls, panelboards, disconnects in
areas of the existing building that are being demolished, and in areas where equipment and or
devices will no longer be used. Disconnect all circuits at source that are abandoned. Carefully
remove existing lighting fixtures and store for re-installation. Where outlet and backboxes are
abandoned and the wiring removed and/or permanently disconnected, the boxes are to be
patched to match the wall or ceiling finish by the General Contractor.
B.
Protect existing electrical equipment and installations indicated to remain. If damaged or
disturbed in the course of the Work, remove damaged portions and install new products of
equal capacity, quality, and functionality.
C.
Accessible Work: Remove exposed electrical equipment and installations, indicated to be
demolished, in their entirety.
D.
Abandoned Work: Cut and remove buried raceway and wiring, indicated to be abandoned in
place, 2 inches below the surface of adjacent construction. Cap raceways and patch surface to
match existing finish.
E.
Remove, store, clean, reinstall, reconnect, and make operational components indicated for
relocation.
CUTTING AND PATCHING
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A.
Cut, channel, chase, rout, and drill floors, walls, partitions, ceilings, and other surfaces required
to permit electrical installations. Perform cutting by skilled mechanics of trades involved.
B.
Repair, refinish and touch up disturbed finish materials and other surfaces to match adjacent
undisturbed surfaces.
3.9
TESTING
A.
At the completion of the work, perform electrical testing and balancing.
B.
Physically inspect all electrical connections, and after confirming that all connections are
mechanically and electrically sound, energize all equipment and perform an infrared scan of all
connections using an approved infrared scanning device. Repair all connections found to be
loose or defective, and retest until connections test satisfactorily.
C.
Measure the loads on each panelboard feeder, and re-arrange circuits on phases to achieve
loading within 10% on each phase.
Correct circuit numbers on record drawings and
panelboard directories to reflect actual circuit numbers after successful balancing is complete.
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SECTION 26 0519 – LOW VOLTAGE POWER CONDUCTORS AND CABLES
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1
RELATED DOCUMENTS
A.
1.2
Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and Division 1 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
SUMMARY
A.
This Section includes the following:
1.
2.
3.
1.3
Building wires and cables rated 600 V and less.
Connectors, splices, and terminations rated 600 V and less.
Sleeves and sleeve seals for cables.
DEFINITIONS
A.
EPDM: Ethylene-propylene-diene terpolymer rubber.
B.
NBR: Acrylonitrile-butadiene rubber.
1.4
SUBMITTALS
A.
1.5
Product Data: For each type of product indicated.
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Electrical Components, Devices, and Accessories: Listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70,
Article 100, by a testing agency acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction, and marked for
intended use.
B.
Comply with NFPA 70.
1.6
COORDINATION
A.
Set sleeves in cast-in-place concrete, masonry walls, and other structural components as they
are constructed.
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PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1
CONDUCTORS AND CABLES
A.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers offering
products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.
American Insulated Wire Corp.; a Leviton Company.
2.
General Cable Corporation.
3.
Senator Wire & Cable Company.
4.
Southwire Company.
B.
Copper Conductors: Comply with NEMA WC 70.
C.
Conductor Insulation: Comply with NEMA WC 70 for Types THHN-THWN.
2.2
CONNECTORS AND SPLICES
A.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers offering
products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
B.
2.3
AFC Cable Systems, Inc.
Hubbell Power Systems, Inc.
O-Z/Gedney; EGS Electrical Group LLC.
3M; Electrical Products Division.
Tyco Electronics Corp.
Description: Factory-fabricated connectors and splices of size, ampacity rating, material, type,
and class for application and service indicated.
SLEEVES FOR CABLES
A.
Steel Pipe Sleeves: ASTM A 53/A 53M, Type E, Grade B, Schedule 40, galvanized steel, plain
ends.
B.
Coordinate sleeve selection and application with selection and application of firestopping
specified in Division 7 Section "Through-Penetration Firestop Systems."
2.4
SLEEVE SEALS
A.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers offering
products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Advance Products & Systems, Inc.
Calpico, Inc.
Metraflex Co.
Pipeline Seal and Insulator, Inc.
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Description: Modular sealing device, designed for field assembly, to fill annular space between
sleeve and cable.
1.
2.
3.
Sealing Elements: EPDM interlocking links shaped to fit surface of cable or conduit.
Include type and number required for material and size of raceway or cable.
Pressure Plates: Stainless steel. Include two for each sealing element.
Connecting Bolts and Nuts: Stainless steel of length required to secure pressure plates
to sealing elements. Include one for each sealing element.
PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1
CONDUCTOR MATERIAL APPLICATIONS
A.
Feeders: 90 deg. C Copper. Solid for No. 10 AWG and smaller; stranded for No. 8 AWG and
larger.
B.
Branch Circuits: 90 deg. C Copper.
No. 8 AWG and larger.
3.2
Solid for No. 10 AWG and smaller; stranded for
CONDUCTOR INSULATION AND MULTICONDUCTOR CABLE APPLICATIONS AND
WIRING METHODS
A.
Exposed Feeders: Type THHN-THWN, single conductors in raceway.
B.
Feeders Concealed in Ceilings, Walls, Partitions, and Crawlspaces: Type THHN-THWN, single
conductors in raceway.
C.
Feeders Concealed in Concrete, below Slabs-on-Grade, and Underground:
THWN, single conductors in raceway.
D.
Exposed Branch Circuits, Including in Crawlspaces: Type THHN-THWN, single conductors in
raceway.
E.
Branch Circuits Concealed in Ceilings, Walls, and Partitions:
conductors in raceway.
F.
Branch Circuits Concealed in Concrete, below
Type THHN-THWN, single conductors in raceway.
G.
Cord Drops and Portable Appliance Connections: Type SO, hard service cord with stainlesssteel, wire-mesh, strain relief device at terminations to suit application.
H.
Class 1 Control Circuits: Type THHN-THWN, in raceway.
I.
Class 2 Control Circuits: Type THHN-THWN, in raceway Power-limited cable, concealed in
building finishes orPower-limited tray cable, in cable tray.
CONDUCTORS AND CABLES
Type THHN-
Type THHN-THWN, single
Slabs-on-Grade,
and
Underground:
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INSTALLATION OF CONDUCTORS AND CABLES
A.
Conceal cables in finished walls, ceilings, and floors, unless otherwise indicated.
B.
Use manufacturer-approved pulling compound or lubricant where necessary; compound used
must not deteriorate conductor or insulation. Do not exceed manufacturer's recommended
maximum pulling tensions and sidewall pressure values.
C.
Use pulling means, including fish tape, cable, rope, and basket-weave wire/cable grips, that will
not damage cables or raceway.
D.
Identify and color-code conductors and cables according to Division 16 Section "Electrical
Identification."
3.4
CONNECTIONS
A.
Tighten electrical connectors and terminals according to manufacturer's published torquetightening values. If manufacturer's torque values are not indicated, use those specified in
UL 486A and UL 486B.
B.
Make splices and taps that are compatible with conductor material and that possess equivalent
or better mechanical strength and insulation ratings than unspliced conductors.
C.
Wiring at Outlets: Install conductor at each outlet, with at least 12 inches of slack.
3.5
SLEEVE INSTALLATION FOR ELECTRICAL PENETRATIONS
A.
Coordinate sleeve selection and application with selection and application of firestopping
specified in Division 7 Section "Through-Penetration Firestop Systems."
B.
Concrete Slabs and Walls: Install sleeves for penetrations unless core-drilled holes or formed
openings are used. Install sleeves during erection of slabs and walls.
C.
Fire-Rated Assemblies: Install sleeves for penetrations of fire-rated floor and wall assemblies
unless openings compatible with firestop system used are fabricated during construction of floor
or wall.
D.
Cut sleeves to length for mounting flush with both wall surfaces.
E.
Size pipe sleeves to provide 1/4-inch annular clear space between sleeve and cable unless
sleeve seal is to be installed.
F.
Seal space outside of sleeves with grout for penetrations of concrete and masonry.
G.
Interior Penetrations of Non-Fire-Rated Walls and Floors: Seal annular space between sleeve
and cable, using joint sealant appropriate for size, depth, and location of joint according to
Division 7 Section "Joint Sealants."
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H.
Fire-Rated-Assembly Penetrations: Maintain indicated fire rating of walls, partitions, ceilings,
and floors at cable penetrations. Install sleeves and seal with firestop materials according to
Division 7 Section "Through-Penetration Firestop Systems."
I.
Underground Exterior-Wall Penetrations: Install cast-iron "wall pipes" for sleeves. Size sleeves
to allow for 1-inch annular clear space between cable and sleeve for installing mechanical
sleeve seals.
3.6
SLEEVE-SEAL INSTALLATION
A.
Install to seal underground exterior-wall penetrations.
B.
Use type and number of sealing elements recommended by manufacturer for cable material
and size. Position cable in center of sleeve. Assemble mechanical sleeve seals and install in
annular space between cable and sleeve. Tighten bolts against pressure plates that cause
sealing elements to expand and make watertight seal.
3.7
FIRESTOPPING
A.
Apply firestopping to electrical penetrations of fire-rated floor and wall assemblies to restore
original fire-resistance rating of assembly according to Division 7 Section "Through-Penetration
Firestop Systems."
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SECTION 26 0523 - CONTROL-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL POWER CABLES
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1
RELATED DOCUMENTS
A.
1.2
Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and Division 1 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
SUMMARY
A.
Section Includes:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
1.3
UTP cabling.
RS-232 cabling.
RS-485 cabling.
Low-voltage control cabling.
Control-circuit conductors.
Identification products.
DEFINITIONS
A.
Basket Cable Tray: A fabricated structure consisting of wire mesh bottom and side rails.
B.
Channel Cable Tray: A fabricated structure consisting of a one-piece, ventilated-bottom or
solid-bottom channel section.
C.
EMI: Electromagnetic interference.
D.
IDC: Insulation displacement connector.
E.
Ladder Cable Tray: A fabricated structure consisting of two longitudinal side rails connected by
individual transverse members (rungs).
F.
Low Voltage: As defined in NFPA 70 for circuits and equipment operating at less than 50 V or
for remote-control and signaling power-limited circuits.
G.
NRTL:
H.
Open Cabling: Passing telecommunications cabling through open space (e.g., between the
studs of a wall cavity).
I.
RCDD: Registered Communications Distribution Designer.
J.
UTP: Unshielded twisted pair.
Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories.
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DIVISION 26 - ELECTRICAL
SUBMITTALS
A.
Product Data: For each type of product indicated.
B.
Shop Drawings: For cable tray layout, showing cable tray route to scale, with relationship
between the tray and adjacent structural, electrical, and mechanical elements. Include the
following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
C.
1.5
Vertical and horizontal offsets and transitions.
Clearances for access above and to side of cable trays.
Vertical elevation of cable trays above the floor or bottom of ceiling structure.
Load calculations to show dead and live loads as not exceeding manufacturer's rating for
tray and its support elements.
Maintenance Data: For wire and cable to include in maintenance manuals.
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Testing Agency Qualifications: Member company of an NRTL.
1.
B.
1.6
Testing Agency's Field Supervisor: Currently certified by BICSI as an RCDD to supervise
on-site testing.
Electrical Components, Devices, and Accessories: Listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70,
by a qualified testing agency, and marked for intended location and application.
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
1.7
Test cables upon receipt at Project site.
1.
Test each pair of UTP cable for open and short circuits.
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
Environmental Limitations: Do not deliver or install UTP and connecting materials until wet work
in spaces is complete and dry, and temporary HVAC system is operating and maintaining
ambient temperature and humidity conditions at occupancy levels during the remainder of the
construction period.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1
PATHWAYS
A.
Support of Open Cabling: NRTL labeled for support of Category 6, designed to prevent
degradation of cable performance and pinch points that could damage cable.
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2.
3.
B.
Support brackets with cable tie slots for fastening cable ties to brackets.
Lacing bars, spools, J-hooks, and D-rings.
Straps and other devices.
Cable Trays:
1.
Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, available manufacturers
offering products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to,
the following:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
2.
Basket Cable Trays: dimensions as required for application and shall not be less
than 6 inches wide and 2 inches deep. Wire mesh spacing shall not exceed 2 by 4
inches.
Conduit and Boxes: Comply with requirements in Division 16 Section "Raceways and
Boxes." Flexible metal conduit shall not be used.
1.
2.2
Cable Management Solutions, Inc.
Cablofil Inc.
Cooper B-Line, Inc.
Cope - Tyco/Allied Tube & Conduit.
GS Metals Corp.
Cable Tray Materials: Metal, suitable for indoors and protected against corrosion by
electroplated zinc galvanizing, complying with ASTM B 633, Type 1, not less than
0.000472 inch thick.
a.
C.
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Outlet boxes shall be no smaller than 2 inches wide, 3 inches high, and 2-1/2 inches
deep.
BACKBOARDS
A.
2.3
Description:
Plywood, fire-retardant treated, 3/4 by 48 by 96 inches.
Comply with
requirements for plywood backing panels in Division 6 Section "Rough Carpentry."
RS-232 CABLE
A.
Standard Cable: NFPA 70, Type CM.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
B.
Paired, two pairs, No. 22 AWG, stranded (7x30) tinned-copper conductors.
Polypropylene insulation.
Individual aluminum foil-polyester tape shielded pairs with 100 percent shield coverage.
PVC jacket.
Pairs are cabled on common axis with No. 24 AWG, stranded (7x32) tinned-copper drain
wire.
Flame Resistance: Comply with UL 1581.
Plenum-Rated Cable: NFPA 70, Type CMP.
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2.
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Paired, two pairs, No. 22 AWG, stranded (7x30) tinned-copper conductors.
Plastic insulation.
Individual aluminum foil-polyester tape shielded pairs with 100 percent shield coverage.
Plastic jacket.
Pairs are cabled on common axis with No. 24 AWG, stranded (7x32) tinned-copper drain
wire.
Flame Resistance: Comply with NFPA 262.
RS-485 CABLE
A.
Standard Cable: NFPA 70, Type CM or Type CMG.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
B.
Plenum-Rated Cable: NFPA 70, Type CMP.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
2.5
Paired, two pairs, twisted, No. 22 AWG, stranded (7x30) tinned-copper conductors.
PVC insulation.
Unshielded.
PVC jacket.
Flame Resistance: Comply with UL 1581.
Paired, two pairs, No. 22 AWG, stranded (7x30) tinned-copper conductors.
Fluorinated ethylene propylene insulation.
Unshielded.
Fluorinated ethylene propylene jacket.
Flame Resistance: NFPA 262, Flame Test.
LOW-VOLTAGE CONTROL CABLE
A.
Paired Cable: NFPA 70, Type CMG.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
B.
Plenum-Rated, Paired Cable: NFPA 70, Type CMP.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
C.
One pair, twisted, No. 16 AWG, stranded (19x29) tinned-copper conductors.
PVC insulation.
Unshielded.
PVC jacket.
Flame Resistance: Comply with UL 1581.
One pair, twisted, No. 16 AWG, stranded (19x29) tinned-copper conductors.
PVC insulation.
Unshielded.
PVC jacket.
Flame Resistance: Comply with NFPA 262.
Paired Cable: NFPA 70, Type CMG.
1.
2.
One pair, twisted, No. 18 AWG, stranded (19x30) tinned-copper conductors.
PVC insulation.
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4.
5.
D.
Unshielded.
PVC jacket.
Flame Resistance: Comply with UL 1581.
Plenum-Rated, Paired Cable: NFPA 70, Type CMP.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
2.6
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One pair, twisted, No. 18 AWG, stranded (19x30) tinned-copper conductors.
Fluorinated ethylene propylene insulation.
Unshielded.
Plastic jacket.
Flame Resistance: NFPA 262, Flame Test.
CONTROL-CIRCUIT CONDUCTORS
A.
Class 1 Control Circuits: Stranded copper, Type THHN-THWN, in raceway, complying with
UL 83.
B.
Class 2 Control Circuits: Stranded copper, Type THHN-THWN, in raceway power-limited cable,
concealed in building finishes, complying with UL 83.
C.
Class 3 Remote-Control and Signal Circuits: Stranded copper, Type TW or Type TF, complying
with UL 83.
2.7
IDENTIFICATION PRODUCTS
A.
Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, available manufacturers offering
products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Brady Corporation.
HellermannTyton.
Kroy LLC.
Panduit Corp.
B.
Comply with UL 969 for a system of labeling materials, including label stocks, laminating
adhesives, and inks used by label printers.
C.
Comply with requirements in Division 16 Section "Electrical Identification."
2.8
SOURCE QUALITY CONTROL
A.
Factory test UTP cables according to TIA/EIA-568-B.2.
B.
Cable will be considered defective if it does not pass tests and inspections.
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PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1
INSTALLATION OF PATHWAYS
A.
Cable Trays: Comply with NEMA VE 2 and TIA/EIA-569-A-7.
B.
Comply with TIA/EIA-569-A for pull-box sizing and length of conduit and number of bends
between pull points.
C.
Comply with requirements in Division 16 Section "Raceways and Boxes" for installation of
conduits and wireways.
D.
Install manufactured conduit sweeps and long-radius elbows if possible.
E.
Pathway Installation in Equipment Rooms:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
F.
3.2
Position conduit ends adjacent to a corner on backboard if a single piece of plywood is
installed or in the corner of room if multiple sheets of plywood are installed around
perimeter walls of room.
Install cable trays to route cables if conduits cannot be located in these positions.
Secure conduits to backboard if entering room from overhead.
Extend conduits 3 inches above finished floor.
Install metal conduits with grounding bushings and connect with grounding conductor to
grounding system.
Backboards: Install backboards with 96-inch dimension vertical. Butt adjacent sheets tightly
and form smooth gap-free corners and joints.
INSTALLATION OF CONDUCTORS AND CABLES
A.
Comply with NECA 1.
B.
General Requirements for Cabling:
1.
Comply with BICSI ITSIM, Ch. 6, "Cable Termination Practices."
2.
Terminate all conductors; no cable shall contain unterminated elements.
Make
terminations only at indicated outlets, terminals, and cross-connect and patch panels.
3.
Cables may not be spliced. Secure and support cables at intervals not exceeding 30
inches and not more than 6 inches from cabinets, boxes, fittings, outlets, racks, frames,
and terminals.
4.
Do not install bruised, kinked, scored, deformed, or abraded cable. Do not splice cable
between termination, tap, or junction points. Remove and discard cable if damaged
during installation and replace it with new cable.
5.
Pulling Cable: Comply with BICSI ITSIM, Ch. 4, "Pulling Cable." Monitor cable pull
tensions.
C.
Installation of Control-Circuit Conductors:
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D.
Install wiring in raceways. Comply with requirements specified in Division 16 Section
"Raceways and Boxes."
Open-Cable Installation:
1.
2.
3.
E.
Install cabling with horizontal and vertical cable guides in telecommunications spaces
with terminating hardware and interconnection equipment.
Suspend copper cable not in a wireway or pathway a minimum of 8 inches above ceilings
by cable supports not more than 60 inches apart.
Cable shall not be run through structural members or in contact with pipes, ducts, or
other potentially damaging items.
Separation from EMI Sources:
1.
Separation between open communications cables or cables in nonmetallic raceways and
unshielded power conductors and electrical equipment shall be as follows:
a.
b.
c.
2.
3.
5.
Electrical Equipment Rating Less Than 2 kVA: A minimum of 2-1/2 inches.
Electrical Equipment Rating between 2 and 5 kVA: A minimum of 6 inches.
Electrical Equipment Rating More Than 5 kVA: A minimum of 12 inches.
Separation between communications cables in grounded metallic raceways and power
lines and electrical equipment located in grounded metallic conduits or enclosures shall
be as follows:
a.
b.
c.
4.
Electrical Equipment Rating Less Than 2 kVA: A minimum of 5 inches.
Electrical Equipment Rating between 2 and 5 kVA: A minimum of 12 inches.
Electrical Equipment Rating More Than 5 kVA: A minimum of 24 inches.
Separation between communications cables in grounded metallic raceways and
unshielded power lines or electrical equipment shall be as follows:
a.
b.
c.
3.3
DIVISION 26 - ELECTRICAL
Electrical Equipment Rating Less Than 2 kVA: No requirement.
Electrical Equipment Rating between 2 and 5 kVA: A minimum of 3 inches.
Electrical Equipment Rating More Than 5 kVA: A minimum of 6 inches.
Separation between Cables and Electrical Motors and Transformers, 5 kVA or HP and
Larger: A minimum of 48 inches.
Separation between Cables and Fluorescent Fixtures: A minimum of 5 inches.
REMOVAL OF CONDUCTORS AND CABLES
A.
3.4
Remove abandoned conductors and cables.
CONTROL-CIRCUIT CONDUCTORS
A.
Minimum Conductor Sizes:
1.
Class 1 remote-control and signal circuits, No 14 AWG.
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3.
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Class 2 low-energy, remote-control, and signal circuits, No. 16 AWG.
Class 3 low-energy, remote-control, alarm, and signal circuits, No 12 AWG.
FIRESTOPPING
A.
Comply with requirements in Division 7 Section "Through-Penetration Firestop Systems."
B.
Comply with TIA/EIA-569-A, Annex A, "Firestopping."
3.6
GROUNDING
A.
3.7
For low-voltage wiring and cabling, comply with requirements in Division 16 Section "Grounding
and Bonding."
IDENTIFICATION
A.
3.8
Identify system components, wiring, and cabling according to TIA/EIA-606-A. Comply with
requirements for identification specified in Division 16 Section "Electrical Identification."
FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
A.
Tests and Inspections:
1.
Visually inspect cable placement, cable termination, grounding and bonding, equipment
and patch cords, and labeling of all components.
B.
End-to-end cabling will be considered defective if it does not pass tests and inspections.
C.
Prepare test and inspection reports.
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SECTION 26 0526 - GROUNDING AND BONDING FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1
RELATED DOCUMENTS
A.
Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and Division 01 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
1.2
SUMMARY
A.
Section Includes: Grounding systems and equipment.
B.
Section includes grounding systems and equipment, plus the following special
applications:
1.
Underground distribution grounding.
2.
Ground bonding common with lightning protection system.
1.3
ACTION SUBMITTALS
A.
1.4
1.5
Product Data: For each type of product indicated.
INFORMATIONAL SUBMITTALS
A.
Informational Submittals: Plans showing dimensioned as-built locations of grounding
features specified in "Field Quality Control" Article, including the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Test wells.
Ground rods.
Ground rings.
Grounding arrangements and connections for separately derived systems.
Grounding for sensitive electronic equipment.
6.
Field quality control reports
CLOSEOUT SUBMITTALS
A. Operation and Maintenance Data: For grounding to include in emergency, operation, and
maintenance manuals. In addition to items specified in Division 01 Section "Operation and
Maintenance Data," include the following:
1. Instructions for periodic testing and inspection of grounding features at test wells, ground
rings, and grounding connections for separately derived systems based on NFPA 70B.
a.
Tests shall determine if ground-resistance or impedance values remain
within specified maximums, and instructions shall recommend corrective action if
values do not.
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Include recommended testing intervals.
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A. Electrical Components, Devices, and Accessories: Listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70,
by a qualified testing agency, and marked for intended location and application.
B. Comply with UL 467 for grounding and bonding materials and equipment.
C. Comply with NFPA 70.
D. Comply with FM Global requirements.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1
CONDUCTORS
A. Insulated Conductors: Tinned-copper wire or cable insulated for 600 V with green colored
insulation, UL 44 or UL 83 listed, unless otherwise required by applicable Code or authorities
having jurisdiction.
B. Bare Copper Conductors:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Solid Conductors: ASTM B 3.
Stranded Conductors: ASTM B 8.
Tinned Conductors: ASTM B 33.
Bonding Cable: 28 kcmil, 14 strands of No. 17 AWG conductor, 1/4 inch (6 mm) in
diameter.
5. Bonding Conductor: No. 4 or No. 6 AWG, stranded conductor.
6. Bonding Jumper: Copper tape, braided conductors terminated with copper ferrules; 1-5/8
inches (41 mm) wide and 1/16 inch (1.6 mm) thick.
7. Tinned Bonding Jumper: Tinned-copper tape, braided conductors terminated with copper
ferrules; 1-5/8 inches (41 mm) wide and 1/16 inch (1.6 mm) thick.
C. Grounding Bus: Predrilled rectangular bars of annealed copper, 1/4 by 4 inches (6.3 by 100
mm) in cross section, provided with standard NEMA bolt hole sizing and spacing for the type
of connectors to be used. Stand-off insulators for mounting shall comply with UL 891 for use in
switchboards, 600 V, Lexan or PVC, impulse tested at 5000 V. Provide clear Lexan cover over
connections.
2.2
CONNECTORS
A.
Listed and labeled by an NRTL acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction for applications
in which used and for specific types, sizes, and combinations of conductors and other items
connected.
B.
Bolted Connectors for Conductors and Pipes: Copper or copper alloy, pressure type with
at least two bolts.
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Pipe Connectors: Clamp type, sized for pipe.
C.
Welded Connectors: Exothermic-welding kits of types recommended by kit manufacturer
for materials being joined and installation conditions.
D.
Bus-bar Connectors: Mechanical type, cast silicon bronze, solder-less compression-type
wire terminals, and long-barrel, two-bolt connection to ground bus bar.
2.3
GROUNDING ELECTRODES
A. Ground Rods: Copper-clad steel; 3/4 inch by 10 feet (19 mm by 3 m) in diameter.
PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1
APPLICATIONS
A.
Conductors: Install solid conductor for No. 8 AWG and smaller, and stranded conductors
for No. 6 AWG and larger unless otherwise indicated.
B.
Underground Grounding Conductors: Install bare tinned-copper conductor, No. 2/0 AWG
minimum.
1.
2.
Bury at least 24 inches (600 mm) below grade.
Duct-Bank Grounding Conductor: Bury 12 inches (300 mm) above duct bank as
part of duct-bank installation. Bury detectable warning tape approximately 6 inches
(150 mm) above grounding conductors. Warning tape shall comply with Section
260553.
C.
Isolated Grounding Conductors: Green-colored insulation with continuous yellow stripe.
On feeders with isolated ground, identify grounding conductor where visible to normal
inspection, with alternating bands of green and yellow tape, with at least three bands of
green and two bands of yellow.
D.
Grounding Bus: Install in electrical rooms, in rooms housing service equipment, and
elsewhere as indicated.
1. Install bus on insulated spacers 2 inches (50 mm) minimum from wall, 12 inches
(300 mm) above finished floor unless otherwise indicated.
2. Where indicated on both sides of doorways, route bus up to top of door frame,
across top of doorway, and down to specified height above floor; connect to
horizontal bus. E. Conductor Terminations and Connections:
1. Pipe and Equipment Grounding Conductor Terminations: Bolted connectors.
2. Underground Connections: Exothermic welded connectors except at test
wells and as otherwise indicated.
3. Connections to Ground Rods at Test Wells: Bolted connectors.
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Connections to Structural Steel: Exothermic welded connectors.
GROUNDING UNDERGROUND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM COMPONENTS
A. Comply with IEEE C2 grounding requirements.
B. Grounding Manholes and Handholes: Install a driven ground rod through manhole or handhole
floor, close to wall, and set rod depth so 4 inches (100 mm) will extend above finished floor. If
necessary, install ground rod before manhole is placed and provide No. 1/0 AWG bare, tinned
copper conductor from ground rod into manhole through a waterproof sleeve in manhole wall.
Protect ground rods passing through concrete floor with a double wrapping of pressuresensitive insulating tape or heat-shrunk insulating sleeve from 2 inches (50 mm) above to 6
inches (150 mm) below concrete. Seal floor opening with waterproof, non-shrink grout.
C. Grounding Connections to Manhole Components: Bond exposed-metal parts such as inserts,
cable racks, pulling irons, ladders, and cable shields within each manhole or handhole, to
ground rod or grounding conductor. Make connections with No. 4 AWG minimum, stranded,
hard-drawn copper bonding conductor. Train conductors level or plumb around corners and
fasten to manhole walls. Connect to cable armor and cable shields according to written
instructions by manufacturer of splicing and termination kits.
D. Pad-Mounted Transformers and Switches: Install two ground rods and ground ring around the
pad. Ground pad-mounted equipment and noncurrent-carrying metal items associated with
substations by connecting them to underground cable and grounding electrodes. Install tinned
copper conductor not less than No. 2/0 for ground ring and for taps to equipment grounding
terminals. Bury ground ring not less than 12 inches (300 mm) from the foundation.
3.3
UTILITY GROUNDING
A. Provide grounding and bonding at Utility Company’s metering equipment in accordance with
Utility Company’s requirements.
3.4
EQUIPMENT GROUNDING
A.
1.
2.
Install insulated equipment grounding conductors with all feeders and branch circuits.
Conduit shall not be used as the ground conductor.
In Healthcare facilities, metallic conduit may be used as the additional means of grounding
where the raceway system qualifies as a grounding conductor in accordance with NEC
250.118.
B.
Install insulated equipment grounding conductors with the following items, in addition to
those required by NFPA 70:
1.
2.
3.
Feeders and branch circuits.
Lighting circuits.
Receptacle circuits.
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4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Single-phase motor and appliance branch circuits.
Three-phase motor and appliance branch circuits.
Flexible raceway runs.
Armored cable runs.
Busway Supply Circuits: Install insulated equipment grounding conductor from
grounding bus in the switchgear, switchboard, or distribution panel to equipment grounding
bar terminal on busway.
9.
Computer and Rack-Mounted Electronic Equipment Circuits: Install insulated
equipment grounding conductor in branch-circuit runs from equipment-area power panels
and power-distribution units.
C.
Air-Duct Equipment Circuits: Install insulated equipment grounding conductor to duct
mounted electrical devices operating at 120 V and more, including air cleaners, heaters, dampers,
humidifiers, and other duct electrical equipment. Bond conductor to each unit and to air duct and
connected metallic piping.
D.
Water Heater, Heat-Tracing, and Anti-frost Heating Cables: Install a separate insulated
equipment grounding conductor to each electric water heater and heat-tracing cable. Bond
conductor to heater units, piping, connected equipment, and components.
E.
Isolated Grounding Receptacle Circuits: Install an insulated equipment grounding
conductor connected to the receptacle grounding terminal. Isolate conductor from raceway and
from panelboard grounding terminals. Terminate at equipment grounding conductor terminal of
the applicable derived system or service unless otherwise indicated.
F.
Isolated Equipment Enclosure Circuits: For designated equipment supplied by a branch
circuit or feeder, isolate equipment enclosure from supply circuit raceway with a nonmetallic
raceway fitting listed for the purpose. Install fitting where raceway enters enclosure, and install a
separate insulated equipment grounding conductor. Isolate conductor from raceway and from
panelboard grounding terminals. Terminate at equipment grounding conductor terminal of the
applicable derived system or service unless otherwise indicated.
G.
Panelboard Bonding in Patient Care Areas: The equipment grounding terminal buses of
the normal and essential branch circuit panel boards serving the same individual patient vicinity
shall be bonded together with an insulated continuous copper conductor not less than No. 10
AWG installed in rigid metal conduit.
H.
Cable trays shall be grounded and bonded in accordance with N.E.C. requirements.
I.
Raised floors: Provide bonding of all raised floor components.
J.
Metal Poles Supporting Outdoor Lighting Fixtures: Install grounding electrode and a
separate insulated equipment grounding conductor in addition to grounding conductor installed
with branch-circuit conductors.
K.
3.5
Outdoor metallic fences around electrical equipment shall be grounded.
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A.
Grounding Conductors: Route along shortest and straightest paths possible unless
otherwise indicated or required by Code. Avoid obstructing access or placing conductors where
they may be subjected to strain, impact, or damage.
1.
Where ground conductors are subject to physical damage, install in raceway.
B.
Ground Bonding Common with Lightning Protection System: Comply with NFPA 780 and
UL 96 when interconnecting with lightning protection system. Bond electrical power system
ground directly to lightning protection system grounding conductor at closest point to electrical
service grounding electrode. Use bonding conductor sized same as system grounding electrode
conductor, and install in conduit.
C.
Ground Rods: Drive rods until tops are 12 inches (100 mm) below finished floor or final
grade unless otherwise indicated.
1.
Interconnect ground rods with grounding electrode conductor below grade and as
otherwise indicated. Make connections without exposing steel or damaging coating if any.
D.
Test Wells: Ground rod driven through bottom of handhole. Handholes are specified in
Division 26 Section "Underground Ducts and Raceways for Electrical Systems," and shall be at
least 12 inches (300 mm) deep, with cover.
1.
Test Wells: Install at least one test well for each service unless otherwise
indicated. Install at the ground rod electrically closest to service entrance. Set top of test
well flush with finished grade or floor.
E.
Bonding Straps and Jumpers: Install in locations accessible for inspection and
maintenance except where routed through short lengths of conduit.
1.
Bonding to Structure: Bond straps directly to basic structure, taking care not to
penetrate any adjacent parts.
2.
Bonding to Equipment Mounted on Vibration Isolation Hangers and Supports:
Install bonding so vibration is not transmitted to rigidly mounted equipment.
3.
Use exothermic-welded connectors for outdoor locations; if a disconnect-type
connection is required, use a bolted clamp. F. Grounding and Bonding for Piping:
1.
Metal Water Service Pipe: Install insulated copper grounding conductors, in
conduit, from building's main service equipment, or grounding bus, to main metal water
service entrances to building. Connect grounding conductors to main metal water service
pipes; use a bolted clamp connector or bolt a lug-type connector to a pipe flange by using
one of the lug bolts of the flange. Where a dielectric main water fitting is installed, connect
grounding conductor on street side of fitting. Bond metal grounding conductor conduit or
sleeve to conductor at each end.
2.
Water Meter Piping: Use braided-type bonding jumpers to electrically bypass
water meters. Connect to pipe with a bolted connector.
3.
Bond each aboveground portion of gas piping system downstream from equipment
shutoff valve.
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G.
Bonding Interior Metal Ducts: Bond metal air ducts to equipment grounding conductors of
associated fans, blowers, electric heaters, and air cleaners. Install tinned bonding jumper to bond
across flexible duct connections to achieve continuity.
H.
Grounding for Steel Building Structure: Install a driven ground rod at base of each corner
column and at intermediate exterior columns at distances not more than 60 feet (18 m) apart.
I.
Ground Ring: Install a grounding conductor, electrically connected to each building
structure ground rod and to each steel column, extending around the perimeter of building.
1.
Install tinned-copper conductor not less than No. 4/0 AWG for ground ring and for
taps to building steel.
2.
Bury ground ring not less than 24 inches (600 mm) from building's foundation.
J.
Ufer Ground (Concrete-Encased Grounding Electrode): Fabricate according to NFPA 70;
use a minimum of 20 feet (6 m) of bare copper conductor not smaller than No. 4 AWG.
1.
If concrete foundation is less than 20 feet (6 m) long, coil excess conductor within
base of foundation.
2.
Bond grounding conductor to reinforcing steel in at least four locations and to
anchor bolts. Extend grounding conductor below grade and connect to building's
grounding grid or to grounding electrode external to concrete.
3.6
LABELING
A. Comply with requirements in Division 26 Section "Identification for Electrical Systems" Article for
instruction signs. The label or its text shall be green.
3.7
FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
A. Perform tests and inspections.
1. Manufacturer's Field Service: Engage a factory-authorized service representative to inspect
components, assemblies, and equipment installations, including connections, and to assist in
testing. B. Tests and Inspections:
1.
After installing grounding system but before permanent electrical circuits have
been energized, test for compliance with requirements.
2.
Inspect physical and mechanical condition. Verify tightness of accessible, bolted,
electrical connections with a calibrated torque wrench according to manufacturer's written
instructions.
3.
Test completed grounding system at each location where a maximum groundresistance level is specified, at service disconnect enclosure grounding terminal, at ground
test wells, and at individual ground rods. Make tests at ground rods before any conductors
are connected.
a.
Measure ground resistance no fewer than two full days after last trace of
precipitation and without soil being moistened by any means other than natural
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drainage or seepage and without chemical treatment or other artificial means of
reducing natural ground resistance.
b.
Perform tests by fall-of-potential method according to IEEE 81.
4.
Prepare dimensioned Drawings locating each test well, ground rod and groundrod assembly, and other grounding electrodes. Identify each by letter in alphabetical order,
and key to the record of tests and observations. Include the number of rods driven and
their depth at each location, and include observations of weather and other phenomena
that may affect test results. Describe measures taken to improve test results.
C.
Grounding system will be considered defective if it does not pass tests and inspections.
D.
Prepare test and inspection reports.
E.
Report measured ground resistances that exceed the following values:
1.
Power and Lighting Equipment or System with Capacity of 500 kVA and less: 10
ohms.
2.
Power and Lighting Equipment or System with Capacity of 500 to 1000 kVA: 5
ohms.
3.
Power and Lighting Equipment or System with Capacity More Than 1000 kVA: 3
ohms.
4.
5.
6.
Power Distribution Units or Panelboards Serving Electronic Equipment: 1 ohm(s).
Substations and Pad-Mounted Equipment: 5 ohms.
Manhole Grounds: 10 ohms.
F.
Excessive Ground Resistance: If resistance to ground exceeds specified values, notify
Engineer promptly and include recommendations to reduce ground resistance.
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SECTION 26 0529 - HANGERS AND SUPPORTS FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1
RELATED DOCUMENTS
A.
1.2
Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and Division 1 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
SUMMARY
A.
This Section includes the following:
1.
2.
1.3
Hangers and supports for electrical equipment and systems.
Construction requirements for concrete bases.
DEFINITIONS
A.
EMT: Electrical metallic tubing.
B.
RMC: Rigid metal conduit.
1.4
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
A.
Design supports for multiple raceways capable of supporting combined weight of supported
systems and its contents.
B.
Design equipment supports capable of supporting combined operating weight of supported
equipment and connected systems and components.
C.
Rated Strength: Adequate in tension, shear, and pullout force to resist maximum loads
calculated or imposed for this Project, with a minimum structural safety factor of three times the
applied force.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Welding: Qualify procedures and personnel according to AWS D1.1/D1.1M, "Structural Welding
Code - Steel."
B.
Comply with NFPA 70.
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DIVISION 26 - ELECTRICAL
COORDINATION
A.
Coordinate size and location of concrete bases. Cast anchor-bolt inserts into bases. Concrete,
reinforcement, and formwork requirements are specified in Division 3.
B.
Coordinate installation of roof curbs, equipment supports, and roof penetrations. These items
are specified in Division 7 Section "Roof Accessories."
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1
SUPPORT, ANCHORAGE, AND ATTACHMENT COMPONENTS
A.
Steel Slotted Support Systems: Comply with MFMA-4, factory-fabricated components for field
assembly.
1.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers
offering products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to,
the following:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Allied Tube & Conduit.
Cooper B-Line, Inc.; a division of Cooper Industries.
ERICO International Corporation.
GS Metals Corp.
Thomas & Betts Corporation.
Unistrut; Tyco International, Ltd.
Metallic Coatings: Hot-dip galvanized after fabrication and applied according to MFMA-4.
Nonmetallic Coatings: Manufacturer's standard PVC, polyurethane, or polyester coating
applied according to MFMA-4.
Painted Coatings: Manufacturer's standard painted coating applied according to MFMA4.
Channel Dimensions: Selected for applicable load criteria.
B.
Raceway and Cable Supports: As described in NECA 1 and NECA 101.
C.
Conduit and Cable Support Devices: Steel hangers, clamps, and associated fittings, designed
for types and sizes of raceway or cable to be supported.
D.
Support for Conductors in Vertical Conduit: Factory-fabricated assembly consisting of threaded
body and insulating wedging plug or plugs for non-armored electrical conductors or cables in
riser conduits. Plugs shall have number, size, and shape of conductor gripping pieces as
required to suit individual conductors or cables supported. Body shall be malleable iron.
E.
Structural Steel for Fabricated Supports and Restraints:
shapes, and bars; black and galvanized.
F.
Mounting, Anchoring, and Attachment Components: Items for fastening electrical items or their
supports to building surfaces include the following:
HANGERS AND SUPPORTS FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
ASTM A 36/A 36M, steel plates,
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Powder-Actuated Fasteners: Threaded-steel stud, for use in hardened portland cement
concrete, steel, or wood, with tension, shear, and pullout capacities appropriate for
supported loads and building materials where used.
a.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers
offering products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not
limited to, the following:
1)
2)
3)
4)
2.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers
offering products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not
limited to, the following:
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
4.
5.
6.
7.
2.2
Hilti Inc.
ITW Ramset/Red Head; a division of Illinois Tool Works, Inc.
MKT Fastening, LLC.
Simpson Strong-Tie Co., Inc.; Masterset Fastening Systems Unit.
Mechanical-Expansion Anchors:
Insert-wedge-type, zinc-coated steel, for use in
hardened portland cement concrete with tension, shear, and pullout capacities
appropriate for supported loads and building materials in which used.
a.
3.
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Cooper B-Line, Inc.; a division of Cooper Industries.
Empire Tool and Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Hilti Inc.
ITW Ramset/Red Head; a division of Illinois Tool Works, Inc.
MKT Fastening, LLC.
Concrete Inserts: Steel or malleable-iron, slotted support system units similar to MSS
Type 18; complying with MFMA-4 or MSS SP-58.
Clamps for Attachment to Steel Structural Elements: MSS SP-58, type suitable for
attached structural element.
Through Bolts: Structural type, hex head, and high strength. Comply with ASTM A 325.
Toggle Bolts: All-steel springhead type.
Hanger Rods: Threaded steel.
FABRICATED METAL EQUIPMENT SUPPORT ASSEMBLIES
A.
Description: Welded or bolted, structural-steel shapes, shop or field fabricated to fit dimensions
of supported equipment.
B.
Materials: Comply with requirements in Division 5 Section "Metal Fabrications" for steel shapes
and plates.
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PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1
APPLICATION
A.
Comply with NECA 1 and NECA 101 for application of hangers and supports for electrical
equipment and systems except if requirements in this Section are stricter.
B.
Maximum Support Spacing and Minimum Hanger Rod Size for Raceway: Space supports for
EMT, and RMC as required by NFPA 70. Minimum rod size shall be 1/4 inch in diameter.
C.
Multiple Raceways or Cables: Install trapeze-type supports fabricated with steel slotted or
other support system, sized so capacity can be increased by at least 25 percent in future
without exceeding specified design load limits.
1.
D.
3.2
Secure raceways and cables to these supports with single-bolt conduit clamps.
Spring-steel clamps designed for supporting single conduits without bolts may be used for 11/2-inch and smaller raceways serving branch circuits and communication systems above
suspended ceilings and for fastening raceways to trapeze supports.
SUPPORT INSTALLATION
A.
Comply with NECA 1 and NECA 101 for installation requirements except as specified in this
Article.
B.
Raceway Support Methods: In addition to methods described in NECA 1, EMT and RMC may
be supported by openings through structure members, as permitted in NFPA 70.
C.
Strength of Support Assemblies: Where not indicated, select sizes of components so strength
will be adequate to carry present and future static loads within specified loading limits.
Minimum static design load used for strength determination shall be weight of supported
components plus 200 lb.
D.
Mounting and Anchorage of Surface-Mounted Equipment and Components: Anchor and fasten
electrical items and their supports to building structural elements by the following methods
unless otherwise indicated by code:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
To Wood: Fasten with lag screws or through bolts.
To New Concrete: Bolt to concrete inserts.
To Masonry: Approved toggle-type bolts on hollow masonry units and expansion anchor
fasteners on solid masonry units.
To Existing Concrete: Expansion anchor fasteners.
Instead of expansion anchors, powder-actuated driven threaded studs provided with lock
washers and nuts may be used in existing standard-weight concrete 4 inches thick or
greater. Do not use for anchorage to lightweight-aggregate concrete or for slabs less
than 4 inches thick.
To Steel: Beam clamps (MSS Type 19, 21, 23, 25, or 27) complying with MSS SP-69.
To Light Steel: Sheet metal screws.
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E.
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Items Mounted on Hollow Walls and Nonstructural Building Surfaces: Mount cabinets,
panelboards, disconnect switches, control enclosures, pull and junction boxes,
transformers, and other devices on slotted-channel racks attached to substrate.
Drill holes for expansion anchors in concrete at locations and to depths that avoid reinforcing
bars.
INSTALLATION OF FABRICATED METAL SUPPORTS
A.
Comply with installation requirements in Division 5 Section "Metal Fabrications" for sitefabricated metal supports.
B.
Cut, fit, and place miscellaneous metal supports accurately in location, alignment, and elevation
to support and anchor electrical materials and equipment.
C.
Field Welding: Comply with AWS D1.1/D1.1M.
3.4
CONCRETE BASES
A.
Construct concrete bases of dimensions indicated but not less than 4 inches larger in both
directions than supported unit, and so anchors will be a minimum of 10 bolt diameters from
edge of the base.
B.
Use 3000-psi, 28-day compressive-strength concrete. Concrete materials, reinforcement, and
placement requirements are specified in Division 3 Section "Cast-in-Place Concrete."
C.
Anchor equipment to concrete base.
1.
2.
3.
3.5
Place and secure anchorage devices. Use supported equipment manufacturer's setting
drawings, templates, diagrams, instructions, and directions furnished with items to be
embedded.
Install anchor bolts to elevations required for proper attachment to supported equipment.
Install anchor bolts according to anchor-bolt manufacturer's written instructions.
PAINTING
A.
Touchup: Clean field welds and abraded areas of shop paint. Paint exposed areas
immediately after erecting hangers and supports. Use same materials as used for shop
painting. Comply with SSPC-PA 1 requirements for touching up field-painted surfaces.
1.
B.
Apply paint by brush or spray to provide minimum dry film thickness of 2.0 mils.
Touchup: Comply with requirements in Division 9 painting Sections for cleaning and touchup
painting of field welds, bolted connections, and abraded areas of shop paint on miscellaneous
metal.
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Galvanized Surfaces: Clean welds, bolted connections, and abraded areas and apply
galvanizing-repair paint to comply with ASTM A 780.
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SECTION 26 0533 - RACEWAYS AND BOXES
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1
RELATED DOCUMENTS
A.
1.2
Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and Division 1 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
SUMMARY
A.
This Section includes raceways, fittings, boxes, enclosures, and cabinets for electrical wiring.
B.
Related Sections include the following:
1.3
DEFINITIONS
A.
EMT: Electrical metallic tubing.
B.
EPDM: Ethylene-propylene-diene terpolymer rubber.
C.
FMC: Flexible metal conduit.
D.
LFMC: Liquidtight flexible metal conduit.
E.
LFNC: Liquidtight flexible nonmetallic conduit.
F.
NBR: Acrylonitrile-butadiene rubber.
G.
RNC: Rigid nonmetallic conduit.
1.4
SUBMITTALS
A.
Product Data: For surface raceways, wireways and fittings, floor boxes, hinged-cover
enclosures, and cabinets.
B.
Shop Drawings: For the following raceway components. Include plans, elevations, sections,
details, and attachments to other work.
C.
Coordination Drawings: Conduit routing plans, drawn to scale, on which the following items are
shown and coordinated with each other, based on input from installers of the items involved:
1.
Structural members in the paths of conduit groups with common supports.
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D.
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HVAC and plumbing items and architectural features in the paths of conduit groups with
common supports.
Source quality-control test reports.
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Electrical Components, Devices, and Accessories: Listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70,
Article 100, by a testing agency acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction, and marked for
intended use.
B.
Comply with NFPA 70.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1
METAL CONDUIT AND TUBING
A.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers offering
products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
B.
AFC Cable Systems, Inc.
Alflex Inc.
Allied Tube & Conduit; a Tyco International Ltd. Co.
Anamet Electrical, Inc.; Anaconda Metal Hose.
Electri-Flex Co.
Manhattan/CDT/Cole-Flex.
Maverick Tube Corporation.
O-Z Gedney; a unit of General Signal.
Wheatland Tube Company.
Rigid Steel Conduit: ANSI C80.1.
1.
2.
Comply with NEMA RN 1.
Coating Thickness: 0.040 inch, minimum.
C.
EMT: ANSI C80.3.
D.
FMC: Zinc-coated steel.
E.
LFMC: Flexible steel conduit with PVC jacket.
F.
Fittings for Conduit (Including all Types and Flexible and Liquidtight), EMT, and Cable:
NEMA FB 1; listed for type and size raceway with which used, and for application and
environment in which installed.
1.
Fittings for EMT: Steel, compression type.
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Joint Compound for Rigid Steel Conduit: Listed for use in cable connector assemblies, and
compounded for use to lubricate and protect threaded raceway joints from corrosion and
enhance their conductivity.
NONMETALLIC CONDUIT AND TUBING
A.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers offering
products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
AFC Cable Systems, Inc.
Anamet Electrical, Inc.; Anaconda Metal Hose.
Arnco Corporation.
CANTEX Inc.
CertainTeed Corp.; Pipe & Plastics Group.
Condux International, Inc.
ElecSYS, Inc.
Electri-Flex Co.
Lamson & Sessions; Carlon Electrical Products.
Manhattan/CDT/Cole-Flex.
RACO; a Hubbell Company.
Thomas & Betts Corporation.
B.
RNC: NEMA TC 2, Type EPC-40-PVC, unless otherwise indicated.
C.
LFNC: UL 1660.
D.
Fittings for RNC: NEMA TC 3; match to conduit or tubing type and material.
E.
Fittings for LFNC: UL 514B.
2.3
SURFACE RACEWAYS
A.
Surface Metal Raceways: Galvanized steel with snap-on covers. Prime coating, ready for field
painting.
1.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers
offering products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to,
the following:
a.
b.
c.
2.4
Thomas & Betts Corporation.
Walker Systems, Inc.; Wiremold Company (The).
Wiremold Company (The); Electrical Sales Division.
BOXES, ENCLOSURES, AND CABINETS
A.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers offering
products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
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Cooper Crouse-Hinds; Div. of Cooper Industries, Inc.
EGS/Appleton Electric.
Erickson Electrical Equipment Company.
Hoffman.
Hubbell Incorporated; Killark Electric Manufacturing Co. Division.
O-Z/Gedney; a unit of General Signal.
RACO; a Hubbell Company.
Robroy Industries, Inc.; Enclosure Division.
Scott Fetzer Co.; Adalet Division.
Spring City Electrical Manufacturing Company.
Thomas & Betts Corporation.
Walker Systems, Inc.; Wiremold Company (The).
Woodhead, Daniel Company; Woodhead Industries, Inc. Subsidiary.
B.
Sheet Metal Outlet and Device Boxes: NEMA OS 1.
C.
Cast-Metal Outlet and Device Boxes: NEMA FB 1, ferrous alloy, Type FD, with gasketed cover.
D.
Nonmetallic Outlet and Device Boxes: NEMA OS 2.
E.
Metal Floor Boxes: Cast or sheet metal, fully adjustable, rectangular.
F.
Small Sheet Metal Pull and Junction Boxes: NEMA OS 1.
G.
Hinged-Cover Enclosures: NEMA 250, Type 1, with continuous-hinge cover with flush latch,
unless otherwise indicated.
1.
2.5
Metal Enclosures: Steel, finished inside and out with manufacturer's standard enamel.
SLEEVES FOR RACEWAYS
A.
Steel Pipe Sleeves: ASTM A 53/A 53M, Type E, Grade B, Schedule 40, galvanized steel, plain
ends.
B.
Coordinate sleeve selection and application with selection and application of firestopping
specified in Division 7 Section "Through-Penetration Firestop Systems."
2.6
SLEEVE SEALS
A.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers offering
products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Advance Products & Systems, Inc.
Calpico, Inc.
Metraflex Co.
Pipeline Seal and Insulator, Inc.
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Description: Modular sealing device, designed for field assembly, to fill annular space between
sleeve and cable.
1.
2.
3.
Sealing Elements: EPDM interlocking links shaped to fit surface of cable or conduit.
Include type and number required for material and size of raceway or cable.
Pressure Plates: Stainless steel. Include two for each sealing element.
Connecting Bolts and Nuts: Stainless steel of length required to secure pressure plates
to sealing elements. Include one for each sealing element.
PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1
RACEWAY APPLICATION
A.
Outdoors: Apply raceway products as specified below, unless otherwise indicated:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
B.
Exposed Conduit: Rigid steel conduit.
Concealed Conduit, Aboveground: Rigid steel conduit.
Underground Conduit: RNC, Type EPC- 80-PVC, direct buried.
Connection to Vibrating Equipment (Including Transformers and Hydraulic, Pneumatic,
Electric Solenoid, or Motor-Driven Equipment): LFMC.
Boxes and Enclosures, Aboveground: NEMA 250, Type 3R.
Comply with the following indoor applications, unless otherwise indicated:
1.
2.
Exposed, Not Subject to Physical Damage: EMT.
Exposed, Not Subject to Severe Physical Damage: EMT.
a.
Exposed and Subject to Severe Physical Damage: Rigid steel conduit
3.
4.
Concealed in Ceilings and Interior Walls and Partitions: EMT.
Connection to Vibrating Equipment (Including Transformers and Hydraulic, Pneumatic,
Electric Solenoid, or Motor-Driven Equipment): FMC, except use LFMC in damp or wet
locations.
Damp or Wet Locations: Rigid steel conduit.
Boxes and Enclosures: NEMA 250, Type 1, except use NEMA 250, Type 4, stainless
steel in damp or wet locations.
5.
6.
C.
Minimum Raceway Size: 3/4-inch trade size.
D.
Raceway Fittings: Compatible with raceways and suitable for use and location.
1.
3.2
Rigid Steel Conduit: Use threaded rigid steel conduit fittings, unless otherwise indicated.
INSTALLATION
A.
Comply with NECA 1 for installation requirements applicable to products specified in Part 2
except where requirements on Drawings or in this Article are stricter.
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B.
Keep raceways at least 6 inches away from parallel runs of flues and steam or hot-water pipes.
Install horizontal raceway runs above water and steam piping.
C.
Complete raceway installation before starting conductor installation.
D.
Arrange stub-ups so curved portions of bends are not visible above the finished slab.
E.
Install no more than the equivalent of three 90-degree bends in any conduit run except for
communications conduits, for which fewer bends are allowed.
F.
Conceal conduit and EMT within finished walls, ceilings, and floors, unless otherwise indicated.
G.
Raceways Embedded in Slabs:
1.
2.
Run conduit larger than 1-inch trade size, parallel or at right angles to main
reinforcement. Where at right angles to reinforcement, place conduit close to slab
support.
Arrange raceways to cross building expansion joints at right angles with expansion
fittings.
H.
Threaded Conduit Joints, Exposed to Wet, Damp, Corrosive, or Outdoor Conditions: Apply
listed compound to threads of raceway and fittings before making up joints. Follow compound
manufacturer's written instructions.
I.
Raceway Terminations at Locations Subject to Moisture or Vibration: Use insulating bushings
to protect conductors, including conductors smaller than No. 4 AWG.
J.
Install pull wires in empty raceways. Use polypropylene or monofilament plastic line with not
less than 200-lb tensile strength. Leave at least 12 inches of slack at each end of pull wire.
K.
Install raceway sealing fittings at suitable, approved, and accessible locations and fill them with
listed sealing compound. For concealed raceways, install each fitting in a flush steel box with a
blank cover plate having a finish similar to that of adjacent plates or surfaces. Install raceway
sealing fittings at the following points:
1.
2.
L.
Flexible Conduit Connections: Use maximum of 72 inches of flexible conduit for recessed and
semirecessed lighting fixtures, equipment subject to vibration, noise transmission, or
movement; and for transformers and motors.
1.
2.
M.
Where conduits pass from warm to cold locations, such as boundaries of refrigerated
spaces.
Where otherwise required by NFPA 70.
Use LFMC in damp or wet locations subject to severe physical damage.
Use LFMC in damp or wet locations not subject to severe physical damage and all
connections to motors.
Recessed Boxes in Masonry Walls: Saw-cut opening for box in center of cell of masonry block,
and install box flush with surface of wall.
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DIVISION 26 - ELECTRICAL
Set metal floor boxes level and flush with finished floor surface.
INSTALLATION OF UNDERGROUND CONDUIT
A.
Direct-Buried Conduit:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Excavate trench bottom to provide firm and uniform support for conduit. Prepare trench
bottom as specified in Division 2 Section "Earthwork" for pipe less than 6 inches in
nominal diameter.
Install backfill as specified in Division 2 Section "Earthwork."
After installing conduit, backfill and compact. Start at tie-in point, and work toward end of
conduit run, leaving conduit at end of run free to move with expansion and contraction as
temperature changes during this process. Firmly hand tamp backfill around conduit to
provide maximum supporting strength. After placing controlled backfill to within 12 inches
of finished grade, make final conduit connection at end of run and complete backfilling
with normal compaction as specified in Division 2 Section "Earthwork."
Install manufactured duct elbows for stub-ups at poles and equipment and at building
entrances through the floor, unless otherwise indicated. Encase elbows for stub-up ducts
throughout the length of the elbow.
Install manufactured rigid steel conduit elbows for stub-ups at poles and equipment and
at building entrances through the floor.
a.
3.4
Couple steel conduits to ducts with adapters designed for this purpose, and
encase coupling with 3 inches of concrete.
SLEEVE INSTALLATION FOR ELECTRICAL PENETRATIONS
A.
Coordinate sleeve selection and application with selection and application of firestopping
specified in Division 7 Section "Through-Penetration Firestop Systems."
B.
Concrete Slabs and Walls: Install sleeves for penetrations unless core-drilled holes or formed
openings are used. Install sleeves during erection of slabs and walls.
C.
Use pipe sleeves unless penetration arrangement requires rectangular sleeved opening.
D.
Fire-Rated Assemblies: Install sleeves for penetrations of fire-rated floor and wall assemblies
unless openings compatible with firestop system used are fabricated during construction of floor
or wall.
E.
Cut sleeves to length for mounting flush with both surfaces of walls.
F.
Extend sleeves installed in floors 2 inches above finished floor level.
G.
Size pipe sleeves to provide 1/4-inch annular clear space between sleeve and raceway unless
sleeve seal is to be installed.
H.
Seal space outside of sleeves with grout for penetrations of concrete and masonry.
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DIVISION 26 - ELECTRICAL
I.
Interior Penetrations of Non-Fire-Rated Walls and Floors: Seal annular space between sleeve
and raceway, using joint sealant appropriate for size, depth, and location of joint. Refer to
Division 7 Section "Joint Sealants" for materials and installation.
J.
Fire-Rated-Assembly Penetrations: Maintain indicated fire rating of walls, partitions, ceilings,
and floors at raceway penetrations. Install sleeves and seal with firestop materials. Comply
with Division 7 Section "Through-Penetration Firestop Systems."
K.
Aboveground, Exterior-Wall Penetrations: Seal penetrations using sleeves and mechanical
sleeve seals. Select sleeve size to allow for 1-inch annular clear space between pipe and
sleeve for installing mechanical sleeve seals.
L.
Underground, Exterior-Wall Penetrations: Install cast-iron "wall pipes" for sleeves. Size
sleeves to allow for 1-inch annular clear space between raceway and sleeve for installing
mechanical sleeve seals.
3.5
SLEEVE-SEAL INSTALLATION
A.
Install to seal underground, exterior wall penetrations.
B.
Use type and number of sealing elements recommended by manufacturer for raceway material
and size. Position raceway in center of sleeve. Assemble mechanical sleeve seals and install
in annular space between raceway and sleeve. Tighten bolts against pressure plates that
cause sealing elements to expand and make watertight seal.
3.6
FIRESTOPPING
A.
3.7
Apply firestopping to electrical penetrations of fire-rated floor and wall assemblies to restore
original fire-resistance rating of assembly. Firestopping materials and installation requirements
are specified in Division 7 Section "Through-Penetration Firestop Systems."
PROTECTION
A.
Provide final protection and maintain conditions that ensure coatings, finishes, and cabinets are
without damage or deterioration at time of Substantial Completion.
1.
Repair damage to galvanized finishes
manufacturer.
with zinc-rich paint recommended by
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DIVISION 26 – UG DUCTS & RACEWAYS
SECTION 26 0543 - UNDERGROUND DUCTS & RACEWAYS FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1
RELATED DOCUMENTS
A.
1.2
Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and Division 01 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
SUMMARY
A.
This Section includes the following:
1.
2.
3.
1.3
Conduit, ducts, and duct accessories for direct-buried and concrete-encased duct banks,
and in single duct runs.
Handholes and boxes.
Manholes.
DEFINITION
A.
1.4
RNC: Rigid nonmetallic conduit.
ACTION SUBMITTALS
A.
Product Data: For the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
A.
Duct-bank materials, including separators and miscellaneous components.
Ducts and conduits and their accessories, including elbows, end bells, bends, fittings,
and solvent cement.
Accessories for manholes, handholes, boxes, and other utility structures.
Warning tape.
Shop Drawings for Precast or Factory-Fabricated Underground Utility Structures: Shop drawings
shall be sealed by a Professional Engineer. Include plans, elevations, sections, details,
attachments to other work, and accessories, including the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Duct entry provisions, including locations and duct sizes.
Reinforcement details.
Frame and cover design and manhole frame support rings.
Ladder details.
Grounding details.
Dimensioned locations of cable rack inserts, pulling-in and lifting irons, and sumps.
Joint details.
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B.
Shop Drawings for Factory-Fabricated Handholes and Boxes Other Than Precast Concrete:
Include dimensioned plans, sections, and elevations, and fabrication and installation details,
including the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
1.5
Duct entry provisions, including locations and duct sizes.
Cover design.
Grounding details.
Dimensioned locations of cable rack inserts, and pulling-in and lifting irons.
INFORMATIONAL SUBMITTALS
A.
Duct-Bank Coordination Drawings: Show duct profiles and coordination with other utilities and
underground structures.
1.
Include plans and sections, drawn to scale, and show bends and locations of expansion
fittings.
B.
Product Certificates: For concrete and steel used in precast concrete manholes and
handholes, as required by ASTM C 858.
C.
Qualification Data: For professional engineer.
D.
Source quality-control test reports.
E.
Field quality-control test reports.
QUALITY ASSURANCE
1.6
A.
All products shall be UL labeled for their intended use.
B.
Comply with ANSI C2.
C.
Comply with NFPA 70.
1.7 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
1.8
A.
Deliver ducts to Project site with ends capped. Store nonmetallic ducts with supports to prevent
bending, warping, and deforming.
B.
Lift and support precast concrete units only at designated lifting or supporting points.
COORDINATION
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A.
Coordinate layout and installation of ducts, manholes, handholes, and boxes with final
arrangement of other utilities, site grading, and surface features as determined in the field.
B.
Coordinate elevations of ducts and duct-bank entrances into manholes, handholes, and boxes with
final locations and profiles of ducts and duct banks as determined by coordination with other
utilities, underground obstructions, and surface features. Revise locations and elevations from
those indicated as required to suit field conditions and to ensure that duct runs drain to manholes
and handholes, and as approved by the Architect.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1
CONDUIT
A.
Rigid Steel Conduit: Galvanized. Comply with ANSI C80.1.
B.
RNC: NEMA TC 2, Type EPC-40-PVC, UL 651, with matching fittings by same manufacturer as
the conduit, complying with NEMA TC 3 and UL 514B.
2.2
NONMETALLIC DUCTS AND DUCT ACCESSORIES
A.
Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, products of all manufacturers are
acceptable provided they are sunlight resistant and UL listed for the intended installation. Conduit
and fittings shall be provided from the same manufacturer whenever possible.
B.
Duct Accessories:
1.
2.
2.3
Duct Separators: Factory-fabricated rigid PVC interlocking spacers, sized for type and sizes
of ducts with which used, and selected to provide minimum duct spacings indicated while
supporting ducts during concreting or backfilling.
Warning Tape: Underground-line warning tape specified in Division 26 Section 260553
"Identification for Electrical Systems."
HANDHOLES AND BOXES
A.
Description: Comply with SCTE 77.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
B.
Color: Gray.
Configuration: Units shall be designed for flush burial and have closed bottom, unless
otherwise indicated.
Cover: Weatherproof, secured by tamper-resistant locking devices and having structural
load rating consistent with enclosure.
Cover Finish: Nonskid finish shall have a minimum coefficient of friction of 0.50.
Cover Legend: Molded lettering, as indicated for each service.
Direct-Buried Wiring Entrance Provisions: Knockouts equipped with insulated bushings or
end-bell fittings, selected to suit box material, sized for wiring indicated, and arranged for
secure, fixed installation in enclosure wall.
Duct Entrance Provisions: Duct-terminating fittings shall mate with entering ducts for
secure, fixed installation in enclosure wall.
Handholes 12 inches wide by 24 inches long (300 mm wide by 600 mm long) and larger
shall have factory-installed inserts for cable racks and pulling-in irons.
Polymer Concrete Handholes and Boxes with Polymer Concrete Cover: Molded of sand and
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aggregate, bound together with a polymer resin, and reinforced with steel or fiberglass or a
combination of the two.
1.
Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide products by one of the
following:
a.
b.
c.
2.4
Armorcast Products Company.
Highline Products
Quazite, Hubbell Power Systems.
PRECAST MANHOLES
A.
Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide products by one of the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
B.
Lindsey Concrete Products.
Mack Industries.
Norwalk Concrete Industries.
Oldcastle Precast, Inc.
Comply with ASTM C 858, with structural design loading as specified in Part 3 "Underground
Enclosure Application" Article and with interlocking mating sections, complete with accessories,
hardware, and features.
1.
Windows: Precast openings in walls, arranged to match dimensions and elevations of
approaching ducts and duct banks plus an additional 12 inches (300 mm) vertically and
horizontally to accommodate alignment variations.
a.
Windows shall be located no less than 6 inches (150 mm) from interior surfaces of
walls, floors, or roofs of manholes, but close enough to corners to facilitate racking of
cables on walls.
b.
Window opening shall have cast-in-place, welded wire fabric reinforcement for field
cutting and bending to tie in to concrete envelopes of duct banks.
Window openings shall be framed with at least two additional No. 4 steel reinforcing
bars in concrete around each opening.
c.
C.
Concrete Knockout Panels: 1-1/2 to 2 inches (38 to 50 mm) thick, for future conduit entrance and
sleeve for ground rod.
D.
Joint Sealant: Asphaltic-butyl material with adhesion, cohesion, flexibility, and durability properties
necessary to withstand maximum hydrostatic pressures at the installation location with the groundwater level at grade.
2.5
UTILITY STRUCTURE ACCESSORIES
A.
Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide products by one of the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Bilco Company (The).
East Jordan Iron Works, Inc.
McKinley Iron Works, Inc.
Neenah Foundry Company.
Pennsylvania Insert Corporation.
Underground Devices, Inc.
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B.
Manhole Frames, Covers, and Chimney Components: Comply with structural design loading
specified for manhole.
1.
Frame and Cover: Weatherproof, gray cast iron complying with ASTM A 48/A 48M, Class
30B with milled cover-to-frame bearing surfaces; diameter, 29 inches (737 mm).
a.
b.
c.
2.
Cover Legend: Cast in. Selected to suit system.
a.
b.
c.
3.
Cover Finish: Nonskid finish shall have a minimum coefficient of friction of 0.50.
Special Covers: Recess in face of cover designed to accept finish material in
paved areas.
Covers shall have locking provisions.
Legend: "ELECTRIC-LV" for duct systems with power wires and cables for
systems operating at 600 V and less.
Legend: "ELECTRIC-HV" for duct systems with medium-voltage cables.
Legend: "SIGNAL" for communications, data, and telephone duct systems.
Manhole Chimney Components:
those of roof opening.
a.
Precast concrete rings with dimensions matched to
Mortar for Chimney Ring and Frame and Cover Joints: Comply with ASTM C
270, Type M, except for quantities less than 2.0 cu. ft. (60 L) where packaged mix
complying with ASTM C 387, Type M, may be used.
C.
Manhole Sump Frame and Grate: ASTM A 48/A 48M, Class 30B, gray cast iron.
D.
Pulling Eyes in Concrete Walls: Eyebolt with reinforcing-bar fastening insert, 2-inch- (50- mm-)
diameter eye, and 1-by-4-inch (25-by-100-mm) bolt.
1.
E.
Pulling-In and Lifting Irons in Concrete Floors: 7/8-inch- (22-mm-) diameter, hot-dip galvanized,
bent steel rod; stress relieved after forming; and fastened to reinforcing rod. Exposed triangular
opening.
1.
F.
Ultimate Yield Strength: 40,000-lbf (180-kN) shear and 60,000-lbf (270-kN) tension.
Bolting Inserts for Concrete Utility Structure Cable Racks and Other Attachments: Flared, threaded
inserts of noncorrosive, chemical-resistant, nonconductive thermoplastic material; 1/2- inch (13mm) ID by 2-3/4 inches (69 mm) deep, flared to 1-1/4 inches (32 mm) minimum at base.
1.
G.
Working Load Embedded in 6-Inch (150-mm), 4000-psi (27.6-MPa) Concrete: 13,000- lbf
(58-kN) minimum tension.
Tested Ultimate Pullout Strength: 12,000 lbf (53 kN) minimum.
Cable Rack Assembly: Nonmetallic. Components fabricated from nonconductive, fiberglassreinforced polymer.
1.
Stanchions: Nominal 36 inches (900 mm) high by 4 inches (100 mm) wide, with minimum of
9 holes for arm attachment.
2.
Arms: Arranged for secure, drop-in attachment in horizontal position at any location on cable
stanchions, and capable of being locked in position. Arms shall be available in lengths
ranging from 3 inches (75 mm) with 450-lb (204-kg) minimum capacity to 20 inches (508
mm) with 250-lb (114-kg) minimum capacity. Top of arm shall be nominally 4 inches (100
mm) wide, and arm shall have slots along full length for cable ties.
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H.
Duct-Sealing Compound: Non-hardening, safe for contact with human skin, not deleterious to
cable insulation, and workable at temperatures as low as 35 deg F (2 deg C). Capable of
withstanding temperature of 300 deg F (150 deg C) without slump and adhering to clean surfaces
of plastic ducts, metallic conduits, conduit coatings, concrete, masonry, lead, cable sheaths, cable
jackets, insulation materials, and common metals.
I.
Fixed Manhole Ladders: Arranged for attachment to roof or wall and floor of manhole. Ladder and
mounting brackets and braces shall be fabricated from hot-dip galvanized steel.
J.
Cover Hooks: Heavy duty, designed for lifts 60 lbf (270 N). Two required.
2.6
SOURCE QUALITY CONTROL
A.
Test and inspect precast concrete utility structures according to ASTM C 1037.
B.
Non-concrete Handhole and Pull-Box Prototype Test: Test prototypes of manholes and boxes for
compliance with SCTE 77. Strength tests shall be for specified tier ratings of products supplied.
1.
2.
Strength tests of complete boxes and covers shall be by either an independent testing
agency or the manufacturer. A qualified registered professional engineer shall certify tests
by manufacturer.
Testing machine pressure gages shall have current calibration certification complying with
ISO 9000 and ISO 10012, and traceable to NIST standards.
PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1
UNDERGROUND DUCT APPLICATION
A.
Minimum conduit/duct size for underground installations shall be one inch.
B.
Ducts for Electrical Cables over 600 V: RNC, NEMA Type EPC-40 PVC, in concrete-encased
duct bank, unless otherwise indicated.
C.
Ducts for Electrical Feeders 600 V and Less: RNC, NEMA Type EPC-40 PVC, in concreteencased duct bank, unless otherwise indicated.
D.
Ducts for Electrical Feeders 600 V and Less: RNC, NEMA Type EPC-40 PVC, in direct-buried
duct bank, unless otherwise indicated.
E.
Ducts for Electrical Branch Circuits: RNC, NEMA Type EPC-40 PVC, in direct-buried duct bank,
unless otherwise indicated.
F.
Underground Ducts for Telephone, Communications, or Data Utility Service Cables: RNC, NEMA
Type EPC-40 PVC, in concrete-encased duct bank, unless otherwise indicated.
G.
Underground Ducts Crossing Paved Paths, Walks, Driveways and Roadways: RNC, NEMA Type
EPC-40 PVC, encased in reinforced concrete.
H.
A nylon pull cord shall be installed and tied off in each duct, including spares. The nylon pull cord
shall have a minimum tensile strength of 200 pounds.
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3.2
UNDERGROUND ENCLOSURE APPLICATION
A.
Handholes and Boxes for 600 V and Less, Including Telephone, Communications, and Data
Wiring:
1.
2.
3.
B.
Manholes: Precast concrete.
1.
2.
3.3
Units in Roadways and Other Deliberate Traffic Paths: Precast concrete. AASHTO
HB 17, H-20 structural load rating.
Units in Driveway, Parking Lot, and Off-Roadway Locations, Subject to Occasional, Nondeliberate Loading by Heavy Vehicles: Precast concrete, AASHTO HB 17, H-20; Polymer
concrete, SCTE 77, Tier 15 structural load rating.
Units in Sidewalk and Similar Applications with a Safety Factor for Non-deliberate Loading
by Vehicles: Precast concrete, AASHTO HB 17, H-10, Polymer concrete units, SCTE 77,
Tier 8 structural load rating.
Units Located in Roadways and Other Deliberate Traffic Paths by Heavy or Medium
Vehicles: H-20 structural load rating according to AASHTO HB 17.
Units Not Located in Deliberate Traffic Paths by Heavy or Medium Vehicles: H-10 load
rating according to AASHTO HB 17.
EARTHWORK
A.
Excavation and Backfill: Comply with earth moving sections in Division 31 Specifications, but do
not use heavy-duty, hydraulic-operated, compaction equipment.
B.
Restore surface features at areas disturbed by excavation and reestablish original grades, unless
otherwise indicated. Replace removed sod immediately after backfilling is completed.
C.
Restore areas disturbed by trenching, storing of dirt, cable laying, and other work. Restore
vegetation and include necessary top-soiling, fertilizing, liming, seeding, sodding, sprigging, and
mulching. Comply with plantings Sections in Division 32 Specifications.
D.
Cut and patch existing pavement in the path of underground ducts and utility structures according
to appropriate Division 01 Sections.
3.4
DUCT INSTALLATION
A.
Slope: Pitch ducts a minimum slope of 1:300 down toward manholes and handholes and away
from buildings and equipment. Slope ducts from a high point in runs between two manholes to
drain in both directions.
1.
Water intrusion into buildings through ducts is not acceptable.
2.
This Contractor shall be fully responsible for corrective action necessary to insure water
infiltration is eliminated.
B.
Curves and Bends: Use 5-degree angle couplings for small changes in direction. Use
manufactured long sweep bends with a minimum radius of 48 inches, both horizontally and
vertically, at other locations, unless otherwise indicated.
C.
Joints: Use solvent-cemented joints in ducts and fittings and make watertight according to
manufacturer's written instructions. Stagger couplings so those of adjacent ducts do not lie in same
plane.
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D.
Duct Entrances to Manholes and Polymer Concrete Handholes: Use end bells, spaced
approximately 10 inches (250 mm) O.C. for 5-inch (125-mm) ducts, and vary proportionately for
other duct sizes.
1.
2.
3.
Begin change from regular spacing to end-bell spacing 10 feet (3 m) from the end bell
without reducing duct line slope and without forming a trap in the line.
Direct-Buried Duct Banks: Install an expansion and deflection fitting in each conduit in the
area of disturbed earth adjacent to manhole or handhole.
Grout end bells into structure walls from both sides to provide watertight entrances.
E.
Building Wall Penetrations: Make a transition from underground duct to rigid steel conduit at least
10 feet (3 m) outside the building wall without reducing duct line slope away from the building,
and without forming a trap in the line. Use fittings manufactured for duct-to-conduit transition. Install
conduit penetrations of building walls as specified in Division 26 Section "Sleeves and Sleeve
Seals for Electrical Raceways and Cabling."
F.
Sealing: Provide temporary closure at terminations of ducts that have cables pulled. Seal spare
ducts at terminations. Use sealing compound and plugs to withstand at least 15-psig (1.03- MPa)
hydrostatic pressure.
G.
Concrete-Encased Ducts: Support ducts on duct separators.
1.
2.
3.
Separator Installation: Space separators close enough to prevent sagging and deforming of
ducts, with not less than 5 spacers per 20 feet (6 m) of duct. Secure separators to earth and
to ducts to prevent floating during concreting. Stagger separators approximately 6 inches
(150 mm) between tiers. Tie entire assembly together using fabric straps; do not use tie
wires or reinforcing steel that may form conductive or magnetic loops around ducts or duct
groups.
Concrete: 3000 psi (20 kPa), 28-day strength, complying with Division 03 Concrete
Sections.
Concreting Sequence: Place each run of concrete envelope between manholes or other
terminations in one continuous operation.
a.
b.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Start at one end and finish at the other, allowing for expansion and contraction of
ducts as their temperature changes during and after the concrete placement. Use
expansion fittings installed according to manufacturer's written recommendations, or
use other specific measures to prevent expansion-contraction damage.
If more than one concrete placement is necessary, terminate each in a vertical plane
and install 3/4-inch (19-mm) reinforcing rod dowels extending 18 inches (450 mm)
into concrete on both sides of joint near corners of envelope.
Placing Concrete: Spade concrete carefully during pours to prevent voids under and
between conduits and at exterior surface of envelope. Do not allow a heavy mass of
concrete to fall directly onto ducts. Use a plank to direct concrete down sides of bank
assembly to trench bottom. Allow concrete to flow to center of bank and rise up in middle,
uniformly filling all open spaces. Do not use power-driven agitating equipment unless
specifically designed for duct-bank application. Red dye shall be added to the top of the
concrete during the placement.
Reinforcement: Reinforce concrete-encased duct banks where they cross disturbed earth,
road crossings and where indicated. Arrange reinforcing rods and ties without forming
conductive or magnetic loops around ducts or duct groups.
Forms: Use walls of trench to form side walls of duct bank where soil is self-supporting and
concrete envelope can be placed without soil inclusions; otherwise, use forms.
Minimum Space between Ducts: 3 inches (75 mm) between ducts and exterior envelope
wall, 2 inches (50 mm) between ducts for like services, and 12 inches (300 mm) between
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8.
9.
10.
power and signal ducts.
Depth: Depth: Install top of duct bank at 36 inches (900 mm) below finished grade, unless
otherwise indicated.
Stub-Ups: Use manufactured PVC elbows for stub-ups at poles and equipment and at
building entrances through the floor, unless otherwise indicated for circuit conductors
smaller than No. 1/0 AWG and under 600 volts. Extend concrete encasement throughout
the length of the elbow.
Stub-Ups: Use manufactured rigid steel conduit elbows for stub-ups at poles and equipment
and at building entrances through the floor for all circuit conductors over 600 volts and
circuits under 600 volts with conductor size No. 1/0 AWG or larger.
a.
b.
11.
H.
Couple steel conduits to ducts with adapters designed for this purpose, and encase
coupling with 3 inches (75 mm) of concrete.
Stub-Ups to Equipment: For equipment mounted on outdoor concrete bases, extend
steel conduit horizontally a minimum of 60 inches (1500 mm) from edge of base.
Install insulated grounding bushings on terminations at equipment.
Warning Tape: Comply with Section 260553. Bury detectable warning tape approximately
18 inches (450 mm) above all concrete-encased ducts and duct banks. Align tape parallel
to and within 3 inches (75 mm) of the centerline of duct bank. Provide an additional warning
tape for each 12-inch (300-mm) increment of duct-bank width over a nominal 18 inches (450
mm). Space additional tapes 12 inches (300 mm) apart, horizontally.
Direct-Buried Duct Banks:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Support ducts on duct separators coordinated with duct size, duct spacing, and outdoor
temperature.
Space separators close enough to prevent sagging and deforming of ducts, with not less
than 5 spacers per 20 feet (6 m) of duct. Secure separators to earth and to ducts to prevent
displacement during backfill and yet permit linear duct movement due to expansion and
contraction as temperature changes. Stagger spacers approximately 6 inches (150 mm)
between tiers.
Excavate trench bottom to provide firm and uniform support for duct bank. Prepare trench
bottoms as specified in earth moving sections in Division 31 Specifications for pipes less
than 6 inches (150 mm) in nominal diameter.
Install backfill as specified in earth moving sections in Division 31 Specifications.
After installing first tier of ducts, backfill and compact. Start at tie-in point and work toward
end of duct run, leaving ducts at end of run free to move with expansion and contraction as
temperature changes during this process. Repeat procedure after placing each tier. After
placing last tier, hand-place backfill to 4 inches (100 mm) over ducts and hand tamp. Firmly
tamp backfill around ducts to provide maximum supporting strength. Use hand tamper only.
After placing controlled backfill over final tier, make final duct connections at end of run and
complete backfilling with normal compaction as specified in earth moving sections in Division
31 Specifications.
Install ducts with a minimum of 3 inches (75 mm) between ducts for like services and 12
inches (300 mm) between power and signal ducts.
Depth: Install top of duct bank at 36 inches (900 mm) below finished grade, unless otherwise
indicated.
Set elevation of bottom of duct bank below the frost line.
Install manufactured duct elbows for stub-ups at poles and equipment and at building
entrances through the floor, unless otherwise indicated. Encase elbows for stub-up ducts
throughout the length of the elbow.
Install manufactured rigid steel conduit elbows for stub-ups at poles and equipment and at
building entrances through the floor.
a.
Couple steel conduits to ducts with adapters designed for this purpose, and encase
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b.
11.
3.5
coupling with 3 inches (75 mm) of concrete.
For equipment mounted on outdoor concrete bases, extend steel conduit horizontally
a minimum of 60 inches (1500 mm) from edge of equipment pad or foundation. Install
insulated grounding bushings on terminations at equipment.
Warning Tapes: Comply with Section 260553. Bury detectable warning tape approximately
18 inches (450 mm) above all duct banks. Align tape parallel to and within 3 inches (75
mm) of the centerline of duct bank. Provide an additional warning tape for each 12-inch
(300-mm) increment of duct-bank width over a nominal 18 inches (450 mm). Space
additional tapes 12 inches (300 mm) apart, horizontally.
INSTALLATION OF CONCRETE MANHOLES, HANDHOLES, AND BOXES
A.
Precast Concrete Handhole and Manhole Installation:
1.
2.
3.
B.
Comply with ASTM C 891, unless otherwise indicated.
Install unit level and plumb and with orientation and depth coordinated with connecting ducts
to minimize bends and deflections required for proper entrances.
Unless otherwise indicated, support units on a level bed of crushed stone or gravel, graded
from 1-inch (25-mm) sieve to No. 4 (4.75-mm) sieve and compacted to same density as
adjacent undisturbed earth.
Elevations:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Manhole Roof: Install with rooftop at least 18 inches (450 mm) below finished grade.
Manhole Frame: In paved areas and traffic-ways, set frames flush with finished grade. Set
other manhole frames 1 inch (25 mm) above finished grade.
Install handholes with bottom below the frost line, 42”below grade.
Handhole Covers: In paved areas and traffic-ways, set surface flush with finished grade.
Set covers of other handholes 1 inch (25 mm) above finished grade.
Where indicated, cast handhole cover frame integrally with handhole structure.
C.
Drainage: Install drains in bottom of manholes where indicated. Coordinate with drainage
provisions indicated.
D.
Manhole Access: Circular opening in manhole roof; sized to match cover size.
1.
2.
Manholes with Fixed Ladders: Offset access opening from manhole centerlines to align with
ladder.
Install chimney, constructed of precast concrete collars and rings to support frame and cover
and to connect cover with manhole roof opening. Provide moisture-tight masonry joints and
waterproof grouting for cast-iron frame to chimney.
E.
Waterproofing: Apply waterproofing to exterior surfaces of manholes and handholes after concrete
has cured at least three days. Waterproofing materials and installation are specified in Division
07. After ducts have been connected and grouted, and before backfilling, waterproof joints and
connections and touch up abrasions and scars. Waterproof exterior of manhole chimneys after
mortar has cured at least three days. Joint between manhole and chimney shall be sealed with a
flexible epoxy or EPDM rubber seal.
F.
Hardware: Install removable hardware, including pulling eyes, cable stanchions, and cable arms
as required for installation and support of cables and conductors and as indicated.
G.
Fixed Manhole Ladders: Arrange to provide for safe entry with maximum clearance from cables
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and other items in manholes.
H.
Field-Installed Bolting Anchors in Manholes and Concrete Handholes: Do not drill deeper than 37/8 inches (98 mm) for manholes and 2 inches (50 mm) for handholes, for anchor bolts installed in
the field. Use a minimum of two anchors for each cable stanchion.
I.
Warning Sign: Install "Confined Space Hazard" warning sign on the inside surface of each manhole
cover.
3.6
INSTALLATION OF HANDHOLES AND BOXES
A.
Install handholes and boxes level and plumb and with orientation and depth coordinated with
connecting ducts to minimize bends and deflections required for proper entrances. Use box
extension if required to match depths of ducts, and seal joint between box and extension as
recommended by the manufacturer.
B.
Unless otherwise indicated, support units on a level bed of crushed stone or gravel, graded from
1/2-inch (12.7-mm) sieve to No. 4 (4.75-mm) sieve and compacted to same density as adjacent
undisturbed earth.
C.
Elevation: In paved areas and traffic-ways, set so cover surface will be flush with finished grade.
Set covers of other handholes 1 inch (25 mm) above finished grade.
D.
Install handholes and boxes with bottom below the frost line, 42” below grade.
E.
Install removable hardware, including pulling eyes, cable stanchions, cable arms, and insulators,
as required for installation and support of cables and conductors and as indicated. Select arm
lengths to be long enough to provide spare space for future cables, but short enough to preserve
adequate working clearances in the enclosure.
F.
Field-cut openings for ducts and conduits according to enclosure manufacturer's written
instructions. Cut wall of enclosure with a tool designed for material to be cut. Size holes for
terminating fittings to be used, and seal around penetrations after fittings are installed.
G.
For enclosures installed in asphalt paving and concrete and subject to occasional, non- deliberate,
heavy-vehicle loading, form and pour a concrete ring encircling, and in contact with, enclosure and
with top surface screeded to top of box cover frame. Bottom of ring shall rest on compacted earth.
1.
2.
3.7
Concrete: 3000 psi (20 kPa), 28-day strength, complying with Division 03 Concrete
Sections with a troweled finish.
Dimensions: 10 inches wide by 12 inches deep (250 mm wide by 300 mm deep).
GROUNDING
A.
3.8
Ground underground ducts and utility structures according to Division 26 Section "Grounding and
Bonding for Electrical Systems."
FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
A.
Perform the following tests and inspections and prepare test reports:
1.
Demonstrate capability and compliance with requirements on completion of installation of
underground ducts and utility structures.
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2.
3.
B.
3.9
Pull aluminum or wood test mandrel through duct to prove joint integrity and test for out- ofround duct. Provide mandrel equal to 80 percent fill of duct. If obstructions are indicated,
remove obstructions and retest.
Test manhole and handhole grounding to ensure electrical continuity of grounding and
bonding connections. Measure and report ground resistance as specified in Division 26
Section "Grounding and Bonding for Electrical Systems."
Correct deficiencies and retest as specified above to demonstrate compliance.
CLEANING
A.
Pull leather-washer-type duct cleaner, with graduated washer sizes, through full length of ducts.
Follow with rubber duct swab for final cleaning and to assist in spreading lubricant throughout
ducts.
B.
Clean internal surfaces of manholes, including sump. Remove foreign material.
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DIVISION 26 – SLEEVES
SECTION 26 0544 - SLEEVES AND SLEEVE SEALS FOR ELECTRICAL RACEWAYS & CABLING
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1
RELATED DOCUMENTS
A. Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and
Division 01 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
1.2
SUMMARY
A.
Section Includes:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Sleeves for raceway and cable penetration of non-fire-rated construction walls and
floors.
Sleeve-seal systems.
Sleeve-seal fittings.
Grout.
Silicone sealants. B. Related Requirements:
1. Comply with Division 07 Sections for penetration firestopping installed in fireresistancerated walls, horizontal assemblies, and smoke barriers, with and
without penetrating items.
1.3
1.4
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
All products shall be UL labeled for their intended use.
B.
Comply with FM Global requirements.
ACTION SUBMITTALS
A.
Product Data: For each type of product.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1
SLEEVES
A.
Wall Sleeves:
1.
Steel Pipe Sleeves: ASTM A 53/A 53M, Type E, Grade B, Schedule 40, zinc
coated, plain ends.
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B.
Sleeves for Conduits Penetrating Non-Fire-Rated Gypsum Board Assemblies:
Galvanized-steel sheet; 0.0239-inch (0.6-mm) minimum thickness; round tube closed with welded
longitudinal joint, with tabs for screw-fastening the sleeve to the board. C. Sleeves for Rectangular
Openings:
1.
2.
Material: Galvanized sheet steel.
Minimum Metal Thickness:
a.
For sleeve cross-section rectangle perimeter less than 50 inches (1270
mm) and with no side larger than 16 inches (400 mm), thickness shall be 0.052 inch
(1.3 mm).
b.
For sleeve cross-section rectangle perimeter 50 inches (1270 mm) or
more and one or more sides larger than 16 inches (400 mm), thickness shall be
0.138 inch (3.5 mm).
2.2
SLEEVE-SEAL SYSTEMS
A. Description: Modular sealing device, designed for field assembly, to fill annular space between
sleeve and raceway or cable.
1. Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide products by the
following:
a. Pipeline Seal & Insulator, Inc. (Link Seal).
2. Sealing Elements:
Rubber interlocking links shaped to fit surface of pipe. Include
type and number required for pipe material and size of pipe.
3.
Pressure Plates: Carbon Steel, Composite, Stainless Steel.
4.
Connecting Bolts and Nuts: Stainless steel of length required to secure pressure
plates to sealing elements.
2.3
SLEEVE-SEAL FITTINGS
A. Description: Manufactured plastic, sleeve-type, water-stop assembly made for embedding in
concrete slab or wall. Unit shall have plastic or rubber water-stop collar with center opening to
match piping OD.
1. Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide products by the following:
a. Pipeline Seal & Insulator, Inc. (Link Seal).
2.4
GROUT
A.
Description: Non-shrink; recommended for interior and exterior sealing openings in nonfire rated walls or floors.
B.
Standard: ASTM C 1107/C 1107M, Grade B, post-hardening and volume-adjusting, dry,
hydraulic-cement grout.
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C.
Design Mix: 5000-psi (34.5-MPa), 28-day compressive strength.
D.
Packaging: Premixed and factory packaged.
SILICONE SEALANTS
A.
Silicone Sealants: Single-component, silicone-based, neutral-curing elastomeric sealants
of grade indicated below.
1.
Grade: Pourable (self-leveling) formulation for openings in floors and other
horizontal surfaces that are not fire rated.
2.
Sealant shall have VOC content of 250 g/L or less when calculated according to
40 CFR 59, Subpart D (EPA Method 24).
PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1
SLEEVE INSTALLATION FOR NON-FIRE-RATED ELECTRICAL PENETRATIONS
A.
Comply with NECA 1.
B.
Comply with NEMA VE 2 for cable tray and cable penetrations.
C.
Sleeves for Conduits Penetrating Above-Grade Non-Fire-Rated Concrete and MasonryUnit Floors and Walls:
1. Interior Penetrations of Non-Fire-Rated Walls and Floors:
a.
b.
Seal annular space between sleeve and raceway or cable, using joint sealant
appropriate for size, depth, and location of joint. Comply with requirements in
Division 07 Sections for joint sealants
Seal space outside of sleeves with mortar or grout. Pack sealing material
solidly between sleeve and wall so no voids remain. Tool exposed surfaces
smooth; protect material while curing.
2.
Use pipe sleeves unless penetration arrangement requires rectangular sleeved
opening.
3.
Size pipe sleeves to provide 1/4-inch (6.4-mm) annular clear space between
sleeve and raceway or cable unless sleeve seal is to be installed.
4.
Install sleeves for wall penetrations unless core-drilled holes or formed openings
are used. Install sleeves during erection of walls. Cut sleeves to length for mounting flush
with both surfaces of walls. De-burr after cutting.
5.
Install sleeves for floor penetrations. Extend sleeves installed in floors 3 inches
(75 mm) above finished floor level. Install sleeves during erection of floors.
D.
Sleeves for Conduits Penetrating Non-Fire-Rated Gypsum Board Assemblies:
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1.
Use circular metal sleeves unless penetration arrangement requires rectangular
sleeved opening.
2.
Seal space outside of sleeves with approved joint compound for gypsum board
assemblies.
E.
Roof-Penetration Sleeves: Seal penetration of individual raceways and cables with flexible
boot-type flashing units applied in coordination with roofing work.
F.
Aboveground, Exterior-Wall Penetrations: Seal penetrations using cast-iron pipe sleeves
and mechanical sleeve seals. Select sleeve size to allow for 1-inch (25-mm) annular clear space
between pipe and sleeve for installing mechanical sleeve seals.
G.
Underground, Exterior-Wall and Floor Penetrations: Install cast-iron pipe sleeves. Size
sleeves to allow for 1-inch (25-mm) annular clear space between raceway or cable and sleeve for
installing sleeve-seal system.
3.2
SLEEVE-SEAL-SYSTEM INSTALLATION
A.
Install sleeve-seal systems in sleeves in exterior concrete walls and slabs-on-grade at
raceway entries into building.
B.
Install type and number of sealing elements recommended by manufacturer for raceway
or cable material and size. Position raceway or cable in center of sleeve. Assemble mechanical
sleeve seals and install in annular space between raceway or cable and sleeve. Tighten bolts
against pressure plates that cause sealing elements to expand and make watertight seal.
3.3
SLEEVE-SEAL-FITTING INSTALLATION
A.
Install sleeve-seal fittings in new walls and slabs as they are constructed.
B.
Assemble fitting components of length to be flush with both surfaces of concrete slabs and
walls. Position water-stop flange to be centered in concrete slab or wall. C. Secure nailing flanges
to concrete forms.
C. Using grout, seal the space around outside of sleeve-seal fittings.
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DIVISION 26 - ELECTRICAL
SECTION 26 0553 - ELECTRICAL IDENTIFICATION
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1
RELATED DOCUMENTS
A.
1.2
Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and Division 1 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
SUMMARY
A.
This Section includes the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
1.3
Identification for raceway.
Identification for conductors and communication and control cable.
Underground-line warning tape.
Warning labels and signs.
Equipment identification labels.
Miscellaneous identification products.
SUBMITTALS
A.
Product Data: For each electrical identification product indicated.
B.
Identification Schedule: An index of nomenclature of electrical equipment and system
components used in identification signs and labels.
1.4
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Comply with ANSI A13.1 and ANSI C2.
B.
Comply with NFPA 70.
C.
Comply with 29 CFR 1910.145.
1.5
COORDINATION
A.
Coordinate identification names, abbreviations, colors, and other features with requirements in
the Contract Documents, Shop Drawings, manufacturer's wiring diagrams, and the Operation
and Maintenance Manual, and with those required by codes, standards, and 29 CFR 1910.145.
Use consistent designations throughout Project.
B.
Coordinate installation of identifying devices with completion of covering and painting of
surfaces where devices are to be applied.
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C.
Coordinate installation of identifying devices with location of access panels and doors.
D.
Install identifying devices before installing acoustical ceilings and similar concealment.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1
RACEWAY IDENTIFICATION MATERIALS
A.
Comply with ANSI A13.1 for minimum size of letters for legend and for minimum length of color
field for each raceway and cable size.
B.
Color for Printed Legend:
1.
2.
Power Circuits: Black letters on an orange field.
Legend: Indicate system or service and voltage, if applicable.
C.
Self-Adhesive Vinyl Labels: Preprinted, flexible label laminated with a clear, weather- and
chemical-resistant coating and matching wraparound adhesive tape for securing ends of legend
label.
D.
Self-Adhesive Vinyl Tape: Colored, heavy duty, waterproof, fade resistant; 2 inches wide;
compounded for outdoor use.
2.2
CONDUCTOR
MATERIALS
AND
COMMUNICATION-
AND
CONTROL-CABLE
IDENTIFICATION
A.
Color-Coding Conductor Tape: Colored, self-adhesive vinyl tape not less than 3 mils thick by 1
to 2 inches wide.
B.
Write-On Tags: Polyester tag, 0.010 inch thick, with corrosion-resistant grommet and polyester
or nylon tie for attachment to conductor or cable.
1.
2.3
Marker for Tags:
manufacturer.
Permanent, waterproof, black ink marker recommended by tag
UNDERGROUND-LINE WARNING TAPE
A.
Description: Permanent, bright-colored, continuous-printed, polyethylene tape.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Not less than 6 inches wide by 4 mils thick.
Compounded for permanent direct-burial service.
Embedded continuous metallic strip or core.
Printed legend shall indicate type of underground line.
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DIVISION 26 - ELECTRICAL
WARNING LABELS AND SIGNS
A.
Comply with NFPA 70 and 29 CFR 1910.145.
B.
Self-Adhesive Warning Labels: Factory printed, multicolor, pressure-sensitive adhesive labels,
configured for display on front cover, door, or other access to equipment, unless otherwise
indicated.
C.
Warning label and sign shall include, but are not limited to, the following legends:
1.
2.
2.5
Multiple Power Source Warning: "DANGER - ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD EQUIPMENT HAS MULTIPLE POWER SOURCES."
Workspace Clearance Warning: "WARNING - OSHA REGULATION - AREA IN FRONT
OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT MUST BE KEPT CLEAR FOR 36 INCHES."
EQUIPMENT IDENTIFICATION LABELS
A.
2.6
Adhesive Film Label with Clear Protective Overlay: Machine printed, in black, by thermal
transfer or equivalent process. Minimum letter height shall be 3/8 inch. Overlay shall provide a
weatherproof and ultraviolet-resistant seal for label.
MISCELLANEOUS IDENTIFICATION PRODUCTS
A.
Cable Ties: Fungus-inert, self-extinguishing, 1-piece, self-locking, Type 6/6 nylon cable ties.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Minimum Width: 3/16 inch.
Tensile Strength: 50 lb, minimum.
Temperature Range: Minus 40 to plus 185 deg F.
Color: Black, except where used for color-coding.
B.
Paint: Paint materials and application requirements are specified in Division 9 painting
Sections.
C.
Fasteners for Labels and Signs: Self-tapping, stainless-steel screws or stainless-steel machine
screws with nuts and flat and lock washers.
PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1
APPLICATION
A.
Accessible Raceways, 600 V or Less, for Service, Feeder, and Branch Circuits More Than 50a:
Identify with orange self-adhesive vinyl label .
B.
Accessible Raceways and Cables of Auxiliary Systems: Identify the following systems with
color-coded, self-adhesive vinyl tape applied in bands:
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
DIVISION 26 - ELECTRICAL
Fire Alarm System: Red.
Fire-Suppression Supervisory and Control System: Red and yellow.
Combined Fire Alarm and Security System: Red and blue.
Security System: Blue and yellow.
Mechanical and Electrical Supervisory System: Green and blue.
Telecommunication System: Green and yellow.
Control Wiring: Green and red.
C.
Power-Circuit Conductor Identification: For secondary conductors No. 1/0 AWG and larger in
vaults, pull and junction boxes, use color-coding conductor tape . Identify source and circuit
number of each set of conductors. For single conductor cables, identify phase in addition to the
above.
D.
Branch-Circuit Conductor Identification: Where there are conductors for more than three branch
circuits in same junction or pull box, use
write-on tags. Identify each ungrounded conductor
according to source and circuit number.
E.
Conductors to Be Extended in the Future: Attach write-on tags to conductors and list source
and circuit number.
F.
Auxiliary Electrical Systems Conductor Identification: Identify field-installed alarm, control,
signal, sound, intercommunications, voice, and data connections.
1.
2.
3.
Identify conductors, cables, and terminals in enclosures and at junctions, terminals, and
pull points. Identify by system and circuit designation.
Use system of marker tape designations that is uniform and consistent with system used
by manufacturer for factory-installed connections.
Coordinate identification with Project Drawings, manufacturer's wiring diagrams, and
Operation and Maintenance Manual.
G.
Locations of Underground Lines: Identify with underground-line warning tape for power,
lighting, and communication. Install underground-line warning tape for both direct-buried cables
and cables in raceway.
H.
Warning Labels for Boxes, and Enclosures for Power and Lighting:
Comply with
29 CFR 1910.145 and apply self-adhesive warning labels . Identify system voltage with black
letters on an orange background. Apply to exterior of door, cover, or other access.
1.
Equipment with Multiple Power or Control Sources: Apply to door or cover of equipment
including, but not limited to, the following:
a.
b.
2.
I.
Power transfer switches.
Controls with external control power connections.
Equipment Requiring Workspace Clearance According to NFPA 70: Unless otherwise
indicated, apply to door or cover of equipment but not on flush panelboards and similar
equipment in finished spaces.
Equipment Identification Labels: On each unit of equipment, install unique designation label
that is consistent with wiring diagrams, schedules, and Operation and Maintenance Manual.
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Apply labels to disconnect switches and protection equipment, central or master units, control
panels, control stations, terminal cabinets, and racks of each system. Systems include power,
lighting, control, communication, signal, monitoring, and alarm systems unless equipment is
provided with its own identification.
1.
Labeling Instructions:
a.
b.
c.
2.
Equipment to Be Labeled:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
h.
i.
j.
k.
l.
3.2
Indoor Equipment: Adhesive film label . Unless otherwise indicated, provide a
single line of text with 1/2-inch- high letters on 1-1/2-inch- high label; where 2 lines
of text are required, use labels 2 inches high.
Outdoor Equipment: Engraved, laminated acrylic or melamine label.
Elevated Components: Increase sizes of labels and letters to those appropriate for
viewing from the floor.
Panelboards, electrical cabinets, and enclosures.
Access doors and panels for concealed electrical items.
Emergency system boxes and enclosures.
Disconnect switches.
Motor starters.
Power transfer equipment.
Contactors.
Remote-controlled switches, dimmer modules, and control devices.
Power-generating units.
Voice and data cable terminal equipment.
Fire-alarm control panel and annunciators.
Security and intrusion-detection control stations, control panels, terminal cabinets,
and racks.
INSTALLATION
A.
Verify identity of each item before installing identification products.
B.
Location: Install identification materials and devices at locations for most convenient viewing
without interference with operation and maintenance of equipment.
C.
Apply identification devices to surfaces that require finish after completing finish work.
D.
Self-Adhesive Identification Products: Clean surfaces before application, using materials and
methods recommended by manufacturer of identification device.
E.
Attach nonadhesive signs and plastic labels with screws and auxiliary hardware appropriate to
the location and substrate.
F.
System Identification Color Banding for Raceways and Cables: Each color band shall
completely encircle cable or conduit. Place adjacent bands of two-color markings in contact,
side by side. Locate bands at changes in direction, at penetrations of walls and floors, at 50foot maximum intervals in straight runs, and at 25-foot maximum intervals in congested areas.
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DIVISION 26 - ELECTRICAL
Color-Coding for Phase and Voltage Level Identification, 600 V and Less: Use the colors listed
below for ungrounded feeder conductors.
1.
2.
Color shall be factory applied or, for sizes larger than No. 10 AWG if authorities having
jurisdiction permit, field applied.
Colors for 208/120-V Circuits:
a.
b.
c.
3.
Colors for 480/277-V Circuits:
a.
b.
c.
4.
Phase A: Black.
Phase B: Red.
Phase C: Blue.
Phase A: Brown.
Phase B: Orange.
Phase C: Yellow.
Field-Applied, Color-Coding Conductor Tape: Apply in half-lapped turns for a minimum
distance of 6 inches from terminal points and in boxes where splices or taps are made.
Apply last two turns of tape with no tension to prevent possible unwinding. Locate bands
to avoid obscuring factory cable markings.
H.
Underground-Line Warning Tape:
During backfilling of trenches install continuous
underground-line warning tape directly above line at 6 to 8 inches below finished grade. Use
multiple tapes where width of multiple lines installed in a common trench exceeds 16 inches
overall.
I.
Painted Identification:
Sections.
Prepare surface and apply paint according to Division 9 painting
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SECTION 26 0923 - LIGHTING CONTROL DEVICES
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1
RELATED DOCUMENTS
A.
1.2
Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and Division 1 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
SUMMARY
A.
This Section includes the following lighting control devices:
1.
2.
3.
4.
1.3
Time switches.
Outdoor and indoor photoelectric switches.
Indoor occupancy sensors.
Lighting contactors.
DEFINITIONS
A.
LED: Light-emitting diode.
B.
PIR: Passive infrared.
1.4
SUBMITTALS
A.
Product Data: For each type of product indicated.
B.
Shop Drawings: Show installation details for occupancy and light-level sensors.
1.
Interconnection diagrams showing field-installed wiring.
C.
Field quality-control test reports.
D.
Operation and Maintenance Data: For each type of product to include in emergency, operation,
and maintenance manuals.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Electrical Components, Devices, and Accessories: Listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70,
Article 100, by a testing agency acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction, and marked for
intended use.
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COORDINATION
A.
Coordinate layout and installation of ceiling-mounted devices with other construction that
penetrates ceilings or is supported by them, including light fixtures, HVAC equipment, smoke
detectors, fire-suppression system, and partition assemblies.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1
TIME SWITCHES
A.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers offering
products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
B.
Electronic Time Switches: Electronic, solid-state programmable units with alphanumeric
display; complying with UL 917.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
2.2
Area Lighting Research, Inc.; Tyco Electronics.
Grasslin Controls Corporation; a GE Industrial Systems Company.
Intermatic, Inc.
Leviton Mfg. Company Inc.
Lightolier Controls; a Genlyte Company.
Lithonia Lighting; Acuity Lighting Group, Inc.
Paragon Electric Co.; Invensys Climate Controls.
Square D; Schneider Electric.
TORK.
Touch-Plate, Inc.
Watt Stopper (The).
Contact Configuration: DPDT.
Contact Rating: 30-A inductive or resistive, 240-V ac.
Program: 8 on-off set points on a 24-hour schedule and an annual holiday schedule that
overrides the weekly operation on holidays.
Circuitry: Allow connection of a photoelectric relay as substitute for on-off function of a
program.
Astronomic Time: All channels.
Battery Backup: For schedules and time clock.
OUTDOOR PHOTOELECTRIC SWITCHES
A.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers offering
products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Area Lighting Research, Inc.; Tyco Electronics.
Grasslin Controls Corporation; a GE Industrial Systems Company.
Intermatic, Inc.
Lithonia Lighting; Acuity Lighting Group, Inc.
Novitas, Inc.
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7.
8.
9.
10.
B.
Paragon Electric Co.; Invensys Climate Controls.
Square D; Schneider Electric.
TORK.
Touch-Plate, Inc.
Watt Stopper (The).
Description: Solid state, with SPST dry contacts rated for 1800 VA to operate connected load,
relay, or contactor coils; complying with UL 773.
1.
2.
3.
4.
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Light-Level Monitoring Range: 1.5 to 10 fc, with an adjustment for turn-on and turn-off
levels within that range.
Time Delay: 30-second minimum, to prevent false operation.
Lightning Arrester: Air-gap type.
Mounting: Twist lock complying with IEEE C136.10, with base.
INDOOR PHOTOELECTRIC SWITCHES
A.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers offering
products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
B.
Allen-Bradley/Rockwell Automation.
Area Lighting Research, Inc.; Tyco Electronics.
Eaton Electrical Inc; Cutler-Hammer Products.
Grasslin Controls Corporation; a GE Industrial Systems Company.
Intermatic, Inc.
Lithonia Lighting; Acuity Lighting Group, Inc.
MicroLite Lighting Control Systems.
Novitas, Inc.
Paragon Electric Co.; Invensys Climate Controls.
Square D; Schneider Electric.
TORK.
Touch-Plate, Inc.
Watt Stopper (The).
Ceiling-Mounted Photoelectric Switch: Solid-state, light-level sensor unit, with separate relay
unit, to detect changes in lighting levels that are perceived by the eye. Cadmium sulfide
photoresistors are not acceptable.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Sensor Output: Contacts rated to operate the associated relay, complying with UL 773A.
Sensor shall be powered from the relay unit.
Relay Unit: Dry contacts rated for 20-A ballast load at 120- and 277-V ac, for 13-A
tungsten at 120-V ac, and for 1 hp at 120-V ac. Power supply to sensor shall be 24-V dc,
150-mA, Class 2 power source as defined by NFPA 70.
Light-Level Monitoring Range: 10 to 200 fc, with an adjustment for turn-on and turn-off
levels within that range.
Time Delay: Adjustable from 5 to 300 seconds to prevent cycling, with deadband
adjustment.
Indicator: Two LEDs to indicate the beginning of on-off cycles.
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INDOOR OCCUPANCY SENSORS
A.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers offering
products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
B.
Hubbell Lighting.
Leviton Mfg. Company Inc.
Lithonia Lighting; Acuity Lighting Group, Inc.
Novitas, Inc.
Sensor Switch, Inc.
TORK.
Watt Stopper (The).
General Description: Wall- or ceiling-mounting, solid-state units with a separate relay unit.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Operation: Unless otherwise indicated, turn lights on when covered area is occupied and
off when unoccupied; with a time delay for turning lights off, adjustable over a minimum
range of 1 to 15 minutes.
Sensor Output: Contacts rated to operate the connected relay, complying with UL 773A.
Sensor shall be powered from the relay unit.
Relay Unit: Dry contacts rated for 20-A ballast load at 120- and 277-V ac, for 13-A
tungsten at 120-V ac, and for 1 hp at 120-V ac. Power supply to sensor shall be 24-V dc,
150-mA, Class 2 power source as defined by NFPA 70.
Mounting:
a.
b.
c.
5.
6.
7.
C.
Sensor: Suitable for mounting in any position on a standard outlet box.
Relay: Externally mounted through a 1/2-inch knockout in a standard electrical
enclosure.
Time-Delay and Sensitivity Adjustments: Recessed and concealed behind hinged
door.
Indicator: LED, to show when motion is being detected during testing and normal
operation of the sensor.
Bypass Switch: Override the on function in case of sensor failure.
Automatic Light-Level Sensor: Adjustable from 2 to 200 fc; keep lighting off when
selected lighting level is present.
Dual-Technology Type: Ceiling mounting; detect occupancy by using a combination of PIR and
ultrasonic detection methods in area of coverage. Particular technology or combination of
technologies that controls on-off functions shall be selectable in the field by operating controls
on unit.
1.
2.
3.
Sensitivity Adjustment: Separate for each sensing technology.
Detector Sensitivity: Detect occurrences of 6-inch- minimum movement of any portion of
a human body that presents a target of not less than 36 sq. in., and detect a person of
average size and weight moving not less than 12 inches in either a horizontal or a vertical
manner at an approximate speed of 12 inches/s.
Detection Coverage (Standard Room): Detect occupancy anywhere within a circular
area of 1000 sq. ft. when mounted on a 96-inch- high ceiling.
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LIGHTING CONTACTORS
A.
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers offering
products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
B.
Description: Electrically operated and mechanically held, , complying with NEMA ICS 2 and
UL 508.
1.
2.
3.
4.
C.
2.6
Allen-Bradley/Rockwell Automation.
ASCO Power Technologies, LP; a division of Emerson Electric Co.
Eaton Electrical Inc.; Cutler-Hammer Products.
GE Industrial Systems; Total Lighting Control.
Grasslin Controls Corporation; a GE Industrial Systems Company.
Hubbell Lighting.
Lithonia Lighting; Acuity Lighting Group, Inc.
Square D; Schneider Electric.
TORK.
Touch-Plate, Inc.
Watt Stopper (The).
Current Rating for Switching: Listing or rating consistent with type of load served,
including tungsten filament, inductive, and high-inrush ballast (ballast with 15 percent or
less total harmonic distortion of normal load current).
Fault Current Withstand Rating: Equal to or exceeding the available fault current at the
point of installation.
Enclosure: Comply with NEMA 250.
Provide with control and pilot devices as indicated on Drawings, matching the NEMA type
specified for the enclosure.
BAS Interface: Provide hardware interface to enable the BAS to monitor and control lighting
contactors.
1.
Control: On-off operation,.
CONDUCTORS AND CABLES
A.
Power Wiring to Supply Side of Remote-Control Power Sources: Not smaller than No. 12 AWG.
Comply with requirements in Division 16 Section "Conductors and Cables."
B.
Classes 2 and 3 Control Cable: Multiconductor cable with stranded-copper conductors not
smaller than No. 18 AWG. Comply with requirements in Division 16 Section "Conductors and
Cables."
C.
Class 1 Control Cable: Multiconductor cable with stranded-copper conductors not smaller than
No. AWG. Comply with requirements in Division 16 Section "Conductors and Cables."
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PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1
SENSOR INSTALLATION
A.
3.2
Install and aim sensors in locations to achieve not less than 90 percent coverage of areas
indicated. Do not exceed coverage limits specified in manufacturer's written instructions.
CONTACTOR INSTALLATION
A.
3.3
Mount electrically held lighting contactors with elastomeric isolator pads, to eliminate structureborne vibration, unless contactors are installed in an enclosure with factory-installed vibration
isolators.
WIRING INSTALLATION
A.
Wiring Method: Comply with Division 16 Section "Conductors and Cables." Minimum conduit
size shall be 1/2 inch.
B.
Wiring within Enclosures: Comply with NECA 1. Separate power-limited and nonpower-limited
conductors according to conductor manufacturer's written instructions.
C.
Size conductors according to lighting control device manufacturer's written instructions, unless
otherwise indicated.
D.
Splices, Taps, and Terminations: Make connections only on numbered terminal strips in
junction, pull, and outlet boxes; terminal cabinets; and equipment enclosures.
3.4
IDENTIFICATION
A.
Identify components and power and control wiring according to Division 16 Section "Electrical
Identification."
1.
2.
B.
3.5
Identify controlled circuits in lighting contactors.
Identify circuits or luminaries controlled by photoelectric and occupancy sensors at each
sensor.
Label time switches and contactors with a unique designation.
FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
A.
Perform the following field tests and inspections and prepare test reports:
1.
2.
After installing time switches and sensors, and after electrical circuitry has been
energized, adjust and test for compliance with requirements.
Operational Test: Verify operation of each lighting control device, and adjust time delays.
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Lighting control devices that fail tests and inspections are defective work.
ADJUSTING
A.
3.7
Occupancy Adjustments: When requested within 12 months of date of Substantial Completion,
provide on-site assistance in adjusting sensors to suit occupied conditions. Provide up to two
visits to Project during other-than-normal occupancy hours for this purpose.
DEMONSTRATION
A.
Coordinate demonstration of products specified in this Section with demonstration requirements
for low-voltage, programmable lighting control system specified in Division 13 Section "Lighting
Controls."
B.
Engage a factory-authorized service representative to train Owner's maintenance personnel to
adjust, operate, and maintain lighting control devices.
Refer to Division 1 Section
"Demonstration and Training."
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SECTION 26 2726 - WIRING DEVICES
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1
RELATED DOCUMENTS
A.
1.2
Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and Division 1 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
SUMMARY
A.
This Section includes the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
B.
Related Sections include the following:
1.
1.3
Receptacles, receptacles with integral GFCI, and associated device plates.
Twist-locking receptacles.
Snap switches and wall-box dimmers.
Wall-switch and exterior occupancy sensors.
Communications outlets.
Cord and plug sets.
Floor service outlets, poke-through assemblies, service poles, and multioutlet
assemblies.
Division 16 Section "Voice and Data Communication Cabling" for workstation outlets.
DEFINITIONS
A.
EMI: Electromagnetic interference.
B.
GFCI: Ground-fault circuit interrupter.
C.
Pigtail: Short lead used to connect a device to a branch-circuit conductor.
D.
RFI: Radio-frequency interference.
E.
TVSS: Transient voltage surge suppressor.
F.
UTP: Unshielded twisted pair.
1.4
SUBMITTALS
A.
Product Data: For each type of product indicated.
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B.
Shop Drawings: List of legends and description of materials and process used for premarking
wall plates.
C.
Operation and Maintenance Data: For wiring devices to include in all manufacturers' packing
label warnings and instruction manuals that include labeling conditions.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Electrical Components, Devices, and Accessories: Listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70,
Article 100, by a testing agency acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction, and marked for
intended use.
B.
Comply with NFPA 70.
1.6
COORDINATION
A.
Receptacles for Owner-Furnished Equipment: Match plug configurations.
1.
Cord and Plug Sets: Match equipment requirements.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Manufacturers' Names:
Shortened versions (shown in parentheses) of the following
manufacturers' names are used in other Part 2 articles:
1.
2.
3.
4.
2.2
Cooper Wiring Devices; a division of Cooper Industries, Inc. (Cooper).
Hubbell Incorporated; Wiring Device-Kellems (Hubbell).
Leviton Mfg. Company Inc. (Leviton).
Pass & Seymour/Legrand; Wiring Devices & Accessories (Pass & Seymour).
STRAIGHT BLADE RECEPTACLES
A.
Convenience Receptacles, 125 V, 20 A: Comply with NEMA WD 1, NEMA WD 6 configuration
5-20R, and UL 498.
1.
Available Products: Subject to compliance with requirements, products that may be
incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
a.
b.
c.
d.
WIRING DEVICES
Cooper; 5351 (single), 5352 (duplex).
Hubbell; HBL5351 (single), CR5352 (duplex).
Leviton; 5891 (single), 5352 (duplex).
Pass & Seymour; 5381 (single), 5352 (duplex).
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DIVISION 26 - ELECTRICAL
GFCI RECEPTACLES
A.
General Description: Straight blade, feed non-feed-through type. Comply with NEMA WD 1,
NEMA WD 6, UL 498, and UL 943, Class A, and include indicator light that is lighted when
device is tripped.
B.
Duplex GFCI Convenience Receptacles, 125 V, 20 A:
1.
Available Products: Subject to compliance with requirements, products that may be
incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
a.
b.
2.4
Cooper; GF20.
Pass & Seymour; 2084.
TWIST-LOCKING RECEPTACLES
A.
Single Convenience Receptacles, 125 V, 20 A:
configuration L5-20R, and UL 498.
1.
2.
Available Products: Subject to compliance with requirements, products that may be
incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
Products: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide one of the following:
a.
b.
c.
d.
2.5
Comply with NEMA WD 1, NEMA WD 6
Cooper; L520R.
Hubbell; HBL2310.
Leviton; 2310.
Pass & Seymour; L520-R.
CORD AND PLUG SETS
A.
Description: Match voltage and current ratings and number of conductors to requirements of
equipment being connected.
1.
2.
2.6
Cord: Rubber-insulated, stranded-copper conductors, with Type SOW-A jacket; with
green-insulated grounding conductor and equipment-rating ampacity plus a minimum of
30 percent.
Plug: Nylon body and integral cable-clamping jaws. Match cord and receptacle type for
connection.
SNAP SWITCHES
A.
Comply with NEMA WD 1 and UL 20.
B.
Switches, 120/277 V, 20 A:
1.
Available Products: Subject to compliance with requirements, products that may be
incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
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a.
b.
c.
d.
C.
Cooper; 2221 (single pole), 2222 (two pole), 2223 (three way), 2224 (four way).
Hubbell; CS1221 (single pole), CS1222 (two pole), CS1223 (three way), CS1224
(four way).
Leviton; 1221-2 (single pole), 1222-2 (two pole), 1223-2 (three way), 1224-2 (four
way).
Pass & Seymour; 20AC1 (single pole), 20AC2 (two pole), 20AC3 (three way),
20AC4 (four way).
Single-Pole, Double-Throw, Momentary Contact, Center-Off Switches, 120/277 V, 20 A; for use
with mechanically held lighting contactors.
1.
Available Products: Subject to compliance with requirements, products that may be
incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
a.
b.
c.
d.
2.7
DIVISION 26 - ELECTRICAL
Cooper; 1995.
Hubbell; HBL1557.
Leviton; 1257.
Pass & Seymour; 1251.
COMMUNICATIONS OUTLETS
A.
Telephone Outlet:
1.
Available Products: Subject to compliance with requirements, products that may be
incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
a.
b.
2.
2.8
Cooper; 3560-6.
Leviton; 40649.
Description: Single RJ-45 jack for terminating 100-ohm, balanced, four-pair UTP;
TIA/EIA-568-B.1; complying with Category 5e. Comply with UL 1863.
WALL PLATES
A.
Single and combination types to match corresponding wiring devices.
1.
2.
3.
4.
B.
Plate-Securing Screws: Metal with head color to match plate finish.
Material for Finished Spaces: 0.035-inch- thick, satin-finished stainless steel.
Material for Unfinished Spaces: Galvanized steel.
Material for Damp Locations: Cast aluminum with spring-loaded lift cover, and listed and
labeled for use in "wet locations."
Wet-Location, Weatherproof Cover Plates: NEMA 250, complying with type 3R weatherresistant, die-cast aluminum with lockable cover.
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FLOOR SERVICE FITTINGS
A.
Type: Modular, flush-type and above-floor, dual-service units suitable for wiring method used.
B.
Compartments: Barrier separates power from voice and data communication cabling.
C.
Service Plate: Round, die-cast aluminum with satin finish.
D.
Power Receptacle: NEMA WD 6 configuration 5-20R, gray finish, unless otherwise indicated.
E.
Voice and Data Communication Outlet: Two modular, keyed, color-coded, RJ-45 Category 5e
jacks for UTP cable.
2.10
A.
POKE-THROUGH ASSEMBLIES
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers offering
products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
B.
Description:
Factory-fabricated and -wired assembly of below-floor junction box with
multichanneled, through-floor raceway/firestop unit and detachable matching floor service outlet
assembly.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
2.11
A.
Hubbell Incorporated; Wiring Device-Kellems.
Pass & Seymour/Legrand; Wiring Devices & Accessories.
Square D/ Schneider Electric.
Thomas & Betts Corporation.
Wiremold Company (The).
Service Outlet Assembly: See details on drawings Pedestal type with services indicated.
Size: Selected to fit nominal 4-inch cored holes in floor and matched to floor thickness.
Fire Rating: Unit is listed and labeled for fire rating of floor-ceiling assembly.
Closure Plug: Arranged to close unused 4-inch cored openings and reestablish fire rating
of floor.
Wiring Raceways and Compartments: For a minimum of four No. 12 AWG conductors
and a minimum of four, 4-pair, Category 5e voice and data communication cables.
FINISHES
Color: Wiring device catalog numbers in Section Text do not designate device color.
1.
2.
Wiring Devices Connected to Normal Power System: As selected by Architect, unless
otherwise indicated or required by NFPA 70 or device listing.
Wiring Devices Connected to Emergency Power System: Red.
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PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1
INSTALLATION
A.
Comply with NECA 1, including the mounting heights listed in that standard, unless otherwise
noted.
1.
2.
3.
4.
B.
Conductors:
1.
2.
3.
C.
Do not strip insulation from conductors until just before they are spliced or terminated on
devices.
Strip insulation evenly around the conductor using tools designed for the purpose. Avoid
scoring or nicking of solid wire or cutting strands from stranded wire.
The length of free conductors at outlets for devices shall meet provisions of NFPA 70,
Article 300, without pigtails.
Device Installation:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
D.
Take steps to insure that devices and their boxes are protected. Do not place wall finish
materials over device boxes and do not cut holes for boxes with routers that are guided
by riding against outside of the boxes.
Keep outlet boxes free of plaster, drywall joint compound, mortar, cement, concrete, dust,
paint, and other material that may contaminate the raceway system, conductors, and
cables.
Install device boxes in brick or block walls so that the cover plate does not cross a joint
unless the joint is troweled flush with the face of the wall.
Install wiring devices after all wall preparation, including painting, is complete.
Replace all devices that have been in temporary use during construction or that show
signs that they were installed before building finishing operations were complete.
Keep each wiring device in its package or otherwise protected until it is time to connect
conductors.
Do not remove surface protection, such as plastic film and smudge covers, until the last
possible moment.
Connect devices to branch circuits using pigtails that are not less than 6 inches in length.
When there is a choice, use side wiring with binding-head screw terminals. Wrap solid
conductor tightly clockwise, 2/3 to 3/4 of the way around terminal screw.
Use a torque screwdriver when a torque is recommended or required by the
manufacturer.
When conductors larger than No. 12 AWG are installed on 15- or 20-A circuits, splice
No. 12 AWG pigtails for device connections.
Tighten unused terminal screws on the device.
When mounting into metal boxes, remove the fiber or plastic washers used to hold device
mounting screws in yokes, allowing metal-to-metal contact.
Receptacle Orientation:
1.
Install ground pin of vertically mounted receptacles up, and on horizontally mounted
receptacles to the right.
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E.
Device Plates: Do not use oversized or extra-deep plates. Repair wall finishes and remount
outlet boxes when standard device plates do not fit flush or do not cover rough wall opening.
F.
Arrangement of Devices: Unless otherwise indicated, mount flush, with long dimension vertical
and with grounding terminal of receptacles on top. Group adjacent switches under single,
multigang wall plates.
G.
Adjust locations of floor service outlets to suit arrangement of partitions and furnishings.
3.2
IDENTIFICATION
A.
Comply with Division 16 Section "Electrical Identification."
1.
3.3
Receptacles: Identify panelboard and circuit number from which served. Use hot,
stamped or engraved machine printing with black-filled lettering on face of plate, and
durable wire markers or tags inside outlet boxes.
FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
A.
Perform tests and inspections and prepare test reports.
1.
Test Instruments: Use instruments that comply with UL 1436.
2.
Test Instrument for Convenience Receptacles: Digital wiring analyzer with digital readout
or illuminated LED indicators of measurement.
B.
Tests for Convenience Receptacles:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Line Voltage: Acceptable range is 105 to 132 V.
Percent Voltage Drop under 15-A Load: A value of 6 percent or higher is not acceptable.
Ground Impedance: Values of up to 2 ohms are acceptable.
GFCI Trip: Test for tripping values specified in UL 1436 and UL 943.
Using the test plug, verify that the device and its outlet box are securely mounted.
The tests shall be diagnostic, indicating damaged conductors, high resistance at the
circuit breaker, poor connections, inadequate fault current path, defective devices, or
similar problems. Correct circuit conditions, remove malfunctioning units and replace
with new ones, and retest as specified above.
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SECTION 26 2816 - ENCLOSED SWITCHES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1
RELATED DOCUMENTS
A.
1.2
Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and other Division 01 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
SUMMARY
A.
Section Includes:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
1.3
Fusible switches.
Non-fusible switches.
Shunt trip switches.
Molded-case circuit breakers (MCCBs).
Molded-case switches.
Enclosures.
DEFINITIONS
A.
NC: Normally closed.
B.
NO: Normally open.
C.
SPDT: Single pole, double throw.
1.4
ACTION SUBMITTALS
A.
Product Data: For each type of enclosed switch, circuit breaker, accessory, and component
indicated. Include dimensioned elevations, sections, weights, and manufacturers' technical data
on features, performance, electrical characteristics, ratings, accessories, and finishes.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
B.
Enclosure types and details for types other than NEMA 250, Type 1.
Current and voltage ratings.
Short-circuit current ratings (interrupting and withstand, as appropriate).
Detail features, characteristics, ratings, and factory settings of individual overcurrent
protective devices, accessories, and auxiliary components.
Include time-current coordination curves (average melt) for each type and rating of
overcurrent protective device; include selectable ranges for each type of overcurrent
protective device.
Shop Drawings: For enclosed switches and circuit breakers. Include plans, elevations, sections,
details, and attachments to other work.
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1.5
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Wiring Diagrams: For power, signal, and control wiring.
INFORMATIONAL SUBMITTALS
A.
Field quality-control reports.
1.
2.
3.
B.
1.6
Test procedures used.
Test results that comply with requirements.
Results of failed tests and corrective action taken to achieve test results that comply with
requirements.
Manufacturer's field service report.
CLOSEOUT SUBMITTALS
A.
1.7
Operation and Maintenance Data: For enclosed switches and circuit breakers to include in
emergency, operation, and maintenance manuals. In addition to items specified in Division 01
Section "Operation and Maintenance Data," include the following:
1.
Manufacturer's written instructions for testing and adjusting enclosed switches and circuit
breakers.
2.
Time-current coordination curves (average melt) for each type and rating of overcurrent
protective device; include selectable ranges for each type of overcurrent protective device.
MAINTENANCE MATERIAL SUBMITTALS
A.
Furnish extra materials that match products installed and that are packaged with protective
covering for storage and identified with labels describing contents.
1.
2.
1.8
Fuses no fewer than three (3) of each size and type.
Fuse Pullers: one for each size and type.
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Source Limitations: Obtain enclosed switches and circuit breakers, overcurrent protective devices,
components, and accessories, within same product category, from single source from single
manufacturer.
B.
Product Selection for Restricted Space: Drawings indicate maximum dimensions for enclosed
switches and circuit breakers, including clearances between enclosures, and adjacent surfaces
and other items. Comply with indicated maximum dimensions.
C.
Electrical Components, Devices, and Accessories: Listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70, by
UL and marked for intended location and application.
D.
Comply with NFPA 70.
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DIVISION 26 – ELECTRICAL
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
Environmental Limitations: Rate equipment for continuous operation under the following conditions
unless otherwise indicated:
1.
1.10
A.
2.
Ambient Temperature: Not less than minus 22 deg F (minus 30 deg C)
exceeding 104 deg F (40 deg C).
Altitude: Not exceeding 6600 feet (2010 m).
3.
Comply with NFPA 70E.
and not
COORDINATION
Coordinate layout and installation of switches, circuit breakers, and components with equipment
served and adjacent surfaces. Maintain required workspace clearances and required clearances
for equipment access doors and panels.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1
FUSIBLE SWITCHES
A.
Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide products by one of the following:
1.
2.
3.
2.2
Eaton Electrical Inc.; Cutler-Hammer Business Unit.
General Electric Company; GE Consumer & Industrial - Electrical Distribution.
Square D; a brand of Schneider Electric.
B.
Type HD, Heavy Duty, Single Throw, [240] [600]-V ac, 1200 A and Smaller: UL 98 and NEMA KS
1, horsepower rated, with clips or bolt pads to accommodate specified fuses, lockable handle with
capability to accept three padlocks, and interlocked with cover in closed position.
C.
Accessories:
1.
Equipment Ground Kit: Internally mounted and labeled for copper and aluminum ground
conductors.
2.
Neutral Kit: Internally mounted; insulated, capable of being grounded and bonded;
labeled for copper and aluminum neutral conductors.
3.
Isolated Ground Kit: Internally mounted; insulated, capable of being grounded and
bonded; labeled for copper and aluminum neutral conductors.
4.
Class R Fuse Kit: Provides rejection of other fuse types when Class R fuses are
specified.
5.
Auxiliary Contact Kit: One NO/NC (Form "C") auxiliary contact(s), arranged to activate
before switch blades open.
6.
Lugs: Mechanical type, suitable for number, size, and conductor material.
7.
Service-Rated Switches: Labeled for use as service equipment.
8.
Accessory Control Power Voltage: Remote mounted and powered; 120-V ac.
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DIVISION 26 – ELECTRICAL
Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide products by one of the following:
1.
Eaton Electrical Inc.; Cutler-Hammer Business Unit.
2.
3.
General Electric Company; GE Consumer & Industrial - Electrical Distribution.
Square D; a brand of Schneider Electric.
B.
Type HD, Heavy Duty, Single Throw, 240-V ac, 1200 A and Smaller: UL 98 and NEMA KS 1,
horsepower rated, lockable handle with capability to accept three padlocks, and interlocked with
cover in closed position.
C.
Accessories:
1.
Equipment Ground Kit: Internally mounted and labeled for copper and aluminum ground
conductors.
2.
Neutral Kit: Internally mounted; insulated, capable of being grounded and bonded;
labeled for copper and aluminum neutral conductors.
3.
Isolated Ground Kit: Internally mounted; insulated, capable of being grounded and
bonded; labeled for copper and aluminum neutral conductors.
4.
Auxiliary Contact Kit: One NO/NC (Form "C") auxiliary contact(s), arranged to activate
before switch blades open.
5.
Lugs: Mechanical type, suitable for number, size, and conductor material.
6.
Accessory Control Power Voltage: Remote mounted and powered; 120-V ac.
2.3
SHUNT TRIP SWITCHES
A.
Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide products by one of the following:
1.
2.
3.
Cooper Bussmann, Inc.
Mersen USA (Ferraz Shawmut, Inc.)
Eaton Corp. Electrical Group.
B.
General Requirements: Comply with ASME A17.1, UL 50, and UL 98, with 200-kA interrupting and
short-circuit current rating when fitted with Class J fuses.
C.
Switches: Three-pole, horsepower rated, with integral shunt trip mechanism and Class J fuse
block; lockable handle with capability to accept three padlocks; interlocked with cover in closed
position.
D.
Control Circuit: 120-V ac; obtained from integral control power transformer, with primary and
secondary fuses, with a control power transformer of enough capacity to operate shunt trip,
connected pilot, and indicating and control devices.
E.
Accessories:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Oiltight key switch for key-to-test function.
Oiltight red ON pilot light.
Isolated neutral lug; 100 percent rating.
Mechanically interlocked auxiliary contacts that change state when switch is opened and
closed.
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Form C alarm contacts that change state when switch is tripped.
6.
7.
2.4
Three-pole, double-throw, fire-safety and a l a r m relay; 120-V coil voltage.
Three-pole, double-throw, fire-alarm voltage monitoring relay complying with NFPA 72.
MOLDED-CASE CIRCUIT BREAKERS
A.
Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide products by one of the following:
1.
2.
3.
Eaton Corp. Electrical Group.
General Electric Company; GE Consumer & Industrial - Electrical Distribution.
Square D; a brand of Schneider Electric.
B.
General Requirements: Comply with UL 489, NEMA AB 1, and NEMA AB 3, with interrupting
capacity to comply with available fault currents.
C.
Thermal-Magnetic Circuit Breakers: Inverse time-current element for low-level overloads and
instantaneous magnetic trip element for short circuits. Adjustable magnetic trip setting for circuitbreaker frame sizes 250 A up to 400 A.
D.
Adjustable, Instantaneous-Trip Circuit Breakers: Magnetic trip element with front-mounted, fieldadjustable trip setting.
E.
Electronic Trip Circuit Breakers: 400 A and larger. Field-replaceable rating plug, rms sensing, with
the following field-adjustable settings:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Instantaneous trip.
Long- and short-time pickup levels.
Long- and short-time time adjustments.
2
Ground-fault pickup level, time delay, and I t response.
F.
Ground-Fault, Circuit-Interrupter (GFCI) Circuit Breakers: Single- and two-pole configurations with
Class A ground-fault protection (6-mA trip).
G.
Ground-Fault, Equipment-Protection (GFEP) Circuit Breakers: Single- and two-pole configurations
with Class B ground-fault protection (30-mA trip).
H.
Features and Accessories:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Standard frame sizes, trip ratings, and number of poles.
Lugs: Mechanical type, suitable for number, size, trip ratings, and conductor material.
Application Listing: Appropriate for application; Type SWD for switching fluorescent lighting
loads; Type HID for feeding fluorescent and high-intensity discharge lighting circuits.
Ground-Fault Protection: Comply with UL 1053; integrally mounted, self-powered type with
mechanical ground-fault indicator; relay with adjustable pickup and time-delay settings,
push-to-test feature, internal memory, and shunt trip unit; and three-phase, zero- sequence
current transformer/sensor.
Shunt Trip: Trip coil energized from separate circuit, with coil-clearing contact.
Auxiliary Contacts: One SPDT switch with "a" and "b" contacts; "a" contacts mimic circuit-
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breaker contacts, "b" contacts operate in reverse of circuit-breaker contacts.
7.
Electrical Operator: Provide remote control for on, off, and reset operations.
8.
Accessory Control Power Voltage: Integrally mounted, self-powered.
2.5
ENCLOSURES
A.
Enclosed Switches and Circuit Breakers: NEMA AB 1, NEMA KS 1, NEMA 250, and UL 50, to
comply with environmental conditions at installed location.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Indoor, Dry and Clean Locations: NEMA 250, Type 1.
Outdoor Locations: NEMA 250, Type 3R.
Kitchen, Wash-Down Areas, Other Wet or Damp Indoor Locations:
NEMA 250,
Type 4X, stainless steel.
Indoor Locations Subject to Dust, Falling Dirt, and Dripping Noncorrosive Liquids: NEMA
250, Type 12.
PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Examine elements and surfaces to receive enclosed switches and circuit breakers for
compliance with installation tolerances and other conditions affecting performance of the Work.
B.
Proceed with installation only after unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected.
3.2
INSTALLATION
A.
Install individual wall-mounted switches and circuit breakers with tops at uniform height unless
otherwise indicated.
B.
Temporary Lifting Provisions:
Remove temporary lifting eyes, channels, and brackets and
temporary blocking of moving parts from enclosures and components.
A.
Install wiring between circuit breakers and switches, and facility's EPMC system. Comply with
requirements in Division 26 Section "Control-Voltage Electrical Power Cables."
B.
Install fuses in fusible devices in accordance with Division 26 Section "Overcurrent Protective
Device Coordination Study".
C.
Provide GFI circuit breakers with 30 mA sensitivity trip for all freeze protection, temperature
maintenance, and heat tracing circuits.
D.
Comply with NECA 1.
3.3
IDENTIFICATION
A.
Comply with requirements in Division 26 Section "Identification for Electrical Systems."
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1.
Identify field-installed conductors, interconnecting wiring, and components; provide
warning signs.
2.
Label each enclosure with engraved laminated-plastic nameplate.
3.4
FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
A.
Perform tests and inspections.
1.
B.
Acceptance Testing Preparation:
1.
2.
C.
Manufacturer's Field Service: Engage a factory-authorized service representative to inspect
components, assemblies, and equipment installations, including connections, and to assist
in testing.
Test insulation resistance for each enclosed switch and circuit breaker, component,
connecting supply, feeder, and control circuit.
Test continuity of each circuit.
Tests and Inspections:
1.
2.
3.
Perform each visual and mechanical inspection and electrical test stated in NETA
Acceptance Testing Specification. Certify compliance with test parameters.
Correct malfunctioning units on-site, where possible, and retest to demonstrate compliance;
otherwise, replace with new units and retest.
Test and adjust controls, remote monitoring, and safeties. Replace damaged and
malfunctioning controls and equipment.
D.
Infrared Scanning: After Substantial Completion, but not more than 60 days after Final Acceptance,
perform infrared scan of each device. Remove front and rear panels so joints and connections are
accessible to portable scanner.
1.
Instrument: Use an infrared-scanning device designed to measure temperature or to detect
significant deviations from normal values. Provide calibration record for device.
2.
Record of Infrared Scanning: Prepare a certified report that identifies devices checked and
that describes infrared-scanning results. Include notation of deficiencies detected, remedial
actions taken, and observations after remedial action.
E.
Enclosed switches and circuit breakers will be considered defective if they do not pass tests and
inspections.
F.
Prepare test and inspection report, including a certified report that identifies enclosed switches and
circuit breakers and that describes scanning results. Include notation of deficiencies detected,
remedial action taken and observations after remedial action.
3.5
ADJUSTING
A.
Adjust moving parts and operable components to function smoothly, and lubricate as
recommended by manufacturer.
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Set field-adjustable circuit-breaker trip ranges as specified in Division 26 Section "Overcurrent
Protective Device Coordination Study".
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SECTION 26 5100 - INTERIOR LIGHTING
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1
RELATED DOCUMENTS
A.
1.2
Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and Division 1 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
SUMMARY
A.
This Section includes the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
B.
Related Sections include the following:
1.
2.
1.3
Interior lighting fixtures, lamps, and ballasts.
Emergency lighting units.
Exit signs.
Lighting fixture supports.
Division 13 Section "Lighting Controls" for manual or programmable control systems with
low-voltage control wiring or data communication circuits.
Division 16 Section "Lighting Control Devices" for automatic control of lighting, including
time switches, photoelectric relays, occupancy sensors, and multi-pole lighting relays and
contactors.
DEFINITIONS
A.
BF: Ballast factor.
B.
CRI: Color-rendering index.
C.
CU: Coefficient of utilization.
D.
HID: High-intensity discharge.
E.
LER: Luminaire efficacy rating.
F.
Luminaire: Complete lighting fixture, including ballast housing if provided.
G.
RCR: Room cavity ratio.
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DIVISION 26 - ELECTRICAL
SUBMITTALS
A.
Product Data: For each type of lighting fixture, arranged in order of fixture designation. Include
data on features, accessories, finishes, and the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Physical description of lighting fixture including dimensions.
Emergency lighting units including battery and charger.
Ballast.
Energy-efficiency data.
Life, output, and energy-efficiency data for lamps.
a.
B.
Photometric data shall be certified by a manufacturer's laboratory with a current
accreditation under the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program
(NVLAP) for Energy Efficient Lighting Products.
Coordination Drawings: Reflected ceiling plan(s) and other details, drawn to scale, on which the
following items are shown and coordinated with each other, based on input from installers of the
items involved:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Lighting fixtures.
Suspended ceiling components.
Structural members to which suspension systems for lighting fixtures will be attached.
Other items in finished ceiling including the following:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
5.
Air outlets and inlets.
Speakers.
Sprinklers.
Smoke and fire detectors.
Occupancy sensors.
Access panels.
Perimeter moldings.
C.
Product Certificates: For each type of ballast for bi-level and dimmer-controlled fixtures, signed
by product manufacturer.
D.
Field quality-control test reports.
E.
Operation and Maintenance Data: For lighting equipment and fixtures to include in emergency,
operation, and maintenance manuals.
F.
Warranties: Special warranties specified in this Section.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Luminaire Photometric Data Testing Laboratory Qualifications: Provided by manufacturers'
laboratories that are accredited under the National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program
for Energy Efficient Lighting Products.
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B.
Electrical Components, Devices, and Accessories: Listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70,
Article 100, by a testing agency acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction, and marked for
intended use.
C.
Comply with NFPA 70.
1.6
COORDINATION
A.
1.7
Coordinate layout and installation of lighting fixtures and suspension system with other
construction that penetrates ceilings or is supported by them, including HVAC equipment, firesuppression system, and partition assemblies.
EXTRA MATERIALS
A.
Furnish extra materials described below that match products installed and that are packaged
with protective covering for storage and identified with labels describing contents.
1.
2.
Lamps: 10 for every 100 of each type and rating installed. Furnish at least one of each
type.
Ballasts: 1 for every 100 of each type and rating installed. Furnish at least one of each
type.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
In other Part 2 articles where titles below introduce lists, the following requirements apply to
product selection:
B.
In Interior Lighting Fixture Schedule where titles below are column or row headings that
introduce lists, the following requirements apply to product selection:
1.
2.2
Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers
offering products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to,
manufacturers specified.
LIGHTING FIXTURES AND COMPONENTS, GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
A.
Recessed Fixtures: Comply with NEMA LE 4 for ceiling compatibility for recessed fixtures.
B.
Fluorescent Fixtures: Comply with UL 1598.
NEMA LE 5 and NEMA LE 5A as applicable.
C.
HID Fixtures: Comply with UL 1598. Where LER is specified, test according to NEMA LE 5B.
INTERIOR LIGHTING
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D.
Metal Parts: Free of burrs and sharp corners and edges.
E.
Sheet Metal Components: Steel, unless otherwise indicated. Form and support to prevent
warping and sagging.
F.
Doors, Frames, and Other Internal Access: Smooth operating, free of light leakage under
operating conditions, and designed to permit relamping without use of tools. Designed to
prevent doors, frames, lenses, diffusers, and other components from falling accidentally during
relamping and when secured in operating position.
G.
Reflecting surfaces shall have minimum reflectance as follows, unless otherwise indicated:
1.
2.
3.
4.
H.
White Surfaces: 85 percent.
Specular Surfaces: 83 percent.
Diffusing Specular Surfaces: 75 percent.
Laminated Silver Metallized Film: 90 percent.
Plastic Diffusers, Covers, and Globes:
1.
Acrylic Lighting Diffusers: 100 percent virgin acrylic plastic. High resistance to yellowing
and other changes due to aging, exposure to heat, and UV radiation.
a.
b.
2.
2.3
Lens Thickness:
indicated.
UV stabilized.
At least 0.125 inch minimum unless different thickness is
Glass: Annealed crystal glass, unless otherwise indicated.
BALLASTS FOR LINEAR FLUORESCENT LAMPS
A.
Electronic Ballasts: Comply with ANSI C82.11; programmed-start type, unless otherwise
indicated, and designed for type and quantity of lamps served. Ballasts shall be designed for
full light output unless dimmer or bi-level control is indicated.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
B.
Sound Rating: A.
Total Harmonic Distortion Rating: Less than 10 percent.
Transient Voltage Protection: IEEE C62.41, Category A or better.
Operating Frequency: 20 kHz or higher.
Lamp Current Crest Factor: 1.7 or less.
BF: 0.85 or higher.
Power Factor: 0.95 or higher.
Parallel Lamp Circuits: Multiple lamp ballasts shall comply with ANSI C 82.11 and shall
be connected to maintain full light output on surviving lamps if one or more lamps fail.
Electronic Programmed-Start Ballasts for T5 Lamps:
following:
1.
2.
Comply with ANSI C82.11 and the
Lamp end-of-life detection and shutdown circuit for T5 diameter lamps.
Automatic lamp starting after lamp replacement.
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3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
DIVISION 26 - ELECTRICAL
Sound Rating: A.
Total Harmonic Distortion Rating: Less than 20 percent.
Transient Voltage Protection: IEEE C62.41, Category A or better.
Operating Frequency: 20 kHz or higher.
Lamp Current Crest Factor: 1.7 or less.
BF: 0.95 or higher, unless otherwise indicated.
Power Factor: 0.95 or higher.
C.
Single Ballasts for Multiple Lighting Fixtures: Factory-wired with ballast arrangements and
bundled extension wiring to suit final installation conditions without modification or rewiring in
the field.
D.
Ballasts for Dimmer-Controlled Lighting Fixtures: Electronic type.
1.
2.
3.
2.4
Dimming Range: 100 to 5 percent of rated lamp lumens.
Ballast Input Watts: Can be reduced to 20 percent of normal.
Compatibility: Certified by manufacturer for use with specific dimming control system and
lamp type indicated.
BALLASTS FOR COMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMPS
A.
Description: Electronic programmed rapid-start type, complying with ANSI C 82.11, designed
for type and quantity of lamps indicated. Ballast shall be designed for full light output unless
dimmer or bi-level control is indicated:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
2.5
Lamp end-of-life detection and shutdown circuit.
Automatic lamp starting after lamp replacement.
Sound Rating: A.
Total Harmonic Distortion Rating: Less than 20 percent.
Transient Voltage Protection: IEEE C62.41, Category A or better.
Operating Frequency: 20 kHz or higher.
Lamp Current Crest Factor: 1.7 or less.
BF: 0.95 or higher, unless otherwise indicated.
Power Factor: 0.95 0.98 or higher.
Interference: Comply with 47 CFR, Chapter 1, Part 18, Subpart C, for limitations on
electromagnetic and radio-frequency interference for nonconsumer equipment.
Ballast Case Temperature: 75 deg C, maximum.
BALLASTS FOR HID LAMPS
A.
Electromagnetic Ballast for Metal-Halide Lamps: Comply with ANSI C82.4 and UL 1029.
Include the following features, unless otherwise indicated:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Ballast Circuit: Constant-wattage autotransformer or regulating high-power-factor type.
Minimum Starting Temperature: Minus 22 deg F for single-lamp ballasts.
Normal Ambient Operating Temperature: 104 deg F.
Open-circuit operation that will not reduce average life.
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B.
8.
9.
2.6
Low-Noise Ballasts: Manufacturers' standard epoxy-encapsulated models designed to
minimize audible fixture noise.
Electronic Ballast for Metal-Halide Lamps:
indicated:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
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Include the following features unless otherwise
Lamp end-of-life detection and shutdown circuit.
Sound Rating: A.
Total Harmonic Distortion Rating: Less than 15 percent.
Transient Voltage Protection: IEEE C62.41, Category A or better.
Lamp Current Crest Factor: 1.5 or less.
Power Factor: .90 or higher.
Interference: Comply with 47 CFR, Chapter 1, Part 18, Subpart C, for limitations on
electromagnetic and radio-frequency interference for nonconsumer equipment.
Protection: Class P thermal cutout.
Retain subparagraph and associated subparagraphs below for bi-level ballasts.
EXIT SIGNS
A.
Description: Comply with UL 924; for sign colors, visibility, luminance, and lettering size,
comply with authorities having jurisdiction.
B.
Internally Lighted Signs:
1.
Lamps for AC Operation: LEDs, 70,000 hours minimum rated lamp life.
2.7
EMERGENCY LIGHTING UNITS
A.
Description: Self-contained units complying with UL 924.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Battery: Sealed, maintenance-free, lead-acid type.
Charger: Fully automatic, solid-state type with sealed transfer relay.
Operation: Relay automatically turns lamp on when power supply circuit voltage drops to
80 percent of nominal voltage or below. Lamp automatically disconnects from battery
when voltage approaches deep-discharge level. When normal voltage is restored, relay
disconnects lamps from battery, and battery is automatically recharged and floated on
charger.
Test Push Button: Push-to-test type, in unit housing, simulates loss of normal power and
demonstrates unit operability.
LED Indicator Light: Indicates normal power on. Normal glow indicates trickle charge;
bright glow indicates charging at end of discharge cycle.
Integral Self-Test: Factory-installed electronic device automatically initiates coderequired test of unit emergency operation at required intervals. Test failure is
annunciated by an integral audible alarm and flashing red LED.
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DIVISION 26 - ELECTRICAL
FLUORESCENT LAMPS
A.
Low-Mercury Lamps: Comply with EPA's toxicity characteristic leaching procedure test; shall
yield less than 0.2 mg of mercury per liter when tested according to NEMA LL 1.
B.
T8 rapid-start low-mercury lamps, rated 32 W maximum, nominal length of 48 inches, 2800
initial lumens (minimum), CRI 75 (minimum), color temperature 3500 K, and average rated life
20,000 hours, unless otherwise indicated.
C.
T5 rapid-start low-mercury lamps, rated 28 W maximum, nominal length of 45.2 inches, 2900
initial lumens (minimum), CRI 85 (minimum), color temperature 3000 K, and average rated life
of 20,000 hours, unless otherwise indicated.
D.
Compact Fluorescent Lamps: 4-Pin, low mercury, CRI 80 (minimum), color temperature
3500 K, average rated life of 10,000 hours at 3 hours operation per start, unless otherwise
indicated.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
2.9
13 W:
18 W:
26 W:
32 W:
42 W:
55 W:
T4, double or triple tube, rated 900 initial lumens (minimum).
T4, double or triple tube, rated 1200 initial lumens (minimum).
T4, double or triple tube, rated 1800 initial lumens (minimum).
T4, triple tube, rated 2400 initial lumens (minimum).
T4, triple tube, rated 3200 initial lumens (minimum).
T4, triple tube, rated 4300 initial lumens (minimum).
HID LAMPS
A.
Metal-Halide Lamps: ANSI C78.1372, with a minimum CRI 65, and color temperature 4000 K.
B.
Pulse-Start, Metal-Halide Lamps: Minimum CRI 65, and color temperature 4000 K.
2.10
LIGHTING FIXTURE SUPPORT COMPONENTS
A.
Single-Stem Hangers: 1/2-inch steel tubing with swivel ball fittings and ceiling canopy. Finish
same as fixture.
B.
Twin-Stem Hangers: Two, 1/2-inch steel tubes with single canopy designed to mount a single
fixture. Finish same as fixture.
C.
Wires: ASTM A 641/A 641M, Class 3, soft temper, zinc-coated steel, 12 gage.
D.
Rod Hangers: 3/16-inch minimum diameter, cadmium-plated, threaded steel rod.
E.
Hook Hangers: Integrated assembly matched to fixture and line voltage and equipped with
threaded attachment, cord, and locking-type plug.
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PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1
INSTALLATION
A.
Lighting fixtures: Set level, plumb, and square with ceilings and walls. Install lamps in each
fixture.
B.
Support for Lighting Fixtures in or on Grid-Type Suspended Ceilings: Use grid as a support
element.
1.
2.
3.
C.
Install a minimum of four ceiling support system rods or wires for each fixture. Locate not
more than 6 inches from lighting fixture corners.
Support Clips: Fasten to lighting fixtures and to ceiling grid members at or near each
fixture corner with clips that are UL listed for the application.
Fixtures of Sizes Less Than Ceiling Grid: Install as indicated on reflected ceiling plans or
center in acoustical panel, and support fixtures independently with at least two 3/4-inch
metal channels spanning and secured to ceiling tees.
Suspended Lighting Fixture Support:
1.
2.
3.
Pendants and Rods: Where longer than 48 inches, brace to limit swinging.
Stem-Mounted, Single-Unit Fixtures: Suspend with twin-stem hangers.
Continuous Rows: Use tubing or stem for wiring at one point and tubing or rod for
suspension for each unit length of fixture chassis, including one at each end.
D.
Adjust aimable lighting fixtures to provide required light intensities.
E.
Connect wiring according to Division 16 Section "Conductors and Cables."
3.2
FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
A.
Test for Emergency Lighting: Interrupt power supply to demonstrate proper operation. Verify
transfer from normal power to battery and retransfer to normal.
B.
Prepare a written report of tests, inspections, observations, and verifications indicating and
interpreting results. If adjustments are made to lighting system, retest to demonstrate
compliance with standards.
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DIVISION 26 – ELECTRICAL
SECTION 26 5600 EXTERIOR LIGHTING
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1
RELATED DOCUMENTS
A. Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and
Division 01 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
1.2
SUMMARY
A.
This Section provides general requirements for a complete and fully operational Exterior
Lighting System including:
1.
Exterior Luminaires
2.
Lamps
3.
Ballasts
4.
Accessories
5.
Luminaire supports
6.
Poles
7.
LED Arrays
1.3
SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
A. Catalog numbers indicated in the Luminaire Schedule are a design series reference and do
not necessarily represent the exact catalog number, size, voltage, wattage, type of lamp,
ballast, finish trim, ceiling type, mounting hardware or special requirements as Specified or as
required by the particular installations. Provide complete luminaire to correspond with the
features, accessories, number of lamps, wattage and/or size Specified in the text description
of each luminaire type. Additional features, accessories and options Specified shall be
included. B. Luminaire voltage shall match the voltage of the circuit serving same.
1.4
DEFINITIONS
A.
CCT: Correlated color temperature.
B.
CRI: Color-rendering index.
C.
HID: High-intensity discharge.
D.
LER: Luminaire efficacy rating.
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E.
Luminaire: Complete lighting fixture, including ballast housing if provided.
F.
Pole: Luminaire support structure, including tower used for large area illumination.
G.
Standard: Same definition as "Pole" above.
1.5
STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS CRITERIA FOR POLE SELECTION
A.
Dead Load: Weight of luminaire and its horizontal and vertical supports, lowering devices,
and supporting structure, applied as stated in AASHTO LTS-4-M.
B.
Live Load: Single load of 500 lbf, distributed as stated in AASHTO LTS-4-M.
C.
Ice Load: Load of 3 lbf/sq. ft., applied as stated in AASHTO LTS-4-M Ice Load Map.
D.
Wind Load: Pressure of wind on pole and luminaire and banners and banner arms,
calculated and applied as stated in AASHTO LTS-4-M.
1.
1.6
Basic wind speed of calculating wind load for poles 50 feet (15 M) high or less is 126 mph.
1.
Wind Importance Factor: 1.0.
2.
Minimum Design Life: 25 years.
3.
Wind induced vibration.
SUBMITTALS
A.
The authorized manufacturer’s representative for the Project area shall prepare Submittals
for each luminaire type. In addition to the luminaire Submittals, a list shall be provided identifying
the manufacturer representative for each luminaire type. Provide manufacturers’ names,
addresses, and telephone numbers. Requests for prior approval shall also include this
information. Submittals or requests for prior approval without this information will be rejected.
B.
Product Data shall indicate that luminaire, lamps, ballasts and drivers fully comply with
Contract Documents. Data shall be submitted for each type of luminaire indicated, arranged in
order of luminaire designation. For standard catalog luminaires provide original product catalog
sheets indicating data on features, accessories, finishes, and the following:
1.
Materials and dimensions of luminaires.
2.
Photometric data, in IESNA format, based on certified results of laboratory tests of
each luminaire type, outfitted with lamps, LED arrays, ballasts, drivers and accessories
identical to those indicated for the luminaire as applied in the Project.
1.
Photometric data shall be certified by a qualified independent testing agency.
3.
Low voltage transformers.
4.
High intensity discharge ballasts.
5.
LED power supplies.
6.
Types of lamps and LED’s, including manufacturer, wattage, and Color Rendering
Index (CRI) and color temperature in degrees Kelvin (K).
C.
Shop Drawings shall:
Show details of nonstandard or custom luminaires.
1.
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2.
Indicate dimensions, weights, method of field assembly, components, features,
and accessories.
3.
This Contractor shall provide the manufacturer with accurate field dimensions
where required.
4.
Include wiring diagrams, power and control wiring.
D.
Wiring Diagrams shall detail wiring for luminaires and differentiate between manufacturer
installed and field-installed wiring.
E.
Product Certificates shall be signed by manufacturers of luminaires certifying that products
comply with requirements.
F.
Maintenance Data shall be provided for luminaires and equipment to include in emergency,
operation, and maintenance manuals Specified in Specifications Section describing Operations
and Maintenance Data.
G.
Field quality control test reports.
H.
Special Warranties Specified in this Section.
I.
Review of luminaire submittals which indicate voltage, mounting condition, or quantities
shall not be considered to be approval of said voltage, mounting condition, or quantities. This
Contractor shall field verify voltage and actual mounting condition and method.
J.
Product samples complete with housing, trim, specified lamp, and 8’ cord with plug shall
be submitted if requested.
K.
Pole and Support Component Certificates: Signed by Manufacturers of poles, certifying
that products are designed for indicated load requirements in AASHTO LTS-4-M and that load
imposed by luminaire and attachments has been included in design. The certification shall be
based on design calculations by a Professional Engineer.
1.7
CLOSEOUT SUBMITTALS
A. Operation and Maintenance Data: For lighting equipment and luminaires to include in
emergency, operation, and maintenance manuals.
1.
1.8
Provide a list of all lamp types used on Project; use ANSI and manufacturers' codes.
EXTRA MATERIALS
A. Furnish extra materials that match products installed and that are packaged with protective
covering for storage and identified with labels describing contents.
1.
2.
Lamps: 5% of each type and rating installed. Furnish at least one of each type.
Glass, Plastic Diffusers and Lenses: 10% or one dozen (whichever is less) of each
type and rating installed. Furnish at least one of each type.
3.
Globes and Guards: 5% of each type and rating installed. Furnish at least one of
each type.
1.9
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
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A.
Package poles for shipping according to ASTM B 660.
B.
Store poles on decay-resistant-treated skids at least 12 inches above grade and
vegetation. Support poles to prevent distortion and arrange to provide free air circulation.
C.
Retain factory-applied pole wrappings on metal poles until right before pole installation.
Handle with web fabric straps.
1.10
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Luminaire Photometric Data Testing Laboratory Qualifications:
Provided by an
independent agency, with the experience and capability to conduct the testing indicated, that is
an NRTL as defined by OSHA in 29 CFR 1910.7.
B.
Electrical Components, Devices, and Accessories: Listed and labeled as defined in NFPA
70, Article 100, by a testing agency acceptable to Authorities Having Jurisdiction, and marked for
intended use.
C.
Comply with NFPA 70.
D.
All luminaires shall bear a UL label.
E.
Comply with IEEE C2, “National Electrical Safety Code.”
F.
Designated manufacturers are listed to define the requirements for quality and function of
the specified product.
1.11
COORDINATION
A.
Coordinate layout and installation of luminaires with plantings, paving, site walls and other
site work elements.
B.
Coordination Meetings: This Contractor shall meet at least twice with the site work
installer(s). Hold first meeting before submittal of shop drawings to coordinate each luminaire
mounting condition and location. During second meeting, coordinate layout with other site
components. Coordinate depth and location of all luminaire pole bases in all areas.
1.12
WARRANTY
A. Special Warranty: Manufacturer's standard form in which manufacturer agrees to repair or
replace products that fail in materials or workmanship; that corrode; or that fade, stain, perforate,
erode, or chalk due to effects of weather or solar radiation within specified warranty period.
Manufacturer may exclude lightning damage, hail damage, vandalism, abuse, or unauthorized
repairs or alterations from special warranty coverage.
1.
2.
Warranty Period for Luminaires: Five years from date of Substantial Completion.
Warranty Period for Metal Corrosion: Five years from date of Substantial
Completion.
3.
Warranty Period for Color Retention: Five years from date of Substantial
Completion.
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4.
Warranty Period for LED arrays/drivers: Five years from date of Substantial
Completion.
5.
Warranty Period for Lamps: Replace lamps and fuses that fail within 12 months
from date of Substantial Completion; furnish replacement lamps and fuses that fail within
the second 12 months from date of Substantial Completion.
6.
Warranty Period for Poles: Repair or replace lighting poles and standards that fail
in finish, materials, and workmanship within manufacturer's standard warranty period, but
not less than three years from date of Substantial Completion.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Products: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide one of the products indicated
on Drawings.
2.2
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR LUMINAIRES
A.
Luminaires shall comply with UL 1598 and be listed and labeled for installation in wet
locations by an NRTL acceptable to Authorities Having Jurisdiction.
B.
Comply with IESNA RP-8 for parameters of lateral light distribution patterns indicated for
luminaires.
C.
Comply with IESNA TM-15-07 Luminaire Classification System for Outdoor Luminaires.
D.
Metal Parts: Free of burrs and sharp corners and edges.
E.
Housings: Rigidly formed, weather- and light-tight enclosures that will not warp, sag, or
deform in use. Provide filter/breather for enclosed luminaires.
F.
Doors, Frames, and Other Internal Access: Smooth operating, free of light leakage under
operating conditions, and designed to permit relamping without use of tools. Designed to prevent
doors, frames, lenses, diffusers, and other components from falling accidentally during relamping
and when secured in operating position. Doors shall be removable for cleaning or replacing
lenses. Designed to disconnect ballast when door opens. G. Exposed Hardware Material:
Stainless steel.
H.
Plastic Parts: High resistance to yellowing and other changes due to aging, exposure to
heat, and UV radiation.
I.
Light Shields: Metal baffles, factory installed and field adjustable, arranged to block light
distribution to indicated portion of normally illuminated area or field.
J.
Optical assemblies: full cutoff with zero uplight, “dark sky” compliant. LED assemblies
shall comply with BUG rating system.
K.
Reflecting surfaces shall have minimum reflectance as follows, unless otherwise indicated:
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2.
3.
Specular Surfaces: 90 percent.
Diffusing Specular Surfaces: 75 percent.
L.
Lenses and Refractors Gaskets: Use heat- and aging-resistant resilient gaskets to seal
and cushion lenses and refractors in luminaire doors.
M. Luminaire Finish: Manufacturer's standard paint applied to factory-assembled and -tested
luminaire before shipping. Where indicated, match finish process and color of pole or support
materials.
N.
Factory-Applied Finish for Aluminum Luminaires: Comply with NAAMM's "Metal Finishes
Manual for Architectural and Metal Products" for recommendations for applying and designating
finishes.
1.
Finish designations prefixed by AA comply with the system established by the
Aluminum Association for designating aluminum finishes.
2.
Finish: premium 5 stage TGIC polyester powder coat paint.
1.
Color: See Luminaire Schedule.
O.
Outdoor Wall Mounted Area Luminaires
1.
Shall have minimum 52 lumens per watt.
2.
No more than 48% of the total luminaire output shall be within the forward
60-80º zone.
3.
No more than 3% of the total luminaire output shall be in the forward 8090º zone.
4.
No light at or above horizontal 90-180º zone.
P.
Parking Structure Luminaires
1.
Shall have minimum 70 lumens per watt.
2.
At least 30% of total luminaire output shall be within the 60-80º zone.
3.
No more than 20% of total luminaire output shall be above the 80º zone.
Q.
Canopy Luminaires
1.
Shall have minimum 70 lumens per watt.
2.
At least 30% of total luminaire output shall be within the 40-60º zone.
3.
No more than 20% of total luminaire output shall be above the 80º zone.
2.3
LED DRIVERS AND ARRAYS
A.
B.
UL 1598 listing.
LED arrays shall have LED’s that produce minimum 55 lumens/watt when operated at
350mA.
1. Lumen Depreciation Data: At 40 deg C ambient, the L70 hours
shall be 50,000 at 520 mA driver.
2. LED color: neutral white, 4100 deg K, CRI of 75. C.
Drivers shall accept 120 through 480 volts, 50/60 Hz.
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The housing shall have an integral thermal management system with extruded aluminum
D.
radiation fins and lateral airways.
2.4
E.
Comply with IES LM-79-08 and LM-90-08 Approved Methods.
F.
Comply with In-Situ testing for more reliable results.
G.
LED’s shall be Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) compliant.
LUMINAIRE-MOUNTED PHOTOELECTRIC RELAYS
A.
Comply with UL 773 or UL 773A.
B.
Contact Relays: Factory mounted, single throw, designed to fail in the on position, and
factory set to turn light unit on at 1.5 to 3 fc and off at 4.5 to 10 fc with 15-second minimum time
delay. Relay shall have directional lens in front of photocell to prevent artificial light sources from
causing false turnoff.
1.
2.5
Adjustable window slide for adjusting on-off set points.
BALLASTS FOR HID LAMPS
A.
General Requirements: Unless otherwise indicated, provide products manufactured by
one of the following: Advance, GE, Holophane, or Vossioh Schwabe (VS). Provide electronic
metal halide ballasts for all metal halide luminaires:
B.
Metal Halide Pulse Start Electronic Ballasts shall include the following features:
Lamp end of life detection and shutdown circuit.
Sound Rating: A – Exterior can be B or C.
Total Harmonic Distortion Rating: Less than 15%.
Transient Voltage Protection: IEEE C62.41, Category A or better.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Lamp current Crest Factor: 1.5 or less.
Power Factor: 0.90 or higher.
Interference: Comply with 47 CFR, Chapter 1, Part 18, Subpart C, for limitations
on electromagnetic and radio-frequency interference for nonconsumer equipment.
8.
Protection: Class P thermal cutout.
C. Metal Halide Pulse Start Electromagnetic Ballasts for lamps above 400W shall include the
following features:
1.
Operating voltage: Match voltage of circuit. Confirm voltage requirements with
Drawings.
2.
Comply with ANSI 82.4.
3.
Type: Constant wattage autotransformer or regulating high-power-factor type.
4.
Minimum Starting Temperature: Minus 22 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 30 degrees
Celsius) for single lamp ballasts.
5.
Normal Ambient Operating Temperature: 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees
Celsius).
6.
Power Factor: 0.90 or higher.
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7.
8.
Open circuit operation that will not reduce average life.
Ballasts shall be individually protected by an in-line fuse in a Bussman fuseholder
type HLR for 120V and 277V, type HEX for 208V, and 480V.
2.6
SOCKETS
A. HID sockets shall be porcelain for mogul or medium base lamps, pulse rated as required.
Sockets shall be keyed for all position oriented lamps. For other lamp types as required by base
type.
2.7
HID LAMPS
A.
Pulse-Start, Metal-Halide Lamps: Minimum CRI 65 and CCT color temperature 4100K.
B.
Provide products manufactured by one of the following: Osram/Sylvania, General Electric,
Philips, Ushio, Venture, or designer approved.
C.
All lamps of the same type are to be provided by the same manufacturer.
D.
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lamps
Metal halide lamps used in exterior applications shall be clear, unless otherwise
noted.
2.
Seasoning: HID lamps shall be seasoned after installation by operating the lamps
for 100 hours without turning off.
3.
High and low pressure sodium and mercury vapor lamps are not acceptable.
1.
2.8
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR POLES AND SUPPORT COMPONENTS
A. Structural Characteristics: Comply with AASHTO LTS-4-M.
1.
Wind-Load Strength of Poles: Adequate at indicated heights above grade without
failure, permanent deflection, or whipping in steady winds of speed indicated in "Structural
Analysis Criteria for Pole Selection" Article, with a gust factor of 1.3.
2.
Strength Analysis: For each pole, multiply the actual equivalent projected area of
luminaires and brackets by a factor of 1.1 to obtain the equivalent projected area to be
used in pole selection strength analysis.
B.
Luminaire Attachment Provisions: Comply with luminaire manufacturers' mounting
requirements. Use stainless-steel fasteners and mounting bolts unless otherwise indicated.
C.
Mountings, Fasteners, and Appurtenances: Corrosion-resistant items compatible with
support components.
1.
2.
Materials: Shall not cause galvanic action at contact points.
Anchor Bolts, Leveling Nuts, Bolt Caps, and Washers: Hot-dip galvanized after
fabrication unless otherwise indicated.
3.
Anchor-Bolt Template: Plywood or steel.
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Handhole: Oval-shaped, with minimum clear opening of 2-1/2 by 5 inches with cover
D.
secured by stainless-steel captive screws.
E.
Concrete Pole Foundations: Cast in place, with anchor bolts to match pole-base flange.
Concrete, reinforcement, and formwork are specified in Section 033000 "Cast-in-Place
Concrete."
2.9
ALUMINUM POLES
A. Poles: Seamless, extruded structural tube complying with ASTM B 429/B 429M, Alloy 6063T6
with access handhole in pole wall.
1.
2.
Shape: Refer to Luminaire Schedule or shall match existing site poles.
Mounting Provisions: Butt flange for bolted mounting on foundation.
B.
Pole-Top Tenons: Fabricated to support luminaire or luminaires and brackets indicated,
and securely fastened to pole top.
C.
Grounding and Bonding Lugs: Welded 1/2-inch threaded lug, complying with requirements
in Section 260526 "Grounding and Bonding for Electrical Systems," listed for attaching grounding
and bonding conductors of type and size listed in that Section, and accessible through handhole.
D.
Brackets for Luminaires: Detachable, with pole and adapter fittings of cast aluminum.
Adapter fitting welded to pole and bracket, and then bolted together with stainless-steel bolts.
1.
Tapered oval cross section, with straight tubular end section to accommodate
luminaire.
2.
Finish: Match pole and luminaire material and finish.
E. Aluminum Finish: Comply with NAAMM's "Metal Finishes Manual for Architectural and Metal
Products" for recommendations for applying and designating finishes.
1.
Finish designations prefixed by “AA", comply with the system established by the
Aluminum Association for designating aluminum finishes.
2.
Finish: Premium five (5) stage TGIC polyester powder coat paint.
1. Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range or to match
existing adjacent poles.
2.10
POLE ACCESSORIES
A.
Base Covers: Manufacturers' standard metal units, arranged to cover pole's mounting
bolts and nuts. Finish same as pole.
B.
Fusing: One in each ungrounded power supply conductor. Voltage and current ratings
as recommended by ballast/driver manufacturer.
C.
Banner Arms: Coordinate with manufacturer for maximum banner size limitations to avoid
banner arm or pole failure. Banner arms shall be break-away type to designed to fail before over
stressing the pole.
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D.
Wind Mitigation Devices: provide in areas of consistent, high, uneven winds.
PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1
LUMINAIRE INSTALLATION
A.
Install lamps in each luminaire.
B.
Fasten luminaire to indicated structural supports.
1. Use fastening methods and materials selected to resist seismic forces defined for the
application and approved by manufacturer.
C. Adjust luminaires that require field adjustment or aiming. Include adjustment of photoelectric
device to prevent false operation of relay by artificial light sources, favoring a north orientation.
3.2
POLE INSTALLATION
A.
Alignment: Align pole foundations and poles for optimum directional alignment of
luminaires and their mounting provisions on the pole.
B.
Clearances: Maintain the following minimum horizontal distances of poles from surface
and underground features unless otherwise indicated on Drawings:
1.
2.
3.
Fire Hydrants and Storm Drainage Piping: 60 inches.
Water, Gas, Electric, Communication, and Sewer Lines: 10 feet.
Trees: 15 feet from tree trunk.
C.
Concrete Pole Foundations: Set anchor bolts according to anchor-bolt templates furnished
by pole manufacturer. Concrete materials, installation, and finishing requirements are Specified
in Section 033000 "Cast-in-Place Concrete."
D.
Foundation-Mounted Poles: Mount pole with leveling nuts, and tighten top nuts to torque
level recommended by pole manufacturer.
1.
Grout void between pole base and foundation. Use nonshrink or expanding
concrete grout firmly packed to fill space.
2.
Install base covers unless otherwise indicated.
3.
Use a short piece of 1/2-inch diameter pipe to make a drain hole through grout.
Arrange to drain condensation from interior of pole.
E. Raise and set poles using web fabric slings (not chain or cable).
3.3
BOLLARD AND INDIVIDUAL GROUND MOUNTED LUMINAIRES
A.
Align units for optimum directional alignment of light distribution.
B.
Install on concrete base with top 4 inches above finished grade or surface at bollard
location. Cast conduit into base, and shape base to match shape of bollard base. Finish by
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troweling and rubbing smooth. Concrete materials, installation, and finishing are Specified in
Section 033000 "Cast-in-Place Concrete."
3.4
CORROSION PREVENTION
A.
Aluminum: Do not use in contact with earth or concrete. When in direct contact with a
dissimilar metal, protect aluminum by insulating fittings or treatment.
B.
Steel Conduits: Comply with Section 260533 "Raceways and Boxes for Electrical
Systems." In concrete foundations, wrap conduit with 0.010-inch thick, pipe-wrapping plastic tape
applied with a 50 percent overlap.
3.5
GROUNDING
A. Ground metal poles and support structures according to Section 260526 "Grounding and
Bonding for Electrical Systems."
1.
2.
Install grounding electrode for each pole unless otherwise indicated.
Install grounding conductor pigtail in the base for connecting luminaire to
grounding system.
3.6
FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
A.
Inspect each installed luminaire for damage.
components.
Replace damaged luminaires and
B.
Replace all burned out or inoperative lamps or LED arrays at the end of Construction prior
to Owner occupancy.
C.
Advance Notice: Give dates and times for field tests.
D.
Provide instruments to make and record test results.
E.
Test as follows:
Verify proper operation, switching and phasing of each luminaire after installation.
Emergency Lighting: Interrupt electrical supply to demonstrate proper operation.
Verify normal transfer to generator and retransfer to normal.
3.
Prepare a written report of tests, inspections, observations, and verifications
indicating and interpreting results. If adjustments are made to the lighting system, retest
to demonstrate compliance with standards.
1.
2.
F.
Malfunctioning Luminaires and Components: Replace or repair, then retest.
procedure until units operate properly.
Repeat
G.
Observations: Verify normal operation of lighting units after installing luminaires and
energizing circuits with normal power source.
1. Verify operation of photoelectric controls.
H. Illumination Tests:
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1. Measure light intensities at night. Use photometers with calibration referenced to NIST
standards. Comply with the following IESNA testing guide(s):
1.
2.
IESNA LM-64, "Photometric Measurements of Parking Areas."
IESNA LM-72, "Directional Positioning of Photometric Data."
2. Prepare a written report of tests, inspections, observations, and verifications indicating and
interpreting results. If adjustments are made to lighting system, retest to demonstrate compliance
with standards.
END OF SECTION 26 5600
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RELOCATION OF METROCENTER PROGRAMS
DIVISION 28 – SAFETY & SECURITY
161 CHESTNUT, 5TH FLOOR, ROCHESTER, NY
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
THE COLLEGE AT BROCKPORT PROJECT NO. 021019
BHNT ARCHITECTS PROJECT NO. 217009
SECTION 28 3112 – FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1 RELATED DOCUMENTS
A. Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and
Supplementary Conditions apply to this section.
B. The work covered by this section is to be coordinated with related work as specified
elsewhere in the specifications.
C. The system and all associated operations shall be in accordance with the following:
1. Requirements of the following Model Building Code: IBC, 2015 Edition
2. Requirements of the following Model Fire Code: IFC, 2015 Edition
3. Requirements of the following Model Mechanical Code: IMC, 2015 Edition
4. NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code, 2016 Edition
5. NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, 2014 Edition
6. NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, 2015 Edition
7. NFPA 90A, Standard for the Installation of Air Conditioning and Ventilating
Systems, 2015 Edition
8. ANSI/ASME A17.1 / CSA B44, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2013
Edition
9. ICC/ANSI A117.1 Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities, 2015 Edition
10. Local Jurisdictional Adopted Codes and Standards
11. ADA Accessibility Guidelines
1.2 SUMMARY
A. This Section covers fire alarm systems, including initiating devices, notification
appliances, controls, and supervisory devices.
B. Work covered by this section includes the furnishing of labor, equipment, and
materials for installation of the fire alarm system as indicated on the drawings and
specifications.
C. The Fire Alarm System shall consist of all necessary hardware equipment and
software programming to perform the following functions:
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1. Fire alarm system detection and notification operations.
1.3 DEFINITIONS
A. ADA: Americans with Disabilities Act
B. AHJ: Authority Having Jurisdiction
C. ANSI: American National Standards Institute
D. ASME: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
E. FACU: Fire Alarm Control Unit
F. FM: Factory Mutual
G. IBC: International Building Code
H. ICC: International Code Council
I. IDC: Initiating Device Circuit
J. IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
K. IFC: International Fire Code
L. IMC: International Mechanical Code
M. LED: Light-emitting diode.
N. NAC: Notification Appliance Circuit
O. NFPA: National Fire Protection Association
P. NICET: National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies.
Q. RAC: Releasing Appliance Circuit
R. SLC: Signaling Line Circuit
S. UL: Underwriters Laboratories
1.4 SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
A. General: Provide a complete, non-coded addressable, microprocessor-based fire
alarm system with initiating devices, notification appliances, and monitoring and
control devices as indicated on the drawings and as specified herein.
B. Wiring/Signal Transmission:
1. Transmission shall be hard-wired using separate individual circuits for each zone
of alarm operation, as required or addressable signal transmission, dedicated to
fire alarm service only.
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2. System connections for initiating device circuits shall be Class B, Style D, signaling
line circuits shall be Class B, Style 4 and notification appliance circuits shall be
Class B, Style Y.
3. Circuit Supervision: Circuit faults shall be indicated by a trouble signal at the
FACU. Provide a distinctive indicating audible tone and alphanumeric
annunciation.
C. Required Functions: The following are required system functions and operating
features:
1. Priority of Signals: Fire alarm events have highest priority. Subsequent alarm
events are queued in the order received and do not affect existing alarm
conditions. Priority Two, Supervisory and Trouble events have second-, third-,
and fourth-level priority, respectively. Signals of a higher-level priority take
precedence over signals of lower priority even though the lower-priority condition
occurred first. Annunciate all events regardless of priority or order received.
2. Noninterfering: An event on one zone does not prevent the receipt of signals from
any other zone. All zones are manually resettable from the FACU after the
initiating device or devices are restored to normal. The activation of an
addressable device does not prevent the receipt of signals from subsequent
addressable device activations.
3. Transmission to an approved Supervising Station: Automatically route alarm,
supervisory, and trouble signals to an approved supervising station service
provider, under another contract.
4. Annunciation: Operation of alarm and supervisory initiating devices shall be
annunciated at the FACU and the remote annunciator, indicating the type of
device, the operational state of the device (i.e. alarm, trouble or supervisory) and
shall display the custom label associated with the device.
5. Selective Alarm: A system alarm shall include:
a) Indication of alarm condition at the FACU and the annunciator(s).
b) Identification of the device /zone that is the source of the alarm at the FACU
and the annunciator(s).
c) Operation of audible and visible notification appliances until silenced at FACU.
d) Closing doors normally held open by magnetic door holders.
e) Unlocking designated doors.
f) Shutting down supply and return fans serving zone where alarm is initiated.
g) Closing smoke dampers on system serving zone where alarm is initiated.
h) Initiation of smoke control sequence.
i) Transmission of signal to the supervising station.
j) Initiation of elevator Phase I functions (recall, shunt trip, illumination of indicator
in cab, etc.) in accordance with ANSI/ASME A17.1 / CSA B44, Safety Code
for Elevators and Escalators, when specified detectors or sensors are
activated, as appropriate.
6. Alarm Silencing: If the "Alarm Silence" button is pressed, all audible and visible
alarm signals shall cease operation.
7. System Reset
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a) The "System Reset" button shall be used to return the system to its normal
state. Display messages shall provide operator assurance of the sequential
steps ("IN PROGRESS", "RESET COMPLETED") as they occur. The
system shall verify all circuits or devices are restored prior to resetting the
system to avoid the potential for re-alarming the system. The display
message shall indicate "ALARM PRESENT, SYSTEM RESET ABORTED."
b) Should an alarm condition continue, the system will remain in an alarmed
state.
8. A manual evacuation (drill) switch shall be provided to operate the notification
appliances without causing other control circuits to be activated.
9. WALKTEST: The system shall have the capacity of 8 programmable passcode
protected one person testing groups, such that only a portion of the system need
be disabled during testing. The actuation of the "enable one-person test"
program at the control unit shall activate the "One Person Testing" mode of the
system as follows:
a) The city circuit connection and any suppression release circuits shall be
bypassed for the testing group.
b) Control relay functions associated with one of the 8 testing groups shall be
bypassed.
c) The control unit shall indicate a trouble condition.
d) The alarm activation of any initiating device in the testing group shall cause
the audible notification appliances assigned only to that group to sound a
code to identify the device or zone.
e) The unit shall automatically reset itself after signaling is complete.
f) Any opening of an initiating device or notification appliance circuit wiring shall
cause the audible signals to sound for 4 seconds indicating the trouble
condition.
10. Install Mode: The system shall provide the capability to group all noncommissioned points and devices into a single "Install Mode" trouble condition
allowing an operator to clearly identify event activations from commissioned
points and devices in occupied areas.
a) It shall be possible to individually remove points from Install Mode as required
for phased system commissioning.
b) It shall be possible to retrieve an Install Mode report listing that includes a list
of all points assigned to the Install Mode. Panels not having an install mode
shall be reprogrammed to remove any non-commissioned points and
devices.
D. Analog Smoke Sensors:
1. Monitoring: FACU shall individually monitor sensors for calibration, sensitivity, and
alarm condition, and shall individually adjust for sensitivity. The control unit shall
determine the condition of each sensor by comparing the sensor value to the
stored values.
2. Environmental Compensation: The FACU shall maintain a moving average of the
sensor's smoke chamber value to automatically compensate for dust, dirt, and
other conditions that could affect detection operations.
3. Programmable Sensitivity: Photoelectric Smoke Sensors shall have 7 selectable
sensitivity levels ranging from 0.2% to 3.7%, programmed and monitored from
the FACU.
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4. Sensitivity Testing Reports: The FACU shall provide sensor reports that meet
NFPA 72 calibrated test method requirements.
a) Reports shall be capable of being printed for annual recording and logging of
the calibration maintenance schedule.
b) Where required, reports shall be accessible remotely through:
(a) A Fire Panel Internet Interface using Ethernet and TCP/IP
communications protocol compatible with IEEE Standard 802.3. The Fire
Panel Internet Interface shall be capable of automatically scheduling
email reports to individual user accounts on a weekly, bi-weekly, or
monthly schedule
(b) A PC Annunciator using an RS232-C connection to the FACU or a PC
Annunciator Client using a TCP/IP communications protocol connection
to the PC Annunciator server compatible with IEEE Standard 802.3.
5. The FACU shall automatically indicate when an individual sensor needs cleaning.
The system shall provide a means to automatically indicate when a sensor
requires cleaning. When a sensor's average value reaches a predetermined
value, (3) progressive levels of reporting are provided. The first level shall
indicate if a sensor is close to a trouble reporting condition and will be indicated
on the FACU as "ALMOST DIRTY." This condition provides a means to alert
maintenance staff of a sensor approaching dirty without creating a trouble in the
system. If this indicator is ignored and the second level is reached, a "DIRTY
SENSOR" condition shall be indicated at the FACU and subsequently a system
trouble is reported to the Supervising Station. The sensor base LED shall glow
steady giving a visible indication at the sensor location. The "DIRTY SENSOR"
condition shall not affect the sensitivity level required to alarm the sensor. If a
"DIRTY SENSOR" is left unattended, and its average value increases to a third
predetermined value, an "EXCESSIVELY DIRTY SENSOR" trouble condition
shall be indicated at the control unit.
6. The FACU shall continuously perform an automatic self-test on each sensor that
will check sensor electronics and ensure the accuracy of the values being
transmitted. Any sensor that fails this test shall indicate a "SELF TEST
ABNORMAL" trouble condition.
7. Multi-Sensors shall combine photoelectric smoke sensing and heat sensing
technologies. An alarm shall be determined by either smoke detection, with
selectable sensitivity from 0.2 to 3.7 %/ft obscuration; or heat detection,
selectable as fixed temperature or fixed with selectable rate-of-rise; or based on
an analysis of the combination of smoke and heat activity.
8. Programmable bases. It shall be possible to program relay and sounder bases to
operate independently of their associated sensor.
9. Magnet test activation of smoke sensors shall be distinguished by its label and
history log entry as being activated by a magnet.
E. Fire Suppression Monitoring:
1. Water flow: Activation of a water flow switch shall initiate general alarm operations.
2. Sprinkler valve tamper switch: The activation of any valve tamper switch shall
activate system supervisory operations.
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3. Water flow switch and sprinkler valve tamper switch shall be capable of existing on
the same initiating zone. Activation of either device shall distinctly report which
device is in alarm on the initiating zone.
F. Audible Alarm Notification: By horns in areas as indicated on drawings.
G. Addressable Notification Appliances (Applies only where addressable notification is
provided):
1. Monitoring: The FACU shall monitor individual addressable notification appliances
for status, condition, type of appliance, and configured appliance settings. A fault
in any individual appliance shall automatically report a trouble condition on the
FACU.
2. Programmable Appliance Settings:
a) The selectable operation of each addressable notification appliance shall be
capable of being configured by the FACU without having to replace or
remove the appliance from the wall or ceiling.
(a) Programmable appliance settings for applicable addressable notification
appliances shall include:
(1) Operation:
((a)) General Evac
((b)) Alert
((c)) User Defined
(2) Style:
((a)) Indoor
((b)) UL Weatherproof
((c)) ULC Weatherproof
(3) Candela Selections:
((a)) Indoor: 15, 30, 75, 110, 135, or 185 cd (per UL1971)
((b)) UL Weatherproof: 15 or 75 cd (per UL1971), and 75 or 185 cd
(per UL1638)
((c)) ULC Weatherproof: 20, 30 or 75 cd (per ULCS526)
(4) Horn Volume:
((a)) Hi
((b)) Low
(5) Horn Cadence:
((a)) Temporal 3
((b)) Temporal 4
((c)) March Time 20 bpm
((d)) March Time 60 bpm
((e)) March Time 120 bpm
((f)) Steady
(6) Horn Tone:
((a)) 520 HZ
((b)) Bell
((c)) Slow Whoop
((d)) Siren
((e)) Hi / Lo
b) Systems that require replacement or removal of the appliances from the wall
or ceiling to change their applicable operation or settings shall not be
accepted.
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3. Programmable Notification Zones:
a) Changing the notification zone assigned to a notification appliance shall be
configurable by the FACU and shall not require additional circuits or wiring.
b) Systems that require additional circuits and wiring to change the notification
zone assigned to a notification appliance shall not be accepted.
4. Other Emergency and Non Emergency Notification:
a) Where required, notification appliances for purposes not related to fire alarm
shall be capable of:
(a) being connected to the same circuit as the fire alarm appliances, and
(b) being individually configured for their intended use without requiring
additional circuits or wiring.
b) Systems that require separate circuits and wiring for other Emergency and
Non Emergency notification shall not be accepted.
5. Addressable Notification Appliance Automated Self-Test:
a) The fire alarm control unit shall be capable of performing an automated
functional self-test of all self-test notification appliances and meet the
requirements in NFPA 72, 2013 Edition, 14.2.8 Automated Testing and Table
14.4.3.2 testing requirements.
b) Test results for each self-test notification appliance shall be stored in nonvolatile memory at the fire alarm control unit.
c) The fire alarm control unit shall be capable of running a functional automated
test for all self-test notification appliances in a general alarm group or for all
self-test appliances within a specific notification zone.
d) The duration required to complete the automated functional test for all self-test
notification appliances shall be accomplished in 2 minutes or less.
e) The automated test results for all self-test notification appliances shall be
available from the fire alarm control unit within 4 minutes from the start of the
test.
f) If any notification appliance fails its automated functional self-test an audible
and visual trouble signal shall be annunciated at the fire alarm control unit.
(a) The self-test trouble signal shall be a latching trouble signal which
requires manual restoration to normal.
6. Addressable Notification Appliance Reports:
a) The fire alarm control unit shall maintain configuration and test data for each
self-test addressable notification appliance.
b) The fire alarm control unit shall be capable of generating configuration, selftest, and deficiency reports, that can be viewed through the fire alarm control
unit user interface or printed via the fire alarm control unit service port.
(a) At minimum, the configuration report shall include the following
information applicable for each addressable notification appliance:
(1) Point ID
(2) Custom Label
(3) Device Type
(4) Candela Setting
(b) At minimum, the self-test report shall include the following information
applicable for each self-test notification appliance:
(1) Point ID
(2) Custom Label
(3) Time and Date of last test
(4) Pass / Fail results of last visual test
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(5) Pass / Fail results of last audible test
c) The fire alarm control unit shall also be capable of providing a deficiency
report that includes a list of all self-test notification appliances that have failed
self-test.
7. Magnet test: When the control unit is in diagnostic mode, the appliances shall be
capable of being tested with a magnet. The magnet diagnostics shall:
a) Pulse the appliance LED to indicate appliance address[,and]
b) briefly sound the individual horn to confirm the audible appliance operation
c) briefly flash the individual strobe to confirm visible appliance operation
1.5 SUBMITTALS
A. General: Submit the following according to Conditions of Contract .
1. Product data sheets for system components highlighted to indicate the specific
products, features, or functions required to meet this specification. Alternate or
as-equal products submitted under this contract must provide a detailed line-byline comparison of how the submitted product meets, exceeds, or does not
comply with this specification.
2. Wiring diagrams from manufacturer.
3. Shop drawings showing system details including location of FACU, all devices,
circuiting and details of graphic annunciator.
4. System power and battery charts with performance graphs and voltage drop
calculations to assure that the system will operate in accordance with the
prescribed backup time periods and under all voltage conditions per UL and
NFPA standards.
5. System operation description including method of operation and supervision of
each type of circuit and sequence of operations for all manually and
automatically initiated system inputs and outputs. A list of all input and output
points in the system shall be provided with a label indicating location or use of
IDC, SLC, NAC, relay, sensor, and auxiliary control circuits.
6. Operating instructions for FACU.
7. Operation and maintenance data for inclusion in Operating and Maintenance
Manual. Include data for each type product, including all features and operating
sequences, both automatic and manual. Provide the names, addresses, and
telephone numbers of service organizations.
8. Product certification signed by a certified representative of the manufacturer of the
fire alarm system components certifying that their products comply with indicated
requirements.
9. Record of field tests of system.
B. Submission to Authority Having Jurisdiction: In addition to routine submission of the
above material, make an identical submission to the authority having jurisdiction.
Include copies of shop drawings as required to depict component locations to
facilitate review. Upon receipt of comments from the Authority, make resubmissions,
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if required, to make clarifications or revisions to obtain approval.
1.6 QUALITY ASSURANCE
A. Installer Qualifications: A factory authorized installer is to perform the work of this
section.
B. Each and every item of the Fire Alarm System shall be listed under the appropriate
category by a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory and shall bear the
respective "NRTL" label.
1.7 PROJECT CONDITIONS
A. Interruption of Existing Fire-Alarm Service: Do not interrupt fire-alarm service to
facilities occupied by Owner or others unless permitted under the following conditions
and then only after arranging to provide temporary guard service according to
requirements indicated:
1. Notify Architect no fewer than two days in advance of proposed interruption of firealarm service.
2. Do not proceed with interruption of fire-alarm service without Architect's written
permission.
1.8 SEQUENCING AND SCHEDULING
A. Existing Fire-Alarm Equipment: Maintain existing equipment fully operational until
new equipment has been tested and accepted. As new equipment is installed, label
it "NOT IN SERVICE" until it is accepted. Remove labels from new equipment when
put into service and label existing fire-alarm equipment "NOT IN SERVICE" until
removed from the building.
B. Equipment Removal: After acceptance of new fire-alarm system, remove existing
disconnected fire-alarm equipment and wiring.
1.9 MAINTENANCE SERVICE
A. Warranty Maintenance Service: Provide maintenance of fire alarm systems and
equipment for a period of 12 months, using factory-authorized service
representatives
1.10 EXTRA MATERIALS
A. General: Furnish extra materials, packaged with protective covering for storage, and
identified with labels clearly describing contents as follows:
1. Break Rods for Manual Stations: Furnish quantity equal to 15 percent of the
number of manual stations installed; minimum of 6 rods.
2. Notification Appliances: Furnish quantity equal to 10 percent of each type and
number of units installed, but not less than one of each type.
3. Smoke Detectors or Sensors, Fire Detectors, and Flame Detectors: Furnish
quantity equal to 10 percent of each type and number of units installed but not
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less than one of each type.
4. Detector or Sensor Bases: Furnish quantity equal to 2 percent of each type and
number of units installed but not less than one of each type.
5. Printer Ribbons: Furnish 6 spare printer ribbons when a printer is provided.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1 ACCEPTABLE EQUIPMENT AND SERVICE PROVIDERS
A. Manufacturers: The equipment and service described in this specification are those
supplied and supported by Tyco SimplexGrinnell and represent the base bid for the
equipment.
1. Subject to compliance with the requirements of this specification, provide products
by one of the following:
a) Simplex, a Tyco Company
B. Being listed as an acceptable Manufacturer in no way relieves obligation to provide all
equipment and features in accordance with these specifications.
C. Alternate products must be submitted to the Owner at the time of bid for approval.
Alternate or as-equal products submitted under this contract must provide a detailed
line-by-line comparison of how the submitted product meets, exceeds, or does not
comply with this specification.
D. The equipment and service provider shall be a nationally recognized company
specializing in fire alarm and detection systems. This provider shall employ factory
trained and NICET Level IV certified technicians, and shall maintain a service
organization within 100 miles of this project location. The equipment and service
provider shall have a minimum of 10 years experience in the fire protective signaling
systems industry.
2.2 SYSTEMS OPERATIONAL DESCRIPTION
A. Fire-alarm signal initiation shall be by one or more of the following devices and
systems:
1. Manual stations.
2. Heat detectors.
3. Flame detectors.
4. Smoke detectors.
5. Duct smoke detectors.
6. Verified automatic alarm operation of smoke detectors.
7. Automatic sprinkler system water flow.
8. Heat detectors in elevator shaft and pit.
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9. Fire-extinguishing system operation.
10. Fire standpipe system.
B. Fire-alarm signal shall initiate the following actions:
1. Continuously operate alarm notification appliances.
2. Identify alarm at fire-alarm control unit and remote annunciators.
3. Transmit an alarm signal to the remote alarm receiving station.
4. Unlock electric door locks in designated egress paths.
5. Release fire and smoke doors held open by magnetic door holders.
6. Switch heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning equipment controls to fire-alarm
mode.
7. Activate smoke-control system (smoke management) at firefighter smoke-control
system panel.
8. Activate stairwell and elevator-shaft pressurization systems.
9. Close smoke dampers in air ducts of designated air-conditioning duct systems.
10. Recall elevators to primary or alternate recall floors.
11. Activate emergency lighting control.
12. Activate emergency shutoffs for gas and fuel supplies.
13. Record events in the system memory.
14. Record events by the system printer.
C. Supervisory signal initiation shall be by one or more of the following devices and
actions:
1. Valve supervisory switch.
2. Low-air-pressure switch of a dry-pipe sprinkler system.
3. Elevator shunt-trip supervision.
D. System trouble signal initiation shall be by one or more of the following devices and
actions:
1. Open circuits, shorts, and grounds in designated circuits.
2. Opening, tampering with, or removing alarm-initiating and supervisory signalinitiating devices.
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3. Loss of primary power at fire-alarm control unit.
4. Ground or a single break in fire-alarm control unit internal circuits.
5. Abnormal AC voltage at fire-alarm control unit.
6. Break in standby battery circuitry.
7. Failure of battery charging.
8. Abnormal position of any switch at fire-alarm control unit or annunciator.
9. Fire-pump power failure, including a dead-phase or phase-reversal condition.
E. System Trouble and Supervisory Signal Actions: Initiate notification appliance and
annunciate at fire-alarm control unit and remote annunciators. Record the event on
system printer where provided.
2.3 FIRE ALARM CONTROL UNIT (FACU)
A. General: Comply with UL 864, "Control Units and Accessories for Fire Alarm
Systems".
B. The following FACU hardware shall be provided:
1. 2,500 point capacity where (1) point equals (1) monitor (input) or (1) control
(output).
2. 2000 points of annunciation where one (1) point of annunciation equals:
a) 1 LED driver output on a graphic driver or 1 switch input on a graphic switch
input module.
b) 1 LED on panel or 1 switch on panel.
3. 9 Amp Power Supply minimum with temperature compensated, dual-rate battery
charger capable of charging up to 110 Ah batteries without a separate external
battery charger. Battery charger voltage and amperage values shall be
accessible on the FACU LCD display.
4. One Auxiliary electronically resettable fused 2A @24VDC Output, with
programmable disconnect operation for 4-wire detector reset.
5. One Auxiliary Relay, SPDT 2A @32VDC, programmable as a trouble relay, either
as normally energized or de-energized, or as an auxiliary control.
6. Three (3) Class B Addressable Notification Appliance Signaling Line Circuits
(SLCs).
a) Each Addressable Notification Appliance SLC shall be rated at 3A and
capable of supporting up to 127 Notification Appliances per channel.
b) Wiring shall be 18 AWG to 12 AWG unshielded twisted pair wire. Systems that
require shielded wire for Notification Appliances shall not be accepted.
c) A constant voltage under both primary and secondary power conditions shall
be maintained at the notification appliance field wiring terminal connections in
the FACU to ensure the voltage drop on the circuit is consistent under both
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primary and secondary power conditions.
d) For systems that do not provide a constant voltage source at the FACU
notification appliance field wiring terminal connections, the fire alarm
contractor shall:
(a) Provide separate point-to-point voltage drop calculations for all
notification appliances under worst case secondary power specifications,
and
(b) Perform a complete functional test of all notification appliances under
worst case secondary power conditions.
7. Three (3) Class B Notification Appliance Circuits (NAC; rated 3A@24VDC,
resistive).
a) NAC’s shall be conventional reverse polarity operation and shall be for
synchronized strobes and independent horn/strobe operation over two wires.
b) NACs shall be selectable as auxiliary power outputs derated to 2 A for
continuous duty.
c) Strobe synchronization and audible cadence synchronization shall be across
all panel NAC circuits. Systems that cannot provide listed synchronization
across all panel NAC’s shall not be acceptable.
8. Where required provide Intelligent Remote Battery Charger for charging up to
50Ah batteries.
9. The FACU shall support up to (5) RS-232-C ports and one service port. All (5) RS232 Ports shall be capable of two-way communications.
10. Remote Unit Interface: supervised serial communication channel for control and
monitoring of remotely located annunciators and I/O panels.
C. Cabinet: Lockable steel enclosure. Arrange unit so all operations required for testing
or for normal care and maintenance of the system are performed from the front of the
enclosure. If more than a single unit is required to form a complete control unit,
provide exactly matching modular unit enclosures.
2.4 ADDRESSABLE INITIATING
A. ADDRESSABLE MANUAL PULL STATIONS
1. General Requirements for Manual Fire-Alarm Boxes: Comply with UL 38. Boxes
shall be finished in red with molded, raised-letter operating instructions in
contrasting color; shall show visible indication of operation; and shall be mounted
on recessed outlet box. If indicated as surface mounted, provide manufacturer's
surface back box.
2. Description: Addressable single- action type, red LEXAN. Station shall
mechanically latch upon operation and remain so until manually reset by opening
with a key common with the control units. Station shall be pull-lever type; with
integral addressable module arranged to communicate manual-station status
(normal, alarm, or trouble) to fire-alarm control unit. Where double-action
stations are provided, the mechanism shall require two actions break front glass
to initiate an alarm.
3. Provide with a front showing red LED showing that will flash each time it is
scanned by the Control Unit (once every 4 seconds). In alarm condition, the
station LED shall be on steady.
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4. Indoor Protective Shield: Where required, or as indicated on the drawings, provide
a factory-fabricated, tamperproof, clear LEXAN enclosure shield and red frame
that easily fits over manual pull stations which shall be hinged at the top to permit
lifting for access to initiate a local alarm. Unit shall be NRTL listed. Lifting the
cover shall actuate an integral battery-powered audible horn intended to
discourage false-alarm operation. The horn shall be silenced by lowering and
realigning the shield. The horn shall provide 85dB at 10 feet and shall be
powered by a 9 VDC battery.
5. California Building Code, Title 24: Where required pull station shall be operable
with one hand and shall not require tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the
wrist. Provides a more easily operated pull station lever compared to standard
stations.
6. Weatherproof Protective Shield: Factory-fabricated clear plastic enclosure hinged
at the top to permit lifting for access to initiate an alarm.
B. ADDRESSABLE ANALOG SMOKE SENSORS
1. General Requirements for System Smoke Detectors:
a) Comply with UL 268, "Smoke Detectors for Fire Protective Signaling Systems."
Include the following features:
b) Factory Nameplate: Serial number and type identification.
c) Operating Voltage: 24 VDC, nominal and shall be two-wire type.
d) Self-Restoring: Detectors do not require resetting or readjustment after
actuation to restore normal operation.
e) Plug-In Arrangement: Sensor and associated electronic components are
mounted in a module that connects to a fixed base with a twist-locking plug
connection. Base shall provide break-off plastic tab that can be removed to
engage the head/base locking mechanism. Provide terminals in the fixed
base for connection to building wiring. No special tools shall be required to
remove head once it has been locked. Removal of the detector head shall
interrupt the supervisory circuit of the fire alarm detection loop and cause a
trouble signal at the control unit. Sensors shall include a communication
transmitter and receiver in the mounting base having a unique identification
and capability for status reporting to the FACU. Sensor address shall be
located in base to eliminate false addressing when replacing sensors.
Integral Addressable Module shall be arranged to communicate detector
status (normal, alarm, or trouble) to fire-alarm control unit. Each sensor base
shall contain an integral visual-indicating LED that wi
f) Each sensor base shall contain a magnetically actuated test switch to provide
for easy pre-certification alarm testing at the sensor location.
g) Each sensor shall be scanned by the Control Unit for its type identification to
prevent inadvertent substitution of another sensor type. Upon detection of a
"wrong device", the control unit shall operate with the installed device at the
default alarm settings for that sensor; 2.5% obscuration for photoelectric
sensor, 135-deg F and 15-deg F rate-of-rise for the heat sensor, but shall
indicate a "Wrong Device" trouble condition.
h) Unless otherwise indicated, detectors shall be analog-addressable type,
individually monitored at fire-alarm control unit for calibration, sensitivity, and
alarm condition and individually adjustable for sensitivity by fire-alarm control
unit. Provide multiple levels of detection sensitivity for each sensor.
i) Environmental compensation, programmable sensitivity settings, status testing,
and monitoring of sensor dirt accumulation for the duct smoke sensor shall
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be provided by the FACU.
j) The sensor's electronics shall be immune from nuisance alarms caused by
EMI and RFI. Removal of the sensor head for cleaning shall not require the
setting of addresses.
k) Bases: CO Sensor, relay output, sounder and isolator bases shall be
supported alternatives to the standard base.
2. Addressable Sensor Bases
a) Standard base - Twist lock addressable base with address selection DIP
switch accessible from front with sensor removed. Integral red LED for
power-on (pulsing), or alarm or trouble (steady on). Locking anti-tamper
design mounts on standard outlet box.
b) Sensor Base with remote device connection - All standard base features with
wired connection for either a Remote LED alarm indicator or remote relay
(relay is unsupervised and requires separate 24VDC)
c) Supervised Relay Bases - All standard base features and shall be available in
either a 4-Wire Sensor Base to use with remote or locally mounted relay;
requires separate 24 VDC, or as a 2-Wire Sensor Base to use with remote or
locally mounted relay; no separate power required. Supervised relay
operation shall be programmable and shall be manually operated from
control panel.
d) Sensor base with built-in electronic alarm sounder - All standard base features
and piezoelectric sounder shall provide high output (88 dBA) with low current
requirements (20 mA). Sounder shall be synchronized via SLC
communications or by the NAC if NAC powered, sounder shall operation
shall be programmable and shall be manually operated from control panel.
e) 520 Hz Sensor base with built-in electronic low frequency sounder - All
standard base features and piezoelectric sounder shall provide a low
frequency 520 Hz Square Wave (85 dBA) with nominal current requirements
(115 mA). Sounder shall be synchronized via SLC communications or by the
NAC if NAC powered, sounder operation shall be programmable and shall be
manually operated from control panel.
(a) Emitted tone shall be a 520Hz Square Wave signal in compliance with
the requirements of the 2010 edition of NFPA 72 for sleeping areas.
(b) The 520Hz Sounder base shall be listed to UL 268 and UL464, Audible
Signal Appliances.
C. ADDRESSABLE DUCT SMOKE SENSOR
1. Standard Addressable Duct Smoke Sensor Unit. Photoelectric type, with sampling
tube of design and dimensions as recommended by the manufacturer for the
specific duct size and installation conditions where applied. Duct housing shall
include relay or relay driver as required for fan shutdown.
a) Environmental compensation, programmable sensitivity settings, status
testing, and monitoring of sensor dirt accumulation for the duct smoke sensor
shall be provided by the FACU.
b) The Duct Housing shall provide a supervised relay driver circuit for driving up
to 15 relays with a single "Form C" contact rated at 7A@ 28VDC or 10A@
120VAC. This auxiliary relay output shall be fully programmable independent
of the sensor head for activation by other alarm initiating devices within the
fire alarm system. Relay shall be mounted within 3 feet of HVAC control
circuit.
c) Duct Housing shall provide a magnetic test area and Red sensor status LED
and Duct Housing shall provide a relay control Yellow LED trouble indicator.
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d) Duct Housing shall have a transparent cover to monitor for the presence of
smoke. Cover shall secure to housing by means of four (4) captive fastening
screws.
e) Duct Housing shall provide two (2) Test Ports for measuring airflow and for
testing. These ports will allow aerosol injection in order to test the activation
of the duct smoke sensor.
f) For maintenance purposes, it shall be possible to clean the duct housing
sampling tubes by accessing them through the duct housing front cover.
g) Each duct smoke sensor shall be provided with a Remote Test Station with an
alarm LED and test switch.
h) Where indicated provide a NEMA 4X weatherproof duct housing enclosure
that shall provide for the circulation of conditioned air around the internally
mounted addressable duct sensor housing to maintain the sensor housing at
its rated temperature range. The housing shall be UL Listed to Standard
268A.
2. Addressable In-Duct Mounted Smoke Sensors. Photoelectric type, for applications
with controlled dust and humidity providing HVAC duct smoke sensing where
sampling tube designs are not appropriate. In-Duct housing shall include relay or
relay driver as required for fan shutdown.
a) Shall accommodate duct airflow from 0 to 4000 ft/min (0 to 1220 m/min), and
provide environmental compensation, programmable sensitivity settings,
status testing, and monitoring of sensor dirt accumulation for the duct smoke
sensor by the FACU.
b) The In-Duct Housing shall provide a supervised relay driver circuit for driving
up to 15 relays with a single "Form C" contact rated at 7A@ 28VDC or 10A@
120VAC. This auxiliary relay output shall be fully programmable independent
of the sensor head for activation by other alarm initiating devices within the
fire alarm system. Relay shall be mounted within 3 feet of HVAC control
circuit.
c) Standard models shall be for rectangular ducts from 6” (152 mm) square to
36” (914 mm) square with optional adapters available to allow use with round
ducts of 6”, 8” (203 mm), 10” (254 mm) or 12” (305 mm) in diameter.
d) In-Duct Housing shall provide a magnetic test area and Red sensor status
LED and In-Duct Housing shall provide a relay control Yellow LED trouble
indicator.
e) Duct Housing shall have a transparent cover to monitor for the presence of
smoke. Cover shall secure to housing by means of four (4) captive fastening
screws.
f) Each duct smoke sensor shall be provided with a Remote Test Station with an
alarm LED and test switch.
3. Addressable Air Aspirating Duct Smoke Sensors. Photoelectric type smoke
detection with an aspirating system shall provide remote sensor location for ducts
with difficult service access. Detectors shall support remote housing up to 82ft
with 1.05” OD rigid pipe; detectors shall support remote housing up to 50ft with
¾” OD flexible tubing. Sampling tubes shall be provided per design and
dimensions as recommended by the manufacturer for the specific duct size and
installation conditions where applied. Duct Detection system shall be UL listed to
Standards 268A, and ULC listed to Standard S529.
a) Environmental compensation, programmable sensitivity settings, status testing
and monitoring of sensor dirt accumulation for the duct smoke sensor shall
be provided by the FACU.
b) The Air Aspirating duct detection system shall supervise air flow through the
duct housing and shall communicate trouble to the fire alarm control unit on a
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high or low air flow condition.
c) The Air Aspirating Duct Housing shall provide a supervised relay driver circuit
for driving up to 15 relays with a single Form C contact rated at 7A@ 28VDC
and 120VAC. This auxiliary relay output shall be fully programmable. Relay
shall be mounted within 3 feet of HVAC control circuit.
d) Air Aspirating Duct Housing shall provide a magnetic test area and Red
sensor status LED.
e) Each duct smoke sensor shall have a Remote Test Station with an alarm LED
and test switch.
f) Each duct housing shall have remote functional smoke testing capability.
g) Each duct housing shall be supplied with a replacement air inlet filter.
h) Each duct housing shall have an optional water trap with a ball valve for
draining to eliminate moisture buildup.
i) The Air Aspirating Detection system shall have an operating air velocity range
of 0 to 4000 linear ft/minute) 0 to 1220 meters/minute.
j) The Addressable Air Aspirating Detection system shall be capable of use in
other areas as open area detection where point type detectors are not
practical, such as; prison cells in correctional facilities, transformer vaults,
cable tunnels and MRI rooms.
D. ADDRESSABLE HEAT SENSORS
1. General Requirements for Heat Detectors: Comply with UL 521.
2. Thermal Sensor Combination type: Fixed-temperature and rate-of-rise unit with
plug-in base and alarm indication lamp; Actuated by either a fixed temperature of
135 deg F (57 deg C) or a rate of rise that exceeds 15 deg F (8 deg C) per
minute unless otherwise indicated.
3. Thermal sensor shall be of the epoxy encapsulated electronic design. It shall be
thermistor-based, rate-compensated, self-restoring and shall not be affected by
thermal lag. Selectable rate compensated, fixed temperature sensing with or
without rate-of-rise operation.
4. Mounting: Twist-lock base interchangeable with smoke-sensor heads.
5. Integral Addressable Module: Arranged to communicate detector status (normal,
alarm, or trouble) to fire-alarm control unit.
6. Sensor fixed temperature sensing shall be independent of rate-of-rise sensing and
programmable to operate at 135-deg F or 155-deg F. Sensor rate-of-rise
temperature detection shall be selectable at the FACU for either 15-deg F or 20deg F per minute.
7. Sensor shall have the capability to be programmed as a utility monitoring device to
monitor for temperature extremes in the range from 32-deg F to 155-deg F.
8. Unless otherwise indicated, sensors shall be analog-addressable type, individually
monitored at fire-alarm control unit for calibration, sensitivity, and alarm condition
and individually adjustable for temperature by fire-alarm control unit.
a) Rate-of-rise temperature characteristic shall be selectable at fire-alarm control
unit for 15 or 20 deg F (8 or 11 deg C) per minute.
b) Fixed-temperature sensing shall be independent of rate-of-rise sensing and
shall be settable at fire-alarm control unit to operate at 135 or 155 deg F (57
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or 68 deg C).
E. ADDRESSABLE CO SENSOR
1. Addressable CO Sensor
a) The CO Sensor shall be an addressable carbon monoxide (CO) sensing
module providing both CO toxic gas detection and enhanced fire detection,
and shall be listed to UL 268, Smoke Detectors for Fire Alarm Signaling
Systems and UL 2075, Gas and Vapor Detectors and Sensors; allowing
systems to be listed to UL 2034, Single and Multiple Station Carbon
Monoxide Alarms.
b) The CO Sensor shall include CO sensor element mounted in the sensor base
which can be easily replaced without replacing the complete sensor base
assembly.
c) The CO Sensor base shall provide address selection in the base allowing the
address to remain with its location when the sensor is removed for service or
type change.
d) The CO Sensor base shall include an integral red LED to indicate the poweron, trouble, test mode or alarm status.
e) CO sensor shall provide enhanced fire detection with the addition of two
selectable modes of operation: Nuisance Alarm Reduction Mode and Faster
Fire Detection.
f) The CO Sensor shall provide a 10 year life expectancy before replacement is
necessary or required.
g) The CO Sensor base shall report the following CO Sensor troubles:
Communication loss, Disabled, Almost Expired 12 Months, Almost Expired 6
Months, Expired (End of Life), and Sensor Missing/Failed.
2. Addressable CO Sensor Sounder Base
a) The CO Sensing element shall support operation with a Sounder base; the CO
Sensor Sounder base shall provide temporal code 3 (TC3) for fire, or
temporal code 4 (TC4) for toxic carbon monoxide alarms.
b) The CO Sensor Sounder base shall be listed to UL464, Audible Signal
Appliances.
c) CO sensor shall provide enhanced fire detection with the addition of two
selectable modes of operation: Nuisance Alarm Reduction Mode and Faster
Fire Detection.
d) The CO Sensor Sounder Base shall include CO sensor element mounted in
the sounder base which can be easily replaced without replacing the
complete sensor base assembly.
e) The CO Sensor Sounder base shall provide address selection in the base
allowing the address to remain with its location when the sensor is removed
for service or type change.
f) The CO Sensor Sounder Sensor base shall include an integral red LED to
indicate the power-on, trouble, test mode or alarm status.
g) The CO Sensor Sounder base shall report the following CO Sensor troubles:
Communication loss, Disabled, Almost Expired 12 Months, Almost Expired 6
Months, Expired (End of Life), and Sensor Missing/Failed.
h) The CO Sensor Sounder Base shall be interchangeable with the CO Sensor
520 Hz Sounder Base.
3. Addressable CO Sensor 520 Hz Sounder Base
a) The CO Sensing element shall support operation with a 520 Hz Sounder base;
the 520 Hz CO Sounder base shall provide temporal code 3 (TC3) for fire, or
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temporal code 4 (TC4) for toxic carbon monoxide alarms.
b) Emitted tone shall be a 520Hz Square Wave signal in compliance with the
requirements of the 2010 edition of NFPA 72 for sleeping areas.
c) The CO Sensor 520Hz Sounder base shall be listed to UL 268 and UL464,
Audible Signal Appliances.
d) CO sensor shall provide enhanced fire detection with the addition of two
selectable modes of operation: Nuisance Alarm Reduction Mode and Faster
Fire Detection.
e) The CO Sensor 520 Hz Sounder Base shall include CO sensor element
mounted in the sounder base which can be easily replaced without replacing
the complete sensor base assembly.
f) The CO Sensor 520 Hz Sounder base shall provide address selection in the
base allowing the address to remain with its location when the sensor is
removed for service or type change.
g) The CO Sensor 520 Hz Sounder base shall include an integral red LED to
indicate the power-on, trouble, test mode or alarm status.
h) The CO Sensor 520 Hz Sounder base shall report the following CO Sensor
troubles: Communication loss, Disabled, Almost Expired 12 Months, Almost
Expired 6 Months, Expired (End of Life), and Sensor Missing/Failed.
i) The CO Sensor 520 Hz Sounder Base shall be interchangeable with the
standard CO Sensor Sounder Base.
F. ADDRESSABLE MULTI-POINT/MULTI-SENSOR/MULTI-CRITERIA SENSOR
1. Smoke and heat sensing shall be available to be combined in a single housing to
provide smoke activity accurately monitored by photoelectric sensing technology
and thermal activity accurately monitored by thermistor sensing technology.
2. A correlation algorithm of smoke activity and thermal activity shall be provided for
intelligent fire detection earlier than with either technology activity alone but shall
provide software and programming capabilities to help reduce nuisance alarms.
3. Individual sensor information shall be processed by the host fire alarm control unit
to determine sensor status and to determine whether conditions are normal, offnormal, or alarm.
4. Analog information from each sensor type shall be digitally communicated to the
control panel where it is to be analyzed. Photoelectric sensor input is to be
stored and tracked as an average value with an alarm or abnormal condition
being determined by comparing the sensor’s present value against its average
value. Thermal data is to be processed to look for absolute or rate-of-rise
temperature as desired.
5. Monitoring each photoelectric sensor’s average value shall provide a software
filtering process that compensates for environmental factors (dust, dirt, etc.) and
component aging, which shall provide an accurate reference for evaluating new
activity. The intent of this process is to be a significant reduction in the probability
of false or nuisance alarms caused by shifts in sensitivity, either up or down.
Status indications of dirty and excessively dirty shall be automatically generated
allowing maintenance to be performed on a per device basis.
6. Peak activity per sensor shall be stored by the host fire alarm control unit to assist
in evaluating specific locations where the alarm set point for each sensor shall be
capable of being determined at the control panel, and selectable as more or less
sensitive as the individual application requires.
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7. Alarm set points shall be programmed for timed automatic sensitivity selection
(such as more sensitive at night, less sensitive during day). Control panel
programming shall also provide multi-stage operation per sensor, for example a
0.2% level may cause a warning to prompt investigation while a 2.5% level may
initiate an alarm.
8. Combination smoke and heat sensors Rate-of-rise temperature characteristic shall
be selectable at fire-alarm control unit for 15 or 20 deg F (8 or 11 deg C) per
minute. The fixed-temperature sensing shall be independent of rate-of-rise
sensing and shall be settable at fire-alarm control unit to operate at 135 or 155
deg F (57 or 68 deg C).
9. Bases: CO Sensor, relay output, sounder, 520 Hz Sounder, and isolator bases
shall be supported alternatives to the standard base.
G. ADDRESSABLE CIRCUIT INTERFACE MODULES
1. Addressable Circuit Interface Modules: Arrange to monitor or control one or more
system components that are not otherwise equipped for addressable
communication. Modules shall be used for monitoring of waterflow, valve tamper,
non-addressable devices, and for control of AHU systems.
2. Addressable Circuit Interface Modules will be capable of mounting in a standard
electric outlet box. Modules will include cover plates to allow surface or flush
mounting. Modules will receive their operating power from the signaling line
circuit or a separate two wire pair running from an appropriate power supply, as
required.
3. There shall be the following types of modules:
a) Type 1: Monitor Circuit Interface Module:
(a) For conventional 2-wire smoke detector and/or contact device monitoring
with Class B or Class A wiring supervision. The supervision of the zone
wiring will be Class B. This module will communicate status (normal,
alarm, trouble) to the FACU.
(b) For conventional 4-wire smoke detector with Class B wiring supervision.
The module will provide detector reset capability and over-current power
protection for the 4-wire detector. This module will communicate status
(normal, alarm, trouble) to the FACU.
b) Type 2: Line Powered Monitor Circuit Interface Module
(a) This type of module is an individually addressable module that has both
its power and its communications supplied by the two wire signaling line
circuit. It provides location specific addressability to an initiating device
by monitoring normally open dry contacts. This module shall have the
capability of communicating four zone status conditions (normal, alarm,
current limited, trouble) to the FACU.
(b) This module shall provide location specific addressability for up to five
initiating devices by monitoring normally closed or normally open dry
contact security devices. The module shall communicate four zone
status conditions (open, normal, abnormal, and short). The two-wire
signaling line circuit shall supply power and communications to the
module.
c) Type 3: Single Address Multi-Point Interface Modules
(a) This multipoint module shall provide location specific addressability for
four initiating circuits and control two output relays from a single address.
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Inputs shall provide supervised monitoring of normally open, dry contacts
and be capable of communicating four zone status conditions (normal,
open, current limited, and short). The input circuits and output relay
operation shall be controlled independently and disabled separately.
(b) This dual point module shall provide a supervised multi-state input and a
relay output, using a single address. The input shall provide supervised
monitoring of two normally open, dry contacts with a single point and be
capable of communicating four zone status conditions (normal, open,
current limited, and short). The two-wire signaling line circuit shall supply
power and communications to the module.
(c) This dual point module shall monitor an unsupervised normally open, dry
contact with one point and control an output relay with the other point,
using a single address. The two-wire signaling line circuit shall supply
power and communications to the module.
d) Type 4: Line Powered Control Circuit Interface Module
(a) This module shall provide control and status tracking of a Form "C"
contact. The two-wire signaling line circuit shall supply power and
communications to the module.
e) Type 5: 4-20 mA Analog Monitor Circuit Interface Module
(a) This module shall communicate the status of a compatible 4-20 mA
sensor to the FACU. The FACU shall annunciate up to three threshold
levels, each with custom action message; display and archive actual
sensor analog levels; and permit sensor calibration date recording.
4. All Circuit Interface Modules shall be supervised and uniquely identified by the
control unit. Module identification shall be transmitted to the control unit for
processing according to the program instructions. Modules shall have an onboard LED to provide an indication that the module is powered and
communicating with the FACU. The LEDs shall provide a troubleshooting aid
since the LED blinks on poll whenever the peripheral is powered and
communicating.
2.5 CONVENTIONAL INITIATING
A. CONVENTIONAL MANUAL PULL STATIONS
1. General Requirements for Manual Fire-Alarm Boxes: Comply with UL 38. Boxes
shall be finished in red with molded, raised-letter operating instructions in
contrasting color; shall show visible indication of operation; and shall be mounted
on recessed outlet box. If indicated as surface mounted, provide manufacturer's
surface back box.
2. Description: Conventional single- action type, red LEXAN. Station shall
mechanically latch upon operation and remain so until manually reset by opening
with a key common with the control units. Station shall be pull-lever type; with
integral terminal strip to accommodate wiring connections to fire-alarm control
unit Initiating Device Circuit. Where double-action stations are provided, the
mechanism shall require two actions break front glass to initiate an alarm.
3. Indoor Protective Shield: Where required, or as indicated on the drawings, provide
a factory-fabricated, tamperproof, clear LEXAN enclosure shield and red frame
that easily fits over manual pull stations which shall be hinged at the top to permit
lifting for access to initiate a local alarm. Unit shall be NRTL listed. Lifting the
cover shall actuate an integral battery-powered audible horn intended to
discourage false-alarm operation. The horn shall be silenced by lowering and
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realigning the shield. The horn shall provide 85dB at 10 feet and shall be
powered by a 9 VDC battery.
4. California Building Code, Title 24: Where required pull station shall be operable
with one hand and shall not require tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the
wrist. Provides a more easily operated pull station lever compared to standard
stations.
5. Weatherproof Protective Shield: Factory-fabricated clear plastic enclosure hinged
at the top to permit lifting for access to initiate an alarm.
2.6 ADDRESSABLE NOTIFICATION
A. ADDRESSABLE ALARM NOTIFICATION APPLIANCES
1. Addressable Notification Appliances: The Contractor shall furnish and install
Addressable Notification Appliances and accessories to operate on compatible
signaling line circuits (SLC).
a) Addressable Notification appliance operation shall provide power, supervision
and separate control of horns and strobes over a single pair of wires. The
controlling channel (SLC) digitally communicates with each appliance and
receives a response to verify the appliance's presence on the channel. The
channel provides a digital command to control appliance operation. SLC
channel wiring shall be unshielded twisted pair (UTP), with a capacitance
rating of less than 60pf/ft and a minimum 3 twists (turns) per foot.
b) All Notification Appliances shall operate as a completely independent device
allowing for specific location alerting of both fire alarm and Mass Notification
functions. Each visible device (both clear fire alarm and amber mass
notification) shall be capable of operating on multiple notification zones or
completely separate from all other notification devices, this allows “On the fly”
program operation changes for Mass Notification alerting and fire alarm
notification.
c) All Notification Appliances shall operate as a completely independent device
allowing for appliances in handicap accessible rooms and other locations to
operate on the same SLC and to activate individually based on an alarm
condition in a room or as part of a general alarm condition where all
appliances activate together.
d) Individual Notification Appliances shall be able to be grouped into zones (or
operational groups) by central programming at the main fire alarm control
unit.
e) Notification Appliances shall provide for “unobtrusive” testing. Each
Notification Appliance shall be tested for audible and visible operation on an
individual basis at the device or from the main fire alarm control unit, allowing
for minimal invasive impact.
f) Class B (Style 4) notification appliances shall be wired without requiring
traditional in/out wiring methods; addressable "T" Tapping shall be permitted.
Up to 127 addresses can be supported on a single channel.
g) Each Addressable notification appliance shall contain an electronic module
and a selectable address setting to allow it to occupy a unique location on
the channel. This on-board module shall also allow the channel to perform
appliance diagnostics that assist with installation and subsequent test
operations. A visible LED on each appliance shall provide verification of
communications and shall flash with the appliances address setting when
locally requested using a magnetic test tool.
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h) Each addressable notification appliance shall have electrical test point access
without removing the device cover.
i) Both wall mount and ceiling mount devices shall be available.
2. Addressable Horn: Addressable horn shall be listed to UL 464. Horn shall support
Temporal Code 3, March Time (20, 60, or 120 BPM), Continuous, and Temporal
Code 4 coding patterns. Horn appliances shall have a High/Low Setting,
programmable by channel from the addressable controller or by appliance from
the host FACU. The horn shall have a minimum sound pressure level of 83 or 89
dBA for steady) or of 79 or 85 dBA for coded operation. The horn device shall
consist of three pieces; appliance, cover and mounting plate. For ease of
installation the mounting plate shall mount directly to a standard single gang,
double gang or 4" square electrical box, without the use of special adapter or trim
rings. When the appliance is connected to an active circuit, the front cover of the
appliance shall be removable without causing a trouble indication on the fire
alarm control unit. Appliances shall be wired with UTP conductors, having a
minimum of 3 twists per foot.
3. Addressable Visible/Only: Addressable strobe shall be listed to UL 1971. The V/O
device shall consist of a xenon flash tube and associated lens/reflector system,
cover and mounting plate. For ease of installation the mounting plate shall mount
directly to standard single gang, double gang or 4" square electrical box, without
the use of special adapters or trim rings. When the appliance is connected to an
active circuit, the front cover of the appliance shall be removable without causing
a trouble indication on the fire alarm control unit. Appliances shall be wired with
UTP conductors, having a minimum of 3 twists per foot. The V/O appliance shall
be provided with multiple minimum flash intensities of 15cd, 30cd, 75cd, 110cd,
135cd and 185cd. The Candela levels shall be settable from the fire alarm
control unit or by using a hardware selector on the appliance.
4. Addressable Audible/Visible: Addressable combination Audible/Visible (A/V)
Notification Appliances shall be listed to UL 1971 and UL 464. The strobe device
shall consist of a xenon flash tube and associated lens/reflector system, cover
and mounting plate. For ease of installation audible/visible mounting plate shall
mount directly to standard single gang, double gang or 4" square electrical box,
without the use of special adapters or trim rings. The strobe shall provide multiple
minimum flash intensities of 15cd, 30cd, 75cd, 110cd, 135cd and 185cd. The
Candela levels shall be settable from the fire alarm control unit or using a
hardware selector on the appliance. The Horn shall support Temporal Code 3,
March Time (20, 60, or 120 BPM), Continuous, and Temporal Code 4 coding
patterns. The horn shall have a minimum sound pressure level of 83 or 89 dBA
for steady or 79 or 85 dBA for coded operation. When the appliance is connected
to an active circuit, the front cover of the appliance shall be removable without
causing a trouble indication on the fire alarm control unit. Appliances shall be
wired with UTP conductors, having a minimum of 3 twists per foot. The appliance
shall be capable of two-wire synchronization with one of the following options:
a) Synchronized Strobe with Horn on steady.
b) Synchronized Strobe with Temporal Code Pattern on Horn.
c) Synchronized Strobe with March Time cadence on Horn.
d) Synchronized Strobe firing to NAC sync signal with Horn silenced.
5. Addressable Multi-Tone Audible Only: Addressable multi-tone appliance shall be
listed to UL 464. Per appliance tone selection of 520 Hz Horn, Broadband Horn,
Bell, and Chime tones shall be controlled as Temporal Code 3, Temporal Code
4, March Time (selectable as 20, 60, or 120 bpm), or Continuous shall be
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programmable from the control panel, or selected using an on-board DIP Switch.
Slow Whoop, Siren, and High/Low tone selections shall be controlled as
synchronized continuous operation. Appliances shall have a High/Low Setting,
programmable by channel from the addressable controller or by appliance from
the host FACU. 520 Hz tone shall be compliant with NFPA 72 Low Frequency
Signal Requirements for Sleeping Areas. The appliance shall consist of three
pieces; appliance, cover and mounting plate. For ease of installation the
mounting plate shall mount directly to a standard single gang, double gang or 4"
square electrical box, without the use of special adapter or trim rings. When the
appliance is connected to an active circuit, the front cover of the appliance shall
be removable without causing a trouble indication on the fire alarm control unit.
6. Addressable Multi-Tone Audible/Visible: Addressable combination Multi-Tone
Audible/Visible (A/V) Notification Appliances shall be listed to UL 1971 and UL
464. The strobe device shall consist of a xenon flash tube and associated
lens/reflector system, cover and mounting plate. For ease of installation
audible/visible mounting plate shall mount directly to standard single gang,
double gang or 4" square electrical box, without the use of special adapters or
trim rings. The strobe shall provide multiple minimum flash intensities of 15cd,
30cd, 75cd, 110cd, 135cd and 185cd. The Candela levels shall be settable from
the fire alarm control unit or using a hardware selector on the appliance. Per
appliance tone selection of 520 Hz Horn, Broadband Horn, Bell, and Chime tones
shall be controlled as Temporal Code 3, Temporal Code 4, March Time
(selectable as 20, 60, or 120 bpm), or Continuous shall be programmable from
the control panel, or selected using an on-board DIP Switch. Slow Whoop, Siren,
and High/Low tone selections shall be controlled as synchronized continuous
operation. Appliances shall have a High/Low Setting, programmable by channel
from the addressable controller or by appliance from the host FACU. 520 Hz
tone shall be compliant with NFPA 72 Low Frequency Signal Requirements for
Sleeping Areas.
7. Addressable Weatherproof Visible Only: Addressable weatherproof strobe shall be
UL 1971 listed for indoor applications with strobe intensity selectable as 15 or 75
cd or UL 1638 listed for outdoor applications with strobe rated at 75 cd (WP75) or
185 cd (WP185). The appliances shall be acceptable for indoor and outdoor,
extended temperature and extended humidity applications. The V/O device shall
consist of a xenon flash tube and associated lens/reflector system, weatherproof
cover and weatherproof mounting box. The V/O appliance shall be provided with
multiple minimum flash intensities of 15, 75, WP 75, or WP 185 candela. The
Candela levels shall be settable from the fire alarm control unit or by using a
hardware selector on the appliance.
8. Addressable Weatherproof Audible/Visible: Addressable weatherproof horn/strobe
shall be UL 464 and UL 1971 listed for indoor applications with strobe intensity
selectable as 15 or 75 cd or UL 1638 listed for outdoor applications with strobe
rated at 75 cd (WP75) or 185 cd (WP185).. The appliances shall be acceptable
for indoor and outdoor, extended temperature and extended humidity
applications. The A/V device shall consist of a xenon flash tube and associated
lens/reflector system, weatherproof cover and weatherproof mounting box. The
strobe appliance shall be provided with multiple minimum flash intensities of 15,
75, WP 75, or WP 185 candela. The Candela levels shall be settable from the
fire alarm control unit or by using a hardware selector on the appliance. The Horn
shall support Temporal Code 3, March Time (20, 60, or 120 BPM), Continuous,
and Temporal Code 4 coding patterns. The horn shall have a minimum sound
pressure level of 81 or 87 dBA for steady or 80 or 87 dBA for coded operation.
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9. Addressable Mini-Horn Audible Only: Addressable mini-horn shall be listed to UL
464. Horn shall support Temporal Code 3, March Time (20, 60, or 120 BPM),
Continuous, and Temporal Code 4 coding patterns. Mini-horn appliances shall
have a High/Low Setting, selectable at the appliance or programmable from the
addressable controller by appliance from the host FACU. The horn shall have a
minimum sound pressure level of 85 or 87 dBA for steady) or of 81 or 83 dBA for
coded operation. The horn device shall consist of two pieces; cover and
appliance/mounting plate. For ease of installation the appliance/mounting plate
shall mount directly to a standard single gang electrical box, without the use of
special adapter or trim rings. When the appliance is connected to an active
circuit, the front cover of the appliance shall be removable without causing a
trouble indication on the fire alarm control unit. Weatherproof model shall mount
to provided single gang weatherproof electrical box.
10. Addressable LED Visible Only: Addressable LED visible strobe (V/O) shall be
listed to UL 1971. The multi-candela LED V/O strobe device shall be available in
low (15, 30, 75 cd) and high (110, 135, 185 cd) range candela. Models shall
provide a small compact design with low current draw due to efficient strobe
LED’s. LED strobe device shall consist of two pieces; cover and
appliance/mounting plate. For ease of installation the appliance/mounting plate
shall mount directly to a standard single gang electrical box, without the use of
special adapter or trim rings. Synchronized LED strobe operation shall be
provided with other LED or Xenon strobe devices on the same circuit or the same
panel on different circuits. LED strobe device shall meet the 20ms pulse width
requirement in the 2016 Edition of NFPA 72. When the appliance is connected to
an active circuit, the front cover of the appliance shall be removable without
causing a trouble indication on the fire alarm control unit. The Candela levels
shall be settable from the fire alarm control unit or by using a hardware selector
on the appliance. Weatherproof model shall mount to provided single gang
weatherproof electrical box.
11. Addressable LED Audible/Visible: Addressable combination LED Audible/Visible
(A/V) Notification Appliances shall be listed to UL 1971 and UL 464. Horn shall
support Temporal Code 3, March Time (20, 60, or 120 BPM), Continuous, and
Temporal Code 4 coding patterns. Horn shall have a High/Low Setting,
selectable at the appliance or programmable from the addressable controller by
appliance from the host FACU. The horn shall have a minimum sound pressure
level of 85 or 87 dBA for steady) or of 81 or 83 dBA for coded operation. The
multi-candela LED V/O strobe device shall be available in low (15, 30, 75 cd) and
high (110, 135, 185 cd) range candela. Models shall provide a small compact
design with low current draw due to efficient strobe LED’s. Synchronized LED
strobe operation shall be provided with other LED or Xenon strobe devices on
the same circuit or the same panel on different circuits. LED strobe device shall
meet the 20ms pulse width requirement in the 2016 Edition of NFPA 72. The A/V
device shall consist of two pieces; cover and appliance/mounting plate. For ease
of installation the appliance/mounting plate shall mount directly to a standard
single gang electrical box, without the use of special adapter or trim rings. When
the appliance is connected to an active circuit, the front cover of the appliance
shall be removable without causing a trouble indication on the fire alarm control
unit. Weatherproof model shall mount to provided single gang weatherproof
electrical box.
12. Isolator Module: Isolator module provides short circuit isolation for addressable
notification appliance SLC wiring. Isolator shall be listed to UL 864. The Isolator
shall mount directly to a minimum 2 1/8" deep, standard 4" square electrical box,
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without the use of special adapter or trim rings. Power and communications shall
be supplied by the Addressable Controller channel SLC; dual port design shall
accept communications and power from either port and shall automatically
isolate one port from the other when a short circuit occurs. The following
functionality shall be included in the Isolator module:
a) Report faults to the host FACU.
b) On-board Yellow LED provides module status.
c) After the wiring fault is repaired, the Isolator modules shall test the lines and
automatically restore the connection.
13. Addressable Textual Notification Appliance: Textual Notification Appliance is to
operate on a compatible Signaling Line Circuit (SLC) and is to provide a high
visibility, multi-color LED text message display.
a) Textual Notification Appliance shall be Listed to UL 1638 Visual Signaling
Appliances.
b) Appliance shall be capable of up to thirty two (32) pre-programmed message
selections that can be activated in response to pre-defined emergency
situations or linked to specific system point status conditions.
c) Textual Notification Appliance shall be capable of displaying dual or single line
emergency instructions. Instructions can show as static, flashing, or scrolling
with a variety of appearance/transition options. Instructions shall be capable
of displaying using multi-colors to emphasize instructions content.
d) Textual Notification Appliance shall be capable of providing non-emergency
information during non-emergency conditions. Emergency conditions will
override non-emergency message/instructions and display emergency
instructions.
e) Textual Notification Appliance shall be capable of scrolling instructions of at
least 512 characters in length.
f) Textual Notification Appliance shall be viewable from a distance of 100 feet.
g) Textual Notification Appliance shall be powered by a listed fire alarm power
supply providing 24VDC with battery back-up.
h) Textual Notification Appliance shall be capable of wall or ceiling mounting
options.
14. Accessories: The contractor shall furnish the necessary accessories.
PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1 INSTALLATION, GENERAL
A. Install system components and all associated devices in accordance with applicable
NFPA Standards and manufacturer's recommendations.
B. Installation personnel shall be supervised by persons who are qualified and
experienced in the installation, inspection, and testing of fire alarm systems.
Examples of qualified personnel shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
1. Factory trained and certified personnel.
2. National Institute of Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) fire alarm
level II certified personnel.
3. Personnel licensed or certified by state or local authority.
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3.2 EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION
A. Furnish and install a complete Fire Alarm System as described herein and as shown
on the plans. Include sufficient control unit(s), annunciator(s), manual stations,
automatic fire detectors, smoke detectors, audible and visible notification appliances,
wiring, terminations, electrical boxes, Ethernet drops, and all other necessary
material for a complete operating system.
B. Existing Fire Alarm Equipment shall be maintained fully operational until the new
equipment has been tested and accepted.
C. Equipment Removal: After acceptance of the new fire alarm system, disconnect and
remove the existing fire alarm equipment and restore damaged surfaces. Package
operational fire alarm and detection equipment that has been removed and deliver to
the Owner. Remove from the site and legally dispose of the remainder of the existing
material.
D. Water-Flow and Valve Supervisory Switches: Connect for each sprinkler valve
required to be supervised.
E. Device Location-Indicating Lights: Locate in the public space immediately adjacent to
the device they monitor.
F. Install manual station with operating handle 48 inches (1.22 m) above floor. Install
wall mounted audible and visual notification appliances not less than 80 inches (2.03
m) above floor to bottom of lens and not greater than 96 inches (2.44 m) above floor
to bottom of lens.
G. Mount outlet box for electric door holder to withstand 80 pounds pulling force.
H. Make conduit and wiring connections to duct smoke detectors.
I. Automatic Detector Installation: Conform to NFPA 72.
J. Ethernet Drop: A standard RJ-45 Ethernet connection to the owner’s Ethernet network
shall be provided at each fire alarm control unit as part of the contract.
3.3 PREPARATION
A. Coordinate work of this Section with other affected work and construction schedule.
3.4 CONNECTIONS
A. For fire-protection systems related to doors in fire-rated walls and partitions and to
doors in smoke partitions, comply with requirements in Division 08 Section "Door
Hardware." Connect hardware and devices to fire-alarm system.
1. Verify that hardware and devices are NRTL listed for use with fire-alarm system in
this Section before making connections.
B. Make addressable connections with a supervised interface device to the following
devices and systems. Install the interface device less than 3 feet (1 m) from the
device controlled. Make an addressable confirmation connection when such
feedback is available at the device or system being controlled.
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1. Alarm-initiating connection to smoke-control system (smoke management) at
firefighter smoke-control system panel.
2. Alarm-initiating connection to stairwell and elevator-shaft pressurization systems.
3. Smoke dampers in air ducts of designated air-conditioning duct systems.
4. Alarm-initiating connection to elevator recall system and components.
5. Alarm-initiating connection to activate emergency lighting control.
6. Alarm-initiating connection to activate emergency shutoffs for gas and fuel
supplies.
7. Supervisory connections at valve supervisory switches.
8. Supervisory connections at low-air-pressure switch of each dry-pipe sprinkler
system.
9. Supervisory connections at elevator shunt trip breaker.
10. Supervisory connections at fire-pump power failure including a dead-phase or
phase-reversal condition.
11. Supervisory connections at fire-pump engine control panel.
3.5 WIRING INSTALLATION
A. System Wiring: Wire and cable shall be a type listed for its intended use by an
approval agency acceptable to the Authority Having Jurisdiction and shall be installed
in accordance with the appropriate articles from the current approved edition of NFPA
70: National Electric Code (NEC).
B. Contractor shall obtain from the Fire Alarm System Manufacturer written instruction
regarding the appropriate wire/cable to be used for this installation. No deviation from
the written instruction shall be made by the Contractor without the prior written
approval of the Fire Alarm System Manufacturer.
C. Color Coding: Color-code fire alarm conductors differently from the normal building
power wiring. Use one color code for alarm initiating device circuits wiring and a
different color code for supervisory circuits. Color-code notification appliance circuits
differently from alarm-initiating circuits. Paint fire alarm system junction boxes and
covers red.
D. Mount end-of-line device in box with last device or separate box adjacent to last
device for Class "B" supervision.
E. Ethernet Circuits:
1. Ethernet circuits shall be provided to the Fire Alarm Control Unit as shown on the
plans.
2. Where a dedicated Fire Alarm Ethernet LAN is specified only Agency Listed Fire
Alarm Ethernet hardware shall be installed.
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3.6 IDENTIFICATION
A. Identify system components, wiring, cabling, and terminals. Comply with
requirements for identification specified in Division 26 Section "Identification for
Electrical Systems."
B. Install framed instructions in a location visible from fire-alarm control unit.
3.7 GROUNDING
A. Ground fire-alarm control unit and associated circuits; comply with IEEE 1100. Install
a ground wire from main service ground to fire-alarm control unit.
3.8 FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
A. Manufacturer's Field Services: Provide services of a factory-authorized service
representative to supervise the field assembly and connection of components and
the pretesting, testing, and adjustment of the system.
B. Service personnel shall be qualified and experienced in the inspection, testing, and
maintenance of fire alarm systems. Examples of qualified personnel shall be
permitted to include, but shall not be limited to, individuals with the following
qualifications:
1. Factory trained and certified.
2. National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) fire alarm
certified.
3. International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) fire alarm certified.
4. Certified by a state or local authority.
5. Trained and qualified personnel employed by an organization listed by a national
testing laboratory for the servicing of fire alarm systems.
C. Pretesting: Determine, through pretesting, the conformance of the system to the
requirements of the Drawings and Specifications. Correct deficiencies observed in
pretesting. Replace malfunctioning or damaged items with new and retest until
satisfactory performance and conditions are achieved.
D. Inspection:
1. Inspect equipment installation, interconnection with system devices, mounting
locations, and mounting methods.
2. Verify that units and controls are properly installed, connected, and labeled and
that interconnecting wires and terminals are identified.
E. Acceptance Operational Tests:
1. Perform operational system tests to verify conformance with specifications:
a) Each alarm initiating device installed shall be operationally tested. Each
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device shall be tested for alarm and trouble conditions. Contractor shall
submit a written certification that the Fire Alarm System installation is
complete including all punch-list items. Test battery operated emergency
power supply. Test emergency power supply to minimum durations
specified. Test Supervising Station Signal Transmitter. Coordinate testing
with Supervising Station monitoring firm/entity.
b) Test each Notification Appliance installed for proper operation. Submit written
report indicating sound pressure levels at specified distances.
c) Test Fire Alarm Control Unit and Remote Annunciator.
2. Provide minimum 10 days notice of acceptance test performance schedule to
Owner, and local Authority Having Jurisdiction.
F. Retesting: Correct deficiencies indicated by tests and completely retest work affected
by such deficiencies. Verify by the system test that the total system meets the
Specifications and complies with applicable standards.
G. Report of Tests and Inspections: Provide a written record of inspections, tests, and
detailed test results in the form of a test log. Use NFPA 72 Forms for documentation.
H. Final Test, Record of Completion, and Certificate of Occupancy:
1. Test the system as required by the Authority Having Jurisdiction in order to obtain
a certificate of occupancy. Provide completed NFPA 72 Record of Completion
form to Owner and AHJ.
3.9 DEMONSTRATION
A. Engage a factory-authorized service representative to train Owner's maintenance
personnel to adjust, operate, and maintain fire-alarm system.
3.10 CLEANING AND ADJUSTING
A. Cleaning: Remove paint splatters and other spots, dirt, and debris. Clean unit
internally using methods and materials recommended by manufacturer.
B. Occupancy Adjustments: When requested within one year of date of Substantial
Completion, provide on-site assistance in adjusting sound pressure levels and
adjusting controls and sensitivities to suit actual occupied conditions. Provide up to
three visits to the site for this purpose.
3.11 TRAINING
A. Provide the services of a factory-authorized service representative to demonstrate the
system and train Owner's maintenance personnel as specified below.
1. Train Owner's maintenance personnel in the procedures and schedules involved in
operating, troubleshooting, servicing, and preventive maintaining of the system.
Provide a minimum of 8 hours' training.
2. Schedule training with the Owner at least seven days in advance.
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