Section 13000 - Fire Monitoring System
SECTION 13000
FIRE MONITORING SYSTEM / BUILDING MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEM (BMCS)
PART 1 GENERAL
1.1
SUMMARY
A.
Section Includes: Providing all materials and labor for the design, engineering and
installation of a new addressable automatic fire detection and alarm system, hereafter
referred to as the system, in the McCarran International Airport. Work shall include all
areas of the project.
B.
The new fire alarm system installed for these areas shall be an extension of the existing
Honeywell fire alarm system installed throughout the Airport. All new devices and
equipment shall be compatible with the existing system.
C.
System concept drawings are included with this package. These show the general layout
of the building and general device locations. These drawings and specifications do not
necessarily contain all information required for installation of the system, but are intended
to be used as a guide for the purpose of designing the system and preparing bids. As
such, they indicate:
1.
Requirements for approximate device locations.
2.
Types and minimum installation criteria of initiating devices.
3.
Locations of new fire alarm system control panel equipment and annunciators.
4.
Locations of equipment to be interfaced to, monitored and/or controlled by the
new fire alarm system.
5.
Minimum circuit routing information.
D. Provide a complete fire alarm system for the areas shown on the design plans and as stated
in this specification, including all necessary upgrades as required by the Clark County
Fire Marshal. This shall include, but not necessarily be limited to the following
components:
1.
Dual-action manual fire alarm stations.
2.
Smoke detectors.
3.
Fire monitoring panel (FMP).
4.
Addressable interface units for sprinkler water flow and supervisory switches.
5.
Battery emergency power supply.
6.
Conduit/raceway.
7.
Junction/Pull Boxes.
8.
Wiring.
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E. The Fire Monitoring Systems (FMS) shall be arranged as follows:
1.
The actuation components which are manual stations, sprinkler water flow and
supervisory switches and smoke detectors as specified.
2.
The connections to the actuation components and their readouts shall be in the
existing Fire Monitoring Panel (FMP).
3.
The interface with the existing Building Management and Control System
(BMCS) also shall be located in the FMP.
4.
The FMS shall be supervised from the operator's console at the BMCS in the
Airport Control Center (ACC).
5.
This system shall be integrated into the existing BMCS located in the Main
Terminal.
F.
CONTRACTOR is responsible for obtaining all applicable Fire Marshal approvals of
plans and specifications for the Fire Monitoring Systems.
G.
This section also includes the complete installation, modification of the Airport Life Safety
System.
H.
CONTRACTOR shall coordinate the Fire Alarm System with Honeywell per this
specification section. The Fire Alarm System must be designed and installed by
Honeywell to match and comply with existing Honeywell Fire Alarm System and meet
latest applicable Codes and Standards and Clark County Fire Department. This shall
include all upgrades required by the Clark County Fire Marshal. The fire alarm system
shall also include all conduit, wire, devices, panels etc. for a complete operational
system.
I.
CONTRACTOR shall coordinate with Honeywell for all new tie-in to existing Airport
Building Management Control System to insure that lighting panels shown on lighting
plans and all mechanical equipment shown on the Mechanical plans are controlled in
accordance with Airport BMCS requirements. This shall include but not be limited to
lighting control, valve control, damper control, duct detectors, interlock with the Fire
Alarm System, Fire Department control as necessary. This shall also include design, any
necessary HVAC control panels, conduits, wiring, necessary permits, approvals, and final
acceptance.
J.
Related Sections:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Section 09900 – Painting
Section 13930 – Wet-Pipe Fire Suppression Systems
Section 16050 – Basic Electrical Requirements
Section 16130 – Raceway and Boxes
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1.2
SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
A.
New addressable fire alarm system devices and equipment, along with modifications to
existing equipment, shall be provided and installed to serve the new areas. The existing
Honeywell fire alarm system shall be expanded to serve these new areas. The existing
Fire Department Response Point annunciators shall be expanded to serve these new
areas. The graphic display in the 4th Floor Control Center at the Main Terminal shall also
be expanded to serve these areas.
B.
Provide and install new fire detection and alarm system equipment under this project
consisting of:
C.
New fire alarm system control and remote interface panels as necessary to distribute fire
alarm circuits and controls within the building. New panels shall be interfaced with the
existing fire alarm control panels within Terminal 1.
D.
New emergency voice communication panels and/or equipment to accommodate audible
circuits within the buildings.
E.
New addressable type smoke detectors throughout Levels 1 and 2 as shown.
F.
New addressable type in-duct smoke detectors in all air handling units over 2,000 cfm, at
the main supply air ducts, and where smoke/fire dampers are installed. Where complete
area detection of the space served by the air-handling unit or fire/smoke damper is
provided, in-duct type smoke detectors are not required. This work shall include all
materials and wiring for installation of the in-duct detector and associated control wiring
for fan shutdown or damper closure.
G.
New addressable manual fire alarm stations throughout the complex in accordance with
NFPA 72 and NFPA 415 requirements. Manual stations shall be provided at each exit
from the building, at entrances to each exit stair and at other locations to limit travel
distances to no more than 200 feet.
H.
Devices, equipment and wiring as necessary to monitor the activation of sprinkler system
supervisory and alarm devices including waterflow switches, valve supervisory switches,
and supervisory air switches.
I.
Voice communication speakers and fire alarm strobes throughout the new areas. New
fire alarm strobes shall be installed in all public and back-of-house areas. Fire alarm
strobes to match existing.
J.
Modifications to existing graphic annunciators and control panels within the Response
Point location to depict fire alarm and smoke control system status and controls, as
required by the Clark County Fire Department.
K.
Test and adjust all equipment and systems.
L.
Prepare and submit shop drawings, permit drawings, record drawings and other
submittals required herein.
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1.3
M.
Warranty all new equipment and systems for one year after final acceptance of the
system by OWNER.
N.
Obtain, secure, and pay for all permits, plan check approvals, and inspections necessary
to perform the work. This shall include any necessary off-hour costs for inspections and
witnessing of tests.
O.
Provide testing of all devices, and repair as necessary, during the warranty period up to
and including the first annual tests, as required in NFPA 72 - 1996 as a minimum.
QUALIFICATIONS
A.
1.4
All work shall conform to the requirements of the applicable portions of Factory Mutual
guidelines and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards, Guides and
Recommended Practices listed herein. The latest editions of these standards shall be
used, unless otherwise directed by local authorities.
1.
NFPA 70, National Electrical Code.
2.
NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code.
B.
All work and materials shall conform to all Federal, State and local codes and regulations
governing the installation, including the current editions of the Clark County Building and
Fire Prevention Codes, as modified or interpreted by the County Officials to permit use of
current NFPA standards.
C.
All devices, systems, equipment and materials furnished and installed shall be new and
listed by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (ULI) for their intended use. All equipment shall
be installed in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations and the ULI listing
limitations.
D.
All devices, systems, equipment and materials furnished and installed shall be of types or
models approved and required by NFPA Standards or ULI listing for use in systems and
occupancies of this type.
E.
CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for filing of all documents, paying all fees and
securing all permits, inspections and approvals necessary for conducting this work. This
shall include any costs associated with plan check, off-hour inspections, and fees
associated with witnessing of fire alarm tests. Plan check drawings submitted to the
County for permit approval shall include all necessary information, including any stamps
or seals required for approval.
SUBMITTALS
A.
Product Data: Submit a detailed equipment list, identifying types, models and quantities
of all materials, devices and equipment proposed. This submittal shall include
manufacturers' data sheets showing the types and models of all equipment, devices,
material and wire proposed. Evidence of ULI listings and local approvals shall be
submitted with the data sheets. The submittal shall include, but not be limited to, the
following:
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1.
Fire alarm control equipment and annunciators, including all components,
modules, and enclosures.
2.
Detectors, auxiliary function relays and solenoids, and notification appliances.
3.
Standby batteries.
4.
Any other materials, devices or equipment to be provided.
B.
Samples: Submit samples of all proposed alarm initiating devices, audio/visual
notification devices, wire, and cable to OWNER for approval.
C.
Shop Drawings: Prior to installation submit four full sets of blueline shop drawings, one
set of reproducible (sepia) shop drawings, five full sets of data sheets, and installation
manuals/instructions detailing the manufacturer's installation recommendations for all
equipment to be installed for approval. CONTRACTOR to obtain approval of shop
drawings and equipment submittals from OWNER prior to submitting to the Fire
Department. Failure to comply shall result in CONTRACTOR absorbing any additional
costs associated with re-submittals. Installation prior to receipt of approved shop
drawings shall be at the risk of CONTRACTOR. The shop drawings shall consist of the
following:
1.
A drawing legend sheet identifying:
a)
b)
c)
d)
2.
All symbols used on the drawings, by type of device or equipment,
manufacturer, and manufacturer's part number. This information shall
correspond to the manufacturer's catalog data sheets required
elsewhere in this section.
All conventions, abbreviations and specialized terminology used on the
drawings, as necessary to understand and interpret the information
contained therein.
All color codes and conduit, conductor/ circuit and device numbering
systems.
A complete drawing list/index identifying all drawings in the shop drawing
package by title, drawing number and Specification cross-reference.
Clean architectural floor plans drawn to scale and a system riser diagram with a
title block on each drawing. The floor plan drawings shall indicate:
a)
b)
c)
Location of all devices, equipment, risers and electrical power
connections. Addressable systems shall indicate device addresses for
all addressable components shown on each drawing.
Number, size, and type of conductors and conduit.
Point-to-point wiring connections showing individual circuits and
circuit/conduit routing. This information shall be depicted in sufficient
detail to readily locate specific conduits, raceways and circuits in the field
and to identify the specific conductors/circuits contained therein. All
penetrations of fire-rated barriers shall be individually noted.
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d)
e)
f)
Typical wiring diagrams for all alarm initiating devices and notification
appliances, showing the size and type of conductors, wiring terminations
and terminal identifications.
When remote transmitting panel power is derived from "local" source of
building emergency power, the shop drawings shall show wire routing
and point of connection (location) to the building "E" circuit.
Provide details showing elevations from finished floor for all devices.
3.
Conduit fill calculations, in chart form, indicating the cross-section area percent
fill for each type of wire/cable in each size of conduit used in the system. A
maximum of 40 percent fill is allowed.
4.
The riser diagram shall indicate:
a)
b)
c)
Number, size, and type of riser conduits/raceways.
Number, size, and type of conductors in each riser.
Number of each type of device on each circuit on each floor.
5.
Detailed wiring diagrams for all alarm control panels, control panel modules,
power supplies, electrical power connections, auxiliary function relays and
solenoids, and annunciators, identifying all required terminations, including
terminal identifications. All unsupervised connections and terminations shall be
noted "unsupervised."
6.
Depict and identify all circuit boards, modules, power supplies, standby batteries,
wiring harnesses, terminal strips and connections thereto, including spare zones
and circuits. Where multiple components of a similar type are provided, a unique
component number shall identify each.
7.
Include front-view details of all control panels and annunciators, depicting and
identifying all indicators, controls and zone labels, including proposed
nomenclature.
8.
Depict the required information to relative scale, actual size or larger, showing
proper special relationships between components, and reflect the corresponding
system components as they are to be installed.
9.
Standby battery capacity calculations. Battery calculations shall list the type of
devices and modules, quantities, unit and extended amperage draw for
quiescent and alarm conditions, total amperage draw and battery amp/hour
rating. For design criteria, the calculated load shall be the design load, including
spare capacity. In addition, the battery capacity used to meet the calculated load
shall be a maximum of 80 percent of the amp/hour rating listed by the
manufacturer.
10.
Voltage drop calculations shall list the percentage of drop for compliance with the
local authority requirements.
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D.
E.
11.
A complete zone/address list identifying each signal initiating zone, annunciator
zone, notification signaling zone, remote signaling and auxiliary function zone
and the specific devices associated with each zone.
12.
A Cause and Effects Matrix defining the system operation. This matrix shall
cross-reference each signal initiating zone to its corresponding annunciator
zones, notification signaling zones, remote signaling zones, and auxiliary
functions zones, and indicate system operation in the event of each type of
trouble condition recognized by the system.
Operation and Maintenance Manual: The maintenance manual shall contain:
1.
A detailed narrative description of the system architecture, inputs, notification
signaling, auxiliary functions, annunciation, intended sequence of operations,
expansion capability, application considerations, and limitations.
2.
A detailed description of the operation of the system, including operator
responses. The approved sequence of operation shall be placed in, or adjacent
to, the operator's control panel.
3.
A detailed description of routine maintenance required or recommended or as
would be provided under a maintenance contract including a testing and
maintenance schedule and detailed testing and maintenance instructions for
each type of device installed.
4.
Manufacturers' data sheets and installation manuals/instructions for all
equipment installed with detailed troubleshooting instructions for each specific
type of trouble condition recognized by the system, including opens, grounds,
parity errors, "loop failures," etc. These instructions shall include a list of all
trouble signals annunciated by the system, a description of the condition(s) which
will cause those trouble signals, and step-by-step instructions describing how to
isolate those problems and correct them (or call for service, as appropriate).
5.
A list of recommended spare parts.
6.
Service directory which includes the main 24-hour emergency service number
and at least three alternate numbers which are monitored on a 24-hour basis.
7.
Small scale (11 inches by 17 inches) record drawings of the system.
Record Drawings: Shall be provided and maintained on the site an up-to-date record set
of approved shop drawing prints which shall be marked to show each and every change
made to the fire alarm system from the original approved shop drawings. This shall not
be construed as authorization to deviate from or make changes to the approved shop
drawings. This set of drawings shall be used only as a record set. These drawings shall
be made available to OWNER, or their representative, upon request.
1.
Upon completion of the work, the record set of prints shall be used to prepare
complete, accurate final record drawings reflecting any and all changes and
deviations made to the fire alarm system.
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1.5
1.6
Upon completion of the work, two sets of blueline record drawings shall be
submitted to OWNER for review.
3.
Following OWNER's review and acceptance of the blueline record drawings, and
before final approval, one (1) set of reproducible mylar record drawings, one
copy on diskette, and four (4) additional sets of blueline record drawings shall be
delivered to OWNER.
4.
The record drawings are required to show and to identify quantities of junction
boxes, spare conductors, color coding of conductors, splices, device backboxes,
and terminal strips.
These drawings shall include a schedule of all
connections/terminations, indexed by junction box, device backbox and terminal
strip and shall reference wire identification taped numbers as installed.
TRAINING
A.
Conduct two (2) training sessions as required, but not less than four (4) hours each, to
familiarize OWNER's personnel with the features, operation, and maintenance of the
modified systems. Training sessions shall be scheduled as agreeable to OWNER.
B.
Training shall include all system operational functions needed by building and security
personnel. This shall include, but will not be limited to:
1.
Alarm acknowledgement.
2
Interpretation of the scheme used to provide identifiers.
2.
System reset.
4.
Basic troubleshooting.
SPECIAL TOOLS
A.
1.7
2.
Three (3) complete sets of any special tools or keys necessary for normal operation and
maintenance of the system shall be provided under this work.
SYSTEM OPERATION
A.
The activation of any sprinkler waterflow switch, area smoke detector, manual fire alarm
station, heat detector, special suppression system, or any other fire alarm device shall:
1.
Cause an audible alarm to sound and a visual signal to illuminate at the main fire
alarm control panel and remote annunciator(s).
2.
Initiate the building audible evacuation signals throughout the fire area as
applicable.
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B.
3.
Illuminate the building visual evacuation signals in conjunction with the building
audible evacuation signals by activating visual strobe circuits in the respective
areas.
4.
Transmit a signal to the building’s security system to release locked egress
doors.
5.
Activation of area smoke detectors associated with hold-open doors shall also
release their respective magnetic hold open doors.
6.
Activation of a smoke detector within the retail spaces shall also cause the retail
smoke control system to start.
7.
In addition to the operation of sequences above, elevator lobby, shaft and
elevator machine room smoke detectors shall also activate the elevator recall
system, as required for primary floor elevator recall. Activation of the primary
floor lobby smoke detector shall initiate the alternate floor recall relay.
8.
The activation of any in-duct smoke shall also shutdown the respective fan or airhandling unit, through the associated addressable control relay; and/or close the
associated fire/smoke damper.
9.
Activation of a fire alarm device within any area served by a pressurized stairwell
shall also cause the stairwell pressurization systems to start.
10.
Activation of any alarm shall also cause the exterior emergency egress lighting to
illuminate.
11.
Activation of any heat detector within elevator machine rooms and hoistways
shall also activate the power shunt for the respective elevator(s).
The activation of any valve supervisory switch, fire pump status indicator, or any other
supervisory device shall:
1.
C.
Cause an audible alarm to sound and a visual signal to illuminate at the main fire
alarm control panel and remote annunciator(s).
System trouble signals shall:
1.
Cause an audible alarm to sound and a visual signal to illuminate at the main fire
alarm control panel and remote annunciator(s), indicating the type of trouble and
area of trouble.
2.
Trouble signals shall be distinctively different than alarm or supervisory signals.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
2.1
GENERAL
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2.2
A.
The system shall utilize analog point-addressable, multiplex technology providing a
discrete system "address" for each individual initiating device.
B.
All equipment and system components furnished and installed shall be new and listed by
ULI for their intended use. The equipment and system components shall be installed in
accordance with the applicable codes and standards, the manufacturers'
recommendations and within the limitations of the ULI listings. All equipment and system
components shall be compatible with the existing Honeywell fire alarm system serving
Satellite D. Evidence of ULI listing is required.
C.
System components shall be modular in design to ensure future expansion capability of
the system. Spare capacity shall pertain to quantities of devices, circuits, power
supplies, amplifiers, conductor capacities (size) and lengths.
D.
The system shall have spare installed capacity enabling it to support a 30 percent
increase in the number of initiating devices, and in the number of control and notification
appliances. Spare circuit capacity shall be evenly distributed throughout the system.
E.
Alarm Verification: The system shall have the ability to incorporate an alarm verification
function in the control panel. Alarm verification shall not be programmed into the initial
installation, but shall be available for future use if required and approved by the Clark
County Fire Department. Alarm verification shall be arranged on a per smoke detector or
per circuit (zone) basis, or it may be accomplished on a multiple (zone) or system basis,
provided the retard duration of the verification procedure is not more than 30 seconds.
The system shall be arranged such that the "retard-reset" period shall be 30 seconds.
Alarm verification shall not be utilized in circuits applied for cross zoning use. Alarm
verification shall not be provided for manual fire alarm stations or waterflow alarm
switches. Appropriate "warning" signage shall be placed on the inside face of all control
panels, remote transmitting panels, and fireman's command panels.
F.
Electromagnetic Interference: All fire alarm control equipment, devices and wiring shall
be protected against unwanted radiated electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio
frequency interference (RFI) which can interfere with normal system processing and
possibly cause unwanted alarms.
SYSTEM CONFIGURATION
A.
Initiating Device Circuits:
1.
Fire alarm initiating device circuits, including circuits monitoring manual fire alarm
stations, smoke and heat detectors, waterflow switches and devices used for
detecting activation of special fire suppression systems shall be Style "A" or "B"
(Class B) as described in Table 3-5.1 of NFPA 72.
2.
Supervisory initiation circuits, including circuits monitoring valve
supervisory switches, fire pump functions, air pressure supervisory switches,
magnetic contacts, electrical power supervision and low battery supervision shall
be Style "A" or Style "B" as described in Table 3-5.1 of NFPA 72.
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B.
C.
Signaling Line Circuits:
1.
Circuits connecting remote annunciation devices with the control panel or
circuits, and addressable circuits shall be Style "4" (Class B) as described in
Table 3-6.1 of NFPA 72.
2.
The main system riser between remote transmitting panels and the control
panel(s), shall be Style "4" (Class B) as described in Table 3-6.1 of NFPA 72.
Notification Appliance Circuits:
1.
2.3
Notification appliance circuits shall be Style "Y" (Class B) to meet the
requirements of Table 3-7.1 of NFPA 72.
POWER SUPPLIES
A.
Except where otherwise required by local code, all AC power connections shall be to the
building's designated emergency electrical power circuit and shall meet the requirements
of Section 1-5.2.3 of NFPA 72.
B.
All new portions of the system shall be designed and equipped on standby
(rechargeable) battery power, either directly or by provision of an uninterruptable power
supply or supplies.
C.
Upon failure of normal (AC) power, the affected portion(s) of the system shall
automatically switch over to secondary power without losing any alarm, trouble or
operator acknowledgement signals.
D.
Operation of any portion of the system on secondary power shall annunciate as a trouble
signal, identifying the inoperable power supply(ies).
E.
Standby batteries shall have sufficient capacity to maintain all portions of the system in a
normal, non-alarm condition for a minimum of 4 hours, after which it shall be capable of
operating all notification appliances simultaneously for a minimum of 15 minutes.
F.
All standby batteries shall be continuously monitored by the system. Low battery and
disconnection of battery power supply conditions shall immediately annunciate as a
trouble signal, identifying the deficient batteries.
G.
All power supplies, including any UPS, shall be capable of recharging their associated
batteries, from a fully discharged condition to a capacity sufficient to allow the system to
perform consistent with the requirements of this section, in 24 hours maximum.
H.
All batteries shall be maintenance-free type. Wet cell lead acid standby batteries are
prohibited.
I.
Design load connected to any power supply, amplifier and batteries shall not exceed 80
percent of its rated capacity.
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2.4
ANNUNCIATION
A.
The system shall be designed and equipped to receive, monitor and annunciate signals
from devices and circuits installed throughout the building.
B.
Receipt of alarm, trouble, and supervisory signals shall activate integral audible devices
at the control panel(s) and at each remote annunciation device.
C.
The integral audible devices shall produce a sound output upon activation of not less
than 85 dBA at 10 feet.
D.
Alarm, trouble, and supervisory signals shall initiate recognizably different audible
outputs. Trouble and supervisory signals may initiate the same audible output if
distinction is by visible annunciation.
E.
Integral audible devices shall continue to sound until silenced by a system operator
actuating a switch designated for that purpose.
F.
Receipt of subsequent alarm or supervisory signals shall cause the integral audible
devices to resound.
G.
The system shall be designed and equipped to provide inputs and outputs as described
in these specifications.
H.
The system shall recognize and annunciate the following signals:
1.
Fire alarms.
2.
Supervisory signals.
3.
Trouble conditions.
4.
Operator acknowledgement of annunciated signals.
5.
Smoke detection system reset.
I.
All alarm signals, supervisory alarm signals and trouble conditions shall be annunciated
by the control panel(s) and by each remote annunciation device.
Operator
acknowledgement of smoke detection signals and system reset shall be annunciated by
the control panel(s).
J.
Fire Alarm Signals: Activation of the following devices shall be recognized and
annunciated by the system as fire alarms:
1.
System type smoke detectors, including in-duct smoke detectors.
2.
Waterflow switches.
3.
Devices monitoring actuation of special suppression systems.
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K.
L.
M.
2.5
Supervisory Alarm Signals: The following conditions shall be recognized and
annunciated by the system as supervisory alarms:
1.
Valve supervisory switch actuation.
2.
Fire pump and emergency generator common signals.
3.
Devices monitoring condition or supervision of special suppression systems.
4.
Air supervisory switches associated with dry-pipe sprinkler systems.
Trouble Signals: The system shall also recognize and annunciate the following trouble
conditions:
1.
Initiating device circuit trouble conditions per Table 3-5.1 of NFPA 72.
2.
Signaling line circuit trouble conditions per Table 3-6.1 of NFPA 72.
3.
Notification appliance circuit trouble conditions per Table 3-7.1 of NFPA 72.
4.
Power supply trouble conditions as required by these specifications.
5.
Remote annunciation
specifications.
6.
A smoke detector, with automatic drift compensation feature, requiring
maintenance when it reaches 80 percent of its threshold limit for a period of 24
hours.
device
trouble
conditions
as
required
by
these
Operator Acknowledgement Signals: Silencing of integral audible devices required by
these specifications shall be recognized and annunciated by the system as operator
acknowledgement of the signal(s) displayed.
FIRE ALARM CONTROL PANEL(S)
A.
New and/or existing fire alarm control panels shall be designed and equipped to provide
the following. These panels shall be interconnected with the existing Honeywell fire
alarm system serving Terminal 1. New panels, or expansions to the existing panels shall
be provided to incorporate the necessary circuits and controls for the new system.
1.
Single channel, one-way emergency communication capability on either an
automatic or operator selectable zone-by-zone or "all-call" basis via new fire
alarm speakers. Equipment shall be arranged so that speaker zones can be
selectively addressed, individually, in any combination of individual zones or on
"all-call" basis for "public address" paging, digitized voice message, or tone
generator signals.
2.
Standby power supplies capable of supporting all dependent devices and
equipment as required by these specifications.
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B.
C.
2.6
3.
The system control unit shall have provisions for an alarm verification feature for
alarm signals received from smoke detectors or smoke monitoring heads.
4.
Devices or controls to effect reset of the system.
5.
The control panel(s) shall not be capable of being reset until all alarm conditions
have been cleared.
The Fire Alarm Control Panel (FACP) shall be provided with a Speaker Circuit Control
Panel, consisting of:
1.
The speaker circuit control panel shall include visual indication of active or
trouble status for each speaker circuit in the system.
2.
The speaker circuit control panel shall include switches to manually activate or
deactivate each speaker circuit in the system.
3.
A trouble indication shall be provided if a speaker circuit is disabled.
4.
Speaker circuit control switches shall provide on, off and automatic positions and
indications.
5.
A switch shall be provided for manual activation of amplifiers, tone generators,
and digital voice modules (DVM's).
6.
A single "all call" switch shall be provided to activate all speaker circuits
simultaneously.
7.
Visual indicators for active and trouble conditions shall be supervised.
8.
A push-to-talk microphone shall be provided for manual voice messages.
9.
Digitized voice messages under automatic operation of the voice alarm system.
Provide all electrical work for connection to the building’s emergency power system.
REMOTE TRANSMITTING PANELS
A.
Remote transmitting panels, if required, shall interface local initiating and notification
appliance circuits or addressable circuits with the control panel(s) via the signaling circuit
riser(s).
B.
Operating (electrical) power shall be derived from the control panel(s) via a supervised
circuit, or shall incorporate integral power supplies meeting the requirements of these
specifications.
C.
Locations where remote transmitting panels are installed shall be provided with area
smoke detection as required by NFPA 72.
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2.7
2.8
D.
Remote transmitting panels shall be provided within the building, as required for system
layout in accordance with the system requirements for a complete and operable system.
Remote transmitting panels shall be installed in secure locations, such as mechanical,
telephone equipment and electrical rooms.
E.
Remote transmitting panels shall be capable of degrade mode operation in the event
communication is lost between the primary and remote panels.
F.
Provide all electrical work for connection to the building’s emergency power system.
ANNUNCIATION DEVICES
A.
Provide graphic annunciators at the Response Point location as indicated on the plans to
display fire alarm and waterflow conditions as required by the Clark County Fire
Department. Existing annunciators may be expanded to accommodate the new devices
and system, or new annunciators shall be provided. Layout and design of the graphic
annunciator shall be reviewed and approved by the Fire Department prior to fabrication.
B.
Provide new graphic annunciators at the Response Point Location as indicated on the
plans to display and provide controls for any and all retail area smoke control systems
and any and all stairwell pressurization systems. Provide on/off/auto switches for each
system fan and dampers to allow for controls for each retail area and stairwell
pressurization system. Provide status LED’s for each device and zone.
SMOKE DETECTORS - AREA TYPE
A.
Spot-type smoke detectors shall be installed as shown; in elevator machine rooms; within
elevator lobbies; at the top of each elevator shaft; within electrical and telephone
equipment rooms; within retail spaces, throughout all public areas; at hold-open doors;
and at locations where remote transmitting panels are installed; ceiling or wall mounted in
conformance with the requirements of NFPA 72. Smoke detectors shall be arranged to
annunciate by detector, via an integral addressable element.
B.
These detectors shall be system operated, analog photoelectric or ionization type plug-in
detectors which mounts to a twist-lock base. The detector shall contain an alarm
indicating LED, which will blink to signal activation of the detector. The detector head
shall be equipped with a mesh insect screen to prevent foreign objects from entering the
sensing chamber. The initial sensitivity voltage shall be factory set by the manufacturer.
C.
Each spot-type smoke detector shall be monitored individually, via an integral,
addressable element. The use of addressable zone modules to monitor spot smoke
detectors is not acceptable.
D.
Spot-type smoke detectors shall have provisions for calibrated sensitivity testing
consistent with the requirements of NFPA 72.
E.
Protect smoke detectors and smoke detector bases from dust, dirt, and paint
contamination during construction. Detector covers shall be removed upon completion of
the work in the area(s) in which they are installed.
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2.9
2.10
F.
Holes in the back of detectors and detector backboxes shall be covered with gaskets,
sealant or equivalent, and detectors shall be mounted so that airflow from inside the
detector backbox or from the periphery of the detector housing shall not prevent the entry
of smoke during a fire or test condition.
G.
Smoke detectors shall be of the low-profile type.
SMOKE DETECTORS - IN-DUCT TYPE
A.
In-duct type smoke detectors shall be installed in all air handling systems over 2,000 cf.,
and at fire/smoke dampers within the building, installed in conformance with the
requirements of NFPA 72, NFPA 90A, local requirements and in accordance with the
detector manufacturer's installation instructions. In-duct smoke detectors shall be
suitable for the full range of air velocity conditions in the air-handling systems in which
they are installed.
B.
In-duct smoke detectors shall be of the analog, addressable type, consisting of a plug-in
type detector head in a duct-mounted housing equipped with air-sampling tubes
providing air flow through the detector housing.
The detector housing shall
accommodate either ionization or photoelectric-type detector heads interchangeably. Induct smoke detectors shall be listed or approved for that application. In-duct smoke
detector operating voltage shall be 24 VDC.
C.
Each in-duct smoke detector shall be monitored individually via an integral addressable
element.
D.
These detectors shall be arranged to initiate shutdown of their associated fan and airhandling unit, close their associated fire/smoke damper, or initiate smoke control
functions on alarm from their associated addressable control relays.
E.
Provide necessary interlock wiring to fan and air-handling unit starters and motor control
centers for shutdown of fans, smoke control, or damper control circuits when smoke is
detected.
SPRINKLER SUPERVISORY AND ALARM EQUIPMENT
A.
New waterflow indicators with retard mechanism shall be monitored under this contract to
indicate waterflow in each sprinkler system zone.
B.
Valve supervisory switches shall be monitored under this contract for valves controlling
the water supply to the sprinkler systems.
C.
Each waterflow switch and valve supervisory switch shall be individually addressed with
addressable monitor modules.
D.
Adjustments necessary for proper operation shall be provided and coordinated under this
work.
E.
Air supervisory switches associated with dry-pipe sprinkler systems shall be monitored
under this contract.
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F.
2.11
2.12
ADDRESSABLE CIRCUIT INTERFACE MODULES
A.
Provide, install, and test addressable circuit interfaces to miscellaneous supervisory
devices, such as suppression systems, waterflow and valve supervisory devices, and
smoke control systems. Addressable modules shall also be provided to monitor existing
circuits and devices being reused by the new system, such as manual fire alarm station
circuits and waterflow switch circuits.
B.
All circuit interfaces used for supervisory and control functions shall be mounted within 3
feet of the monitored switch or circuit.
C.
Circuit interface modules shall also be used for control of various circuits, such as
elevator recall and fan/damper controls. These modules shall be provided with DPDT dry
contacts for proper interfacing. Where contact ratings are not sufficient to control the
required circuit, provide additional relays controlled by the addressable module for proper
circuit ratings.
D.
Addressable Circuit Interface Modules shall be provided where required, in sufficient
quantities, for a complete and operational system, whether specifically indicated or not.
MANUAL FIRE ALARM STATIONS
A.
2.13
Fire pump status indicators (pumps running, loss of power and phase reversal) shall be
monitored under this contract.
Manual fire alarm stations shall be of the double-action, non-coded type. They shall
consist of a housing, fitted with a pull-down lever, which when operated, locks in position
after releasing a spring-loaded contact switch to effect activation of an alarm circuit.
Resetting the station after operation shall require the use of a special tool or key. The
manual station shall be suitable for surface, flush or semi-flush mounting. Manual
stations shall be semi-flush mounted in all back-of-house areas unless mounted on
concrete or masonry surfaces where surface mounting is permissible. Where mounted in
back-of house areas, manual fire stations will be protected from physical damage by
steel brackets or other approved means, which shall not be attached to the station itself.
AUDIBLE/VISUAL SIGNALING DEVICES
A.
General: Signaling devices shall consist of a fire alarm speaker and separate visual
signaling device assembled in a common enclosure, or installed in separate enclosures
provided proper coverage is provided. Audible signaling devices shall be installed and
spaced so as to produce a sound output on alarm, which is clearly audible above the
ambient noise level throughout the building. In no case shall the audible alarm be less
than 15 db above the ambient room noise level, nor less than 80db.
B.
Fire Alarm Speakers:
1.
New fire alarm speakers and circuits shall be installed to provide the required
audible signals.
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C.
2.14
2.
Shall operate on either 25 VRMS or 70.7 VRMS with field selectable output taps
from 0.25 to 2.0W.
3.
Speakers shall produce a nominal sound output of 88 dB at 10 feet (3m).
4.
5.
Frequency response shall be a minimum of 400 HZ to 4,000 HZ.
Mount on removable adapter plates on conduit boxes.
6.
Speakers located outside shall be of weatherproof type with metal housing.
7.
Each new speaker circuit shall have minimum of thirty (30) percent spare
capacity.
Visual Signaling Appliances:
1.
New visual signaling appliances (strobes) shall be provided for this project. New
strobes shall match existing strobes in Satellite D.
2.
Visual signaling appliances shall consist of a vibration resistant solid state flasher
assembly which, upon activation, illuminates a lens labeled "Fire".
3.
When visual signaling appliances are mounted on the wall, the word "Fire" shall
read from top to bottom.
4.
Visual signaling appliances shall be installed in all public areas, public restrooms,
corridors, lounges, elevator landings, concourse and holding areas, and other
locations as required by the Fire Department, located in accordance with ANSI
standards.
5.
Visual signaling appliances shall be listed in accordance with UL 1971.
6.
Visual signaling appliances shall provide a signal output intensity of not less than
15/75 candela.
7.
Combination units shall be in accordance with the requirements for fire alarm
speakers and visual signaling appliances respectively if used.
8.
Mounting heights and locations shall be in accordance with applicable code,
ANSI requirements and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.
SPARE PARTS
A.
As part of this contract, provide the following spare parts:
1.
Manual fire alarm stations, automatic detection devices, and addressable circuit
modules - Two percent of the installed quantity of each type, but not less than 2.
2.
Audible and visual devices - Two percent of the installed quantity of each type,
but not less than 2 of each type.
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2.15
2.16
3.
Fuses - Five each for each type, rating and size of fuse used in the system.
4.
Keys - A minimum of three sets of keys shall be provided and appropriately
identified.
CONDUCTORS AND CONDUIT
A.
Except as otherwise required by the Clark County Electrical code and/or these
Specifications, fire alarm circuit wiring shall conform to the requirements of Article 760 of
NFPA 70.
B.
Fire alarm circuit wiring shall be installed in a ULI listed metal conduit or raceway.
Minimum conduit size shall be 1/2-inch.
C.
All cable runs shall be continuous between devices, without splices, wherever feasible.
All other connections shall be to terminal blocks. Wires connected together shall have
the same color insulation. All connections shall be accessible for inspection and
servicing and shall be clearly identified on the record drawings.
D.
Wire and cable shall be sized, twisted and shielded as recommended by the fire alarm
system manufacturer, and Article 760 of NFPA 70.
E.
All conduit shall be grounded by approved ground clamps or other means.
F.
Where conduit is imbedded in plaster, a type suitable for this use shall be installed. All
joints in such imbedded conduit shall be liquid and gas-tight. Continuous run of conduit
without joints is preferred for imbedding.
G.
All electrical enclosures, raceways and conduits shall contain only those electrical circuits
associated with the fire detection and alarm system and shall not contain any wire that is
unrelated to the system.
H.
All wiring which is not enclosed by conduit shall be supported and anchored with nylon
straps or clamps. The use of staples is prohibited.
I.
Wire that has scrapes, nicks, gouges or crushed insulation shall not be used.
J.
The use of aluminum wire is prohibited.
K.
All electrical circuits shall be numerically identified at both ends with wire taped numbers.
L.
All system conductors, except grounding conductors, shall be solid copper.
M.
All end-of-line resistors shall be mounted on terminal blocks.
N.
All devices installed in areas subject to moisture shall be provided with weatherproof
enclosures. Provide NEMA 4 or equivalent.
WARRANTY
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A.
All materials and workmanship during the installation period and for a period of one year,
beginning with the date of final acceptance by OWNER, shall be provided with a
warranty. CONTRACTOR shall be responsible during the design, installation, testing and
warranty periods for any damage.
B.
During the warranty period, inspect and test the new portion of the fire alarm system in
conformance with NFPA 72. All devices shall be tested at minimum intervals as required
by these standards, with a written report after each test.
C.
Provide emergency repair service for the new portion of the system, at no cost to
OWNER, within four hours of a request for such service by OWNER during both the
installation and the warranty periods. The service shall be provided on a 24-hour per
day, seven days per week basis.
PART 3 EXECUTION
3.1
INSPECTION
A.
3.2
3.3
3.4
The job site supervisor shall examine daily all areas in which the work will be performed
on the day prior to beginning work.
The supervisor shall immediately report
unsatisfactory working conditions to OWNER for resolution. The supervisor shall not
proceed with the work until all unsatisfactory working conditions have been corrected.
INSTALLATION
A.
All holes or damage made in any wall, ceiling or floor shall be patched, restoring the
walls, ceilings, floors to their original condition, fire resistance and integrity.
B.
All piping and conduit shall be installed at a height so as not to obstruct any portion of a
window, doorway, stairway or passageway and shall not interfere with the operation of
any existing mechanical or electrical equipment.
C.
System riser(s) shall be installed in mechanical raceways or conduit, located to avoid
physical harm. They shall be routed through protected spaces, such as electrical
closets, avoiding locations such as loading docks and less than 7 feet above the floor.
Outgoing and return loops of signaling line circuits shall be separated by at least onehour fire-resistive construction.
CONCEALMENT
A.
All wire, cable, conduit, raceways, junction boxes and device backboxes shall be
concealed in walls, ceiling spaces, electrical shafts or closets in all finished areas.
Conduit, raceways, junction boxes and device backboxes may be exposed in unfinished
back-of-house areas or mechanical equipment rooms.
B.
Accessible conduit, raceways, junction boxes, and other associated items related to the
conduit network shall be provided with red bands every 10 feet with junction box covers
labeled as fire alarm, unless specifically instructed otherwise.
TESTING
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3.5
A.
Provide written certification that all equipment:
1.
Has been inspected and tested by a manufacturer's certified representative.
2.
Is installed in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations and ULI listings.
3.
Is in proper working order.
ACCEPTANCE TESTING
A.
Upon completion of each installation phase, perform and document on an approved
format, system tests as required herein. All acceptance tests shall be performed in the
presence of OWNER or his designated representatives.
B.
All conductors, including shielding conductors, shall be tested for continuity, shorts to
ground and shorts between pairs.
C.
All remote transmitting panel monitor points shall be functionally tested and monitor point
identifications verified.
D.
All alarm initiating devices shall be functionally tested.
E.
All supervisory functions of each initiating device and signaling line circuits shall be
functionally tested.
F.
All building control functions (i.e. elevator recall, smoke control, door releasing, etc.)
initiated by the fire alarm control panel shall be tested.
G.
Receipt of all alarm and trouble signals, initiated during the course of the testing, shall be
verified at each annunciation device.
H.
Correct labeling of all annunciation device LED's OR LCD's shall be verified.
I.
The system CPU and annunciators shall be load tested for 4 hours on standby battery
power.
J.
All remote transmitting panels shall be load tested for 4 hours on standby battery power.
K.
Any additional tests, required by the referenced codes, Standards, or Clark County, shall
be performed. Documentation of such tests shall include:
1.
The date and time of each test.
2.
A reference set of record drawings, numerically identifying the individual
components and circuits tested, test locations, and indicating the measured
sound level in each location.
3.
A description of each test performed.
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3.6
4.
A checklist of each device and circuit tested, indicating the results of each test.
5
The names and signatures of the individuals conducting and witnessing each
test.
6.
A complete printout of the system program produced by the system printer. This
printout shall be produced and dated upon completion of all required
testing/verification, including any modifications necessary prior to final
acceptance testing.
FINAL INSPECTION AND TESTS
A.
Make arrangements with OWNER and local agencies having jurisdiction for final
inspection and witnessing of the final acceptance tests.
B.
If after being advised that the work is completed and ready for test, the work has not
been completed or the final acceptance tests are unsatisfactory, CONTRACTOR shall be
responsible for all expenses for re-inspection and witnessing the retesting of the work.
END OF SECTION
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