ProInert™ Fire Suppression System with SHP Pro® Control Panel

SPECIFICATION – PROINERTTM FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM
WITH SHP PRO®CONTROL PANEL
SECTION 1 - GENERAL CONDITIONS
I.
SCOPE:
This specification outlines the requirements for a “Total Flood” ProInertTM fire suppression system utilizing
IG-55 as the fire extinguishing agent and with a SHP PRO® conventional detection and control system. The
work described in this specification includes all engineering, labor, materials, equipment and services
necessary, and required, to complete and test the suppression and detection system.
II. APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND PUBLICATIONS:
The design, equipment, installation, testing and maintenance of the System shall be in compliance and
accordance with the applicable requirements set forth in the latest edition of the following codes, standards,
and third party approval agencies:
1) NFPA No. 2001 - Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
2) NFPA No. 70 - National Electrical Code
3) NFPA No. 72 - National Fire Alarm Code
4) FM Approvals (F.M.)
5) Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
6) Requirements of the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)
The standards listed, as well as all other applicable codes and standards shall be used as "minimum" design
standards. Also to be considered are the requirements of the "Authority Having Jurisdiction" and good
engineering practices.
III. REQUIREMENTS:
The ProInert system installation shall be made in accordance with the drawings, specifications and applicable
standards. Should a conflict occur between the drawings and specifications, the specifications shall prevail.
IV. EXCLUSIONS:
The work listed below shall be provided by others, or under other sections of this specification:
1) 120 VAC or 240 VAC power supply to the system control panel.
2) Interlock wiring and conduit for shutdown of HVAC, dampers and/or electric power supplies,
relays or shunt trip breakers.
3) Connection to local/remote fire alarm systems, listed central alarm station(s).
V. QUALITY ASSURANCE:
A) MANUFACTURER:
1) The manufacturer of the system hardware and detection components shall have
a minimum of 10 years experience in the design and manufacture of similar types
of suppression systems and who refer to similar installations providing satisfactory service.
2) The name of the manufacturer, part numbers and serial numbers shall appear on all major
components.
3) All devices, components and equipment shall be products provided by the same manufacturer.
4) All devices, components and equipment shall be new, standard products of the
manufacturer’s latest design and suitable to perform the functions intended.
5) All devices and equipment shall be U.L listed or FM approved.
6) Locks for all cabinets shall be keyed alike.
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B) INSTALLER:
1) The installing contractor shall be trained by the supplier to design, install, test and maintain
a system.
2) When possible, the installing contractor shall employ a NICET certified special hazard
designer, level 2 or above, who will be responsible for this project.
3) The installing contractor shall be an experienced firm regularly engaged in the installation of
automatic , or similar, fire suppression systems in strict accordance with all applicable standards.
4) The installing contractor must have a minimum of five (5) years experience in the design, installation
and testing of , or similar, fire suppression systems. A list of systems of a similar nature and scope
shall be provided on request.
5) The installing contractor shall show evidence that his company carries a minimum
$2,000,000.00 liability and completed operations insurance policy.
These limits shall supersede limits required in the general conditions of the specifications.
6) The installing contractor shall maintain, or have access to, a recharging station. The installing
contractor shall provide proof of his ability to recharge the largest system within 72 hours after a
discharge.
7) The installing contractor shall be an authorized stocking distributor of the system
equipment so that immediate replacement parts are available from inventory.
8) The installing contractor shall show proof of emergency service available on a twenty-four
hour, seven-day-a-week basis.
C) SUBMITTALS:
1) The installing contractor shall submit the following design information and drawings for
approval prior to starting work on this project:
a) Field installation layout drawings having a scale of not less than 1/8”=1’-0” (1:100m)
detailing the location of all agent storage tanks, pipe runs including pipe sizes and
lengths, control panel(s), detectors, manual pull stations, abort stations, audible and
visual alarms, etc.
b) Auxiliary details and information such as maintenance panels, door holders, special
sealing requirements and equipment shutdowns.
c) Separate layouts, or drawings, shall be provided for each level, ( i.e.; room, underfloor,
and above ceiling) and for mechanical and electrical work.
d) A separate layout or drawing, shall show isometric details of agent storage cylinders,
mounting details and proposed pipe runs and sizes.
e) Electrical layout drawings shall show the location of all devices and include
point-to-point conduit runs and a description of the method(s) used for detector mounting.
f)
Provide an internal control panel wiring diagram which shall include power supply
requirements and field wiring termination points.
g) Graphic Annunciator wiring schematics and dimensioned display panel illustration shall
be provided. (optional device)
h) Complete hydraulic flow calculations, from FIKE’s UL/FM Approved ProInert Flow Calculation
Program, shall be provided for all engineered systems. The individual sections of pipe to be
used, as shown on the isometrics, must be identified and included in the calculation. Total agent
discharge time must be shown and detailed by hazard. Calculation shall also include relief / vent
area required to avoid structural damage to the hazard enclosure, equipment and building. The
pressure relief / vent(s) must be installed prior to the ProInert system being put into operation.
The pressure relief / vent(s) are directly venting outdoors or a substantially larger (100 times)
volume room. If ducting is used, additional pressure relief / vent area may be required.
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i)
Provide calculations for the battery stand-by power supply taking into consideration the power
requirements of all alarms, initiating devices and auxiliary components under full load conditions.
j)
A complete sequence of operation shall be submitted detailing all alarm devices,
shutdown functions, remote signaling, damper operation, time delay and agent discharge
for each zone or system.
2) Submit drawings, calculations and system component data sheets for approval to the local Fire
Prevention Agency, owners Insurance Underwriter, and all other Authorities Having Jurisdiction
before starting installation. Submit approved plans to the Architect/Engineer for record.
SECTION 2 – SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
I.
SYSTEM DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION:
A) The system shall be a Total Flood ProInert Fire Extinguishing System utilizing IG-55 fire extinguishing
agent. IG-55 is an inert gas mixture consisting nominally of 50% argon and 50% nitrogen. System shall
be supplied by Fike through an authorized and trained sales outlet.
B) The PROINERT system shall provide a minimum design concentration of 34.2%, by volume, in all areas
and/or protected spaces, at the minimum anticipated temperature within the protected area. Per NFPA
2001, the system design shall not exceed a maximum exposure limit concentration level of 43%, by
volume, unless provisions for room evacuation, before agent release, are provided. All personnel should
be able to leave the protected space prior to the discharge or at least within 5 minutes of the
commencement of discharge.
C) The system shall be complete in all ways. It shall include all mechanical and electrical installation, all
detection and control equipment, agent storage cylinders, IG-55 agent, system actuation equipment,
discharge nozzles, pipe and fittings, manual release and abort stations, audible and visual alarm devices,
auxiliary devices and controls, shutdowns, alarm interface, caution/ advisory signs, functional checkout
and testing, training and all other operations necessary for a functional U.L. Listed and/or F.M. Approved
PROINERT system.
D) Provide two (2) inspections during the first year of service. Inspections shall be made at 6 month
intervals commencing when the system is first placed into normal service.
E) The general contractor shall be responsible for sealing and securing the protected spaces against
agent loss and/or leakage during the 10 minute “hold” period.
F) The system shall be actuated by a minimum of two (2) smoke detectors (photoelectric, ionization, air
sampling) at a maximum spacing of 250 sq. ft. (23.2 sq. meter) per detector, in both the room, underfloor
and above ceiling spaces; or a single heat detector installed based upon the prescribed spacing outlined
in NFPA 72. If using photoelectric and ionization smoke detectors, they shall be configured in a cross
zone format.
G) Detectors shall be wired in Sequential Detection method of operation, standard Cross-Zoned detection, or
single detector release. No other detection / wiring arrangements will be acceptable.
H) Automatic operation of each protected area shall be as follows:
1) Actuation of one (1) detector, within the system, shall:
a) Illuminate the “ALARM” LED on the control panel face.
b) Energize the audible notification appliances within the protected space with a unique pattern to
indicate a first alarm condition
c) Transfer sets of 5 Amp rated auxiliary contacts which can perform auxiliary system functions such
as:
1) Operate door holder/closures on access doors.
2) Transmit a signal to a fire alarm system.
3) Shutdown HVAC equipment.
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d) Light an individual LED on an optional graphic annunciator.
2) Actuation of a 2nd detector, within the system, shall:
a) Illuminate the “PRE-DISCHARGE” LED on the control panel face.
b) Energize the audible notification appliances within the protected space with a unique pattern to
indicate a second alarm (predischarge) condition.
c) Shut down the HVAC system and/or close dampers.
d) Start time-delay sequence (not to exceed 60 seconds).
e) System abort sequence is enabled at this time.
f)
Light an individual LED on an optional graphic annunciator.
3) After completion of the time-delay sequence, the PROINERT system shall activate and the following
shall occur:
a) Illuminate a “RELEASE” LED on the control panel face.
b) Energize the audible notification appliances within the protected space with a continuous on
pattern to indicate a release condition.
c) Shutdown of all power to high-voltage equipment
d) Energize a visual indicator(s) outside the hazard in which the discharge occurred.
e) Energize a “System Fired” audible device. (Optional)
4) The system shall be capable of being actuated by manual discharge devices located at each hazard
exit. Operation of a manual device shall duplicate the sequence description above except that the
time delay and abort functions SHALL be bypassed. The manual discharge station shall be of the
electrical actuation type and shall be supervised at the main control panel.
I)
Manual actuation of the system shall be accomplished by:
1) Operation of the Manual Release points connected to the control panel. This then initiates the
fullshutdown sequence. The system shall be capable of providing a delay upon actuation of a Manual
Release (not to exceed 30 seconds).
2) Activating the manual push button on the ProInert Solenoid Actuator. Operation of the mechanical
manual push button will immediately start the ProInert Fire Extinguishing System discharge, bypassing all other sequences described above.
3) A discharge pressure switch mounted on the manifold shall be configured as a Manual Release
without countdown, in order to indicate the status of the system, both on and off premises.
II. MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT:
A) GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
The ProInert system materials and equipment shall be standard products of the supplier’s latest design
and suitable to perform the functions intended. When one or more pieces of equipment must perform the
same function(s), they shall be duplicates produced by one manufacturer.
1) All devices and equipment shall be U.L. Listed and/or F.M. Approved.
B) PROINERT AGENT STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION:
Each system shall have its own supply of agent.
1) The system design can be modular or central storage.
2) Systems shall be designed in accordance with the manufacturer’s guidelines.
3) Agent supply can be located within the hazard area, or as far away from as possible, as long as the
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system is designed within piping limitations set by U.L. and/or F.M. approval testing.
4) The IG-55 agent shall be stored in FIKE P/N IG71-090 Series Agent Storage Cylinders. Cyinders
shall be pressurized to an operating pressure of 2,900 psi @ 60° F (200 bar @ 15.6° C). Cylinders
shall be of high-strength alloy steel construction and conform to NFPA 2001. Each cylinder shall be
equipped with a pressure-regulating outlet valve designed to provide an outlet pressure of 645 psi
(44.5 bar) and a free flow area of 12 mm in diameter.
5) Cylinders shall be pneumatically actuated from the nitrogen pressure provided from FIKE P/N 70-202
Master Actuator Assembly or FIKE P/N 70-229 Slave Actuator Assembly, both actuator assemblies
shall be capable of actuating up to 60 cylinders and/or additional actuator assemblies.
6) Each cylinder shall have a pressure gauge and low pressure switch to provide visual and electrical
supervision of the cylinder pressure. The low pressure switch shall be wired to the control panel to
provide an audible and visual “Supervisory” indication in the event the cylinder pressure drops below
2,565 psi (177 bar). The pressure gauge shall be color coded to provide an easy, visual indication of
cylinder pressure.
7) Each cylinder shall be furished with an anti-recoil device installed in the discharge valve outlet to
ensure the contents of the pressurized cylinder will be released in a slow, controlled, rate of
discharge if the valve is opened during the shipping and handling process.
8) Each cylinder shall have a pressure relief provision that automatically operated when the internal
temperature exceed 150° F (66° C).
9) Engineered discharge nozzles shall be provided, within the manufacturer’s guidelines, to distribute
the IG-55 agent throughout the protected spaces. The nozzles shall be FIKE P/N IG71-XXX-XXXX
designed to provide proper agent quantity and distribution. Nozzles shall be available in NPT sizes
1/2” – 1 1/2” (20mm – 40mm) and be available in 360° distribution patterns.
9) Distribution piping, and fittings, shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s requirements,
NFPA 2001 and approved piping standards and guidelines. All distribution piping shall be installed by
qualified individuals using good, accepted practices and quality procedures. All piping shall be
adequately supported and anchored at all directional changes and nozzle locations.
a) All piping shall be reamed, blown clear and swabbed with suitable solvents to remove burrs, mill
varnish and cutting oils before assembly.
b) All pipe threads shall be sealed with Teflon tape pipe sealant applied to the male thread ONLY.
C) CONTROL PANEL
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1) The control panel shall be a SHP PRO Control panel, P/N 10-063-1-C-P, manufactured by FIKE ,
Blue Springs, MO.
2) The SHP PRO Control System, and its components, shall be UL listed and FM approved for clean
agent / inert gas releasing service and be suitable for Deluge and Pre-action sprinkler service.
3) The SHP PRO Control System shall perform all functions necessary to operate the system detection,
actuation and auxiliary functions, as outlined.
4) The SHP PRO Control System shall be capable of providing 7 Ah to 40 Ah battery standby power..
5) The SHP PRO Control System shall be microprocessor based with hardware and software
integration designed to guarantee reliability.
6) The SHP PRO Control System shall support Cross Zone, Sequential, Single Detector Release and
Manual Release detection/actuation methods.
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7) The SHP PRO Control System shall provide the following capabilities and functions:
a) Three (3) Class B (Style Y), notification appliance circuits rated for 2.0 amps @ 24 VDC.
b) Up to two (2) Style B iniating device circuits capable of sequential alarm, cross-zone, or single
detector release operation with an overall system cpacity of 50 detectors maximum..
c) Three (3) Style B initiating device circuits capable of monitoring closed contact devices.
d) Optional Class A module that converts all five input circuits to Syle D..
e) Optional Class A module that converts all five output circuits to Style Z (3 NAC, 2 Releasing)
f)
Ten (10) Status LEDs plus alpha-numeric display for troubleshooting: AC normal; alarm; predischarge;release;supervisory;trouble; panel silenced;abort; release disabled; and ground fault.
g) Programmable pre-discharge / discharge timers.
h) Resettable and continuous auxillary output power.
i)
Five (5) optional Abort types..
j)
Intelligent Transistor protection to prevent noise spikes and microprocessor failure from
inadvertently activating release circuits.
k) A dedicated disarm switch for outputs.
l)
Dedicated alarm, supervisory and trouble relay contacts.
m) Three (3) Form “C” relays, rated at 2 amps, are provided on the SHP PRO panel board.
Installation of up to two (2) optional CRM4 Relay Module (P/N 10-2204) will provide up to eight
(8) additional 2 amp relays..
n) Multiple input power source – 120 VAC or 240 VAC.
o) 4.0 amps @ 24 VDC power supply to operate high current draw horns and strobes.
p) Available in either Red or Gray finish.
D) DETECTOR BASES:
The detector bases shall be selected according to their operational characteristics and size of base.
1) 430 ohm bases are used to provide Sequential or Cross Zone detection on the SHP PRO initiating
circuits. The bases shall be Fike P/N 67-1034 (6”/15cm) base, or P/N 67-1036 (4”/10cm) base..
2)
220 ohm bases are used to provide Cross Zone or Single Detector Release detection on the SHP
PRO initiating circuits. The bases shall be Fike P/N 67-1035 (6”15cm) base, or P/.N 67-1037
(4”/10cm) base.
3) When using the SHP PRO in conjunction with a Graphic Annunciator panel, the following old style
bases must be used.
a) Fike P/N 67-1034 (6”/15 cm) 430 ohm base.
b) Fike P/N 67-1036 (4”/10 cm) 430 ohm base.
c) Fike P/N 67-1035 (6”/15 cm) 220 ohm base.
d) Fike P/N 67-1037 (4”/10 cm) 220 ohm base.
*Additional bases are available from Fike Corporation
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E) MANUAL RELEASE (Electric):
The electric manual release switch shall be a dual action device which provides a means of manually
discharging the ProInert system when used in conjunction with the FIKE SHP PRO Control System.
1) The Manual Release switch shall be a FIKE P/N 10-1638 or a Manual Pull station, P/N 02-3710.
2) The Manual Release switch or Manual Pull station shall be a dual action device requiring two distinct
operations to initiate a system actuation.
3) Manual actuation shall bypass the time delay and abort functions, shall cause the system to
discharge and shall cause all release and shutdown devices to operate in the same manner as if the
system had operated automatically.
4) A Manual Release or Manual Pull switch shall be located at each exit from the protected hazard and
shall have an advisory sign, FIKE P/N 02-10312, provided at each location. .
F) ABORT STATION (Optional):
The optional Abort Station shall be the "Dead Man" type and shall be located next to each manual
switch.
1) "Locking" or "Keyed" abort stations shall not be permitted.
2) The Abort Station shall be a FIKE P/N 10-1639.
3) The Abort Station shall be supervised and shall indicate a trouble condition at the SHP PRO Control
Panel, if depressed, and no alarm condition exists.
4) The (optional) Abort Station shall be located adjacent to each manual station and can be furnished in
combination with a Manual Release Switch or in combination with a Manual Release Switch and
(optional) Digital Countdown Timer (FIKE P/N 20-046).
G) AUDIBLE and VISUAL ALARMS:
Alarm audible and visual signal devices shall operate from the SHP PRO Control Panel.
1) The Alarm Bell, Alarm Horn and Horn/Strobe devices shall be FIKE P/N’s 20-XXX, or equal in quality,
performance and features. A label shall be attached to the strobe lens when required.
2) The visual alarm unit shall be a FIKE P/N 20-XXX Vertical Strobe device, or equal in quality,
performance and features. A label shall be attached to the strobe lens when required.
3) A Strobe device shall be placed outside, and above, each exit door from the protected space.
Provide an advisory sign, FIKE P/N 02-10313, at each light location.
H) CAUTION and ADVISORY SIGNS:
Provide signs, as required, to comply with NFPA 2001 and the recommendations of the PROINERT
equipment supplier:
1) Entrance sign: (1) required at each entrance to a protected space. (FIKE P/N 02-10314)
2) Manual Discharge sign: (1) required at each manual discharge station. (FIKE P/N 02-10312)
3) Flashing Light sign: (1) required at each flashing light over each exit from a protected space.
(FIKE P/N 02-10309 or 02-10313)
I)
AUXILIARY PANELS: (Optional)
1) A Graphic Annunciator panel will be mounted adjacent to the SHP PRO control panel. The graphic
annunciator shall show a scale layout of the protected area(s) and have indicator LEDs to locate each
system detector and/or other system components. The panel shall have a lamp test switch located
on the panel face. Other panel options shall be available. Scale shall not be less than 1/8” = 1’-0”
(1:100 m).
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J) SYSTEM and CONTROL WIRING:
1) All system wiring shall be furnished and installed by the contractor.
2) All wiring shall be installed in electrical metallic tubing (EMT), or conduit, and must be installed and
kept separate from all other building wiring.
3) All system components shall be securely supported independent of the wiring. Runs of conduit and
wiring shall be straight, neatly arranged, properly supported, installed parallel and perpendicular to
walls and partitions.
4) The sizes of the conductors shall be those specified by the manufacturer. Color coded wire shall be
used. All wires shall be tagged at all junction points and shall be free from shorts, earth connections
(unless so noted on the system drawings), and crosses between conductors. Final terminations
between the SHP PRO control panel and the system field wiring shall be made under the direct
supervision of a factory trained representative.
5) All wiring shall be installed by qualified individuals, in a neat and workmanlike manner, to conform to
the National Electrical Code, Article 725, and Article 760, except as otherwise permitted for limited
energy circuits, as described in NFPA 72 -2002 or current edition. Wiring installation shall meet all
local, state, province and/or country codes.
6) The complete system electrical installation, and all auxiliary components, shall be connected to earth
ground in accordance with the National Electrical Code.
K) SYSTEM INSPECTION and CHECKOUT:
After the system installation has been completed, the entire system shall be checked out, inspected and
functionally tested by qualified, trained personnel, in accordance with the manufacturer's recommended
procedures and NFPA standards.
1) All cylinders and distribution piping shall be checked for proper mounting and installation.
2) All electrical wiring shall be tested for proper connection, continuity and resistance to earth.
3) The complete system shall be functionally tested, in the presence of the owner or his representative,
and all functions, including system and equipment interlocks, must be operational at least five (5)
days prior to the final acceptance tests.
a) Each detector shall be tested in accordance with the manufacturers recommended procedures,
and test values recorded.
b) All system and equipment interlocks, such as door release devices, audible and visual devices,
equipment shutdowns, local and remote alarms, etc. shall function as required and designed.
c) Each SHP PRO control panel circuit shall be tested for trouble by inducing a trouble condition into
the system.
L) TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
Prior to final acceptance, the installing contractor shall provide operational training to each shift of the
owners personnel. Each training session shall include system SHP PRO Control Panel operation,
manual and (optional) abort functions, trouble procedures, supervisory procedures, auxiliary functions
and emergency procedures.
M) OPERATION and MAINTENANCE:
Prior to final acceptance, the installing contractor shall provide complete operation and maintenance
instruction manuals, four (4) copies for each system, to the owner. All aspects of system operation and
maintenance shall be detailed, including piping isometrics, wiring diagrams of all circuits, a written
description of the system design, sequence of operation and drawing(s) illustrating control logic and
equipment used in the system. Checklists and procedures for emergency situations, troubleshooting
techniques, maintenance operations and procedures shall be included in the manual.
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N) AS-BUILT DRAWINGS:
Upon completion of each system, the installing contractor shall provide four (4) copies of system "AsBuilt" drawings to the owner. The drawings shall show actual installation details including all equipment
locations (i.e.: control panel(s), agent cylinder(s), detectors, alarms, manuals and aborts, etc.) as well as
piping and conduit routing details. Show all room or facilities modifications, including door and/or damper
installations completed. One (1) copy of reproducible engineering drawings shall be provided reflecting
all actual installation details.
O) ACCEPTANCE TESTS:
1) At the time "As-Built" drawings and maintenance/operations manuals are submitted, the installing
contractor shall submit a "Test Plan" describing procedures to be used to test the control system(s).
The Test Plan shall include a step-by-step description of all tests to be performed and shall indicate
the type and location of test apparatus to be employed. The tests shall demonstrate that the
operational and installation requirements of this specification have been met. All tests shall be
conducted in the presence of the owner and shall not be conducted until the Test Plan has been
approved.
2) The tests shall demonstrate that the entire control system functions as designed and intended. All
circuits shall be tested: automatic actuation, solenoid and manual actuation, HVAC and power
shutdowns, audible and visual alarm devices and manual override of abort functions. Supervision of
all panel circuits, including AC power and battery power supplies, shall be tested and qualified.
3) A room pressurization test shall be conducted, in each protected space, to determine the presence of
openings, which would affect the agent system concentration levels. The test(s) shall be conducted
using the Retro-Tec Corp. Door Fan system, or equivalent, with integrated computer program. All
testing shall be in accordance with NFPA 2001, current edition.
4) If room pressurization testing indicates that openings exist which would result in leakage and/or loss
of the extinguishing agent, the installing contractor shall be responsible for coordinating the proper
sealing of the protected space(s) by the general contractor or his sub-contractor or agent. The
general contractor shall be responsible for adequately sealing all protected space(s) against agent
loss or leakage. The installing contractor shall inspect all work to ascertain that the protected
space(s) have been adequately and properly sealed. THE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM INSTALLING
CONTRACTOR SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SUCCESS OF THE ROOM
PRESSURIZATION TESTS. If the first room pressurization test is not successful, in accordance with
these specifications, the installing contractor shall direct the general contractor to determine, and
correct, the cause of the test failure. The installing contractor shall conduct additional room
pressurization tests, at no additional cost to the owner, until a successful test is obtained. Copies of
successful test results shall be submitted to the owner for record.
5) Upon acceptance by the owner, the completed system(s) shall be placed into service.
P) SYSTEM INSPECTIONS:
1) The installing contractor shall provide two (2) inspections of each system, installed under this
contract, during the one-year warranty period. The first inspection shall be at the six month interval,
and the second inspection at the 12 month interval, after system acceptance. Inspections shall be
conducted in accordance with the manufacturer's guidelines, and the recommendations of NFPA
2001.
2) Documents certifying satisfactory system(s) operation shall be submitted to the owner upon
completion of each inspection.
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Q) WARRANTY:
1) All Fike system components furnished, and installed under this contract, shall be guaranteed against
defects in design, materials and workmanship for the full warranty period which is standard with the
manufacturer, but in no case less than one (1) year from the date of system acceptance.
2) Fike will cover the cost of IG-55 agent for a period of up to ten (10) years from date of system
commissioning for any system discharges. The warrenty is effective only if the original purchaser
maintains a semi-annual service agreement for the ProInert fire suppression system with an
authorized Fike distributor from the date of installation.
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