New York City section 283102 protected premises fire alarm/emergency communication system



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1.05 SUBMITTALS

A. Waiver of Submittals: The “Waiver of Certain Submittal Requirements” in Section 013300 does not apply to this Section.
OMIT PARAGRAPH BELOW IF EXISTING SYSTEM REPORT IS NOT REQUIRED.

B. Preliminary Submittal: Existing system test report.


C. Submittals Package: Submit the shop drawings, product data, and quality control submittals specified below at the same time as a package.

1. Company Field Advisor Letter: With the submittals package include a letter from the Company Field Advisor stating that he/she has reviewed the Submittals Package for accuracy and completeness, and approves all materials and installation methods included in the Submittals Package.


D. Shop Drawings:

1. Composite wiring and/or schematic diagrams of the complete system as proposed to be installed (standard diagrams will not be acceptable).

a. Indicate circuits which are power-limited if power-limited wiring is proposed for use.

b. For 2-hour fire rated cable assemblies show proposed routes and installation details. (Include UL classification data, listing and system number).

c. Include transient surge and lightning protection grounding details for signaling line circuits, initiating device circuits, and ac power conductors entering and leaving each fire alarm control panel.

2. Scaled floor plans and elevation drawings showing location of the FCS, and location of all other major components associated with the system.

a. Demonstrate that the allotted space is sufficient for the installation of the proposed FCS and all other major components.

3. Scaled drawings of the FCS showing layout of, and indicating the function of each switch, button, lamp, and accessory. Also include:


IN SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW CHANGE “CONSOLE” TO “WALL MOUNTED FCS, DESK AND EQUIPMENT RACK” OR OTHER DESCRIPTION TO SUIT FCS INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS.

a. Color and finish samples.

4. Photographs:

a. Color photograph of an example of a console having characteristics similar to that proposed for installation.

b. Use a digital camera.  Use electronic flash capable of supplying sufficient light to evenly illuminate the subject.

c. Minimum digital requirements:

1) Format shall be .jpg or .tif

2) The resolution shall be 12 Megapixels or greater.

d. Submit photographs to electronic submittal website for approval and record.
INCLUDE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW WHEN FCS IS INSTALLED IN ARCHITECTURALLY SENSITIVE AREA.

5. Full color architectural rendering of the FCS from a perspective viewpoint, demonstrating that its layout, design, style, materials and colorings will complement the architectural surroundings in which the FCS is to be installed.

6. Scaled drawings of each RA/CC showing layout of, and indicating the function of each annunciator module, switch module, and accessory.

OMIT TWO SUBPARAGRAPHS BELOW IF NOT REQUIRED

7. Interconnection details between new system and existing sub-systems.



SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IS REQUIRED FOR OGS PROJECTS.

8. Interconnection details between system and future direct Digital Building Control System.

E. Product Data:

1. Catalog sheets, specifications and installation instructions.

2. Bill of materials.

3. Detailed description of system operation. Format similar to SYSTEM DESCRIPTION.

4. Sample procedure, programming and print-out for alarm, acknowledgment, and system reset.

5. Total electrical load of the complete system in supervisory and alarm conditions.

a. Include for each system component which utilizes batteries the battery ampere-hour capacity recommended for each component by the Company producing the system, for the specified duration.

6. Statement from the Company producing the system, for each size and type of single conductor and multiconductor cable proposed for use, indicating that the electrical characteristics meet the requirements of the Company.

7. Data from the Company furnishing the products, proving that detection devices that receive their power from the initiating device circuit or a signaling line circuit of a fire alarm control unit are UL listed for use with the control unit.

a. Submit copy of the control unit “Installation Manual Wiring Diagrams” that were a part of the UL “UOJZ” approval process showing that the proposed products, circuits, and wiring diagrams are UL listed “Control Units System (UOJZ) for use with the control panel.

b. Submit data proving that the software and firmware is listed for use with the control panel.

c. Submit data proving that the initiating devices are listed for the intended application. Also for specific applications, such as:


SPECIFIC LISTINGS ARE REQUIRED FOR MANY APPLICATIONS. SEE SUBPARAGRAPHS BELOW FOR EXAMPLES.

1) Smoke door release accomplished directly from the smoke detecting device, show listing for release service.

2) Air duct smoke detecting devices, show listing indicating complete range of air velocities, temperature and humidity expected at the device when the air handling system is operated.

3) Smoke detecting devices installed in supply air duct downstream of the fan and filters, show detector listed for the air velocity present.

4) For smoke detecting devices installed in return air system, show listing for the air velocity present where the air leaves each smoke compartment, or in the duct system before the air enters the return air system common to more than one smoke compartment.

d. Submit data proving that relays and appliances connected to the fire alarm system which are used to initiate control of fire safety functions are listed for the purpose.

e. Submit data proving that the method(s) of monitoring the connection between the fire alarm system and controlled electrical and mechanical equipment for integrity are listed for the purpose.

8. Detailed description of procedure proposed to test individual initiating devices.

a. Include product information pertaining to the test equipment that will be used to perform the tests.

b. Include certified statement that the proposed test method meets the test requirements of NFPA 72 and UL 268 (cite reference to the applicable NFPA and UL paragraphs).

9. Name, address and telephone number of nearest fully equipped service organization.

a. Include list of service technicians who are NICET Level II or higher Fire Alarm Systems certified.


INCLUDE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IF MODEM UNITS ARE USED.

10. State grade and number of leased telephone lines required for use with modem units.


INCLUDE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IF “ELEVATOR SHUTDOWN PRIOR TO SPRINKLER OPERATION” SUBPARAGRAPH IS USED IN SYSTEM DESCRIPTION. REFER TO NFPA 72 3-9.4.

11. Response time index comparison between the elevator hoistway and machine room heat detecting devices and sprinkler heads proving that the heat detecting devices will respond and will cause elevator power shutdown prior to sprinkler operation.


F. Quality Control Submittals:

1. Copy of license required by New York State General Business Law Article 6-D for installing Fire Alarm Systems.

a. Also include copy of identification card issued by the Licensee for each person who will be performing the Work.

2. Company Field Advisor Data: Include:

a. Name, business address and telephone number of Company Field Advisor secured for the required services.

b. Certified statement from the Company listing the qualifications of the Company Field Advisor.

c. Copy of NICET Letter of Approval indicating Level III or higher Fire Alarm Systems certification.

d. Services and each product for which authorization is given by the Company, listed specifically for this project.

3. Outline of Onsite Training Programs Required of Company Field Advisor:

a. Provide a separate outline of the training programs to be used to train the maintenance and security personnel, including:

1) System overview.

2) System programming.

3) Operation of system equipment.

4) System maintenance.

5) Estimated length (time) of each segment.

G. Contract Closeout Submittals:

1. System acceptance test report.

2. Certificates:

a. Affidavit, signed by the Company Field Advisor and notarized, certifying that the system meets the contract requirements and is operating properly.

b. NFPA Record of Completion (NFPA 72 Figure 1-6.2.1).

3. The application program listing for the system as installed at the time of acceptance (disk and hard copy printout).

4. Operation and Maintenance Data:

a. Deliver 2 copies, covering the installed products, to the Director’s Representative. Include:

1) Operation and maintenance data for each product.

2) Complete point to point wiring diagrams of entire system as installed. Identify all conductors and show all terminations and splices. (Identification shall correspond to markers installed on each conductor.)

3) Name, address, and telephone number of nearest fully equipped service organization.

INCLUDE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW WHEN SMOKE CONTROL IS A FUNCTION OF THIS SYSTEM (NFPA 101 7.3.1).

4) A suggested maintenance and testing program that will insure operational integrity of the smoke control functions of the system.


1.06 QUALITY ASSURANCE
A. Equipment Qualifications For Products Other Than Those Specified:

1. At the time of submission provide written notice to the Director of the intent to propose an “or equal” for products other than those specified. Make the “or equal” submission in a timely manner to allow the Director sufficient time to review the proposed product, perform inspections and witness test demonstrations.

2. If products other than those specified are proposed for use furnish the name, address, and telephone numbers of at least 5 comparable installations that can prove the proposed products have performed satisfactorily for 3 years. Certify in writing that the owners of the 5 comparable installations will allow inspection of their installation by the Director's Representative and the Company Field Advisor.

a. Make arrangements with the owners of 2 installations (selected by the Director) for inspection of the installations by the Director's Representative. Also obtain the services of the Company Field Advisor for the proposed products to be present. Notify the Director a minimum of 3 weeks prior to the availability of the installations for the inspection, and provide at least one alternative date for each inspection.

b. Only references from the actual owner or owner’s representative (Security Supervisor, Maintenance Supervisor, etc.) will be accepted. References from dealers, system installers or others, who are not the actual owners of the proposed products, are not acceptable.

1) Verify the accuracy of all references submitted prior to submission and certify in writing that the accuracy of the information has been confirmed.

3. The product manufacturer shall have test facilities available that can demonstrate that the proposed products meet the contract requirements.

a. Make arrangements with the test facility for the Director's Representative to witness test demonstrations. Also obtain the services of the Company Field Advisor for the proposed product to be present at the test facility. Notify the Director a minimum of 3 weeks prior to the availability of the test facility, and provide at least one alternative date for the testing.

4. Provide written certification from the manufacturer that the proposed products are compatible for use with all other equipment proposed for use for this system and meet all contract requirements.

B. UL Listing: The system shall be listed in the UL Fire Protection Equipment Directory under product category “Control Units System (UOJZ)”.
C. Test Facility: The Company producing the system shall have test facilities available which can demonstrate that the proposed system meets contract requirements.
D. Company Field Advisor: Company Field Advisor shall be National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) certified as Level III or higher Fire Alarm Protection/Fire Alarm Systems Engineering Technician.

EDIT NUMBER OF HOURS TO SUIT.

1. Secure the services of a Company Field Advisor for a minimum of 60 working hours at the contract site for the following:

a. Render advice regarding installation and final adjustment of the system.

b. Assist in initial programming of the system.

c. Render advice on the suitability of each signal initiating device for its particular application.

d. Witness final system test and then certify with an affidavit that the system is installed in accordance with the contract documents and is operating properly.



EDIT NUMBER OF SESSIONS AND HOURS TO SUIT IN NEXT TWO SUBPARAGRAPHS.

e. Train facility maintenance personnel in operation, programming and routine maintenance of the system (minimum of 16 hours).

f. Train facility security personnel on the operation and programming of the system (minimum of four 2-hour sessions).

g. Explain available service programs to facility supervisory personnel for their consideration.

INCLUDE PARAGRAPH BELOW WHEN EXISTING SUB-SYSTEMS ARE INTERFACED WITH THE NEW SYSTEM. ADJUST NUMBER OF HOURS AND MODIFY TERMINOLOGY TO SUIT.

E. Company Field Advisor (Existing Sub-Systems): Secure the services of a Company Field Advisor from the Company of each existing sub-system for a minimum of 8 working hours at the contract site for the following:

1. Render advice and witness test of existing sub-systems.

2. Render advice on the interconnection of existing sub-systems with the new system.

3. Witness the final test of the combined new system and existing sub-systems.

1.07 MAINTENANCE
A. Service Availability: A fully equipped service organization capable of guaranteeing response time within 8 hours to service calls shall be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to service the completed Work.

1. Service organization personnel shall include service technicians who are National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) certified as Level II or higher Fire Alarm Protection/Fire Alarm System Engineering Technician.


B. Spare Parts:

1. 50 percent spare of each type fuse.

2. 30 percent spare of each type lamp (except LED type).

MODIFY SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IF PROJECTED BEAM DEFECTORS ARE USED. STATE THE ACTUAL NUMBER OF SPARES REQUIRED, IF ANY. CHANGE NEXT TWO SUBPARAGRAPHS TO 20 PERCENT FOR HIGH RISK AREAS.

3. 10 percent spare of each type initiating device.

4. 10 percent spare of each type notification appliance.

OMIT SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IF PROTECTIVE DEVICES ARE NOT REQUIRED.

5. 10 percent spare of each type protective devices.

6. Printer paper (2 cases, 3200 sheets per case for fanfold style printer).

7. Four ribbons for printer.

8. Two tools to remove and install each type and size of vandal resistant fastener.

PART 2 PRODUCTS
2.01 PEER-TO-PEER NETWORK

A> Network: Edwards’ Systems Technology’s (Unit of GS Building Systems Corp) EST-3, Notifier’s Fire Systems Noti Fire Net, or Simplex Time Recorder Co. 4120:

1. Equip the fire alarm control panels and other network devices with network interface modules able to function with the type of wiring specified for the network communication bus signaling line circuit.


SYSTEM CAPACITIES ARE INDICATED BELOW ONLY FOR REFERENCE. DO NOT EDIT PANELS FROM TEXT. COMPANY SUPPLYING THE SYSTEM MUST CHOOSE PROPER PANEL FOR EACH LOCATION BASED UPON REQUIRED FUNCTIONS AND CAPACITY.
EDWARDS: EST-3 NETWORK 160,000 POINTS, EACH PANEL 2500 POINTS.
NOTIFIER: NOTI FIRE NET/200,000 POINTS; PANELS AFP 200/198 POINTS, AFP 300/198 POINTS, AFP 400/396 POINTS, AFP 1010/792 POINTS, AM 2020/1980 POINTS.
SIMPLEX: NETWORK 50,000 POINTS; PANELS 4120/4100/1000 POINTS, 4020/508 POINTS, 4010/254 POINTS.

B. Fire Alarm Control Panels/Interconnected Control Units (ICU’s): Edwards’ EST-3, Notifier’s AFP-200, AFP-300, AFP-400, AFP-1010, AM2020, Simplex’s 4120, 4100, 4020, 4010:

1. Base selection of each fire alarm control panel upon its capacity and capabilities to the specific requirements of the system at the panels’ location within the network.

2. Equip the approved fire alarm control panels to function as the FCS and ICU’s.

3. Permanently record the installed software and firmware version number within each fire alarm control panel.

4. Accessories as required for each fire alarm control panel to perform its required functions upon failure of network communications.

5. Input circuits suitable for operation on 120 Vac primary (main) power supply and 24 Vdc or 120 Vac secondary (battery) power supply.

6. 14 gage metal cabinet. Size as recommended by the Company producing the system.

a. Control switches, inaccessible behind hinged and locked door.

b. Alarm display and lamps visible when door is closed.

7. Annunciator (or display) which individually identifies addressable devices and identifies groups of non-addressable devices by zones.

8. Amplifiers, number and size as recommended by the Company producing the system.


AMPLIFIER SECONDARY POWER SUPPLIES CAN REQUIRE A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF PHYSICAL SPACE. CONSULT WITH COMPANY REPRESENTATIVES FOR SIZE ESTIMATES.

a. Multi-channel audio system shall utilize distributed audio design; centralized, banked audio systems are not acceptable. Arrange system so that one spare audio amplifier is provided in each distributed audio cabinet to automatically transfer upon failure of an active amplifier and not prevent the transmission of audible signals to its speaker circuits.



REFERENCE FOR SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IS NYC CODE RS17-3A 9.(m)(2).

b. 50 percent reserve amplifier power capacity on each amplifier.

c. Equipment racks and cabinets as recommended by the Company producing the system.

SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IS NYC BUILDING CODE RS 17-3A 9.(m)(2).

1) Opening of cabinets housing amplifiers is supervised by a tamper switch producing a trouble condition at the FCS.

9. Do not load visual alarm appliance circuit outputs to more than 70 percent of the fire alarm control panels power limited rating.

10. 24Vdc Secondary (Battery) Power Supplies: Sealed, lead-acid gelled electrolyte or maintenance free lead-calcium batteries, having:

a. Ampere-hour capacity to operate under load conditions specified in SYSTEM DESCRIPTION.

b. Two rate automatic battery charger with charging characteristics as recommended by battery manufacturer.

c. Meters for battery voltage and charging current.

REFER TO NYC BUILDING CODE RS17-3A 4.(a) FOR BATTERY CABINET REQUIREMENTS FOR CLASS E SYSTEM.

d. Cabinets for Batteries 75 Cubic Inches or Smaller: Batteries and charger integrally mounted or separate cabinets as recommended by the Company producing the system.

e. Cabinets For Batteries Over 75 Cubic Inches In Size:

1) Batteries an charger located in ventilated cabinet.

2) Battery cabinet constructed so that the condition of the elements may be observed without disturbing the cells.

3) Equipped with switchboard or panel on which are mounted volt meters, ammeters, circuit breakers, fuses, resistors, switches and other apparatus for charging and operating the batteries.

4) Cabinets elevated at least one foot, but not more than five feet above the floor.


SECONDARY POWER SUPPLY BATTERIES CAN REQUIRE A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF PHYSICAL SPACE. CONSULT COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE FOR SIZE ESTIMATES.

11. 120Vac Secondary (Battery) Power Supplies: Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), having:

a. 120 Vac, 60 Hz, input voltage.

b. 120 Vac, 60Hz output voltage or other ac output voltage to suit ac operated equipment.

c. Lead calcium batteries (minimum 10 year warranty) of suitable capacity to supply and maintain at not less than 87-l/2 percent of nominal battery voltage the full volt-amp rating of the unit under load conditions specified in SYSTEM DESCRIPTION.

d. Battery monitor and alarm (low and high battery voltage).

e. Low battery voltage cut-off (not less than 80 percent of nominal battery voltage).

f. Free standing NEMA 1 cabinet with totally enclosed batteries and circuit breakers.


OMIT SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IF UNIT IS LOCATED IN CONTROLLED AREA.

g. Doors equipped with Yale No. 511S locks with brass cylinder rosette, blind fastened from inside of door. Furnish 2 No. 47 keys with each lock.

h. Output circuit breakers.

i. Positive means for disconnecting the input and output of each UPS system while maintaining continuity of power supply to its load.

12. Transient surge and lightning protection for signaling line circuits, initiating device circuits, and ac power conductors entering and leaving each fire alarm control panel:

a. City Connection Circuit Wiring (Reverse Polarity Type): UL listed to Standars 497A; Edwards’ ______, Notifier’s _______, or Simplex’s 2081-9045.

b. Signaling Line Circuits and Initiating Device Circuits: UL listed to Standard 497B; Edwards’ LTP, Notifier’s T11325-2M, or Simplex’s 2081-9027, 2081-9028, 2081-9034, 2081-9043.

c. AC Power Conductors: Edwards’ TSP, Notifier’s ________, or Simplex’s 2081-9033, 2081-9042.

USE PARAGRAPH BELOW AND ITS SUBPARAGRAPHS FOR MONITOR (NON-TOUCH SCREEN) FIRE COMMAND STATION.

C. Fire Command Station:

1. See Fire Alarm Control Panels for basic requirements.

2. Design and layout the FCS to facilitate operation of all its components and functions while presenting a unified professional appearance, color coordinated, trimmed and finished to complement the décor in the area which it is to be installed.



DO NOT SHOW SIGNAL INITIATING OR NOTIFICATION APPLIANCE CIRCUITS CONNECTED TO THE FCS ON THE DRAWINGS.

3. Do not connect signal initiating circuits or notification appliance circuits to the fire alarm control panel selected to function as the FCS.

4. Design the system so that the FCS can be moved to any location on the network peer-to-peer bus with a minimal amount of system re-wiring.

MODIFY SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW TO SUIT TELEPHONE SYSTEM(S) FOR THE PROJECT.

5. Master telephone and equipment for private line two-way voice communication to remotely located fire warden floor communication station telephones, and common talk communication to remotely located fire service telephones.

6. Equipped for simultaneous multi-channel one-way voice communication.

a. Master microphone.

b. Amplifier equipment located in ICUs.

COORDINATE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW WITH SYSTEM DESCRIPTION AND ELEVATOR DESIGNERS. MODIFY TO SUIT.

7. Elevator zoned two-way voice communication system master station (Section 142871) also mounted in the console.

8. Printer (fan fold style): Edwards’ PT-1 Series, Notifier’s PRN-4, or Simplex’s 2190 Series.

USE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW FOR BASIC MONITOR FCS (NO GRAPHICS).

9. CRT/Keyboard: Edwards’ CCA Series, Notifier’s CRT-2, or Simplex’s 4190 Series.


USE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW AND ITS SUBPARAGRAPHS FOR GRAPHIC TOUCHSCREEN FCS (REQUIRED FOR OGS PROJECTS).

10. Color Touchscreen Monitor/Keyboard/Mouse/Computer: High resolution finger or light pen touch screen: Edwards’ Fireworks Series, Notifier’s NRTP, or Simplex’s 4120/4190 Graphic Command Center.



FOR MORE SWITCH FUNCTIONS THAN INDICATED IN SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW, CONSIDER USE OF RA/CC MOUNTED AS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE FCS FOR CONTROL OF SPEAKERS, ETC. (TO ALLOW FASTER AND MORE FLEXIBLE CONTROL OF SYSTEM FUNCTIONS THAN THAT POSSIBLE THRU ONE TOUCHSCREEN FUNCTION AT A TIME TYPE OPERATION).

a. Panel mounted switches and LED’s for control of system wide functions:

1) Alarm acknowledge.

2) Trouble acknowledge.

3) Silence.

4) Reset.

b. Operating system with main menus, sub-menus and icons to control and annunciate the followings functions:

SUBPARAGRAPHS BELOW ARE EXAMPLES OF PROGRAMS REQUIRED FOR THE TOUCHSCREEN GRAPHICS. EXPLAIN WHAT IS REQUIRED OF THE SYSTEM PROGRAMS IN AS MUCH DETAIL AS POSSIBLE . COORDINATE WITH SYSTEM DESCRIPTION.

1) Visual alarm notification appliance control and status.

2) Multi-channel one way voice communication audio control and status.

3) Two-way floor communication station telephone and fire service telephone control and status.

4) Automatic fire suppression systems (AFSS’s) status for each system.

a) AFSS discharged.

b) AFSS trouble.

5) Sprinkler system status.

a) Waterflow alarm.

b. Control valve in off normal position.

c) Waterflow switch tamper.

6) Fire pump status.

a) Fire pump motor running.

b) Fire pump loss of power.

c) Fire pump phase reversal.

7) Diesel-alternator status.

a) Diesel-alternator running.

b) Diesel-alternator supplying load.

c) Battery charger malfunctioning.

d) Low oil pressure.

e) Low water temp. (less than 50 degrees F.)

f) Excessive water temperature.

g) Low fuel (less than 3 hours).

h) Overcrank (failure to start).

i) Overspeed.

j) Alternator overload.

8) HVAC equipment control (Hand-Off-Automatic) and status of each air handling or fan unit.

9) Door control and status of each door.

10) Elevator recall and status.

11) Stairwell smoke hatch control and status of each vent.

12) Boiler status:

a) Boiler No. 1: Low water.

b) Boiler No. 1: Off safety.

c) Boiler No. 2: Low water.

d) Boiler No. 2: Off safety.

13) Additional menu’s system programming, etc. as directed:

a) Messages shall be approved by the facility engineer.

b) Provide custom messages as directed.

c) Descriptors shall utilize room/space designations and numbers used by the facility after occupancy and shall be approved by the facility engineer.


COORDINATE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW WITH OGS DIRECT DIGITAL CONTROL SYSTEM INTERCONNECTION SUBPARAGRAPH SPECIFIED UNDER SYSTEM DESCRIPTION IN PART 1.

c. An EIA RS-232-C communication input/output port with modem for communicating over a Ethernet LAN with the future Direct Digital Building Control System.

1) A EIA RS-232-C communication port with dial in modem to allow a remote IBM compatible PC to access System data. Include software for the remote PC.

11. Two spare EIA RS-232-C communication input/output ports.



SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IS AN EXAMPLE FOR A PROJECT IN NYC. MODIFY FOR REMOTE STATION OR OTHER TYPE OPERATIONS AS REQUIRED. INCLUDE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW ONLY WHEN SPECIFICALLY REQUIRED BY THE FIRE DEPARTMENT. INDICATE KEY NUMBER.

12. Three position key switch, keyed with fire department standard key No. ________ (to operate in conjunction with central station operating company procedures):


10 o’clock position - Silent test, central station operating company notified automatically. Flashing red light and audible trouble device (no silencing feature) to operate when switch is in this position.
12 o’clock position - Automatic mode (alarm), key removable only in this position.
2 o’clock position - Fire drills, shunts out central station operating company (to be notified by telephone). Flashing red light and audible trouble device (no silencing feature) to operate when switch is in this position.

DO NOT USE SUBPARAGRAPHS BELOW PERTAINING TO WALL MOUNTED OR CONSOLE MOUNTED FCS SOLEY AS WRITTEN (THEY ARE EXAMPLES). CONSULT MANUFACTURERS CATALOGS AND SPECIFY MOUNTING EQUIPMENT TO EXACTLY SUIT PROJECT REQUIREMENTS.

USE NEXT SEVERAL SUBPARAGRAPHS FOR WALL MOUNTED FCS.

13. Surface wall mounted cabinet containing FCS components, having:

a. Control switches, inaccessible behind hinged and locked doors.


INCLUDE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW ONLY WHEN SPECIFICALLY REQUIRED BY THE LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT. SPECIFY KEY REQUIRED.

b. Lock keyed to local fire department standard key. The key is ________.

c. Alarm indicating lamps visible when door is closed.

d. Desk/Enclosure (for CRT, keyboard, printer, storage, etc.):

1) Steel, minimum 16 gage, painted with rust resisting primer and 2 coats of paint.

2) Height, depth and width to accommodate equipment mounted thereon.

3) Components arranged so that all equipment is legible from one control point and can be manned by one attendant.

4) Desk equipped with writing surface at normal desk height and a storage area consisting of 2 file type drawers or shelves with door.

5) Chair: Adjustable tilt swivel, open arms, 5 leg pedestal with casters, upholstered foam cushion back and seat. Style to match desk/enclosure.

WALL MOUNTED FCS ABOVE OR CONSOLE FCS BELOW MAY NOT BE SUITABLE AS SPECIFIED FOR APPLICATIONS IN ARCHITECTURALLY SENSITIVE AREAS. CONSULT WITH THE ARCHITECTS TO ASSIST IN DESIGNING AND SPECIFYING A SUITABLE FCS. SPECIFIED EQUIPMENT IS AVAILABLE WITH COLOR, TEXTURE AND TRIM MODIFICATIONS. CUSTOM FABRICATED EQUIPMENT IS AVAILABLE IN THE MARKETPLACE (REFER TO THOMAS REGISTRY - “CONSOLES”).

USE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW FOR CONSOLE RACK MOUNTED EQUIPMENT (NOT MOUNTED IN CONSOLE WITH OTHER SYSTEMS). CONSOLE SPECIFIED IS FREE STANDING, REAR ACCESSIBLE. MODIFY SPECIFICATION IF CONSOLE IS MOUNTED AGAINST WALL.

14. Console: Vertical front, welded steel frame, modular cabinet rack; Premier Metal Products Co.’s Trimline TVA series, or Winsted Corp’s K series, having:

a. Number of sections as shown on drawings (each section 23 inches deep by 19 inches wide by 70 inches high panel space).

b. Skeletal frame including top and bottom.

1) Matching 45 degree wedge sections as shown.

2) Textured charcoal gray frame finish.

c. Front, Back, and Side Panels:

1) Back panels hinged with locking door handle.

2) Blank panels to cover all front panel space where equipment is not installed.

3) Louvers in back and side panels to provide adequate ventilation of components.

4) Beige tan enamel finish.

d. White plastic laminate (Formica) covered writing shelf, one piece construction which spans front of console and includes provisions for mounting CRT/keyboard and printer.

e. Aluminum trim with black vinyl inlay.

f. Accessories as required for mounting and support of equipment.

g. Multi-outlet strips mounted within the enclosure with number of 15 amp, 120 V ac receptacles (3 wire grounding type) as required for equipment. (Not less than 6 receptacles in each section).


INCLUDE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW FOR OCCUPANCY GROUP E.

15. Fire sign at top of FCS and in building lobby, back illuminated, with the word “FIRE” in 3 inch letters imprinted on face.


D. Remote Auxiliary Power Supplies: Edwards’ BPS, Notifier’s FCPS-24, Simplex’s 2080 Series:

1. 14 gage surface mounted metal cabinet. Size as recommended by the Company producing the system.

2. Control switches inaccessible behind hinged and locked door.

3. Input circuits suitable for operation on 120 Vac primary (main) power supply.

4. Regulated and filtered 24 Vdc output.

5. 24 Vdc Secondary (standby) Power Supply: Sealed, lead-acid gelled electrolyte or maintenance free lead-calcium batteries:

a. Ampere-hour capacity to operate under load conditions specified in SYSTEM DESCRIPTION.

b. Battery charger with charging characteristics as recommended by battery manufacturer.

c. Meters for battery voltage and charging current.

d. Batteries and charger integrally mounted or separate cabinet mounted as recommended by the Company producing the system.

6. Activated by host FACP via signaling line circuit loop thru addressable modules:

a. Addressable control monitor activates the power supply outputs.

b. Addressable monitor module senses power supply trouble conditions.

7. Supervised power supply, battery, and notification appliance circuits.


E. Remote Addressable Network Modules (RANM):

SHOW REMOTE ADDRESSABLE NETWORK MODULES IN CONJUNCTION WITH NON-ADDRESSABLE DEVICES THAT ARE NOT AVAILABLE ADDRESSABLE WHEN IT IS DESIRABLE TO HAVE THEM ADDRESSABLE FOR IDENTIFICATION, MONITORING AND/OR CONTROL FUNCTIONS.

1. Individual Addressable Module (IAM): Edwards’ SIGA-CT1, SIGA-CT2, SIGA-MM1, SIGA-WTM, SIGA-UM, Notifier’s MMX-101, Simplex’s 2190-9172, 2190-9173.

2. Addressable Zone Adapter Module Control and Monitor Relays (ZAM): Edwards’ SIGA-CC1, SIGA-CC2, SIGA-UM, SIGA-CR, Notifier’s MMX-1, MMX-2, CMX-2, or Simplex’s 2190-9163, 2190-9164, 2190-9155, 2190-9156, 2190-9173.

3. Include 24 Vdc auxiliary circuit(s) as required by RANM type to suit relay operations for control, monitoring, or supervisory functions; or interconnection of fire safety control functions.

F. Remote CRT/Keyboard: Edwards’ CCA Series, Notifier’s CRT-2,or Simplex’s 4190 Series.
USE PARAGRAPH BELOW WHEN REMOTE CRT’S ARE REQUIRED.
G. Remote CRT: Edwards’ VDU-3, Notifier’s CRT-2, or Simplex’s 4190 Series.
H. Remote Printer (Fan Fold Style): Edwards’ PT-1 Series, Notifier’s PRN-4, or Simplex’s 2190 Series.

NOT ALL RA/CC’s NEED HAVE IDENTICAL FUNCTIONS. SPECIFY, OR SHOW ON DRAWINGS, ANNUNCIATOR AND SWITCH MODULES REQUIRED IN EACH RA/CC (USUALLY ONLY THE RA/CC ADJACENT TO THE FCS WOULD INCLUDE ANNUNCIATOR MODULES AND SWITCH MODULES, OTHER RA/CC’s WOULD ESSENTIALLY FUNCTION AS REMOTE ANNUNCIATORS). ONLY VISUAL INDICATION ASSOCIATED WITH ALARM, SUPERVISORY, OR TROUBLE CONDITIONS SHOULD BE IN AN RA/CC ASSOCIATED WITH THE FCS. VISUAL INDICATION SPECIFIED TO BE ON FOR NORMAL OPERATION (PUMP ON, LIGHTS ON, ETC.) SHOULD BE IN A SEPARATE RA/CC TO REDUCE POSSIBLY OF DISTRACTION TO ATTENDANT OPERATING THE SYSTEM DURING ALARM CONDITIONS.
I. Remote Annunciator/Control Centers (RA/CC’s): Edwards’ 3-ANN, Notifier’s INA/ACS, or Simplex’s Network Node Unit, with:

EDIT NEXT THREE SUBPARAGRAPHS AS REQUIRED FOR ENCLOSURE TYPE.

1. Surface mounted enclosure.

2. Flush mounted enclosure.

3. Desk mounted enclosure.

4. LCD which is capable of displaying all system points.

5. Master enable/disable key switch for all control switches behind hinged and locked door having windows for visibility of system functions.


IF IT IS DESIRED TO HAVE VISUAL INDICATION FOR MORE THAN THE ONE SPECIFIC LIFE SAFETY CONTROL-BY-EVENT FUNCTION SPECIFIED BELOW, ADD IT BELOW. COORDINATE SUBPARAGRAPH WITH SYSTEM DESCRIPTION.

6. Annunciator modules for visual indication of specific life safety control-by-event functions:

a. Status of alarm notification appliances.


COORDINATE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW WITH SYSTEM DESCRIPTION.

7. Annunciator modules for visual indication of specific user programmable control-by-event functions specified in SYSTEM DESCRIPTION. Identify each visual indicator with appropriate message.

8. Annunciator modules for visual indication of speaker status.

IF IT IS DESIRED TO HAVE MORE THAN THE ONE SPECIFIC LIFE SAFETY CONTROL-BY-EVENT FUNCTION SPECIFIED BELOW CONTROLLED BY A DEDICATED SWITCH, ADD IT BELOW. COORDINATE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW WITH SYSTEM DESCRIPTION.

9. Switch modules for manual operation of specific life safety control-by-event control points:

a. Alarm notification appliances.

10. Switch modules for manual operation of each user programmable control-by-event control point which is utilized for this project.

11. Switch modules for manual operation of each user programmable automatic time-initiated control point which is utilized for this project.

12. Switch modules for manual operation of speakers.


J. Building Manger Alarm Annunciators: Edward’s 3-ANN, Notifer’s INA/ACS, or Simplex’s 4603, having:

SELECT ONE OF NEXT TWO SUBPARAGRAPHS.

1. Surface mounted enclosure.

2. Flush mounted enclosure.

3. LCD which is capable of displaying all system points.

4. System alarm indication (audible and visual). Silence at FCS.

5. System supervision alarm indication (audible and visual). Silence at FCS.

6. System trouble indication (audible and visual). Silence at FCS.

7. Lamp test switch or supervised lamps.


2.02 REMOTE FIRE SERVICE DEVICES

A. Fire Warden Remote Floor Communication Station Telephones: Edwards’ 6831 Series, Notifier’s AFAWS Series, or Simplex’s 2084 Series, with:


SELECT ONE OF NEXT TWO SUBPARAGRAPHS.

1. Flush mounted cabinet.

2. Surface mounted cabinet.

3. Telephone handset attached to unit with armored cable.



SELECT ONE OF NEXT THREE SUBPARAGRAPHS FOR DOOR TYPE.

4. Lockable door.

5. Non-lockable door.

6. Door having break-rod feature to open.



INCLUDE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IF CALL FEATURE TO REMOTE TELEPHONES IS INCLUDED IN DESCRIPTION OF SYSTEM.

7. Buzzer and visual indicator to indicate call from master telephone.

8. Front of door labeled “Fire Warden Station”.

9. Permanently imprinted instructions for use and operation of the telephone. Include warning to call 911 or pull nearest manual fire alarm station in event that emergency call is not answered.



REFERENCE FOR SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IS NYC BUILDING CODE RS 17-3A 7.(b).

10. Test facility, by means of a key, to test the floor automatic and manual alarm device wiring.

B. Fire Service Jacks and Telephones:

1. Remote Telephone Jack Stations: Edwards’ 6833-1, Notifier’s FPJ or RPJ-1, or Simplex’s 2084-9001.

2. Telephone Handsets: Edwards’ 6830-3, Notifier’s FHS Series, or Simplex’s 2084-9014.

3. Storage Racks/Cabinets: Edwards’ 6830 Series, Notifier’s FHSC Series, or Simplex’s 2084-9015 (rack) and 8589 (cabinet).


2.03 INITIATING DEVICES

SEE INFORMATION AT END OF SECTION FOR SMOKE AND HEAT SENSING DEVICE APPLICATION GUIDES.

A. General:

1. Fire detection devices that receive their power from the initiating device circuit or a signaling line circuit of a fire alarm control unit shall be listed for use with the control unit.

2. Where individually identifiable (addressable) devices are required, but not available from the Company producing the system, either:

a. Use non-addressable devices and individually wire each device to the ICU’s as separate monitor points, making each non-addressable device individually identifiable, or:

b. Employ remote addressable network modules to make each non-addressable device individually addressable.

B. Ceiling Mounted Detectors (Non-Addressable, Non-Intelligent):

1. General:

a. Heat detectors, ionization type smoke detectors, and photoelectric type smoke detectors shall have common mounting base which accommodates interchanging of the different type detectors.
2. Smoke Detectors:

a. Ionization Type with LED: Edwards’ 6250B, Notifier’s 1451, or Simplex’s 2098-9576.



USE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IN LOCATIONS WHERE PHOTOELECTRIC TYPE DETECTOR IS REQUIRED, EXCEPT WHEN THE 135 DEGREES F RATING OF THE THERMAL DEVICE MAY BE INADEQUATE. IN SUCH AREAS USE SECOND SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW (WITHOUT THERMAL DEVICE).

b. Photoelectric Type:

1) With 135 degrees F Thermal Device and LED: Edwards’ 6270B-003, Notifier’s 2451 TH, or Simplex’s 2098-9202.

2) With LED: Edwards’ 6270B, Notifier’s 2451, or Simplex’s 2098-9201.


SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IS REQUIRED FOR OMH PROJECTS. (SENSITIVITY LEVEL OF 2.5 IS THE RECOMMEND AVERAGE SENSITIVITY).

3) Photoelectric type smoke detectors shall have sensitivity level of 3.2.

c. Remote Alarm Indicator For Use with Smoke Detectors: LED type indicator mounted on single gang stainless steel faceplate.

3. Heat Detectors:

a. Fixed Temperature:

1) 135 degrees F: Edwards’ 293B, Notifier’s 5451 HD, or Simplex’s 4098 Series.

2) 190/200 degrees F: Edwards’ 294B, Notifier’s 4451 HT, or Simplex’s 4098 Series.

b. Combination Rate-of-Rise/Fixed Temperature:

1) 135 degrees F: Edwards’ 291B, Notifier’s 5451, or Simplex’s 4098 Series.

2) 190/200 degrees F: Edwards’ 292B, or Simplex’s 4098 Series.

C. Ceiling Mounted Sensors (Intelligent, Addressable, Analog):

1. General:

a. Heat sensors, ionization smoke sensors, and photoelectric smoke sensors shall have common mounting base which accommodates interchanging of the different type sensors.

2. Smoke Sensors:

a. Ionization Type: Edwards’ SIGA-IS, Notifier’s CPX-551, or Simplex’s 4098-9716/9798.

b. Photoelectric Type: Edwards’ SIGA-PS, Notifier’s SDX-551, or Simplex’s 4098-9714/9798.



SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IS REQUIRED FOR OMH PROJECTS. (SENSITIVITY LEVEL OF 2.5 IS THE RECOMMENDED AVERAGE SENSITIVITY).

1) Photoelectric type smoke sensor shall have initial sensitivity level of 3.2.

c. Multi-Sensor Type:

MULTI-SENSOR TYPE SHOULD BE CONSIDERED WERE EARLY DETECTION IS REQUIRED (COMPUTER ROOMS), OR WHERE SINGLE ELEMENT DETECTORS MIGHT BE PRONE TO FALSE ALARMS.

1) Photoelectric/Heat: Edwards SIGA-PHS 3D, or Notifier’s ________.

2) Photoelectric/Ionization/Heat: Edwards’ SIGA-IPHS 4D, or Notifier’s ________.

d. Remote Alarm Indicator For Use With Smoke Sensors: Edwards’ SIGA-LED, Notifier’s RA-400, or Simplex’s 4098-9782.

3. Heat Sensors:

a. 135 degrees F (fixed temperature): Edwards’ SIGA-HFS, Notifier’s FDX-551, or Simplex’s 4098-9733/9789.

b. 135 degrees F (fixed temperature/R.O.R.): Edwards’ SIGA-HRS, Notifier’s ________, or Simplex’s ________.
D. Air Duct Smoke Detectors (Non-Addressable):

PHOTOELECTRIC DUCT SMOKE DETECTORS ARE PREFERRED. IONIZATION TYPE ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR AIR DUCT APPLICATION.

1. Photoelectric Type: Edwards’ 6266B-001, Notifier’s DH400P, or Simplex’s 2098-9649/9201.

a. Listed for the air velocity present at each air duct detector location.

b. Sampling tube to suit installation.

c. Local relay (for fire safety control functions from duct detector when applicable):

1) Form C contacts(s) rated minimum 1A @ 28 Vdc power-limited, ½A @ 120 Vac nonpower-limited.

2) 24 Vdc auxiliary power circuit(s) as required to suit relay operation and function.


SHOW LOCATION OF REMOTE ALARM INDICATORS AND TEST STATIONS FOR SMOKE DETECTORS, IF USED.

2. Remote Alarm Indicator For Use With Air Duct Smoke Detectors: LED type indicator mounted on single gang stainless steel faceplate.



SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IS REQUIRED FOR OMH PROJECTS.

3. Remote Alarm Indicator And Test Switch For Use With Air Duct Smoke Detectors: LED type indicator and key operated switch mounted on single gang stainless steel faceplate.


E. Air Duct Smoke Sensors (Intelligent, Addressable, Analog):

PHOTOELECTRIC DUCT SMOKE SENSORS ARE PREFERRED. IF IONIZATION TYPE ARE CONSIDERED, CONSULT WITH MANUFACTURER’S REPRESENTATIVE FOR CATALOG NUMBER AND PROPER APPLICATION.

1. Photoelectric Type: Edwards’ SIGA-PS w/SIGA-DH, Notifier’s DHX-501/SDX-551, or Simplex’s 4098-9752/3 with 4098-9714.

a. Listed for the air velocity present at each air duct smoke sensor’s location.

b. Sampling tube to suit installation.

c. Local relay (for fire safety control functions from duct detector when applicable):

1) Relay operation programmable from FACP.

2) Form C contact(s) rated minimum 1A @ 28 Vdc power-limited, 1/2A @ 120 Vac nonpower-limited.

3) 24 Vdc auxiliary power circuit(s) as required to suit relay operation and function.



SHOW LOCATION OF REMOTE ALARM INDICATORS AND TEST STATIONS FOR SMOKE SENSORS, IF USED.

2. Remote Alarm Indicator For Use With Air Duct Smoke Sensors: LED type indicator mounted on single gang stainless steel faceplate.



SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IS REQUIRED FOR OMH PROJECTS.

3. Remote Alarm Indicator And Test Switch For Use With Air Duct Smoke Sensors: LED type indicator and key operated switch mounted on single gang stainless steel faceplate.

SPECIFY FLAME DETECTING DEVICES UNDER PARAGRAPH BELOW IF REQUIRED. SEVERAL TYPES OF SPECIALIZED FLAME DETECTING DEVICES ARE AVAILABLE. CONSULT MANUFACTURER’S CATALOGS.

USE FLAME DETECTING DEVICES IN AREAS WHERE IGNITION IS ALMOST INSTANTANEOUS (FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, COMBUSTIBLE GASES, ETC.) REFER TO NFPA 72 2-4.

F. Flame Detecting Devices (Non-Addressable):


EXPLOSION PROOF DETECTORS ALSO AVAILABLE 190 DEGREES F R.O.R./F.T. AND 135 DEGREES OR 190 DEGREES F FIXED TEMPERATURE. SUITABLE FOR CLASS 1 GROUP D; CLASS II GROUP E, F, G. ALSO AVAILABLE MOISTURE PROOFED.

G. Explosion Proof Rate-of-Rise/Fixed Temperature Heat Detectors (Non-Addressable):

1. 135 degrees F: Edwards’ EPB501, Notifier’s 302-EPM-135, or Simplex’s 2098-9430.
PROJECTED BEAM DETECTORS MAY BE SUITABLE FOR USE IN A BUILDING WITH A HIGH CEILING AND LARGE SPACE WHERE IT IS NOT PRACTICAL TO INSTALL NUMEROUS SPOT TYPE SMOKE DETECTING DEVICES. REFER TO NFPA 72 2-3.6.3.

H. Projected Beam Type Detectors (Non-Addressable): Edwards’ 6424, Notifier’s 6424, or Simplex’s 2098 Series.


I. Manual Fire Alarm Boxes:

1. Non-Addressable:

a. Single Action Pull Type: Edwards’ 276B Series, Notifier’s BNG-1R, or Simplex’s 2099-9754 Series.

2. Addressable:

a. Single Action Pull Type: Edwards’ SIGA-270, Notifier’s BGX-101, NBG-12LX, or, Simplex’s 2099-9795.
2.04 NOTIFICATION APPLIANCES

A. General:

1. Audible signal appliances shall be UL 464 listed and:

a. Classified “Public” or “Private Mode Only” to suit application.

b. Marked “F.A. Service” or “F.A. Service - Private Mode Only” to suit application.

2. Visual signal devices shall be UL listed:

a. For private mode applications, UL 1638 “Fire Protective Visual Signaling Appliance”.

b. For public mode applications, UL 1971 “Signaling Devices for the Hearing Impaired”.

c. For wall mounting or ceiling mounting to suit application.

DO NOT SHOW VISUAL ALARMS AND AUDIBLE ALARMS CONNECTED ON THE SAME CIRCUITS. IN LIEU OF SEPARATE APPLIANCES, USE PARAGRAPH BELOW AS THE PREFERRED APPLIANCE WHEN A COMBINATION AUDIBLE/VISUAL APPLIANCE CAN MEET ALL AUDIBLE AND VISUAL DESIGN REQUIREMENTS.

B. Audible/Visual Appliances:



SHOW SEPARATE VISUAL ALARM CIRCUIT AND AUDIBLE ALARM CIRCUIT TO TYPE AVA APPLIANCES. TYPE AVA IS SUITABLE FOR ADA COMPLIANCE.

1. Type AVA: Edwards’ 757 Series, Notifier’s SpectrAlert PS24 Series, or Simplex’s 4903/92__ __ Series, with:

a. Xenon flashtube strobe:

1) AVA-15/75:15/75 candela.

2) AVA-30/75: 30/75 candela.

3) AVA-110: 110 candela.

b. Clear lens having FIRE imprinted thereon in red letters, or clear lens with red base having FIRE imprinted thereon in white letters.

c. Audible alarm notification appliance:

1) Type as indicated on the drawings.

SPEAKERS AND CHIMES ALSO AVAILABLE.

2) Front mounted, if bells or horns.

d. Surface or flush mounted enclosure as indicated on the drawings.
C. Vibrating Bells: Edwards’ 439D-10AW, Notifier’s MB-610-24-R, or Simplex’s 2901 Series Modular Audible Signaling Devices, with:

1. 10 inch bells.

2. Surface or flush mounted type as indicated on the drawings.

3. Weatherproof bell kits where installed in damp or wet locations.

D. Horns: Edwards’ 757 Series, Notifier’s SpectrAlert Series, or Simplex’s 4901 Series Modular Horns, with:

1. Surface or flush mounted type as indicated on the drawings.

2. Basic grille type except where projector type is indicated on the drawings.

3. Weatherproof model where installed in damp or wet locations.

E. Chimes: Edwards’ 757 Series, Notifier’s CH7D-24 Series, or Simplex’s 2902 Series Modular Chimes.
F. Visual Appliances:

TYPE VA IS SUITABLE FOR ADA COMPLIANCE.

1. Type VA: Edwards’ 405 Series, Notifier’s S24 Series, or Simplex’s 4904 Series, with:

a. Xenon flashtube strobe:

1) VA-15/75:15/75 candela.

2) VA-30/75: 30/75 candela.

3) VA-110: 110 candela.

b. Clear lens having FIRE imprinted thereon in red letters, or clear lens with red base having FIRE imprinted thereon in white letters.

c. Surface or flush mounted enclosure as indicated on the drawings.


G. Speakers: Speakers and their enclosures shall be listed for voice/alarm signaling service.

DO NOT USE SPEAKERS RECESSED IN FIRE RATED CEILINGS UNLESS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION CAN BE GIVEN TO PROPER INSTALLATION TO RETAIN THE CEILINGS LISTED FIRE RESISTANCE RATING. QUOTE FROM UL FIRE RESISTANCE DIRECTORY: “FIRE RESISTANCE RATINGS APPLY ONLY TO ASSEMBLIES IN THEIR ENTIRETY, EXCEPT FOR THOSE SEPARATELY RATED STRUCTURAL MEMBERS SUPPORTING TESTED ASSEMBLIES, INDIVIDUAL COMPONENTS ARE NOT ASSIGNED A FIRE RESISTANCE RATING AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE INTERCHANGED BETWEEN ASSEMBLIES BUT ARE DESIGNATED FOR USE IN A SPECIFIC DESIGN IN ORDER THAT THE RATINGS OF THE DESIGN MAY BE ACHIEVED.” FIRE RATED CEILING ASSEMBLIES DO NOT APPEAR TO BE APPROVED FOR USE WITH RECESSED SPEAKERS.
SHOW SEPARATE VISUAL ALARM CIRCUIT AND SEPARATE AUDIBLE ALARM CIRCUIT TO SPEAKERS EQUIPPED WITH XENON FLASHTUBE STROBES.

USE TYPE A AS THE BASIC SPEAKER, EXCEPT IN SUSPENDED CEILINGS OR IN HIGH AMBIENT NOISE AREAS. BI-DIRECTIONAL HOUSING AVAILABLE. TYPE A IS NOT SUITABLE FOR USE IN FIRE RATED CEILING.

1. Type A: 4 inch cone type speaker, 1/4, 1/2, 1 and 2 watt taps; Edwards’ 757 Series, Notifier’s V400R, or Simplex’s 2902-9712, with surface or flush mounting accessories to suit installation requirements.

2. Type A/S: Same as type A, equipped with xenon flashtube strobe with clear lens having FIRE imprinted thereon in red letters, or clear lens with red base having FIRE imprinted thereon in white letters.

a. A/S – 15/75:15/75 candela.

b. A/S – 30/75:30/75 candela.

c. A/S – 110:110 candela.


TYPE B & B-1 ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR USE IN FIRE RATED CEILING. USE FLUSH MOUNTED IN NON-FIRE RATED SUSPENDED CEILINGS. ROUND OR SQUARE BAFFLE AVAILABLE.

3. Type B: 4 inch cone type speaker, 1/4, 1/2, 1 and 2 watt taps; Edwards’ 757 Series, Notifier’s SP101W, or Simplex’s 4902 Series, with baffle and enclosure for flush mounting in suspended ceiling.

4. Type B/S: Same as Type B, equipped with xenon flashtube strobve with clear lens having FIRE imprinted thereon in red letters, or clear lens with red base having FIRE imprinted thereon in white letters.

a. B/S – 15/75:15/75 candela.

b. B/S – 30/75:30/75 candela.

c. B/S – 110:110 candela.

5. Type B-1: 8 inch cone type speaker, 1/2, 1, 2 and 4 watt taps; Edwards’ 964/965 Series, Notifier’s ET90-W, or Simplex’s 2902-9705, with round baffle and enclosure for flush mounting in suspended ceiling.

6. Type B-1S: Same as type B-1, equipped with xenon flashtube strobe with clear lens having FIRE imprinted thereon in red letters, or clear lens with red base having FIRE imprinted thereon in white letters.

a. B-1S – 15/75:15/75 candela.

b. B-1S – 30/75:30/75 candela.

c. B-1S – 110:110 candela.

USE TYPE C & C-1 IN HIGH AMBIENT NOISE LEVEL AREAS.

7. Type C: Double re-entrant horn loudspeaker, 2, 4, 8 and 15 watt taps; Edwards’ 757 Series, Notifier’s STH-15 Series, or Simplex’s Type 2902-9701, with accessories for surface mounting.


C-1 IS NOT SUITABLE FOR USE IN FIRE RATED CEILING.

8. Type C-1: Double re-entrant horn loudspeaker, 2, 4, 8 and 15 watt taps; Edwards’ 757 Series, Notifier’s STH-15 Series, or Simplex’s Type 2902-9702, with baffle and accessories for flush mounting in suspended ceiling.

9. Type C-1S: Same as Type C-1, equipped with xenon flashtube strobe with clear lens having FIRE imprinted thereon in red letters, or clear lens with red base having FIRE imprinted thereon in white letters.

a. C-1S – 15/75:15/75 candela.

b. C-1S – 30/75:30/75 candela.

c. C-1S 110:110 candela.

2.05 MASTER TRANSMITTER FOR MUNICIPAL CONNECTION

CHECK WITH OPERATORS OF THE MUNICIPAL SYSTEM OR REMOTE STATION TO WHICH TIE-IN IS REQUIRED. EACH SYSTEM REQUIRES SPECIFIC EQUIPMENT AND PROCEDURES. PARAGRAPH BELOW IS AN EXAMPLE FOR NEW YORK CITY.

A. The Office of General Services will secure an agreement with a central station operating company. Contractor shall:

1. Install transmitters furnished by the central station operating company.

2. Provide conduit and wiring between transmitters and FCS.

3. Provide relays and equipment in FCS as required to operate in conjunction with central station operating company system.
IF DIGITAL ALARM COMMUNICATOR SYSTEM IS THE METHOD USED FOR ALARM TRANSMISSION TO A CENTRAL SUPERVISING STATION, REFER TO NFPA 72 5-5.3.2. TWO SEPARATE MEANS OF COMMUNICATION ARE REQUIRED (NFPA 72 5-5.3.2.1.6&7). THE DACT’S FURNISHED BY THE SPECIFIED COMPANIES EMPLOY THE USE OF TWO TELEPHONE LINES.
2.06 DIGITAL ALARM COMMUNICATOR SYSTEMS
A. Digital Alarm Communicator Transmitter (DACT): Edwards’ FACP module, Notifier’s FACP module, or Simplex’s Model 2080-9024:

1. Input circuit suitable for operation on 24 V dc primary and secondary power supplies.

a. DACT may be separately wall mounted or an integral module in a fire alarm control panel.

2. UL-864 listing.

3. NFPA 72 compliance, operation with two telephone lines.

4. Compatible with central supervising station DACR and regulations.


B. Digital Alarm Communicator Receiver (DACR).

SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW SPECIFIES AN EXAMPLE OF A DACR. MODIFY TO SUIT. ADD CENTRAL SUPERVISING LOCATION ADDRESS.

1. The central supervising station DACR is an Ademco Model 685, located at ________.

2. The contact person is ________.

2.07 MODEM UNITS

THESE MODEMS ARE USED FOR LONG DISTANCE COMMUNICATION OVER LEASED TELEPHONE LINES TO INTERFACE REMOTE SYSTEM EQUIPMENT (FIRE ALARM PANELS, CRT/KEYBOARDS, PRINTER, ANNUNCIATORS).
A. Modems: Edwards’ SHM-M/SHM-F, Notifier’s TP1-232, or Simplex’s 4100-0131 FSK Series:

1. Input circuit suitable for operation on 120 Vac primary (main) power supply and 24 Vdc secondary (standby) power supply.



FULL DUPLEX OPERATION REQUIRES 2 PAIRS OF LEASED LINES. HALF DUPLEX OPERATION IS AVAILABLE FOR RECEIVE ONLY DEVICES. ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE PROPER GRADE OF LEASED LINES MUST BE MADE BY THE FACILITY. NOTIFY THE CLIENT AGENCY DURING DESIGN THAT LEASED LINES ARE REQUIRED.

2. Full duplex operation.

3. UL-864 listing.

IN SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW, DIAL-UP OPERATION IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR USE WITH DIAL-UP PAIR TELEPHONE LINES.

4. Dedicated leased line operation.

5. RS232C to DC converter.

6. DC to RS232C converter.


SELECT ONE OF NEXT TWO SUBPARAGRAPHS.

7. Surface mounted cabinets, housing components of each unit.

8. Recessed mounted cabinets, housing components of each unit.
2.08 ELECTROMAGNETIC DOOR HOLD-OPEN RELEASE DEVICES
COORDINATE WITH HARDWARE GROUP. CONSTRUCTION MAY INCLUDE SPECIFIED DEVICES IN PARAGRAPH BELOW OR OTHER TYPES IN THEIR CONTRACT.

A. Electromagnetic Door Hold-Open Devices: Edwards’ 1500 Series, Notifier’s FM Series, or Simplex’s 2088 Series, having:


DOOR HOLD-OPEN DEVICES SHALL BE MONITORED FOR INTEGRITY (NFPA 72 3-9.6.3). NFPA 72 3-9.2.1 EXCEPTION ALLOWS RELAYS OR APPLIANCES THAT OPERATE ON LOSS OF POWER TO BE CONSIDERED SELF-MONITORING FOR INTEGRITY.

WHEN USING 120VAC, SHOW LOCAL 120VAC CIRCUITS CONTROLLED BY RELAYS CONNECTED TO THE ICU’S.
WHEN USING 24VDC, VERIFY THAT ICU POWER SUPPLY CAN ACCOMMODATE THE REQUIRED NUMBER OF DOOR HOLD OPEN DEVICES. MODIFY SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW TO SUIT.

1. Input circuit suitable for operation on 120Vac.

a. Listed relay for control of 120Vac door hold-open release devices suitable for operation on 24Vdc. Relay operates on loss of power to release door (self-monitoring for integrity).

SHOW WHERE ELECTROMAGNETIC DOOR HOLD-OPEN DEVICES ARE REQUIRED AND TYPE OF MOUNTING (SINGLE DOOR, DOUBLE DOOR, WALL, TYPE OF ARMATURE/CONTACT PLATE). AVOID FLOOR MOUNTING (HARD TO CLEAN AROUND AND PEOPLE TRIP OVER THEM).

2. Style (single door, double door, wall, type of armature/contact plate) suitable for the application.

a. Wall style designed for surface or flush mounting as indicated on the drawings.
2.09 AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM SIGNAL ATTACHMENTS
COORDINATE WITH PLUMBING. PLUMBING MAY INCLUDE THE SPECIFIED ATTACHMENTS OR OTHER TYPES IN THEIR CONTRACT.

A. General:

1. Use non-addressable devices and individually wire each device to the ICUs as separate monitor points, making each non-addressable device individually identifiable, or:

2. Employ remote addressable network modules to make each non-addressable device individually addressable.

B. Sprinkler Valve Supervisory Switches:

1. For Outside Screw & Yoke Gate Valves: Grinnell’s Model F640, Notifier’s OSY2, Potter Electric Signal Co.’s OSYSU Series, or Simplex’s 2097 Series.

2. For Post Indicator Valves: Potter Electric Signal Co.’s PCVS Series, Notifier’s P1BV2, or Simplex’s 2097 Series.

3. For Gate Valves (Non-Rising Stem) and Special Applications: Potter Electric Signal Co.’s PTS, Notifier’s_____, or Simplex’s 2097 Series.

OTHER TYPE SIGNAL ATTACHMENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR AIR PRESSURE, WATER LEVEL, AND TEMPERATURE.

C. Tamper Switches: By Micro Switch or Square D Company to suit installation conditions.


D. Waterflow Switch, Vane Type: Autocall Div., Federal Signal Corp.’s 4160, Potter Electric Signal Co.’s VSR, Reliable’s Model A, or Simplex’s 2097 Series having:

1. Corrosion-resistant vane.

2. Splash/dust resistant enclosure with anti-tamper switch.

3. Adjustable pneumatic retard.

4. Screw type wiring terminals.

5. Switch rated minimum 7.0 amps at 125 Vac and 0.25 amps at 125 Vdc.


2.10 PROTECTIVE DEVICES
REFER TO NFPA 72 2-1.3.1 FOR INITIATING DEVICE PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS AND 4-2.3 FOR NOTIFICATION APPLIANCE PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS.
SHOW PULL STATIONS EQUIPPED WITH PROTECTIVE SHIELDS IN AREAS SUBJECT TO VANDALISM AND PRANK ALARMS.

A. Pull Station Protective Shield: Clear Lexan shield and red frame covering manual pull station. When shield is lifted a battery powered warning horn is activated. The horn is silenced by lowering and realigning the shield.

1. Edwards’ STI Series Stopper II, Notifier’s STI Stopper II, Safety Technology International Inc.’s STI Stopper II, or Simplex’s 2099 Series (STI) including:

a. Batteries.

b. Weatherproof shield for damp and wet locations.

c. Mounting accessories.



SHOW BELLS EQUIPPED WITH PROTECTIVE GRID WHERE SUBJECT TO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT OR VANDALISM.
B. Protective Grid for Bells: Edwards’ Full Cast Grid, Notifier’s ________, or Simplex’s ________.

SHOW INITIATING DEVICES AND NOTIFICATION APPLIANCES EQUIPPED WITH STEEL WEB GUARDS IN LOCATIONS WHERE SUBJECT TO MODERATE IMPACT OR PHYSICAL ABUSE.

C. Steel Web Guards.

1. For Smoke and Heat Detection Devices: Edwards’ 1206B, Notifier’s STI Steel Web Stoppers, Safety Technology International Inc.’s STI Steel Web Stoppers, or Simplex’s 2098 Series.

2. Steel Web Guards for General Application (Horns, Strobes, Beam Detectors, Speakers, Bells, etc.):


OTHER GAGES AND FINISHES ARE AVAILABLE.

a. Construction:

1) All welded 7 gage wire.

2) Nickel plated finish with lacquer coating.

b. Manufacturer: Chase Security Systems, Inc. 5947 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60646, Telephone (773) 775-7148, FAX (773) 594-0078.
2.11 TERMINAL STRIP CABINETS
A. Lockable, vandal resistant, surface mounted cabinets constructed of 14 gage steel, size as recommended by the Company producing the system. Equip cabinets with barrier type double screw terminals rated 300 V minimum, meeting UL 94 requirements for materials classed 94 V-0. Use identification strips, tags or labels to identify each conductor. Paint cabinets fire department red and stencil on front in 1/2 inch high white letters, the purpose of each terminal strip cabinet.

REFERENCE FOR TWO SUBPARAGRAPHS BELOW IS NYC BUILDING CODE RS-17-3A 6.(b).

1. Also fasten cover with machine screws.

2. Identify purpose as “INTERIOR FIRE ALARM SYSTEM”.
2.12 HIGH TEMPERATURE POWER-LIMITED INSULATED CONDUCTORS

A. All electrical characteristics shall meet the requirements of the Company producing the system (conductor to conductor capacitance, dc resistance, velocity of propagation, etc.).

B. Multi-conductor cable N.E.C. type FPLP.

1. Copper conductors insulated with Teflon F.E.P. or Halar (ECTFE), minimum average thickness .015 inches.

2. Aluminum/mylar tape with drain wire or tin plated copper braid shield, and twisted pairs, as recommended by the Company producing the system.

3. Teflon F.E.P. or Halar (ECTFE) red jacket, minimum average thickness .025 inches.

4. Rated 300 volts, 150 degrees C minimum.

a. Insulated conductors rated 150 degrees C minimum.

b. Jacket rated 150 degrees C minimum.

C. Listed, classified and labeled:

1. UL 1424 listed Cables for Power Limited Fire Alarm Circuits and UL 910 Cable Flame Propagation.

2. Classified by Underwriter’s Laboratories Inc. for use as fire alarm cable in New York City.

3. Cables surface printed in accordance with follow-up and inspection instructions (FUII) for UL 1424.

D. Manufacturers: Aerospace Wire & Cable Inc., Belden Wire & Cable Co., Berk-Tek, Coleman Cable Systems, inc., General Wire Products Inc., Helix/Hitemp Cable Inc., Mohawk/CDT, Remee Products Corp.

E. For AWG size and number of conductors see Insulated Conductor Schedule in Part 3.

2.13 HIGH TEMPERATURE NONPOWER-LIMITED INSULATED CONDUCTORS
A. All electrical characteristics shall meet the requirements of the Company producing the system (conductor to conductor capacitance, dc resistance, velocity of propagation, etc.).

B. Multi-conductor cable:

1. Copper conductors insulated with Teflon F.E.P., minimum average thickness .015 inches.

a. Insulation shall be of type that does not support flame and be capable of withstanding a 600 volt minimum insulation breakdown test.

2. Aluminum/mylar tape with drain wire or tin plated copper braid shield, and twisted pairs, as recommended by the Company producing the system.

3. Jacket: Teflon F.E.P., minimum average thickness .025 inches, colored fire department red or transparent red tint.

4. Rated 150 degrees C minimum. (Insulated conductors 150 degrees C, jacket 150 degrees C).

5. Other types of NPLFP cables rated 150 degrees C minimum may be used as approved. (Insulated conductors 150 degrees C, jacket 150 degrees C)

6. For AWG size and number of conductors see Insulated Conductor Schedule in Part 3.

C. Manufacturers: Aerospace Wire & Cable Inc., Belden Wire & Cable Co., Daburn Electronics & Cable Corp.


2.14 2-HOUR FIRE RATED CABLE ASSEMBLIES

A. Fire Alarm Circuit Integrity (CI) Cable: Cables identified as meeting the requirements for circuit integrity shall have the additional classification using the suffix “CI”. Examples: FPLP-CI, FPLR-CI, FPL-CI, NPLFP-CI, NPLFR-CI, NPLP-CI.

1. Cables shall have a minimum 2-hour fire resistance rating for the cable when tested in accordance with the Standard for Tests of Fire Resistive Cables-UL2196.

B. MI Cable: AFC Cable Systems MI Cable, or BICC/Pyrotenax Mineral Insulated System 1850 Pyrotenax Cable:

MI CABLE IS AVAILABLE IN SEVERAL CONFIGURATIONS AND MATERIALS. CONSULT MANUFACTURER’S CATALOGS. ALSO AVAILABLE NO. 16 AWG.

1. All electrical characteristics shall meet the requirements of the Company producing the system (conductor to conductor capacitance, dc resistance, velocity of propagation, etc.).

2. Solid copper conductors, twisted, shielded as recommended by the Company producing the system.

SYSTEM 1850 COPPER IS RATED TO 1850 DEGREES F AND IS SUITABLE FOR GENERAL USE. STAINLESS STEEL SYSTEMS ARE AVAILABLE, RATED 2000 AND 2200 DEGREES F, AND ARE SUITED TO SOME APPLICATIONS WHERE CORROSION OR CHEMICALS MAY BE DELETERIOUS TO COPPER SHEATH.

3. Seamless copper sheath.

4. Two hour fire resistive rating UL system classified, and listed in UL Building Materials Directory product category Fire Resistive Cables (FHJR).

INCLUDE SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW WHEN INCREASED CORROSION PROTECTION IS REQUIRED.

5. PVC or HDPE jacketing.

6. Accessories as required for a complete system to suit installation conditions.
C. Other 2-Hour Fire Resistive Cables: Listed in UL Building Materials Directory, product category Electrical Circuit Protective Systems (FHIT), or Fire Resistive Cables (FHJR):

1. Type MC/CI: Rockbestos – Surprenant Cable Corp.’s VITALink MC Circuit Integrity Cable (FHJR System No. 17).

a. PVC jacketing (where shown on drawings).

2. Type FPL/EMT: Rockbestos – Surprenant Cable Corp.’s VITALink FA UL Listed Type FPL installed within ¾” EMT steel conduit (FHIT System No. 22).

2.15 SIGNS, LABELS, MARKERS, AND NAMEPLATES

A. Procedure Sign: Card holder with aluminum or stainless steel frame, plexiglass front and sheet aluminum card backing plate. Minimum size card 8 x 10 inches. For each procedure sign furnish l blank card in holder and 5 spare blank cards suitable for typing future procedures thereon.
B. Speaker and Alarm Notification Appliance Locator: Card holder with aluminum or stainless steel frame, plexiglass front and sheet aluminum card backing plate. Minimum size card 8 x 10 inches. Type on card the switch numbers and location of speakers and notification appliances controlled by each switch.
EDIT PARAGRAPH BELOW TO SUIT PROJECT.

C. Floor Locator: Flip type bound file, indexed with tabs and equipped with 8-l/2 x 11 inch (minimum) plan of each floor in building. Show location of all major equipment associated with the system. Also show location of each manual fire alarm box, remote floor communication station telephone, and tour station. Enclose each floor plan in clear plastic envelope so that floor plans can be removed and updated.


D. Wiring Diagram: One line diagram showing interconnection of all major components associated with the system. Encase with aluminum or stainless steel frame, and plexiglass front.

E. Nameplates: Precision engrave letters and numbers with uniform margins, character size minimum 3/16 inch high.

1. Phenolic: Two color laminated engraver’s stock, 1/16 inch minimum thickness, machine engraved to expose inner core color (white).

2. Aluminum: Standard aluminum alloy plate stock, minimum .032 inches thick, engraved areas enamel filled or background enameled with natural aluminum engraved characters.

3. Materials for Outdoor Applications: As recommended by nameplate manufacturer to suit environmental conditions.

F. Fire Alarm Signs: 9 x 12 inches, metal, with the words “FIRE ALARM” imprinted thereon in white letters upon a red background. Include a white arrow pointing down, left or right showing the route to, or actual location of the fire alarm stations. Frame the outside edges of the signs in red and white diagonal stripes.

1. Sign Mounting Styles:

a. Single face for mounting flat against the wall.

b. Double faced for mounting extended from wall.


CHANGE COLOR OF SIGN FROM BLUE TO RED IF TELEPHONE IS USED AS A SIGNAL INITIATING DEVICE.

G. Remote Floor Communication Station Telephone Signs: 9 x 12 inches, metal, with the words “FLOOR COMMUNICATION STATION” imprinted thereon in white letters upon a blue background. Include a white arrow pointing down, left or right showing the route to, or actual location of the remote telephones. Frame the outside edges of the signs in blue and white diagonal stripes.

1. Sign mounting styles:

a. Single face for flat mounting against the wall.

b. Double faced for mounting extended from wall.
H. Manual Fire Alarm Box Signs: Precision engrave letters with uniform margins, character size minimum 1/8 inch high, stating “LOCAL ALARM ONLY - NOT CONNECTED TO FIRE DEPARTMENT-CALL FIRE DEPARTMENT BY TELEPHONE”.

1. Phenolic: Two color (red surface, white core) laminated engraver’s stock, 1/16 inch minimum thickness, machine engraved to expose inner core color.

I. Markers:

a. Premarked self-adhesive; W.H. Brady Co.’s B292, B708, Ideal Industries’ Mylar/Cloth wire markers, or Markwick Corp.’s permanent wire markers, Plastic Extruded Parts Inc.’s Flexible Sleeve or ID Band Markers, or Thomas and Betts Co.’s E-Z Code WSL self-laminating.

b. Other Styles: To suit application by W.H. Brady Co., Ideal Industries, Marwick Corp., Plastic Extruded Parts, Inc., or Thomas and Betts Co.

2.16 SYSTEM KEYING
A. All system locks, key switches, etc., shall operate with the same key.
FOR ARTICLE BELOW REFER TO NYC BUILDING CODE RS 17-3A 10.
2.17 PAINTING OF EQUIPMENT
A. Paint enclosing cases for fire alarm, sprinkler alarm, smoke detection and associated systems alarm apparatus fire alarm red, except lobby information display equipment may be painted or finished to match lobby décor.
2.18 ACCESSORIES
A. Include accessories required to perform the functions summarized in SYSTEM DESCRIPTION and indicated on the drawings.
2.19 FIRE EXTINGUISHER
A. CO2 type fire extinguisher, minimum 20 pound unit by Amerex Corp., Ansul Inc., Fire-End & Croker Corp., or Walter Kidde Portable Equipment, Inc.




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