CORE & SHELL SECTION FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM

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1 SECTION PART 1 - GENERAL 1.1 SUMMARY A. This Section Includes: 1. Delegated Design requirements for system design. 2. Fire-alarm control unit (panel). 3. Remote annunciator. 4. System printer. 5. Manual fire-alarm boxes. 6. System smoke detectors. 7. Nonsystem smoke detectors. 8. Heat detectors. 9. Notification appliances. 10. Magnetic door holders. 11. Addressable interface devices. 12. Digital alarm communicator transmitter. 1.2 DEFINITIONS A. Definitions in NFPA 72 apply to fire alarm terms used in this Section B. CPVC: Chlorinated Poly Vinyl Chloride C. EPO: Emergency Power Off System. D. FAAP: Fire Alarm Annunciator Panel (Remote Annunciator). E. FACP: Fire Alarm Control Unit (Panel). F. FSCS: Firefighters' Smoke Control Station (panel). G. IDC: Initiating Device Circuit H. LED: Light-emitting diode I. NAC: Notification appliance circuit. J. NICET: National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies. K. NRTL: Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory L. SLC: Signaling Line Circuit 1.3 SYSTEM DESCRIPTION A. Noncoded, UL-certified addressable system, with multiplexed signal transmission, dedicated to fire-alarm service only. The system shall detect fire conditions, alarm the building occupants of

2 a fire condition, control the necessary systems to suppress fire and smoke and shall summon the local Fire Department automatically without the need for human intervention/human action. B. The fire alarm system shall be a microprocessor based network system. 1.4 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS A. Delegated Design: These specifications and the accompanying Drawings define the intent of the fire alarm system to be provided. In addition to the system as specified herein and shown on the Drawings, provide all planning, design, calculations, equipment, devices, raceways, boxes, cabling, system programming and any other component or service required for a complete, fully operational and code compliant system. 1. Premises protection includes Construction Type 1-A and Occupancy B and I-2. B. Survivability of System: Fire-alarm control system and all associated circuits shall withstand attack by fire in accordance with Protected Premises Fire Alarm Systems Chapter of NFPA 72. Provide a two-hour fire rating for all notification appliance circuits and NAC Power Extender trigger circuits which are outside the evacuation signaling zone. 1. The two-hour rating shall consist of a two-hour rated cable. 2. For audible notification circuits, the two-hour rating must extend from the amplifiers/voice command center to each evacuation signaling zone. Audible notification circuits within the evacuation signaling zone they serve may be non-rated cable. 3. For visible notification circuits, the two-hour rating must extend from the FACP triggering the NAC Power Extender to the evacuation signaling zone where the NAC Power Extender is located. NAC trigger circuits and NAC output circuits within the evacuation signaling zone they serve may be non-rated cable. C. System Zoning: Fire-alarm control system and all associated circuits shall be arranged to comply with zoning requirements of NFPA 72 and the following: 1. Each smoke compartment is an evacuation signaling zone for this Project. 2. Display each intelligent addressable device at the main fire alarm control panel in accordance with the following: a. Use a unique alphanumeric label identifying each device location. b. Include a descriptive reference with alphanumeric label that corresponds to devices specific location and zone. D. Voltage Drop Calculations: Design system for a maximum of 10 percent voltage drop for each notification appliance circuit. E. Seismic Performance: Fire-alarm control unit and raceways shall withstand the effects of earthquake motions determined according to SEI/ASCE The term "withstand" means "the unit will remain in place without separation of any parts from the device when subjected to the seismic forces specified and the unit will be fully operational after the seismic event." 1.5 SUBMITTALS A. Submit product data and shop drawings in accordance with Division 01 and Division 28 Section Common Work Results for Electronic Safety and Security for products specified under PART 2 - PRODUCTS. B. General Submittal Requirements:

3 1. Submittals shall be approved by Architect prior to submitting them to authorities having jurisdiction. 2. Comply with recommendations in the "Documentation" Section of the "Fundamentals of Fire Alarm Systems" Chapter in NFPA 72. C. Simultaneous Action Submittals: Product Data, Delegated-Design Submittal, and Delegated- Design Shop Drawings submittal shall be submitted simultaneously. D. Product Data: For each type of product indicated, include the following: 1. Supervisory power usage. 2. Alarm power usage. 3. Physical dimensions of equipment. 4. Finish. 5. Mounting requirements. 6. Performance parameters and installation details for each type of detector. 7. Performance parameters for duct-mounted detectors verifying that each detector is listed for complete range of air velocity, temperature, and humidity possible when air-handling system is operating. E. Delegated-Design Submittal: For fire-alarm system. Signed and sealed by the qualified professional responsible for their preparation. Include the following: 1. Circuit loading and voltage drop calculations for each circuit. Include voltage drop calculations for notification appliance circuits. 2. Battery-size calculations in a spreadsheet type format with a complete listing of all devices, quantities, individual component supervisory current and alarm current. Indicate the total supervisory and alarm currents, hours of backup, minutes in alarm and total battery amp-hour rating. 3. Calculations for selecting the spacing and sensitivity of detection devices. a. Include calculations for area and duct-mounted detectors. 4. Mathematical justification for audible notification device placement to meet code required sound db levels. 5. Complete sequence of operation of the fire alarm system. 6. System Input-Output Matrix. F. Delegated-Design Shop Drawings: For fire-alarm system. Signed and sealed by the qualified professional responsible for their preparation. Include the following: 1. Plans, elevations, sections, details, and attachments to other work. Include floor plans to indicate final outlet locations showing address of each addressable device. a. Prepare shop drawings using symbols and notes as recommended in NFPA 170 Standard for Fire Safety and Emergency Symbols. b. Include location of each smoke and heat detector, ratings of each, and installation details as needed to comply with listing conditions of the detector. c. Include location of each audible notification device, ratings of each, and installation details as needed to comply with NFPA 72 sound db level requirement. Annotate to correspond with mathematical calculations. d. Include location of each visible notification device, ratings of each, and installation details as needed to comply with NFPA 72. Annotate coverage patterns to show placement meets coverage requirements of NFPA 72. e. Show size and route of cable and conduits. 2. Dimensional drawings and elevations of all system enclosures including but not limited to the following: a. Fire Alarm Control Unit (panel), b. Remote Annunciators. 3. One-line riser drawing for the entire system network indicating panel-to-panel conductors including type, size, quantity and specific function. 4. System address and labeling methodology

4 5. System wiring diagrams indicating interfaces to equipment supplied by others. 6. Device "typical" wiring diagrams. These drawings shall indicate specific termination details for all peripheral equipment and/or interface devices. G. Coordination Drawings: Submit Coordination Drawings in accordance with Division 26 Section Common Work Results for Electronic Safety and Security. Include the following: 1. Enlarged Equipment Room layouts. 2. Reflected Ceiling Plans. 3. Heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning duct drawings, drawn to scale and coordinating installation of duct smoke detectors and access to them. Show critical dimensions that relate to placement and support of sampling tubes, detector housing, and remote status and alarm indicators. H. Qualification Data: For qualified Designer and Installer. 1. Copy of State license showing the fire alarm contractor to be certified in the layout and installation of fire alarm systems. 2. Copy of NICET certification showing the fire alarm contractor to be certified in the layout, equipment selection, installation, acceptance testing, trouble-shooting, servicing and sales of fire alarm systems. I. Seismic Qualification Certificates: For fire-alarm control unit, accessories, and components, from manufacturer. 1. Basis for Certification: Indicate whether withstand certification is based on actual test of assembled components or on calculation. 2. Dimensioned Outline Drawings of Equipment Unit: Identify center of gravity and locate and describe mounting and anchorage provisions. 3. Detailed description of equipment anchorage devices on which the certification is based and their installation requirements. J. Field quality-control reports. K. Operation and Maintenance Data: For fire-alarm systems and components to include in emergency, operation, and maintenance manuals. In addition to items specified in Division 01 Section "Operation and Maintenance Data," include the following: 1. Comply with the "Records" Section of the "Inspection, Testing and Maintenance" Chapter in NFPA Provide "Record of Completion Documents" according to NFPA 72 article "Permanent Records" in the "Records" Section of the "Inspection, Testing and Maintenance" Chapter. 3. Record copy of site-specific software. 4. Provide "Maintenance, Inspection and Testing Records" according to NFPA 72 article of the same name and include the following: a. Frequency of testing of installed components. b. Frequency of inspection of installed components. c. Requirements and recommendations related to results of maintenance. d. Manufacturer's user training manuals. 5. Manufacturer's required maintenance related to system warranty requirements. 6. Abbreviated operating instructions for mounting at fire-alarm control unit. 7. Copy of NFPA 25 Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water- Based Fire Protection Systems. L. Software and Firmware Operational Documentation: 1. Software operating and upgrade manuals. 2. Program Software Backup: On magnetic media or compact disk, complete with data files. 3. Device address list

5 1.6 QUALITY ASSURANCE A. Designer Qualifications: Shop Drawings shall be prepared and signed by personnel with the following qualifications: 1. Trained and certified by manufacturer. 2. Certified by NICET as Level III or a qualified professional engineer. 3. Licensed by authorities having jurisdiction. B. Installer Qualifications: Personnel shall be trained and certified by manufacturer and be certified by NICET as follows: 1. Supervisor: Level III or higher. 2. Technician: Level II or higher. C. Source Limitations for Fire-Alarm System and Components: Obtain fire-alarm system from single source from single manufacturer. D. Electrical Components, Devices, and Accessories: Listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70, by a qualified testing agency, and marked for intended location and application. E. NFPA Certification: Obtain certification according to NFPA 72 by a UL-listed alarm company. F. Comply with NFPA 70 G. Comply with NFPA 72 H. Comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); including local amendments, modifications and additional accessibility requirements of the authorities having jurisdiction. I. Comply with International Standards Organization (ISO) 1. ISO ISO DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING A. Prepare products for shipment. 1. Provide suitable packaging materials, crating, blocking, and supports so equipment will withstand expected domestic shipping and handling shocks and vibration. 2. Weatherproof packaging for shipment. Close connection openings to prevent entrance of foreign material during shipment and storage. B. Store products indoors in clean dry space with uniform temperature in accordance with manufacturer s requirements to prevent condensation. Protect products from exposure to dirt, fumes, water, corrosive substances, and physical damage. C. Handle product components according to manufacturer's written instructions. 1.8 COORDINATION A. Coordinate installation and operational requirements for automatic elevator recall, including but not limited to the recall signal time frame, with Division 14 and with authorities having jurisdiction

6 B. Coordinate installation and operational requirements for future smoke venting systems in windowless anesthetizing locations, as defined by NFPA 99, with Division 23. C. Coordinate installation and operational requirements for fire-protection systems, including but not limited to water-based sprinkler system, and future pre-action system, with Division 21. D. Coordinate installation and operational requirements for duct mounted smoke detectors with Division 21 and SOFTWARE SERVICE AGREEMENT A. Comply with UL 864. B. Technical Support: Beginning with Substantial Completion, provide software support for two years. C. Upgrade Service: Update software to latest version at Project completion. Install and program software upgrades that become available within two years from date of Substantial Completion. Upgrading software shall include operating system. Upgrade shall include new or revised licenses for use of software. 1. Provide 30 days' notice to Owner to allow scheduling and access to system and to allow Owner to upgrade computer equipment if necessary MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT A. Initial Maintenance Service: Beginning at Substantial Completion, provide full inspection and maintenance by skilled employees of manufacturer's designated service organization during the Warranty period, including any special warranty period specified. 1. Include inspection, maintenance, testing, and repair contract in compliance with the manufacturer s recommended routine preventive maintenance program and NFPA 72 requirements necessary to maintain full ongoing listing on the complete installed system. 2. Provide parts and supplies same as those used in the manufacture and installation of the original equipment. 3. The contractor performing the contract services shall be qualified and listed to maintain ongoing certification and listing of the completed system. B. Extended Maintenance Service: Offer for the Owner s consideration and evaluation at the time of Product Data Submittal, a priced inspection, maintenance, testing, and repair contract in compliance with the manufacturer s recommended routine preventive maintenance program and NFPA 72 requirements necessary to maintain full ongoing listing on the complete installed system. 1. The services offered under this contract shall begin after the completion of the Initial Maintenance Service and Warranty Period. 2. The Owner shall have the option of renewing for single or multiple years, up to five years, at the price quoted upon completion of the Warranty period. 3. The contractor performing the contract services shall be qualified and listed to maintain ongoing certification and listing of the completed system EXTRA MATERIALS A. Furnish extra materials described below that match products installed and that are packaged with protective covering for storage and identified with labels describing contents

7 1. Lamps for Remote Indicating Lamp Units: 10 for every 100 of each type and rating installed. Furnish at least one of each type. 2. Lamps for Strobe Units: 10 for every 100 of each type and rating installed. Furnish at least one of each type. 3. Smoke Detectors and Heat Detectors: 10 for every 100 of each type and rating installed. Furnish at least one of each type. 4. Detector Bases: 2 for every 100 of each type installed. Furnish at least one of each type. 5. Keys and Tools: One extra set for access to locked and tamper-proofed components. 6. Audible and Visible Notification Appliances: 1 for every 100 of each type installed. Furnish at least one of each type. 7. Fuses: Three of each type installed in the system. PART 2 - PRODUCTS 2.1 MANUFACTURERS A. Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide products by one of the following: 1. NOTIFIER AM 2020; a Honeywell company. 2. Siemens Building Technologies, Inc MXL.; Fire Safety Division. 3. SimplexGrinnell 4100 ES; a Tyco International company. (BASIS OF DESIGN) 4. Johnson Control IFC SYSTEMS OPERATIONAL DESCRIPTION A. Alarm signals: 1. Fire-alarm signal initiation (General Alarm) shall be by one or more of the following devices and systems: a. Manual Fire-Alarm Boxes. b. Heat detectors. c. Smoke detectors. d. Duct-Mounted smoke detectors. e. Automatic sprinkler system water flow. f. Heat detectors in elevator shaft and pit. g. Fire-extinguishing system operation 2. Supervisory signal initiation (Supervisory Alarm) shall be by one or more of the following devices and actions: a. Valve supervisory switch. (Operation of a fire-protection system valve tamper switch.) b. Low-air-pressure switch of a future pre-action sprinkler system. c. Elevator shunt-trip supervision. 3. System trouble signal initiation (Trouble Alarm) shall be by one or more of the following devices and actions: a. Open circuits, shorts, and grounds in designated circuits. b. Opening, tampering with, or removing alarm-initiating and supervisory signalinitiating devices. c. Loss of primary power at fire-alarm control unit. d. Ground or a single break in fire-alarm control unit internal circuits. e. Abnormal ac voltage at fire-alarm control unit. f. Break in standby battery circuitry. g. Failure of battery charging. h. Abnormal position of any switch at fire-alarm control unit or annunciator

8 B. Alarm Actions: 1. Fire alarm signal (General Alarm) shall initiate the following actions: a. Continuously operate alarm notification appliances as indicated. Notification of a General Alarm conditions within the protected premises shall be similar to the following methodology: 1) Notification: Activate audible and visible indicating devices throughout the entire facility. b. Identify alarm at fire-alarm control unit and remote annunciators. Indication, notification and acknowledgement of alarm conditions at the fire-alarm control unit shall be similar to the following methodology: 1) When the system control panel goes into alarm condition the normal indicator light shall extinguish and an alarm indicator light shall illuminate, a control panel audible alert (buzzer) shall pulsate. 2) Visually indicate, via the system control panel LCD display, all applicable information associated with the status condition including; the real time, the number of messages waiting, the type of alarm, the alarm zone number, the device type, the device location, the time/date the alarm occurred and any user specified message(s). 3) The operator shall acknowledge the alarm/message by pressing an acknowledge button, and the buzzer shall silence providing there isn't an additional alarm pending. If there are additional alarms waiting the operator must acknowledge all pending alarms/messages before the buzzer will silence. 4) To silence audible devices and stop visible devices from flashing the operator may press the alarm silence button; a new alarm shall cause the audible and visible devices to resound/flash. The visible devices shall stop operating when the "Alarm Silence" button is pressed, failure to do so could result in confusion of hearing-impaired occupants. 5) To reset the system the operator shall press the reset button. 6) Any remote or local annunciator LCD/LED's associated with the status zone shall be illuminated. 7) The operator shall not be able to acknowledge or silence the alarm from a remote annunciator. All acknowledge and silence features are limited to the fire alarm control unit locations. c. Transmit an alarm signal to the remote alarm supervising station. 1) Operate alarm relay contacts to initiate the transmission of an alarm to the following: a) A Central Monitoring Station retained by the Owner via an auto-dialer or within the system control panel. d. Unlock electric door locks in path of egress. e. Release fire and smoke doors held open by magnetic door holders. 1) Door hold-open devices that are controlled by smoke detectors at doors in smoke barrier walls shall be connected to fire-alarm system. f. Interface with Security System. g. Record events in the system memory. h. Record events by the system printer. i. Comply with additional sequences specified under the Additional Specialized Alarm Actions paragraph in Part 2 of this section. 2. System Trouble and Supervisory Signal Actions shall initiate the following actions: a. Notification appliance and annunciate at the FACP and remote annunciators. b. Record events in the system memory. c. Record events by the system printer. d. Transmit alarm signal to the remote supervising station. 1) Operate alarm relay contacts to initiate the transmission of an alarm to the following:

9 a) A Central Monitoring Station retained by the Owner via an auto-dialer or within the system control panel. e. Comply with additional sequences specified under the Additional Specialized Alarm Actions paragraph in Part 2 of this section. C. Additional Specialized Alarm Actions: 1. Elevator Recall: Activate elevator recall system to start in accordance with ANSI Standard A17.1 and NFPA 72. Comply with the following: a. Initiate Elevator Recall Sequence to return elevator to the primary or alternate recall floor upon receipt of a General Alarm by the Fire Alarm Control Unit (panel). b. Alarm-initiating devices, except those listed, shall not start elevator recall. Smoke detectors in locations indicated below shall initiate automatic elevator recall: 1) Elevator lobby detectors. 2) Smoke detector in elevator machine room. 3) Smoke detectors in elevator hoistway. c. Smoke detectors designated for Elevator Recall shall be connected to fire-alarm system. Initiate a General Alarm upon detection of smoke. d. Actuation of the elevator lobby detector located on the designated primary recall floor shall signal the cars to move to the alternate recall floor. 2. Elevator Shunt-Trip Operation: Heat detectors designated for elevator power removal shall be connected to fire-alarm system. Alarm-initiating devices, except those listed, shall not start elevator power removal. a. Actuation of heat detectors in the locations indicated below shall shut down power, via a shunt trip operator, to the elevators associated with the location without time delay: 1) Heat detector in elevator machine room; locate detector within two feet of each sprinkler head. 2) Heat detectors in elevator hoistway; locate detector within two feet of each sprinkler head. 3. Elevator Shunt-Trip Operation: Water-flow alarm connected to sprinkler in an elevator hoistway and elevator machine room shall shut down power, via a shunt trip operator, to elevators associated with the location without time delay. Alarm-initiating devices, except those listed, shall not start elevator power removal. a. Water-flow switch associated with the sprinkler in the elevator pit may have a delay to allow elevators to move to the designated recall floor. 4. Air-Handling System Shut-Down: Upon receipt of a General Alarm by the Fire Alarm Control Unit perform the following, unless otherwise indicated in future sequence for smoke venting system in a windowless anesthetizing locations: a. Operate control relay contacts to signal shutdown of the Air-Handling system(s) serving the evacuation signaling zone where the alarm signal originated. Signal shall remain on until alarm conditions are cleared and fire-alarm system is reset. Signal shall not stop in response to alarm acknowledge or signal silence commands. Coordinate and interface with Division 23. b. Shut the smoke or combination fire/smoke dampers at that specific air-handling units supply and return connections. c. Provide for an adjustable time delay, initially set at 20 seconds, to delay the transmission of close signals to the dampers. The intent of this time delay is to allow the air-handling unit fan(s) to receive the stop signal and slow down before closing any dampers in order to avoid a high static-pressure alarm/trip on the airhandling system. 5. Duct-mounted smoke detector: Duct-mounted smoke detector shall initiate the following functions, unless otherwise indicated in future sequence for smoke venting system in a windowless anesthetizing locations: a. Initiate a General Alarm. b. Shutdown the associated air-handling unit

10 c. Shut the smoke or combination fire/smoke dampers associated with that specific smoke detector and shut the smoke or combination fire/smoke dampers at the associated air-handling unit. d. Provide for an adjustable time delay, initially set at 20 seconds, to delay the transmission of close signal to the dampers. The intent of this time delay is to allow the air-handling unit fan(s) to receive the stop signal and slow down before closing any dampers in order to avoid a high static-pressure alarm/trip on the air-handling system. 2.3 FIRE-ALARM CONTROL UNIT (PANEL) A. General Requirements for Fire-Alarm Control Unit: 1. The system shall have the capability of being activated into alarm, supervisory and trouble modes of operation from both manual and automatic devices. 2. The system shall be capable of being networked to the main hospital building in the future for full interoperability and control. Plans shall be coordinated for the network cabling to be routed between the control panel in the Canyon View MOB and the tie-in point for the hospital with the provision by the installing electrical contractor of an empty conduit/raceway system with pull strings. a. Network interface cards and wired media cards shall be added to the Canyon view MOB Node when the new hospital is constructed. 3. Field-programmable, microprocessor-based, modular, power-limited design with electronic modules, complying with UL 864 and listed and labeled by an NRTL. a. System software and programs shall be held in flash electrically erasable programmable read-only memory (EEPROM), retaining the information through failure of primary and secondary power supplies. b. Include a real-time clock for time annotation of events on the event recorder and printer. 4. Addressable initiation devices that communicate device identity and status. a. Smoke sensors shall additionally communicate sensitivity setting. b. Temperature sensors shall additionally test for and communicate the sensitivity range of the device. 5. Addressable control circuits for operation of mechanical equipment. B. Alphanumeric Display and System Controls: Arranged for interface between human operator at fire-alarm control unit and addressable system components including annunciation and supervision. Display alarm, supervisory, and component status messages and the programming and control menu. 1. Annunciator and Display: LCD Touchscreen or Liquid-crystal type, with minimum of 2 line(s) of 40 characters. 2. Keypad: Arranged to permit entry and execution of programming, display, and control commands. C. Smoke-Alarm Verification: Provide input module and appurtenances necessary for Smoke- Alarm Verification. D. Notification Appliance Circuit: Operation shall sound in same pattern as existing system. E. Elevator Recall: Provide an output signal using an addressable relay to start elevator recall sequence in accordance with sequence of operation. F. Future Smoke Venting Systems in Windowless Anesthetizing Locations: Provide an output signal using an addressable relay to start a future smoke venting system

11 G. Transmission to Remote Supervising Station: Automatically transmit alarm, supervisory, and trouble signals to a remote alarm station. H. Printout of Events: On receipt of signal, print alarm, supervisory, and trouble events. Identify zone, device, and function. Include type of signal (alarm, supervisory, or trouble) and date and time of occurrence. Differentiate alarm signals from all other printed indications. Also print system reset event, including same information for device, location, date, and time. Commands initiate the printing of a list of existing alarm, supervisory, and trouble conditions in the system and a historical log of events. I. Primary Power: 24-V dc obtained from 120-V ac service and a power-supply module. Initiating devices, notification appliances, signaling lines, trouble signals, supervisory signals, supervisory and digital alarm communicator transmitters, where provided, shall be powered by 24-V dc source. 1. Alarm current draw of entire fire-alarm system shall not exceed 80 percent of the powersupply module rating. J. Secondary Power: 24-V dc supply system with batteries, automatic battery charger, and automatic transfer switch. 1. Batteries: Sealed lead calcium. K. Instructions: Computer printout or typewritten instruction card mounted behind a plastic or glass cover in a stainless-steel or aluminum frame. Include interpretation and describe appropriate response for displays and signals. Briefly describe the functional operation of the system under normal, alarm, and trouble conditions. L. CAT5e Ethernet Connection: Provide a CAT5e Ethernet Connection at the location of the FACP to allow for future connectivity and remote service options available from the factory service organization. 1. With proper security log-in and credentials, it shall be possible to remotely connect to the FACP and make minor programming changes such as device or label changes and to remotely diagnose system trouble conditions or system faults. 2.4 REMOTE ANNUNCIATOR A. Description: Annunciator functions shall match those of fire-alarm control unit for alarm, supervisory, and trouble indications. Manual switching functions shall match those of fire-alarm control unit. 1. Mounting: Flush cabinet, NEMA 250, Type 1. B. Display Type and Functional Performance: Alphanumeric display and LED indicating lights shall match those of fire-alarm control unit. C. A framed static graphic map indicating the You Are Here as a point of reference shall be provided at both the remote annunciator location and at the main FACP. This map shall have a legend on it and be printed in color and shall clearly indicate all alarm initiating devices by device type and address. 2.5 SYSTEM PRINTER A. Not required as part of the base MOB project

12 2.6 MANUAL FIRE-ALARM BOXES A. General Requirements for Manual Fire-Alarm Boxes: Comply with UL 38. Boxes shall be finished in red with molded, raised-letter operating instructions in contrasting color; shall show visible indication of operation; and shall be mounted on recessed outlet box. If indicated as surface mounted, provide manufacturer's surface back box. 1. Double-action mechanism requiring two actions to initiate an alarm, pull-lever type; with integral addressable module arranged to communicate manual-station status (normal, alarm, or trouble) to fire-alarm control unit. 2. Station Reset: Key- or wrench-operated switch. 2.7 SYSTEM SMOKE DETECTORS A. General Requirements for System Smoke Detectors: 1. Comply with UL 268; operating at 24-V dc, nominal. 2. Detectors shall be two-wire type. 3. Base Mounting: Detector and associated electronic components shall be mounted in a twist-lock module that connects to a fixed base. Provide terminals in the fixed base for connection to building wiring. 4. Self-Restoring: Detectors do not require resetting or readjustment after actuation to restore them to normal operation. 5. Integral Visible-Indicating Light: LED type indicating detector has operated and power-on status. 6. Address setting shall remain in the detector/sensor base and shall not be in the detector/sensor head. Systems which use a rotary decimal switch to set addresses are not acceptable for this project. B. Photoelectric Smoke Detectors: 1. Detector address shall be accessible from fire-alarm control unit and shall be able to identify the detector's location within the system and its sensitivity setting. 2. An operator at fire-alarm control unit, having the designated access level, shall be able to manually access the following for each detector: a. Primary status. b. Device type. c. Present average value. d. Present sensitivity selected. e. Sensor range (normal, dirty, etc.). C. Duct-Mounted Smoke Detectors: Two-wire Photoelectric type complying with UL 268A. 1. Detector address shall be accessible from fire-alarm control unit and shall be able to identify the detector's location within the system and its sensitivity setting. 2. An operator at fire-alarm control unit, having the designated access level, shall be able to manually access the following for each detector: a. Primary status. b. Device type. c. Present average value. d. Present sensitivity selected. e. Sensor range (normal, dirty, etc.). 3. Weatherproof Duct Housing Enclosure: NEMA 250, Type 4X; NRTL listed for use with the supplied detector. 4. Each sensor shall have multiple levels of detection sensitivity. 5. Sampling Tubes: Design and dimensions as recommended by manufacturer for specific duct size, air velocity, and installation conditions where applied. 6. Provide relay at each duct-mounted detector for Fan Shutdown, Smoke Damper actuation or Fire/Smoke Damper actuation. Contacts rated to interrupt control circuit

13 7. Provide relay at each detector located at an air-handling unit to interface with the Facility Management System (FMS) and communicate the device address and status. 2.8 HEAT DETECTORS A. General Requirements for Heat Detectors: Comply with UL 521. B. Heat Detector, Combination Type: Actuated by either a fixed temperature of 135 deg F (57 deg C) or a rate of rise that exceeds 15 deg F (8 deg C) per minute unless otherwise indicated. 1. Mounting: Twist-lock base interchangeable with smoke-detector bases. 2. Integral Addressable Module: Arranged to communicate detector status (normal, alarm, or trouble) to fire-alarm control unit. 2.9 NOTIFICATION APPLIANCES A. General Requirements for Notification Appliances: Connected to notification appliance signal circuits, zoned, equipped for mounting and with screw terminals for system connections. 1. Combination Devices: Factory-integrated audible and visible devices in a singlemounting assembly, equipped for mounting and with screw terminals for system connections. 2. All devices shall be furnished White with red lettering. B. Addressable Visible Notification Appliances: Xenon strobe lights comply with UL 1971, with clear polycarbonate lens mounted on an aluminum faceplate. The word "FIRE" is engraved in minimum 1-inch- (25-mm-) high letters on the device faceplate. 1. Rated Light Output: 15/30/75/110 cd, selectable in the field. 2. Mounting: Wall mounted unless otherwise indicated. 3. For units with guards to prevent physical damage, light output ratings shall be determined with guards in place. 4. Flashing shall be in a temporal pattern, synchronized with other units. 5. Strobe Leads: Factory connected to screw terminals. 6. Mounting Faceplate: Factory finished, white with red lettering. C. Chimes, Low-Level Output: Vibrating type, 75-dBA minimum rated output. D. Addressable notification appliances shall be capable of being wired Style 4 Class B with t- tapping allowed to minimize wire and conduit installation costs and to maximize the number of notification appliances that can be wired to a notification SLC. E. Addressable power supplies shall be able to measure and report the SLC end of line voltage and current draw. F. Addressable notification appliances shall be capable of being tested individually without the need to activate all appliances on a circuit or within the building for easy and unobtrusive device testing. G. Weatherproof notification appliances located on the building exterior and at the Fire Department Connection do not need to be addressable and can be standard notification appliances on a dedicated NAC Circuit. H. Network Synchronization All notification appliances on the fire alarm system shall be fully synchronized across all NAC circuits, building-wide and across multiple network nodes or control units on the network

14 2.10 CONDUCTORS AND CABLES A. RS-232 Cable 1. Plenum-Rated Cable: NFPA 70, Type CMP. a. Paired, 2 pairs, No. 22 AWG, stranded (7x30) tinned copper conductors. b. Plastic insulation. c. Individual aluminum foil-polyester tape shielded pairs with 100 percent shield coverage. d. Plastic jacket. e. Pairs are cabled on common axis with No. 24 AWG, stranded (7x32) tinned copper drain wire. f. Flame Resistance: Comply with NFPA 262. B. Fire Alarm Wire And Cable 1. Available Manufacturers: Provide products from manufacturers offering products that comply with requirements. 2. General Wire and Cable Requirements: NRTL listed and labeled as complying with NFPA 70, Article Signaling Line Circuits: Twisted, shielded pair, size as recommended by system manufacturer. a. Circuit Integrity Cable: Twisted shielded pair, NFPA 70, Article 760, Classification CI, for power-limited fire alarm signal service Type FPL. NRTL listed and labeled as complying with UL 1424 and UL 2196 for a 2-hour rating. 4. Non-Power-Limited Circuits: Solid-copper conductors with 600-V rated, 75 deg C, colorcoded insulation. a. Low-Voltage Circuits: No. 16 AWG, minimum. b. Line-Voltage Circuits: No. 12 AWG, minimum. C. Circuit Class and Style: 1. Initiating Device, Notification Appliance, and Signaling Line Circuits: NFPA 72, Class A. a. Install no more than 75% of the addressable device capacity on any one signaling line circuit to allow for system expansion capacity without the need for an additional circuit or card in the panel. 1) All Initiating Device Circuits shall have a 25% Spare capacity. 2) All NAC Circuits shall have a 25% spare capacity MAGNETIC DOOR HOLDERS A. Description: Units are equipped for wall or floor mounting as indicated and are complete with matching doorplate. 1. Electromagnet: Requires no more than 3 W to develop 25-lbf (111-N) holding force. 2. Wall-Mounted Units: Flush mounted unless otherwise indicated. 3. Rating: 24-V ac or dc. B. Material and Finish: Match door hardware. C. Power for magnetic door holders shall be provided from the Fire Alarm Control Panel or an auxiliary 24 Volt power supply. 1. This power shall not be battery backed up and shall release the doors during a power failure

15 2.12 ADDRESSABLE INTERFACE DEVICE A. Description: Microelectronic monitor module, NRTL listed for use in providing a system address for alarm-initiating devices for wired applications with normally open contacts. B. Integral Relay: Capable of providing a direct signal to the following: 1. Elevator controller to initiate elevator recall. 2. Circuit-breaker shunt trip for elevator power shutdown. 3. Future Smoke Venting System in windowless anesthetizing location DIGITAL ALARM COMMUNICATOR TRANSMITTER A. Digital alarm communicator transmitter shall be acceptable to the remote central station and shall comply with UL 632 and be listed and labeled by an NRTL. B. Functional Performance: Unit shall receive an alarm, supervisory, or trouble signal from firealarm control unit and automatically capture two telephone line(s) and dial a preset number for a remote central station. When contact is made with central station(s), signals shall be transmitted. If service on either line is interrupted for longer than 45 seconds, transmitter shall initiate a local trouble signal and transmit the signal indicating loss of telephone line to the remote alarm receiving station over the remaining line. Transmitter shall automatically report telephone service restoration to the central station. If service is lost on both telephone lines, transmitter shall initiate the local trouble signal. C. Local functions and display at the digital alarm communicator transmitter shall include the following: 1. Verification that both telephone lines are available. 2. Programming device. 3. LED display. 4. Manual test report function and manual transmission clear indication. 5. Communications failure with the central station or fire-alarm control unit. D. Digital data transmission shall include the following: 1. Address of the alarm-initiating device. 2. Address of the supervisory signal. 3. Address of the trouble-initiating device. 4. Loss of ac supply or loss of power. 5. Low battery. 6. Abnormal test signal. 7. Communication bus failure. E. Secondary Power: Integral rechargeable battery and automatic charger. F. Self-Test: Conducted automatically every 24 hours with report transmitted to central station. PART 3 - EXECUTION 3.1 APPLICATION A. Fire-Alarm Control Unit (FACP) Locations: Provide control units in the following locations, unless otherwise indicated: 1. Main electrical room

16 B. Remote Alarm Annunciator Panel (FAAP) Locations: Provide Remote Alarm Annunciator panels in the following locations, unless otherwise indicated: 1. Locations as indicated on the Drawings. 3.2 EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION A. Comply with NFPA 72 for installation of fire-alarm equipment. B. Comply with NECA 305 Standard for Fire Alarm System Job Practices as published by the National Electrical Contractors Association. C. Equipment Mounting: Install wall-mounted equipment, with tops of cabinets not more than 72 inches (1830 mm) above the finished floor. 1. Comply with requirements for seismic-restraint devices specified in Division 26 Section "Vibration and Seismic Controls for Electrical Systems." D. Smoke- or Heat-Detector Spacing: 1. Comply with NFPA 72, "Smoke-Sensing Fire Detectors" Section in the "Initiating Devices" Chapter, for smoke-detector spacing. 2. Comply with NFPA 72, "Heat-Sensing Fire Detectors" Section in the "Initiating Devices" Chapter, for heat-detector spacing. 3. Smooth ceiling spacing shall not exceed the listing of the detector. 4. Spacing of detectors for irregular areas, for irregular ceiling construction, and for high ceiling areas shall be determined according to Appendix A in NFPA HVAC: Locate detectors not closer than 5 feet (1.5 m) from air-supply diffuser or 3 feet (1 m) from return-air opening. 6. Lighting Fixtures: Locate centerline of detectors not closer than 12 inches (300 mm) from any part of a lighting fixture. E. Duct-Mounted Smoke Detectors: Comply with NFPA 72 and NFPA 90A. Install sampling tubes so they extend the full width of duct. F. Heat Detectors in Elevator Shafts: Coordinate temperature rating, thermal response characteristic and location with sprinkler rating and location. G. Remote Status and Alarm Indicators: Install near each smoke detector and each sprinkler water-flow switch and valve-tamper switch that is not readily visible from normal viewing position. H. Notification Devices: Install devices with appropriate backbox and raceway according to room finish (i.e. flush mounted devices in recessed backboxes with concealed conduit in finished spaces; surface mounted boxes with exposed conduit in unfinished spaces. Refer to Architectural Documents for room finish types. I. Device Location-Indicating Lights: Locate in public space near the device they monitor. 3.3 WIRING INSTALLATION A. Install wiring according to the following: 1. NECA TIA/EIA 568-A

17 3. Cables, raceways, and support pathways, including but not limited to j-hooks and cable tray, that are used for fire alarm circuits and equipment control wiring associated with the fire alarm system shall not contain any other wire or cable. 4. Signaling Line Circuits: Power-limited fire alarm cables shall not be installed in the same cable or raceway as signaling line circuits. B. Comply with mounting and support requirements specified in Division 26 Section "Hangers and Supports for Electrical Systems." C. Wiring Method: Install wiring in metal raceway according to Division 26 Section "Raceways and Boxes for Electrical Systems." D. Wiring within Enclosures: 1. Separate power-limited and non-power-limited conductors as recommended by manufacturer. 2. Install conductors parallel with or at right angles to sides and back of the enclosure. 3. Bundle, lace, and train conductors to terminal points with no excess. 4. Connect conductors that are terminated, spliced, or interrupted in any enclosure associated with the fire alarm system to terminal blocks. 5. Mark each terminal according to the system's wiring diagrams. 6. Make all connections with approved crimp-on terminal spade lugs, pressure-type terminal blocks, or plug connectors. E. Cable Taps: Use numbered terminal strips in junction, pull, and outlet boxes, cabinets, or equipment enclosures where circuit connections are made. F. Wiring to Remote Alarm Transmitting Device: Provide 1-inch (25-mm) conduit between the FACP and the transmitter. Install number of conductors and electrical supervision for connecting wiring as needed to suit monitoring function. G. Conductors: Size according to system manufacturer's written instructions unless otherwise indicated. H. General Requirements for Cabling: 1. Comply with TIA/EIA-568-B Comply with BICSI ITSIM, Ch. 6, "Cable Termination Practices." 3. Terminate all conductors; no cable shall contain unterminated elements. Make terminations only at indicated outlets, terminals, and cross-connect and patch panels. 4. Cables may not be spliced. Secure and support cables at intervals not exceeding 30 inches (760 mm) and not more than 6 inches (150 mm) from cabinets, boxes, fittings, outlets, racks, frames, and terminals. 5. Bundle, lace, and train conductors to terminal points without exceeding manufacturer's limitations on bending radii, but not less than radii specified in BICSI ITSIM, "Cabling Termination Practices" Chapter. Install lacing bars and distribution spools. 6. Do not install bruised, kinked, scored, deformed, or abraded cable. Do not splice cable between termination, tap, or junction points. Remove and discard cable if damaged during installation and replace it with new cable. 7. Cold-Weather Installation: Bring cable to room temperature before dereeling. Heat lamps shall not be used for heating. 8. Pulling Cable: Comply with BICSI ITSIM, Ch. 4, "Pulling Cable." Monitor cable pull tensions. I. Color-Coding: Color-code fire alarm conductors differently from the normal building power wiring. Use one color-code for alarm circuit wiring and another for supervisory circuits. Colorcode audible alarm-indicating circuits differently from alarm-initiating circuits. Use different

18 colors for visible alarm-indicating devices. Paint fire alarm system junction boxes and covers red. 3.4 CONNECTIONS A. Make addressable connections with a supervised interface device to the following devices and systems. Install the interface device less than 3 feet (1 m) from the device controlled. Make an addressable confirmation connection when such feedback is available at the device or system being controlled. 1. Alarm-initiating connections to the following: a. Elevator Recall system and components. b. Smoke dampers and combination Fire/Smoke dampers in air ducts of designated air-conditioning duct systems. c. Future Smoke-Venting system in windowless anesthetizing locations. d. Air handling systems for shutdown control relay. 2. Supervisory connections to the following: a. Valve supervisory switches. b. Future Low-air-pressure switch of each dry-pipe sprinkler system. c. Elevator shunt trip breaker. B. Where fire-protection systems are specified in Division 08 Section "Door Hardware to be integral to doors in fire-rated walls and partitions and to doors in smoke partitions, comply with requirements in Division 08 Section and Connect hardware and devices to fire-alarm system. 1. Verify that hardware and devices are NRTL listed for use with fire-alarm system in this Section before making connections. 3.5 IDENTIFICATION A. Identify system components, wiring, cabling, and terminals. Comply with requirements for identification specified in Division 26 Section "Identification for Electrical Systems." 1. Paint junction box cover plates using red paint. Stencil the letters FA in white paint over red background. 2. For all components of the fire alarm system requiring 120VAC power, provide a permanent engraved label at the component indicating the panel and circuit number from which it is fed. B. Install framed instructions in a location visible from fire-alarm control unit. C. Color-Coding: 1. Color-code fire alarm conductors differently from the normal building power wiring. 2. Use one color-code for alarm circuit wiring and a different color-code for supervisory circuits. 3. Color-code audible alarm-indicating circuits differently from alarm-initiating circuits. Use different colors for visible alarm-indicating devices. D. Provide a red marking on all circuit breakers feeding any fire alarm control system in accordance with NFPA 72. Provide a permanent engraved label next to the circuit breaker(s) feeding the system that reads Fire Alarm Control Circuit

19 3.6 GROUNDING A. Ground fire-alarm control unit and associated circuits; comply with IEEE Install a ground wire from main service ground to fire-alarm control unit. 3.7 FIELD QUALITY CONTROL A. Field tests shall be witnessed by authorities having jurisdiction, as required. 1. Provide 14 days' advance notice of tests and opportunity for observation of tests by Engineer and Owner's representative. B. Manufacturer's Field Service: Engage a factory-authorized service representative to inspect, test, and adjust components, assemblies, and equipment installations, including connections. C. Tests and Inspections: 1. Visual Inspection: Conduct visual inspection prior to testing. a. Inspection shall be based on completed Record Drawings and system documentation that is required by NFPA 72 in its "Completion Documents, Preparation" Table in the "Documentation" Section of the "Fundamentals of Fire Alarm Systems" Chapter. b. Comply with "Visual Inspection Frequencies" Table in the "Inspection" Section of the "Inspection, Testing and Maintenance" Chapter in NFPA 72; retain the "Initial/Reacceptance" column and list only the installed components. 2. System Testing: Comply with "Test Methods" Table in the "Testing" Section of the "Inspection, Testing and Maintenance" Chapter in NFPA Test audible appliances for the public operating mode according to manufacturer's written instructions. Perform the test using a portable sound-level meter complying with Type 2 requirements in ANSI S Test visible appliances for the public operating mode according to manufacturer's written instructions. 5. Factory-authorized service representative shall prepare the "Fire Alarm System Record of Completion" in the "Documentation" Section of the "Fundamentals of Fire Alarm Systems" Chapter in NFPA 72 and the "Inspection and Testing Form" in the "Records" Section of the "Inspection, Testing and Maintenance" Chapter in NFPA 72. D. Reacceptance Testing: Perform reacceptance testing to verify the proper operation of added or replaced devices and appliances. E. Fire-alarm system will be considered defective if it does not pass tests and inspections. F. Prepare test and inspection reports. G. Maintenance Test and Inspection: Perform tests and inspections listed for weekly, monthly, quarterly, and semiannual periods. Use forms developed for initial tests and inspections. H. Annual Test and Inspection: One year after date of Substantial Completion, test fire-alarm system complying with visual and testing inspection requirements in NFPA 72. Use forms developed for initial tests and inspections

20 3.8 ADJUSTING A. Occupancy Adjustments: When requested within 12 months of date of Substantial Completion, provide on-site assistance in adjusting system to suit actual occupied conditions. Provide up to two visits to Project outside normal occupancy hours for this purpose. B. Follow-Up Tests and Inspections: After date of Substantial Completion, test the fire alarm system complying with testing and visual inspection requirements in NFPA 72. Perform tests and inspections listed for three monthly, and one quarterly, periods. 3.9 CLEANING A. Clean components according to manufacturer's written instructions. B. On completion of device box installation but before any wiring devices are installed, inspect interior of boxes and perform the following: 1. Vacuum dirt and debris; do not use compressed air to assist in cleaning. C. On completion of initiation and notification devices installation, inspect exterior surfaces and perform the following: 1. Remove paint splatters and other spots. 2. Remove all temporary markings and labels. 3. Wipe down all devices with approve cleaning agent to remove fingerprints and dust DEMONSTRATION A. Engage a factory-authorized service representative to train Owner's personnel to adjust, operate, and maintain fire-alarm system. Refer to Division 01 Section "Demonstration and Training." END OF SECTION

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