Addendum #1 Specifications

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From: Cheshire(Town)
started - 25 Dec, 2022 (1 month ago)

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25 Dec, 2022 (1 month ago)
due - 25 Dec, 2022 (1 month ago)

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09 Jan, 2023 (28 days ago)
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1 – SPE

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1 – SPE
Town of Cheshire

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Town of Cheshire
84 South Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410

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84 South Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410
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TOWN OF CHESHIRE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS/ENGINEERING 84 SOUTH MAIN STREET, CHESHIRE, CONNECTICUT 06410 Telephone (203) 271-6650 Fax (203) 271-6659 Addendum #1 – SPECIFICATIONS Re-Bid Renovation to Existing Bathroom at Quinnipiac Park Bid #2223-05 Date: 08/31/2022 End of Addendum #1 WOJAS. ARCH, LLC 5 RACE TRACK HOLLOW, MIDDLEFIELD, CT 06455 TEL 860-930-5322 FAX 860-349-2351 www.wojas.us jan@wojas.us WOJAS.ARCH LLC Project Manual and Specifications RENOVATION TO EXISTING BATHROOM AT QUINNIPIAC PARK Bid #2223-05 Quinnipiac Park Cheshire, CT 06411 Project #: 2122-10 March 7, 2022 INDEX 1 of 2 RENOVATION TO EXISTING BATHROOM AT QUINNIPIAC PARK Bid #2122-10 Division 1 - General Requirements Section 01010 - Special Conditions Section 01040 - Project Coordination Section 01300 - Submittals and Product Substitutions Section 01400 - Quality Control Services Section 01500 - Temporary Facilities Section 01600 - Reference Standards, Definitions, Materials and Equipment Section 01620 - Storage and Protection Section 01700 - Project Closeout Section 01710 - Cleaning of New and Existing Spaces Division 2 - Sitework Section 02070 - Selective Demolition Section 02075 - Cutting and Patching Division 4 - Masonry Section 04200 - Unit Masonry Division 6 - Wood and Plastics Section 06105 - Miscellaneous Carpentry Division 7 - Thermal and Moisture Protection Section 07920 - Joint Sealers Division 9 - Finishes Section 09900 - Painting Division 10 - Specialties Section 10155 Toilet Compartments Section 10200 - Louvers and Vents Division 15 - Mechanical/Plumbing SECTION 15010 BASIC MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS SECTION 15050 BASIC MECHANICAL MATERIALS AND METHODS SECTION 15100 VALVES SECTION 15140 SUPPORTS AND ANCHORS SECTION 15250 MECHANICAL INSULATION SECTION 15411 WATER DISTRIBUTION PIPING SECTION 15420 DRAINAGE AND VENT SYSTEMS SECTION 15440 PLUMBING FIXTURES SECTION 15870 POWER VENTILATORS Division 16 - Electrical SECTION 16010 BASIC ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS INDEX 2 of 2 SECTION 16050 BASIC ELECTRICAL MATERIALS AND METHODS SECTION 16060 ELECTRICAL DEMOLITION SECTION 16110 RACEWAYS SECTION 16120 WIRES AND CABLES SECTION 16135 CABINETS, BOXES AND FITTINGS SECTION 16143 WIRING DEVICES SECTION 16170 ENCLOSED SWITCHES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS SECTION 16190 SUPPORTING DEVICES SECTION 16195 ELECTRICAL IDENTIFICATION SECTION 16452 GROUNDING SECTION 16475 OVERCURRENT PROTECTIVE DEVICES SECTION 16515 EXTERIOR LIGHTING SECTION 16515 INTERIOR LIGHTING End of index Renovation to Existing Bathroom SPECIAL CONDITIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01010-1 SPECIAL CONDITIONS 01010-1 SPECIAL CONDITIONS SECTION 01010 PART 1 -GENERAL 1.1 A. Instructions to Bidders, AIA Document A201, “The General Conditions of the Contract for Construction,” 15th Edition, 1997, the Supplementary General Conditions and Division 1, General Requirements, are a part of this Section and shall be binding on the Contractor and/or Subcontractor who performs this work. Note also all Addenda. RELATED DOCUMENTS 1.02 USE OF BUILDING BY THE OWNER a. The existing building will be occupied by the Owner during construction operation. The Contractor’s attention is directed towards Section 01040, Project Coordination, for written description of the proposed construction scenario. All work must be coordinated with the Architect and the Owner to insure that satisfactory operational and environmental conditions are maintained during all phases of construction. In all cases the schedule / function of the school while classes are in session shall take precedence over construction activities. b. The Contractor shall develop a detailed construction schedule acceptable to the Owner. c. In general, construction must be phased to provide new space that is ready for occupancy before commencing work in existing areas to be altered. Work on the new areas must proceed in a manner to insure no permanent damage from the elements to existing adjacent spaces and no injury to occupants. Repair of any permanent damage shall be the Contractor’s responsibility. Access to and exiting from the building may be temporarily relocated during various phases of construction. Safe egress from the existing building acceptable to the Fire Marshal and the Owner, must be maintained at all times. d. Contractor shall provide tight, secure, dust screens to separate all areas of the work and occupied spaces. 1.03 a. Each Bidder will be held to have examined the premises and satisfied himself with the conditions which would in any manner affect the work under the Contract, and no later claims for extra compensation for labor, materials and equipment which could have been foreseen by such examination will be recognized. This Contractor shall take all necessary measurements for his work, at the site, and shall verify all measurements given on the Drawings. EXISTING CONDITIONS AND MEASUREMENTS Renovation to Existing Bathroom SPECIAL CONDITIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01010-2 SPECIAL CONDITIONS 01010-2 1.04 INTENT a. These Specifications with the accompanying Drawings are intended to describe and illustrate all material, labor, and equipment necessary to complete the project. b. For convenience of reference, these Specifications are separated into titled Divisions and Sections. Such separations shall not, however, operate to make the Architect an arbiter to establish limits to Contracts between the Contractor and Subcontractors. The Divisions of the Specifications do not necessarily define the limits of the Contractor’s subcontracts, the work of any one subcontract may include items specified in several Divisions or sections. The Contractor may sublet work as he sees fit, but it is his responsibility to see that all work shown on the Drawings and/or specified is completed in accordance with the Contract. c. All materials shall be furnished and all work shall be accomplished in strict accordance with the grades or standards of materials, standards of workmanship, and manufacturer’s specifications listed or mentioned in these documents. d. The listing or mention of materials shall be sufficient indication that all such materials shall be furnished by the Contractor, in accordance with the grades or standards indicated, free from defects impairing strength, durability or appearance and in sufficient quantity for the proper and complete execution of the work, unless specifically stated otherwise. e. The listing of mention of any method of installation, erection, fabrication or workmanship shall not operate to make the contractor an agent, but shall be for the sole purpose of setting a standard of quality for the finished work. Contractor is free to use any alternate method, provided only that, prior to the start of the work, such alternate method is approved in writing by the Architect, as resulting in quality equal to that intended by these documents. Unless an alternate method is approved, all work shall be in strict accordance with all methods if installation, erection, fabrication and workmanship listed or mentioned herein. 1.05 CORRELATION OF DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS a. In general, the Specifications will describe the “quality” of the work and the Drawings, the “extent” of the work. The Drawings and Specifications are cooperative and supplementary, however, and each item of the work is not necessarily mentioned in both the Drawings and the Specifications. All work necessary to complete the project, so described, is to be included in this Contract. Renovation to Existing Bathroom SPECIAL CONDITIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01010-3 SPECIAL CONDITIONS 01010-3 b. In case of disagreement between Drawings and Specifications, or within either document itself, the better quality or greater quantity of work for decision and/or adjustment. Any work done by the Contractor without consulting the Architect, when the same requires a decision, shall be done at the Contractor’s risk. c. Omissions or Errors: If any omissions or errors are noted or instructions at variance with the obvious intent of the documents, it is the responsibility of the Contractor to call them to the Architect’s attention before signing the Contract. 1.06 INTERPRETATION OF “OR EOUAL” a. The use of trade names, with a notation such as “or equal” in these Specifications is to establish quality required; there is no attempt to limit competitive bidding, but in like manner quality specified will be rigidly maintained. b. The words “approved,” “equal to,” “as directed,” etc., are interpreted and will be taken to mean “to the satisfaction of the Architect.” c. Where three or more proprietary names are specified, and the words “or equal” are omitted, no substitute products will be considered. Bids must be based on one of the named products. 1.07 WORK SCHEDULE AND COST BREAKDOWN a. The work shall be promptly started and shall be manned to guarantee completion on or before the time stated in the Bid Proposal. The Contractor shall furnish to the Architect a project schedule showing an anticipated schedule for the designated period. The project plan shall be presented prior to beginning work. b. If, in the opinion of the Architect, it becomes necessary for maintaining the schedule and for the completion of the school within the specified time, to work additional men, Contractors must immediately do so upon written request. c. Submit immediately after the Contract is let, an itemized breakdown of estimated cost in detail. 1.08 TEMPORARY UTILITIES a. General - All concerned with furnishing utilities for use on the project as specified in this section are cautioned to determine location of sources of supply and conditions under which services can be brought to points of Renovation to Existing Bathroom SPECIAL CONDITIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01010-4 SPECIAL CONDITIONS 01010-4 use on the site. Each shall inspect premises and drawings for requirements of local installations and shall ascertain rules and fees under which various public private or municipal utilities will supply service. Upon completion of project, remove all temporary work. b. Water - Existing service is available for the Contractor’s use. c. Electrical Service 1. Existing service is available for Contractor’s use. The Contractor shall arrange and pay for temporary connections. 2. Contractors shall be responsible for furnishing such light bulbs and extension cords as may be essential to the execution of their respective branches of the work and for extensions of lines to sheds or to power tools and remote areas which cannot be reached with extension cords. d. Utility Charges for electric power and water service will be paid by the Owner. e. Job Telephone - The Contractor shall provide telephone service for use of all employed about the building and shall pay the installation, maintenance, change in location, removal and all charges for use of this telephone, except that charges for long distance calls shall be paid for by the person making the same. The telephone shall remain until the full completion of the work. 1.09 TOILET FACILITIES a. The General Contractor shall provide portable toilet facilities for the use of their work forces. It shall be the responsibility of the General Contractor to insure these toilet facilities are kept clean and in sanitary conditions. 1.10 PROTECTION a. Contractor shall at all times protect the building from damages from rain water. Contractor shall provide all equipment and enclosures to insure this protection. b. Contractor shall construct and maintain all necessary temporary drainage and do all pumping necessary to keep excavation and below grade construction free of water. c. During cold weather, Contractor shall remove all snow and ice as may be required for proper protection and prosecution of the work. Renovation to Existing Bathroom SPECIAL CONDITIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01010-5 SPECIAL CONDITIONS 01010-5 d. Contractor shall provide all shoring, bracing and sheeting as required for safety and for proper execution of work and have same removed when work is completed. e. During cold weather, Contractor shall protect all work from damage. If low temperatures make it impossible to continue operations safely in spite of cold weather precautions, Contractor shall cease work and shall so notify Architect. The Contractor shall be responsible for the repair and/or replacement, as may be required, of all work damaged from frost, freezing or any elements of the weather. f. Protection at Night and when Work is not in Progress. The Contractor shall be solely responsible for damage, loss or liability, due to the theft or vandalism when work is not in progress at night, weekends, or holidays. g. Existing Exitways shall be maintained to provide safe egress from occupied portions of the building at all times. The Contractor will be required to erect temporary enclosures, stairs, and ramps that may be required to accomplish safe passage through construction. Exiting shall be satisfactory to both the Fire Marshal and the owner. h. Fire Protection - All fire used within the structure for working purposes shall be extinguished when not in use. No flammable material shall be stored in the structure in excess of amounts allowed by the authorities. No gasoline shall be stored in or close to the building at any time. i. Precaution must be exercised at all times for the protection of persons and property. The safety provisions of applicable laws, school and construction codes must be observed; Contractor shall take or cause to be taken such additional safety and health measures as are reasonably necessary. Machinery, equipment and other hazards, guarded in accordance with the safety provisions of the Manual of Accident Prevention in Construction published by the Associated General Contractors of America, to the extent that such provisions are not in contravention of applicable laws. j. It shall be the responsibility of the Contractor to protect and preserve, in operating condition, all utilities traversing the work area. Damage to any utility due to work under this Contract shall be repaired to the satisfaction of the Architect at no additional cost to the Owner. 1.11 USE OF PREMISES, SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS a. The Contractor shall confine his apparatus, storage of materials, supplies, equipment and operations to the areas bounded by the Contract and on- site limits as directed by the Architect. Coordination with the owner is essential in this matter. Renovation to Existing Bathroom SPECIAL CONDITIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01010-6 SPECIAL CONDITIONS 01010-6 b. The Contractor shall be responsible for keeping the premises clean and shall pick up rubbish and debris daily. 1.12 MAINTENANCE OF TRAFFIC AND EXITWAYS a. On-site and off-site traffic and exitways shall not be blocked by construction vehicles, parked cars, material storage and other construction operations. Interior and exterior building exitway shall be maintained at all times during the work day. 1.13 SAMPLES a. All materials that will be used in the construction of this project are subject to the approval of the Architect. All samples required by the Specifications or by the above requirements shall be submitted for approval. Where color selections are made, complete samples shall be furnished to the Architect. 1.14 EQUIPMENT AND HOISTS a. The Contractor shall provide at his own expense and risk, all tools, equipment, apparatus, and temporary work that may be required for the execution of the work under his Contract. b. The Contractor shall provide temporary hoists with power and attendance for same as required to handle his own materials and rubbish. 1.15 FIRE EXTINGUISHER a. Provision of fire extinguisher in the area under construction is required from the standpoint of controlling incipient fires promptly. 1.16 REPAIRS a. Contractor shall make all repairs to existing streets, walks, curbs, grassed areas, etc., made necessary by this work. 1.17 GENERAL COORDINATION a. There shall be cooperation and coordination with respect to time, space, work, etc., between the General Contractor, Subcontractors and all other Contractors and no claim for extra compensation or extension of Contract time will be allowed for conditions resulting from lack of said cooperation and coordination. Renovation to Existing Bathroom SPECIAL CONDITIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01010-7 SPECIAL CONDITIONS 01010-7 b. The Contractor shall promptly notify the Architect of all errors, omissions or discrepancies which he finds on the Contract Documents and he shall not proceed with the work involved in such errors, omissions, or discrepancies until instructions are given by the Architect. The Contractor shall be responsible for all work erroneously installed prior to receiving said instructions. 1.18 DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING a. All materials and equipment shall be so delivered, stored and handled as to prevent intrusion of foreign materials and damage by weather or breakage. Packaged materials shall be delivered and stored in original packages. Packages opened for Architect’s inspection shall be resealed until ready for use. Packages, materials and equipment showing evidence of damage shall be rejected. b. All materials which could be affected by dampness shall be stored in suitable substantial watertight storage facilities maintained in good condition throughout their use. c. Rigid insulation board shall not be stored within the building. Provision shall be made for its protection from the weather and vandals elsewhere on the site. 1.19 FINAL CLEANING a. All accumulated rubbish shall be removed from the building and points immediately adjacent thereto by the General Contractor who shall transport same from premises. Flammable rubbish shall not be burned on the premises. It shall be hauled away. No rubbish shall be deposited as fill on premises. b. Leave the work area clean and ready for use. If the Contractor fails to clean up, the Owner may do so and the cost thereof shall be charged to the Contractor. c. See Section 01710 for additional requirements. 1.20 GUARANTEE a. If, in the Contractor’s opinion, any work is shown on the Drawings or called for in the Specifications in such a manner as to make it impossible for him to produce and guarantee a first-class piece of work, he shall refer the same to the Architect before proceeding. b. The Contractor and each Subcontractor shall guarantee that all materials and workmanship shall be free from original defects or against injury from proper and usual wear when used for purposes intended for one year after date of final certificate. Where guarantees or warranties are written in any Renovation to Existing Bathroom SPECIAL CONDITIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01010-8 SPECIAL CONDITIONS 01010-8 of the divisions for longer terms, such longer terms shall apply from this date. c. The Contractor shall, in case of work performed by their Subcontractors or where guarantees are required, secure guarantees from said Subcontractors and deliver copies of same to the Architect upon completion of the work. d. All portions of the work shall also be maintained in perfect condition during this period. Such written guarantees as may be requested shall be submitted in duplicate at the completion of the work. These will be supplementary to and not in any way canceling specific guarantees which apply to various portions of the work. e. See Specifications Sections for additional Guarantee requirements. 1.21 SOCIAL SECURITY TAXES a. The Contractor and each Subcontractor shall pay the taxes measured by the wages of all their employees as required by the Federal Social Security Act and all amendments thereto, and accept the exclusive liability for said taxes. The Contractor shall also indemnify and hold the owner harmless on account of any tax measured by the wages aforesaid of employees of the Contractor and his subcontractors, assessed against of the Owner under authority of said law. 1.22 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE a. The Contractor and each Subcontractor shall pay unemployment insurance measured by the wages of his employees as required by law and accept the exclusive liability for said contributions. The Contractor shall also indemnify and hold harmless the owner on account of any contribution measured by the wages of aforesaid employees of the Contractor and his Subcontractors, assessed against the Owner under authority of law. 1.23 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT (OSHA) a. The Contractor shall comply with the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) of 1970 and the Construction Safety Act of 1969, including all standards and regulations which have been promulgated by the Governmental Authorities which administer such Acts and said requirements, standards and regulations are incorporated herein by reference. b. The Contractor shall comply with said regulations, requirements and standards and require and be directly responsible for compliance Renovation to Existing Bathroom SPECIAL CONDITIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01010-9 SPECIAL CONDITIONS 01010-9 therewith on the part of his agents, employees, material men and Subcontractors; and shall directly receive and be responsible for all citations, assessments, fines or penalties which may be incurred by reason of his agents, employees, material men or Subcontractors failing to so comply. c. The Contractor shall indemnify the Owner and Architect and save them harmless from any and all losses, costs and expenses, including fines and reasonable attorney’s fees incurred by the owner and Architect by reason of the real or alleged violation of such laws, ordinances, regulations and directives, Federal, State, and Local, which are currently in effect or which become effective in the future, by the Contractor, his Subcontractors or material men. 1.24 JOB MEETINGS a. Meetings conducted at the job site by the Architect’s representative for the purpose of coordinating and observing the work shall be mandatory for the Contractor and/or his superintendent. Also, at times, the Architect’s representative will designate certain Subcontractors to attend. 1.25 LIST OF CONTACTS a. Contractor shall furnish Owner a list of persons to contact with telephone numbers for emergency use during construction period (off hours, weekends, holidays). 1.26 PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS AT THE SITE a. The Contractor shall maintain at the site one copy of all Drawings, Specifications, Addenda, approved shop drawings, change orders and other modifications, schedules, and instructions in good order and marked to record all changes made during construction. These shall be available at all times to the Architect or his authorized representatives. b. As-Built Drawing Documentation - Carefully note that the Contractor is responsible for maintaining a record set of Contract Documents clearly marking all revisions, alterations, corrections, modifications, substitutions, etc., resulting from changes undertaken during the course of construction. At the conclusion of the project, the Contractor shall formally issue to the Architect a set of Contract Documents with all such As-built changes clearly marked and recorded. 1.27 DRAWINGS FURNISHED Renovation to Existing Bathroom SPECIAL CONDITIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01010-10 SPECIAL CONDITIONS 01010-10 a. The Drawings and Specifications can be downloaded from the Towns website. The Contractor shall pay the cost of reproduction. END OF SECTION 01010 Renovation to Existing Bathroom PROJECT COORDINATION at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01040-1 PROJECT COORDINATION 01040-1 PROJECT COORDINATION SECTION 01040 PART 1 -GENERAL 1.1 A. Instructions to Bidders, AIA Document A201, “The General Conditions of the Contract for Construction,” 15th Edition, 1997, the Supplementary General Conditions and Division 1, General Requirements, are a part of this Section and shall be binding on the Contractor and/or Subcontractor who performs this work. Note also all Addenda. RELATED DOCUMENTS 1.2 SUMMARY OF WORK a. The intent of this bid is to complete the work defined in the Contract Documents. The selected General Contractor must work harmoniously with the Owner to complete the Work within the calendar days noted in the Proposal. b. Portions of this building will be occupied and must remain fully operational throughout the construction period. This section of the specification contains a suggested Construction Phasing Plan which illustrates an approach to the renovations with respect to the operational requirements of the school. The Contractor will be required to establish and present to the Architect in writing for approval, his own phasing program that will allow the Contractor to complete the most disruptive work within the building during school vacation periods and when school is not in session. c. The Contractor shall prepare a detailed construction schedule which shall be presented to the Architect and the Owner for their review, comments and approval. The schedule must clearly demonstrate the proper sequencing of construction and relocation activities and how operational and environmental conditions will be satisfactorily maintained in all occupied spaces. d. Contractor shall provide tight, secure, dust screens to separate all areas of the work and occupied spaces. e. All work must be coordinated with the Architect and the School administration to insure satisfactory operational conditions. The Contractor will be required to coordinate and schedule his work to keep a minimum of the facilities shut down at any specific time. Any area that must be shut down may be only with the approval of and during the time designated by the Owner. The Contractor shall phase his work, as required, in the building. The Contractor shall insure safe access to Renovation to Existing Bathroom PROJECT COORDINATION at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01040-2 PROJECT COORDINATION 01040-2 occupied areas by the employees, students and public. The Contractor shall insure that heat and all other utilities are provided to these areas. Repair of any damage to existing facilities and equipment resulting from interrupted utilities, lack of heat, or Contractor’s work in the areas shall be Contractor’s responsibility. Also, repair of any damage to services and utilities as a result of the work shall be the Contractor’s responsibility. Contractor shall insure safe egress and security of existing areas and equipment during the construction. Existing exitways shall be maintained to provide safe egress from occupied portions of the building at all times. f. The Contractor shall restrict the parking of workmen and construction vehicles and the storage of construction materials to a suitable parking area to be determined during a pre-construction conference. END OF SECTION 01040 Renovation to Existing Bathroom SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01300-1 SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS 01300-1 SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS SECTION 01300 PART 1 -GENERAL 1.1 A. Instructions to Bidders, AIA Document A201, “The General Conditions of the Contract for Construction,” 15th Edition, 1997, the Supplementary General Conditions and Division 1, General Requirements, are a part of this Section and shall be binding on the Contractor and/or Subcontractor who performs this work. Note also all Addenda. RELATED DOCUMENTS 1.2 SUMMARY A. This Section specifies administrative and procedural requirements for submittals required for performance of the Work, including; 1. Schedule of Values. 2. Shop Drawings. 3. Product Data. 4. Samples. B. This Section specifies administrative and procedural requirements for handling requests for substitutions made after award of the Contract. C. Administrative Submittals: Refer to other Division-1 Sections and other Contract Documents for requirements for administrative submittals. Such submittals include, but are not limited to: 1. Applications for payment. 2. Insurance certificates. 3. List of Subcontractors. D. Inspection and test reports are included in Section 01400 “Quality Control Services.” 1.3 SUBMITTAL PROCEDURES A. Coordination: Within 15 days of the Contract award, submit to the Architect a comprehensive Submittals listing each item to be submitted and the date proposed to be submitted. Coordinate with the Architect in the preparation and processing of submittals with performance of construction activities. Transmit each submittal sufficiently in advance of performance of related construction activities to avoid delay. Renovation to Existing Bathroom SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01300-2 SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS 01300-2 1. Coordinate each submittal with fabrication, purchasing, testing, delivery, other submittals and related activities that require sequential activity. 2. Coordinate transmittal of different types of submittals for related elements of the Work so processing will not be delayed by the need to review submittals concurrently for coordination. a. The Architect reserves the right to withhold action on a submittal requiring coordination with other submittals until related submittals are received. b. Coordinate transmittal of all submittals requiring color selection so that comprehensive selection can be processed. 3. Processing: Allow sufficient review time so that installation will not be delayed as a result of the time required to process submittals, including time for re-submittals. a. Allow two weeks for initial review. Allow additional time if processing must be delayed to permit coordination with subsequent submittals. The Architect will promptly advise the General Contractor when a submittal being processed must be delayed for coordination. b. If an intermediate submittal is necessary, process the same as the initial submittal. c. Allow two weeks for reprocessing each submittal. d. No extension of Contract Time will be authorized because of failure to transmit submittals to the Architect sufficiently in advance of the Work to permit processing. B. Submittal Preparation: Place a permanent label or title block on each submittal for identification. Indicate the name of the entity that prepared each submittal on the label or title block. 1. Provide a space approximately 4" x 5" on the label or beside the title block on Shop Drawings to record the Contractor’s review and approval markings and the action taken. 2. Include the following information on all submittals: a. Name of item being submitted. b. Number and title of appropriate Specification Section. c. Drawing number and detail references, as appropriate. d. Name of manufacturer. e. Name, address and telephone number of supplier. f. Bid Package number and name. g. Project Name. h. Date. i. Name, address and telephone number of Contractor. Renovation to Existing Bathroom SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01300-3 SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS 01300-3 j. Name, address and telephone number of Subcontractor. k. Name, address and telephone number of Architect. C. Submittal Transmittal: Package each submittal appropriately for transmittal and handling. Transmit each submittal from Contractor to Architect using a transmittal form. Submittals received from sources other than the Contractor will be returned without action. D. The electronically submitting any documents through email in the form of PDF is preferred. E. Should the contractor choose to submit hard copies, the number of copies should be: six (6) copies of all shop drawings and product data, of which three (3) will be returned to Contractor. Submit one (1) each of all samples. 1.4 DEFINITIONS A. Substitutions: Requests for changes in products, materials, equipment, and methods of construction required by Contract Documents proposed by the Contractor after award of the Contract are considered requests for “substitutions.” The following are not considered substitutions: 1. Substitutions requested by Bidders during the bidding period, and accepted prior to award of Contract, are considered as included in the Contract Documents and are not subject to requirements specified in this Section for substitutions. 2. Revisions to Contract Documents requested by the Owner or Architect. 3. Specified options of products and construction methods included in Contract Documents. 4. The Contractor’s determination of and compliance with governing regulations and orders issued by governing authorities. 1.5 SCHEDULE OF VALUES A. Coordinate preparation of the Schedule of Values with preparation of the Construction Managers Construction Schedule. 1. Correlate line items in the Schedule of Values with other required administrative schedules and forms, including: a. Construction Managers construction schedule. b. Application for Payment form. c. List of subcontractors. Renovation to Existing Bathroom SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01300-4 SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS 01300-4 2. Submit the Schedule of Values to the Architect at the earliest feasible date, but in no case later than seven (7) days before the date scheduled for submittal of the initial Application for Payment. B. Format and Content: Use the Project Manual Table of Contents as a guide to establish the format for the Schedule of Values. 1. Forms: Use AIA Document G702 and Continuation Sheets G703, as the form for the Schedule of Values. 2. Identification: Include the following Project identification on the Schedule of Values: a. Project name and location. b. Name of the Architect. c. Project number. d. Contractor’s name and address. e. Date of submittal. 3. Arrange the Schedule of Values in a tabular form with separate columns to indicate the following for each item listed: a. Generic name. b. Related Specification Section. c. Change Orders (numbers) that have affected value. d. Dollar value. e. Percentage of Contract Sum to the nearest one-hundredth percent, adjusted to total 100 percent. 4. Provide a breakdown of the Contract Sum in sufficient detail to facilitate continued evaluation of Applications for Payment and progress reports. Break principal subcontract amounts down into several line items. 5. Round amounts off to the nearest whole dollar; the total shall equal the Contract Sum. 6. For each part of the Work where an Application for Payment may include materials or equipment, purchased or fabricated and stored, but not yet installed, provide separate line items on the Schedule of Values for initial cost of the materials, for each subsequent stage of completion, and for total installed value of that part of the Work. 7. Show temporary facilities and other major cost items that are not direct cost of actual work-in-place as separate line items in the Schedule of Values. 1.6 SHOP DRAWINGS A. Submit newly prepared information, drawn to accurate scale. Highlight, encircle, or otherwise indicate deviations from the Contract Documents. Renovation to Existing Bathroom SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01300-5 SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS 01300-5 Do not reproduce Contract Documents or copy standard information as the basis of Shop Drawings. Standard information prepared without specific reference to the Project is not considered Shop Drawings. B. Shop Drawings include fabrication and installation drawings, setting diagrams, schedules, patterns, templates and similar drawings. Include the following information: 1. Dimensions. 2. Identification of products and materials included. 3. Compliance with specified standards. 4. Notation of coordination requirements. 5. Notation of dimensions established by field measurement. 6. Sheet Size: Except for templates, patterns and similar full size Drawings, submit Shop Drawings on sheets at least 8 1⁄2" x 11", but no larger than 30" x 42". 7. Do not use Shop Drawings without an appropriate final stamp indicating action taken in connection with construction. 1.7 PRODUCT DATA A. Collect Product Data into a single submittal for each element of construction or system. Product Data includes printed information such as manufacturer’s installation instructions, catalog cuts, standard color charts, roughing-in diagrams and templates, standard wiring diagrams and performance curves. Where Product Data must be specially prepared because standard printed data is not suitable for use, submit as “Shop Drawings.” 1. Mark each copy to show applicable choices and options. Where printed Product Data includes information on several products, some of which are not required, mark copies to indicate the applicable information. Include the following information: a. Manufacturer’s printed recommendations. b. Compliance with recognized trade association standards. c. Compliance with recognized testing agency standards. d. Application of testing agency labels and seals. e. Notation of dimensions verified by field measurement. f. Notation of coordination requirements. 2. Do not submit Product Data until compliance with requirements of the Contract Documents has been confirmed. 3. Submittals: Submit copies of each required submittal; submit additional copies where required for maintenance manuals. Renovation to Existing Bathroom SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01300-6 SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS 01300-6 a. Unless noncompliance with Contract Document provisions is observed, the submittal may serve as the final submittal. 4. Distribution: Furnish copies of final submittal to Architect for distribution to installers, subcontractors, suppliers, manufacturers, fabricators, and others required for performance of construction activities. a. Do not proceed with installation until an approved copy of Product Data applicable is in the installer’s possession. b. Do not permit use of unmarked copies of Product Data in connection with construction. 1.8 SAMPLES A. Submit full-size, fully fabricated Samples cured and finished as specified and physically identical with the material or product proposed. Samples include partial sections of manufactured or fabricated components, cuts or containers of materials, color range sets, and swatches showing color, texture and pattern. 1. Mount, display, or package samples in the manner specified to facilitate review of qualities indicated. Prepare samples to match the Architect’s sample. Include the following: a. Generic description of the sample. b. Sample source. c. Product name or name of manufacturer. d. Compliance with recognized standards. e. Availability and delivery time. 2. Submit samples for review of kind, color, pattern, and texture, for a final check of these characteristics with other elements, and for a comparison of these characteristics between the final submittal and the actual component as delivered and installed. a. Where variation in color, pattern, texture or other characteristics are inherent in the material or product represented, submit multiple units that show approximate limits of the variations. b. Refer to other Specification Sections for requirements for samples that illustrate workmanship, fabrication techniques, details of assembly, connections, operation and similar construction characteristics. Renovation to Existing Bathroom SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01300-7 SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS 01300-7 3. Preliminary submittals: Where samples are for selection of color, pattern, texture or similar characteristics from a range of standard choices, submit a full set of choices for the material or product. a. Preliminary submittals will be reviewed with the Architect indicating selection or other action. b. Unless noncompliance with Contract Document provisions is observed, the submittal may serve as the final submittal. 4. Submittals: Except for samples illustrating assembly details, workmanship, fabrication techniques, connections, operation and similar characteristics, samples will not be returned, unless so requested in advance. 5. Maintain sets of returned samples, at the Project site, for quality comparisons throughout the course of construction. a. Comply with submittal requirements to the fullest extent possible. Process transmittal forms to provide a record of activity. 1.9 SUBMITTALS A. Substitution Request Submittal: Requests for substitution will be considered if received within 60 days after commencement of the Work. Requests received more than 60 days after commencement of the Work may be considered or rejected at the discretion of the Architect. 1. Submit 3 copies of each request for substitution for consideration. Submit requests in the form and in accordance with procedures required for Change Order proposals. 2. Identify the product, or the fabrication or installation method to be replaced in each request. Include related Specification Section and Drawing numbers, complete documentation showing compliance with the requirements for substitutions, and the following information, as appropriate: a. Product Data, including Drawings and descriptions of products, fabrication and installation procedures. b. Samples, where applicable or requested. c. A detailed comparison of significant qualities of the proposed substitution with those of the work specified. Significant qualities may include elements such as size, weight, durability, performance and visual effect. d. Coordination information, including a list of changes or modifications needed to other parts of the Work and to construction performed by the Owner and separate Renovation to Existing Bathroom SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01300-8 SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS 01300-8 Contractors, that will become necessary to accommodate the proposed substitution. e. A statement indicating the substitution’s effect on the Contractor’s Construction Schedule compared to the schedule without approval of the substitution. Indicate the effect of the proposed substitution on overall Contract Time. f. Cost information, including a proposal of the net change, if any in the Contract Sum. g. Certification by the Contractor that the substitution proposed is equal-to or better in every significant respect to that required by the Contract Documents, and that it will perform adequately in the application indicated. Include the Contractor’s waiver of rights to additional payment or time, that may subsequently become necessary because of the failure of the substitution to perform adequately. 3. Architect’s Action: Within one week of receipt of the request for substitution, the Architect will request additional information or documentation necessary for evaluation of the request. Within 2 weeks of receipt of the request, or one week of receipt of the additional information or documentation, which ever is later, the Architect will notify the General Contractor of acceptance or rejection of the proposed substitution. If a decision on use of a proposed substitute cannot be made or obtained within the time allocated, use the product specified by name. 1.10 ARCHITECT’S ACTION A. Except for submittals for record, information or similar purposes, where action and return is required or requested, the Architect will review each submittal, mark to indicate action taken, and return promptly. 1. Compliance with specified characteristics is the Contractor’s responsibility. B. Action Stamp: The Architect will stamp each submittal with a uniform, self-explanatory action stamp. The stamp will be appropriately marked, to indicate the action taken: 1. Final Unrestricted Release: Where submittals are marked “Approved,” that part of the Work covered by the submittal may proceed provided it complies with requirements of the Contract Documents; final acceptance will depend upon that compliance. 2. Final-But-Restricted Release: When submittals are marked “Approved as Corrected,” that part of the Work covered by the submittal may proceed provided it complies with notations or Renovation to Existing Bathroom SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01300-9 SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS 01300-9 corrections on the submittal and requirements of the Contract Documents; final acceptance will depend on that compliance. 3. Returned for Resubmittal: When submittal is marked “Not Approved, Revise and Resubmit,” do not proceed with that part of the Work covered by the submittal, including purchasing, fabrication, delivery, or other activity. Revise or prepare a new submittal in accordance with the notations; resubmit without delay. Repeat if necessary to obtain a different action mark. a. Do not permit submittals marked “Not Approved, Revise and Resubmit” to be used at the Project site, or elsewhere where Work is in progress. 4. Other Action: Where a submittal is primarily for information or record purposes, special processing or other activity, the submittal will be returned, marked “Action Not Required”. PART 2 - PRODUCTS 2.1 SUBSTITUTIONS A. Conditions: The Contractor’s substitution request will be received and considered by the Architect when one or more of the following conditions are satisfied, as determined by the Architect; otherwise requests will be returned without action except to record noncompliance with these requirements. 1. Extensive revisions to Contract Documents are not required. 2. Proposed changes are in keeping with the general intent of Contract Documents. 3. The request is timely, fully documented and properly submitted. 4. The request is directly related to an “or equal” clause or similar language in the Contract Documents. 5. The specified product or method of construction cannot be provided within the Contract Time. The request will not be considered if the product or method cannot be provided as a result of failure to pursue the Work promptly or coordinate activities properly. 6. The specified product or method of construction cannot receive necessary approval by a governing authority, and the requested substitution can be approved. 7. A substantial advantage is offered the owner, in terms of cost, time, energy conservation or other considerations of merit, after deducting offsetting responsibilities the Owner may be required to bear. Additional responsibilities for the Owner may include additional compensation to the Architect for redesign and Renovation to Existing Bathroom SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01300- 10 SUBMITTALS AND PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS 01300-10 evaluation services, increased cost of other construction by the Owner or separate Contractors, and similar considerations. 8. The specified product or method of construction cannot be provided in a manner that is compatible with other materials, and where the Contractor certifies that the substitution will overcome the incompatibility. 9. The specified product or method of construction cannot be coordinated with other materials, and where the Contractor certifies that the proposed substitution can be coordinated. 10. The specified product or method of construction cannot provide a warranty required by the Contract Documents and where the Contractor certifies that the proposed substitution provide the required warranty. B. The Contractor’s submittal and Architect’s acceptance of Shop Drawings, Product Data or Samples that relate to construction activities not complying with the Contract Documents does not constitute an acceptable or valid request for substitution, nor does it constitute approval. PART 3 - EXECUTION (Not Applicable). END OF SECTION 01300 Renovation to Existing Bathroom QUALITY CONTROL SERVICES at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 11400-1 QUALITY CONTROL SERVICES 01400-1 QUALITY CONTROL SERVICES SECTION 01400 PART 1 -GENERAL 1.1 RELATED DOCUMENTS A. Instructions to Bidders, AIA Document A201, “The General Conditions of the Contract for Construction,” 15th Edition, 1997, the Supplementary General Conditions and Division 1, General Requirements, are a part of this Section and shall be binding on the Contractor and/or Subcontractor who performs this work. Note also all Addenda. 1.2 SUMMARY A. This Section specifies administrative and procedural requirements for quality control services. B. Quality control services include inspections and tests and related actions including reports, performed by independent agencies, governing authorities, and the Contractor. They do not include Contract enforcement activities performed by the Architect. C. Inspection and testing services are required to verify compliance with requirements specified or indicated. These services do not relieve the Contractor of responsibility for compliance with Contract Document requirements. D. Requirements of this Section relate to customized fabrication and installation procedures, not production of standard products. 1. Specific quality control requirements for individual construction activities are specified in the Sections that specify those activities. Those requirements, including inspections and tests, cover production of standard products as well as customized fabrication and installation procedures. 2. Inspections, test and related actions specified are not intended to limit the Contractor’s quality control procedures that facilitate compliance with Contract Document requirements. 3. Requirements for the Contractor to provide quality control services required by the Architect, Owner, or authorities having jurisdiction are not limited by provisions of this Section. 1.3 RESPONSIBILITIES Renovation to Existing Bathroom QUALITY CONTROL SERVICES at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 11400-2 QUALITY CONTROL SERVICES 01400-2 A. Retesting: The Contractor is responsible for retesting where results of required inspections, tests or similar services prove unsatisfactory and do not indicate compliance with Contract Document requirements, regardless of whether the original test was the Contractor’s responsibility. 1. Costs of retesting construction revised or replaced by the Contractor is the Contractor’s responsibility, where required tests, performed on original construction, do not indicate compliance with Contract Documents. B. Associated Services: The Contractor shall cooperate with agencies performing required inspections, tests and similar services and provide reasonable auxiliary services as requested. Notify the agency sufficiently in advance of operations to permit assignment of personnel. Auxiliary services required include but are not limited to: 1. Providing access to the Work and furnishing incidental labor and facilities necessary to facilitate inspections and tests. 2. Taking adequate quantities of representative samples of materials that require testing or assisting the agency in taking samples. 3. Providing facilities for storage and curing of test samples. 4. Providing the agency with a preliminary design mix proposed for use for materials mixes that require control by the testing agency. 5. Security and protection of samples and test equipment at the Project site. C. Owner Responsibilities: The Owner will provide inspections, tests and similar quality control services specified to be performed by independent agencies and not by the Contractor, except where they are specifically indicated as the Contractor’s responsibility or are provided by another identified entity. Costs for these services are not included in the Contract Sum. 1. The Owner will employ and pay for the services of an independent agency, testing laboratory or other qualified firm to perform services which are the owner’s responsibility. 2. The Contractor agrees to engage and pay for the quality control services specified as the Contractor’s responsibility, including retesting, from the independent agency engaged by the Owner. D. Duties of the Testing Agency and Special Inspector: The independent testing Agency and the Special Inspector, engaged to perform inspections, sampling and testing of materials and construction specified in individual Specification Sections, shall cooperate with the Architect and Contractor in performance of their duties, and shall provide qualified personnel to perform required inspections and tests. Renovation to Existing Bathroom QUALITY CONTROL SERVICES at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 11400-3 QUALITY CONTROL SERVICES 01400-3 1. The Agency or the Special Inspector shall notify the Architect and Contractor promptly of irregularities or deficiencies observed in the Work during performance of its services. 2. Neither the Agency nor the Special Inspector is not authorized to release, revoke, alter or enlarge requirements of the Contract Documents, or approve or accept any portion of the Work. 3. Neither the Agency nor the Special Inspector shall not perform any duties of the Contractor. E. Coordination: The Contractor and each Agency engaged to perform inspections, tests and similar services shall coordinate the sequence of activities to accommodate required services with a minimum of delay. In addition, the Contractor and each agency shall coordinate activities to avoid the necessity of removing and replacing construction to accommodate inspections and tests. 1. The Contractor is responsible for scheduling times for inspections, tests, taking samples and similar activities. PART 2 - PRODUCTS (Not Applicable). PART 3 - EXECUTION 3.1 REPAIR AND PROTECTION A. General: Upon completion of inspection, testing, sample-taking and similar services, repair damaged construction and restore substrates and finishes to eliminate deficiencies, including deficiencies in visual qualities of exposed finishes. B. Protect construction exposed by or for quality control service activities, and protect repaired construction. C. Repair and protection is the Contractor’s responsibility, regardless of the assignment of responsibility for inspection, testing or similar services. END OF SECTION 01400 Renovation to Existing Bathroom TEMPORARY FACILITIES at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01500-1 TEMPORARY FACILITIES 01500-1 TEMPORARY FACILITIES SECTION 01500 PART 1 -GENERAL 1.1 A. Instructions to Bidders, AIA Document A201, “The General Conditions of the Contract for Construction,” 15th Edition, 1997, the Supplementary General Conditions and Division 1, General Requirements, are a part of this Section and shall be binding on the Contractor and/or Subcontractor who performs this work. Note also all Addenda. RELATED DOCUMENTS 1.2 SUMMARY A. This Section specifies requirements for temporary services and facilities, including utilities, construction and support facilities, security and protection. B. Temporary utilities required include but are not limited to: 1. Telephone service. C. Temporary construction and support facilities required include but are not limited to: 1. Temporary enclosures. 2. Temporary Project identification signs and bulletin boards. 3. Waste disposal services. 4. Construction aids and miscellaneous services and facilities. D. Security and protection facilities required include but are not limited to: 1. Temporary fire protection. 2. Barricades, warning signs, lights. 3. Enclosure fence for the site. 4. Environmental protection. 1.3 QUALITY ASSURANCE A. Regulations: Comply with industry standards and applicable laws and regulations of authorities having jurisdiction, including but not limited to: 1. Building Code requirements. 2. Health and safety regulations. 3. Utility company regulations. 4. Environmental protection regulations. Renovation to Existing Bathroom TEMPORARY FACILITIES at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01500-2 TEMPORARY FACILITIES 01500-2 B. Standards: Comply with NFPA Code 241, “Building Construction and Demolition Operations”, ANSI-ALO Series standards for “Safety Requirements for Construction and Demolition”, and NECA Electrical Design Library “Temporary Electrical Facilities.” 1. Refer to “Guidelines for Bid Conditions for Temporary Job Utilities and Services”, prepared jointly by AGC and ASC, for industry recommendations. 2. Electrical Service: Comply with NEMA, NECA and UL standards and regulations for temporary electric service. Install service in compliance with National Electric Code (NFPA 70). C. Inspections: Arrange for authorities having jurisdiction to inspect and test each temporary utility before use. obtain required certifications and permits. 1.4 PROJECT CONDITIONS A. Temporary Utilities: Prepare a schedule indicating dates for implementation and termination of each temporary utility within 15 days of the date established for commencement of the Work. At the earliest feasible time, when acceptable to the Owner, change over from use of temporary service to use of the permanent service. B. Conditions of Use: Keep temporary services and facilities clean and neat in appearance. Operate in a safe and efficient manner. Take necessary fire prevention measures. Do not overload facilities, or permit them to interfere with progress. Do not allow hazardous dangerous or unsanitary conditions, or public nuisances to develop or persist on the site. PART 2 - PRODUCTS 2.1 MATERIALS A. General: Provide new materials; if acceptable to the Architect, undamaged previously used materials in serviceable condition may be used. Provide materials suitable for the use intended. B. Lumber and Plywood: Comply with requirements in Division - 6 Section “Rough Carpentry.” 1. For signs and directory boards, provide exterior type, Grade B-B High Density Concrete Form Overlay Plywood conforming to PS-1, of sizes and thickness indicated. 2. For fences, barriers, sidewalk bridges and similar uses, provide minimum 5/8 inch thick exterior plywood. Renovation to Existing Bathroom TEMPORARY FACILITIES at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01500-3 TEMPORARY FACILITIES 01500-3 C. Gypsum Wallboard: Provide gypsum wallboard complying with requirements of ASTM C 36 on interior walls of temporary partitions. D. Paint: Comply with requirements of Division - 9 Section “Finish Painting.” 1. For sign panels and applying graphics, provide exterior grade alkyd gloss enamel over exterior primer. 2. For interior temporary partitions, provide two coats interior latex flat wall paint. E. Tarpaulins: Provide waterproof, fire-resistant, UL labeled tarpaulins with flame-spread rating of 15 or less. For temporary enclosures provide translucent nylon reinforced laminated polyethylene or polyvinyl chloride fire retardant tarpaulins. F Water: Owner to provide temporary water for the purposes of construction activity. Water service will be available for Contractor’s use upon approval of the Owner. G. Open-Mesh Fencing: Provide 11-gage, galvanized 2-inch, chain link fabric fencing 6-feet high with galvanized barbed wire top strand and galvanized steel pipe posts, 1 1⁄2 inch I.D. for line posts and 2 1⁄2 inch I.D. for corner posts. 2.2 EQUIPMENT A. General: Provide new equipment; if acceptable to the Architect, undamaged, previously used equipment in serviceable condition may be used. Provide equipment suitable for use intended. B. Water Hoses: Provide 3⁄4 inch heavy-duty, abrasion-resistant, flexible rubber hose 100 ft. long, with pressure rating greater than the maximum pressure of the water distribution system; provide adjustable shut-off nozzles at hose discharge. C. Electrical Outlets: Provide properly configured NEMA polarized outlets to prevent insertion of 110-120 volt plugs into higher voltage outlets. Provide receptacle outlets equipped with ground-fault circuit interrupters, reset button and pilot light, for connection of power tools and equipment. D. Electrical Power Cords: Provide grounded extension cords; use “hard- service” cords where exposed to abrasion and traffic. Provide waterproof connectors to connect separate lengths of electric cords, if single lengths will not reach areas where construction activities are in progress. Renovation to Existing Bathroom TEMPORARY FACILITIES at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01500-4 TEMPORARY FACILITIES 01500-4 E. Lamps and Light Fixtures: Provide general service incandescent lamps of wattage required for adequate illumination. Provide guard cages or tempered glass enclosures, where exposed to breakage. Provide exterior fixtures where exposed to moisture. F. First Aid Supplies: Comply with governing regulations. G. Fire Extinguishers: Provide hand-carried, portable UL-rated, class “All fire extinguishers for temporary offices and similar spaces. In other locations provide hand-carried, portable, UL-rated, class “ABC” dry chemical extinguishers, or a combination of extinguishers of NFPA recommended classes for the exposures. 1. Comply with NFPA 10 and 241 for classification, extinguishing agent and size required by location and class of fire exposure. PART 3 - EXECUTION 3.1 INSTALLATION A. Use qualified personnel for installation of temporary facilities. Locate facilities where they will serve the Project adequately and result in minimum interference with performance of the Work. Relocate and modify facilities as required, at no additional cost to the Owner. B. Provide each facility ready for use when needed to avoid delay. Maintain and modify as required. Do not remove until facilities are no longer needed, or are replaced by authorized use of completed permanent facilities. 3.2 TEMPORARY UTILITY INSTALLATION A. General: Where required, engage the appropriate local utility company to install temporary service or connect to existing service. Where the company provides only part of the service, provide the remainder with matching, compatible materials and equipment; comply with the company’s recommendations. 1. Arrange with the company and existing users for a time when service can be interrupted, where necessary, to make connections for temporary services. 2. Provide adequate capacity at each stage of construction. Prior to temporary utility availability, provide trucked-in services. Renovation to Existing Bathroom TEMPORARY FACILITIES at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01500-5 TEMPORARY FACILITIES 01500-5 B. Water Service: Owner to provide water service for the purposes of construction activity. The Owner shall be responsible for all costs associated with water service and distribution. C. Temporary Lighting: Whenever overhead floor or roof deck has been installed, provide temporary lighting with local switching. 1. Install and operate temporary lighting that will fulfill security and protection requirements, without operating the entire system, and will provide adequate illumination for construction operations and traffic conditions. E. Temporary Telephones: Contractor to provide all telephones required for Contractor’s use during the extent of construction and pay all costs for installation, use, and removal. Telephones required by separate contractor’s shall be installed, removed, and paid for by that contractor. 1. At Contractor’s telephone, post a list of important telephone numbers. 3.3 TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION AND SUPPORT FACILITIES INSTALLATION A. Locate field offices, storage sheds, sanitary facilities and other temporary construction and support facilities for easy access. 1. Confine apparatus, storage materials, equipment, supplies and operations to the areas bounded by the Contract and on-site limits as shown on the drawings. 2. Maintain temporary construction and support facilities until near Substantial Completion. Remove prior to Substantial Completion. Personnel remaining after Substantial Completion will be permitted to use permanent facilities, under conditions acceptable to the Owner. B. With the cooperation of all trades and separate Contractors involved, the Contractor may utilize the permanent heating and ventilating system when completely installed and operational, providing the following conditions are met by the Contractor at no additional cost to the Owner: 1. The Contractor shall minimize interruption of heat and hot water to areas of the building being utilized by the Owner and shall take adequate precaution to prevent any damage from occurring due to lack of heat. 2. The Contractor shall take all necessary precautions to prevent waste of heat due to excessive ventilation of careless operation of openings in the building. Renovation to Existing Bathroom TEMPORARY FACILITIES at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01500-6 TEMPORARY FACILITIES 01500-6 3. The system shall be protected from freezing. Any frost damage shall be repaired at the Contractor’s cost. 4. Arrangements shall be made to monitor the system operation at night and over weekends and holidays by the Contractor. 5. All safety controls shall be installed and operating. 6. All equipment shall be serviced and brought back to “as new” condition to the Architect’s satisfaction before acceptance by the Owner. 7. All equipment warranties and guarantees shall be extended so that their full term is available to the Owner from the date of acceptance. 8. All permanent HVAC systems utilized for heat shall be cleaned throughout the system, including but not limited to the ductwork, cores, and coils of equipment, etc. Replacement of filters alone does not constitute a thorough cleaning. 9. All costs for fuel shall be the responsibility of the Contractor until Substantial Completion if permanent systems are functioning and energy efficient measures are installed. C. Storage and Fabrication Sheds: Install storage and fabrication sheds, sized, furnished and equipped to accommodate materials and equipment involved, including temporary utility service. Sheds may be open shelters or fully enclosed spaces on the site. H. Drinking Water Facilities: Provide containerized tap-dispenser bottled- water type drinking water units, including paper supply. 1. Where power is accessible, provide electric water coolers to maintain dispensed water temperature at 45 to 55 deg F (7 to 13 deg C). I. Temporary Enclosures: Provide temporary enclosure for protection of construction in progress and completed, from exposure, foul weather, other construction operations and similar activities. 1. Where heat is needed and the permanent building enclosure is not complete, provide temporary enclosures where there is no other provision for containment of heat. Coordinate enclosure with ventilating and material drying or curing requirements to avoid dangerous conditions and effects. 2. Install tarpaulins securely, with incombustible wood framing and other materials. Close openings of 25 square feet or less with plywood or similar materials. 3. Close openings through floor or roof decks and horizontal surfaces with load-bearing wood-framed construction. 4. Where temporary wood or plywood enclosure exceeds 100 square feet in area, use UL-labeled fire-retardant treated material for framing and main sheathing. Renovation to Existing Bathroom TEMPORARY FACILITIES at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01500-7 TEMPORARY FACILITIES 01500-7 J. Protection: 1. Protect the building at all times from damages from rain water, spring water, ground water, backing up of drains and sewers and all other water. Provide all pumps, equipment and enclosures to insure this protection. 2. Remove all snow and ice as may be required for proper protection and prosecution of the work. 3. Provide all shoring, bracing and sheeting as required for safety and for proper execution of work. 4. Protect all work from damage during cold weather. if low temperatures make it impossible to continue operations safely in spite of cold weather precautions, cease work and so notify Architect. Repair and/or replacement of all work damaged from frost, freezing or any elements of the weather are the responsibility of the Contractor. 5. Protect the building and the site from damage, loss or liability due to theft or vandalism when the work is not in progress at night, weekends, or holidays. 6. Exercise precaution for the protection of persons and property at all times. Observe the provisions of applicable laws and construction codes. Take additional safety and health measures, or cause such measures to be taken as reasonably necessary. Maintain guards on machinery, equipment and other hazards as set forth in the safety provisions of the Manual of Accident Prevention in Construction, published by the Associated Contractors of America, to the extent that such provisions are not in contravention of applicable laws. 7. Protect and preserve in operating conditions all utilities traversing the work area. Repair all damages to any utility due to work performed under this Contract, to the satisfaction of the Architect at no additional cost to the Owner. K. Temporary Lifts and Hoists: Provide facilities for hoisting materials, rubbish, and employees. Truck cranes and similar devices used for hoisting materials are considered “tools and equipment” and not temporary facilities. L. Project Identification and Temporary Signs: Contractor to provide project identification and other signs of the size indicated; install signs where indicated to inform the public and persons seeking entrance to the Project. Support on posts or framing of preservative treated wood. Do not permit installation of unauthorized signs. Wording and layout to be provided by Architect. Renovation to Existing Bathroom TEMPORARY FACILITIES at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01500-8 TEMPORARY FACILITIES 01500-8 1. Project Identification Sign: Erect a 4 feet x 8 feet x 3⁄4 inches plywood sign. Frame with 2 x 4 center cross bracing, and two 4 x 4 x 12 feet long posts in 12 inch diameter by 4 feet deep concrete piers. Mount sign to framing with four 3/8 inch diameter lug bolts and washers on each side of the sign. 2. Engage an experienced sign painter to apply graphics. Apply three coats to the sign face, and one coat to the sides and rear. Architect to provide project sign layout and lettering. 3. Temporary Signs: Prepare signs to provide directional information to construction personnel and visitors. M. Collection and Disposal of Waste: Collect waste from construction areas and elsewhere daily. Comply with requirements of NFPA 241 for removal of combustible waste material and debris. Enforce requirements strictly. Do not hold materials more than 7 days during normal weather or 3 days when the temperature is expected to rise above 80 deg F (27 deg C). Handle hazardous, dangerous, or unsanitary waste materials separately from other waste by containerizing properly. Dispose of material in a lawful manner. The Contractor shall furnish and maintain dumpster service on-site for the removal of all waste material and debris. It is the responsibility of each contractor utilized for the completion of this project to remove all associated waste material and debris from the job site on a daily basis and place into appropriate waste receptacle as directed by the Contractor. 3.4 SECURITY AND PROTECTION FACILITIES INSTALLATION A. Except for use of permanent fire protection as soon as available, do not change over from use of temporary security and protection facilities to permanent facilities until Substantial Completion, or longer as requested by the Architect. B. Temporary Fire Protection: Until fire protection needs are supplied by permanent facilities, install and maintain temporary fire protection facilities of the types needed to protect against reasonably predictable and controllable fire losses. Comply with NFPA 10 “Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers,” and NFPA 241 “Standard for Safeguarding Construction, Alterations and Demolition Operations. 1. Locate fire extinguishers where convenient and effective for their intended purpose, but not less than one extinguisher on each floor. 2. Store combustible materials in containers in fire-safe locations. 3. Maintain unobstructed access to fire extinguishers, fire hydrants, temporary fire protection facilities, stairways and other access routes for fighting fires. Prohibit smoking in hazardous fire exposure areas. Renovation to Existing Bathroom TEMPORARY FACILITIES at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01500-9 TEMPORARY FACILITIES 01500-9 4. Provide supervision of welding operations, combustion type temporary heating units, and similar sources of fire ignition. 5. No gasoline may be stored in or close to the building at any time. C. Permanent Fire Protection: At the earliest feasible date in each area of the Project, complete installation of the permanent fire protection facility, including connected services, and place into operation and use. Instruct key personnel on use of facilities. D. Barricades, Warning Signs and Lights: Comply with standards and code requirements for erection of structurally adequate barricades. Paint with appropriate colors, graphics and warning signs to inform personnel and the public of the hazard being protected against. Where appropriate and needed provide lighting, including flashing red or amber lights. E. Security Enclosure and Lockup: Install substantial temporary enclosure of partially completed areas of construction. Provide locking entrances to prevent unauthorized entrance, vandalism, theft and similar violations of security. 1. Storage: Where materials and equipment must be stored, and are of value or attractive for theft, provide a secure lockup. Enforce discipline in connection with the installation and release of material to minimize the opportunity for theft and vandalism. F. Environmental Protection: Provide protection, operate temporary facilities and, conduct construction in ways and by methods that comply with environmental regulations, and minimize the possibility that air, waterways and subsoil might be contaminated or polluted, or that other undesirable effects might result. Avoid use of tools and equipment which produce harmful noise. Restrict use of noise making tools and equipment to hours that will minimize complaints from persons or firms near the site. 3.5 OPERATION, TERMINATION AND REMOVAL A. Supervision: Enforce strict discipline in use of temporary facilities. Limit availability of temporary facilities to essential and intended uses to minimize waste and abuse. B. Maintenance: Maintain facilities in good operating condition until removal. Protect from damage by freezing temperatures and similar elements. 1. Maintain operation of temporary enclosures, heating, cooling, humidity control, ventilation and similar facilities on a 24-hour day basis where required to achieve indicated results and to avoid possibility of damage. Renovation to Existing Bathroom TEMPORARY FACILITIES at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01500-10 TEMPORARY FACILITIES 01500-10 2. Protection: Prevent water filled piping from freezing. Maintain markers for underground lines. Protect from damage during excavation operations. C. Termination and Removal: Unless the Architect requests that it be maintained longer, the contractor responsible for its installation shall remove each temporary facility when the need has ended, or when replaced by authorized use of a permanent facility, or no later than Substantial Completion. Complete or, if necessary, restore permanent construction that may have been delayed because of interference with the temporary facility. Repair damaged Work, clean exposed surfaces and replace construction that cannot be satisfactorily repaired. 1. Materials and facilities that constitute temporary facilities are property of the Contractor. The Owner reserves the right to take possession of Project identification signs. 2. Remove temporary paving that is not intended for or acceptable for integration into permanent paving. Where the area is intended for landscape development, remove soil and aggregate fill that does not comply with requirements for fill or subsoil in the area. Remove materials contaminated with road oil, asphalt and other petrochemical compounds, and other substances which might impair growth of plant materials or lawns. Repair or replace existing and new street paving, curbs and sidewalks and grassed areas at the temporary entrances, as required by the governing authority. 3. At Substantial Completion, clean and renovate existing and new permanent facilities that have been used during the construction period, including but not limited to: a. Replace air filters and clean inside of ductwork and housings (new construction areas only). b. Replace significantly worn parts and parts that have been subject to unusual operating conditions. c. Replace lamps that are burned out or noticeably dimmed by substantial hours of use. END OF SECTION 01500 REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, Renovation to Existing Bathroom MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01600-1 REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT 01600-1 REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT SECTION 01600 PART 1 -GENERAL 1.1 A. Instructions to Bidders, AIA Document A201, “The General Conditions of the Contract for Construction,” 15th Edition, 1997, the Supplementary General Conditions and Division 1, General Requirements, are a part of this Section and shall be binding on the Contractor and/or Subcontractor who performs this work. Note also all Addenda. RELATED DOCUMENTS 1.2 SUMMARY A. This Section specifies applicability of industry standards to products specified, administrative and procedural requirements governing the Contractor’s selection of products for use in the Project. B. Submittals and administrative procedures for handling requests for substitutions made after award of the Contract are included under Section 01300, “Submittals and Product Substitutions.” 1.3 DEFINITIONS A. General: Basic Contract definitions are included in the Conditions of the Contract. B. Indicated: The term indicated refers to graphic representations, notes, or schedules on the Drawings, or other Paragraphs or Schedules in the Specifications, and similar requirements in the Contract Documents. Terms such as shown, noted, scheduled, and specified are used to help the reader locate the reference. There is no limitation on location. C. Directed: Terms such as directed, requested, authorized, selected, approved, required, and permitted mean directed by the Architect, requested by the Architect, and similar phrases. D. Approved: The term approved, when used in conjunction with the Architect’s action on the Contractor’s submittals, applications, and requests, is limited to the Architect’s duties and responsibilities as stated in the Conditions of the Contract. E. Regulations: The term regulations includes laws, ordinances, statutes, and lawful orders issued by authorities having jurisdiction, as well as rules, conventions, and agreements within the construction industry that control performance of the Work. REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, Renovation to Existing Bathroom MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01600-2 REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT 01600-2 F. Furnish: The term furnish means supply and deliver to the Project site, ready for unloading, unpacking, assembly, installation, and similar operations. G. Install: The term install describes operations at the Project site including the actual unloading, unpacking, assembly, erection, placing, anchoring, applying, working to dimension, finishing, curing, protecting, cleaning, and similar operations. H. Provide: The term provide means to furnish and install, complete and ready for the intended use. I. Installer: An Installer is the Contractor or another entity engaged by the Contractor, either as an employee, subcontractor, or contractor of lower tier, to perform a particular construction activity, including installation, erection, application, and similar operations. Installers are required to be experienced in the operations they are engaged to perform. 1. The term experienced, when used with the term Installer, means having a minimum of five previous projects similar in size and scope to this Project, being familiar with the special requirements indicated, and having complied with requirements of the authority having jurisdiction. 2. Trades: Using terms such as carpentry is not intended to imply that certain construction activities must be performed by accredited or unionized individuals of a corresponding generic name, such as carpenter. It also does not imply that requirements specified apply exclusively to tradespersons of the corresponding generic name. 3. Assigning Specialists: Certain Sections of the Specifications require that specific construction activities shall be performed by specialists who are recognized experts in those operations. The specialists must be engaged for those activities, and their assignments are requirements over which the Contractor has no choice or option. However, the ultimate responsibility for fulfilling Contract requirements remains with the Contractor. a. This requirement shall not be interpreted to conflict with enforcing building codes and similar regulations governing the Work. It is also not intended to interfere with local trade union jurisdictional settlements and similar conventions. J. Project site is the space available to the Contractor for performing construction activities either exclusively or in conjunction with others performing other work as part of the Project. The extent of the Project site REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, Renovation to Existing Bathroom MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01600-3 REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT 01600-3 is shown on the Drawings and may or may not be identical with the description of the land on which the Project is to be built. K. Testing Agencies: A testing agency is an independent entity engaged to perform specific inspections or tests, either at the Project site or elsewhere, and to report on and, if required, to interpret results of those inspections or tests. L. Definitions used in this Article are not intended to change the meaning of other terms used in the Contract Documents, such as “specialties,” “systems,” “structure,” “finishes,” “accessories,” and similar terms. Such terms such are self-explanatory and have well recognized meanings in the construction industry. 1. “Products” are items purchased for incorporation in the Work, whether purchased for the Project or taken from previously purchased stock. The term “product” includes the terms “material,” “equipment,” “system,” and terms of similar intent. a. “Named Products” are items identified by manufacturer’s product name, including make or model designation, indicated in the manufacturer’s published product literature, that is current as the date of the Contract Documents. 2. “Materials” are products that are substantially shaped, cut, worked, mixed, finished, refined or otherwise fabricated, processed, or installed to form a part of the Work. 3. “Equipment” is a product with operational parts, whether motorized or manually operated, that requires service connections such as wiring or piping. 1.4 SPECIFICATION FORMAT AND CONTENT EXPLANATION A. These Specifications with the accompanying Drawings are intended to describe and illustrate all material, labor, and equipment necessary to complete construction for the Kitchen and Servery Renovation Doolittle Elementary School, Cheshire, CT B. Specification Format: These Specifications are organized into Divisions and Sections based on the Construction Specifications Institute’s 16 Division format and MASTERFORMAT numbering system. C. Specification Content: This Specification uses certain conventions regarding the style of language and the intended meaning of certain terms, words, and phrases when used in particular situations or circumstances. These conventions are explained as follows: REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, Renovation to Existing Bathroom MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01600-4 REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT 01600-4 1. Abbreviated Language: Language used in Specifications and other Contract Documents is abbreviated. words and meanings shall be interpreted as appropriate. Words that are implied, but not stated, shall be interpolated as the sense requires. Singular words will be interpreted as plural and plural words interpreted as singular where applicable as the context of the Contract Documents indicates. 2. Imperative and streamlined language is used generally in the Specifications. Requirements expressed in the imperative mood are to be performed by the Contractor. At certain locations in the Text, subjective language is used for clarity to describe responsibilities that must be fulfilled indirectly by the Contractor, or by others when so noted. a. The words “shall be” are implied wherever a colon (:) is used within a sentence or phrase. D. In general, the Specifications will describe the “quality” of the work and the Drawings, the “extent” of the work. The Drawings and Specifications are cooperative and supplementary, however, and each item of the work is not necessarily mentioned in both the Drawings and the Specifications. All work necessary to complete the project, so described, is to be included in this Contract. E. In case of disagreement between Drawings and Specifications, or within either document itself, the better quality or greater quantity of work for decision and/or adjustment. Any work done by the Contractor without consulting the Architect, when the same requires a decision, shall be done at the Contractor’s risk. F. Omissions or Errors: If any omissions or errors are noted or instructions at variance with the obvious intent of the documents, it is the responsibility of the Contractor to call them to the Architect’s attention before signing the Contract. 1.5 SUBMITTALS A. Comply with requirements contained in Section 01300, “Submittals and Product Substitutions”. 1.6 QUALITY ASSURANCE A. Source Limitations: To the fullest extent possible, provide products of the same kind, from a single source. REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, Renovation to Existing Bathroom MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01600-5 REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT 01600-5 B. Compatibility of Options: When the Contractor is given the option of selecting between two or more products for use on the Project, the product selected shall be compatible with products previously selected, even if previously selected products were also options. C. Responsibility to furnish material: Listing or mention of materials is sufficient indication to make it the Contractor’s responsibility to furnish said materials in accordance with the grades or standards indicate d, free from defects impairing strength, durability or appearance, and in sufficient quantity for the proper and complete execution of the work, unless specifically stated otherwise. D. Responsibility for or methods: The listing or mention of any method of installation, erection, fabrication or workmanship shall not operate to make the contractor an agent, but shall be for the sole purpose of setting a standard of quality for the finished work. Contractor is free to use any alternate method, provided only that, prior to the start of the work, such alternate method is approved in writing by the Architect, as resulting in quality equal to that intended by these documents. Unless an alternate method is approved, all work shall be in strict accordance with all methods of installation, erection, fabrication and workmanship listed or mentioned herein. 1.7 INDUSTRY STANDARDS A. Compliance: Furnish all materials and accomplish all work in accordance with the grades or standards of materials ‘ standards of workmanship, and manufacturer’s literature, as referenced in these documents. B. Applicability of Standards: Except where the Contract Documents include more stringent requirements, applicable construction industry standards have the same force and effect as if bound or copied directly into the Contract Documents to the extent referenced. Such standards are made a part of the Contract Documents by reference. C. Publication Dates: Comply with the standards in effect as of the date of the Contract Documents. D. Conflicting Requirements: Where compliance with two or more standards is specified and where the standards may establish different or conflicting requirements for minimum quantities or quality levels, refer requirements that are different, but apparently equal, and uncertainties to the Architect for a decision before proceeding. 1. Minimum Quantity or Quality Levels: The quantity or quality level shown or specified shall be the minimum provided or performed. REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, Renovation to Existing Bathroom MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01600-6 REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT 01600-6 The actual installation may comply exactly with the minimum quantity or quality specified, or it may exceed the minimum within reasonable limits. To comply with these requirements, indicated numeric values are minimum or maximum, as appropriate, for the context of the requirements. Refer uncertainties to the Architect for a decision before proceeding. E. Copies of Standards: Each entity engaged in construction on the Project is required to be familiar with industry standards applicable to its construction activity. Copies of applicable standards are not bound with the Contract Documents. 1. Where copies of standards are needed to perform a required construction activity, the Contractor shall obtain copies directly from the publication source. F. Abbreviations and Names: Trade association names and titles of general standards are frequently abbreviated. Where such acronyms or abbreviations are used in the Specifications or other Contract Documents, they mean the recognized name of the trade association, standards- generating organization, authority having jurisdiction, or other entity applicable to the context of the text provision. Refer to the “Encyclopedia of Associations,” published by Gale Research Co., available in most libraries. 1.8 PRODUCT DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING A. Deliver, store and handle products in accordance with the Architect’s and manufacturer’s recommendations, using means and methods that will prevent damage, deterioration and loss, including theft. 1. Schedule delivery to minimize long-term storage at the site and to prevent overcrowding of construction spaces. 2. Coordinate delivery with installation time to ensure minimum holding time for items that are flammable, hazardous, easily damaged, or sensitive to deterioration, theft and other losses. 3. Deliver products to the site in the manufacturer’s original sealed container or other packaging system, complete with labels and instructions for handling, storing, unpacking, protecting and installing. 4. Inspect products upon delivery to ensure compliance with the Contract Documents, and to ensure that products are undamaged and properly protected. 5. Store products at the site in a manner that will facilitate inspection and measurement of quantity or counting of units. REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, Renovation to Existing Bathroom MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01600-7 REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT 01600-7 6. Store heavy materials away from the Project structure in a manner that will not endanger the supporting construction. 7. Store products subject to damage by the elements above ground, under cover in a weathertight enclosure, with ventilation adequate to prevent condensation. Maintain temperature and humidity within range required by manufacturer’s instructions. 8. Packages, materials and equipment showing evidence of damage may be rejected by the Architect. 9. Store rigid insulation board away from the building. PART 2 - PRODUCTS 2.1 PRODUCT SELECTION A. General Product Requirements: Provide products that comply with the Contract Documents, that are undamaged and, unless otherwise indicated, unused at the time of installation. 1. Provide products complete with all accessories, trim, finish, safety guards and other devices and details needed for a complete installation and for the intended use and effect. 2. Standard Products: Where available, provide standard products of types that have been produced and used successfully in similar situations on other projects. B. Product Selection Procedures: Product selection is governed by the Contract Documents and governing regulations, not by previous Project experience. Procedures governing product selection include the following: 1. Proprietary Specification Requirements: Where only a single product or manufacturer is named, provide the product indicated, or equal to that described. 2. Semi-proprietary Specification Requirements: Where three or more products or manufacturers are named, provide one of the products indicated. No substitutions will be permitted. a. Where products or manufacturers are specified by name, accompanied by the term “or equal,” or “or approved equal” comply with the Contract Document provisions concerning “substitutions” to obtain approval for use of an unnamed product. 3. Descriptive Specification Requirements: Where Specifications describe a product or assembly, listing exact characteristics required, with or without use of a brand or trade name, provide a REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, Renovation to Existing Bathroom MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01600-8 REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT 01600-8 product or assembly that provides the characteristics and otherwise complies with Contract requirements. 4. Performance Specification Requirements: Where Specifications require compliance with performance requirements, provide products that comply with these requirements, and are recommended by the manufacturer for the application indicated. General overall performance of a product is implied where the product is specified for a specific application. a. Manufacturer’s recommendations may be contained in published product literature, or by the manufacturer’s certification of performance. 5. Compliance with Standards, Codes and Regulations: Where the Specifications only require compliance with an imposed code, standard or regulation, select a product that complies with the standards, codes or regulations specified. 6. Visual Matching: Where Specifications require matching an established Sample, the Architect’s decision will be final on whether a proposed product matches satisfactorily. a. Where no product available within the specified category matches satisfactorily and also complies with other specified requirements, comply with provisions of the Contract Documents concerning “substitutions” for selection of a matching product in another product category, or for noncompliance with specified requirements. 7. Visual Selection: Where specified product requirements include the phrase “ .... as selected from manufacturer’s standard colors, patterns, textures ..... ” or a similar phrase, select a product and manufacturer that complies with other specified requirements. The Architect will select the color, pattern and texture from the product line selected. PART 3 - EXECUTION 3.1 INSTALLATION OF PRODUCTS: A. Comply with manufacturer’s instructions and recommendations for installation of products in the applications indicated. Anchor each product securely in place, accurately located and aligned with other Work. REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, Renovation to Existing Bathroom MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01600-9 REFERENCE STANDARDS, DEFINITIONS, MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT 01600-9 1. Clean exposed surfaces and protect as necessary to ensure freedom from damage and deterioration at time of Substantial Completion. END OF SECTION 01600 Renovation to Existing Bathroom STORAGE AND PROTECTION at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01620-1 STORAGE AND PROTECTION 01620-1 STORAGE AND PROTECTION SECTION 01620 PART 1 -GENERAL 1.1 A. Instructions to Bidders, AIA Document A201, “The General Conditions of the Contract for Construction,” 15th Edition, 1997, the Supplementary General Conditions and Division 1, General Requirements, are a part of this Section and shall be binding on the Contractor and/or Subcontractor who performs this work. Note also all Addenda. RELATED DOCUMENTS 1.02 SCOPE OF THE WORK A. Furnishings disturbed by the work shall be relocated and stored within the building by the General Contractor. This equipment will be cleaned and reinstalled by the General Contractor. B. New furnishings and equipment purchased by the Owner shall be installed by the Owner. New furnishings and equipment purchased supplied under this project shall be installed by the Contractor. 1.03 PROCEDURE A. Loose materials, books and supplies shall be boxed and removed from the area of Work by the Owner prior to the arrival of the Contractor’s forces. B. Movable furnishings shall be marked by the Contractor for return or relocation in accordance with a Key Plan generated by the Contractor as required. Labels shall be at least 2" x 3" in size and shall be easily removable without damage to, or residue left on, the applied surfaces. C. Electronic equipment including but not limited to computers (PC’s), typewriters, copy machines, etc. shall be removed from the area of Work by the Owner prior to the arrival of the Contractor’s forces. The Contractor shall coordinate with the Owner any other items in question. D. The Contractor shall properly package or otherwise protect all items moved and stored to insure their safe relocation. All such packaging and protective gear shall be provided at no additional cost to Montville Public Schools and shall be removed by the Contractor upon completion of the reinstallation phase. E. The Contractor shall provide a complete written inventory of all boxes, furnishings, equipment, etc. just prior to removal for storage. This inventory shall be monitored by the Owner’s Representative. The same inventory will be utilized when the materials are returned for reinstallation. Renovation to Existing Bathroom STORAGE AND PROTECTION at Quinnipiac Park, Cheshire, CT 01620-2 STORAGE AND PROTECTION 01620-2 F. Boxes packed by the Owner shall be unpacked by the Owner. 1.04 STORAGE A. All materials removed shall be stored in a dry secure environment. Storage location is at the Contractor’s option. The Contractor together with the General Contractor can utilize areas within the building to store boxes, equipment and furnishings. The Contractor can also opt for the use of on site storage trailer boxes that are dry and secure, or off site insured warehousing controlled by the Contractor. In all cases, the Contractor shall be responsible for providing safe, dry and secure storage. 1.05 CLEANING A. The Contractor shall be responsible for reinstalling all furnishings and equipment in a clean, dust free, ready to use and in an acceptable condition to the Owner and Architect. END OF SECTION 01620

Dates

Start Date

25 Dec, 2022 (1 month ago)

Due Date

09 Jan, 2023 (28 days ago)

Location

Country : United StatesState : Connecticut