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|STANLEY “SCSS–700VSEC” FIRE ALARM|
DISTRIBUTED VOICE/MASS NOTIFICATION SYSTEM
SECTION ONE: GENERAL
This specification document provides the requirements for the installation, programming and configuration of a complete Stanley SCSS-700VSEC digital protocol analog addressable fire alarm system with distributed voice/mass notification. This system shall include, but not be limited to, system cabinet, power supply, built in Signaling Line Circuit (SLC), 160 character LCD annunciator, eight programmable Flexputs, built in dual line digital communicator associated peripheral devices, batteries, wiring, conduit and other relevant components and accessories required to furnish a complete and operational Life Safety System. SCSS-700 has the interconnection capability for up to 8 panels. The system has two modes of operation, multiple panels covering one larger building, or multiple independent buildings. SCSS-700ND is used in a networked system where at least one SCSS-700 is in the system. It is the same as an SCSS-700 without the display.
1.2 Work Included
1.2.1 General Requirements
The contractor shall furnish and install a complete 24 VDC, electrically supervised, analog addressable fire alarm system as specified herein and indicated on the drawings. The system shall include but not be limited to all control panels, power supplies, initiating devices, audible and visual notification appliances, alarm devices, and all accessories required to provide a complete operating fire alarm system.
All fire alarm system equipment shall be listed for it’s intended purpose and be compatibility listed to assure the integrity of the complete system.
The fire alarm equipment and installation shall comply with the current provisions of the following standards and shall be listed for it’s intended purpose and be compatibility listed to insure integrity of the complete system.
1.3.1 National Electric Code, Article 760
NFPA 70 National Electrical Code
NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm Code
NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
BOCA, National Building Code, Mechanical Code, Fire Prevention Code
1.3.4 Local Authorities Having Jurisdiction
1.3.5 Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
All equipment shall be approved by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. for it’s intended purpose, listed as power limited by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., for the following standards as applicable:
UL 864 UOJZ Control units for Fire Protective Signaling Systems
Local Signaling Unit
Central Station Signaling Protected Premises Unit
Remote Signaling Protected Premises Unit.
UL 268 Smoke Detectors for Fire Protective Signaling systems.
UL 268A Smoke Detectors for duct applications
UL 217 Smoke Detectors for Single Stations
UL 521 Heat Detectors for Fire Protective Signaling systems.
UL 228 Door Holders for Fire Protective Signaling systems.
UL 464 Audible Signaling appliances
UL 1638 Visual Signaling appliances
UL 38 Manually Activated Signaling Boxes
UL 346 Waterflow indicators for Fire Protective Signaling systems.
UL 1481 Power Supplies for Fire Protective Signaling systems.
UL 2572 Communication and Control Units for Mass Notification Systems
1.3.6 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
All visual Notification appliances and manual pull stations shall comply with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The contractor shall submit three (3) complete sets of documentation within thirty (30) calendar days after award of the purchase order. Indicated in the document will be the type, size, rating, style, catalog number, manufacturers’ names, photos, and /or catalog data sheets for all items proposed to meet these specifications. The proposed equipment shall be subject to the approval of the Architect/Engineer and no equipment shall be ordered or installed on the premises without that approval.
NOTE: DOCUMENTATION - Submittal of shop drawings shall contain at least three (3) copies of original manufacturer specification and installation instruction sheets. Subsequent information may be copies. All equipment and devices on the shop drawings to be furnished under this contract shall be clearly marked in the specification sheets.
Suppliers’ qualifications shall be submitted indicating years in business, service policies, warranty definitions, NICET certification, and completion of factory training program and a list of similar installations.
Contractor qualifications shall be supplied indicating years in business and prior experience with installations that include the type of equipment that is to be supplied.
The contractor shall provide hourly Service Rates, performed by a factory trained technician for this installed Life Safety System with the submittal. Proof of training and authorization shall be included with the submittal. These hourly service rates shall be guaranteed for a 1-year period.
1.4.2 Contract close-out Submittals
Deliver two (2) copies of the following to the owner’s representative within Thirty (30) days of system acceptance. The closeout submittals shall include:
3- All drawings must reflect device address as verified in the presence of the engineer and/or end user.
Warranty all materials, installation and workmanship for a one (1) year period, unless otherwise specified. A copy of the manufacturer warranty shall be provided with the close out documentation.
This Life Safety System Specification must be conformed to in its entirety to ensure that the installed and programmed Life Safety System will accommodate all of the requirements and operations required by the building owner. Any specified item or operational feature not specifically addressed prior to the bid date will be required to be met without exception.
Submission of product purported to be equal to those specified herein will be considered as possible substitutes only when all of the following requirements have been met:
3- The contractor or substitute bidder shall functionally demonstrate that the proposed substitute products are in fact equal in quality and performance to those specified herein.
All equipment furnished for this project shall be new and unused. All components shall be designed for uninterrupted duty. All equipment, materials, accessories, devices and other facilities covered by this specification or noted on the contract drawings and installation specification shall be best suited for the intended use and shall be provided by a single manufacturer. If any of the equipment provided under this specification is provided by different manufacturers, then that equipment shall be “Listed” as to its compatibility by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), if such compatibility is required by UL standards.
1.4.6 Satisfying the Entire Intent of these Specifications
It is the contractor’s responsibility to meet the entire intent of these specifications.
Deviations from the specified items shall be at the risk of the contractor until the date of final acceptance by the architect, engineer, and owner’s representative.
All costs for removal, relocation, or replacement of a substituted item shall be at the risk of the electrical contractor.