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|INTELLIKNIGHT 5820XL FIRE ALARM|
CONTROL COMMUNICATOR SYSTEM
FOR USE WITH FIRMWARE VERSION 7.x
7550 Meridian Circle Suite 100
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Fax: (612) 493-6475
SECTION ONE: GENERAL
This specification document provides the requirements for the installation, programming and configuration of a complete IntelliKnight 5820XL digital protocol addressable fire alarm system. This system shall include, but not be limited to, system cabinet, power supply, built in Signaling Line Circuit (SLC), 80 character LCD annunciator, six programmable “Flexput” circuits, 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.
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
1.3.2 National Fire Protection Association Standards:
NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm Code
NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
1.3.3 Local and State Building Codes
1.3.4 Local Authorities Having Jurisdiction
1.3.5 Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
All equipment shall be approved by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. for its 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.
Water Deluge Releasing 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.
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.
1.3 General Requirements
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, 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.
1.3.2 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:
1- Any deviation from the equipment, operations, methods, design or other criteria specified herein must be submitted in detail to the specifying Architect or Engineer a minimum of ten (10) working days prior to the scheduled submission of bids. Each deviation from the operation detailed in these specifications must be documented in detail, including page number and section number, which lists the system function for which the substitution is being proposed.
2- A complete list of such substituted products with three (3) copies of working drawings thereof shall be submitted to the approved Architect and/or Consulting Engineer not less than ten (10) working days prior to the scheduled submission of bids.
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.
1.3.5 General Equipment and Materials Requirements
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.
1.3.6 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.
SECTION TWO: SPECIFICATIONS
2.1.1 Control Panel
The fire alarm control panel (FACP) shall be the IntelliKnight 5820XL analog addressable control panel. The FACP must have a 5 amp power supply and be capable of expansion to a maximum of 45 total amps via bus connected expander modules that supervise low battery, loss of AC and loss of communication.
The FACP must have Drift Compensation sensitivity capabilities on detectors and be capable of supporting 127 addressable points and expandable to a maximum of 508 addressable points. This shall be accomplished via three signaling line circuits (SLC) capable of supporting a minimum of 127 devices each. The communication protocol on the SLC loop must be digital.
The FACP must support a minimum of six programmable “Flexput” circuits. The panel must have a built in 80 character LCD annunciator with the capability of having an additional eight supervised remote annunciators connected in the field.
The FACP must have a built in UL approved digital communicator. The communicator must allow local and remote up/downloading of system operating options, event history, and detector sensitivity data. The FACP must automatically test the smoke detectors in compliance with NFPA standards to ensure that they are within listed sensitivity parameters and be listed with Underwriters Laboratories for this purpose.
The FACP must compensate for the accumulation of contaminants that affect detector sensitivity. Maintenance alert feature (differentiated from trouble condition), detector sensitivity selection, auto-programming mode (Jumpstart) and the ability to upgrade the core operating software on site or over the telephone.
The FACP shall have a Jumpstart feature that can automatically enroll all properly connected accessories into a functional system within 60 seconds of powering up the panel. Panels that do not have these capabilities will not be accepted.
The main communication bus (S-Bus RS485) shall be capable of class A or class B configuration with a total Bus length of 6,000 feet.
2.1.2 System Wiring
The SLC and Data Communication Bus shall be wired with standard NEC 760 compliant wiring, no twisted, shielded or mid capacitance wiring is required for standard installations. All FACP screw terminals shall be capable of accepting 14-18 AWG wire.
2.1.3 Signaling Line Circuits
Each SLC shall be capable of a wiring distance of 10,000 feet from the SLC driver module and be capable of supporting 127 devices. The communication protocol to SLC devices must be digital. Any SLC loop device, which goes into alarm, must interrupt the polling cycle for priority response from the FACP. The FACP must respond consistently to a device that goes into alarm on an SLC in under 3 seconds. The auxiliary 5815XL SLC loop module must be capable of being located up to 6000 feet from the FACP on an RS-485 bus, which is separate from the SLC bus. The SLC shall be capable of functioning in a class A or class B configuration.
2.1.4 SLC loop devices
Devices supported must include analog photoelectric, ionization smoke detectors, analog heat detectors, contact monitoring modules and relay output modules. There is to be no limit to the number of any particular device type up to the maximum of 127, that can be connected to the SLC.
2.1.5 Addressable detector functions
The products of combustion detectors must communicate analog values using a digital protocol to the control panel for the following functions:
Automatic compliance with NFPA 72 standards for detector sensitivity testing
Drift compensation to assure detector is operating correctly
Maintenance alert when a detector nears the trouble condition
Trouble alert when a detector is out of tolerance
Alert control panel of analog values that indicate fire.
2.1.6 Programmable Flexputs
The FACP shall support six programmable Flexput circuits that are capable of being programmed as supervised reverse polarity notification circuits or supervised auxiliary power circuits that can be programmed as continuous, reset able or door holder power. The circuits shall also be programmable as input circuits in class A or class B configurations to support dry contact or compatible two wire smoke detectors.
The main control must have a built in annunciator annunciators with an 80 character LCD display and feature LED’s for General alarm, Supervisory, System trouble, System silence and Power. When in the normal condition the LCD shall display time and date based on a 200-year clock which is capable of automatic daylight savings time adjustments. All controls and programming keys are silicone mechanical type with tactile and audible feedback. Keys have a travel of .040 in. No membrane style buttons will be permissible. The annunciator must be able to silence and reset alarms through the use of a keypad-entered code, or by using a firefighter key. The annunciators must have twenty levels of user codes that will allow the limitation of operating system programming to authorized individuals.
2.1.8 Remote Annunciators
The fire system shall be capable of supporting up to eight remote annunciators. LCD Remote annunciators shall have the same control and display layout so that they match identically the built in annunciator. LED Remote annunciators shall have individually mapped LED’s and reset and silence inputs. The reset and silence inputs must use the same firefighters key as the LCD annunciators. Remote annunciators shall be capable of operating at a distance of 6000 feet from the main control panel on unshielded non-twisted cable.
2.1.10 Serial/Parallel interface
The fire system shall be capable of supporting up to two serial / parallel interfaces that are capable of driving standard computer style printers. The interface shall be programmable as to what information is sent to it and shall include the ability to print out Detector Status, Event History and System Programming.
2.1.11 Distributed Power Module
The fire system shall be capable of supporting up to eight Power Modules that provide 5 additional amps of power each. The modules shall have 6 programmable Flexput circuits that shall have the same functionality as the Flexput circuits on the main panel. Each power supply shall have two- (2) programmable form “C” relays on board. The power supply shall be capable of being connected via and RS-485 style bus at a maximum distance of 6000 ft. from the main control panel. The power module will also act as a bus repeater so that additional RS-485 devices can be connected at a maximum distance of 6000 ft. from the power module. The notification circuits shall be programmable as described in paragraph 2.1.6.
2.1.12 Digital Communicator
The digital communicator must be an integral part of the control panel and be capable of reporting all zones or points of alarm, supervisory, and trouble as well as all system status information such as loss of AC, low battery, ground fault, loss of supervision to any remote devices with individual and distinct messages to a central station or remote station. The communicator must also be capable of up/downloading of all system programming options, Event history and Sensitivity compliance information to a PC on site or at a remote location. The communicator shall have an answering machine bypass feature that will allow the panel to respond to communication even on phone lines that have other communication equipment present. The communicator must be capable of reporting via SIA and Contact ID formats. The communicator shall have a delayed AC loss report function which will provide a programmable report delay plus a 10-25 min random component to help ease traffic to the central station during a power outage.
2.1.13 Dry Contacts
The FACP shall have three form “C” dry contacts, one will be dedicated to trouble conditions, the other two will be programmable for alarm, trouble, supervisory, notification, pre-alarm, waterflow, manual pull, aux. 1 or aux. 2 conditions. The trouble contact shall be normal in an electrically energized state so that any total power loss (AC and Backup) will cause a trouble condition. In the event that the Microprocessor on the FACP fails the trouble contacts shall also indicate a trouble condition.
2.1.14 Ground Fault Detection
A ground fault detection circuit, to detect positive and negative grounds on all field wiring. The ground fault detector shall operate the general trouble devices as specified but shall not cause an alarm to be sounded. Ground fault will not interfere with the normal operation, such as alarm, or other trouble conditions.
2.1.15 Over current Protection
All low voltage circuits will be protected by microprocessor controlled power limiting or have self restoring polyswitches for the following: smoke detector power, main power supply, indicating appliance circuits, battery standby power and auxiliary output.
2.1.16 Test Functions
A “Lamp Test” mode shall be a standard feature of the fire alarm control panel and shall test all LED’s and the LCD display on the main panel and remote annunciators.
A “Walk Test” mode shall be a standard feature of the fire alarm control panel. The walk test feature shall function so that each alarm input tested will operate the associated notification appliance for two seconds. The FACP will then automatically perform a reset and confirm normal device operation. The event memory shall contain the information on the point tested. the zone tripped, the zone restore and the individual points return too normal.
A “Fire Drill” mode shall allow the manual testing of the fire alarm system notification circuits. The “Fire Drill” shall be capable of being controlled at the main annunciator, remote annunciators and via a remote contact input.
A “Bypass Mode” shall allow for any zone, point, group, or nac circuit to be bypassed Without effecting the operation of the total fire system.
2.1.17 Remote Input Capabilities
The control panel shall have provisions for supervised switch inputs for the purpose of Alarm reset and Alarm and trouble restore.
2.1.18 Notification Appliance Mapping Structure
All notification circuits and modules shall be programmable via a mapping structure that allows for a maximum of 250 output groups. Each of these groups shall have the ability to be triggered by any of the panels 125 Zones. A group may be triggered from zones individually, or may contain a global trigger for manual pull stations, fire drills and two different system alarms. Additionally each Zone will individually control the cadence pattern of each of the Groups that it is “Mapped” to so that sounders can indicate a variety of conditions. The Zone shall be capable of issuing a different cadence pattern for each of the Groups under its control. The mapping structure must also allow a group to be designated to “ignore cadence” for use with strobes and other continuous input devices. Zones shall have eight different output categories; Detector alarm, Trouble, Supervisory, Pre-alarm, Waterflow, Manual pull, Zone auxiliary one and Zone Auxiliary two. Each of the categories shall have the ability to control from 1 to 8 output groups with a cadence pattern. The patterns are; March code, ANSI 3.41, Single Stroke Bell Temporal, California code, Zone 1 coded, Zone 2 coded, Zone 3 coded, Zone 4 coded, Zone 5 coded, Zone 6 coded, Zone 7 coded, Zone 8 coded, Custom output pattern 1, Custom output pattern 2, Custom output pattern 3, Custom output pattern 4 and Constant. This mapping/cadence pattern shall be supported by all system power supplies and Notification Expander Modules.
2.1.19 On board programmer
The FACP shall have an on board programmer which will allow for all system functions and options to be programmed. Any panel that does not have this capability will not be accepted.
2.1.20 Downloading Software
The fire alarm control panel must support up/downloading of system programming from a PC under windows 3.1 or windows 95. The FACP must also be able to upload the detector sensitivity test results and a 1000 event system event buffer to the PC. Communication shall take place over a direct connection to the PC and/or via the same telephone lines as the built in digital communicator and shall not require an external modem to be connected to the panel. The downloading software shall contain a code that will block unauthorized persons from accessing the panel via direct connection or over the phone lines.
2.1.21 Facility Management Software
The FACP must support a facility management capable of providing off site access to FACP data that is necessary to manage fire system operation. A software package capable of uploading the detector sensitivity test results and the 1000 event system event buffer to the PC shall be required as part of the bid package. Communication shall take place over a direct connection to the PC and/or via the same telephone lines as the built in digital communicator. The facility management package must be separate from the downloader package and must not be capable of affecting programmed system options.
2.1.22 English language descriptions
The FACP shall provide the ability to have a text description of each system device input zone and output group on the system. The use of individual lights to provide descriptions will not be acceptable.
2.2 SYSTEM OPERATION
When a device indicates an alarm or supervisory condition the control panel must respond within 3 seconds. The General Alarm or Supervisory Alarm LED on the annunciator(s) shall light and the LCD shall prompt the user as to the number of current events. All notification circuits associated with the alarm or supervisory condition shall activate. If the digital dialer is being utilized it shall transmit a signal to the digital alarm receiving unit. The alarm shall also cause the appropriate door holders and air handlers to shut down. If employed all elevators shall return to the main level or an alternate level when required by the elevator specification or building code. The alarm information must be stored in event memory for later review. Event memory shall be available at the main and all remote annunciators. The alarm memory must be capable of storing up to 1000 events.
When the alarmed device is restored to normal, the control panel shall be required to be manually reset to clear the alarm condition, except that the alarms may be silenced as programmed.
Exception: When detectors are utilized in single station or multi-station applications they may be self- restoring.
An alarm shall be silenced by a code or Firefighter key at the main or remote annunciators. When silenced, this shall not prevent the resounding of subsequent events if another event should occur (subsequent alarm feature). When alarms are silenced the silenced LED on the control panel, and on any remote annunciators shall remain lit, until the alarmed device is returned to normal.
When a device indicates a trouble condition, the control panel System Trouble LED should light and the LCD should prompt the user as to the number of current events. The trouble information must be stored in event memory for later review. Event memory must be available at the main and all remote annunciators.
When the device in trouble is restored to normal, the control panel shall be automatically reset, The trouble restore information must be stored in event memory for later review. Event memory must be available at the main and all remote annunciators. A trouble shall be silenced by a code or Firefighter key at the main or remote annunciators. When silenced, this shall not prevent the resounding of subsequent events if another event should occur.
2.2.3 Supervision methods
Each SLC loop shall be electrically supervised for opens and ground faults in the circuit wiring, and shall be so arranged that a fault condition on any loop will not cause an alarm to sound. Additionally, every addressable device connected to the SLC will be supervised and individually identified if in a fault condition. The occurrence of any fault will light a trouble LED and sound the system trouble sounder, but will not interfere with the proper operation of any circuit which does not have a fault condition.
SECTION THREE: SYSTEM COMPONENTS
3.1 System Cabinet
The system cabinet shall be red and can be either surface or flush mounted. The cabinet door shall be easily removable to facilitate installation and service.
3.1.2 Audible System Trouble Sounder
An audible system trouble sounder shall be an integral part of the control unit. Provisions shall also be provided for an optional supervised remote trouble signal.
3.2 Power Supply and Charger:
The entire system shall operate on 24 VDC, filtered switch mode power supply with the rated current available of 5 Amps. The FACP must have a battery charging circuit capable of complying with the following requirements:
Sixty (60) hours of battery standby with five (5) minutes of alarm signaling at the end of this sixty (60) hour period (as required per NFPA 72 remote station signaling requirements) using rechargeable batteries with automatic charger to maintain standby gel-cell batteries in a fully charged condition.
Twenty-four (24) hours of battery standby with five (5) minutes of alarm signaling at the end of this twenty-four (24) hour period (as required per NFPA 72 central station signaling requirements) using rechargeable batteries with automatic charger to maintain gel-cell batteries in a fully charged condition.
The power supply shall comply with UL Standard 864 for power limiting.
The FACP will indicate a trouble condition if there is a loss of AC power or if the batteries are missing or of insufficient capacity to support proper system operation in the event of AC failure. A “Battery Test” will be performed automatically every minute to check the integrity of the batteries. The test must disconnect the batteries from the charging circuit and place a load on the battery to verify the battery condition.
In the event that it is necessary to provide additional power one or more of the model 5395 or 5895 Distributed Power Modules shall be used to accomplish this purpose.
3.2.1 Connections and Circuits
Connections to the light and power service shall be on a dedicated branch circuit in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NEC) and the local authority having jurisdiction (AHJ).
The circuit and connections shall be mechanically protected.
A circuit disconnecting means shall be accessible only to authorized personnel and shall be clearly marked “FIRE ALARM CIRCUIT CONTROL”.
SECTION FOUR: ACCESSORY COMPONENTS
4.1 The FACP shall support a the following devices on the RS-485 data bus:
5815XL Signaling Line Circuit Expander (SLC) Module
5824 Printer Interface Module
5860 LCD Remote Annunciator
5865-3 LED Remote Annunciator
5865-4 LED Remote Annunciator with reset and silence switches
5880 LED I/O module
5895XL Intelligent Distributed Power Module 5.0 Amps
5496 Intelligent Distributed Power Module 6.0 Amps
4. 2 The FACP shall support the operation of 127 total devices per SLC loop without regard to device type. The following devices shall be supported:
SD505-APS Analog Photoelectric Smoke detector
SD505-AIS Analog Ionization Sensor
SD505-AHS Analog Heat Sensor
SD505-ARM Addressable Relay Module
SD500-FRCM-4 Contact input Module
SD500-FRCM Mini Contact Input Module
SD505-ADH Duct Detector Enclosure
SD500-AIM Addressable Input Module (replaces the SD505-FRCM-4)
SD500-MIM Mini Input Module (replaces the SD505-FRCM)
SD500-ARM Addressable Relay Module (replaces the SD505-ARM)
SD500-ANM Addressable Notification Module
SD505-SDM Two Wire Smoke Detector Module
SD505-6IB Smoke Detector Isolation Base
SD505-6SB Smoke Detector Sounder Base
SD505-6RB Smoke Detector Relay Base
SD505-ADHR Duct Detector Housing with Built -In Relay
SD505-RTS Remote Test Switch For Duct Housing
SD500-PS Addressable Pull Station
SD500-LED 80 Output LED Driver Board
The FACP shall support these other Silent Knight devises via addressable or conventional inputs.
PS-SATK Single Action Pull Station – Key Reset
PS-DATK Double Action Pull Station – Key Reset
HS or ST Series Combination Horn Strobe or Strobe only devices
5883 Relay Interface Board
4.3 Manual Fire Alarm Stations
Manual Fire Alarm Stations shall be non-coded, break glass, single or double action type, with a key operated test reset lock in order that they may be tested, and so designed that after actual emergency operation, they cannot be restored to normal except by use of a key. The reset key shall be so designed that it will reset the manual Pull Station and open the FACP cabinet without use of another key. An operated station shall automatically condition itself so as to visually detected, as operated, at a minimum distance of fifty feet, front or side. Manual stations shall be constructed of die cast metal with clearly visible operating instructions on the front of the station in raised letters. Stations shall be suitable for surface mounting on matching back box, or semi-flush mounting on a standard single gang box, and shall be installed within the limits defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) dependent on Manual Station accessibility or per local requirements. Manual Stations shall be installed in conjunction with an Addressable Input Module (AIM or MIM). Manual Stations shall be Silent Knight Models PS-SATK, PS-DATK, or SD500-PS (MIM included) and Underwriters Laboratories listed.
The Remote Power Supplies for Notification appliances shall be the Silent Knight Model 5895 or 5496. The Model 5895XL Intelligent Power Supply shall hang on the main S-Bus and be programmed through the 5820XL control. It will support 5amps of 24 volt DC power, with 6 Flexput circuits, rated at 3 amps each. Two additional 5815XL SLC loop expanders shall be capable of being install in the cabinet to allow an additional 254 points. The power supply will also regenerate the S-Bus for an additional 6000’.
The visible and audible/visible signal shall be Silent Knight Model ST and HS series signal devises and be listed by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. per UL 1971 and/or 1638 for the ST and also UL464 for the HS. Each indicating appliance circuit shall be electrically supervised for opens, grounds and short circuit faults, on the circuit wiring, and shall be so arranged that a fault condition on any indicating appliance circuit or group of circuits will not cause an alarm to sound. The occurrence of any fault will light the trouble LED and sound the system trouble sounder, but will not interfere with the proper operation of any circuit which does not have a fault condition. The notification appliance (combination audible/visible units only) shall produce a peak sound output of 90dba or greater as measured in an anechoic chamber. The visible signaling appliance shall maintain a minimum flash rate of 1Hz or greater regardless or power input voltage. The appliance shall also be capable of meeting the candela requirements of the blueprints presented by the Engineer and ADA. The appliance shall have an operation current of 57ma or less at 24VDC for the 15/75Cd.
The appliance shall be polarized to allow for electrical supervision of the system wiring. The unit shall be provided with terminals with barriers for input/output wiring and be able to mount a single gang or double gang box or double workbox with the use of an adapter plate. The unit shall have an input voltage range of 20-30 volts with either direct current or full wave rectified power.
All existing detectors shall be the Silent Knight Model SD505-APS Addressable Photoelectric Smoke Detector or SD505-AIS Ionization Smoke Detector or the SD505-AHS (heat) detector. The base shall be the Silent Knight model SD505-6AB. The bases may also include the SD505-6RB Relay Base or the SD505-6SB Sounder Base. The Smoke detector shall have a flashing status LED for visual supervision. When the detector is actuated, the flashing LED will latch on steady at full brilliance. The sensitivity of the detector shall be capable of being measured by the control panel without the need for external test apparatus. The detector shall be a double EE-prom technology and be programmed using the internal programming loop located on the FACP.
All Duct Detectors shall be Silent Knight Model SD505-ADH or SD505-ADHR housings with the Model SD505-APS or SD505-AIS smoke detectors. The optional SD505-RTS Remote Test Switch may be included with the SD505-ADHR unit.
SECTION FIVE: WIRING
5.1 Installer’s Responsibilities
The installer shall coordinate the installation of the fire alarm equipment.
All conductors and wiring shall be installed according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.
It shall be the installer’s responsibility to coordinate with the supplier, regarding the correct wiring procedures before installing any conduits or conductors.
5.2 Installation of System Components
System components shall be installed in accordance with the latest revisions of the appropriate NFPA pamphlets, the requirements contained herein, National Electrical Code, local and state regulations, the requirements of the fire department and other applicable authorities having jurisdiction (AHJ).
All wire used on the fire alarm system shall be U.L. Listed as fire alarm protection signaling circuit cable per National Electrical Code, Articles 760.
SECTION SIX: WARRANTY AND FINAL TEST
The contractor shall warrant all equipment and wiring free from inherent mechanical and electrical defects for one year (365 days) from the date of final acceptance.
6.2 Final Test
Before the installation shall be considered completed and acceptable by the awarding authority, a test of the system shall be performed as follows:
The contractor’s job foreman, a representative of the owner, and the fire department shall operate every building fire alarm device to ensure proper operation and correct annunciation at the control panel.
At least one half of all tests shall be performed on battery standby power.
Where application of heat would destroy any detector, it may be manually activated.
The communication loops and the indicating appliance circuits shall be opened in at least two (2) locations per circuit to check for the presence of correct supervision circuitry.
When the testing has been completed to the satisfaction of both the contractor’s job foreman and owner, a notarized letter cosigned by each attesting to the satisfactory completion of said testing shall be forwarded to the owner and the fire department.
The contractor shall leave the fire alarm system in proper working order, and, without additional expense to the owner, shall replace any defective materials or equipment provided by him under this contract within one year (365 days) from the date of final acceptance by the awarding authority.
Prior to final test the fire department must be notified in accordance with local requirements.
6.3 As Built Drawings, Testing, and Maintenance Instructions
6.3.1 As Built Drawings
A complete set of reproducible “as-built” drawings showing installed wiring, color coding, and wire tag notations for exact locations of all installed equipment, specific interconnections between all equipment, and internal wiring of the equipment shall be delivered to the owner upon completion of system.
6.3.2 Operating and Instruction Manuals
Operating and instruction manuals shall be submitted prior to testing of the system. Three (3) complete sets of operating and instruction manuals shall be delivered to the owner upon completion. User operating instructions shall be provided prominently displayed on a separate sheet located next to the control unit in accordance with U.L. Standard 864.