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SECTION 08 41 00
PIVOT AND HINGED DOORS
 
 
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** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AVANTI Pivot and Hinged Doors; glass partition system products.
This section is based on the products of AVANTI Pivot and Hinged Doors, which is located at:
200 Pemberwick Rd.
Greenwich, CT 06830
Toll Free Tel: 877-282-6843
Tel: 914-934-5991
Fax: 914-934-5992
Email: request info (info@avantisystemsusa.com)
Web: www.avantisystemsusa.com
[ Click Here ] for additional information.
AvantiSystemsUSA supplies and installs a family of architectural glass wall and glass door systems. Inspired by European interior design, Avanti glass systems profile a slim line appearance with frame-less panels and sleek metallic hardware.
Avanti Systems products are intended for interior use ONLY.
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
A.
Manual-swing framed entrance doors.
B.
Manual swing all-glass entrance doors.
C.
Sidelights and transoms.
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 08 34 13 - Cold Storage Doors.
B.
Section 10 23 26 - Operable Glass Partition*.
1.3
REFERENCES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
A.
ANSI Z97.1 - Safety Glazing Materials Used in Buildings - Safety Performance Specifications and Methods of Test.
B.
ASCE/SEI 7 - Minimum Design Loads For Buildings and Other Structures.
C.
ASTM International (ASTM):
1.
ASTM A 276 - Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Bars and Shapes.
2.
ASTM B 209 - Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate.
3.
ASTM B 221 - Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes.
4.
ASTM B 308 - Standard Specification for Aluminum-Alloy 6061-T6 Standard Structural Profiles.
5.
ASTM B 429 - Standard Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Structural Pipe and Tube.
6.
ASTM C 1048 - Standard Specification for Heat-Treated Flat Glass-Kind HS, Kind FT, Coated and Uncoated Glass.
7.
ASTM C 1172 - Standard Specification for Laminated Architectural Flat Glass.
8.
ASTM E 90 - Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Airborne Sound Transmission Loss of Building Partitions and Elements.
9.
ASTM E 1332 - Standard Classification for Rating Outdoor-Indoor Sound Attenuation.
D.
AAMA 611 - Voluntary Specification for Anodized Architectural Aluminum.
E.
AAMA 2603 - Voluntary Specification, Performance Requirements and Test Procedures for Pigmented Organic Coatings on Architectural Extrusions and Panels.
F.
Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA).
G.
Glass Association of North America (GANA) - Glazing Manual (2004).
H.
NAAMM's "Metal Finishes Manual for Architectural and Metal Products"
I.
Underwriter's Laboratory (UL) 305 - Standard for Panic Hardware
1.4
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
B.
Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used, including:
1.
Include construction details, material descriptions, dimensions of individual components and profiles, and finishes.
2.
Preparation instructions and recommendations.
3.
Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
4.
Installation methods.
C.
Shop Drawings: Include plans, elevations, sections, full-size details, and attachments to other work.
1.
Include details of provisions for assembly, showing the following:
a.
Joinery.
b.
Anchorage.
c.
Glazing.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.
Include point-to-point wiring diagrams showing the following:
a.
Power requirements for each electrically operated door hardware.
b.
Location and types of switches, signal device, conduit sizes, and number and size of wires.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the following paragraphs if LEED is not applicable.
 
D.
Sustainable Design Submittals:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** "Product Data" Subparagraph below applies to LEED 2009 NC, CI, and CS; LEED v4; IgCC; ASHRAE 189.1; and Green Globes. Coordinate with requirements for sealants.
 
1.
Product Data: For sealants, indicating VOC content.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** "Laboratory Test Reports" Subparagraph below applies to LEED 2009 for Schools, LEED v4, IgCC, ASHRAE 189.1, and Green Globes. Coordinate with requirements for sealants.
 
2.
Laboratory Test Reports: For sealants, indicating compliance with requirements for low-emitting materials.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** "Product Certificates" Subparagraph below applies to LEED 2009, Materials and Resources Credit 5, "Regional Materials."
 
3.
Product Certificates: For regional materials, indicating location of material manufacturer and point of extraction, harvest, or recovery for each raw material. Include distance to Project and cost for each regional material.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain first three subparagraphs below to be eligible for LEED v4 credit. See the Evaluations. "Environmental Product Declaration" Subparagraph below applies to LEED v4 (all) MR Credit, "Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - Environmental Product Declarations." Confirm with manufacturer that EPDs are available for each product.
 
4.
Environmental Product Declaration: For each product.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** "Health Product Declaration" Subparagraph below applies to LEED v4 (all) MR Credit, "Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - Material Ingredients, Option 1 - Material Ingredient Reporting." Confirm with manufacturer that HPDs are available and meet requirements of the HPD Open Standard or approved USGBC program.
 
5.
Health Product Declaration: For each product.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain "Environmental Product Declaration" Subparagraph below if products specified in the Section are required to have an EPD to meet the IgCC's requirement of 55 percent recycled materials.
 
6.
Environmental Product Declaration: For each product.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Subparagraphs below apply to Green Globes if products specified in the Section are used to meet the requirements of 3.5.2 "Interior Fit-out (including Finishes and Furnishings) - Path B," which requires that a certain percentage of the materials used in the interior fit-out have EPDs, third-party certifications, and/or third-party life-cycle assessments.
 
7.
Environmental Product Declaration: For each product.
8.
Third-Party Certifications: For each product.
9.
Third-Party Certified Life-Cycle Assessment: For each product.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete selection samples if colors have already been selected.
 
E.
Selection Samples: For each finish product specified, two complete sets of color chips representing manufacturer's full range of available colors and patterns.
F.
Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples, minimum size 6 inches (150 mm) square representing actual product, color, and patterns.
G.
Informational Submittals:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Coordinate 'Qualification Data' Paragraph below with qualification requirements in Section 01 40 00 - Quality Requirements "Quality Requirements" and as may be supplemented in "Quality Assurance" Article.
 
1.
Qualification Data: For Installer.
2.
Sample Warranties: For warranties.
H.
Closeout Submittals:
1.
Maintenance Data: For aluminum-framed entrances to include in maintenance manuals.
a.
Entrance Door Hardware Schedule: Prepared by or under supervision of supplier, detailing fabrication and assembly of entrance door hardware, as well as procedures and diagrams. Coordinate final entrance door hardware schedule with doors, frames, and related work to ensure proper size, thickness, hand, function, and finish of entrance door hardware.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain "Delegated-Design Submittal" Paragraph below if design services have been delegated to Contractor. Delete if not required.
 
I.
Delegated-Design Submittal: For all-glass systems indicated to comply with performance requirements and design criteria.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Minimum 5 year experience manufacturing similar products.
B.
Installer Qualifications: An entity that employs installers and supervisors who are trained and approved by manufacturer.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include a mock-up if the project size and/or quality warrant taking such a precaution. The following is one example of how a mock-up on a large project might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
C.
Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up for evaluation of surface preparation techniques and application workmanship.
1.
Finish areas designated by Architect.
2.
Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship is approved by Architect.
3.
Remodel mock-up area as required to produce acceptable work.
D.
Product Options: Information on Drawings and in Specifications establishes requirements for aesthetic effects and performance characteristics of assemblies. Aesthetic effects are indicated by dimensions, arrangements, alignment, and profiles of components and assemblies as they relate to sightlines, to one another, and to adjoining construction.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain subparagraph below or revise to suit Project.
 
1.
Do not change intended aesthetic effects, as judged solely by Architect, except with Architect's approval. If changes are proposed, submit comprehensive explanatory data to Architect for review.
1.6
PRE-INSTALLATION MEETINGS
A.
Convene minimum two weeks prior to starting work of this section.
1.7
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Deliver and store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging bearing the brand name and manufacturer's identification until ready for installation.
B.
Handling: Handle materials to avoid damage.
1.8
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
1.9
SEQUENCING
A.
Ensure that products of this section are supplied to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
1.10
WARRANTY
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** When warranties are required, verify with Owner's counsel that warranties stated in this article are not less than remedies available to Owner under prevailing local laws.
 
A.
Warranty: Manufacturer and installer agrees to repair or replace components of aluminum-framed entrances that do not comply with requirements or that fail in materials or workmanship within specified warranty period.
1.
Warranty Period: Two years from date of Substantial Completion.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain "Concealed Floor Closers" Subparagraph below for manual-swinging, all-glass entrance doors; revise to suit Project. Delete if not required.
 
a.
Concealed Floor Closers: Two years from date of Substantial Completion.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: AVANTI Pivot and Hinged Doors, which is located at: 200 Pemberwick Rd.; Greenwich, CT 06830; Toll Free Tel: 877-282-6843; Tel: 914-934-5991; Fax: 914-934-5992; Email: request info (info@avantisystemsusa.com); Web: www.avantisystemsusa.com
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete paragraphs below not required; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
B.
Comparable product by one of the following:
1.
DORMA USA, Inc.
2.
Nana Wall Systems, Inc.
C.
Substitutions: Not permitted.
D.
Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
E.
Source Limitations: Obtain aluminum-framed partition system with sliding glass doors from single source from single manufacturer.
2.2
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
A.
General Performance: Comply with performance requirements specified, as determined by testing of aluminum-framed entrances representing those indicated for this Project without failure due to defective manufacture, fabrication, installation, or other defects in construction.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain "Deflection Limits" Subparagraph below for deflection limits and revise to suit Project. GANA's "Fully Tempered Heavy Glass Door and Entrance Systems Design Guide" recommends deflection to be limited to 1 inch (25 mm). Recommendations by manufacturers for deflection limits may vary. Consult manufacturers for additional information based on Project-specific requirements.
 
B.
Deflection Limits: Deflection normal to glazing plane is limited to 1 inch (25 mm).
C.
Deflection Limits: Deflection normal to glazing plane is limited to 1/175 of clear span or 3/4 inch (19 mm), whichever is smaller.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain "Seismic Performance" Paragraph below for projects requiring seismic design. Model building codes and ASCE/SEI 7 establish criteria for buildings subject to earthquake motions. Coordinate requirements with structural engineer. Delete if not required.
 
D.
Seismic Performance: All-glass entrances shall withstand the effects of earthquake motions determined according to ASCE/SEI 7.
E.
Regulatory Requirements: Provide tempered or laminated safety glass for locations subject to human impact as required by the applicable Building Code.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain "Noise Reduction" Paragraph below if required for Project.
 
F.
Noise Reduction: Test according to ASTM E 90, with ratings determined by ASTM E 1332, as follows.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete "Basis-of-Design Product" not required.
 
2.3
FRAMED ENTRANCE DOOR SYSTEMS
A.
Entrance Doors: Manufacturer's standard glazed entrance doors for manual-swing operation.
B.
Basis-of-Design Product: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide Avanti Systems, Inc.; Pivot Frameless Glass Swing Door (single glazed).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete function not required.
 
1.
Entrance Doors Standard Function: Free swing.
2.
Entrance Doors Standard Function: Self-closing.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
C.
Basis-of-Design Product: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide Avanti Systems, Inc.; Hinged Glass Swing Door.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
1.
Double-Glazed Entrance Door: Provide manufacturer's standard integral blinds.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete function not required.
 
2.
Entrance Doors Standard Function: Free swing.
3.
Entrance Doors Standard Function: Self-closing.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
D.
Basis-of-Design Product: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide Avanti Systems, Inc.; Double Glazed Acoustic Swing Door.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Avanti entrance door systems provide acoustical performance of up to 43 dB.
 
1.
Acoustical Performance: 43 dB.
2.
Acoustical Performance: Insert number dB.
3.
Double-Glazed Entrance Door: Provide manufacturer's standard integral blinds.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete function not required.
 
4.
Entrance Doors Standard Function: Free swing.
5.
Entrance Doors Standard Function: Self-closing.
E.
Materials:
1.
Sheet and Plate: ASTM B 209 (ASTM B 209M).
2.
Extruded Bars, Rods, Profiles, and Tubes: ASTM B 221 (ASTM B 221M).
3.
Extruded Structural Pipe and Tubes: ASTM B 429/B 429M.
4.
Structural Profiles: ASTM B 308/B 308M.
2.4
FRAMELESS ENTRANCE DOOR SYSTEMS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Standard fitting designs and configurations vary among manufacturers. Verify availability with manufacturers and revise "Fitting Configuration" Paragraph below to suit Project. Other optional features may be available for specialized applications.
 
A.
Fitting Configuration:
1.
Manual-Swinging, All-Glass Entrance Doors:
a.
Sidelights and Transoms: Patch fittings at head and sill on pivot side only.
b.
Sidelights and Transoms: Patch fittings at head and sill on pivot side, and for lock at sill of swing side.
c.
Sidelights and Transoms: Patch fitting at top and continuous rail fitting at bottom.
d.
Sidelights and Transoms: Continuous rail fitting at top and bottom.
e.
Sidelights and Transoms: Refer to Drawings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain "Patch Fittings" Paragraph below for patch fittings. Patch-fitting materials vary among manufacturers. Verify availability with manufacturers and revise paragraph to suit Project.
 
B.
Patch Fittings:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete material not required.
 
1.
Material: Aluminum.
2.
Material: Stainless-steel-clad aluminum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain "Rail Fittings" Paragraph below for rail fittings. Rail-fitting materials, heights, and profiles vary among manufacturers. Verify availability with manufacturers and revise paragraph to suit Project. Comply with authorities having jurisdiction for bottom-rail height and profile. Delete material not required.
 
C.
Rail Fittings (for transoms and sidelights):
1.
Material: Match patch-fitting metal and finish.
2.
Material: Aluminum.
3.
Material: Stainless-steel-clad aluminum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete height for top and bottom rail not required.
 
4.
Height: Top Rail: 3-1/2 inches (89 mm).
5.
Height: Top Rail: As indicated.
6.
Height: Bottom Rail: 3-1/2 inches (89 mm).
7.
Height: Bottom Rail: As indicated.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete profile not required.
 
8.
Profile: Tapered.
9.
Profile: Tapered flat.
10.
Profile: Tapered at 60 degrees minimum from the horizontal.
11.
Profile: Square.
12.
Profile: Curved.
13.
Profile: As indicated.
14.
End Caps: Manufacturer's standard precision-fit end caps for rail fittings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain "Accessory Fittings" Paragraph below for accessory fittings. Verify availability with manufacturers and revise paragraph to suit Project.
 
D.
Accessory Fittings: Match metal and finish for the following:
1.
Overhead doorstop.
2.
Center-housing lock.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain subparagraph below to comply with structural performance requirements or to accommodate transom span. Consult manufacturers to determine if support fins are required.
 
3.
Provide glass-support-fin brackets to comply with structural performance requirements or to support transom span.
E.
Anchors and Fastenings: Concealed.
2.5
ENTRANCE DOOR HARDWARE
A.
General: Heavy-duty entrance door hardware units in sizes, quantities, and types recommended by manufacturer for all-glass entrance systems indicated. For exposed parts, match metal and finish of frame and fittings.
1.
Basis-of-Design Product: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide Avanti Systems, Inc.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Verify accessible entrance, means-of-egress doorway, and other requirements of authorities having jurisdiction (AHJ).
 
B.
General: Provide entrance door hardware:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete "sets" location not required.
 
1.
Entrance door hardware sets indicated in door and frame schedule for each entrance door, to comply with requirements in this Section.
2.
Entrance door hardware sets indicated in "Entrance Door Hardware Sets" Article for each entrance door, to comply with requirements in this Section.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain one of three options in "Entrance Door Hardware Sets" Subparagraph below to coordinate with "Entrance Door Hardware Sets" Article.
 
3.
Provide entrance door hardware sets in quantity, item, size, finish or color indicated, and named manufacturers' products.
4.
Provide entrance door hardware sets in quantity, item, size, finish or color indicated, and products equivalent in function and comparable in quality to named products.
5.
Provide entrance door hardware sets in quantity, item, size, finish or color indicated, and products complying with BHMA standard referenced.
6.
Sequence of Operation: Provide electrified door hardware function, sequence of operation, and interface with other building control systems indicated.
7.
Opening-Force Requirements:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** "Egress Doors" Subparagraph below is based on requirements of both the IBC and NFPA 101 for means-of-egress doors. Subparagraph is a requirement of NFPA 101 only.
 
a.
Egress Doors: Not more than 15 lbf (67 N) to release the latch and not more than 30 lbf (133 N) to set the door in motion.
1)
Not more than 15 lbf (67 N) to open the door to its minimum required width.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** "Accessible Interior Doors" Subparagraph below is based on ADA-ABA Accessibility Guidelines.
 
b.
Accessible Interior Doors: Not more than 5 lbf (22.2 N) to fully open door.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete push/pull sets not required.
 
C.
Push-Pull Set: As selected from manufacturer's full range.
D.
Push-Pull Set: As indicated.
E.
Single-Door and Active-Leaf Locksets:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete function and operation of deadbolt not required.
 
1.
Function: Center-housing deadbolt with pulls.
2.
Function: Center-housing combination deadbolt and latchbolt with lever handles.
3.
Function: Bottom-fitting or bottom-rail deadbolt.
4.
Deadbolt operated by key outside and key inside.
5.
Deadbolt operated by key outside and thumb turn inside.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** If specifying entrance door hardware by named manufacturers' products, delete remaining paragraphs, and indicate entrance door hardware in "Entrance Door Hardware Sets" Article, including requirements for design, grade, function, finish, size, quantity and other distinctive qualities. If specifying entrance door hardware by reference to a BHMA standard or by describing characteristics, retain remaining paragraphs and insert specific type, function, finish and quantity requirements in "Entrance Door Hardware Sets" Article.
 
F.
Pivot Hinges: BHMA A156.4, Grade 1.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain "Offset-Pivot Hinges" Subparagraph below only if quantities are not indicated in "Entrance Door Hardware Sets" Article. For offset pivots, an intermediate pivot is recommended for doors 60 inches (1524 mm) to 90 inches (2 286 mm) in height. Each additional 30 inches (762 mm) of door height warrants another intermediate pivot.
 
1.
Offset-Pivot Hinges: Provide top and bottom offset pivots at each door leaf.
G.
Free-Swing Hinge: ASTMA 276/A 276M, Type 304, including accessories required for complete installation.
H.
Frame to Glass Door Hydraulic Hinge: ASTM A 276/A 276M, Type 304, including accessories required for complete installation.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain "Quantities" Subparagraph below only if quantities are not indicated in "Entrance Door Hardware Sets" Article.
 
1.
Quantities:
a.
For doors up to 87 inches (2210 mm) high, provide three hinges per leaf.
b.
For doors more than 87 and up to 120 inches (2210 and up to 3048 mm) high, provide four hinges per leaf.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
I.
Exit Devices: UL 305.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete function not required.
 
1.
Function: Operation by push-pull when inside operator is locked down (dogged).
2.
Function: Operation by push-pull when inside operator is locked down (dogged); outside operation by key.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete latching not required.
 
3.
Latching: At threshold or floor plate.
4.
Latching: At door head.
5.
Latching: At threshold or floor plate and door head.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete style not required.
 
6.
Style: Exposed vertical rod.
7.
Provide exit devices on both leaves of pairs of doors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete 'Cylinders' Paragraph below if cylinders are specified in Section 08 71 53 - Security Door Hardware.
 
J.
Cylinders: Six-pin cylinder, BHMA A156.5, Grade 1.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete "Keying" paragraph below not required.
 
K.
Keying:
1.
No master key system. Permanently inscribe each key with a visual key control number and include notation "DO NOT DUPLICATE"
2.
Master key system. Permanently inscribe each key with a visual key control number and include notation "DO NOT DUPLICATE"
L.
Keying: To be furnished by Owner.
M.
Strikes: Provide strike with black-plastic dust box for each latch or lock bolt; fabricated for aluminum framing.
N.
Closers: BHMA A156.4, Grade 1, with accessories required for a complete installation, sized as required by door size, exposure to weather, and anticipated frequency of use; adjustable to comply with field conditions and requirements for opening force.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER **Retain "Concealed Overhead Holder" Paragraph below for exterior, manual-swinging, all-glass entrance doors subject to racking. Concealed overhead holders require a door top rail and custom tube or a channel housing at door head. Verify requirements with manufacturers.
 
O.
Concealed Overhead Holder: BHMA A156.8, Grade 1, with dead-stop setting coordinated with concealed floor closer.
P.
Concealed Floor Closers and Top Pivots: Center hung; BHMA A156.4, Grade 1; including cases, bottom arms, plates, and accessories required for complete installation.
Q.
Door Stops: BHMA A156.16, Grade 1, floor or wall mounted, as appropriate for door location indicated, with integral rubber bumper.
2.6
GLAZING
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** For privacy glass, specify Avanti Systems' "Lunar(TM) Smart Glass" partition system.
 
A.
Privacy Glazing: UL approved LCD switchable privacy glass.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain "Fully Tempered (FT) Clear Glass" or "Laminated Glass" Subparagraph below. Coordinate with storefront and entrance glazing system.
 
1.
Fully Tempered (FT) Clear Glass: ASTM C 1048, Kind FT, Condition A (uncoated surfaces), Type I (transparent), Class 1 clear, Quality q3 (glazing select), tested for surface and edge compression per ASTM C 1048 and for impact strength per 16 CFR 1201 for Category II materials.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete thickness not required.
 
a.
Thickness: 3/8 inch (9.5 mm).
b.
Thickness: 1/2 inch (13 mm).
c.
Thickness: 5/8 inch (16 mm).
d.
Thickness: 3/4 inch (19 mm).
e.
Thickness: As indicated on the glass schedule. Refer to the Drawings.
2.
Laminated Glass: ASTM C 1172; consisting of two layers of clear glass with a clear plastic interlayer.
a.
Interlayer: Polyvinyl butyral (PVB) with a proven record of no tendency to bubble, discolor, or lose physical and mechanical properties after laminating glass lites and installation.
b.
For PVB interlayers, laminate lites in autoclave with heat plus pressure.
c.
Laminating Process: Fabricate laminated glass to produce glass free of foreign substances and air or glass pockets.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete thickness not required.
 
d.
Thickness: 3/8 inch (9.5 mm).
e.
Thickness: 1/2 inch (13 mm).
f.
Thickness: As indicated on the glass schedule. Refer to the Drawings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color not required.
 
3.
Color: Neutral.
4.
Color: Gray.
5.
Color: Green.
6.
Color: Bronze.
7.
Color: Blue.
8.
Color: Custom.
9.
Color: As selected by Architect.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain "Electrical Requirements" Subparagraph below for Avanti Systems' "Lunar(TM) Smart Glass."
 
B.
Electrical Requirements:
1.
Power: 110 V ac; 60 Hz.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete switch not required.
 
2.
Switches: Single.
3.
Switches: Three-way.
a.
Switch On: 0.372 W per sq. ft. (4 W per sq. m) of glazing.
b.
Switch Off Privacy Mode: Zero W per sq. ft. (Zero W per sq. m) of glazing.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Framed entrance doors and sidelight/transoms only. Delete if not required.
 
C.
Glazing Sealants: As recommended by manufacturer.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Subparagraph below applies to LEED 2009 NC, CI, and CS; LEED v4; IgCC; ASHRAE 189.1; and Green Globes. Delete provisions not required.
 
1.
Sealant shall have a VOC content of 250 g/L or less.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Subparagraph below applies to LEED 2009 for Schools Credit IEQ 4.1.
 
2.
Sealant shall comply with the testing and product requirements of the California Department of Public Health's "Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers."
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Subparagraph below applies to LEED v4. Delete provisions if not required.
 
3.
Sealant shall comply with the testing and product requirements of the California Department of Public Health's "Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers."
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Subparagraph below applies to IgCC. Delete provisions if not required.
 
4.
Sealant shall comply with the testing and product requirements of the California Department of Public Health's "Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers." Formaldehyde emissions shall not exceed 9 mcg/cu. m or 7 ppb, whichever is less.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Subparagraph below applies to ASHRAE 189.1. Delete provisions if not required.
 
5.
Sealant shall comply with the testing and product requirements of the California Department of Public Health's "Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers."
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Subparagraph below applies to Green Globes. Delete provisions if not required.
 
6.
Sealant shall comply with the testing and product requirements of the California Department of Public Health's "Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers." The building concentration of formaldehyde shall not exceed half of the indoor recommended exposure limit, or 33 mcg/cu. m, and that of acetaldehyde shall not exceed 9 mcg/cu. m.
2.7
ACCESSORlES
A.
Fasteners and Accessories: Manufacturer's standard corrosion-resistant, nonstaining, nonbleeding fasteners and accessories compatible with adjacent materials.
1.
Use self-locking devices where fasteners are subject to loosening or turning out from thermal and structural movements, wind loads, or vibration.
2.
Reinforce members as required to receive fastener threads.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain subparagraph below for exposed fasteners if any. Delete provisions if not required.
 
3.
Use exposed fasteners with countersunk Phillips screw heads, finished to match framing system, fabricated from 300 series stainless steel.
B.
Anchors: Three-way adjustable anchors with minimum adjustment of 1 inch (25.4 mm) that accommodate fabrication and installation tolerances in material and finish compatible with adjoining materials and recommended by manufacturer.
2.8
FABRlCATlON
A.
Form or extrude aluminum shapes before finishing.
B.
Fabricate components that, when assembled, have the following characteristics:
1.
Profiles that are sharp, straight, and free of defects or deformations.
2.
Accurately fitted joints with ends coped or mitered.
3.
Fasteners, anchors, and connection devices that are concealed from view to greatest extent possible.
C.
Entrance Door Hardware Installation: Factory install entrance door hardware to the greatest extent possible. Cut, drill, and tap for factory-installed entrance door hardware before applying finishes.
D.
After fabrication, clearly mark components to identify their locations in Project according to Shop Drawings.
2.9
ALUMINUM FlNlSHES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete finish type not required.
 
A.
Clear Anodic Finish: AAMA 611, AA-M12C22A31, Class II, 0.010 mm or thicker.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** "Powder-Coat Finish" Paragraph below references AAMA standard for pigmented organic coating on extrusions and panels.
 
B.
Powder-Coat Finish: AAMA 2603 except with a minimum dry film thickness of 1.5 mils (0.04 mm). Comply with coating manufacturer's written instructions for cleaning, conversion coating, and applying and baking finish.
1.
Color and Gloss: RAL 9006 white aluminum.
2.
Color and Gloss: As indicated by manufacturer's designations.
3.
Color and Gloss: Match Architect's sample.
4.
Color and Gloss: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
5.
Color and Gloss: Refer to Finish Schedule.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Examine areas, with Installer present, for compliance with requirements for installation tolerances and other conditions affecting performance of the Work.
B.
Proceed with installation only after unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected.
3.2
INSTALLATION
A.
General:
1.
Comply with manufacturer's written instructions.
2.
Do not install damaged components.
3.
Fit joints to produce hairline joints free of burrs and distortion.
4.
Rigidly secure nonmovement joints.
5.
Install anchors with separators and isolators to prevent metal corrosion and electrolytic deterioration and to prevent impeding movement of moving joints.
B.
Metal Protection:
1.
Where aluminum is in contact with dissimilar metals, protect against galvanic action by painting contact surfaces with materials recommended by manufacturer for this purpose or installing nonconductive spacers.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Coordinate first paragraph below with manufacturers' written recommendations.
 
C.
Set continuous sill members and flashing in full sealant bed, as specified.
D.
Install components plumb and true in alignment with established lines and grades.
E.
Install glazing as specified.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Indicate entrance door hardware mounting heights on Drawings, or insert them in "Field-Installed Entrance Door Hardware" Subparagraph below.
 
1.
Field-Installed Entrance Door Hardware: Install surface-mounted entrance door hardware according to entrance door hardware manufacturers' written instructions using concealed fasteners to greatest extent possible.
3.3
PROTECTION
A.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
B.
Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
END OF SECTION