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SECTION 08 34 00
SLIDING GLASS DOORS
 
 
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** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AVANTI Sliding Glass Doors; glass partition system products.
This section is based on the products of AVANTI Sliding Glass 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
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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.
Sliding glass doors for interior locations in aluminum-framed partition systems.
B.
Sliding glass doors for interior locations in aluminum-frameless partition systems.
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 10 23 26 - Operable Glass Partition*.
B.
Section 08 43 13 - Aluminum-Framed Storefronts.
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.
AAMA 611 - Voluntary Specification for Anodized Architectural Aluminum.
B.
AAMA 2603 - Voluntary Specification, Performance Requirements and Test Procedures for Pigmented Organic Coatings on Architectural Extrusions and Panels.
C.
ASTM E 413 - Classification for Rating Sound Insulation.
D.
NAAMM's "Metal Finishes Manual for Architectural and Metal Products".
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, fabrication methods, dimensions of individual components and profiles, hardware, finishes, and operating instructions.
2.
Preparation instructions and recommendations.
3.
Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
4.
Installation methods.
C.
Shop Drawings: For aluminum-framed partition systems with sliding glass doors.
1.
Include plans, elevations, sections, and details.
2.
Detail attachments to other work, and between units, if any.
3.
Include hardware and required clearances.
 
** 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:
1.
Qualification Data: For Installer.
2.
Sample Warranty: For manufacturer's warranty.
H.
Closeout Submittals:
1.
Maintenance Data: For finishes, operable panels, and operating hardware to include in maintenance manuals.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: A manufacturer capable of fabricating sliding aluminum-framed partition systems that meet or exceed performance requirements indicated and of documenting this performance by inclusion in lists and by labels, test reports, and calculations.
B.
Installer Qualifications: An installer acceptable to sliding aluminum-framed partition systems manufacturer for installation of units required for this Project.
 
** 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.
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.
Manufacturer's Warranty: Manufacturer agrees to repair or replace components of sliding aluminum-framed partition system that fail in materials or workmanship within specified warranty period.
1.
Failures include, but are not limited to, the following:
a.
Failure to meet performance requirements.
b.
Failure of laminated glass.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Verify available warranties and warranty periods.
 
2.
Warranty Period:
a.
Sliding Door: Two years from date of Substantial Completion.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Warranty period for glazing units varies by type. Some manufacturers may insist that warranties begin on date of manufacture or sales.
 
b.
Laminated Glass: Two years from date of Substantial Completion.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Warranty period for aluminum finish depends on type.
 
c.
Aluminum Finish: Two years from date of Substantial Completion.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: AVANTI Sliding Glass 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
SLIDING GLASS DOORS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete sliding glass door type not required.
 
A.
Basis-of-Design Product: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide Avanti Systems, Inc.; Barn Sliding Glass Door.
B.
Basis-of-Design Product: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide Avanti Systems, Inc.; Cloud Assisted Sliding Glass Door.
C.
Basis-of-Design Product: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide Avanti Systems, Inc.; Pocket Sliding Glass Door.
2.3
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
A.
Design Requirements: Design glass partition system to withstand live loads in accordance with applicable Building Code with maximum L/120 deflection.
B.
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 "Sound Transmission Class (STC)" Paragraph below after verifying availability of test data. STC evaluates construction subject to interior, spoken-voice frequencies. Delete rating not required.
 
C.
Sound Transmission Class (STC): Rated for not less than 28 STC when tested for laboratory sound transmission loss according to ASTM E 90 and determined by ASTM E 413.
D.
Sound Transmission Class (STC): Rated for not less than 32 STC when tested for laboratory sound transmission loss according to ASTM E 90 and determined by ASTM E 413.
2.4
GLAZING
A.
Glass and Glazing: Manufacturer's standard glazing system.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain "Safety Glazing Labeling" Subparagraph below if applicable and if labeling is required. Not all manufacturers participate in third-party testing programs. Delete labeling paragraph not required.
 
1.
Safety Glazing Labeling: Permanently mark safety glazing with certification label of the SGCC. Label shall indicate manufacturer's name, type of glass, thickness, and safety glazing standard with which glass complies.
2.
Safety Glazing Labeling: Permanently mark safety glazing with certification label of the SGCC or another certification agency acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction. Label shall indicate manufacturer's name, type of glass, thickness, and safety glazing standard with which glass complies.
3.
Safety Glazing Labeling: Permanently mark safety glazing with certification label of the SGCC or another certification agency acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction or the manufacturer. Label shall indicate manufacturer's name, type of glass, thickness, and safety glazing standard with which glass complies.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete tint not required.
 
4.
Tint: Clear.
5.
Tint: Gray.
6.
Tint: Bronze.
7.
Tint: Green.
8.
Tint: As indicated in the Glass Schedule. Refer to Drawings.
2.5
HARDWARE
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Some manufacturers may offer door pulls in other designs and materials. Revise "Door Pulls" Paragraph below if selecting non-standard pull. Delete color and finish not required.
 
A.
Door Pulls: Provide manufacturer's standard pull.
1.
Color and Finish: Clear-anodized aluminum.
2.
Color and Finish: RAL 9006 white aluminum, polyester powder coat.
3.
Color and Finish: As indicated by manufacturer's designations.
4.
Color and Finish: Match door frame.
5.
Color and Finish: Match Architect's sample.
6.
Color and Finish: As indicated on the Finish Schedule. Refer to Drawings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Revise "Lock" Paragraph below to suit Project's locking requirements, or insert others. Multipoint locking devices improve security and performance but are not offered by all manufacturers. Delete lock not required.
 
B.
Lock: Install manufacturer's cylinder lock and locking device on each movable panel. Adjust locking device to allow unobstructed movement of the panel across adjacent panel in the direction indicated.
1.
Provide multipoint locking device.
2.
Provide locking from inside only.
3.
Provide locking from inside and outside.
4.
Floor Lock: Thumb-turn actuated.
5.
Floor Lock: Key actuated.
6.
60-inches (1524-mm) high, locking, ladder-pull handle.
2.6
ACCESSORlES
A.
Fasteners: Noncorrosive and compatible with door members, trim, hardware, anchors, and other components.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Generally, retain "Exposed Fasteners" Subparagraph below. Revise if exposed fasteners are permitted.
 
1.
Exposed Fasteners: Do not use exposed fasteners to the greatest extent possible. For application of hardware, use fasteners that match finish hardware being fastened.
B.
Anchors, Clips, and Accessories: Provide anchors, clips, and accessories of aluminum, nonmagnetic stainless steel, or zinc-coated steel or iron for sliding glass doors.
2.7
FABRlCATlON
A.
Fabricate sliding aluminum-framed glass doors in sizes indicated. Include a complete system for assembling components and anchoring doors.
2.8
GENERAL FINISH REQUIREMENTS
A.
Comply with NAAMM's "Metal Finishes Manual for Architectural and Metal Products" for recommendations for applying and designating finishes.
B.
Protect mechanical finishes on exposed surfaces from damage by applying a strippable, temporary protective covering before shipping.
C.
Appearance of Finished Work: Variations in appearance of abutting or adjacent pieces are acceptable if they are within one-half of the range of approved Samples. Noticeable variations in the same piece are not acceptable. Variations in appearance of other components are acceptable if they are within the range of approved Samples and are assembled or installed to minimize contrast.
2.9
ALUMINUM FINISHES
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. Delete finish provision not required.
 
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, polyester powder coat.
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: As indicated on the Finish Schedule. Refer to the Drawings.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Examine openings, substrates, structural support, anchorage, and conditions, with Installer present, for compliance with requirements for installation tolerances and other conditions affecting performance of the Work.
B.
Verify rough opening dimensions, levelness of threshold substrate, and operational clearances.
C.
Proceed with installation only after unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected.
3.2
INSTALLATION
A.
Comply with Drawings, Shop Drawings, and manufacturer's written instructions for installing doors, hardware, accessories, and other components.
B.
Install sliding glass doors level, plumb, square, true to line, without distortion, without warp or rack of frames and panels; anchored securely in place to structural support; and in proper relation to other adjacent construction.
3.3
ADJUSTING, CLEANING, AND PROTECTION
A.
Lubricate hardware and moving parts.
B.
Adjust operating panels to provide a tight fit at contact points for smooth operation, without binding. Adjust hardware for proper alignment, smooth operation, and proper latching without unnecessary force or excessive clearance.
C.
Clean exposed surfaces immediately after installing sliding aluminum-framed glass doors. Avoid damaging protective coatings and finishes. Remove nonpermanent labels, excess sealants, glazing materials, dirt, and other substances.
3.4
PROTECTION
A.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
B.
Remove and replace glass that has been broken, chipped, cracked, abraded, or damaged during construction period.
C.
Protect sliding glass door surfaces from contact with contaminating substances resulting from construction operations. If contaminating substances contact sliding aluminum-framed glass door surfaces, remove contaminants immediately according to manufacturer's written instructions.
D.
Replace damaged components.
E.
Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
END OF SECTION