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CGI Commercial Architectural Products Aluminum Framed Storefronts and Entrances
 
         
SECTION 08 43 13
 
         
ALUMINUM-FRAMED STOREFRONT AND ENTRANCES
 
         
 
         
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** CGI Commercial Architectural Products; impact-resistant aluminum-framed entrances and storefront.
This section is based on the products of CGI Commercial Architectural Products, which is located at:
2970 N.W. 75th Ave.
Miami, FL 33122
Tel: 305-718-8890
Email: JRedden@pgtindustries.com
Web: https://commercialcgi.com
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CGI Commercial is committed to being a trusted partner with architects, engineers, glaziers and dealers in the commercial market. We offer pre-glazed storefront window and door systems configured for some of the most demanding commercial and residential applications in the industry. With CGI Commercial you will continue to see our name providing customers with personal services, product reliability, integrity, quality and on-time delivery.
 
          PART 1GENERAL
 
          1.1SECTION INCLUDES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
          A.Impact Resistant Aluminum Framed Storefront:
          1.Hurricane-rated, impact-resistant storefront, structural silicone pre-glazed. (SS3500) (SS3520)
 
          B.Impact Resistant Aluminum Framed Entrances:
          1.Hurricane-rated, impact-resistant medium-stile storefront entrance doors with transoms, structural silicone glazed. (SE 3550)
 
          C.Non-Impact Aluminum Framed Storefront:
          1.Hurricane-rated, non-Impact storefront, structural silicone pre-glazed. (SS3400),
 
          D.Non-Impact Aluminum Framed Entrances:
          1.Hurricane-rated, non-impact medium stile storefront entrance doors with transoms, structural silicone pre-glazed. (SE3450)
 
          1.2RELATED SECTIONS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
          A.Section 07 91 23 - Backer Rods.
 
          B.Section 08 83 13 - Mirrored Glass Glazing.
 
          C.Division 16 - Electronic Safety and Security.
 
          1.3REFERENCES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
          A.ASTM International (ASTM):
          1.ASTM B221 - Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes.
          2.ASTM C864 - Standard Specification for Dense Elastomeric Compression Seal Gaskets, Setting Blocks, and Spacers.
          3.ASTM E283 - Standard Test Method for Determining Rate of Air Leakage Through Exterior Windows, Curtain Walls, and Doors Under Specified Pressure Differences Across the Specimen.
          4.ASTM E331 - Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference.
          5.ASTM E547 - Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, Curtain Walls, and Doors by Cyclic Static Air Pressure Differential.
 
          B.American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA):
          1.AAMA 611 - Voluntary Specification for Anodized Architectural Aluminum.
          2.AAMA 803.3 - Specification for Narrow Joint Seam Sealer for Use with Architectural Aluminum.
          3.AAMA 2603 or AAMA 2605 - Voluntary Specification, Performance Requirements and Test Procedures for Pigmented Organic Coatings on Aluminum Extrusions and Panels.
 
          C.Metro-Dade County, FL Building Code Compliance Office Protocol:
          1.TAS 201 - Impact Test Procedures.
          2.TAS 202 - Criteria for Testing Impact and Non-Impact Resistant Building Envelope Components Using Uniform Static Air Pressure.
          3.TAS 203 - Criteria for Testing Products Subject to Cyclic Wind Pressure Loading.
 
          1.4SUBMITTALS
 
          A.Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
 
          B.Product Data:
          1.Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used.
          2.Preparation instructions and recommendations.
          3.Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
          4.Typical installation methods.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not applicable to product type.
 
          C.Verification Samples: Two representative units of each type, size, pattern and color.
 
          D.Shop Drawings: Include details of materials, construction and finish. Include relationship with adjacent construction.
 
          1.5QUALITY ASSURANCE
 
          A.Manufacturer Qualifications: Company specializing in manufacturing products specified in this section with a minimum five years documented experience.
 
          B.Installer Qualifications: Company specializing in performing Work of this section with minimum two years documented experience with projects of similar scope and complexity.
 
          C.Source Limitations: Provide each type of product from a single manufacturing source to ensure uniformity.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include mock-up if the project size or quality warrant the expense. The following is one example of how a mock-up on might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
          D.Mock-Up: Construct a mock-up with actual materials in sufficient time for Architect's review and to not delay construction progress. Locate mock-up as acceptable to Architect and provide temporary foundations and support.
          1.Intent of mock-up is to demonstrate quality of workmanship and visual appearance.
          2.If mock-up is not acceptable, rebuild mock-up until satisfactory results are achieved.
          3.Retain mock-up during construction as a standard for comparison with completed work.
          4.Do not alter or remove mock-up until work is completed or removal is authorized.
 
          1.6PRE-INSTALLATION CONFERENCE
 
          A.Convene a conference approximately two weeks before scheduled commencement of the Work. Attendees shall include Architect, Contractor and trades involved. Agenda shall include schedule, responsibilities, critical path items and approvals.
 
          1.7DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
 
          A.Store and handle in strict compliance with manufacturer's written instructions and recommendations.
 
          B.Protect from damage due to weather, excessive temperature, and construction operations.
 
          1.8PROJECT 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.
 
          1.9WARRANTY
 
          A.Manufacturer's Warranty: Provide manufacturer's standard limited warranty.
 
          PART 2PRODUCTS
 
          2.1MANUFACTURERS
 
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: CGI Commercial Architectural Products, which is located at: 2970 N.W. 75th Ave.; Miami, FL 33122; Tel: 305-718-8890; Email: JRedden@pgtindustries.com; Web: https://commercialcgi.com
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
          B.Substitutions: Not permitted.
 
          C.Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
 
          2.2PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
 
          A.Air Infiltration: When tested in accordance with ASTM E283 at differential static pressure of 6.24 PSF (299 Pa), completed storefront systems shall have maximum allowable infiltration of 0.3 CFM/FT2.
 
          B.Water Infiltration: No uncontrolled water other than condensation on indoor face of any component tested in accordance with ASTM E331 and ASTM E547 at a test pressure differential of 13.5 psf (0.65 kPa) for storefront and 12 psf (0.57 kPa) for entrances.
 
          C.Deflection: Deflection of mullion and transom members: No deflection greater than 1/180 span at positive and negative certified design load applied to tributary area following FBC TAS 202.
 
          D.Accessibility: Comply with pertinent requirements of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
 
          E.Hurricane Resistance: Large Missile/Small Missile, tested in accordance with FBC TAS201, TAS202, TAS203 for storefront, and for a door panel size of 36 inches by 95.5 inches (914 mm by 2426 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.3IMPACT RESISTANT ALUMINUM FRAMED STOREFRONT
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete basis of design option not required.
 
          A.Basis of Design: Model SS3500 Window Wall. Impact-Resistant Hurricane-Rated Storefront; structural silicone pre-glazed, as manufactured by CGI Commercial Architectural Products.
          1.Performance and Design Requirements:
          a.Wind Loads: Completed storefront system shall withstand wind pressure loads normal to wall plane indicated:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete construction option not required.
          1)Exterior Walls with Steel Reinforcing:
          a)Positive Pressure: 90 psf (4.3 kPa).
          b)Negative Pressure: 120 psf (5.8 kPa).
          2)Exterior Walls with Aluminum Reinforcing:
          a)Positive Pressure: 90 psf (4.3 kPa).
          b)Negative Pressure: 120 psf (5.8 kPa).
          3)Exterior Walls without Reinforcing:
          a)Positive Pressure: 80 psf (3.8 kPa).
          b)Negative Pressure: 80 psf (3.8 kPa).
          2.Construction: 1-3/4 inches by 5 inches (44.5 mm by 127 mm), with 0.125 inch (3 mm) wall thickness; non-thermal; interior structural silicone glazed; screw spline fabrication.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete glazing option not required.
          3.Glazing: 9/16 inch (14 mm) laminated glass.
          4.Glazing: 1-3/16 inch (30 mm) laminated insulating glass.
 
          B.Basis of Design: Model SS3520 SlimFront Window Wall. Impact Resistant Hurricane-Rated Medium Stile Storefront; structural silicone pre-glazed, as manufactured by CGI Commercial Architectural Products.
          1.Performance and Design Requirements
          a.Wind Loads: Completed storefront system shall withstand wind pressure loads normal to wall plane indicated:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete construction option not required.
          1)Exterior Walls with Steel Reinforcing (5" Frame/Mullion):
          a)Positive Pressure: 90 psf (4.3 kPa).
          b)Negative Pressure: 120 psf (5.8 kPa).
          2)Exterior Walls without Reinforcing (5" Frame/Mullion):
          a)Positive Pressure: 70 psf (3.4 kPa).
          b)Negative Pressure: 80 psf (3.8 kPa).
          3)HD Exterior Walls without Reinforcing (7" Frame/Mullion):
          a)Positive Pressure: 70 psf (3.4 kPa).
          b)Negative Pressure: 70 psf (3.4 kPa).
          2.Construction: 1 inch by 5 inches (25.4 mm by 127 mm), with 0.094 inch (2.39 mm) wall thickness; non-thermal; interior structural silicone glazed; screw spline fabrication.
          3.HD Construction: 1 inch by 7 inches (25.4 mm by 178 mm), with 0.094 inch (2.39 mm) wall thickness; non-thermal; interior structural silicone glazed; screw spline fabrication.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete glazing option not required.
          4.Glazing: 9/16 inch (14 mm) laminated glass.
          5.Glazing: 1-1/4 inch (31.75 mm) laminated insulating glass.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.4IMPACT RESISTANT ALUMINUM FRAMED ENTRANCES
 
          A.Basis of Design: Model SE3550 Storefront Entry Door. Impact-Resistant Hurricane-Rated; structural silicone pre-glazed, as manufactured by CGI Commercial Architectural Products.
          1.Construction: 4-5/8 (117 mm) door stile, 4-7/8 inches (124 mm) top rail, 7 inches (178 mm) bottom rail, 1-3/4 inches (44.5 mm) thick, 0.125 inch (3 mm) wall thickness.
          2.Corner Construction: Combination screw spline/shear block construction.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete glazing option not required.
          3.Glazing: 9/16 inch (14 mm) laminated glass.
          4.Glazing: 1-3/16 inch (30 mm) laminated insulating glass.
 
          B.Hardware:
          1.Hinges: Stainless steel mortise butt hinges.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Optional locking hardware. Delete hardware not required.
          2.Locking Hardware: Regent Ultra Secure Hookbolt locks top and bottom half-inch stainless steel "Secure Shoot Bolts" on all single doors and active leaf of pair. Inactive leaf houses thumbturn operated 2-point lock.
          3.Locking Hardware: Regent or VonDuprin Panic on all single doors and active leaf of pair. Inactive leaf houses thumbturn operated 2-point lock.
          4.Locking Hardware: Keyed cylinder exterior with oversized thumbturn interior.
          5.Locking Hardware: 1 inch (25 mm) round classic push bar and pull handle.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete threshold options not required.
          6.Threshold: Saddle Threshold.
          7.Threshold: 1/2 inch (13 mm) ADA threshold.
          8.Threshold: 7.5 psf medium threshold.
          9.Threshold: 12 psf high threshold.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Surface mounted closers are standard. Delete closer option not required.
          10.Closers: Surface mounted closers.
          11.Closers: Overhead concealed closers.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.5NON-IMPACT ALUMINUM FRAMED STOREFRONT
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete basis of design options not required.
 
          A.Basis of Design: Model SS3400 Window Wall. Non-Impact Hurricane-Rated Storefront; structural silicone pre-glazed, as manufactured by CGI Commercial Architectural Products.
          1.Wind Loads: Completed storefront system shall withstand wind pressure loads normal to wall plane indicated:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete construction option not required.
          a.Exterior Walls with Steel Reinforcing:
          1)Positive Pressure: 90 psf (4.3 kPa).
          2)Negative Pressure: 120 psf (5.8 kPa).
          b.Exterior Walls with Aluminum Reinforcing:
          1)Positive Pressure: 90 psf (4.3 kPa).
          2)Negative Pressure: 120 psf (5.8 kPa).
          c.Exterior Walls without Reinforcing:
          1)Positive Pressure: 80 psf (3.8 kPa).
          2)Negative Pressure: 80 psf (3.8 kPa).
          2.Construction: 1-3/4 inches by 5 inches (44.5 mm by 127 mm), with 0.094 inch (3 mm) wall thickness; non-thermal; interior structural silicone glazed; screw spline fabrication.
          3.Glazing: 1 inch (25.4 mm) Insulated, Non-impact.
          a.Positive Pressure: 45 psf (4.3 kPa).
          b.Negative Pressure: 45 psf (5.8 kPa).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.6NON-IMPACT ALUMINUM FRAMED ENTRANCES
 
          A.Basis of Design: Model SE 3450 Storefront Entry Door. Non-Impact Hurricane-Rated; structural silicone pre-glazed as manufactured by CGI Commercial Architectural Products.
          1.Construction: 4-5/8 (117 mm) door stile, 4-7/8 inches (124 mm) top rail, 7 inches (178 mm) bottom rail, 1-3/4 inches (44.5 mm) thick, 0.125 inch (3 mm) wall thickness.
          2.Corner Construction: Combination screw spline/shear block construction.
          3.Glazing: 1 inch (25 mm) Insulated non-impact glass,
          a.Manufacturer's standard square glass stops, using the "Wet/Dry" glazing method, which includes a combination of TPV spacer and wedge gaskets along with Dow Corning 983, Dow Corning 791.
 
          B.Hardware:
          1.Hinges: Stainless steel mortise butt hinges.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Optional locking hardware. Delete hardware not required.
          2.Locking Hardware: Regent Ultra Secure Hookbolt locks top and bottom half-inch stainless steel "Secure Shoot Bolts" on all single doors and active leaf of pair. Inactive leaf houses thumbturn operated 2-point lock.
          3.Locking Hardware: Regent or VonDuprin Panic on all single doors and active leaf of pair. Inactive leaf houses thumbturn operated 2-point lock.
          4.Locking Hardware: Keyed cylinder exterior with oversized thumbturn interior.
          5.Locking Hardware: 1 inch (25 mm) round classic push bar and pull handle.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete threshold options not required.
          6.Threshold: Saddle Threshold.
          7.Threshold: 1/2 inch (13 mm) ADA threshold.
          8.Threshold: 7.5 psf medium threshold.
          9.Threshold: 12 psf high threshold.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Surface mounted closers are standard. Delete closer option not required.
          10.Closers: Surface mounted closers.
          11.Closers: Overhead concealed closers.
 
          2.7MATERIALS
 
          A.Extrusions: Aluminum alloy and temper; 6063-T6, ASTM B 221.
 
          2.8ACCESSORIES
 
          A.Manufacturer's Standard Accessories:
          1.Fasteners: Zinc plated steel concealed fasteners; Stainless Steel or Hardened aluminum alloys exposed fasteners, countersunk, finish to match aluminum color.
          2.Perimeter Sealant: Non-skinning type, AAMA 803.3.
          3.Glazing: Setting blocks, edge blocks, and spacers in accordance with ASTM C 864, shore durometer hardness as recommended by manufacturer. Glazing gaskets in accordance with ASTM C 864.
          4.Glazing Adhesive: Dow Corning 995, Dow Corning 983, Dow Corning 791, or GE7700 Structural Silicone Sealant.
 
          2.9FABRICATION
 
          A.Shop Assembly: Fabricate and assemble units with joints only at intersection of aluminum members with uniform hairline joints; rigidly secure and seal in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations.
          1.Hardware: Drill and cut to template for hardware. Reinforce frames and door stiles to receive hardware in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations.
          2.Reinforcing: Prepare components for steel reinforcing when necessary.
 
          B.Shop Glaze: Prepare and glaze units using tapes, gaskets and silicones specified with manufacturer's recommendations.
 
          2.10FINISHES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete finish options not required.
 
          A.Clear Anodized Finish: Clear anodic finish over uniformly cleaned and lightly etched aluminum surface.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Class II is manufacturer's standard finish. Delete option not required.
          1.AA-M12C22A41 - AAMA 611 - Architectural Class II.
          2.AA-M12C22A31 - AAMA 611 - Architectural Class I.
 
          B.High Performance Organic Coating Finish: Manufacturer's standard high-performance finish. AAMA 2603.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs. First paragraph is manufacturer's standard finish.
          1.2-Coat.
          2.3-Coat.
 
          C.AAMA 2605 Finish.
 
          PART 3EXECUTION
 
          3.1EXAMINATION
 
          A.Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly constructed and prepared.
 
          B.Site Verification of Conditions: Verify substrate conditions (which have been previously installed under other sections) are acceptable for product installation in accordance with manufacturer's instructions. Verify openings are sized to receive storefront system and sill plate is level in accordance with manufacturer's acceptable tolerances.
 
          C.Field Measurements: Verify actual measurements/openings by field measurements before fabrication; show recorded measurements on shop drawings. Coordinate field measurements, fabrication schedule with construction progress to avoid construction delays.
 
          D.If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect in writing of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
 
          3.2PREPARATION
 
          A.Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
 
          B.Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
 
          3.3INSTALLATION
 
          A.Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, approved submittals, AAMA storefront and entrance guide specifications manual, and in proper relationship with adjacent construction.
          1.Attach to structure to permit sufficient adjustment to accommodate construction tolerances and other irregularities.
          2.Provide alignment attachments and shims to permanently fasten system to building structure.
          3.Align assembly plumb and level, free of warp and twist. Maintain assembly dimensional tolerances aligning with adjacent work.
          4.Set thresholds in bed of mastic and secure.
          5.Adjusting: Adjust operating hardware for smooth operation.
 
          3.4FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
 
          A.Field Inspection: Coordinate field inspection in accordance with appropriate sections in Division 01.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include if manufacturer provides field quality control with onsite personnel for instruction or supervision of product installation, application, erection or construction. Delete if not required.
 
          B.Manufacturer's Services: Coordinate manufacturer's services in accordance with appropriate sections in Division 01.
 
          3.5CLEANING AND PROTECTION
 
          A.Clean products in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.
 
          B.Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
 
          C.Protection: Protect installed product's finish surfaces from damage during construction. Protect aluminum storefront from damage from grinding and polishing compounds, plaster, lime, acid, cement or other harmful contaminants.
 
         
END OF SECTION