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Alerton Inc. Direct Digital Control System for HVAC
 
         
SECTION 23 09 00
 
         
DIRECT DIGITAL CONTROL SYSTEM FOR HVAC
 
         
 
         
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Alerton Inc.; HVAC instrumentation and controls.
This section is based on the products of Alerton Inc., which is located at:
16201 25th Ave. W.
Lynnwood, WA 98087
Tel: 425-921-4900
Fax: 425-921-4872
Email: request info
Web: http://www.alerton.com
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Since 1981, Alerton has helped pioneer smart building technology with its intuitive, powerful control tools that helped shape today's smart building management. Its innovative building management solutions optimize energy efficiency, operational simplicity and occupant comfort for thousands of buildings worldwide. With flexible architecture, open protocols and cutting-edge technology, Alerton is the leading solution for managing an entire building ecosystem.
Alerton partners with an exclusive, global network of independent Dealers and System Integrators who provide expert design, engineering, implementation, and ongoing support. The combination of large-scale global manufacturing and local, in-market partners provides building owners and occupants with the best possible experience. As part of Honeywell International Inc.'s Automation and Controls group, Alerton retains its entrepreneurial and pioneering spirit while gaining the additional financial and technological resources of a multi-national Fortune 100 corporation. Our business excellence starts with superb local dealer and factory support backed by the power of Honeywell.
 
          PART 1GENERAL
 
          1.1SECTION INCLUDES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
          A.Building Automation System (BAS), utilizing direct digital controls. (ASCENT)
 
          1.2RELATED WORK
 
          A.Native BACnet-based system, with Microsoft Windows 10 compatible operator's workstation. Workstation, building controllers, application controllers, and input/output devices communicate using protocols and network standards per ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 135, BACnet. Workstations, controllers, and unitary controllers, to be native BACnet. Do not use gateways for controller communication. Gateways may be used to communicate with existing systems or systems installed under other sections.
          1.BACnet-compliant hardware and software meeting system's functional specifications. Protocol Implementation Conformance Statement (PICS) for Windows-based control software and every controller in system.
          2.Individual hardware layouts, interconnection drawings, and software configuration from project design data.
          3.Implement detailed design for analog and binary objects, system databases, graphic displays, logs, and management reports based on control descriptions, logic drawings, configuration data, and bid documents.
          4.Design, provide, and install equipment cabinets, panels, data communication network cables needed, and associated hardware.
          5.Interconnecting cables between supplied cabinets, application controllers, input/output devices, operator's terminals and peripheral devices (including but not limited to printers) supplied under this section.
          6.Manufacturer's specifications for items supplied.
          7.Specialists and technicians; assist installation, startup, and commissioning.
          8.Operator and technician training program as described herein.
          9.As-built documentation, operator's terminal software, diagrams, and associated project operational documentation (such as technical manuals) on approved media accurately representing the final system.
          10.New sensors, dampers, valves, and new electronic actuators. No used components.
          11.Owner will have full licensing and access rights for network management and operating workstation features for ongoing maintenance and operation of BMS.
          12.BMS workstation will host graphic files for control system. Graphics and navigation schemes for project are to match any that are on existing site/campus.
 
          1.3RELATED SECTIONS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
          A.Section 22 05 00 - Common Work Results for Plumbing.
 
          B.Section 26 05 00 - Common Work Results for Electrical.
 
          1.4RELATED WORK SPECIFIED ELSEWHERE
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any subparagraphs below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
          A.Products Supplied but Not Installed Under This Section:
          1.Control valves.
          2.Flow switches.
          3.Wells, sockets and inline hardware for water sensors (temperature, pressure, flow).
          4.Automatic control dampers, where not supplied with equipment.
          5.Airflow measuring stations.
          6.Terminal unit controllers and actuators, when installed by terminal unit manufacturer.
          7.Variable frequency drives. (Does not include VFDs integral to chillers or boilers).
 
          B.Products Installed but Not Supplied Under This Section: None.
 
          C.Products Not Furnished or Installed but Integrated with the Work of This Section:
          1.Chiller control systems.
          2.Boiler control systems.
          3.Pump control packages.
          4.In-line meters (gas, water, power).
          5.Refrigerant monitors.
          6.Chemical water treatment.
          7.Smoke detectors (through alarm relay contacts).
 
          D.Work Required Under Other Divisions Related to This Section:
          1.Power wiring to line side of motor starters, disconnects or variable frequency drives.
          2.Provision and wiring of smoke detectors and devices relating to fire alarm system.
          3.Campus LAN (Ethernet) connection adjacent to Operator Workstation.
 
          1.5REFERENCES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
          A.American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).
 
          B.American National Standards Institute (ANSI): ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 135, BACnet.
 
          C.Underwriters Laboratories:
          1.UL 916 Underwriters Laboratories Standard for Energy Management Equipment. Canada and the US.
          2.UL 864 UUKL listing for Smoke Controls for any equipment used in smoke control sequences.
 
          D.Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC): EMC Directive 89/336/EEC (European CE Mark).
 
          E.The Federal Communications Commission (FCC): FCC Part 15, Subpart J, Class A.
 
          F.National Electrical Code (NEC).
 
          1.6SPECIFICATION NOMENCLATURE AND DEFINITIONS
 
          A.Acronyms Used in this Specification:
          1.ACM: Ascent Control Module.
          2.Actuator: Device that opens or closes valve or damper in response to control signal.
          3.AI: Analog Input.
          4.AO: Analog Output.
          5.Analog: Continuously variable state over stated range of values.
          6.BAS: Building Automation System.
          7.Compass: Alerton Workstation Software.
          8.DDC: Direct Digital Control.
          9.FC: Fail closed position of control device or actuator. Device moves to closed position on loss of control signal or energy source.
          10.FO: Fail open position of control device or actuator. Device moves to open position on loss of control signal or energy source.
          11.GUI: Graphical User Interface.
          12.HMI: Human Machine Interface.
          13.HVAC: Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning.
          14.LAN: Local Area Network.
          15.MSDB - Microsoft SQL Database
          16.Modulating: Movement of control device through an range of values, proportional to an infinitely variable input value.
          17.Motorized: Control device with actuator.
          18.NC: Normally closed position of switch after control signal is removed or normally closed position of manually operated valves or dampers.
          19.NO: Normally open position of switch after control signal is removed; or the open position of a controlled valve or damper after the control signal is removed; or the usual position of a manually operated valve.
          20.Operator Workstation: PC running Compass software and any required software tools applicable for day to day operation of the BMS.
          21.P: Proportional control; control mode with continuous linear relationship between observed input signal and final controlled output element.
          22.PI: Proportional-Integral control, control mode with continuous proportional output plus additional change in output based on both amount and duration of change in controller variable (reset control).
          23.PICS: BACnet Product Interoperability Compliance Statement.
          24.PID: Proportional-Integral-Derivative control, control mode with continuous correction of final controller output element versus input signal based on proportional error, its time history (reset) and rate at which it's changing (derivative).
          25.Point: Analog or discrete instrument with addressable database value.
          26.VLC: VisuaLogic Controller.
          27.WAN: Wide Area Network.
 
          1.7SUBMITTALS
 
          A.Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
 
          B.Product Data: Construction details, layout, and location of control panels within building, including instrument location in panels and labelling. Indicate mechanical equipment associated with each controller and area in building being served by that equipment. For terminal unit control, a room schedule listing mechanical equipment tag, room number of space served, address of DDC controller, and pertinent information required for service.
          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.
 
          C.Shop Drawings: Material details, construction, finish and adjacent construction relationship.
          1.Engineering drawings, control sequence, and bill of materials for approval.
          2.Standard Sizes for Drawings: 11 inches x 17 inches (ANSI B).
          3.Eight complete physical sets of submittal drawings, and approved electronic media.
 
          D.System Documentation: Include the following in submittal package.
          1.System Configuration Diagrams: Simplified block format. Note software addressing for device communications for devices. Indicate locations of ethernet switches.
          2.Input/output object listings and an alarm point summary listing.
          3.Electrical drawings showing system internal and external connection points, terminal block layouts, and terminal identification.
          4.Bill of materials, valve schedule, and damper schedule.
          5.Instructions and drawings, for installation, operation, maintenance, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and spare parts for list control devices.
          6.BACnet Protocol Implementation Conformance Statements (PICS) per ASHRAE Standard 135: For system elements-Operator's Workstations, building controllers, application controllers, routers, and repeaters.
          7.Description and documentation of proprietary (non-BACnet) services and/or objects.
 
          E.Project Management: Detailed project design and installation schedule with time markings and details for hardware items and software development phases.
          1.Target dates for transmission of project information and documents. Indicate timing and dates for system installation, debugging, and commissioning.
          2.Supply products to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction.
          3.Maintain integrity of shipping cartons for each piece of equipment and control device through shipping, storage and handling as required to prevent equipment damage.
 
          1.8QUALITY ASSURANCE
 
          A.Manufacturer Qualifications: Company specializing in manufacturing products specified. Five years documented experience.
          1.BAS System: Designed, installed, commissioned, and serviced by manufacturer authorized and trained personnel. Support facility within 2 hours response time of site with technical staff, spare parts, and test and diagnostic equipment.
          2.Contractor: Full-time, on-site, experienced project manager responsible for supervision of design, installation, start-up and commissioning or BAS.
          3.Materials and Equipment: Latest standard design complying with requirements.
          4.UL Listed under Standard UL 916, category PAZX: BAS peer-to-peer network controllers, central system controllers and local user displays.
          5.Electronic Equipment: Conform to requirements of FCC Regulation, Part 15, Governing Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Interference and be so labeled.
          6.Control System: Engineered, programmed and supported by representative's local office/ No less than four hour response, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
 
          B.Installer Qualifications: Two years documented experience with projects of similar scope and complexity.
 
          C.Source Limitations: Each product type to be from a single manufacturing source.
          ** 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 with actual materials for Architect's review and to not delay construction progress. Locate as acceptable to Architect providing 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 standard for comparison with completed work.
          4.Do not alter or remove mock-up until work is completed or removal is authorized.
 
          1.9PRE-INSTALLATION CONFERENCE
 
          A.Convene approximately two weeks before scheduled Work commencement. Attendees to include Architect, Contractor and trades involved. Agenda: Include schedule, responsibilities, critical path items and approvals.
 
          1.10DELIVERY, 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.
 
          1.11PROJECT CONDITIONS
 
          A.Maintain environmental conditions within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products in environmental conditions outside recommended limits.
          1.If ambient conditions are not met at time of delivery, manufacturer reserves the right to void the warranty.
 
          1.12WARRANTY
 
          A.Manufacturer's Warranty: Limited warranty against defects in materials and workmanship. Covers costs for parts, labor, associated travel, and expenses for a period of one year from completion of system acceptance and applies equally to hardware and software.
          1.Personnel supporting the hardware and software warranty agreement will provide on- or off-site service in a timely manner after failure notification. Acceptable Response Time: Within 24 hours, Monday through Friday; 48 hours on Saturday and Sunday.
 
          PART 2PRODUCTS
 
          2.1MANUFACTURERS
 
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: Alerton Inc., which is located at: 16201 25th Ave. W.; Lynnwood, WA 98087; Tel: 425-921-4900; Fax: 425-921-4872; Email: request info; Web: http://www.alerton.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.
 
          2.2SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
 
          A.Except as indicated, system supplier to secure and pay for all permits, inspections, and certifications required for his work, and arrange for necessary approvals by the governing authorities.
 
          B.BAS: Network of interoperable, stand-alone building controllers, field controllers on logical networks, graphics and programming for complete system.
          1.Password access to features, functions and data contained in BAS.
          2.Software for complete operating system, as specified, as integral part of supervisory controller. Not dependent upon higher level computer for execution.
          3.System Backup: Electronic copies of software, project graphics, setpoints, and system parameters. Backups will allow Owner to restore system if necessary.
 
          C.Distributed Logic Control System: Software and hardware per ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 135.
          1.System controls mechanical equipment, including unitary equipment such as VAV boxes, heat pumps, fan-coils, AC units, air handlers, boilers, chillers, and listed equipment using native BACnet-compliant components.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Add irrigation, lighting control, any other monitoring in this paragraph, to make sure it is included in project bids and delivered by contractors.
          2.Operator's Workstation Software: BAS application written utilizing BACnet protocols. Software functions to include password protection, scheduling, alarming, logging of historical data, full graphics including animation, after-hours billing, demand limiting, and full suite of field engineering tools including graphical programming applications.
          a.Programming to make future changes to e system, controllers, field level devices, system changes, scheduling, and trending.
          b.Field engineering tools, graphical programming and applications.
          3.Building Controllers: Building management software, with scheduling building control strategies and optimum start and logging.
          a.Energy Management Software/Firmware: Resident in field hardware.
          b.Operator's Terminal Software: Used to access field-based building management functions. Zone-by-zone direct digital logic control of space temperature, scheduling, runtime accumulation, equipment alarm reporting, and override timers for after-hours usage.
          4.Room Sensors: Viewable digital readout of room temperature, and outside air. Adjustable room setpoint within preset limits and set desired override time. Start and stop unit from digital sensor. Include wiring and firmware for field service mode allowing technicians to balance VAV zones and access parameters in zone controller directly from room sensor. Field service mode must have ability to be locked out.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** If digital readout not desired, replace D with the following: Room sensors shall be architecturally pleasing, sense temperature, allow tenant to override system and adjust temperature setpoint. Include wiring for sensor and field service tool.
          5.Application Controllers: Terminal units including VAV, HP and UV, air handler, central plant equipment, and other controlled equipment to be programmable. Mount next to controlled equipment. Communicate with building controller through BACnet LAN.
 
          2.3OPERATOR WORKSTATION (COMPASS)
 
          A.Structure of Workstation Interaction: Client/server relationship. Embedded web server for browser access. Server to archive data and store system. Operator Workstations to support operation. Virtualized server environment. Web clients may access archive server data.
          1.Single Server License Shall:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for maximum devices to be connected not required.
          a.Maximum Devices to be Connected: 10.
          b.Maximum Devices to be Connected: 25.
          c.Maximum Devices to be Connected: 50.
          d.Maximum Devices to be Connected: 150.
          e.Maximum Devices to be Connected: 450.
          f.Maximum Devices to be Connected: 1000.
          g.Maximum Devices to be Connected: 3000.
          h.Maximum Devices to be Connected: As indicated on Drawings.
          i.Not restrict system size based on point count (BACnet or Integration).
 
          B.Operator Workstation: General purpose, commercially available, personal computer.
          1.Processor: Minimum speed of 2.5 GHz.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for processor core not required.
          a.Quad core processor.
          b.Eight core processor.
          c.Processor core as indicated on Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for RAM not required.
          d.RAM: 4 GB.
          e.RAM: 16 GB.
          f.RAM: As indicated on Drawings.
          g.Hard Drive: Minimum of 1 TB.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options network interface card not required.
          h.Network Interface Card: 10 Mbs.
          i.Network Interface Card: 100 Mbs.
          j.Network Interface Card: 1000 Mbs.
          k.Provide more memory and/or a faster processor if necessary to perform the functions described in this specification.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Review regularly, add processing power as required for specific job.
 
          C.Sufficient storage to accommodate fully configured point databases, application databases, graphics files, user-defined reports, and historical data archived as specified.
 
          D.Graphic Based Displays: For each system.
          1.Operator Workstation: Point data for each system. Update every 30 seconds.
          2.Dynamically update data any action by user.
          3.Graphic Displays: Iconic graphic representations of mechanical equipment. Display graphic files, text, trendlog, and dynamic object data displays including animation.
          4.Graphic Displays: "Drill Down" capability from main display to more specific system displays or navigation tree for building equipment and system diagnostic centric display organization.
          a.Tree Navigation Contents: Customizable per-user and per-group basis.
          5.Systems with Terminal Unit Controls: Building floor plan with dynamic temperatures, drillable for more specific terminal information.
          6.Points on graphics allow user to change field-resident Operator Workstation functions associated with project, including setpoints, weekly and exception schedules, from any screen, whether screen shows text or graphic display. Do without reference to object addresses or other numeric/mnemonic indications.
          7.Protect display views unless operator credentials have proper access level. Assign access levels to each display/system object. Menu labels not to appear on graphic if operator does not have appropriate security level.
          8.Analog objects: Displayed with operator modifiable units. Input objects may be displayed as graphic items on display screen as an overlay to the system graphic.
          9.Information: Labeled with descriptors and shown with appropriate engineering units.
          10.DDCs system must provide graphic displays and files. Systems requiring graphics development or logic programming are prohibited. Graphic Files: JPG, GIF or PNG.
          11.Submit graphic displays to Owner for review and approval. Approved graphics to be in place prior to commissioning.
          12.Operator Workstation: Supply graphics library, to use unaltered or modified. Include library to assemble custom graphics. System to allow creation of new graphics.
          13.Data Displays: Ability to link to content outside of BAS system. Content to include, but not limited to launching external files in their native applications.
 
          E.Omnigraphics: Graphics with custom geometry offering color gradient shading and variable opacity in scale to system variables; analog and digital, and color range settings.
          1.Omnigraphics Must Support:
          a.Displaying current values in the geometric shapes.
          b.Geometric shapes to be clickable allowing another graphic display.
          c.Color Scale: Support using AV's to define the color scale ranges.
 
          F.The Operator Interface: Support the following functions.
          1.Mouse-over tooltip information of graphic items or data points; can be turned off.
          2.Right click capability to access system functionality such as Schedule, Trendlogs, and Alarms associated with display object selected.
          3.Automatic zooming to screen size to maximize display to display area. Can be enabled or disabled. Background color, flood fills remaining screen background.
          4.Support user configurable embedded Data Viewer for a persistent trend log data view to accompany system data and graphic information on a single display.
 
          G.Password Protection: Preventing unauthorized use unless operator is logged on.
          1.Limits operator to assigned functions when logged on. Includes displays as outlined.
          2.Users: Individual User IDs, User Names, and Passwords. Case sensitive alphanumeric character entry except for User ID. User ID, User Name, and Password will enforce minimum of 8 characters and stored in encrypted format.
          3.Each user to be allowed individual assignment of control functions, menu items, navigation tree, and user-specific system start display, and restricted access to discrete BACnet devices to which user requires access.
          4.Passwords, user names, and access assignments: Adjustable via Compass. Password adjustable via web client.
          5.Users to have set access levels, which define access to displays and individual objects user may control. System to have 10 distinct access levels for assignment.
          6.Operator Workstation and Web Client: Auto logout feature when no keyboard or mouse activity is detected for time period, adjustable by system administrator. Enabled and disabled by system administrator. Screen message notifying log out.
          7.Permit effective date range, and effective time of day, User are permitted access.
          8.Operator Workstation: Support LDAP integration enforcing strong password policies.
 
          H.Operator Activity Log: Tracks operator changes and activities.
          1.Included in Operator Workstation. A log of what changed, who made the change, date and time of system activity, and value of change before and after. Operator may display activity, sort changes by user or operation and print Operator Activity Log.
          2.Activity log to be gathered and archived to MSDB as needed. Log to be able to exportable for spreadsheet display and sorting.
          3.User option to record commenting in Operator Activity Log upon system point change.
          4.Accessible via Web Client for viewing, sorting, filtering, and printing.
 
          I.Scheduling:
          1.Information to be in easy-to-read daily format including calendar of this month and next. Schedules to show actual ON/OFF times for day based on scheduling priority. Priority for Scheduling: Events, holidays and daily, with events being the highest.
          2.Holiday and Special Event Schedules: Display data in calendar format. Be able to schedule holidays and special events directly from these calendars.
          3.Operator to be able to change information for a given weekly or exception schedule if logged on with appropriate access privileges.
          4.Schedule Wizard for schedules set up. Walks user through schedule generation. Have its own pull-down selection for startup or may be started by right-clicking on value displayed on graphic and then selecting Schedule.
          5.Scheduling: Include optimum start based on outside air temperature, current heating/cooling setpoints, indoor temperature and previous starts history. Individual zones to have optimum start time calculated based on parameters listed. Operators to input schedules to set time that occupied setpoint is to be attained. Optimum start feature must calculate the startup time needed to match zone temperature to setpoint. Operators to be able to set a limit for maximum startup time allowed.
          6.List show currently defined schedules. Includes standard, holiday and event schedules. User to be able to select a list showing scheduled points and zones.
          7.Display of schedules must show ON times for standard, holiday and event schedules in different colors on a given day. OFF times must also be shown in additional colors. Operators may select from a calendar what days are to be scheduled and show points and zones affected. Operators may set time for one day and then match it to days of the week to be affected as a recurrence of same schedule.
          8.Any displayed data that is changeable by operator may be selected using the right mouse button and schedule selectable on screen. Selection of schedule using this method allows viewing of assigned schedule and allows the point to be scheduled.
          9.Schedule Support Functions: Drag-n-drop events and holidays on schedule calendar.
          a.Drag-n-drop events default to two-hour period; can operator adjusted.
          b.Drag-n-drop holidays default for OFF all day; edit for multiple-day holidays.
          c.View affected zones when adding or editing timed events of a schedule.
          10.Web Client: A search list of scheduled points and zones to access schedule calendar.
          11.Schedule Time Blocks: Present schedule detail via mouse-over information.
 
          J.Advanced Scheduling:
          1.Each resource shall have its own unique schedule object.
          2.Both analog and binary points shall be scheduled.
          3.Holiday schedules shall support perpetual holidays
          4.Calendar Events Set to be Reoccurring Events: Daily, weekly, monthly and annually as well as a non-pattern occurrence by selecting groups of days so they can be edited on one occurrence.
 
          K.Alarm Indication and Handling: Visual, printed, and email means of alarm indication.
          1.Printout of Alarms: Sent to assigned terminal and port. May be filtered based on User ID's authorization level.
          2.Web Client: Display persistent alarm state for system regardless of data view including points in alarm but not acknowledged, and points that have gone into alarm and returned to normal without being acknowledged.
          3.Recorded and archive at the Operator Workstation:
          a.Description of event and equipment initiating alarm. 256 characters in length.
          b.Time and date of alarm occurrence.
          c.Time and date of object state return to normal.
          d.Time and date of alarm acknowledgment
          e.Identification of operator acknowledging alarm.
          4.Alarm messages: User-definable text, English or other specified language, and delivered to operator's terminal, client, or remote communication using email; authenticated SMTP supported.
          5.Allow for set up of alarms. User interface will walk user through steps necessary.
          6.Alarm annunciation includes navigation link to a user-selected display or URL.
          7.Displayed data changeable by operator is right mouse button selectable. Alarm is then selectable on screen allowing view of alarm history or allow new alarm creation.
 
          L.Trendlog Information: Display trendlog records in standard engineering units.
          1.Periodically gather data stored in building controllers and store information in system database. Append stored records with new data. Overwriting records is not allowed unless file size is limited. System database capable of storing 50 million records before archiving data. Samples viewable at Web Client.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A SQL database must be used to meet the 50 million records level. Change to the following if specifying standard database "System database shall be capable of storing up to 30,000 records before needing to archive data."
          a.Capable of trending on interval determined by polling rate, or change-of-value.
          2.Add and edit trendlogs and setup information including the following:
          a.The interval at which it is to be logged.
          b.Operations shall be password protected.
          c.Accessed directly from graphics on which a trended object is displayed.
          3.Trendlog Wizard: Setup of multiple trend logs simultaneously. Walk users through necessary steps. Have a pull-down selection for startup, or by right-clicking on value displayed on graphic, and then selecting Trendlogs from displayed menu.
          4.Trendlog Data: Viewable on Datalogger accessible via Web Browser. Trend logs of any point on a graphic must be initiated by performing a right mouse click on the point.
 
          M.DataViewer access via Web Browser: Capable of graphing trend-logged object data.
          1.Access and ability to create, edit and view are restricted by user account credentials
          2.Specific and repeatable URL defines trendlog views for browser bookmarking and email compatibility.
          3.Call out of trendlog value at intersection of trend line and mouse-over vertical axis.
          4.Trendlog or Energy log and companion logs configurable to display on one of two independent vertical scales embedded in display.
          5.Click zoom for control of data set viewed along either graph axis.
          6.User-specifiable start and end dates and fast scroll features supporting click zoom of macro scale view of data for quickly finding data set based on visual signature.
          7.User export of the viewed data set to MS Excel.
          8.Optional min/max ranges (Upper Control Limits, Lower Control Limits) for each value.
 
          N.Energy Log Information: Display information in standard engineering units.
          1.Periodically gather energy log data in field controller and archive information. Append files with new data. Overwriting archived data is not allowed unless file size is limited.
          2.Store data in database format for use by third-party programs. System operation to stay online during graphing operations.
          3.Operators to be able to change energy log setup information. Includes meters, meter pulse value, and type of energy units. Meters monitored by system may be logged. Support using flow and temperature sensors for BTU monitoring.
          4.Web Client: Display data in tabular and graphical formats. Display in hourly, daily, weekly, monthly and yearly formats. Be able to select specific data periods to view.
 
          O.Demand Limiting: Sheds and restores equipment based on energy usage when compared to shed and restore settings.
          1.Shedding: Implemented independently on each zone or piece of system equipment.
          2.Binary Shedding: 5 priority levels. Loads in a given priority level to be shed before any loads in a higher priority level are shed. Load shedding within a given priority level includes two methods; a "first off-first on" mode, and a "first off-last on" linear mode.
          3.Analog Shedding: Program generated ramp used by individual zones or control algorithm to raise and lower cooling and heating settings reducing energy usage.
          4.Status of each program to be displayed with description of each load on Web Client.
 
          P.Tenant Activity: A program monitoring after-hours overrides by tenants, logs data, and generates bill based on usage and rate charged for each tenant space.
          1.Tenant after-hours override usage is logged in Operator Workstation database.
          2.Include entry of following information for use in logging and billing.
          a.Tenant's contact name and address.
          b.One or multiple tenant zones making up a total tenant space, including separate billing rate for each separate zone.
          c.Minimum and maximum values an event duration and event limit.
          d.Property management information.
          e.Overall billing rate.
          f.Seasonal adjustments or surcharge to billing rate.
          g.Billing notification type including, but not limited to printer, file and email.
          h.Billing form template.
          3.Logging: Include recording the following information for each and every tenant event.
          a.Zone description.
          b.Time the event begins.
          c.Total override time.
          d.Limits shall be applied to override time.
          4.A Tenant Bill: Generated for a specific period using entered configuration data and logged data. User with appropriate security level will be able to view and override billing information. User to be able to select a billing period to view and be able to delete events from billing and edit a selected tenant activity event's override time.
 
          Q.Reports: Capable of producing the following reports. Deliverable Format: CSV.
          1.Trendlog configurations.
          2.Alarm configurations.
          3.Tenant activity configurations.
          4.Device summary.
          5.Energy log configurations.
          6.Schedule configurations.
          7.Deliverable Format: CSV files.
 
          R.Field Engineering Tools: For programming controllers supplied.
          1.Database Application Manager: Include controller logic files and associated graphics.
          2.Device Manager: Detect devices connected on BACnet network by scanning. Display device instance, network ID, model, and description. Record and display software file loaded in each controller. Store file copies in project folder on computer's hard drive.
          3.Audit when device not in database is added to network.
          4.Backup/restore function for system to selected medium. System to be capable of restoring systems and creating a backup for instantiating a new client PC.
          5.A means to scan, detect, interrogate, and edit third-party BACnet devices and BACnet objects within those devices.
 
          S.Web Interface: System software based upon server/thin client architecture, designed around open standards of web technology.
          1.Communicate using Ethernet and TCP. Access server using a web browser across Owner's intranet and remotely via the Internet. Support 200 users with single license.
          2.Web Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer v11 or later, Firefox 70 or later, Chrome 78 or later, and Safari 13 or later. No special vendor-supplied software to be required. Display data in real-time. Update automatically without user interaction.
          3.Web Pages: Automatically generated with HTML5 from data display files on Operator Workstation. Do not use systems requiring an HTML editor for web page generation.
          4.Launching Web Browser on Operator Workstation presents a login page requiring a login name and password. Navigation and system adjustments dependent upon operators assigned privileges. User activity reports will show activity of operators, whether changes were made using a web client or Operator Workstation.
          5.User Session Management including ability to view connected user sessions to the web client, see how long they have been active/inactive for each unique session, and force log-out for any or all sessions.
 
          T.Context Menu Navigation: Web Browser: Support Context Menu Navigation via a right mouse click on a data point.
          1.Operations to be dependent upon logged in user privileges and include:
          a.View and setup Alarms.
          b.View and setup Trend Logs.
          c.Display the BACnet properties for the selected Object.
          d.View and setup Schedules.
          e.View System activity for the selected Object.
 
          U.Summary Pages:
          1.Present system data in tabular form. Data to be from multiple devices. Points presented horizontally and devices listed on left side of table.
          2.Built using spreadsheet that can be imported into Operator Workstation.
          3.Data in summary pages to be live. Configure each object to be read only or writeable.
          4.Both analog and binary data shall be supported.
          5.Summary page, when populated, captured for archiving and review for analysis.
          6.The data shall be sortable by clicking on the column headings.
 
          V.Advance Scheduling (EASE): Managed and arranged in multi-tier hierarchy.
          1.Access through hierarchy to be controlled via login credentials.
          2.Configured for MS SQL 2014/17/19 Enterprise.
          3.The Advanced Schedule Application:
          a.Apply conflict resolution logic for effective scheduling.
          b.Assign Work, Week and Holiday schedules for multiple resources.
          c.Create schedules with analog and binary resources.
          d.Create events for parent resources or children using inheritance.
          e.Customize event recurrence.
          f.Use Resource Picker to search and select resources.
          g.Create custom templates to hold the resource and event time.
          h.Schedule Operations Status: Use notification banner. Verify changes in resource tree.
          i.Verify event type applied to resource with indication given by resource hierarchy/tree.
 
          2.4BUILDING CONTROLLER (ACM)
 
          A.General Requirements:
          1.BACnet Conformance: Approved by BTL as meeting BACnet Building Controller requirements.
          a.Refer to ANSI/ASHREA 135, for a complete list of the services that must be directly supported to provide each of the functional groups listed above.
          b.Proprietary services, if used, document and provide as part of submittal data. Provide tools for working with proprietary information.
          2.Scalable: Number of trunks and protocols selectable to fit project requirements
          3.Capable of panel-mounting on DIN rail and/or mounting screws.
          4.Global control strategies based on information from any objects in system, regardless if object is directly monitored by building controller module or by another controller.
          5.Capable of running 6 independent control strategies simultaneously. Modification of one control strategy does not interrupt function or runtime others.
          6.Software implementing DDC strategies to be completely flexible and user-definable.
          7.Software Programming Tools: Provide as part of project software. Factory pre-programmed global strategies not modifiable by field personnel are not acceptable. Changing global strategies via firmware changes is also unacceptable.
          8.Programming: Object-oriented control function blocks and support DDC functions. Flowcharts: Generated and automatically downloaded to controller. Programming tool to be resident on workstation. used same tool for controllers.
          9.Graphically view inputs and outputs to each program block in real-time as program is executing. Function may be performed using operator's workstation or field computer.
          10.Controller: 6,000 Analog Values and 6,000 Binary Values.
          11.Controller IP configuration: Via direct USB connect or field computer.
          12.Quad Core 996 Ghz processor to ensure fast processing speeds.
          13.Execute control algorithms and automated control functions with 64-bit processor.
          14.Minimum of 1 GB of DDR3 SDRAM on a 533 Mhz bus to ensure high speed data recording, large data storage capacity and reliability.
          15.Support 2 on-board EIA-485 ports capable of supporting various EIA-485 protocols including, but not limited to BACnet MS/TP and Modbus. Ports capable of supporting EIA-485 protocols including, to BACnet MS/TP and Modbus.
          16.Support 2 ports-each of gigabit speed-Ethernet (10/100/1000) ports. Ports are capable of supporting Ethernet protocols including, BACnet IP, FOX, and Modbus.
          17.Ports capable of having protocols assigned to utilize port's physical connection.
          18.Minimum 4 onboard inputs, 2 universal inputs and 2 binary inputs.
          19.Schedules:
          a.Normal seven-day scheduling, holiday scheduling and event scheduling.
          b.Support 380 BACnet Schedule Objects and 380 BACnet Calendar Objects.
          20.Logging Capabilities:
          a.Log 2,000 objects at 15-minute intervals. Any object in system may be logged. Sample time interval adjustable at operator's workstation.
          b.Viewed logs on-site or off-site using WAN or remote communication.
          c.Periodically upload trended data to operator's workstation for archiving. Archived data available for use in spreadsheet or database programs.
          21.Alarm Generation: Within the system for any object change of value or state, includes analog and binary object state changes, and controller communication failures.
          a.Each alarm may be dialed out as noted elsewhere.
          b.Provide alarm log for alarm viewing. Log may be viewed on-site at operator's terminal or off-site using remote communications.
          c.Handle up to 2,000 alarm setups stored as BACnet event enrollment objects, with system destination and actions individually configurable.
          22.Demand Limiting of Energy: Built-in, user-configurable function.
          a.Controller modules support shedding up to 1,200 loads.
          b.Load shedding programs to operate as defined herein.
          23.Tenant Activity Logging: Supported by a building controller module. Each independent module to support a 380 zones.
          a.Tenant Activity logging to function as defined herein.
 
          B.BACnet MS/TP:
          1.BACnet MS/TP LAN must be software-configurable from 9.6 to 115.4 Kbps
          a.Each BACnet MS/TP LAN shall support 64 BACnet devices at a minimum.
          b.Proprietary object types, if used in the system, shall be thoroughly documented and provided as part of the submittal data. Necessary tools shall be supplied for working with proprietary information.
 
          C.BACnet IP:
          1.The building controller shall comply with Annex J of the BACnet specification for IP connections. This device shall use Ethernet to connect to the IP internetwork, while using the same Ethernet LAN for non-IP communications to other BACnet devices on the local area network (LAN).
          2.Must support interoperability on WANs and campus area networks (CANs), and function as a BACnet Broadcast Management Device (BBMD).
          3.Each controller shall support at a minimum 128 BBMD entries.
          4.BBMD management architecture shall support 3,000 subnets at a minimum.
          5.Shall support BACnet Network Address Translation.
          6.Proprietary object types, if used in the system, shall be thoroughly documented and provided as part of the submittal data. Necessary tools shall be supplied for working with proprietary information.
 
          D.Expansion Ports:
          1.Controller shall support two (2) expansion ports.
          a.Combining the two on-board EIA-458 ports with fully loaded expansion ports, the controller shall support six (6) EIA-485 trunks simultaneously.
          2.Expansion Cards: Mate to the expansion ports, shall include the following.
          a.Dual port EIA-485 card.
          b.78 kbps FTT10A LON network card.
 
          E.Modbus Protocol Support:
          1.Controller shall support reading from and writing to TCP Slaves and Serial Connections (RTU or ASCI over either EIA-485 or EIA-232).
          a.Shall be capable of mapping Modbus register coil data to BACnet AV, BV, MV, AI, BI, and MI object types.
          b.Support a minimum of 6000 Mapped Modbus points.
          2.Support up to 384 virtual groupings of Modbus points where each grouping is represented as a single virtual BACnet device.
          a.Virtual BACnet devices support BACnet Change Of Value (COV) notifications
          b.Each Virtual device has diagnostic information for troubleshooting Modbus point mapping. Diagnostic point should include the following.
          1)Number of points mapped.
          2)Number of messages Transmitted and Received.
          3)Modbus Exception Counts.
          4)Display of last exception message.
          5)Serial Setting (Baud rate, Parity, Stop Bits).
          3.Integration Performance: Data age of integrated point shall be capable of 1 second for 5000 points.
 
          F.Niagara Framework:
          1.Controller shall utilize the Tridium Niagara Framework.
          a.Niagara Framework shall be version 3.8 or newer.
          b.Niagara licensing shall be stored on a removable MicroSD card for fast in-field replacement of controller.
          2.The Niagara License for the controllers shall be an open license.
          a.The controller shall be programmable via Niagara Workplace programming tool.
          b.The controller shall be programmable via a Niagara embedded Workplace programming tool.
 
          G.Power Supply:
          1.Input for power: Accept between 17 and 30 VAC, 47 and 63 Hz.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete subparagraph below if rechargeable battery not required.
          2.Rechargeable Battery: For controller shutdown including flash memory data storage.
          3.On-board capacitor ensuring continuous operation of real-time clocks for 14 days.
 
          H.Controller: Shall be in compliance with the following.
          1.UL 916 for open energy management.
          2.FCC Class B.
          3.RoHS Compliant.
          4.IEC 60703.
          5.C-Tick Listed.
          6.CE(EN 60730-1).
 
          I.Controller: Operate in the following environmental conditions.
          1.Without Battery: Minus 4 to 149 degrees F (Minus 20 to 65 degrees C).
          2.With Battery: 32 to 122 degrees F (0 to 50 degrees C).
          3.Relative Humidity: 0 to 95 percent, non-condensing.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The above section (2.4) is only needed for projects where expandable/standalone central plant and AHU controllers are required. Delete for all other projects.
 
          2.5CENTRAL PLANT AND AIR HANDLER APPLICATION CONTROLLERS (ACM/AXM)
 
          A.General Requirements:
          1.One or more native BACnet application controller for each air handler as needed for central plant control to adequately cover objects listed in object list.
          2.Interface to building controller through MS/TP LAN using BACnet protocol, or Ethernet LAN using BACnet over Ethernet or BACnet TCP/IP. Do not use gateways.
          3.Include input, output and self-contained logic program as needed for complete control of units. Fully programmable using graphical programming blocks. Resident programming tool on operator workstation. Same tool used for building controller. Do not use auxiliary or non-BACnet controllers
 
          B.BACnet Conformance:
          1.Approved by BTL meeting BACnet Advanced Application Controller requirements.
          2.Refer to ANSI/ASHREA 135, for a complete list of services directly supported to provide each of the functional groups listed. Proprietary services, to be documented and provided in submittal data. Supply tools for working with proprietary information.
          3.Object types supported include, Analog Input, Analog Output, Analog Value, Binary Input, Binary Output, Binary Value, Multi-state Values, Device, File, and Program object types. Proprietary types, to be documented and provided in submittal data. Supply tools for working with proprietary information.
 
          C.Direct Digital Controls:
          1.Include universal inputs with 12-bit resolution that accept 3K and 10K thermistors, 0 to 10 VDC, Platinum 1000 ohm RTD, 0 to 5 VDC, 4 to 20 mA and dry contact signals. Inputs on controllers may be analog or digital. A minimum of 3 inputs that accept pulses. Include binary and analog outputs on board. Analog outputs with 12-bit resolution to support either 0 to 10 VDC or 0 to 20 mA. Binary outputs: LED indication of status. Software must include scaling features for analog outputs. Include 20 VDC for use as power supply to external sensors.
          2.Outputs must have onboard Hand-Off-Auto (HOA) switches and status indicator light. Monitor HOA switch position. Analog outputs will include potentiometer for manual adjustment of output when HOA switch is in Hand position.
          3.Every HOA switch position to be available system wide as a BACnet object property.
 
          D.Programmable Controller:
          1.Program sequences shall be stored on board application controller in EEPROM. No batteries shall be needed to retain logic program. Program sequences shall be executed by controller up to 20 times per second (minimum of 10 times per second) and capable of multiple PID loops for control of multiple devices. Calculations shall be completed using floating-point math and system shall support display of information in floating-point nomenclature at operator's terminal.
          2.The following control blocks shall be supported.
          a.Natural Log.
          b.Exponential.
          c.Log base 10.
          d.X to the power of Y.
          e.Nth square root of X.
          f.5th Order Polynomial Equations.
          g.Astronomical Clock (sunrise/sunset calculation).
          h.Time based schedules.
          3.Programming of application controller shall be completely modifiable in the field over installed BACnet LANs. Operator shall program logic sequences by graphically moving function blocks on screen and tying blocks together on screen. Application controller shall be programmed using programming tools as described in Operator's Workstation section.
 
          E.Schedules: The controller shall support a minimum of 3 BACnet Schedule Objects and have a real time clock on board with battery backup to maintain time through a power loss.
 
          F.Logging Capabilities:
          1.Controller shall support a minimum of 50 trendlogs. Any object in the controller (real or calculated) may be logged. Sample time interval shall be adjustable at the Operator's Workstation.
          2.Controller shall periodically upload trended data to system server for long-term archiving if desired. Archived data stored in SQL database form and shall be available for use in third-party spreadsheet or database programs.
 
          G.Alarm Generation:
          1.Alarms may be generated within the controller for any object change of value or state (either real or calculated). This includes things such as analog object value changes, and binary object state changes.
          2.Alarm log shall be provided for alarm viewing. Log may be viewed on-site at the operator's terminal or off-site using remote communications.
          3.Controller must be able to handle up to 25 alarm setups stored as BACnet event enrollment objects, with system destination and actions individually configurable.
 
          H.Power Supply:
          1.Input for power shall accept between 17 and 30 VAC, 47 and 63 Hz.
          2.Power Input/Output expansions separate and shall be 24 VAC 50/60 Hz, 20 VA minimum and half-wave rectified. Output loads are powered separately.
          3.Optional rechargeable battery for shutdown of controller including storage of data in flash memory.
          4.On-board capacitor will ensure continuous operation of real-time clocks for minimum of 14 days.
 
          I.Controller: Shall be in compliance with the following.
          1.UL 916 for open energy management
          2.FCC Part 15 Class B
          3.ICES-003 Issue 6
          4.EN 60703-1
 
          J.The controller processor shall be a 64-bit processor.
 
          K.The packaging of the controller shall provide operable doors to cover the terminals once installation is complete. The housing of the controller shall provide for DIN rail mounting and also fully enclose circuit board.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The Article below is only needed for projects where expandable/standalone central plant and AHU controllers are required that specifically need to support IPV6 or Ethernet Communications. Delete for all other projects.
 
          2.6EXPANDABLE ADVANCED APPLICATION CONTROLLERS (VIP-363-HOA)
 
          A.General Requirements:
          1.Provide control strategies for system based on information from connected inputs. Program implementing strategies to be fully programmable, completely flexible and user-definable.
          2.An onboard real-time clock must support schedule operations and trendlogs. Conform to B-AAC BACnet specification, with 24-hour power fail backup.
          3.Control algorithms and automated control functions: Use 32-bit processor.
          4.A built in 4-port Gigabyte switch supporting 10/100/1000 Base-T. Up to three Ethernet ports to be disabled via software configuration if required.
          a.Support the following ethernet network topologies:
          1)Star.
          2)Daisy Chain.
          3)Ring.
          5.BACnet communication over Ethernet and protocols include:
          a.BACnet/Ethernet.
          b.BACnet/IPv4.
          c.BACnet/IPv6.
          6.Base unit of controller to host 8 expansion modules with various I/O combinations. These inputs and outputs include universal 16-bit inputs, binary outputs, and analog outputs (0 to 10 V or 0 to 20 mA). Inputs support 3K and 10K thermistors, 0 to 5 VDC, 0 to 10 VDC, 4-20 mA, dry contacts and pulse inputs directly.
          7.Support for intelligent room sensor. Room sensor display to be programmable at controller and include operating and field service modes. Button functions and display data to be programmable to show specific controller data in each mode based on which button is pressed on the sensor.
          8.Provide 172 discreet inputs/outputs per base unit.
          9.Advanced VAV application controller to have a visual indicator (LED) of device status.
          a.No power to controller.
          b.Unit Initializing.
          c.Firmware running with no I/O communicating.
          d.Firmware running with I/O communicating.
 
          B.Direct Digital Controls:
          1.Provide means to graphically view inputs and outputs on each program block in real-time as program is executing. This function may be performed using the Operator Workstation.
          2.Expandable advanced application controllers shall include universal inputs with 16-bit resolution that accept 3K and 10K thermistors, 0 to 10 VDC, 4 to 20 mA and dry contact signals. Any input on a controller may be either analog or digital with a minimum of five inputs that accept pulses. Controller shall include binary and analog outputs on board. Analog outputs with 16-bit resolution shall support either 0 to 10 VDC or 0 to 20 mA. Binary outputs shall have LED indication of status. Software shall include scaling features for analog outputs.
          3.Expandable advanced application controller shall include 20 VDC voltage supply for use as power supply to external sensors.
          4.Outputs must have onboard Hand-Off-Auto (HOA) switches and a status indicator light. HOA switch position shall be monitored. Each analog output shall include a potentiometer for manually adjusting the output when the HOA switch is in the Hand position.
          5.The position of each and every HOA switch shall be available system wide as a BACnet object property.
 
          C.Programmable Controller:
          1.Programming shall be object-oriented using control program blocks. Controller shall support a minimum of 120 Analog Values and 100 Binary Values. Up to 50 analog and binary values shall support standard BACnet priority arrays. Programming tool shall be provided with the Operators Workstation and shall be the same tool that is used to program the expandable advanced application controller.
          2.Program sequences shall be stored on board expandable advanced application controller in EEPROM. No batteries shall be needed to retain logic program. Program sequences shall be executed by controller up to 1 time per second and capable of multiple PID loops for control of multiple devices.
          3.The following control blocks shall be supported:
          a.Natural Log.
          b.Exponential.
          c.Log base 10.
          d.X to the power of Y.
          e.Nth square root of X.
          f.5th Order Polynomial Equations.
          g.Astronomical Clock (sunrise/sunset calculation).
          h.Time based schedules.
          4.Programming of expandable advanced application controller shall be completely modifiable in the field over installed BACnet LANs. Operator shall program logic sequences by graphically moving function blocks on screen and tying blocks together on screen. Expandable advanced application controller shall be programmed using programming tools as described in Operator's Workstation section.
 
          D.Schedules: Expandable application controllers to support 50 BACnet Schedule Objects.
 
          E.Logging Capabilities:
          1.Each expandable advanced application controller shall support trendlogs. Any object in the system (real or calculated) may be logged. Sample time interval shall be adjustable at the operator's workstation.
          2.Controller shall periodically upload trended data to system server for long-term archiving if desired.
          3.Archived data stored in database format shall be available for use in third-party spreadsheet or database programs.
 
          F.Alarm Generation:
          1.For any object change of value or state (either real or calculated); analog object value changes, binary object state changes, and controller communication failures.
          2.Alarm log: Provided for viewing operator's terminal or off-site with remote access.
          3.Controller must handle alarm setups stored as BACnet event enrollment objects, with system destination and actions individually configurable.
 
          G.BACnet Conformance:
          1.The expandable advanced Application Controller shall, support Ethernet BACnet LAN types. It shall communicate directly through these BACnet LANs as a native BACnet device. Controllers shall be approved by the BTL as meeting the BACnet Advanced Application Controller requirements.
          2.Refer to ANSI/ASHRAE 135, for a complete list of the services that must be directly supported to provide each of the functional groups listed above. Proprietary services, if used in the system, shall be thoroughly documented and provided as part of the submittal data. Necessary tools shall be supplied for working with proprietary information.
          3.Standard BACnet object types supported shall include, as a minimum, Analog Input, Binary Input, Analog Output, Binary Output, Analog Value, Binary Value, Device, File, Group, Event Enrollment, Notification Class, Program, and Schedule object types. Necessary tools shall be supplied for working with proprietary information.
          4.The Controller shall comply with Annex J of the BACnet specification for IP connections. This device shall use Ethernet to connect to the IP internetwork, while using the same Ethernet LAN for non-IP communications to other BACnet devices on the LAN.
          5.The Expandable advanced application controller shall have the ability to:
          a.Be disabled from traffic to and from other subnets.
          b.Subscribe to COV subscriptions at a definable interval.
 
          H.Security:
          1.The advanced application controller shall be configured with passwords of eight or more characters for:
          a.Console configuration.
          b.Backup and restore.
          c.Disable traffic to and from other subnets.
          d.Protect backup/restore/restart.
 
          I.Power Supply: Input for power shall accept between 20 and 30 VAC, 50/60 Hz. Half wave rectified. Output loads are powered separately.
 
          J.Controller shall be in compliance with the following:
          1.UL 916 for open energy management.
          2.FCC Part 15 Subpart J, Class A.
          3.EMC Directive 89/336/EEC.
 
          K.Controller shall operate in the following environmental conditions:
          1.Minus 4 to 131 degrees F (Minus 20 to 55 degrees C).
          2.0 to 95 percent relative humidity (RH), non-condensing.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The Article below is only needed for projects where VAV controllers are required that specifically need to support IPV6 or Ethernet Communications. Delete for all other projects.
 
          2.7ADVANCED VAV APPLICATION CONTROLLERS (VIP-363-VAV)
 
          A.General Requirements:
          1.The advanced VAV application controller shall be capable of providing control strategies for the system based on information from any or all connected inputs. The program that implements these strategies shall be fully programmable, completely flexible and user-definable. Any systems utilizing factory pre-programmed global strategies that cannot be modified by field personnel on-site though simple download are not acceptable.
          2.An onboard real-time clock must support schedule operations and trendlogs. The real-time clock shall conform to B-AAC BACnet specification, with 24-hour power fail backup.
          3.Control algorithms and automated control functions should execute using a 32-bit processor.
          4.Advanced VAV application controller shall include a built in 4-port Gigabit switch capable of supporting 10/100/1000 Base-T. Up to three of the Ethernet ports shall be disabled via software configuration if required.
          5.The built in 4-port switch shall support the following ethernet network topologies:
          a.Star.
          b.Daisy Chain.
          c.Ring.
          6.BACnet communication over Ethernet and protocols shall include:
          a.BACnet/Ethernet.
          b.BACnet/IPv4.
          c.BACnet/IPv6.
          7.The advanced VAV application controller shall host onboard a single pressure sensor with the following capabilities.
          a.16-bit.
          b.Field Replaceable.
          c.0.2 inwc (500 Pa) range.
          d.0.0004 inwc (0.1 Pa) accuracy.
          e.Polarity insensitive.
          8.Advanced VAV application controller shall include support for intelligent room sensor. Display on room sensor shall be programmable at controller and include an operating mode and a field service mode. Button functions and display data shall be programmable to show specific controller data in each mode based on which button is pressed on the sensor. See sequence of operation for specific display requirements at intelligent room sensor.
          9.The advanced VAV application controller shall have a visual indicator (LED) of the status of the device
          a.No power to controller.
          b.Unit Initializing.
          c.Firmware running.
 
          B.Direct Digital Controls:
          1.Provide means to graphically view inputs and outputs on each program block in real-time as program is executing. This function may be performed using the Operator Workstation.
          2.Advanced VAV application controller shall include universal inputs with 16-bit resolution that accept 3K and 10K thermistors, 0 to 10 VDC, 4 to 20 mA and dry contact signals. Any input on a controller may be either analog or digital with a minimum of five inputs that accept pulses. Controller shall include binary and analog outputs on board. Analog outputs with 16-bit resolution shall support either 0 to 10 VDC or 0 to 20 mA. Binary outputs shall have LED indication of status. Software shall include scaling features for analog outputs.
          3.Advanced VAV application controller shall include 20 VDC voltage supply for use as power supply to external sensors.
          4.Outputs must have onboard Hand-Off-Auto (HOA) switches and a status indicator light. HOA switch position shall be monitored. Each analog output shall include a potentiometer for manually adjusting the output when the HOA switch is in the Hand position.
          5.The position of each and every HOA switch shall be available system wide as a BACnet object property.
 
          C.Programmable Controller:
          1.Programming shall be object-oriented using control program blocks. Controller shall support a minimum of 120 Analog Values and 100 Binary Values. Up to 50 analog and binary values shall support standard BACnet priority arrays. Programming tool shall be provided with the Operators Workstation and shall be the same tool that is used to program the advanced VAV application controller.
          2.Program sequences shall be stored on board the advanced VAV application controller in EEPROM. No batteries shall be needed to retain logic program. Program sequences shall be executed by controller up to 1 time per second and capable of multiple PID loops for control of multiple devices.
          3.The following control blocks shall be supported:
          a.Natural Log.
          b.Exponential.
          c.Log base 10.
          d.X to the power of Y.
          e.Nth square root of X.
          f.5th Order Polynomial Equations.
          g.Astronomical Clock (sunrise/sunset calculation).
          h.Time based schedules.
          4.Programming of advanced VAV application controller shall be completely modifiable in the field over installed BACnet LANs. Operator shall program logic sequences by graphically moving function blocks on screen and tying blocks together on screen. Advanced VAV application controller shall be programmed using programming tools as described in Operator's Workstation section.
 
          D.Schedules: Each advanced VAV application controller shall support a minimum of 50 BACnet Schedule Objects.
 
          E.Logging Capabilities:
          1.Each advanced VAV application controller shall support trendlogs. Any object in the system (real or calculated) may be logged. Sample time interval shall be adjustable at the operator's workstation.
          2.Controller shall periodically upload trended data to system server for long-term archiving if desired.
          3.Archived data stored in database format shall be available for use in third-party spreadsheet or database programs.
 
          F.Alarm Generation:
          1.Alarms may be generated within the system for any object change of value or state (either real or calculated). This includes things such as analog object value changes, binary object state changes, and various controller communication failures.
          2.Alarm log shall be provided for alarm viewing. Log may be viewed on-site at the operator's terminal or off-site using remote communications.
          3.Controller must be able to handle alarm setups stored as BACnet event enrollment objects, with system destination and actions individually configurable.
 
          G.BACnet Conformance:
          1.The advanced VAV application controller shall, support Ethernet BACnet LAN types. It shall communicate directly through these BACnet LANs as a native BACnet device. Controllers shall be approved by the BTL as meeting the BACnet Advanced Application Controller requirements.
          2.Refer to ANSI/ASHRAE 135, for a complete list of the services that must be directly supported to provide each of the functional groups listed above. Proprietary services, if used in the system, shall be thoroughly documented and provided as part of the submittal data. Necessary tools shall be supplied for working with proprietary information.
          3.Standard BACnet object types supported shall include, as a minimum, Analog Input, Binary Input, Analog Output, Binary Output, Analog Value, Binary Value, Device, File, Group, Event Enrollment, Notification Class, Program, and Schedule object types. Necessary tools shall be supplied for working with proprietary information.
          4.The Controller shall comply with Annex J of the BACnet specification for IP connections. This device shall use Ethernet to connect to the IP internetwork, while using the same Ethernet LAN for non-IP communications to other BACnet devices on the LAN.
          5.The advanced VAV application controller shall have the ability to:
          a.Be disabled from traffic to and from other subnets.
          b.Subscribe to COV subscriptions at a definable interval.
 
          H.Security: The advanced VAV application controller to be configured with passwords of eight or more characters for:
          1.Console configuration.
          2.Backup and Restore.
          3.Disable traffic to and from other subnets.
          4.Protect Backup/Restore/Restart.
 
          I.Power Supply: Input for power shall accept between 20 and 30 VAC, 50/60 Hz. Half wave rectified. Output loads are powered separately.
 
          J.Controller to be in compliance with the Following:
          1.UL 916 for open energy management.
          2.FCC Part 15 Subpart J, Class A.
          3.EMC Directive 89/336/EEC.
 
          K.Controller to operate in the following environmental conditions:
          1.Minus 4 to 131 degrees F (Minus 20 to 55 degrees C)
          2.Relative Humidity: 0 to 95 percent non-condensing.
 
          2.8TERMINAL UNIT APPLICATION CONTROLLERS
 
          A.General Requirements:
          1.One native BACnet application controller (B-ASC) for each piece of unitary mechanical equipment that adequately covers objects listed in object list for unit.
          2.Interface to building controller through MS/TP LAN using BACnet protocol. No gateways to be used. Controllers to include input, output and self-contained logic program as needed for complete control of unit.
          3.Microprocessor-based, multi-tasking, real-time digital control processor. Each controller shall operate as a stand-alone controller capable of performing its specified control responsibilities independently of other controllers in the network.
          4.Sufficient memory to support system setpoints, proportional bands, control algorithms, and other programmable parameters shall be stored such that a power failure of any duration does not necessitate any reprogramming. Each application controller shall return to normal operation upon restoration of power.
          5.Setpoint and input/output point data shall be accessible through any operator workstation, web browser and building controllers.
          6.Ability to download and upload configuration data via the operator workstation.
          7.One copy of any programming tool required to configure or program the controllers shall be provided to the Owner along with appropriate documentation.
          8.Include universal inputs accepting 3K and 10K thermistors, 0 to 5 VDC, 4 to 20 mA, dry contact signals and a minimum of 3 pulse inputs. Any input on controller may be either analog or digital. Controller shall also include support and modifiable programming for interface to intelligent room sensor. Controller shall include binary outputs on board with analog outputs as needed.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** For VLC controllers select 10 bit. For VLC-E controllers select 16 bit. Delete options for resolution not required.
          a.Resolution: 10 bit.
          b.Resolution: 16 bit.
          c.Resolution: As indicated on Drawings.
          9.Ambient Space Rating : 0 to 158 degrees F and 5 to 95 percent RH.
          10.Include support for intelligent room sensor. Display on room sensor to be programmable at controller and include an operating and field service mode. Button functions and display data to be programmable to show specific controller data in each mode based on which button is pressed on the sensor. See sequence of operation for specific display requirements at intelligent room sensor.
 
          B.BACnet Conformance:
          1.As a minimum, support MS/TP BACnet LAN types. They shall communicate directly using this BACnet LAN at 9.6, 19.2, 38.4 and 76.8 Kbps, as a native BACnet device. Application controllers shall be approved by the BTL as meeting the BACnet Application Specific Controller requirements and support BACnet services necessary to provide the following BACnet BIBBs:
          a.Data Sharing - DS-RP-B, DS-RPM-B, DS-WP-B, DS-WPM-B.
          b.Device and Network Management - DM-DDB-B, DM-DOB-B, DM-DCC-B, DM-TS-B, DM-RD-B.
          2.Refer to ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 135, for a complete list of the services that must be directly supported to provide each of the functional groups listed above. Proprietary services, if used in the system, shall be thoroughly documented and provided as part of the submittal data.
          3.Standard BACnet object types supported shall include, as a minimum, Analog Input, Analog Output, Analog Value, Binary Input, Binary Output, Binary Value, Device, File, and Program Object Types. Proprietary object types, if used in the system, shall be thoroughly documented and provided as part of the submittal data. Necessary tools shall be supplied for working with proprietary information.
          4.Application Controllers:
          a.BACnet Protocol Implementation Statements per ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 135.
          b.Conform to FCC Part 15, Subpart J, Class A.
 
          C.Custom Programs: Standalone application controllers for, but not limited to, the following application types: Custom Air Handling Units, Boiler Plant and Chiller Plant.
 
          D.Application Specific Controllers:
          1.Support, but not limited to, the following system types to address specific applications: Rooftop Air Handlers, VAV terminal units and Fan Coil Units.
          2.Application Specific Descriptions:
          a.VAV/CAV Unit Application Controllers:
          1)One native BACnet application controller for each VAV box covers objects listed in object list for unit. Interface with building controller via MS/TP LAN using BACnet protocol. Do not use gateways. Include on board CFM flow sensor, inputs, outputs and programmable, self-contained logic program as needed for control of units.
          2)Support, but not be limited to, control of the following configurations of VAV boxes to address current requirements described in Execution portion of specification, the operational sequences described in Division 23, and for future expansion:
          a)Single duct, cooling only with or without reheat.
          b)Dual duct.
          c)Fan powered (series or parallel).
          3)Support the following types of inputs and outputs:
          a)Variable Air Volume control outputs.
          b)Reheat control outputs.
          c)Air Flow Inputs (maybe calculated from velocity inputs).
          d)Space temperature inputs.
          e)Analog space temperature setpoint.
          f)Binary unoccupied override inputs.
          4)Operation modes supported by VAV Terminal Unit Controllers:
          a)Daily/Weekly schedules.
          b)Occupancy mode.
          c)Unoccupied mode.
          d)Temporary override mode.
          b.Fan Coil Unit Controls:
          1)Support, but limited to operational sequences described in Division 23.
          2)Support the following input and output types:
          a)Modulated heating and cooling control outputs.
          b)Space temperature inputs.
          c)Analog space temperature setpoint adjustment inputs.
          d)Binary unoccupied override inputs.
          3)Modes of operation supported by Fan Coil Unit Controllers:
          a)Daily/weekly schedules.
          b)Occupancy mode.
          c)Unoccupied mode.
          d)Temporary override mode.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following paragraph is only needed for projects where VLD-362, VLD-362-FF or VLD-362W controllers are required. You will need to use the VLD-362W and appropriate sensors to meet the wireless section. Delete for all other projects.
          c.Touch Screen Communicating Thermostat: BTL approved.
          1)Meet BACnet Application Specific Controller requirements.
          2)Support MS/TP BACnet LAN types. Communicate directly through this BACnet LAN at 9.6, 19.2, 38.4 and 76.8 Kbps, as native BACnet device.
          3)BACnet object types supported: Analog Input, Analog Output, Analog Value, Binary Input, Binary Output, Binary Value, Device, File, and Program Object Types.
          4)Proprietary Object Types: Thoroughly document and provide as part of submittal data. Supply tools for working with proprietary information.
          5)Wall mounted controllers operated in stand-alone mode and under supervisory mode from Building Controller.
          d.Touch screen Communicating Thermostat Hardware:
          1)32 Bit processor.
          2)Backlit touch screen for user interface. Buttons are not allowed.
          3)Three universal inputs, 12-bit resolution, accepts 3K and 10K Type II thermistors, 0-10 VDC, 0-5 VDC, 4-20 mA, and dry contact signals. Inputs may be either analog or digital.
          4)Built-in temperature and humidity sensors.
          5)Six relay outputs on board.
          6)Two analog outputs, 12-bit resolution. Each auto-detecting for 0-10 V or 4-20 mA control signals.
          e.Touch screen Communicating Thermostat hardware:
          1)Meet requirements of Listed Underwriters Laboratory for Open Energy Management Equipment (PAZX) under UL Standard for Safety 916.
          2)Meet requirements of EMC Directive (European CE Mark) EN 60950.
          3)Meet requirements for FCC Part 15, Class B.
          4)Powered by 24 VAC.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following section (2.7.f) should be deleted for VLD-362-FF only, otherwise leave for VLD-362 and VLD-362W.
          f.Touch screen communicating thermostat programming shall:
          1)Program sequences stored on board in Flash Memory.
          2)No batteries needed to retain any program.
          3)Program sequences executed by controller 10 times per second and capable of multiple PID loops for control of multiple devices.
          4)Support internal schedule with real time clock.
          5)Support Peer-to-Peer programming.
          6)Support lockout of touch screen with a pass code.
          7)Programming Controller: Field modifiable over BACnet LANs or remotely with modem interface. Program using same tool as Building Controller and as described in operator's workstation section. Provide programming tools as part of system.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following section (2.7.g) is only needed for projects where VLD-362W controllers are required. You will need to use the VLD-362W and appropriate sensors to meet the wireless section. Delete for all other projects.
          g.Wireless Sensors: Supported by Touch screen Communicating Thermostat
          1)Support 8 magnetic contact switches with CR2032-battery powered wireless transmitter.
          2)Support 3 passive infrared (PIR) motion detectors with 140-degree detection angle and AAA battery-powered wireless transmitter.
          3)Meet requirements for FCC Part 15, Class B.
          4)Individual wireless sensor inputs can be used by fully programmable DDC to create custom sequence of operations in controller.
          5)Sensors operate in 433.92 MHz wireless frequency with 50-foot range.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following section (2.8) is only needed for projects where wireless MS/TP is required. You will need to use the AZW-5000 to meet the intent of this section. Delete for all other projects.
 
          2.9WIRELESS MS/TP TRANSCEIVER
 
          A.General Requirements:
          1.Wireless MS/TP Transceivers are to support Multiple BACnet Application Specific Controllers (B-ASC) to a Transceiver MS/TP trunk, and multi-transceiver mesh wireless network topology.
 
          B.BACnet Conformance:
          1.Wireless MS/TP Transceiver: Meet BACnet Addendum q, ANSI/ASHRAE 135.
          a.Support MS/TP BACnet LAN types. Communicate directly BACnet LAN at 9.6, 19.2, 38.4 and 76.8 Kbps, as a B-ASC BACnet device.
          2.Object Types: Analog Value, Binary Value, Device, File, and Program Object Types.
          3.Proprietary Object Types: Thoroughly documented and provided with submittal data. Supply tools for working with proprietary information.
 
          C.Wireless MS/TP Transceiver hardware shall:
          1.Include a 32 Bit processor.
          2.Include two selectable internal antennae with perpendicular orientation.
          3.Support external antenna using industry standard SMA connector type.
          4.Support connection to 2.4 GHz (IEEE Std 802.15.4-2003 compliant) Wireless Wall Sensors (Battery powered).
          5.Meet the requirements of Listed Underwriters Laboratory for Open Energy Management Equipment (PAZX) under the UL Standard for Safety 916.
          6.Meet the requirements of EMC Directive (European CE Mark) EN 60950.
          7.Meet the requirements for FCC Part 15, Class B.
          8.Meet the requirements for EU Wireless: EN300328-1 2.4 GHz Spread Spectrum, EN301489-1:2000 Standard.
          9.Be powered by 24 VAC power.
 
          D.Wireless MS/TP Transceiver firmware shall:
          1.Configuration and point data shall be stored on board transceiver in Flash Memory.
          2.No batteries shall be needed to retain configuration data.
          3.Configuration of Wireless MS/TP Transceiver shall be completely modifiable in the field over installed BACnet LANs or remotely using modem interface.
          4.Wireless MS/TP communication encrypted to 128 bit AES encryption standard.
 
          E.Wireless wall sensors general requirements.
          1.Wireless wall sensors shall be supported by the Wireless MS/TP Transceiver and support up to Fifty (50) wireless wall sensors simultaneously.
          2.Wireless wall sensors shall operate in the 2.4 GHz (IEEE Std 802.15.4-2003 compliant) radio frequency
          3.Support temperature and humidity, setpoint and after-hours override wireless wall sensor types.
          4.Wireless communication shall be encrypted to 128 bit AES encryption standard.
          5.Shall use 2.4 GHz radio frequency (IEEE Std 802.15.4-2003 compliant).
          6.A mechanical means to lock wall sensor to base to prevent theft and vandalism.
 
          F.Wireless Wall Sensor: Solid-state sensors packaged in aesthetically pleasing enclosure.
          1.Override function, warmer/cooler dial for set point adjustment. Store override time in controller and be adjustable on a zone-by-zone basis. Adjustment range for warmer/cooler lever to also be stored in EEPROM on controller.
          2.Temperature: Plus or minus 0.5 degree Celsius from 12 to 30 degrees Celsius.
          3.Humidity Sensor: Accuracy: Plus To minus 3 percent RH from 11 to 89 percent RH.
          4.Communications Range in open air: Meet or exceed 300 ft. Strength of signal must be indicated at wireless sensor to aid in placement and trouble shooting.
          5.Receiver: A wireless communications received light indicating proper communication.
          6.Sensor/Receiver: Paired in addressable mean to facilitate easy replacement and reassignment.
          7.Run on two AA Lithium batteries; battery life of 5 years. Low battery power to be indicated on unit via LED and readable as a BACnet Object.
 
          2.10ELECTRONIC CONTROL DEVICES
 
          A.Temperature Sensors (Microset 4): Solid-state electronic, interchangeable with housing appropriate for application. Wall sensors: Install as indicated on drawings. Mount 48 inches (1219 mm) above finished floor. Duct sensors: Install so sensing element is in the main air stream. Immersion sensors: Install in wells. Immersion wells to be filled with thermal compound before installation of immersion sensors. Outside air sensors: Install away from exhaust or relief vents, not in an outside air intake, and in a shaded location.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Intelligent room sensor with touchscreen is optional if specifying Microset 4 with MS/TP or CO2, but not both. Delete if not required.
 
          B.Intelligent Room Sensor with Touchscreen:
          1.General Requirements:
          a.Backlit touchscreen LCD digital display.
          b.Temperature sensor.
          c.Humidity sensor.
          d.Programmable Status Light indicator.
          e.CO2 sensor or BACnet MS/TP communication up to 115.2 kbps.
          f.Interact with smart sensor using a touchscreen, with no buttons allowed.
          g.Tamper proof installation requiring tools to be removed from the wall.
          h.Touchscreen: Surface hardness of Mohs 7 or greater preventing scratching.
          i.Controller: Function as room control unit, and allow occupant to raise and lower setpoint, and activate terminal unit for override use-all within limits as programmed by building operator.
          2.Space Temperature Sensor: Uni-Curve Type II thermistor. Accuracy: Plus or minus 0.36 degrees F (0.3 degrees C) at calibration point over range of 32 to 158 degrees F.
          3.Humidity Sensor: Accuracy: Plus or minus 3 percent from 10 to 90 percent relative humidity (RH) or better, non-condensing.
          4.Status Light indicator: A minimum of 4 colors, blue, red, amber, and green. Will cast a glow onto wall below sensor to be used as visual indicator to occupants of system condition. Color and on/off state of Status Light indicator to be fully programmable.
          5.CO2 Sensor: Accuracy: Plus or minus 30 ppm over range of 0 to 5000 ppm.
          a.Automatic Baseline Correction maintains calibration. No manual calibration.
          6.Display Content:
          a.Intelligent room sensor:
          1)Simultaneously display room setpoint, room temperature, and outside temperature at each controller.
          2)Ability to add or remove time-of-day, room humidity, and indoor air temperature to customize view for customer. Must have the capability to show temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit or degrees Celsius.
          3)Display status of a lighting zone and control on/off state of zone from touchscreen using a tenant-accessible display page.
          4)Display status of window zone (e.g., blinds) and control on/off state of zone from touchscreen using a tenant-accessible display page.
          b.A communication loss or improper communications wiring to be displayed on the LCD screen to aid in trouble shooting.
          c.Firmware version information to be displayable on the LCD screen.
          d.Cleaning mode: Allow cleaning of touchscreen.
          7.After Hours Override:
          a.Be set and viewed in 30-minute increments.
          b.Override countdown: Automatic, but can be reset to zero by from the sensor.
          c.The remaining time shall be displayed.
          d.Display "OFF" in unoccupied mode unless a function button is pressed.
          8.Configuration Modes:
          a.Intelligent Room Sensor: Service technician access to hidden functions for advanced system configuration. Functionality accessed-protected with a configurable PIN number.
          b.Field Service Mode shall allow access to common parameters as dictated by application's sequence of operations. Parameters shall be viewed and set from intelligent room sensor with no computer or other field service tool needed.
          c.If the intelligent room sensor is connected to VAV controller, Balance Mode shall allow a VAV box to be balanced and air flow parameters viewed. The balancing parameters shall be viewed and set from the intelligent room sensor with no computer or other field service tool needed.
          9.Conformance: Intelligent Room Sensor to be in compliance of the following:
          a.UL Standard for Safety 916.
          b.FCC Part 15.107 and 109, Class B, CFR47-15.
          c.EMC Directive 89/336/EEC (European CE Mark).
 
          2.11INTERCONNECTING WIRE AND CABLE
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert paragraphs as required; sample requirements follow.
 
          A.Wiring regardless of service or voltage will comply with Contract Document Division 16 Project Electrical System Specifications, the National Electric Code (NEC), and any/all applicable local codes and/or Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).
 
          B.Where required, wiring, regardless of service or voltage, to be in conduit per Division 16 and routed parallel to or at right angles with the structure. Properly support every 6 ft (1829 mm).
 
          C.Where permitted by local guides, NEC and AHJ; use plenum-rated control cabling where final application will be concealed but accessible. Where plenum-rated cable is allowed, route parallel to or at right angles with the structure. Support every 6 ft (1829 mm).
 
          D.The BAS Wiring:
          1.24 VAC Power: Red/Black jacketed conductors; black jacketed sheath over the pair.
          2.Input/Output - White/Black jacketed conductors; white jacketed sheath over the pair.
          3.Communication: White/Black jacketed conductors; blue jacketed sheath over the pair.
 
          2.12ELECTRONIC ACTUATORS AND VALVES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert paragraphs as required; sample requirements follow.
 
          A.Quality Assurance for Actuators and Valves:
          1.UL Listed Standard 873 and C.S.A. Class 4813 02 certified.
          2.NEMA 2 rated enclosures for inside mounting. Weather shield for outside mounting.
          3.Five-year manufacturer's warranty. Two-year unconditional and three-year product defect from date of installation.
 
          B.Execution Details for Actuators and Valves:
          1.Freeze-stat and "Hard Wire" interlock to disconnect mechanical spring return actuator power circuit; fail-safe operation. Do not use control signals to drive actuators closed.
          2.DDC analog output points to have an actuator feedback signal, independent of control signal, wired and terminated in control panel for true position information and troubleshooting. Or wire the actuator feedback signal to DDC as an analog input for true actuator position status.
          3.VAV box damper actuation to be floating type or analog (2 to 10 VDC, 4 to 20 mA).
          4.Booster-heat valve actuation to be floating type or analog (2 to 10 VDC, 4 to 20 ma).
          5.Primary valve control shall be analog (2 to 10 VDC, 4 to 20 mA).
 
          C.Actuators for damper and control valves 0.5 to 6 inches (13 to 152 mm). Electric unless otherwise specified. Provide as follows:
          1.UL Listed Standard 873 and Canadian Standards association Class 481302/
          2.Enclosures: NEMA 2 rated for inside mounting. Weather shield for mounting outside.
          3.Five-year manufacturer's warranty. Two-year unconditional and Three year product defect from date of installation.
          4.Mechanical Spring: When specified. Do not use non-mechanical fail-safes.
          5.Position indicator device installed visible to exposed side of actuator. For damper short shaft mounting, provide a separate indicator to exposed side of actuator.
          6.Overload Protection: Protection against burnout by using an internal current limiting circuit or digital motor rotation sensing circuit. Circuit to insure actuators cannot burn out due to stalled damper or mechanical and electrical paralleling. End switches to deactivate actuator at end of rotation are acceptable for butterfly valve actuators.
          7.A Pushbutton gearbox release shall be provided for non-spring actuators.
          8.Modulating actuators shall be 24 VAC and consume 10 VA power or less.
          9.Conduit connectors are required when specified and when code requires it.
 
          D.Damper Actuators:
          1.Outside air and exhaust air damper actuators: Mechanical spring return. Do not use non-mechanical forms of fail-safes. Mounting arrangement and spring return feature to permit normally open or normally closed positions of damper.
          2.Economizer Actuators: Analog control 2-10 VDC. Floating control is not acceptable.
          3.Electric damper actuators (and VAV box actuators): Direct shaft-mount. Use V-bolt and toothed V-clamp for positive gripping.
          4.One electronic actuator direct shaft-mounted per damper section. No connecting rods or jackshafts. Small outside and return economizer dampers may be mechanically linked if one actuator has sufficient torque to drive both horizontal drive shafts.
          5.Multi-section dampers with electric actuators shall be arranged so that each damper section operates individually. One electronic actuator shall be direct shaft-mounted per damper section. (See below execution section for more installation details.)
 
          E.Valve Actuators: 0.5 to 6 inches (13 to 152 mm).
          1.Mechanical spring on actuators for pre-heat coil and actuators for AHU heating or cooling coil for outside mounted units. Fail-safe flow function: Normal Open or Normal Closed. Capacitors or non-mechanical forms of fail-safe are not acceptable.
          2.Zone service actuators: Non-spring return unless otherwise specified.
          3.Provide minimum torque required for proper valve close-off for required application.
          4.Control valves actuators: Attached 3-foot cable for easy installation to a junction box.
          5.Override handle and gearbox release for non-spring return valve actuators.
 
          F.Control Dampers.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Pick either BAS or sheet metal contractor.
          1.Furnish and size automatic control dampers unless provided with packaged equipment. Install dampers if not with packaged equipment.
          2.Modulating Service: Opposed blade type. Arrange for normally open or closed operation. Size damper so when wide open, pressure drop is a sufficient amount of its close-off pressure drop for effective throttling.
          3.Two-position or open-close control: Parallel blade type. Arrange for normally open or closed operation as required.
          4.Alignment plates for multi-section dampers.
          5.Linkage Hardware: Aluminum or corrosion-resistant zinc and nickel-plated steel.
          a.Bearing support bracket and drive blade pin extension for each damper section. Permanent indication of blade position by scratching or marking visible end of drive blade pin extension.
          b.Drive Pin: May be round if V-bolt and toothed V-clamp is used for positive gripping. For single bolt or set-screw type fastening, mill flat round damper pin to avoid slippage.
 
          G.Control Valves: 0.5 - 6 inches (13 mm - 152 mm).
          1.Furnish specified motorized control valves, actuators, and control wiring to actuators. Equal percentage control characteristic for water coil control valves. Linear characteristic is acceptable for 3-way valves 2.5 inches (64 mm) and above.
          2.Characterized Control Valves: For hydronic heating or cooling and small to medium AHU water-coil applications to 100 gpm. Actuators: Non-spring return for terminal unit coil control unless otherwise noted. If coil is exposed to outside air stream, see plans for spring return requirement.
          a.Leakage: 0 percent. Close-off: 200 psi. Differential: 30 psi. Rangeability: 500:1.
          b.Valves 0.5 to 2 inches (13 to 51 mm): Nickel-plated forged brass body. NPT screw type connections.
          c.Valves 0.5 to 1.25 inches (13 to 32 mm): ANSI Class 600 working pressure. Valves 1.5 and 2 inches (38 and 51 mm): ANSI Class 400 working pressure.
          d.Operating Temperature Range: 0 to 250 degrees F.
          e.Stainless steel ball and stem furnished on modulating valves.
          f.Seats to be fiberglass reinforced Teflon.
          g.Two- and three-way valves: Equal percentage control port. Full stem rotation is required for maximum flow to insure stable BTU control of coil.
          h.Three-way valve to be applicable for both mixing and diverting.
          i.Characterizing Disc: TEFZEL; keyed and secured by retaining ring.
          j.Stem: Blow-out proof. Stem Packing: 2 lubricated O-rings for on-off or modulating service and to require no maintenance.
          k.The valves shall have an ISO type, 4-bolt flange for mounting actuator in any orientation parallel or perpendicular to the pipe.
          l.Non-metallic thermal isolation adapter. Separate valve flange from actuator.
          m.One fastening screw shall secure the direct coupling of the thermal isolation adapter between the actuator and the valve. This will prevent lateral or rotational forces from affecting the stem and its packing O-rings.
          3.Globe valves: 0.5 - 2 inches (13 mm - 51 mm) shall be used for steam control or water flow applications.
          a.Valves shall be bronze body, NPT screw type, and shall be rated for ANSI Class 250 working pressure.
          b.Valves 0.5 inches (13 mm) (DN15) through 2 inches (51 mm) (DN50) with spring return actuators shall close off against 50 psi pressure differential with Class III leakage (0.1 percent).
          c.The operating temperature range shall be 20-280 degrees F.
          d.Spring loaded TFE packing shall protect against leakage at the stem.
          e.Two-way valves shall have an equal percentage control port.
          f.Three-way valves shall have a linear control and bypass port.
          g.Mixing and diverting valves must be installed specific to the valve design.
          4.Globe Valve: 2.5 to 6 inches (64 to 152 mm) (DN65 to DN50)
          a.Body: Iron body, 125 lb. flanged with Class III (0.1 percent) close-off leakage at 50 psi differential.
          b.Valves with spring return actuators shall close off against 50 psi pressure differential with Class III leakage (0.1 percent).
          c.Flow Type, 2-Way: Equal percentage. Flow Type 3-Way: Linear.
          d.Mixing and Diverting Valves: Installed specific to valve design.
          5.Butterfly Valves: Sized for modulating service at 60 to 70 degree stem rotation.
          a.Isolation valves to be line-size. Design velocity: Less than 12 ft (3658 mm) per second when used with standard EPDM seats.
          b.Body is cast iron.
          c.Disc is aluminum bronze standard.
          d.Seat is EPDM standard.
          e.Body Pressure is 200 psi, minus 30 to 275 degrees F.
          f.Flange is ANSI 125/250.
          g.Media Temperature Range is minus 22 to 240 degree F.
          h.Maximum Differential Pressure: 200 psi for 2 to 6 inches (51 to 152 mm) size.
          6.Butterfly Valve Industrial Actuators:
          a.Approved under Canadian Standards Association or other Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory to UL standards. CSA Class 4813 02 or equal. Enclosure: NEMA 4 (weatherproof) and have industrial quality coating.
          b.Continuous Duty Motor: Fractional horsepower; permanent split capacitor type designed to operate on a 120 VAC, 1 pH, 60 Hz supply. Provide two adjustable cam-actuated end travel limit switches controlling travel direction. Self-resetting thermal switch imbedded in motor for overload protection.
          c.Reduction gearing to withstand actual motor stall torque. Gears: Hardened alloy steel, permanently lubricated. Self-locking gear assembly or a brake.
          d.Wire Harness: 6 ft for ease in field wiring (above 1500 in-lbs). Two adjustable SPDT cam-actuated auxiliary switches, rated at 250 VAC for indication of open and closed position.
          e.Heater and thermostat to minimize condensation within actuator housing.
          f.Hand Wheel: For manual override to operate valve during power failure or system malfunction. Permanently attached to actuator. When in manual operation electrical power to actuator must be permanently interrupted. Hand wheel will not rotate while actuator is electrically driven.
          g.The actuator shall be analog, floating, or two position as called out in the control sequence of operation. Analog valves shall be positive positioning, and respond to a 2 to 10 VDC, 4 to 20 mA, or adjustable signal as required. Analog actuators shall have a digital control card allowing any voltage input for control and any DC voltage feedback signal for position indication.
          7.Performance Verification Test:
          a.Control loops Cause productive actuation with each actuator movement. Actuators to modulate at rate that is stable and responsive. Actuator movement is not occur before effects of previous movement have affected sensor.
          b.Actuator to be capable of signaling a trouble alarm when actuator Stop-Go Ratio exceeds 30 percent.
          c.Actuator mounting for damper and valve arrangements; comply to the following:
          d.Damper actuators: Shall not be installed in the air stream
          e.A weather shield shall be used if actuators are located outside. For damper actuators, use clear plastic enclosure.
          f.Damper or valve actuator ambient temperature shall not exceed 122 degrees F through any combination of medium temperature or surrounding air. Appropriate air gaps, thermal isolation washers or spacers, standoff legs, or insulation shall be provided as necessary.
          8.Actuator cords or conduit shall incorporate a drip leg if condensation is possible. Water shall not be allowed to contact actuator or internal parts. Location of conduits in temperatures dropping below dew point shall be avoided to prevent water from condensing in conduit and running into actuator.
          9.Damper mounting arrangements: Comply to the following:
          a.Ventilation Subcontractor: Furnish/install damper channel supports and sheet metal collars.
          b.No jack shafting of damper sections shall be allowed.
          c.Multi-section dampers shall be arranged so that each damper section operates individually. One electronic actuator shall be direct shaft mounted per section.
          10.Size damper sections based on actuator manufacturer's specific recommendations for face velocity, differential pressure and damper type. In general:
          a.Damper section shall not exceed 24 ft-sq. with face velocity over 1500 FPM.
          b.Damper section shall not exceed 18 ft-sq. with face velocity over 2500 FPM.
          c.Damper section shall not exceed 13 ft-sq. with face velocity over 3000 FPM.
          11.Multiple section dampers of two or more shall be arranged to allow actuators to be direct shaft mounted on the outside of the duct.
          12.Multiple section dampers of three or more sections wide to be arranged with a 3-sided vertical channel (WxD) 8 x 6 inches (203 x 152 mm) within duct or fan housing and between adjacent damper sections. Vertical channel to be anchored at top and bottom of fan housing or building structure for support. Sides of each damper frame to be connected to the channels. Holes in channel allow damper drive blade shafts to pass through channel for direct shaft-mounting of actuators. Face open side of channel downstream of airflow, except for exhaust air dampers.
          13.Multiple Section Dampers: Mount flush within a wall or housing opening and receive vertical channel supports as described above or sheet metal standout collars. Sheet metal collars, 12 inches (305 mm), must bring each damper section out of the wall to allow direct shaft-mounting of actuator on side of the collar.
          14.Valve Sizing for Water Coil:
          a.On/Off control valves shall be line size.
          b.Modulating control valve body size may be reduced, at most, two pipe sizes from the line size or not less than half the pipe size. The BAS contractor shall size water coil control valves for the application as follows:
          1)Booster-heat valves shall be sized not to exceed 4-9 psi differential pressure. Size valve for 50 percent valve authority. Valve design pressure drop is equal to the sum of coil drop plus the balance valve drop.
          2)Primary valves: Sized not to exceed 5-15 psi differential pressure. Size valve for 50 percent valve authority. Valve design pressure drop is equal to the sum of coil drop plus the balance valve drop.
          15.Butterfly valves: Size for modulating service; 60-70 degree rotation. Design velocity: 12 feet (3658 mm) per second or less when used with standard EPDM seats.
          a.Valve mounting arrangements shall comply to the following:
          1)Unions shall be provided on ports of two-way and three-way valves.
          2)Install three-way equal percentage characterized control valves in a mixing configuration with the "A" port piped to the coil.
          3)Install 2.5 inches (64 mm) and above, three-way globe valves, as manufactured for mixing or diverting service to the coil.
 
          2.13ENCLOSURES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert paragraphs as required; sample requirements follow.
 
          A.BAS Control equipment shall be provided and installed where shown on the associated HVAC Drawings and where needed for complete installation of BAS components. Coordinate mounting locations with other trades.
 
          B.Controllers, power supplies and relays shall be mounted in enclosures. These items may also be mounted within the HVAC equipment control section if permitted by the HVAC equipment manufacturer, and if adequate space is provided.
 
          C.Enclosures shall be designed for control and instrumentation applications, able to be mounted directly on the wall, and capable of adequately protecting the enclosed product in the environment in which it is mounted.
 
          D.Enclosures shall not be mounted directly on HVAC equipment such as air handling unit housings. Enclosures shall be pedestal base or wall mounted.
 
          E.Enclosures: NEMA 1 or as required by location and local code requirements when located in a clean, dry, indoor environment. Indoor enclosures: NEMA 12 or as required by location and local code requirements when installed in other than a clean environment. Outdoor Enclosures and Enclosures in Wet Ambient Conditions: Weatherproof.
 
          F.Control Enclosures: Hinged doors, key lock latch; single key
 
          G.Laminated plastic nameplates, 0.125 inches (3 mm) thick, for enclosures in any mechanical room or electrical room. Place location and unit served on easy to read nameplate.
 
          PART 3EXECUTION
 
          3.1EXAMINATION AND PREPARATION
 
          A.Carefully inspect installed work of other trades. Verify work is complete to where work of this Section may commence.
 
          B.Do not proceed with installation until substrates have been prepared using methods recommended by manufacturer and deviations from manufacturer's recommended tolerances are corrected. Commencement of installation constitutes acceptance of conditions.
 
          C.If preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect and Owner's representative in writing of deviations from manufacturer's recommended installation tolerances and conditions.
 
          3.2INSTALLATION
 
          A.Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, approved submittals and in proper relationship with adjacent construction.
          1.Install in conduit, wiring and cable, and install equipment in first-class manner, using proper tools, equipment, hangers, and supports, and in locations as required for a neat, attractive installations. No material shall be exposed if it is possible to conceal it. Exposed material shall be installed only with consent of the Engineer.
          2.Install the system as recommended by the manufacturer, using only equipment recommended or acceptable to the manufacturer.
          3.Support sensors as recommended by the manufacturer where inside equipment, such as ductwork. Sensors in the space shall be in small, attractive housings designed for that purpose and mounted on electrical junction box.
          4.Control tubing shall be supported at frequent intervals to support sagging. Tubing run in exposed areas shall be run in an inconspicuous manner following natural building lines. In finished portions of the building, tubing shall be run concealed.
          5.Use extreme care making connections to other equipment, such as boilers and chillers. Safeties of equipment are not to be by-passed or overridden by the BAS.
          6.Install damper motors on outside of duct in warm areas, not in locations exposed to outdoor temperatures.
          7.Install labels to identify control components.
          8.Provide equipment having moving parts and controlled by BAS with warning labels 2 inches (51 mm) in height, and in bright warning colors, stating equipment is remotely started by automatic controls. Post labels clearly in area of moving parts, including but not limited to belts, fans and pumps.
          9.VAV and Terminal Unit Controllers:
          a.Terminal unit controllers and actuators shall be factory mounted.
          1)Ship controller the terminal unit manufacturer for factory mounting.
          2)The Terminal Unit Manufacturer Shall:
          a)Mount the combination controller, actuator and differential pressure sensor package on the terminal units.
          b)Connect pressure sensing tubes to differential pressure sensor.
          b.At the HVAC contractors option, the VAV terminal units maybe field mounted on the terminal units, in lieu of factory mounting. The HVAC contractor shall coordinate this work with the BAS Contractor and the Equipment Manufacturer.
 
          3.3LOCATION AND INSTALLATION OF COMPONENTS
 
          A.Locate and install components for easy accessibility; in general, mount 48 inches (1219 mm) above floor with minimum 36 inches (914 mm) of clear access space in front of units. Obtain approval on locations from Owner's representative prior to installation.
 
          B.Components including but not limited to instruments, switches, and transmitters; suitably wired and mounted to protect them from vibration, moisture, and high or low temperatures.
 
          C.Identify equipment and panels. Provide permanently mounted tags for panels.
 
          D.Provide stainless steel or brass thermowells suitable for respective application and for installation under other sections, and sized to suit pipe diameter without restricting flow.
 
          3.4INTERLOCKING AND CONTROL WIRING
 
          A.Interlock and control wiring. Install wiring neatly and professionally, per Division 16 and national, state and local electrical codes.
 
          B.Wiring as required by functions as specified and as recommended by equipment manufacturers, to serve specified control functions. Shielded low capacitance wire for communications trunks.
 
          C.Control wiring shall not be installed in power circuit raceways. Magnetic starters and disconnect switches shall not be used as junction boxes. Provide auxiliary junction boxes as required. Coordinate location and arrangement of control equipment with the Owner's representative prior to rough-in.
 
          D.Provide auxiliary pilot duty relays on motor starters as required for control function.
 
          E.Provide power for control components from nearest electrical control panel or as indicated on the electrical drawings; coordinate with electrical contractor.
 
          F.Install control wiring in mechanical, electrical, telephone and boiler rooms in raceways. Install other wiring neatly and inconspicuously per local code. If code allows, control wiring above accessible ceiling spaces may be run with plenum-rated cable (without conduit).
 
          3.5SOFTWARE
 
          A.Load and debug software for BAS. Operate to prove functionality of each system.
          1.Provide database generation.
          2.System displays: Show analog and binary object types within system; logically laid out for easy use by Owner. Provide outside air temperature indication on system displays associated with economizer cycles.
          3.At a minimum, run time totalization shall be incorporated for each monitored supply fan, return fan, exhaust fan, hot water and chilled water pumps. Warning limits for each point shall be entered for alarm and or maintenance purposes.
          4.Binary and analog object types (including zones) shall have the capability to be automatically trended.
          5.Analog inputs (High/Low Limits) and selected binary input alarm points to be prioritized and routed (locally or remotely) with alarm message per Owner's requirements.
 
          B.BAS Contractor: Review programs with Engineer in the programming stage. Make sure programmer understands Engineer's intent and that program will carry out that intent.
 
          C.Bound copy of the complete information on the equipment and components.
 
          D.Spare parts list. Identify equipment critical to maintaining integrity of operating system.
 
          3.6SYSTEM DEMONSTRATION, VALIDATION AND ACCEPTANCE
 
          A.Contractor will satisfactorily demonstrate operating sequence, daily and seasonal mode changes, and associated energy management routines for equipment controlled including:
          1.Hot water systems.
          2.Chilled water systems.
          3.Air handling units.
          4.Exhaust air systems.
          5.VAV terminal units.
          6.Miscellaneous Equipment: Including but not limited to the following.
          a.Ventilation systems.
          b.Cabinet heaters.
          c.Unit heaters.
 
          B.Contractor to satisfactorily demonstrate proper operation of associated system points as defined in Division 15, including but not limited to:
          1.Analog input sensing device readings; temperature, humidity, pressure, flow, volume and CO2 sensors.
          2.Analog output controls; valves, dampers and speeds; including proper ranging.
          3.Binary input status readings.
          4.Binary output or two position controls; start/stops, open/closed, in/off.
          5.Pulsed inputs; flow meters, electric meters; including proper ranging.
 
          C.Upon Completion of Work:
          1.Demonstrate complete operating system to Owner's representative.
          2.Certificate stating control system has been tested and adjusted for proper operation.
 
          3.7TRAINING
 
          A.By BAS manufacturer. Utilize manuals, as-built documentation and on-line help utility.
 
          B.Operator Training: Sixteen (16) hours encompassing, but not limited to the following topics.
          1.Sequence of operation review.
          2.Log in, log out.
          3.Password assignment and modification.
          4.Operator privileges assignment and modification.
          5.Selection of displays and reports.
          6.Commanding of points, including disable/enable.
          7.Use of dialog boxes and menus.
          8.Modifying warning limits, alarm limits and start-stop times.
          9.Modification of color graphic displays.
          10.Modification of alarm and status descriptors.
          11.System initialization.
          12.Backup, download and initialization of DDC in controllers.
          13.Request and viewing of trend logs.
          14.Archive and purge of historical data.
          15.System maintenance procedures.
 
          C.Programmer Training: Eight (8) hours encompassing but not limited to the following topics.
          1.Software review of sequence of operation.
          2.Use of programming tool and any additional plug-ins.
          3.Modification of control programs, including Building Controller, Advanced Application and Application Specific programs.
          4.Add, modify and delete data points.
          5.Use of diagnostics.
          6.System maintenance procedures.
          7.Review of initialization.
          8.Upload/download and off-line archiving of system software.
          9.Creating and modifying color graphics
          10.Operator training performed on site/off site. Coordinate dates/times with Owner.
          11.Tuition for at least one individual to attend a one-week factory training class. If applicable, costs for travel, lodging and meals will be responsibility of Owner.
          12.Printed training material provided by Contractor to training event attendees.
 
          3.8FIELD 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.
 
          3.9CLEANING AND PROTECTION
 
          A.Clean and protect products in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.
 
          B.Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
 
         
END OF SECTION