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Section 213110, Fire Pump Systems - SECTION 28 31 11 - DIGITAL

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Section 213110, Fire Pump Systems - SECTION 28 31 11 - DIGITAL

FIRE PUMP SYSTEM – SECTION 213110

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     FIRE PUMP SYSTEM - SECTION 213110 ................................................................................................... 1PART 1 - GENERAL ........................................................................................................................................ 1 1.01 RELATED DOCUMENTS: .............................................................................................................. 1 1.02 SUMMARY ..................................................................................................................................... 1 1.03 ALLOWANCES ............................................................................................................................... 2 1.04 UNIT PRICES .................................................................................................................................. 2 1.05 DEFINITIONS ................................................................................................................................. 2 1.06 SYSTEM DESCRIPTION ................................................................................................................ 2 1.07 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: ............................................................................................. 2 1.08 SUBMITTALS ................................................................................................................................. 3 1.09 QUALITY ASSURANCE ................................................................................................................ 4 1.10 DELIVERY STORAGE AND HANDLING ..................................................................................... 5 1.11 PROJECT CONDITIONS................................................................................................................. 5 1.12 COORDINATION ............................................................................................................................ 5 1.13 WARRANTY ................................................................................................................................... 6 1.14 SERVICE AGREEMENT................................................................................................................. 6 1.15 EXTRA MATERIALS ..................................................................................................................... 6 PART 2 - PRODUCTS ...................................................................................................................................... 6 2.01 ACCEPTABLE MANUFACTURERS .............................................................................................. 6 2.02 VALVES: ......................................................................................................................................... 7 2.03 IDENTIFICATION SIGNS: ............................................................................................................. 7 2.04 DRAIN ASSEMBLIES:................................................................................................................... 7 2.05 UNDERGROUND PIPING SYSTEMS: ........................................................................................... 8 2.06 FIRE PUMP: .................................................................................................................................... 8 2.07 ELECTRIC MOTOR: ....................................................................................................................... 8 2.08 [DIESEL ENGINE: ] ....................................................................................................................... 8 2.09 CONTROLLER ................................................................................................................................ 9 2.10 AUTOMATIC TRANSFER SWITCH: ........................................................................................... 10 2.11 GAUGES ....................................................................................................................................... 11 2.12 [PREPACKAGED FIRE PUMP ENCLOSURE .............................................................................. 11 2.13 FIRE ALARM SIGNALS: .............................................................................................................. 14 2.14 PRESSURE MAINTENANCE (JOCKEY) PUMPS: ...................................................................... 15 2.15 JOCKEY PUMP MOTOR: ............................................................................................................. 15 2.16 JOCKEY PUMP CONTROLLER: .................................................................................................. 15 2.17 HOSE MANIFOLD TEST HEADER: ............................................................................................ 15 2.18 NAMEPLATES: ............................................................................................................................. 16 PART 3 - EXECUTION .................................................................................................................................. 16 3.01 FIRE PUMP INSTALLATION:...................................................................................................... 16 3.02 INSTRUCTING OPERATING PERSONNEL: ............................................................................... 16 3.03 FIELD INSPECTIONS AND TESTS ............................................................................................. 17

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EDITING NOTES

    1. All bracketed blanks, words, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs in this specification require the editor to

    either include or delete the bracketed section, or provide required information.

    2. Drawing Data: Contract drawings are to show the locations of obstructions, structural components,

    construction of walls, floors and ceilings, the location of underground or standpipe water supplies, and the

    location and arrangement of all control valves. Contract drawings are to also show the location and arrangement

    of the fire pump, driver, controller, test header, both sensing lines, jockey pump, electrical feeder, and

    emergency power supply (if available). A piping schematic is to be provided. See Appendix A of NFPA

    Standard No. 20 for guidance. Hose valve test header should be located at an exterior wall, where it is

    accessible for test purposes. The drawings should show drain locations for any relief valves or water measuring

    device drain lines. All valves controlling water supplies to the sprinkler system are to be equipped with tamper

    switches.

    3. The designer should size the interior fire main system and the fire pump. Sizing of interior fire main piping

    and the fire pump should be in accordance with IBC.

FIRE PUMP SYSTEM - SECTION 213110

    PART 1 - GENERAL

    1.01 RELATED DOCUMENTS:

    A. Drawings and General Provision of Contract, General and Special Conditions, and requirements for

    the following related sections apply to work of this section:

    1. 211100 Facility Fire Suppression Water Service Piping

    2. 078413 Penetration Firestopping

    3. 211000 Fire Protection General Requirements

    4. 211313 Wet Pipe Sprinkler Systems 1.02 SUMMARY

    A. Scope: Provide complete fire pump system, and associated equipment, ready for operation.

    B. Description of Work: Design and [provide new] [and] [modify existing] fire pump system[s] in

    accordance with all required and advisory provisions of NFPA 20. Each system shall include

    materials, accessories, and equipment, inside and outside the building, so that the system is complete

    and ready for use. [In addition, the contractor shall determine the characteristics of the water supply

    (including static and residual water pressures.] [Design systems for earthquake protection for

    buildings in seismic zones 3 and 4, and for essential and high risk buildings in seismic zone 2.]

    C. Existing Fire Pump Equipment: Existing fire pump equipment shall be [maintained fully operational

    until the new equipment has been tested and accepted by the Government] [left in-service] [re-piped]

    [removed] as indicated in the contract drawings].

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    1. [Equipment Removal: After acceptance of the new system by the Smithsonian, all existing

    equipment so indicated shall be removed and all damaged surfaces shall be restored as herein

    specified.]

    D. Compliance: The entire fire pump system shall be designed, installed, tested, and maintained in

    accordance with NFPA 20 and NFPA 70, except as modified herein. Advisory provisions in NFPA

    20 are to be considered mandatory, as though the word "shall" has been substituted for "should."

    Any reference to "authority having jurisdiction" shall be interpreted to mean the OSHEM Fire

    Protection Engineer. All materials used shall be either UL listed or FM approved.

    1.03 ALLOWANCES

    [List Allowances, if included as part of the contract. Confirm with OSHEM and COTR]

    1.04 UNIT PRICES

    [List Unit Prices, if included as part of the contract. Confirm with OSHEM and COTR]

    1.05 DEFINITIONS

    A. COTR: Contracting Officer Technical Representative

    B. M: FM Global (Factory Mutual)

    C. FPE: Fire Protection Engineer

    D. Furnish: To supply the stated equipment or materials

    E. Install: To set in position and connect or adjust for use

    F. NFPA: National Fire Protection Association

    G. NICET: National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies

    H. OSHEM: Office of Safety Health and Environmental Management

    I. Provide: To furnish and install the stated equipment or materials

    J. UL: Underwriters Laboratories

    1.06 SYSTEM DESCRIPTION

    1.07 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

    A. SEQUENCE OF OPERATION:

    1. The fire and jockey pumps shall be capable of both manual and automatic shutoff.

    2. The jockey pump shall start when pressure drops to [ ] psi (kPa) and stop when pressure

    reaches [ ] psi (kPa).

    3. The fire pump shall start when pressure drops to [ ] psi (kPa) and stop when pressure reaches

    [ ] psi (kPa). [The fire pump shall automatically shut down after a run time of 10 minutes

    unless manually shutdown.]

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B. [The [ ] pump shall [be the lead pump] [automatically start upon tripping of the [ ] sprinkler system]

    [and] [or] [manually when the starter is operated.] [Pump[s] shall continue to run until manually

    shut down.] [If after [ ] seconds, the lead pump cannot maintain a pressure of at least [ ] psi (kPa)

    on the system, Pump #2 shall start.] [Failure of the lead pump to start shall not prevent subsequent

    pumps from starting.]]

    1.08 SUBMITTALS

    A. Partial submittals will not be acceptable. Annotate descriptive data to show the specific model, type,

    size, and UL listing and/or FM approval of each item the Contractor proposes to furnish.

    B. Before any work is commenced, submit the design, manufacturer's data, system calculations and

    complete sets of working drawings.

    C. The OSHEM Fire Protection Engineer shall review and approve all submittals.

    D. Equipment Submittals: Manufacturer's data shall be provided for each piece of equipment to be

    installed, including the following items:

    1. Pumps, drivers, and controllers, [automatic transfer switches]

    2. Pump characteristic performance curves, with selection points clearly indicated, and pump

    certification, signed by an officer of the manufacturer, stating that the pump will perform as

    specified.

    3. Pressure maintenance (jockey) pumps

    4. Check, gate, and drain valves

    5. Relief valves (includes but not limited to casing relief, jockey pump relief, etc.)

    6. Gauges

    7. Hose valve manifold test header

    8. Pressure and waterflow switches

    9. Pipe, fittings, hangers, supports, and mechanical couplings

    10. Tamper and flow switches

    11. [Engine fuel and cooling system, including tank.]

    12. All other associated equipment

    13. Operating instructions (to be posted in the pump room) E. Shop Drawings: Submit detailed shop drawings, in accordance with NFPA 13, "Working Plans", on

    uniform size sheets no smaller than 610 mm by 910 mm, to the COTR for review and approval.

    Information shall include but not be limited to the following:

    1. Detailed plan view of the pump room, including elevations and sections, showing the location

    of fire pumps, controllers, piping, test manifold, all sensing lines and all other associated

    equipment.

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    2. Complete piping schematic, including pumps, devices, valves, fittings, and sensing lines.

    3. Complete point to point electrical wiring and circuit diagrams.

    4. Interior wiring diagrams of each controller and automatic transfer switch.

    5. Current water flow test information

    6. The signature and seal of a registered Professional Fire Protection Engineer,[registered

    Professional Engineer with a minimum of two years fire protection design experience], or a

    NICET Level III or IV Technician.

    F. Posted Operating Instructions: Provide concise, easy to read instructions for operating the pumps,

    drivers, and controllers. Mount the instructions in an oil resistant cover adjacent to the fire pump

    controller.

    G. Operation And Maintenance Manuals:

    1. Not less than 7 calendar days prior to the final acceptance testing of the entire system, and for

    use during the instruction period hereinafter specified, provide 4 bound copies of an Operation

    and Maintenance Manual to the Contracting Officer. Each copy is to be in a flexible, oil-

    resistant protective binder.

    2. The manual shall contain complete operation and maintenance instructions for all pumps,

    controllers, drivers, automatic transfer switches, and pump accessories.

    3. The manual shall include an index, copies of all approved shop drawings and submittal

    materials (updated to as-built), and a complete parts list of all components.

    4. The manual shall also include, for each item, the manufacturer's name, the serial number of the

    part, an ordering number, if appropriate, and a physical description of the part. H. As-Built (Record) Drawings:

    1. On a daily basis, the Contractor Superintendent, in conjunction with the COTR, shall review

    and record as-built conditions on a set of drawings maintained at the job site.

    2. After completion, but before final acceptance of the work, furnish a complete set of full-size as-

    built drawings in AutoCAD and PDF format for record purposes.

    3. The drawings shall not be smaller than 24 inches by 36 inches (610 mm by 910 mm) on

    reproducible sepia with title block similar to full size contract documents.

    4. Provide 1 compact disc containing CAD based drawings in DXF and PDF based format of all

    as-built drawings and schematics.

    1.09 QUALITY ASSURANCE

    A. The publications listed below form a part of this specification to the extent referenced. The

    publications are referred to in the text by the basic designation only. Latest edition shall apply. B. Manufacturers Qualifications

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    1. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), latest edition, including all amendments and

    appendices:

    a. NFPA 20 Standard for the Installation of Centrifugal Fire Pumps.

    b. [NFPA 37 Stationary Combustion Engines and Gas Turbines]

    c. NFPA 70 National Electrical Code.

    2. International Code Council (ICC); latest edition: International Building Code.

    3. Underwriters Laboratories

    C. Installer Qualifications

    1. Designer and Installer Requirements: Design shall be by a NICET Level III or IV Technician

    or a Registered Fire Protection Engineer. Installation shall be performed by a certified sprinkler

    contractor or a specialist who is experienced in the design and installation of automatic fire

    pump systems (minimum 3 years).

    2. Prior to installation, submit documentation, to the Contracting Officer, showing that the

    Contractor has successfully installed automatic fire pump systems of comparable size and type

    as specified herein or that the Contractor has a firm contractual agreement with a Subcontractor

    having such experience. The data shall include the names and locations of at least two

    installations where the Contractor, or Subcontractor, installed such systems. The Contractor, or

    Subcontractor, shall certify that each system has performed satisfactorily for a period of not less

    than 18 months.

    3. Service Organization: The contractor shall furnish, to the Contracting Officer, evidence that

    there is an experienced and effective service organization which carries a stock of repair parts

    for the system in order to readily effect repairs throughout the warranty period. Should the

    contractor fail to comply with the service requirements of this section, the government will then

    have the option to make the necessary repairs and back charge the contractor without any loss of

    warranty or guarantee as provided by the contract documents.

    1.10 DELIVERY STORAGE AND HANDLING

    A. Deliver products to project site in original, unopened packages with intact and legible manufacturers’

    labels identifying product and manufacturer, date of manufacture, and shelf life if applicable.

    B. Store materials inside, under cover, above ground, and kept dry and protected from physical damage

    until ready for use. Remove from site and discard wet or damaged materials.

    1.11 PROJECT CONDITIONS

    [List any special project conditions and/or environmental limitations on system installation, such as

    temperature, humidity, ventilation, etc.]

    1.12 COORDINATION

    A. Coordinate major equipment and piping layouts with other trades to avoid obstructions and excessive

    changes in piping configuration.

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    B. Coordinate all electrical connections and fire alarm interfaces.

    C. Coordinate all room combustion air and ventilation cooling inlets and vents to avoid potential for

    pipe freeze.

    1.13 WARRANTY

    A. Guarantee: The contractor shall guarantee labor, materials, and equipment provided under this

    contract against defects for a period of one year after the date of final acceptance of this work by the

    government. Final Acceptance includes, but is not limited to, the receipt of as-built drawings and

    Operation and Maintenance Manuals. 1.14 SERVICE AGREEMENT

    [List requirements, if part of the contract. Confirm with OSHEM and COTR]. 1.15 EXTRA MATERIALS

    [List special requirements for spare parts, if part of the contract. Confirm with OSHEM and COTR]. PART 2 - PRODUCTS

    (Refer to section for general requirements on piping, fittings, valves, and other components.) 2.01 ACCEPTABLE MANUFACTURERS

    A. Fire Pump:

    1. Aurora

    2. ITT-AC

    3. Patterson

    4. Peerless

    B. Fire Pump Controller:

    1. Joslyn-Clark

    2. Master

    3. Hubbell

    4. Firetrol

    C. Electric Motor:

    1. Marathon

    2. US Electric

    D. Diesel Engine:

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    2. Caterpillar

    3. Cummins

    E. Jockey Pump

    1. Aurora

    2. Grundfos

    3. Armstrong

    2.02 VALVES:

    A. Provide valves as required by NFPA 20 and types UL listed or FM approved for fire protection

    service.

    B. Gate Valves: Provide outside screw and yoke type, for all gate valves servicing the fire pump

    system.

    C. Drainage and test valves shall be all bronze globe, angle, or gate valves.

    D. Circulating Relief Valve: Provide circulating relief valves for the fire pump and jockey pump.

    Relief valves shall be piped to [a floor drain capable of handling the discharge.] [to the main drain

    line.]

    E. Pressure Relief Valves: Provide a pilot operated diaphragm type pressure relief valve where

    required by NFPA 20. Install relief valve according to the requirements of NFPA 20. The pressure

    relief valve shall discharge into an [open pipe] [floor drain] or into a cone or funnel secured to the

    outlet of the valve. Water discharge from the relief valve shall be readily visible or easily detectable

    by the pump operator.

    1. [The relief valve shall not be piped to the pump suction or supply connection.]

    2. A shutoff valve shall not be installed in the relief valve supply or discharge piping.

    3. The relief valve shall be set to prevent pressure on the fire protection system greater than it can

    withstand.

    4. The relief valve size shall not be less than that required in NFPA 20.

    2.03 IDENTIFICATION SIGNS:

    A. Attach properly lettered and approved metal signs to each control valve, alarm device, inspector's

    test valve, drain valve, and alarm bypass valve. Each sign shall indicate the normal valve position as

    well as the portion of the system that the valve serves.

    2.04 DRAIN ASSEMBLIES:

    A. Provide all drain lines as required by NFPA 20. Connect all drain piping to approved drain locations

    and provide splash guards, where necessary, at discharge outlets. If piped to a floor drain, then floor

    drains must be of adequate size to readily receive the full flow from each drain line under maximum

    pressure. All drain discharge outlets on the outside of the building shall be located no higher than

    0.3 meters above grade level.

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    2.05 UNDERGROUND PIPING SYSTEMS:

    A. (Refer to section 211100 for requirements on underground piping.)

    2.06 FIRE PUMP:

    A. Provide [[ ] electric motor driven] [and] [[ ] diesel engine drive] fire pump[s]. Each pump

    capacity at rated head shall be [not less than that indicated] [[ ]lpm at a discharge pressure of

    [ ]kPa]. Each pump shall furnish not less than 150 percent of rated capacity at not less than 65

    percent of total rated head. Pumps shall be of the centrifugal [horizontal split case with automatic air

    release] [water lubricated, vertical shaft turbine] type. The pump manufacturer shall have unit

    responsibility for the proper operation of the complete unit assembly as indicated by field acceptance

    tests.

    B. Capacity: ___gpm,___ft,___psi; head[___]lpm, [___]m, [___]kPa head], [____]RPM, [__] HP, [___]

    volt, 3 phase, ___inch [__]mm suction and ___inch [__]mm discharge connections. [Pump shall be

    similar to [_____________________________].]

    C. Pump Design:

    1. The fire pump shall be of horizontal split case, centrifugal construction, specifically labeled for

    fire service. The pump shall be connected to the sprinkler [/standpipe] system. The suction

    supply for the fire pump shall be from a service main as indicated on the drawings.

    2. Centrifugal type, horizontal split case, cast iron casings, single stage, renewable bronze wearing

    rings, double suction enclosed bronze impeller, and bronze impeller wearing rings.

    3. Extra heavy steel shaft with renewable bronze or stainless steel shaft sleeves.

    4. Deep stuffing boxes with split type bronze glands and external water seal.

    5. Heavy duty grease lubricated anti-friction bearings, grease fittings and drain plugs.

    6. UL listed and Factory Mutual Approved.

    2.07 ELECTRIC MOTOR:

    A. General: The pump driver shall be horizontal floor mounted ball bearing induction motor rated at

    [__] HP, 3 phase, [60] hertz with open drip-proof NEMA enclosure for operating on [__]volt service.

    Motor horsepower shall not be less than pump horsepower requirements for all points on the pump

    operating curve. The motor locked rotor current shall not exceed the values stated in NFPA 20. The

    motor shall be mounted on a steel base common to the pump. The fire pump manufacturer shall

    accurately align the pump and motor shafts prior to shipment. After field installation, but prior to

    grouting the base, a millright or similarly qualified person shall check and verify or correct the shaft

    alignment.

    B. Motor type: Delta-wound squirrel cage motor with all leads brought out of the motor terminal box. C. Bearings: Grease lubricated radial and oil lubricated thrust ball bearings carrying total thrust of

    entire pump assembly.

    D. Drip-proof with drip cover.

    2.08 [DIESEL ENGINE: ]

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A. Shall be [of the make and horsepower rating recommended by the pump manufacturer for the pump

    being provided. Engine horsepower shall be adequate to drive the pump at all conditions of speed

    and load over the full range of the pump performance curve] [of horsepower rating].

    B. Diesel engine shall be of the compression ignition type with electric starting device taking current

    from two battery units mounted not less than 12 inches (305 mm) above the floor. Provide lead-acid

    batteries.

    C. Fuel System External to Engine: Provide in accordance with NFPA 20 and NFPA 37. Provide vent

    piping with weatherproof vent cap. Provide flexible bronze or stainless steel piping connectors with

    single braid at each piping connection to diesel engine. Supply, return, vent, and fill piping shall be

    steel piping, except supply and return piping may be copper tubing.

    1. Steel Pipe: Schedule 40, black steel with threaded fittings and unions.

    2. Copper Tubing: Type K, soft annealed, with flared fittings.

    3. Tanks: Double wall aboveground steel tanks complying with UL 80 or UL 142. Underground

    tanks are not permitted.

    4. Valves: Provide valves suitable for fuel oil service. Valves shall have union or threaded end

    connections.

    5. Check Valves: Shall be swing check.

    6. Ball Valves: Full port design, copper alloy body, two-position lever handles. D. Exhaust System External to Engine: Provide in accordance with NFPA 20 and NFPA 37. Provide

    exhaust mufflers to reduce noise levels to less than 85dBA.

    1. Steel Pipe: Schedule 80, black steel with welded end connections and fittings.

    2. Flanges: Provide flanges at connections to diesel engines, exhaust mufflers, and flexible

    connections.

    3. Piping Insulation: Products containing asbestos will not be permitted. Provide exhaust piping

    system inside the building with ASTM C 533 calcium silicate insulation minimum of 3 inches

    (76.2 mm) thick; secure with not less than 0.375 inch (9.525) mm width fibrous glass reinforced

    waterproof tape or stainless steel bands spaced not more than 8 inch (203.2 mm) on centers.

    Provide one layer of asphalt-saturated felt over the insulation prior to installing aluminum jacket.

    Provide insulation with aluminum jacket, minimum thickness of 26 gage (.4039 mm), with

    factory-applied polyethylene and kraft paper moisture barrier on inside surface. Secure jacket

    with stainless steel bands spaced not more than 8 inch (203.2 mm) on centers. E. Battery Charger: Charger shall be an integral part of the controller or a separate wall-mounted unit.

    For each battery unit, provide voltmeter to indicate the state of the battery charge and provide

    ammeter to indicate rate of charge.

    2.09 CONTROLLER

    A. General: Controllers shall be furnished with digital display and data acquisition control panel for

    monitoring pump status, power supply status, leg voltage, leg current, phase reversal, fire pump set

    points, jockey pump set points, and, in the case of diesel controller, all associated failure modes.

    Control panel shall permit user modifications of settings through a password-protected login.

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