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LANTNAVFACENGCOM A&E GUIDE
4/17/93
A. INCORRECT: "As instructed by the Architect."
"As instructed by the Contracting Officer."
CORRECT:
NOTE: Contract drawings should be so clearly detailed as to preclude
the use of this statement except in most unusual circumstances.
B. INCORRECT: "By others."
"By the Navy."
"By the Naval Facilities Engineering Command."
"By the Government."
CORRECT:
C. INCORRECT: "By Electrical Contractor."
"By Plumbing Contractor."
"By the Plumber."
"By the Elevator Contractor."
EXPLANATION: Usually no statement is necessary. The Government
recognizes only the prime contractor; the breakdown
into trades is not in accordance with Government
practice. In the event work is shown on the
drawings which is not included in the scope of the
contract, use the following:
CORRECT:
"Not in contract" or
"By Government."
D. INCORRECT: "12 GA zinc-coated steel flashing."
"Copper flashing."
CORRECT:
"Metal flashing" (Metals are referred to only as metal and not
as a particular kind of gauge. Kind and weight are covered
in the specifications. This does not apply where it is
necessary to match existing metals.)
E. INCORRECT: "Formica."
CORRECT:
"Plastic Laminate" (Proprietary names are not
permitted.)
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