applicable. For mechanical equipment the manual
requirement appears in NFGS 15011, "Mechanical General
Requirements"; f o r electrical equipment the requirement
appears in 16011. "General Requirements, Electrical": and
for medical equipment the requirement appears in 11700,
"General Requirements for Medical Equipment." In addition
to coverage of operation and maintenance, the manuals
s h o u l d include appropriate provisions for training, safety,
and emergency procedures. Specify the number of copies of
the manual required.
Stock). Use when it is
Maintenance materials (Extra
e s s e n t i a l to obtain an extra
stock of materials that will
m a t c h patterns, finishes, o r
colors that go out of stock
frequently (e.g., floor tile,
3 . 2 . 1 0 Delivery and Storage: Establish the conditions under
w h i c h products, materials, and components will be accepted and
p r o t e c t e d at the construction site.
3 . 2 . 1 1 Job Conditions: Establish the limitations, criteria, and
c o o r d i n a t i o n relating to the physical and environmental conditions
under which the Contractor must perform as they pertain to a
' p a r t i c u l a r section. Titles such as the following are included
here: Existing Conditions. Environmental Protection Requirements.
and Sequencing or Scheduling.
3 . 2 . 1 2 Pre-Installation Conference: Can be included in this
s e c t i o n to specify conferences for coordinating materials and
techniques, and to sequence related work for sensitive and complex
i t e m s , e.g., r o o f i n g or integrated systems.
3 . 3 Part 2 - Products:
Defines, i n detail. the acceptable
e q u i p m e n t , materials, fixtures, mixes, and fabrications, i.e...
"products" t o be incorporated into the work. Source quality control
may be included here. Specify materials, equipment, and methods
that will provide construction with a maximum of overall economy
c o n s i s t e n t with functional and aesthetic requirementi, reasonable
comfort, and wound architectural and engineering practice.
Materials, equipment, a n d methods will be utilized that will result
i n the lowest practicable cost. with due consideration to economical
m a i n t e n a n c e for the required use for the life expectancy of the
f a c i l i t y . Wherever possible, materials. equipment, and methods
s p e c i f i e d will be those used in the Civilian construction industry
that have met or are capable of meeting this objective.
3 . 3 . 1 Materials/Equipment: Describe in detail the requirements
f o r materials and accessories related to the work within the
s e c t i o n , a n d include acceptable material options that the Contractor
may use. The fact that a material is comparatively new should not
n e c e s s a r i l y bar its use provided that it is not proprietary.
N e i t h e r should a material's previous use place it in an "approved"