utilize HID, fluorescent and "PL" light sources. Incandescents can be
utilized in janitor closets, as down lighting or spotlighting (which must be
dimmable) or other special situations but in very limited quantities.
f) MIL-HDBK-1035, "Family Housing", requires that all light fixtures
utilized for family housing be fluorescent.
g) Provide auxiliary instant-on quartz lamps in approximately 20% of
all interior HID fixtures to provide some lighting during the cool down and
re-strike period when power has returned and the emergency battery pack
lighting has gone off.
h) Fluorescent fixtures shall have reduced wattage lamp (35w) and
energy efficient ballasts. The use of electronic ballasts, in general, is not
Power factor for fluorescent lighting shall be 0.95 or better.
Surface mounted fixtures on suspended ceilings must be independently
k) Connect emergency lighting units to local lighting circuit, ahead of
the toggle switch. Emergency lights must come on when the local breaker
trips. Exit lighting shall have battery back-up. Use of radioluminescent
type exit signs is prohibited. (For more information, see the chapter titled
"Facilities Protection Design".)
l) For rehabilitation projects where existing lighting fixtures are to
be removed, the new fixtures shall not be provided on a 1 for 1 basis but,
rather, the new fixtures shall be provided to meet MIL-HDBK-1190 lighting
m) Light fixtures shall operate at 277V when building service is at
a) The A/E shall contact the Base Administration Telephone Officer
(BATO) for the locations of the telephone instrument outlets. The A/E shall
also coordinate with the BATO the related design effort for data processing,
fire alarm, security, remote control or monitoring communications transmission
requirements. All designs shall be compatible with the base telephone system
and applicable regulations. The adequacy of all system components that will
be affected by alarm and control circuits shall be identified and engineered
to meet such requirements.
b) The A/E shall contact the BATO to obtain the point of connection and
feeder cable requirements.
c) The A/E shall contact the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area
Master Station (NCTAMS) to obtain the latest criteria for telecommunications
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d) The NCTAMS will verify the point of connection and certify the
adequacy of telephone facilities. Also, they are responsible for providing