||FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: MIT Lincoln Labratory, 565 Space Center Dr, Suite 355: special hazard system
Date of Plans: 10.13.12
You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments:
1. From www.springsgov.com, select CITY AGENCIES then FIRE
2. Click on FIRE CODE ENFORCEMENT.
3. Click on REVIEW PLANS STATUS in the gray box
4. Then select VIEW PLAN REVIEW STATUS.
5. Scroll down to the correct address. You may then select APPROVED/DISAPPROVED to view comments associated with that particular project.|
|FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT 3) The special hazard suppression system is being installed by: SIMPLEXGRINNELL
This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted International Building Code, International Fire Code and the most recent editions of the applicable NFPA standards.|
|FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT 3) SPECIAL HAZARD SUPPRESSION SYSTEM DESIGN:
Type of System: CLEAN AGENT - NOVEC 1230
Size of System: 62 POUNDS - 4.2% DESIGN CONCENTRATION
Hazard Protected: LABORATORY
REVIEW IS FOR SUPPRESSION SYSTEM ONLY - A&D PORTION WILL BE SUBMITTED SEPARATELY.|
|FYI||(CLEAN AGENT) OPERATING ALARMS/INDICATORS:
Alarms or indicators or both shall be used to indicate operation of the sytems, hazards to personnel or failure of any supervised device.
|FYI||(CLEAN AGENT) PRE-DISCHARGE ALARMS:
Audible and visual pre-discharge alarms alarms shall be provided within the protected area to give positive warning of impending discharge.
|FYI||(CLEAN AGENT) MANUAL PULL STATIONS:
A readily accessible means for manual activation shall be installed at an approved location in the path of egress. Pull stations for multiple system shall be installed in the same location.
All manual pull stations shall be permanently and clearly identified as to the hazard and/or system they protect.
|FYI||(CLEAN AGENT) TIME DELAY:
A pre-discharge alarm and time delay, sufficient to allow personnel evacuation prior to discharge shall be provided.
|FYI||(CLEAN AGENT) ABORT SWITCHES:
Abort Switches shall be located within the protected area and shall be located near the means of egress. The abort switch shall be of teh type that requires constant manual pressure.
|FYI||(CLEAN AGENT) SIGNAGE:
Warning and instruction signs shall be provided at the entrance to and inside the protected areas.
|FYI||(CLEAN AGENT) PNEUMATIC TESTING
Pneumatic test of 40 psi for a duration of 10 minutes - pressure drop shall not exceed 20% of the test pressure.
|FYI||(CLEAN AGENT) AIR FLOW TEST:
Air flow test (nitrogen or inert gas) on piping network to verify flow is continuous and piping and nozzles are unobstructed.
|FYI||(CLEAN AGENT) NOZZLES:
All discharge nozzles shall be provided with caps or other suitable devices to prevent the entrance of grease, vapors, moisture or other foreign materials into the piping.
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT 5) INDICATION OF SYSTEM ACTIVATION:
An audible OR visual indication shall be provided that the system has operated, that personnel response is needed, and that the system is inneed of recharge.
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT 6) FIRE ALARM SYSTEM CONNNECTIONS:
The extinguishing system shall be connected to the fire alarm system, if provided, in accordance with NFPA 72.
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT) LICENSED INSTALLER/SERVICE TECHNICIAN
An On-Site Installer/Service Technicial shall supervise all on-site work on any fire protection system. This On-Site Installer shall have a current Installer Certificate (RBD Wallet Card), on his/her person, while on the job site. |
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT 8) CERTIFICATE OF INSTALLATION:
It is the installer's responsibility to certify through this form that the system has been properly installed and tested.
The form is to be filled out in its entirety PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF THE FIRE INSPECTOR that is conducting the final inspection and/or the acceptance test of the system.
FINAL INSPECITONS WILL NOT BE CONDUCTED WITHOUT THIS FORM BEING COMPLETED.
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT 9) MANUFACTURER'S DATA
The approved set of system plans, manufacture's product data sheets on all equipment being installed, and the installation permit are to be on site for all fire department inspections. |
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT 10) INSPECTIONS
Due to the dynamic nature of inspectors schedules, PLEASE call your inspection requests in with ample time to allow scheduling.
When calling, please have your complete CSFD plan review number(s) ready for each inspection request.
( i.e. 20001234 - HM -2 or 20000012 - CN - 1)
The CSFD Approved sets of plans are to be on site for all inspections.|
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT 12) JAH - SCHEDULING INSPECTIONS:
Your assigned inspector is Jeff Hanenberg. Please call 719-385-5982 Extension 2 to schedule all construction related inspection activities.
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT 15) PLAN REVIEW/PERMIT FEES
All fire department fees are to be paid prior to issuance of any permits. These fees must be paid directly to the Colorado Springs Fire Department - Development Review Enterprise - at 2880 International Circle - Suite 200-7.|
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT) REVIEWS:
Colorado Springs Fire Department construction reviews are based upon information provided on the drawings and/or the attached reference material. Issues or features that are not presented within the construction documents are assumed to be complaint with applicable codes/standards. It is the responsibility of the building owner to ensure that minimum code requirement are met as established by the Authority Having Jurisdiction, whether of not the requirements are specifically indicated on the submitted construction documents.
The CSFD has reviewed the submittal in accordance with the fire code requirements of the 2003 International Fire Code, CSFD local amendments, City Code Standards, and applicable NFPA Standards. All plan review comments are subject to final on-site field inspections, and testing by the CSFD. Review and approval by the CSFD shall not relieve the applicant of the responsibility of compliance with the International Fire Code.