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NOTE - THE NOTED DISAPPROVED ITEMS MAY NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE LIST OF VIOLATIONS. THE DESIGNER IS TO CONDUCT A COMPLETE RE-REVIEW OF THE PLANS FOR ADDITIONAL VIOLATIONS OF THE STANDARD COMMENTS AND INCORRECT INFORMATION PRIOR TO RESUBMITTING.

 System plans must be picked up within 30 days. All system plans left longer than 30 days will be discarded as abandoned.

SORENSON - SUITE 300
01650 TELSTAR DR

Review DateStatusComment(s)
4/12/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Sorenson, 1650 Telstar Dr, Suite 300: interior remodel Date of Plans: 4.3.12 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: FIRE PROTECTION CONCEPTS 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: NOVEC 1230 CLEAN AGENT Size of System: 265 POUNDS Hazard Protected: UPS ROOM 312, SERVER ROOM 313
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. (NFPA 2001:4.3.5.1)
FYI(CLEAN AGENT) RACEWAYS: Initiating and releasing circuits shall be installed in raceways. (NFPA 2001:4.3.1.3)
FYI(SPECIAL HAZARD) TESTING OF SMOKE DETECTORS The NFPA 72, Chapter 14, requires that the smoke detectors be tested " .. in place to ensure smoke entry into the sensing chamber and an alarm response. Testing with smoke or listed aerosol acceptable to the manufacturer, or other means acceptable to the detectors manufacturer, shall be permitted as one acceptable test method." Please note that the use of a magnet DOES NOT "insure smoke entry into the sensing chamber," it will only check the wiring circuit for the "alarm response." (NFPA 72 TABLE 14.4.2.2)
FYI*****(SPECIAL HAZARD) RELEASING PANEL BATTERY: REMOTE STATION: Battery Calculation based on the system being monitored by a Remote Station. Battery standby designed for 24 hours. The new fire panel is shown to be provided with two 12 volt /-------- AH batteries. The plans indicate the batteries will be wired in PARALLEL/SERIES to provide 24 volts @ -------- AH supplying a current draw of --------- AH. This appears to meet the battery calculation requirements.
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. (NFPA 2001:4.3.5.2)
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. (2001:4.3.3.6, 4.3.3.10)
FYI(CLEAN AGENT) TIME DELAY: A pre-discharge alarm and time delay, sufficient to allow personnel evacuation prior to discharge shall be provided. (NFPA 2001:4.3.5.6.1)
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. (NFPA 2001:4.3.5.3)
FYI(CLEAN AGENT) SIGNAGE: Warning and instruction signs shall be provided at the entrance to and inside the protected areas. (NFPA 2001:4.3.5.5)
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. (NFPA 2001:7.7.2.2.12)
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. (NFPA 2001:7.7.2.2.13)
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. (NFPA 2001:4.2.5.4)
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. (IFC 904.3.4)
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. (IFC 904.3.5)
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) SCHEDULING INSPECTIONS: 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. (105.4.4)
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) AS-BUILT PLANS All deviations from approved plans shall be documented and submitted to CSFD for archival. Reviews will not be conducted on as-builts, unless specifically required by the fire inspector, as these field changes are often verified as compliant by the fire inspectors. All as-built plans shall be conspicuously marked as such.
3/29/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Sorenson, 1650 Telstar Dr, Suite 300: interior remodel Date of Plans: 3.25.13 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: FIRE PROTECTION CONCEPTS 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) 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. (105.4.4)
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT 20) DISAPPROVED COMMENTS: The following information and/or corrections are needed prior to completing a full plan review. PLEASE RESPOND IN WRITING ON LETTERHEAD TO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING COMMENTS: 1. Correct edition dates of codes/standards used for this project. Be sure to verify your design meets the current codes/standards. 2. A red lens is required on the strobe outside the protected space, where an amber lens is specified. 3. Calculations shall be corrected for the proper elevation of Colorado Springs. 4. Sequence of operations - define what a system trouble and supervisory is. 5. Sequence of operations - line item 9 shall initiate a supervisory signal, not trouble signal as this is indicating an off-normal condition. 6. Sequence of operations - Line item 10 shall include high air pressure monitoring as required by NFPA 13 and NFPA 72 7. Sequence of operations - line item 11 shall initiate a general fire alarm upon waterflow. 8. Sequence of operations - Line item 16 shall also define the delay in signal transmission as required by NFPA 72. 9. Removal if the primary agent container shall also be included in the sequence of operations. 10. Sequence of operations - Will a detector set the preaction valve as well? 11. Indicate how your design concentration complies with Section 5.4.2 of the 2012 NFPA 2001 - show your work and provide code references. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT 23) NOTE - THE NOTED DISAPPROVED ITEMS MAY NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE LIST OF VIOLATIONS. THE DESIGNER IS TO CONDUCT A COMPLETE RE-REVIEW OF THE PLANS FOR ADDITIONAL VIOLATIONS OF THE STANDARD AND INCORRECT INFORMATION PRIOR TO RESUBMITTING.


 

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