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
||FYI||RESUBMITTED: The plans have been re-submitted, and the disapproved issues have been addressed as follows: APPROVED SEE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS
**PLEASE NOTE** ALL COMMENTS FOUND ON PREVIOUS PLAN REVIEWS REMAIN ENFORCEABLE UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED IN THIS REVIEW.
************ INSPECTOR SEE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS
1) BATTERY DOCUMENTATION, VENTILATION REVISION (SPLICE), HYDROGEN SENSOR WITH REMOTE SERVICE STATION FOR SUPERVISION; SMOKE DETECTION IN ROOM, SEISMIC BRACING, ETC. AS LISTED IN REQUIREMENTS HAVE BEEN PROVIDED.
2) DIESEL TANK INTEGRAL GENERATOR PERMIT APPLICATION HAS BEEN PROVIDED AND APPROVED. PLEASE SEE 2013-0289 AF-1 PLAN REVIEW.
||FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Sorenson, 1650 Telstar Dr, Suite 300: interior remodel
Date of Plans: 2.27.13
You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments:
1. From www.pprbd.org, select PLAN REVIEW then FIND PLANS next COLORADO SPRINGS
2. Scroll down to the correct address. You may then select APPROVED/DISAPPROVED to view comments associated with that particular project.
HAZMAT REVIEW FOR UPS-BATTERY ROOM CABINETS AND ONE DIESEL TANK GENERATOR
72 GALLONS ELECTROLYTE
|FYI||Stationary Battery Systems IFC 2009, SECTION 608
Stationary storage battery systems having an electrolyte capacity of more than 50 gallons for flooded lead-acid, nickel cadmium (Ni-Cd) and valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA), or 1,000 pounds for lithium-ion and lithium metal polymer, used for facility standby power, emergency power or uninterrupted power supplies shall comply with section 608 and Table 608.1.
This facility reports 72 gallons of electrolyte
VRLA BATTERIES IN CABINET IN BATTERY UPS ROOM
|Attention||CHEMICAL INVENTORY, AS DECLARED
INTERIOR UPS BATTERY ROOM 72 GALLONS ELECTROLYTE; VRLA BATTERIES IN CABINET
ONE 850 GALLON DIESEL GENERATOR TO BE LOCATED ON LOADING DOCK. NO FURTHER INFORMATION HAS BEEN PROVIDED.
****This facility exceeds the hazardous materials permit amount threshold for flammable and combustible liquids, and electrolytes, therefore, this facility is required to apply for a CSFD Annual Operational Permit
This facility is enrolled in the permit program, please update your material inventory with the Hazmat Specialist, Inspector, Mr Jay Weightman at the time of your construction inspection.
This facility will require a Hazardous Materials permit inspection for:
** Annual Operational Hazmat Permit (annual, automatically renewed by CSFD, fees apply
*** THIS FACILITY WILL REQUIRE A HAZMAT CONSTRUCTION FINAL INSPECTION FOR PERMIT AND CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY. To schedule your Hazmat Inspections-- please contact the Divsion of the Fire Marshal @ 719-385-5978.|
ONE 850 GAL DIESEL GENERATOR HAS BEEN NOTED ON PLAN SHEET 3E1 OF 4 AT 1ST FLOOR LOADING DOCK.
NO FURTHER INFO HAS BEEN PROVIDED REGARDING GENERATOR AND PERMIT APPLICATION FOR DIESEL TANK. IS THIS AN INTEGRAL TANK-GENERATOR?
PLEASE RESUBMIT PLANS WITH DIESEL TANK SPECIFICATIONS, PERMIT APPLICATION (SEE CSFD WEBSITE) AND SITE DIAGRAMS.
ABOVE GROUND FUEL TANKS
The CSFD requires a Construction Permit for the installation of any aboveground fuel tank in excess of 60 gallons. (This tank declared as 850 gal by applicant. Flammable and combustible liquids shall comply with the IFC 2009 CHAPTERS 34, 22 AND 27 as amended, and NFPA 30.
It is the responsibility of the TANK INSTALLER to submit an application for the tank installation permit prior to installation.
The tank installer shall submit permit application forms and documents to :
CSFD Office of the Fire Marshal
375 Printers Parkway
A full set of the tank manufacturer's cut sheets, a declaration of contained volume, a declaration of tank contents and a to scale site plan of the tank location with respect to walls, other structures, property lines, drive lanes, etc. Exterior tanks will be required to have vehicular protection diagrammed and installed in accordance with the 2009 IFC, Chapter 3, section 312. Any associated piping shall be diagramed and submitted as well.|
608.6.3 Mechanical ventilation systems shall be supervised at an approved central proprietary or remote station service or shall initiate an audible and visual signal at a constantly attended on-site location.
ATTENTION ****** THIS IS REQUIRED TO BE COMPLIANT WITH CODE
*** This section requires the supervision of both the required room and cabinets ventilation where mechanical systems are employed to provide notification of a system failure--to provide warning and reduce hydrogen concentration to build to hazardous levels.
*** PLEASE INDICATE ON PLANS COMPLIANCE WITH ABOVE|
|Disapproved||BATTERIES SYSTEMS SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 608 OF THE IFC 2009:
1. The batteries shall have venting caps to relieve pressure, which is often Hydrogen gas.
2. VRLA or other sealed non-venting caps shall be equipped with resealing flame arresting safety caps.
3. Lithium Ion and Lithium metal polymer batteries shall not require vented caps.
4. VRLA and Lithium -ion and lithium metal polymer battery systems shall be provided with a listed device or other approved method to preclude, detect or control Thermal runaway.
5. Battery systems shall be permitted in the same room or area as they equipment they support.
6. Battery systems shall be housed in a non-combustible locked cabinet or enclosure to prevent unauthorized personnel from accessing the system.
7. Enclosures of stationary battery systems shall comply with the IBC. When stationary batteries are installed in separate equipment room accessible only to authorized personnel, they shall be permitted to be installed on an open rack for ease of maintenance.
8. Spill control and a means of spill response shall be provided.
9. An approved method of control and cleaning up the spill shall be provided.
10. Ventilation shall be provided in accordance with the IMC. Ventilation systems shall ventilate the floor area of the room at a minimum of 1 cfm/sq. ft. and shall be provided on a continuous basis.
11. The ventilation system shall be designed to limit the maximum concentration of Hydrogen 1% of the total volume of the room.
12. Temperature Control shall be provided to maintain safe operating conditions of the batteries.
13. Signs and placards shall be appropriately posted.
14. Seismic protection shall be provided for the battery storage system in accordance with the IBC.
15. Approved smoke detection shall be provided.
**** THE ABOVE ITEMS HAVE NOT BEEN PROVIDED IN PLAN SET. TYPE OF BATTERY AND AMOUNT HAS BEEN DECLARED AS VRLA @ 72 GAL TOTAL ELECTROLYTE IN CABINETS. NO FURTHER INFO PROVIDED.
PLEASE ADDRESS EACH ITEM LISTED ABOVE IN RESUBMITTAL.|
|Attention||Equipment, machinery, and required detection and alarm systems associated with the use, storage, or handling of hazardous materials shall be listed or approved. This requirement is subject to verification at the time of the Hazardous materials Inspection prior to signing the Fire Final.
THIS INCLUDES THE HYDROGEN SENSOR, AND VENTILATION SYSTEMS. PLEASE BE PREPARED TO TEST THIS AT THE TIME OF YOUR CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION. HAVE ALL DOCUMENTS, AND CONTRACTORS NECESSARY AVAILABLE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION.|
|FYI||Labeling - An NFPA 704 compliant Hazard Placard is required for each pedestrian entry door rooms containing hazardous materials in excess of the exempt amounts (this door could be interior or exterior) and all such doors shall be included. The minimum size of the Hazard Placard shall be 15" by 15". This requirement is subject to verification at the time of the Hazardous materials Inspection prior to signing the Fire Final.
Doors into electrical equipment rooms or buildings containing stationary battery systems shall be provided with approved signs. The signs shall state that:
1. The room contains energized battery systems.
2. The room contains energized electrical circuits.
3. The battery electrolyte solutions, where present, are corrosive liquids.|