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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.

GOLDS GYM
01409 ACADEMY BLVD

Review DateStatusComment(s)
10/8/2013 ApprovedHVLS FANS - Be advised - the construction plans specify normal heat fans and what is specified does NOT meet the definition of an HVLS fan per NFPA 13, as the RPM's are too high and the fan itself does not meet dimensions.
9/24/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 1) This project is: Golds Gym This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted Editions of the International Building Code, International Fire Code and the related Standards.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 3) HEAD EXTENDERS: BE ADVISED: Head Extenders are not allowed in the City of Colorado Springs.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 6) The fire sprinkler system is being installed by: Arapahoe CSFD does not allow any combustibles into a building until a sprinkler system has passed it's final acceptance test performed by CSFD Inspector's.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 7) SPRINKLER SYSTEM DESIGN: Type of System: Wet Type of head (s):QR/EC Design Density: .10 Design Area:1372 SF Adjustments: QR Flex Connections: NO Brand: Equivalent Length: UL 2443/FM 1637 Complaint:
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) REVISION: Revision Sequence: Second Scope of Revision: Address review comments Date of Revision: RME signature 9/17/13
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 8) SCOPE OF WORK: Area/scope of work is --123--- SPRINKLERS IN Tenant Space -of the building. Flex Connections: N/A Brand: Equivalent Length: UL 2443/FM 1637 Complaint:
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 10) WATER SUPPLY/SYSTEM DEMAND INFORMATION: The Water Flow Calculation show a water supply of having a ---154-- PSI Static; 20 PSI Residual; --3900--- GPM Flow. Sprinkler Demand of --305.3--- gpm, including --100-- hose demand, at --71.4--- psi is needed at the SYSTEM GAGE; - psi is needed at the CITY GAGE. All hydraulic designed systems are to have the Hydraulic Placard information sign secured to the sprinkler riser.
FYIATTENTION: IT APPEARS THERE ARE HVLS FANS IN THIS FACILITY. FANS MUST SHUNT UPON ACTIVATION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEM!
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 20) LICENSED INSTALLER: An On-Site Installer shall supervise all on-site work on any fire sprinkler project. This On-Site Installer shall have a current Installer Card issued by RBD, on his person, while on the job site.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 21) PRESSURE-REDUCING DEVICE: The system pressure is over 175 psi therefore a pressure-reducing device and a pressure relief device is required by NFPA 13: 8.16.1.2. The PRV set to ----- psi outlet pressure. Insure the related pressure gages and valves required by this section are also provided.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 23) MANUFACTURER'S SPECIFICATIONS: The approved set of Fire Sprinkler Plans, cut sheets on all equipment being installed, and the installation permit are to be on site for all fire department inspections.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 26) CONCEALED SPACES - This plan did not provide any information on combustible concealed spaces. NFPA 13 requires that "All concealed spaces enclosed wholly or partially by exposed combustible construction shall be protected by sprinklers". There are 12 specific allowances to this section that allow for the omission of sprinklers. If there are combustible concealed areas found during the installation of the system that do not meet the requirements of the 12 allowances, then these areas will be required to be sprinkled. (NFPA 13:8.15.1) IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE INSTALLER TO MAKE SURE THAT THE SYSTEM IS INSTALLED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STANDARD.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 27) FREEZING CONDITIONS It is the designer's responsibility to provide the building owner with a system design that will continue to function reliably even under adverse temperature conditions. The sprinkler contractor must be conscious of field conditions that may affect the performance of their system, such as drafts, disturbed insulation, installation along exterior walls, etc. and incorporate such conditions into a reliable design.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 35) CERTIFICATE OF INSTALLATION: It is the installer's responsibility to certify through this form (attached to the plans) 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 conducting the final inspection and/or acceptance test of the system. FINAL INSPECTIONS WILL NOT BE CONDUCTED WITHOUT THIS FORM BEING COMPLETED.
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.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT) INSPECTIONS Due to the dynamic nature of inspectors schedules, PLEASE call your inspection requests in with ample time to allow scheduling. Please call 719-385-5982 Extension 2 to schedule all construction related inspection activities. 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 37) ROUGH VISUAL INSPECTIONS: Rough Visual inspections shall be completed PRIOR TO any bucket tests or final inspections.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 38) CONCEALED WORK: The fire sprinkler piping shall not be covered up by walls, sheetrock, ceiling tiles, etc... prior to the CSFD visual inspections of the piping. If the piping is covered, and the inspectors cannot inspect it as is required by Fire Code, the walls,sheetrock, ceiling tiles, etc... will be required to be removed. If this means that finished ceilings will need to be removed, this will be required to be done! (IFC 106.3)
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 39) 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 46) DISAPPROVED ITEMS ADDRESSED: The plans have been resubmitted and all the disapproved comments have been addressed and/or corrected as follows: 1. The 5 calc'd heads are calc'd for 1372 SF which is over the required 945 SF required with QR adjustment. 2. EC heads will be 155 degrees. 3. The calcs provided are not to prove the system, but to prove the EC area heads. 4. PRV presure of 160 psi is now noted in the Riser Legend NOTE: Heads in sauna and steam room will now be "coated" as in pool area.
9/11/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 1) This project is: Golds Gym, 1409 N Academy Bl: interior remodel - CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY FROM M TO A3 This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted Editions of the International Building Code, International Fire Code and the related Standards.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 6) The fire sprinkler system is being installed by: ARAPAHOE FIRE CSFD does not allow any combustibles into a building until a sprinkler system has passed it's final acceptance test performed by CSFD Inspector's.
Disapproved*****(STANDARD COMMENT 42) DISAPPROVED COMMENTS: The following information and/or corrections are needed prior to conducting a full plan review. PLEASE RESPOND IN WRITING ON LETTERHEAD TO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING COMMENTS: 1. For extended coverage sprinklers, the minimum design area shall be that corresponding to the hazard in Fig. 11.2.3.1.1 (1500) or the area protected by 5 sprinklers (2000), whichever is greater. 2. The EC11 sprinklers in a light hazard and 200 degree temp rating are listed as STANDARD RESPONSE, and therefore the QR sprinkler reduction of 11.2.3.2.3 is not permitted. 3. This is a gridded system - autopeaking results or additional calculations shall be submitted in accordance with 23.4.4.4. 4. Settings of the PRV shall be indicated . NOTE: If the PRV is no longer needed, it is recommended it be removed. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.


 

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