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h. If emergency/standby systems are required provide descriptions in the RFP. Include
loads that will be connected to the emergency/standby system.
i. Cathodic protection and protective coatings shall be provided for the following buried
or submerged ferrous metallic structures regardless of soil or water resistivity:
Natural gas and propane piping
Liquid fuel piping
Underground storage tanks
Fire protection piping
Ductile or cast iron pressurized piping under floor (slab on grade) in soil
Underground heat distribution and chilled water piping in ferrous metallic conduit
(7) Other structures with hazardous products
(8) Steel casing for underground hydraulic elevator jack
(9) Oxygen piping
j. Require the D-B contractor to have all predesign surveys, cathodic protection designs,
and acceptance surveys performed by a person that is accredited or certified by the National
Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) as a NACE Accredited Corrosion Specialist or a
NACE certified CP Specialist or be a registered professional engineer who has certification or
licensing that includes education and experience in corrosion control of buried or submerged
metallic piping and tank systems.
k. Coordinate with the local Director of Information Management (DOIM) or equivalent
personal to determine existing telecommunication capability and whether or not the existing
facilities will need to be upgraded to support any new telecom-munications equipment and
distribution systems installed as part of this project. Involve the DOIM during the design
l. Provide requirement of at least 25% spare spaces and capacity for electrical
m. If prewired work stations are to be installed by the Government, it is critical that the
occupancy and load requirements be described in the RFP or describe circuit organization and
capacities the Government will need when they install workstations.
n. Require in the RFP, the Design-Build contractor provide training for each electrical
system (generators, UPS systems, electronic systems, etc.)
o. Identify in the RFP any environmental conditions (humidity, highly corrosive areas,
etc.) and special requirements for exterior cable, power and electronic equipment which will
affect the selection and application.
p. Provide a minimum of one general purpose 120 volt, 20 ampere duplex receptacle
outlet in each room. In rooms where walls exceed 3 meters, provide an additional duplex
outlet for each additional 3 meters of wall or fraction there of. Receptacles spacing shall not
exceed 3 meters. The general purpose receptacles are in addition to the special purpose and
dedicated outlets for special equipment.