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05/15/15

DESIGN NO. _____


SECTION 15781
PACKAGED HEATING AND COOLING UNITS

14 PART 1 - GENERAL
1.01

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
A.

1.02

COMMISSIONING REQUIREMENTS
A.

15
1.03

Provide packaged heating and cooling unit as specified


herein, as shown on the Drawings and as needed for a
complete and proper installation.
Product specific
requirements are contained herein; Section 15501,
General Provisions for Heating, Ventilating and Air
Conditioning Work, shall be referred to for general
requirements.

HVAC Contractor shall comply with the Commissioning


Requirements of Contract Specification Section S01660.

INDOOR AIR QUALITY (IAQ) REQUIREMENTS DURING CONSTRUCTION


A.

1.04

During construction, the HVAC Contractor shall comply


with the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Requirements indicated
in Contract Specifications Section S01550.
RELATED SECTIONS

A.

Division 15 Sections

B.

Division 16 Sections

1.05

SUPPLEMENTAL SUBMITTALS
A.

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Product Data
1.

Manufacturers Product Data

2.

Installation Instructions

3.

Rated Capacities

4.

Start-up Instructions

5.

Radiated, supply discharge and


computer
generated
sound
power
computer room located units).

return inlet
levels
(for

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C.

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Shop Drawings
1.

Provide Assembly-type, Mounting Details, Location,


and Connection details.

2.

Wiring Diagrams: Submit manufacturer's electrical


requirements for power supply wiring for packaged
heating and cooling units. Submit manufacturer's
wiring diagrams for interlock and control wiring
required for final installation of packaged
heating and cooling units and controls.
Clearly
differentiate between portions of wiring that are
factory-installed and portions to be fieldinstalled by the Temperature Control Contractor
(TCC).

Test Reports
1.

D.

Field quality-control test reports

Certificate
1.

Contractors start-up and demonstration affidavit

E.

Maintenance materials

F.

Maintenance Data
1. Maintenance Manual

G.
1.06

SUPPLEMENTAL QUALITY ASSURANCE


A.

NYCSCA

Manufacturers guarantees

Codes and Standards


1.

ARI Compliance: Provide capacity ratings for


packaged heating and cooling units in accordance
with ARI Standard 360: Standard for Commercial and
Industrial Unitary Air-Conditioning Equipment.

2.

Refrigeration system shall be constructed in


accordance with ASHRAE 15-2010: Safety Standard
for Refrigeration Systems and ASHRAE 34-2010 as
modified by NYC Mechanical Code Chapter 11.

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3.

UL Compliance: Provide packaged heating and


cooling units which are designed, manufactured,
and tested in accordance with UL requirements and
are UL labeled.

4.
Heating and cooling units shall comply
with the EER requirements of the 2014 Edition of
the New York City Energy Conservation Code and
17
ASHRAE 90.1-2010 as modified by Appendix A of the
2014 NYCECC.
5.

Refrigeration equipment shall be listed and


labeled to UL 1995-2005. UL listing shall be
indicated on the Shop Drawings.

6. All appliances regulated by the New York City


Construction Codes shall be listed and labeled
(reference Sections MC 301.4 and MC 301.6 of the
2014 NYC Mechanical Code). Testing of material
shall be in accordance with 28-113 of the
Administrative Code (reference Section MC 301.5).
Whenever the NYC Construction Codes or the Rules
of the Department of Buildings requires that
material be listed or labeled and material
proposed to be used is not so listed or labeled,
the use of such material shall be subject to prior
approval by the Commissioner (Office of Technical
Certification and Research OTCR) and such material
shall be used only to the extent set forth in such
approval. Materials that were previously approved
by the Board of Standards and Appeal (BSA) or by
the Department (MEA) before the effective date of
the NYC Construction Codes may continue to be
used, but only to the extent set forth in such
approval, and only if such approval is not
specifically
amended
or
repealed
by
the
Commissioner.
7.
1.07

Systems shall be provided in accordance with the


NYC Construction Codes and NYC Electrical Code.

MAINTENANCE
A. Provide with each unit, one spare set of air filters.
Suitable box and label spare filters as to their usage.
Provide also spare belts for belt-driven equipment.

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WARRANTY
A.

In addition the warranties specified in Division 1,


provide one year warrantee for equipment, materials,
and labor. Manufacturers warrantee shall be provided
for equipment including 5-year warrantee for the
refrigeration compressors. Other components within the
units shall have two (2) year warranty. Warranty
period starts at the Substantial Completion of the
work.

PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.01

HEAT PUMP
A.

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Provide window type unit in the location shown on the


Drawings.
1.

Unit shall be completely enclosed in a single


cabinet with grilles, louvers, compressor, air
cooled condenser, expansion valve, evaporator air
circulation fan, air filter, electric heating and
all
necessary
internal
piping,
wiring
and
controls.
The compressor shall be hermetically
sealed and driven by a single phase, 60 cycle, a/c
capacitor start, drip proof motor. Unit shall be
sound and heat insulated with fireproof materials
and equipped with overload protection. Unit shall
be UL listed. Per Section MC 1101.12 refrigerant
circuit access ports located outdoors shall be
fitted with locking-type tamper-resistant caps
requiring a special tool or key to open.

2.

Each unit shall have the cooling and heating


capacity, phase, voltage and amperage shown on the
Drawings.
Provide a metal nameplate securely
attached to the side of the unit, readily visible
form the room without the necessity of removing
any panels. The nameplate shall have inscribed on
it, the following information in clear and legible
lettering, manufacturer's name, Model No., month
and year of installation, BTUH Rating, voltage and
current rating.

3.

The unit shall be equipped with a line cord. The


plug caps on the line cord designed for 208-volt

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operation. Autotransformer voltage units will not
be approved.

B.

Approved Manufacturers
Carrier Corp.
McQuay Inc.
Trane
York Division of Johnson Controls

2.02

SELF-CONTAINED DX UNIT (FOR USAGE WITH REMOTE AIR COOLED


CONDENSER)
A.

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Provide factory-assembled and tested packaged variable


air volume units as indicated on the Drawings,
consisting of casing, compressors evaporator, fans,
filters, and unit controls.
Provide capacities and
electrical characteristics as scheduled. The unit
shall be designed and tested for use with refrigerant
R-410 A.

B.

Casing:
Provide
manufacturer's
standard
casing
construction,
corrosion
protection
coating,
and
exterior finish.
Provide removable panels and/or
access doors for inspection and access to internal
parts.
Insulate casing with 1/2" thick minimum
thermal insulation, and compressor compartment with
3/4" minimum acoustical insulation.

C.

Compressors: Provide serviceable semi-hermetic or


hermetic compressors, 1,750 rpm, with multi-step
capacity
control.
Provide
vibration
isolators,
filter-dryers, suction and discharge service valves,
and forced lubrication.

D.

Air-Cooled Condenser: Design unit for use with remote


air-cooled condenser. Provide hot gas and liquid line
shutoff valves for connection to remote condenser.

E.

Cooling Coils: Provide nonferrous construction with


aluminum fins mechanically bonded to copper tubing.
Provide capacity control of refrigerant flow to coils,
capable of modulating to 10% of nominal capacity.

F.
2

Heating Coils (hot water or steam): Provide nonferrous


construction with aluminum fins mechanically bonded to

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copper tubing.
steel casing.

Provide

18-ga.

minimum

galvanized

G.

Fans:
Provide
centrifugal
forward
Provide adjustable belt-driven drive.

curved

fans.

H.

Filters: Provide filter box with integral filter rack


and hinged access door on both sides.
Filter Type: The filter section shall include UL Class
2, 2 thick, with pleated type filter, with a minimum
efficiency of MERV-7.

I.

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The unit control system shall include all required


temperature and pressure sensors, input/output boards,
transformers, main microprocessor and Human Machine
Interface (HMI) operator interface and shall perform
all
unit
control
function
and
safeties.
Microprocessor based control system shall contain at
least the following:
1.

Supply fan on/off delay.

2.

Default control to ensure proper operation after


power interruption.

3.

Service relay output.

4.

Unit diagnostics and diagnostic code storage.

5.

Field-adjustable control parameters.

6.

Heat on/off.

7.

Low-ambient control, allowing operation down to


0F.

8.

Minimum run time.

9.

Night setback mode.

10.

Return-air temperature limit.

11.

Low-refrigerant pressure control.

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12.

Human Machine Interface (HMI) digital display of


outside
temperature,
supply-air
temperature,
return-air temperature, and control parameters.

13.

Thermostat
or
sensor:
Programmable,
digital
electronic; with heating/cooling setback and setup
respectively. The Temperature Controls Contractor
(TCC) shall provide all field sensors/controllers.

14.

Touch sensitive keyboard

15.

Automatic switching

16.

Temperature readout

17.

LED indicators

18.

Hour/day programming

19.

Manual override capability

20.

Time and operational mode readout

21.

Status indicator (heat/cool)

22.

Seventy two (72) hours battery backup

23.

System switch (on-heat-auto-cool) and fan switch


(auto-on)

24.

Fan proving to lock out unit if fan fails

25.

Dirty-filter Indication

26.

Loss of charge protection

Field controls (space thermostats or sensors,


outside temperature thermostats or sensors, etc.) shall
be furnished and installed by Temperature Controls
Contractor. DDC Controllers shall be field or factory
programmed/configured. DDC controllers shall be field
commissioned by the Temperature Controls Contractor.
The Temperature Controls Contractor shall provide all
system
passwords
for
system
configuration
and
programming to the Department of Education on CD media.
Two (2) copies of all system control data shall be
provided; one maintained on site by the local school
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custodian and an additional copy for off-site storage
by the Department of Education.
Manufacturers
controllers
shall
provide
safety
interlocking,
compressor
staging,
condenser
fan
operation, DX cooling reset and other internal control
functions.

J.

Approved Manufacturers
Carrier Corp.
McQuay; Snyder General Corp.
Trane (The) Co.
Slant/Fin Corp.
York International
Climate Master Co.

2.03

AIR CONDITIONERS - COMPUTER ROOM


A.

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B.

Unit Casing and Frame: Fabricate from heavy gage


corrosion resistant steel, properly reinforced for
maximum strength and rigidity with an all welded
tubular steel or structural steel angle and channel
iron framework.
Casing shall be of sectional
construction, with easily removable or hinged gasketed
access panels with fastening devices for ease in
servicing all components.
Thermally and acoustically
line internal surfaces of casing sections in contact
with room or conditioned air, with insulation having a
non-eroding surface finish.
Factory finish all
exposed surfaces of unit cabinet and frame with
corrosion resistant baked enamel finish, color as
selected
by
the
Project
Architect
from
the
manufacturer's standard color charts.

C.

Cooling Section: Factory sealed refrigerant system


consisting of compressors and evaporator section
designed for use with Refrigerant R-410 A.

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Specifically designed for installation in computer


rooms.
Provide equipment totally piped and wired,
including all controls.
Upon placement in their
permanent location in the building, only remote
equipment piping and electrical power connections
shall be required to make the unit(s) operable. The
unit shall be designed and tested for use with
refrigerant R-410 A.

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1.

Compressors:
Accessible,
semi-hermetic,
reciprocating, direct-drive, constant speed, 1750
RPM industrial type with suction strainer and
reversible oil pumps for pump down control and
forced lubrication to all bearing surfaces. Mount
compressors on vibration isolators and provide
with built-in overloads, oil sight glass, high
pressure switch with manual reset and low pressure
switch for pump down.
Isolate compressors in
compartment separate from the conditioned air
space.

2.

Evaporator coil: Provide multiple row DX coil.


Fabricate coils from seamless copper tubing with
aluminum fins mechanically bonded to tubing.
Arrange the refrigerant coil faces, so that each
compressor will be utilizing the complete coil
face area. Provide hot gas muffler, liquid line
filter drier, refrigerant sight glass and moisture
indicator, adjustable equalized expansion valves
and liquid line solenoid valves.
Provide a
stainless steel condensate drain pan under the
evaporator coil, with threaded drain piping
connection in bottom.

D.

Fan Section: Centrifugal fans, "V" belt driven by a


maximum 1750 RPM motor, mounted on an adjustable slide
base.
Install wheels on a heavy duty steel shaft
having self-aligning ball bearings.
Statically and
dynamically balance fan assembly at factory.

E.

Filter Chamber: Integral part of unit provided with


access from both sides of unit. Provide, UL Class, 2
thick, with pleated type filter, with a minimum
efficiency of MERV-7.

F.

Heating Section: Electric reheat coils of heavy duty,


low watt density, construction. Provide, coils with
three stages of control.

G.

Heating Section:
Steam or hot water reheat coil
fabricated from copper tubes with aluminum fins.
The
system shall be factory pre-piped with a 2-way
modulating control valve, Y-strainer, and float and
thermostatic steam trap.

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H.

Humidifier: Infrared type consisting of high intensity


quartz lamps mounted over the evaporator pan, safely
out of the supply water. Location of stainless steel
pan shall allow for cleaning and servicing without
disconnection of piping or electrical connections. In
addition, humidifier section shall include a liquid
level controller and emergency overflow, factory
prepiped for ease in making field connections.

I.

Humidifier: Steam grid humidifier of the stem separator


type with full separation ahead of control valve.
Provide unit complete with an internal drying chamber
and a steam jacketed stainless steel distribution
manifold.
In addition, humidifier section shall
include a solenoid control valve, a float and
thermostatic trap and a cleanable Y-type strainer,
factory prepiped for ease in making field connections.

J.

Humidifier: High intensity electric heating elements


mounted in a stainless steel pan, with make-up water
and overflow factory prepiped.
Pan shall be easily
removable for cleaning.

K.

Water Cooled Condensers:


Heavy-duty, shell and tube,
counter flow type with removable cast iron heads.
Install copper tubes mechanically cleanable from
either end.
Provide condensers of adequate capacity
to allow for storage of refrigerant during pump down
cycle. Condensers shall be ASME stamped for a working
pressure of 400 psi at 300F.
Factory pipe each
condenser complete with a head pressure actuated water
regulating valve, designed to control head pressure
for varying entering water temperatures and flow
rates.

L.

Glycol Cooled Condensers: Heavy duty, shell and tube,


counterflow type with removable cast iron heads.
Install copper tubes mechanically cleanable from
either end.
Provide condensers of adequate capacity
to allow for storage of refrigerant during pump down
cycle. Condensers shall be ASME stamped for a working
pressure of 400 psi at 300F.
Factory pipe each
condenser complete with a head pressure actuated
glycol regulating valve, designed to control head
pressure for varying entering glycol temperatures and
flow rates.

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6

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Accessories:
following:

Provide

each

air

conditioner

with

the

1.

Vibration isolation base, of type and kind


recommended and furnished by the manufacturer.

2.

Removable rear
installations).

3.

Automatic flush cycle on humidifiers.

4.

Hot gas by-pass.

5.

Disconnect switch (non-locking or locking).

panels

(for

center

of

as

room

N.

Control Center: Integral part of the units, located on


the front side with a hinged door, solid state digital
electronic circuitry, factory-wired, with each circuit
individually fused and provided with contactors,
relays and starters controlled by a 24 volt control
circuit.

O.

The unit control system shall include all required


temperature and pressure sensors, input/output boards,
transformers, main microprocessor and Human Machine
Interface (HMI) operator interface and shall perform
all unit control function and safeties. Microprocessor
based control system shall contain at least the
following:
1. Supply fan on/off delay
2. Default control to ensure
power interruption

proper

operation

after

3. Service relay output


4. Unit diagnostics and diagnostic code storage
5. Field-adjustable control parameters
6. Humidifier on/off
7. Remote dry cooler on/off
8. Low-ambient control, allowing operation down to 0F
(Provide glycol in condenser water as required.)
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9. Minimum run time

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10.

Night setback mode

11.

Return-air temperature limit

12.

Low-refrigerant pressure control

13.

Human Machine Interface (HMI) digital display of


outside temperature, supply-air temperature,
return-air
temperature,
economizer
damper
position, and control parameters

14.

Thermostat or sensor: Programmable, digital


electronic; with heating/cooling setback and setup
respectively. The Temperature Control Contractor
(TCC) shall provide all field sensors/controllers.

15.

Touch sensitive keyboard

16.

Automatic switching

17.

Temperature readout

18.

LED indicators

19.

Hour/day programming

20.

Manual override capability

21.

Time and operational mode readout

22.

Status indicator (heat/cool)

23.

Seventy two (72) hours battery backup

24.

System switch (on-heat-auto-cool) and fan switch


(auto-on)

25.

Fan proving to lock out unit if fan fails

26.

Dirty-filter Indication

27.

Loss of charge protection

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Field controls (space thermostats or sensors,
outside temperature thermostats or sensors, etc.) shall
be furnished and installed by Temperature Controls
Contractor. DDC Controllers shall be field or factory
programmed/configured. DDC controllers shall be field
commissioned by the Temperature Controls Contractor.
The Temperature Control Contractor shall provide all
system
passwords
for
system
configuration
and
programming to the Department of Education on CD media.
Two (2) copies of all system control data shall be
provided; one maintained on site by the local school
custodian and an additional copy for off-site storage
by the Department of Education.
Manufacturers
controllers
shall
provide
safety
interlocking,
compressor
staging,
condenser
fan
operation, DX cooling reset and other internal control
functions.

P.

NYCSCA

Remote Control System Warning Panel (Furnished and


installed in the field by the Temperature Control
Contractor (TCC), or furnished by the OEM and
installed by the TCC).
1.

Provide control system with a back-lighted warning


panel. Provide panel complete with a solid state
plug-in module, silencing switch, individual red
indicators for functions required to be monitored
and an audible alarm. No visible indicating light
shall appear on the panel until an alarm condition
exists. When an alarm condition arises, the panel
shall indicate each individual alarm situation by
sounding an audible alarm and displaying the
proper red indicator light on the panel. Provide
a red indicating light for each of the following
alarm conditions: Loss of Airflow, Change Filters,
High Temperature, Low Temperature, High Humidity,
Low Humidity, High Head Pressure (Compressor
No. 1), High Head Pressure (Compressor No. 2).

2.

Include on the panel a test button circuit for


checking all individual red indicators and the
audible alarm, and a set of non-powered normally
open contacts for the remote alarm circuit.

3.

Control "High Head Pressure" alarm condition by


means of a separate pressure switch, set a minimum
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of 20 psi below the high pressure safety cut-out,
thereby causing the "High Head Pressure" alarm
condition to act as an early warning device.
4.

Temperature and humidity controls, used in the


control
system
warning
panel,
shall
be
individually adjustable to suit the operational
requirements of the Computer Room, as outlined by
the computer manufacturer.

5.

Filter change switch shall be of the heavy duty


bellows type, with an adjustable range of from 0
to 2 inches water gage.

Q.

Winter Freeze Protection System: Provide propylene


glycol for the condenser water that circulates through
the dry cooler of sufficient concentration to allow
for operation at 0F ambient conditions.

R.

The Computer Room Air Conditioning Unit


exceed the below listed sound power levels:
1.

12

not

The maximum radiated sound power levels shall be


as follows:

Center Frequency (Hz)

63

125

250

500

1000

2000

4000

8000

Band Designation

Db

2.

12

shall

The maximum supply discharge sound power levels


shall be as follows:

Center Frequency (Hz)

63

125

250

500

1000

2000

4000

8000

Band Designation

dB

3.

The maximum return inlet sound power levels shall


be as follows:

Center Frequency (Hz)

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63

125

250

500

1000

2000

4000

8000

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Band Designation

12

dB

2.04

REMOTE AIR COOLED CONDENSER


A.

Provide an air-cooled refrigerant condenser of the


draw-through vertical discharge type.
Provide unit
complete with a multiple circuit coil; direct driven
electric motor operated propeller fans, all totally
protected by a heavy duty sheet metal casing, complete
with a structural metal stand and wire fan guards.
Provide unit completely factory assembled and with all
the necessary control and accessories, for operation
in ambient air temperatures down to 0oF.

B.

Fabrication:

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C.

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1.

Casing: Heavy gage galvanized steel or aluminum


sheet metal, reinforced and bolted or welded to
assure rigidity.
Provide gasketed access panels
as required for servicing the motors and all
components.

2.

Fan Assembly: Propeller type fans arranged for


vertical discharge, with aluminum blades and
center hubs of zinc coated steel with a corrosionresistant coating.
Coat fan shafts with a
weather-resistant coating. Provide drip-proof fan
motors, resiliently mounted and designed for yearround operation, with permanently lubricated ball
bearings.

3.

Coil:
Multiple
circuit
high
capacity
type,
fabricated of seamless copper tubing with aluminum
fins mechanically bonded to tubing.
Provide a
maximum fin spacing of 10 per inch.

4.

Finish: Provide all exposed surface of condenser


with a factory applied corrosion-resistant baked
enamel finish.

The maximum radiated sound power levels shall be as


follows:

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Center Frequency (Hz)

63

125

250

500

1000

2000

4000

8000

Band Designation

dB

2.05 REMOTE DRYCOOLER


11

A.

General:
Provide an air cooled glycol cooler of the
low profile, draw-through vertical discharge type.
Provide unit complete with a multiple circuit coil;
direct driven electric motor operated propeller fans,
all totally protected by a heavy duty sheet metal
casing, complete with a structural metal stand and
wire fan guards.
Provide unit completely factory
assembled and with all the necessary accessories and
controls.

B.

Fabrication:
1.

Casing:
Heavy gage galvanized steel or aluminum
sheet metal, reinforced and bolted or welded to
assure rigidity.
Provide gasketed access panels
as required for servicing the motors and all
components.

2.

Fan Assembly: Propeller type fans arranged for


vertical discharge, with aluminum blades and
resistant coating.
Coat fan shafts with a
weather-resistant coating. Provide drip-proof fan
motors, resiliently mounted and designed for year
round operation, with permanently lubricated ball
bearings.

3.

Coil:
Multiple
circuit
high
capacity
type,
fabricated of seamless copper center hubs of zinc
plated steel with a weather-tubing with aluminum
fins mechanically bonded to tubing.
Provide a
maximum fin spacing of 10 per inch.

4.

Finish: Provide all exposed surfaces of the cooler


with a factory applied corrosion-resistant baked
enamel finish.

C.

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The maximum radiated sound power levels shall be as


follows:

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Center Frequency (Hz)

63

125

250

500

1000

2000

4000

8000

Band Designation

dB

2.06

PUMPS
A.

Condensate Pump: Provide a condensate pumping unit,


designed
for
installation
inside
the
room
air
conditioner enclosure. Provide unit complete with
sump, pump, motor assembly and automatic control by
float switch.

B.

Glycol Pump: Provide a centrifugal type circulating


pump designed for glycol usage.
Provide pump
installed in a weatherproof vented enclosure, for
attachment to drycooler. Provide unit complete with a
disconnect switch and an individual control panel.
Control panel shall include controllers for cycling
drycooler fans and maintaining glycol temperature.

2.07

TEMPERATURE AND HUMIDITY SENSORS


A.

Temperature Control Contractor (TCC) to furnish and


install one space temperature sensor and one space
relative humidity sensor in each space as shown on the
Contract Drawings.
Temperature sensors and relative
humidity sensors shall be connected to the BMS/DDC Lon
network by the TCC.

PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.01

NYCSCA

SUPPLEMENTAL INSTALLATION
A.

Clearances shall be maintained around all components so


as to permit inspection, servicing, repair, replacement
and visibility of all gauges. When units are installed
or replaced, clearance shall be provided to allow
access
for
inspection,
maintenance
and
repair.
Passageways around all sides of the units shall have an
unobstructed width as required by the manufacturer.

B.

Window Type Heat Pump Units

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1.

Fix existing lower sash at the height required for


installation of the window type unit.
Window
frames shall be screwed to existing jambs using
screws on each jamb.

2.

Provide Plexiglas on both sides of newly installed


unit as required. Plexiglas shall be secured with
screws to bottom rail of lower sash and to sill
and jambs of window frames.

3.

Unit shall be installed in such a fashion, that


there is no air leakage. No putty is to be used
where bottom of windows and top of installation
are joined.
Unit shall be installed in such a
fashion that there is no vibration.
Existing
window sash shall not be used to support unit.
Contractor
shall
install
metal
bracing
to
stabilize new units. Paint brackets in accordance
with Painting (Section 09900).
Unit shall be
installed so as to prevent water seepage around
units. Caulking shall be used as required to make
the installation weather tight.

4.

Fill in space between lower sash top rail and


upper sash glass with a compressible, high density
closed cell form to prevent air infiltration.

Self-Contained DX Unit
Cooled Condensing Unit)
1.

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usage

with

Remote

Air-

Electrical Wiring: Install electrical devices


furnished by manufacturer but not specified to be
factory-mounted.
Furnish copy of manufacturer's
wiring diagram submittal to Electrical.
a.

2.

(for

Verify that electrical wiring installation is


in accordance with manufacturer's submittal
and installation requirements of Division-16
Sections.
Do not proceed with equipment
start-up
until
wiring
installation
is
acceptable.

Air-Cooled Condenser Piping: Connect liquid and


hot gas piping to unit as indicated on the
Drawings. The refrigerant lines between the aircooled condenser and the self contained unit shall

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be tested according to the requirements defined in
Section 15992, Cleaning and Testing.

D.
2

3.02

3.

Hot Water Heating Coil Piping: Connect supply and


return piping to hot water coil as indicated on
the Drawings with unions and shutoff valves.

4.

Steam Heating Coil Piping: Connect steam and


condensate piping in steam coil as indicated on
the Drawings, with unions and shutoff valves.

5.

Drain Piping: Connect unit drain to nearest


indirect waste connection. Provide trap at drain
pan; construct at least 1" deeper than fan
pressure in inches of water.

6.

Piping shall be as specified in Section 15510:


HVAC Piping.

Air Conditioner - Computer Room, Remote Drycooler,


Pump, Unless otherwise shown or specified, install the
Work
of
this
Section
in
accordance
with
the
manufacturer's
printed
installation
instructions.
Provide all piping and electrical connections to units
through knock-out openings in bottom of units.

FIELD QUALITY CONTROL FOR WINDOW HEAT PUMP UNITS OR SELF


CONTAINED DX UNITS
A. Start-up units, in accordance with manufacturer's startup instructions and in the presence of a manufacturer's
representative.
Test
controls
and
demonstrate
compliance with requirements.
Replace damaged or
malfunctioning controls and equipment.
The
Temperature Control Contractor shall test the DDC
system and demonstrate compliance with the requirements
of the Specifications to the satisfaction of the
Authoritys
Representative.
The
Contractor
shall
perform
necessary
Interdisciplinary
Tests
and
Functional
Performance
Tests
according
to
the
manufacturers procedures.

3.03

FIELD
QUALITY
CONDITIONERS
A.

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CONTROL

FOR

THE

COMPUTER

ROOM

AIR

Preliminary Requirements: Provide the services of the


Manufacturers Representative for the following:
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B.

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1.

Inspect air conditioning


prior to start-up

system

installations

2.

Supervise initial start-up of equipment

3.

Instruction of Maintenance Personnel

4.

Service

Air Conditioning System Pre-Start-Up and Start-Up:


1.

Upon completion of air conditioner installations,


the Manufacturers Representative shall visit the
site, inspect the installations and notify the
Authority's Representative of any Work which must
be done or modified prior to start-up.

2.

Upon completion of required Work, or modifications


to installed Work and miscellaneous testing, all
as required by the particular air conditioning
system
or
apparatus,
the
Manufacturers
Representative shall supervise the conditioner
start-up.

3.

Start-up the system and conduct a preliminary


test, for the purpose of checking the general
operation
of
the
air
conditioner,
proving
mechanical and electrical controls and making
necessary adjustments.

4.

Provide pre-start-up check list, start-up list and


operating instructions framed under rigid plastic
and place where directed in the Computer Room.
The
Contractor
shall
perform
necessary
Interdisciplinary Tests and Functional Performance
Tests according to the manufacturers procedures.

3.04

SIGNS,NAMEPLATES
INSTRUCTIONS
A.

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AND

OPERATION

AND

EMERGENCY

SHUTDOWN

Signs, nameplates, and operation and emergency shutdown


instructions for refrigeration systems shall comply
with the following (per Section MC 1101.11):

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1.
Sections 9.15, 11.2.1, 11.2.2 and 11.7 of
ASHRAE 15-10 as identified below.
2.
Each refrigeration unit or system shall be
provided with a nameplate indicating the rated
horsepower of the prime mover or compressor and
the equivalent of such horsepower in kilowatts.
3.
Section
MC
1105.11
which
states
that
emergency signs shall comply with the following:
a.

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Refrigeration units or systems having a


refrigerant circuit containing more than 220
pounds of Group A1 or 30 pounds of any other
group refrigerant shall be provided with
approved emergency signs, charts, and labels
in accordance with NFPA 704.

B.

Per ASHRAE 15-10 Section 9.15: Nameplate: Each unit


system and each separate condensing unit, compressor,
or compressor unit sold for field assembly in a
refrigerating system shall carry a nameplate marked
with the manufacturers name, nationally registered
trademark or trade name, identification number, the
design pressures, and the refrigerant for which it is
designed by the refrigerant number (R number as shown
in Table 1 or Table 2 of ASHRAE 34-10).

C.

Per ASHRAE 15-10 Section 11.2.1:


11.2.1 Installation Identification: Each refrigerating
system erected on the premises shall be provided with a
legible permanent sign, securely attached and easily
accessible, indicating (a) the name and address of the
installer, (b) the refrigerant number and amount of
refrigerant, (c) the lubricant identity and amount, and
(d) the field test pressure applied.

D.

Per ASHRAE 15-10 Section 11.2.2:


11.2.2 Controls and Piping Identification: Systems
containing more than 110 lb (50 kg) of refrigerant
shall be provided with durable signs having letters not
less than 0.5 in. in height designating: (a) valves or
switches for controlling the refrigerant flow, the
ventilation, and the refrigeration compressor(s), and
(b) the kind of refrigerant or secondary coolant
contained in exposed piping outside the machinery room.
Valves or piping adjacent to valves shall be identified
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in
accordance
with
ANSI
A13.1,
Identification of Piping Systems.

E.

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Scheme

for

Per ASHRAE 15-10 Section 11.7:


11.7
Responsibility
for
Operation
and
Emergency
Shutdown: For a refrigerating system containing more
than 55 lb (25 kg) of refrigerant, provide a schematic
drawing or panel giving directions for the operation of
the system at a location that is convenient to the
operators
of
the
equipment.
Emergency
shutdown
procedures, including precautions to be observed in
case of a breakdown or leak, shall be displayed on a
conspicuous card located as near as possible to the
refrigerant compressor. These precautions shall address
(a) instructions for shutting down the system in case
of emergency; (b) the name, address, and day and night
telephone numbers for obtaining service; and (c) the
names, addresses, and telephone numbers of all
corporate, local, state, and federal agencies to be
contacted as required in the event of a reportable
incident.

TRAINING
A.

Provide services of the Manufacturer's Representative


for one day to instruct Authority, Custodian and DOE
Maintenance
Representative
in
the
operation
and
maintenance of packaged heating and cooling units.

B.

Schedule training with Authority and provide at least


4-day notice to Authority's Representative of the
training date.

C.

The
documentation
for
each
Temperature
Controls
controller shall include an
accurate
graphic
flow
diagram of the software program for future owner
reference.

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DESIGN NO. _____

INTERDISCIPLINARY TESTS AND FUNCTIONAL PERFORMANCE TESTS


A. Interdisciplinary Pre-Start-Up and Start-Up Tests:
The Contractor shall conduct interdisciplinary prestart up and start up tests as per the manufacturers
start up procedures. Contractor shall submit signed
start up affidavit signed by the factory authorized
service representative indicating that all of the
manufacturers pre-start up and start up procedures
have been successfully completed.
B. Functional Performance Tests:
Contractor
shall
also
submit
signed
functional
performance testing affidavit signed by the factory
authorized service representative indicating that all
of the manufacturers functional performance tests have
been successfully completed.

3.07

COMMISSIONING OF PACKAGED HEATING AND COOLING UNITS


A.

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HVAC Contractor shall comply with the Commissioning


Requirements of Contract Specification Section S01660
for packaged heating and cooling units.

B. All testing for refrigerant piping, or condenser water


piping for the computer room air conditioning units
shall be completed prior to commencement of the
commissioning process.
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Notes to Specifier (Delete from Specification)


1.

Section 15503 is to be utilized if the project involves


constructionofaNewBuildingorAdditiontobuildingin
SeismicDesignCategoryCorD.Section15503isalsotobe
utilized if project involves retrofit work in Existing
Buildings in Seismic Design Category C or D constructed
after LL17/1995 went into effect. Use Section 15504,
Vibration Isolation, (without seismic restraints) for

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retrofit work on Existing Buildings constructed prior to the


effective date of LL17/1995 and for any buildings in Seismic
Design Category B.
2.

Edit as required.

3.

Edit Heating Section paragraph. Use either electric, hot


water or steam as required by Project. Edit as required and
adjust paragraph lettering.

4.

Include Humidifier Paragraph (infrared, steam grid or


electric immersion) as required by Project. Edit as required
and adjust paragraph lettering.

5.

Edit as required if glycol pump is required by the Project.

6.

Check for accessory equipment required.

7.

Edit if horizontal discharge is required.

8.

When air conditioning units require remote condensers or dry


coolers, include piping section, and cleaning and testing
section.

9.

Not used.

10.

Delete Article if project has water cooled computer room air


conditioning units that are connected to remote dry coolers.

11.

Delete Article if project has Main Telecom Room/Intermediate


Telecom Closet air conditioning units that are connected to
remote air cooled condensing units.

Edit as required.

12. Complete
table
by
providing
the
sound
spectrum.
Architect/Engineer of Record shall engage the services of an
acoustical consultant during the design of the project. The
report findings of the acoustical consultant shall be
submitted to the Authority.
Acoustical consultant shall
address the possible need for the following (including but
not limited to):

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The need to provide acoustic noise barrier walls around


the outdoor unit (air cooled condenser or dry cooler) in
special circumstances.

Internal isolation of all rotating components.

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13. These self contained units could be used in the Main Telecom
Room or Intermediate Telecom Closets, but it is preferable
to use the split units as defined in Section 15783 instead.
14. All units described herein will not be connected to the
BMS/DDC Lon network so as to minimize the amount of points on
the network. Provide Lon network connected space temperature
sensors and space humidity sensors to monitor space
conditions. Unit controls need not be native Lon.
15.

This paragraph is intended for projects that must comply with


the NYC Green Schools Rating System (generally all capacity
projects) and the following CIP projects:
a.
b.

HVAC upgrades (boiler replacements/


DDC-only systems/ AC upgrades, etc)
Temperature Control systems

BMS/DDC

Systems

16.

Alternate A1 Refrigerant Classification HFC refrigerants


such as R407C and R134a are also acceptable.
Edit as
required.
Green
Schools
Guide
Pre-requisite
E1.2R,
Fundamental Refrigerant Management is required to be met.
Credit E1.3, Enhanced Refrigerant Management is required if
feasible. Consider the ozone depletion potential and global
warming potential when selecting the refrigerants.

17.

Projects must comply with the requirements of ASHRAE 90.12010. Refer to Table 6.8.1G of ASHRAE 90.1-10 (2014 NYCECC
Table C403.2.3(8) for the self-contained units with separate
air
cooled
condensers
for
the
condenser
efficiency
requirements (heat rejected from the refrigerant divided by
the fan motor nameplate power).
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LIST OF SUBMITTALS

SUBMITTAL

DATE SUBMITTED

DATE APPROVED

Product Data:

______________

_____________

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Manufacturers Product Data


Installation Instructions
Rated Capacities
Start-up Instructions
Radiated, Supply Discharge, and
Return Inlet Computer
Generated Sound Power Levels

Shop Drawings:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

______________

_____________

Assembly-type
Mounting Details
Location
Connection Details
Wiring Diagrams:
a. Power Wiring
b. Control Wiring

Field Quality-Control Reports


(Air Conditioners Computer Room):______________

_____________

Contractors Start-Up and


Demonstration Affidavit

______________

____________

Maintenance Materials:

______________

_____________

______________

_____________

______________

_____________

1. Spare Filters
2. Spare Belts
Maintenance Data:
1. Maintenance Manual
Manufacturers Guarantees:

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