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SECTION 233116 - NONMETAL DUCTS
PART 1 - GENERAL
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RELATED DOCUMENTS
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Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and Division 01 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
SUMMARY

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Section Includes:
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Related Sections:
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Fibrous-glass ducts and fittings.
Phenolic-foam ducts and fittings.
Thermoset FRP ducts and fittings.
PVC ducts and fittings.

Section 230593 "Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing for HVAC" for testing, adjusting, and
balancing requirements for nonmetal ducts.
Section 233113 "Metal Ducts" for single- and double-wall, rectangular and round ducts.
Section 233119 "HVAC Casings" for factory- and field-fabricated casings for mechanical
equipment.
Section 233300 "Air Duct Accessories" for dampers, duct-mounting access doors and
panels, turning vanes, and flexible ducts.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
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Delegated Duct Design: Duct construction, including duct closure, reinforcements, and hangers
and supports, shall comply with SMACNA's "Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards" and
performance requirements and design criteria indicated.
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Static-Pressure Classes:
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Supply Ducts (except in Mechanical Rooms): [1-inch wg (250 Pa)] <Insert
value>.
Supply Ducts (Upstream from Air Terminal Units): [2-inch wg (500 Pa)] <Insert
value>.
Supply Ducts (Downstream from Air Terminal Units): [1-inch wg (250 Pa)]
<Insert value>.
Supply Ducts (in Mechanical Equipment Rooms): [2-inch wg (500 Pa)] <Insert
value>.
Return Ducts (Negative Pressure): [1-inch wg (250 Pa)] <Insert value>.
Exhaust Ducts (Negative Pressure): [1-inch wg (250 Pa)] <Insert value>.
<Insert duct systems and static-pressure class>.

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"] <Insert document. 3. Seam and joint construction. Seismic Hazard Level C: Seismic force to weight ratio. B. D. Fittings. 7. 2. 0. 2. 1. Airstream Surfaces: Surfaces in contact with the airstream shall comply with requirements in ASHRAE 62. Phenolic-foam duct materials. seismic restraints. using input from installers of the items involved: . Delegated-Design Submittal: 1. elevations. 3.15. 0. 3.] [SMACNA's "Seismic Restraint Manual: Guidelines for Mechanical Systems. 6. 10. assembly. Thermoset FRP duct materials. Reinforcement and spacing. 8. Seismic Hazard Level A: Seismic force to weight ratio. Reinforcement details and spacing. including plans.03/10 B.] and vibration isolation. Seismic Hazard Level B: Seismic force to weight ratio. Hangers and supports. 4. Coordination Drawings: Plans. and installation.> 1. 9. 3. PVC duct materials. Shop Drawings: 1.30. Penetrations through fire-rated and other partitions. components. Joint and seam construction and sealing. 0. including analysis data signed and sealed by the qualified professional engineer responsible for their preparation] for selecting hangers and supports[ and seismic restraints]. 2. 4. Equipment installation based on equipment being used on Project. ACTION SUBMITTALS Product Data: For each type of the following products: 1. Elevation of top of ducts. Fabrication.5 Fibrous-glass duct materials. C. Duct layout indicating sizes and pressure classes. 4. on which the following items are shown and coordinated with each other. drawn to scale. 5. 2. including methods for duct and building attachment[. sections. and attachments to other work. INFORMATIONAL SUBMITTALS A.4 A. Dimensions of main duct runs from building grid lines.48. Structural Performance: Duct hangers and supports[ and seismic restraints] shall withstand the effects of gravity[ and seismic] loads and stresses within limits and under conditions to comply with [ASCE/SEI 7. 1. Duct materials and thicknesses. Design Calculations: Calculations[.1.

Welding Qualifications: Qualify procedures and personnel according to the following: 1. 2.2/D1. Field quality-control reports. Welding certificates. Structural members to which duct will be attached. "Structural Welding Code . Air outlets and inlets. d. 2. Welding Qualifications: Qualify procedures and personnel according to [AWS D1. 5. Size and location of initial access modules for acoustical tile. 4. Suspended ceiling components. Lighting fixtures. "Structural Welding Code . 1.1/D1.6 QUALITY ASSURANCE A. AWS D1. Penetrations of smoke barriers and fire-rated construction. f." for aluminum supports]." for hangers and supports] [AWS D1.1M. "Structural Welding Code .2M. C. b.1M.Aluminum. Speakers. AWS D1. indicating coordination with general construction.2M. 3." for aluminum supports. . Sprinklers. "Structural Welding Code . c. B. Perimeter moldings.Steel. Duct installation in congested spaces.03/10 1. and other building services.2/D1." for hangers and supports. e. 6. Items penetrating finished ceiling including the following: a.1/D1. B.Steel. Access panels. Indicate proposed changes to duct layout.Aluminum. building components.

Before installing duct systems. the following]: 1. ASHRAE/IESNA Compliance: Applicable requirements Section 6. [One] <Insert number> 90-degree turn(s) with turning vanes. B. e. d. [Five] <Insert number> transverse joints.1. [One] <Insert number> access door(s).1."Systems and Equipment" and Section 7 . in ASHRAE/IESNA 90. Fibrous-Glass Duct Materials: Resin-bonded fiberglass."Construction and System Start-up. build mockups representing static-pressure classes [3-inch wg (750 Pa)] <Insert static-pressure class> and higher.03/10 C. f.4. F. PART 2 . g. <Insert manufacturer's name>." D." NFPA 90B."HVAC System Construction and Insulation. Approved mockups may become part of the completed Work if undisturbed at time of Substantial Completion.1 FIBROUS-GLASS DUCTS AND FITTINGS A. Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements. Build mockups to comply with the following requirements. . 2. Duct Board: Factory molded into rectangular boards. CertainTeed Corporation.4 . [provide products by one of the following] [available manufacturers offering products that may be incorporated into the Work include. Insulation Group. [Two] <Insert number> typical flexible duct or flexible-connector connections for each duct and apparatus. Knauf Insulation. [Two] <Insert number> typical branch connections. c. ASHRAE Compliance: Applicable requirements in ASHRAE 62. using materials indicated for the completed Work: a. NFPA Compliance: 1. each with at least one elbow." Mockups: 1. 2. "Installation of Air Conditioning and Ventilating Systems." E. Section 5 . Revise mockup construction and perform additional tests as required to achieve specified minimum acceptable results. faced on the outside surface with fireresistive FSK vapor retarder and with a smooth fiberglass mat finish on the air-side surface. 1. 2. 4. [One] <Insert number> fire damper(s). "Installation of Warm Air Heating and Air Conditioning Systems. but are not limited to. 3. 5. b. Owens Corning. Perform leakage tests specified in "Field Quality Control" Article. Johns Manville. NFPA 90A.PRODUCTS 2.

Two-Part Tape Sealing System: Comply with UL 181A./h x sq.02 perms (1. c. Water resistant. 7.03/10 2. Tape: Woven glass fiber impregnated with mineral gypsum.c. c." the manufacturer's name. d. 9. a.65 minimum when tested according to ASTM C 423. 6. a. Tape: Aluminum foil-scrim tape imprinted with listing information. imprinted by the manufacturer with the coding "181A-M. b. Mounting A. a. imprinted by the manufacturer with the coding "181A-P. Antimicrobial Agent: Compound shall be tested for efficacy by an NRTL. c. e. Heat-Activated Tape: Comply with UL 181A.15 ng/Pa x s x sq. For indoor applications. UL label. 5. Water resistant. Moisture Absorption: Not exceeding 5 percent by weight at 120 deg F (49 deg C) and 95 percent relative humidity for 96 hours when tested according to ASTM C 1104/C 1104M. Temperature Limits: 40 to 250 deg F (5 to 121 deg C) inside ducts. 8. Closure Materials: 1. and a date code. in tabs. sealant shall have a VOC content of 250 g/L or less when calculated according to 40 CFR 59. Minimum Tape Width: 3 inches (76 mm). Procedure A. Water resistant. Maximum Thermal Conductivity: [0." the manufacturer's name. Required Markings: EI rating. 2 inches (51 mm) o. e. and other markings required by UL 181 on each full sheet of duct board. Tape: Aluminum foil-scrim tape imprinted with listing information. g.24 Btu x in. Mold and mildew resistant. Permeability: 0. Mold and mildew resistant. ft. 150 deg F (66 deg C) ambient temperature surrounding ducts. 2. b. Minimum Tape Width: 2-1/2 inches (64 mm). b. Minimum Tape Width: 3 inches (76 mm). m) maximum when tested according to ASTM E 96/E 96M. and a date code. 3. Sealant: Modified styrene acrylic. Mold and mildew resistant. 4. 3 inches (76 mm) for duct board thicker than 1 inch (25 mm). Staples: 1/2-inch (13-mm) outward clinching. one tab per joint." the manufacturer's name. and a date code. imprinted by the manufacturer with the coding "181A-H. Heat-Sensitive Imprint: Printed indicator on tape to show proper heating during application has been achieved. f. C. and registered by the EPA for use in HVAC systems. d. 3. d. Sealant shall comply with the testing and product requirements of the California Department of Health Services' "Standard Practice for the Testing of Volatile . Noise-Reduction Coefficient: 0.035 W/m x K)] <Insert conductivity> at 75 deg F (24 deg C) mean temperature. Round Duct: Factory molded into straight round duct and smooth fittings. e. Subpart D (EPA Method 24). Pressure-Sensitive Tape: Comply with UL 181A. x deg F (0.

" Maximum Temperature: 158 deg F (70 deg C) inside ducts or ambient temperature surrounding ducts." Section V. a. 2. "Closure.and tie-rod reinforcement materials. 4. "Fabrication of Straight Duct Modules. Noise-Reduction Coefficient: 0.65 minimum when tested according to ASTM C 423. "Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards. Mounting A. For indoor applications. Fabrication: 1. 3." and Section IV. transitions. "Fabrication of Fittings from Modules or Flat Board. Subpart D (EPA Method 24). ft. 1. B." D. sealant shall have a VOC content of 250 g/L or less when calculated according to 40 CFR 59. Duct Panel: CFC-free phenolic-foam bonded on both sides with factory-applied 0. the following]: 1. "Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards. and fabrication." and Chapter 4. "Specifications and Closure." Section VII. 2. Select joints.025-mm-) thick. [provide products by one of the following] [available manufacturers offering products that may be incorporated into the Work include. Knauf Insulation." Section III. and branch connections and fabricate according to [SMACNA's "Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards. 5. 2. x deg F (0.001-inch(0. Maximum Thermal Conductivity: [0. "Preformed Round Duct./h x sq. Required Markings: UL label and other markings required by UL 181 on each full sheet of duct panel. 4. aluminum foil reinforced with fiberglass scrim."] Fabricate 90-degree mitered elbows to include turning vanes." Section II. spacing. "Reinforcement"] for channel. Antimicrobial Agent: Compound shall be tested for efficacy by an NRTL. 3. m) maximum when tested according to ASTM E 96/E 96M.03/10 Organic Emissions from Various Sources Using Small-Scale Environmental Chambers. UL ratings for closure materials. C.13 Btu x in.019 W/m x K)] <Insert conductivity> at 75 deg F (24 deg C) mean temperature. "Reinforcement"] [NAIMA AH116. "Fittings and Connections." Chapter 2. PHENOLIC-FOAM DUCTS AND FITTINGS Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements. elbows.0115 ng/Pa x s x sq. . Closure Materials: 1. Preformed Round Duct: Comply with NAIMA AH116. and registered by the EPA for use in HVAC systems.2 A."] [NAIMA AH116.0002 perms (0. Reinforcements: Comply with requirements in [SMACNA's "Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards. "Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards. 6. Permeability: 0. V-Groove Adhesive: Silicone. Procedure A. but are not limited to." Chapter 5. seams.

Perry Fiberglass Products. Water resistant. the following]: 1. Duct and Fittings: . reinforcement." Section 4. f. McGill AirFlow LLC. Sealant: Water based. Mold and mildew resistant. Inc. elbows. "Duct Construction. b. Subpart D (EPA Method 24). sealant shall have a VOC content of 250 g/L or less when calculated according to 40 CFR 59. Minimum Tape Width: 3 inches (76 mm). 2. c. Polymeric Sealing System: a." Fabrication: 1. Fabricate joints. 3. 3. h. c. a. Spunstrand Inc. d. Structural Membrane: Woven glass fiber. Minimum Tape Width: 3 inches (76 mm). "Ductwork System General. A. d. D. e. seams." Fabricate 90-degree mitered elbows to include turning vanes. B. but are not limited to. Mold and mildew resistant. 2. THERMOSET FRP DUCTS AND FITTINGS Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements." 2. branch connections.3 Tape: Aluminum foil tape imprinted with listing information." and Section 5. Sealant shall comply with the testing and product requirements of the California Department of Health Services' "Standard Practice for the Testing of Volatile Organic Emissions from Various Sources Using Small-Scale Environmental Chambers. [provide products by one of the following] [available manufacturers offering products that may be incorporated into the Work include. and damage repairs according to Knauf Insulation's "Knauf KoolDuct System Design Guide. 2. Color: White.03/10 Organic Emissions from Various Sources Using Small-Scale Environmental Chambers." the manufacturer's name. Water resistant. access doors and panels. and a date code. g. imprinted by the manufacturer with the coding "181A-P. b. For indoor applications. Pressure-Sensitive Tape: Comply with UL 181A. transitions.

Drains: Formed drain pockets with a minimum of NPS 1 (DN 25) threaded pipe connections.4 A. 6. filament-wound duct. 2. Grade 2. Inc. Northern Pipe Product Inc. 90-degree round elbows with a minimum of three segments for 12 inches (300 mm) and smaller and a minimum of five segments for 14 inches (350 mm) and larger. reinforcement. pressure class. molded of same material. minimum [0. Adhesive shall comply with the testing and product requirements of the California Department of Health Services' "Standard Practice for the Testing of Volatile Organic Emissions from Various Sources Using Small-Scale Environmental Chambers.020 W/m x K)] <Insert conductivity> at 75 deg F (24 deg C) mean temperature. Rectangular Fittings: Minimum [0. and joining method as duct. 2. "Requirements. Spears Manufacturing Company. and access doors and panels according to SMACNA's "Thermoset FRP Duct Construction Manual. Inc. 1. Class 1. B. 3. tested by an NRTL according to ASTM E 84." Fabrication: 1. Harvel Plastics. Polyurethane foam or isocyanurate insulation with maximum thermal conductivity of [0. 3.(3. Round Fittings: Compression or spray-up/contact. [provide products by one of the following] [available manufacturers offering products that may be incorporated into the Work include. Type I.14 Btu x in. 5. 2. seams. C. branch connections.2-mm-)] <Insert thickness> thick flat sheet with fiberglass roving and resin-reinforced joints and seams. an Otter Tail company.2-mm)] <Insert thickness> wall thickness. GPK Products. D. General Plastics.125-inch. elbows. but are not limited to. transitions. Subpart D (EPA Method 24). Duct and Fittings: . Fiberglass adhesive shall have a VOC content of 80 g/L or less when calculated according to 40 CFR 59. x deg F (0. the following]: 1. Inner Liner: FSK liner rated by an NRTL to comply with UL 181. E. with tapered bell and spigot ends for adhesive joints. Inc. 7. 2." Fabricate 90-degree rectangular mitered elbows to include turning vanes. ft. Class E. or plain ends with couplings. 6. PVC DUCTS AND FITTINGS Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements. 4. Double-Wall Insulated Duct: Inner and outer duct complying with requirements for "Round Duct" description above./h x sq.03/10 2. Plastinetics Inc. Fabricate joints. 5..125-inch (3. Inc. 4. Kroy Industries. Round Duct: ASTM D 2996. Joining Materials: Roving and polyester resin." Chapter 7.

" Chapter 3. F.03/10 1." and Table 5-2. and joining method as duct. Hanger Rods for Noncorrosive Environments: Cadmium-plated steel rods and nuts. Hanger Rods for Corrosive Environments: Electrogalvanized. and bolts designed for duct hanger service. 2. galvanized] [ASTM A 492.(3.125-inch. Solvent cement and adhesive primer shall comply with the testing and product requirements of the California Department of Health Services' "Standard Practice for the Testing of Volatile Organic Emissions from Various Sources Using Small-Scale Environmental Chambers. "Rectangular Duct Hangers Minimum Size. Adhesive primer shall have a VOC content of 550 g/L or less when calculated according to 40 CFR 59. Duct Attachments: Sheet metal screws. Fabricate joints. Joining Materials: PVC solvent cement complying with ASTM D 2564. with an automatic-locking and clamping device. 2. and access doors and panels according to SMACNA's "Thermoplastic Duct (PVC) Construction Manual. B. pressure class. with external loading properties of ASTM D 2412. Round Fittings: Socket end molded of same material. transitions. swivel. 3. 90-degree round elbows with a minimum of three segments for 12 inches (300 mm) and smaller and a minimum of five segments for 14 inches (350 mm) and larger. Strap and Rod Sizes: Comply with SMACNA's "HVAC Duct Construction Standards . C. elbows. Subpart D (EPA Method 24). 2. blind rivets. reinforcement." Fabricate 90-degree rectangular mitered elbows to include turning vanes. HANGERS AND SUPPORTS A.2-mm-)] <Insert thickness> thick flat sheet with heat-formed corners and continuous welded butt joints. all-thread rods or galvanized rods with threads painted with zinc-chromate primer after installation." D. Subpart D (EPA Method 24). Round Duct: Comply with cell Classification 12454-B in ASTM D 1784. Trapeze and Riser Supports: Steel shapes complying with ASTM A 36/A 36M. C. 3. "Standards of Construction for PVC Duct Systems. Steel Cables: [ASTM A 603. E. branch connections. . 2. E. seams. Drains: PVC drain pockets with a minimum of NPS 1 (DN 25) threaded PVC pipe connections.Metal and Flexible. compatible with duct materials. Rectangular Fittings: Minimum [0." Fabrication: 1. stainless] steel with end connections made of cadmium-plated steel assemblies with brackets." Table 5-1 (Table 5-1M). "Minimum Hanger Sizes for Round Duct. 1. D.5 PVC solvent cement shall have a VOC content of 510 g/L or less when calculated according to 40 CFR 59. or self-tapping metal screws.

F. Hanger Rod Stiffener: [Steel tube or steel slotted-support-system sleeve with internally bolted connections] [Reinforcing steel angle clamped] to hanger rod. Install ducts with fewest possible joints. but are not limited to. Hilti Corp. Mechanical Anchor Bolts: Drilled-in and stud-wedge or female-wedge type. the following]: 1. Inc. and pullout force of components shall be at least [four] <Insert number> times the maximum seismic forces to which they will be subjected. General Requirements for Restraint Components: Rated strengths. PART 3 . Tyco International. Loos & Co. Ductmate Industries. Unistrut Corporation. [provide products by one of the following] [available manufacturers offering products that may be incorporated into the Work include. galvanized] [ASTM A 492. stainless]-steel cables with end connections made of cadmium-plated steel assemblies with brackets. a brand of NIBCO INC. a division of Cooper Industries.1 DUCT INSTALLATION A. Cableware Division. and bolts designed for restraining cable service.6 SEISMIC-RESTRAINT DEVICES A. D.. features. install ducts vertically and horizontally. 1. Structural Safety Factor: Allowable strength in tension. 8. Unless otherwise indicated. and applications shall be as defined in reports by [an evaluation service member of the ICC Evaluation Service] [the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development for the State of California] [an agency acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction]. Channel Support System: Shop. 2. Inc. and parallel and perpendicular to building lines. shear.03/10 2. C. Restraint Cables: [ASTM A 603. E. B. 7.or field-fabricated support assembly made of slotted steel channels with accessories for attachment to braced component at one end and to building structure at the other end.. Kinetics Noise Control. TOLCO. Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements. and with an automatic-locking and clamping device or doublecable clips. swivel. Mason Industries. 6. 3.EXECUTION 3. B. 4. 5. Include matching components and corrosion-resistant coating. Cooper B-Line. Ltd. . Select anchor bolts with strength required for anchor and as tested according to ASTM E 488.

Install powder-actuated concrete fasteners after concrete is placed and completely cured. Install hangers and supports for phenolic-foam ducts and fittings to comply with Knauf Insulation's "Knauf KoolDuct System Design Guide. 2. "Duct Cleanliness for New Construction Guidelines. Install PVC ducts and fittings to comply with SMACNA's "Thermoplastic Duct (PVC) Construction Manual. Install thermoset FRP ducts and fittings to comply with SMACNA's "Thermoset FRP Duct Construction Manual. Comply with requirements in Section 233300 "Air Duct Accessories" for fire and smoke dampers." Section VI. Install hangers and supports for thermoset FRP ducts and fittings to comply with SMACNA's "Thermoset FRP Duct Construction Manual. "Requirements. D. construction debris and dust. E."] B.03/10 enclosure elements of building. and other foreign materials. . F. Where ducts pass through non-fire-rated interior partitions and exterior walls and are exposed to view. "Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards] [SMACNA's "Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards]. "Hangers and Supports. G." K. Overlap openings on four sides by at least 1-1/2 inches (38 mm)." Chapter 6." D. "Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards. cover the opening between the partition and duct or duct insulation with sheet metal flanges." 3." Chapter 3. "Hangers and Supports. Install concrete inserts before placing concrete. Install hangers and supports for PVC ducts and fittings to comply with SMACNA's "Thermoplastic Duct (PVC) Construction Manual. "Standards of Construction for PVC Duct Systems. Where ducts pass through fire-rated interior partitions and exterior walls.2 HANGER AND SUPPORT INSTALLATION A." Section 5." Appendix G. install fire dampers. Protect duct interiors from the moisture. Install foam ducts and fittings to comply with Knauf Insulation's "Knauf KoolDuct System Design Guide. or structural-steel fasteners appropriate for construction materials to which hangers are being attached. plus allowance for insulation thickness." J. 1."] H.[ Comply with SMACNA's "IAQ Guidelines for Occupied Buildings Under Construction. Building Attachments: Concrete inserts. "Ductwork System General. powder-actuated fasteners. Install hangers and supports for fibrous-glass ducts and fittings to comply with [SMACNA's "Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards. Install fibrous-glass ducts and fittings to comply with [NAIMA AH116." I." E." C." Chapter 7."] [NAIMA AH116. Install ducts with a clearance of 1 inch (25 mm).

or grout has achieved full design strength. E. mortar. and shear capacities appropriate for supported loads and building materials where used. SEISMIC-RESTRAINT-DEVICE INSTALLATION A. Select sizes of components so strength will be adequate to carry present and future static and seismic loads within restraint device capacity.3 Use powder-actuated concrete fasteners for standard-weight aggregate concretes or for slabs more than 4 inches (100 mm) thick. Notify the Architect if reinforcing steel or other embedded items are encountered during drilling. 3. B. Install seismic-restraint devices using methods approved by [an evaluation service member of the ICC Evaluation Service] [the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development for the State of California] [an agency acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction]. using a torque wrench. or to concrete members. 5.03/10 3. Set anchors to manufacturer's recommended torque. Locate and avoid prestressed tendons.c. Install ducts with hangers and braces designed to support the duct and to restrain against seismic forces required by applicable building codes. F. Install cable restraints where ducts are suspended with vibration isolators.c. .7 m). Space lateral supports a maximum of [40 feet (12 m)] <Insert dimension> o. Select and size upper attachments with pull-out. 4. Install cables so they do not bend across edges of adjacent equipment or building structure. 5. Install zinc-coated steel anchors for interior applications and stainless-steel anchors for applications exposed to weather. Do not damage existing reinforcement or embedded items during drilling. 4. Do not use powder-actuated concrete fasteners for seismic restraints.. Do not drill holes in concrete or masonry until concrete.] 1. to upper truss chords of bar joists. D. C. and gas lines. Comply with [SMACNA's "Seismic Restraint Manual: Guidelines for Mechanical Systems. Install upper attachments to structures. F. and longitudinal supports a maximum of [80 feet (24 m)] <Insert dimension> o. Heavy-duty sleeve anchors shall be installed with sleeve fully engaged in the structural element to which anchor is to be fastened. 2. Attachment to Structure: If specific attachment is not indicated. electrical and telecommunications conduit. Brace a change of direction longer than 12 feet (3. Wedge Anchors: Protect threads from damage during anchor installation. G. 2. tension. Identify position of reinforcing steel and other embedded items prior to drilling holes for anchors. Do not use powder-actuated concrete fasteners for lightweight-aggregate concretes or for slabs less than 4 inches (100 mm) thick. 3. anchor bracing and restraints to structure to flanges of beams. Drilling for and Setting Anchors: 1."] [ASCE/SEI 7.

Test the following systems: a. B.5 Paint interior of [thermoset FRP] [and] [PVC] ducts that are visible through registers and grilles and that do not have duct liner. Perform tests and inspections. 4. test entire system at maximum system design pressure. C. Comply with SMACNA's "HVAC Air Duct Leakage Test Manual. Paint materials and application requirements are specified in Section 099123 "Interior Painting.] totaling no less than [50] [100] <Insert value> percent of total installed duct area for each designated pressure class. Leakage Tests: 1. and seal segments of systems to accommodate leakage testing and for compliance with test requirements. selected by Architect from sections installed. Apply one coat of flat. selected by Architect from sections installed. e. black. Ducts with a Pressure Class Higher Than 3-Inch wg (750 Pa): Test representative duct sections[. Do not pressurize systems above maximum design operating pressure. selected by Architect from sections installed. b. Outdoor Air Ducts with a Pressure Class of [2-Inch wg (500 Pa)] [3-Inch wg (750 Pa)] [4-Inch wg (1000 Pa)] <Insert value> or Higher: Test representative duct sections[. 2. Supply Ducts with a Pressure Class of [2-Inch wg (500 Pa)] [3-Inch wg (750 Pa)] [4-Inch wg (1000 Pa)] <Insert value> or Higher: Test representative duct sections[. 5. selected by Architect from sections installed. selected by Architect from sections installed.] totaling no less than [50] [100] <Insert value> percent of total installed duct area for each designated pressure class. Give [seven] <Insert number> days' advance notice for testing." Submit a test report for each test. 3. 3. Conduct tests at static pressures equal to maximum design pressure of system or section being tested. Return Ducts with a Pressure Class of [2-Inch wg (500 Pa)] [3-Inch wg (750 Pa)] [4-Inch wg (1000 Pa)] <Insert value> or Higher: Test representative duct sections[. Exhaust Ducts with a Pressure Class of [2-Inch wg (500 Pa)] [3-Inch wg (750 Pa)] [4-Inch wg (1000 Pa)] <Insert value> or Higher: Test representative duct sections[." FIELD QUALITY CONTROL A.03/10 3. Duct System Cleanliness Tests: .] totaling no less than [50] [100] <Insert value> percent of total installed duct area for each designated pressure class.] totaling no less than 25 percent of total installed duct area for each designated pressure class. Disassemble. c. d. Test for leaks before applying external insulation.4 PAINTING A. reassemble. If static-pressure classes are not indicated. latex paint over a compatible galvanized-steel primer.] totaling no less than [50] [100] <Insert value> percent of total installed duct area for each designated pressure class.

scrolls. actuators. 3. baffles. Acceptable Cleanliness Level: Net weight of debris collected on the filter media shall not exceed 0. 2. dampers. cm. Clean the following components by removing surface contaminants and deposits: 1. and drive assemblies. Air outlets and inlets (registers.75 mg/100 sq. Dedicated exhaust and ventilation components and makeup air systems. actuators. D. Cleaning and Restoration of HVAC Systems. spray eliminators. humidifiers and dehumidifiers. 6. 2. chosen randomly by Owner. Disconnect and reconnect flexible ducts as needed for cleaning and inspection. dampers. coil section.3-micron-size (or larger) particles.03/10 1. Test sections of nonmetal duct system. 1. and locate exhaust downwind and away from air intakes and other points of entry into building. Prepare test and inspection reports. dampers. Visually inspect duct system to ensure that no visible contaminants are present. air wash systems. and diffusers). return." a. and balancing. Particulate Collection and Odor Control: 1. C. D. shafts. 3. use HEPA filtration with 99. Supply-air ducts. Create new openings and install access panels appropriate for duct static-pressure class if required for cleaning access. Use service openings for entry and inspection. E. 4. and turning vanes except in ceiling plenums and mechanical equipment rooms. 3. and turning vanes. condensate drain pans. and condensate collectors and drains. Clean [new] [and] [existing] duct system(s) before testing. and exhaust fans including fan housings. Duct system will be considered defective if it does not pass tests and inspections. E. for cleanliness according to "Vacuum Test" in NADCA ACR. Supply. Provide insulated panels for insulated or lined duct. Mechanical Cleaning Methodology: . B. use filter to collect debris removed from HVAC system. Return-air ducts. Patch duct as recommended by duct manufacturer. Air-handling unit internal surfaces and components including mixing box.6 DUCT CLEANING A. blades or vanes. Coils and related components. grilles. 7. filters and filter sections. Remove and reinstall ceiling to gain access during the cleaning process. "Assessment. 5. 2. 2. Comply with Section 233300 "Air Duct Accessories" for access panels and doors. When venting vacuuming system inside the building. plenums (except ceiling supply and return plenums). When venting vacuuming system to outdoors. adjusting.97 percent collection efficiency for 0.

4.03/10 2. Indoor Ducts and Fittings: 1. 6. 2. b.8 Air Balance: Comply with requirements in Section 230593 "Testing. Minimum Thickness: [1 inch (25 mm)] <Insert thickness>. Minimum Flexural Rigidity: EI-[475] [800] [1400]. Minimum Board Thickness: [1 inch (25 mm)] [1-1/2 inches (38 mm)] [2 inches (51 mm)]. Use mechanical agitation to dislodge debris adhered to interior duct surfaces without damaging integrity of ducts or duct accessories. Fibrous-Glass Round Ducts and Fittings: a. Minimum Panel Thickness: [7/8 inch (22 mm)] [1-3/32 inches (28 mm)]. Replace fibrous-glass duct that is damaged. comb and straighten fins. and couplings. Outdoor Ducts and Fittings: 1. grip flanges. Minimum Panel Thickness: [7/8 inch (22 mm)] [1-3/32 inches (28 mm)]. 3. and Balancing for HVAC. B.7 vacuum device to downstream end of duct sections so areas being cleaned are under negative pressure. Polymeric Sealing System: Coat ducts. do not permit duct to get wet." DUCT SCHEDULE A. b. 3. including gang-nail couplings. 3. 2. Aluminum Cladding: Minimum 0. 3. Phenolic-Foam Rectangular Ducts and Fittings: a. Aluminum Cladding: Minimum 0. Rinse coils with clean water to remove latent residues and cleaning materials.813 mm) thick. Antimicrobial Agents and Coatings: Apply EPA-registered antimicrobial agents if fungus is present. Fibrous-Glass Rectangular Ducts and Fittings: a. Keep drain pan operational.025 inch (0. or fungus growth. Provide drainage and cleanup for wash-down procedures. Thermoset FRP Round Ducts and Fittings: . Clean coils and coil drain pans according to NADCA 1992. Apply antimicrobial agents according to manufacturer's written instructions after removal of surface deposits and debris. b.635 mm) thick. mold. Phenolic-Foam Rectangular Ducts and Fittings: a. START UP A. or delaminated or that has friable material. Clean fibrous-glass duct with HEPA vacuuming equipment. c. deteriorated. 5. Adjusting.032 inch (0.

Drain: Minimum NPS 1 (DN 25) PVC pipe with P-trap to air-gap drain. C. END OF SECTION 233116 . 3. PVC Round Ducts and Fittings: a. 2. PVC Round Ducts and Fittings: Underground Ducts: 1. Thermoset FRP Round Ducts and Fittings: a. b. Insulation Thickness: [1 inch (25 mm)] <Insert thickness>.03/10 mm)] <Insert thickness> insulation thickness. Drain: Minimum NPS 1 (DN 25) PVC pipe with P-trap to air-gap drain.