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ERIC Number: ED017135
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Dec
Pages: 35
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Reference Count: 0
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MINIMUM CHECK LIST FOR MECHANICAL PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS.
PIERCE, J.L.
THIS BULLETIN HAS BEEN PREPARED FOR USE AS A MINIMUM CHECK LIST IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND REVIEW OF MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS BY ENGINEERS, ARCHITECTS, AND SUPERINTENDENTS IN PLANNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES. THREE LEVELS OF GUIDELINES ARE MENTIONED--(1) MANDATORY BECAUSE OF LAW, CODE, OR REGULATION, (2) RECOMMENDED AS MOST PRACTICAL AND DESIRABLE, WITH DEVIATIONS TO BE SUPPORTED AND CLEARED, AND (3) INCLUDED AS GOOD PRACTICES WITHOUT UNANIMOUS PROFESSIONAL AGREEMENT. THREE MAJOR AREAS ARE COVERED--(1) PLUMBING, (2) MECHANICAL, AND (3) ELECTRICAL. PLUMBING INCLUDES--(1) DRAINAGE AND WASTE, (2) FITTINGS, (3) FIXTURES, (4) WATER SUPPLY, (5) SEWAGE DISPOSAL, (6) INCINERATORS, (7) GAS SYSTEMS, AND (8) GREASE TRAPS. THE MECHANICAL SECTION DEALS WITH--(1) STACH AND BREECHING, (2) BOILERS, (3) STOKERS, (4) OIL BURNERS AND OIL STORAGE TANKS, (5) STEAM AND HOT WATER PIPING, (6) RADIATION, (7) CONTROLS, (8) HOT WATER HEATING SYSTEMS, (9) STEAM HEATING SYSTEMS, (10) GAS BURNERS AND GAS-FIRED BOILERS, (11) VENTILATING, AND (12) AIR CONDITIONING. THE ELECTRICAL AREA CONCERNS--(1) SERVICE DROP, (2) SERVICE EQUIPMENT, (3) DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT, (4) BRANCH CIRCUITS, (5) MOTORS AND EQUIPMENT, (6) EMERGENCY LIGHTING, (7) GENERAL ILLUMINATION, AND (8) ALL-ELECTRIC SCHOOLS. SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE CHARTS FOR PLUMBING FIXTURES, STOKER SIZE SELECTION, AND ILLUMINATION LEVELS, AND DIAGRAMS FOR PIPING, CONTROLS, AND WIRING. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of School Planning.
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