27 -- COMMUNICATIONS
27 00 00 TELECOMMUNICATIONS
27 11 13 COMMUNICATIONS ENTRANCE PROTECTION
system will include card readers at entrance doors, electric hardware
and monitoring at each door, microprocessor based intelligent
controllers, dual reader controllers wiring between controllers in a
building, software, hardware, and firmware for the microprocessor based
controllers and the host computer.
requirements for the Card Access system will be included in a project's
Program Statement. Upon consultation with the building's occupants,
University Police, and Facilities Management, the requirements shall be
refined during the project's design phase. In order to completely
integrate this system into a construction project the details shall be
developed for inclusion to the 50% design review.
- Acceptable Manufacturers
- Lenel Systems
- Best Access
- Radionics, Inc.
hardware, firmware, and software furnished shall be the manufacturer's
latest revision or product version, at the time of final acceptance.
- All material and equipment shall be new and unused.
- Security System Controller:
- The card access
controller shall have the following characteristics:
- Capability to
control two access controlled doors with hardware and
software to accomplish the following within a distance of 500 feet from
- Two card readers
- Two latch
- Two electric
- Two door
- Two sets of
- The unit shall
have the following electrical characteristics:
120 volt A.C. power supply. 2. 12 volt batteries for two hours of
standby operation. 3. 12 volt D.C., fused at one amp, for control of
- The system shall
operate and allow controlled card access without
connection to the host computer. It shall have a memory capacity to
handle 2000 cards in this non communicating mode of operation.
- Modems shall be
furnished and installed to connect the intelligent
controllers to the host computer when the total wire distance between
units is over 4000 feet. Two modems shall be furnished and installed:
one at the intelligent controller; and one at the host computer site.
- The modems
shall be furnished as part of the hardware/software/firmware package to
insure system compatibility.
- Security System Boxes:
- Refer to Section 26 05 33.
Individual outlet boxes shall consist of a standard four inch square
outlet box with appropriate plaster rings where required in walls.
Mounting height shall be as indicated on drawings.
- Cover plates:
The contractor shall provide a blank stainless steel cover plate for
all outlet boxes.
- Pull String:
- A nylon pull
string shall be installed in all future or empty conduits installed for
the card access control system.
- See Section 26 05 33.
Raceway shall be EMT and shall be sized as shown on the contract
documents. Minimum size of conduit shall be 3/4. Use only compression
couplings designed specifically for the type of conduit or raceway
utilized. Use 1/2 inch minimum flexible metallic conduit when running
conduit in door frames. Provide insulated bushings at conduit
interior raceway system with maximum of 270 degrees of total bends, or
150 feet of total distance, between outlets or junction boxes. Raceways
for the card access system shall not share raceways or cable trays with
other systems such as power, telecommunications, fire alarm., or
department operated network systems.
- Install conduit at the location shown on the drawings. Where
backboard is shown, stub conduit up to a level two inches above bottom
of backboard and secure to backboard.
- Extend raceway from each security wall outlet directly to
the serving Diebold 1000 card access controller.
- All security conduits shall be concealed and all boxes flush
- See contract documents and shop drawings for mounting heights
devices and equipment. This contractor shall be assigned the
responsibility to coordinate the mounting heights and details of the
components of the card access system. No surface mounted raceways shall
be allowed unless specifically defined in the contract documents.
- Conduit Sizing:
- Conduit sizes
are shown on the drawings, however, all conduit sizes
shall be verified with the Architect/Engineer before rough in for
- Install one box
for each security outlet and junction point. All Boxes
shall be flush mounted. This contractor shall be assigned the
responsibility to coordinate the mounting heights and details of the
components of the card access system. No surface mounted boxes shall be
allowed unless specifically defined in the contract documents.
- Equipment Mounting and Location:
- The card access
controller shall be mounted in electrical closets as
indicated on the contract documents. All mounting locations shall be
readily accessible and within locked spaces. Mounting above ceilings
and other inaccessible spaces shall not be allowed.
- Control and
other panels shall be mounted with sufficient clearance for
observation and testing. All security system junction boxes shall be
clearly marked. All wiring shall be in conduit.
- Card Access Controller Firmware:
- All firmware
necessary for a complete and fully functioning system
shall be furnished. Including firmware for complete communication with
the Host computer.
- Host Computer Software:
- All software
necessary for configuring this new system to the
University of Illinois at Chicago's' existing system for complete and
fully functioning system shall be provided.
- Card Readers:
- Card readers
shall be furnished and installed by the contractor. The
exact quantity and type shall be determined during the project's
preliminary design phase. The final configuration for card readers
shall be determined after consultation with the occupying department,
University Police, and Facilities Management.
- Do not install
in the direct path of egress. Install in a secured
location, i.e., electrical closet, as approved by the University.
- All wiring shall
be shielded per manufacturer direction, checked and
testing to insure that there are no grounds, opens, or shorts.
- No wiring other
than that directly associated with card access system
or its auxiliary functions shall be in card access system conduits.
Wiring splices shall be avoided to the extent possible, and if needed
they shall be made only in junction boxes, and enclosed by plastic wire
nut type connectors. Transposing or changing color coding of wires
shall not be permitted. All conductors in conduit containing more than
one wire shall be labeled on each end, in all junction boxes, and at
each device with "E-Z Markers" or equivalent. Conductors in cabinets
shall be carefully formed and harnessed so that each drops off directly
opposite to its terminal. Cabinet terminals shall be numbered and
coded, and no un-terminated conductors are permitted in cabinets or
control panels. All controls, function switches, etc., shall be clearly
labeled on all equipment panels.
- Provide, as
required, audible suppression devices for interference-free
and properly operational system and that both audible and multiplex
wiring be run in same raceway.
- Final Test
- The contractor
shall perform all electrical, software, hardware, and
mechanical tests required by the equipment manufacturer's standard
check out procedure.
- The system
final test shall be conducted under the direction of a technician
certified by the manufacturer.
- At the time the
system is tested, the Contractor shall supply the following items to
the University before the test is started:
- Drawings showing
the floor plan of the building, all device locations,
and device addresses, Card Access Controller locations, wiring between
the units, and the location of the modem.
- Scheduling and
Sequencing of Tests:
- Final testing of
the system shall not occur until the entire system is
100% complete and fully functioning. In the event that phased
construction schedules require partial system operation, portions of
the system may be tested. However, the entire system must be operating
and fully functional before final testing, final acceptance and
substantial completion shall be allowed to occur.
- The final test
shall be scheduled so that it may be witnessed by the
Architect/Engineer and University personnel. This shall require
notifying the above referenced groups, in writing, a minimum of seven
working days in advance of the final test.
- Final Report
- The report
- A complete list
of equipment installed and wired
- Indication and
demonstration that all equipment is properly installed and functions
and conforms with these specifications
- Tests of each
- Voltage and
current settings for each device while in operation or in each state
(such as open or closed)
- Demonstration of
communication, alarm transmission, monitoring, and
remote programming of the local units from the Host Computer
name, address, telephone, FAX, ID Number, and date
- After completion
of all the tests and adjustments listed above, the
contractor shall submit the following information to the architect and
the Facilities Management:
- "As-built" conduit layout diagrams including wire color code and/or tag number
- Complete "as-built" wiring diagrams.
catalog data on all installed system components.
- Copy of the
final test report.
showing the floor plan of the building, device locations, and device
- Final tests and
inspection shall be held in the presence of Architect,
University Project Management and Facilities Management Representative
and conducted to their satisfaction. The contractor shall supply
personnel and required auxiliary equipment for this test without
additional cost. Any problems identified during system testing must be
corrected by reprogramming or other corrective work. After the
reprogramming or other work is complete, the Contractor shall submit
corrected documentation to the University.
- The completed
access control system shall be demonstrated to insure its
proper operation. This demonstration shall consist of activating the
installed system and all its features. The card access system shall be
demonstrated with a several cards, all door monitoring functions shall
also be demonstrated. The test shall include observation of all host
software functions and their accurate reporting of the field
conditions. The test must include accessing the system software in the
existing Host Computer. The contractor shall furnish all system
passwords, communication software, and system software to demonstrate.
The software and passwords shall remain with the University for use in
the continuing operation and maintenance of the system.
- Final Acceptance:
- Final Acceptance
of the system shall also require a demonstration of
the stability of the system. This shall be adequately demonstrated if
the system operates for a 90-day test period without any unwarranted or
false alarms. Should an unwarranted or false alarm occur, the
contractor shall readjust or replace the faulty component and begin
another 90-day test period. As required by the Architect/Engineer, the
contractor shall recheck and retest the replaced components after each
readjustment or replacement. This test shall not start until the owner
has obtained beneficial use of the building under test.
- Before final
acceptance of work, the contractor shall deliver five
copies of a composite "Operating and Shop Maintenance Manual". Each
manual shall contain a statement of guarantee including date of
termination and name and phone number of the person to be called in the
event of equipment failure, including individual factory issued manuals
containing all technical information on each piece of equipment
installed. In the event such manuals are not obtainable from the
factory it shall be the responsibility of the contractor to compile and
include them. Advertising brochures or operational instructions shall
not be used it lieu of the required technical manuals.
- Training shall
be included in the testing phase of the system
installation. The manufacturer's technician shall instruct the
University personnel in all aspects of the system. The manufacturer's
technician shall be available to answer all questions and provide
explanations as requested by the University personnel.
- Provide three,
three-hour training sessions, with one session per day
for three consecutive days, for campus Electrical Department personnel.
Also, provide one four-hour session of training in operation and
maintenance. Training times indicated are actual times exclusive of
27 50 00 DISTRIBUTED COMMUNICATIONS AND MONITORING SYSTEMS
- Coordinate with the UIC Campus Police Department.
27 53 13 CLOCK SYSTEMS
- Room Clocks
- Description: 12” wireless synchronized analog with aluminum frame and glass and wireless clock system.
- Clock Model and Manufacturer: Model VP-CLK-1231 12” Wireless Analog Clock by FRANKLIN or approved equal
- Power: AA Lithium Battery
- Wireless Receiver: 10uV/M
- Clock System Model and Manufacturer: Model VS2800 GPS Wireless Clock System by FRANKLIN or approved equal
- Power 12VDC
- GPS interface: 12 parallel receiver
- Transmitter: Expandable with 400W power amplifier
- For each project verify if the Clock System is already in the building, and if so, if additional clocks can be added
- Locate Transmitter in the Electrical Room at an accessible location
- Install clocks and wireless clock system per manufacturer’s installation instructions