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					                                     National Park Service
                           Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
            Specification for Security System, Fire Alarm, and Video Surveillance

1.0   GENERAL
      A. The Statement of Work (SOW) requires the vendor to provide all labor, materials,
         equipment, transportation and supervision necessary to install a new complete code
         compliant combination alarm system (panic, intrusion, and fire) and video
         surveillance system (cameras & DVR’s) at four (4) fee collection locations at Sleeping
         Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Empire, MI:
          1. Platte River Campground Office & Maintenance Facility
             5685 Lake Michigan Road
             Honor, MI 49640
          2. Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive Entrance Station
             8500 Stocking Drive
             Empire, MI 49630
          3. Dune Climb Entrance Station
             6900 South Dune Highway
             Empire, MI 49630
          4. D.H. Day Campground Office
             8000 West Harbor Highway (D.H. Day Highway)
             Glen Arbor, MI 49636
          The project will also install a panic alarm and video surveillance system (cameras &
          DVR) at the:
          5. Philip A. Hart Visitor Center
             9922 Front Street
             Empire, MI 49630
      B. The first four (4) buildings listed currently have security / fire alarm systems that
         utilize panic buttons, motion sensors and smoke/heat detectors to activate a
         controller that uses a tape dialer to capture the telephone line and call the monitoring
         station at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Communications Center. The new
         DACT systems shall meet both site security and fire protection requirements and
         utilize a controller that momentarily captures the telephone line and transmits a digital
         alarm signal to the monitoring station at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
         Communication Center.
      C. The contractor shall provide a complete combined fire alarm and security system for
         the tasked buildings. All components shall be Underwriter Laboratory (UL) listed and
         installed according to the UL listing.
      D. All systems shall comply with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes 1,
         70, 72 and the International Building Code (IBC) latest edition.
      E. The new security / fire alarm systems will mirror the placement of the current
         equipment unless the current equipment is not in compliance with the current code
         requirements. Contractor will notify the COTR of any recommended changes.
      F. The video surveillance systems shall record to commercial grade Digital Video
         Recorders (DVR’s) that are stored on-site at each location and are secured in locked
         cabinets.
      G. In accordance with this SOW, the Contractor shall provide all required site-specific
         information in the execution proposal.
      H. The COTR will act as the NPS representative for the security, fire and video
         surveillance installation. The COTR will provide oversight and will be the




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             Specification for Security System, Fire Alarm, and Video Surveillance

           contractor’s direct contact at the site.
      I.   Upon completion of the project, the Contractor will provide complete system
           documentation and end user training to appointed Park Service personnel.
      J.   The work shall be performed by workmen experienced in the installation and testing
           of commercial alarm systems.
      K. If additional protection coverage is recommended by the contractor, it must be
         discussed with the COTR and processed for approval.

2.0   SCOPE
      A. Replace existing security / fire alarm systems and install video surveillance systems,
         applicable codes, and other project requirement.
      B. Contractor to design a user friendly system and minimize the use of multiple power
         supplies and control units, and not compromise recognized codes (NFPA) or
         manufacture requirements. Backup battery supply shall be provided to each unit of
         the system.
      C. A centralized (one controller) security / fire alarm system (or just panic alarm in the
         case of the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center) shall be installed at each location, to
         minimize DACT requirements and associated monitoring.
      D. No deviations from this SOW shall be made without written authorization from the
         Contracting Officer. All recommendations are required to be discussed with the Park
         representatives.
      E. The system shall report all related security (panic & intrusion) and fire alerts to the
         Park designated monitoring station. The fire alarm system ‘alarm event’ shall always
         maintain the highest priority in signal transmission.
      F. Special Circumstances: Contractor shall ensure all aspects of the proposed
         installation are coordinated with the COTR. Examples include, but not limited to,
         Storage areas, work hours, seasonal resources, park closings, etc.
      G. Contractor shall, at all times, assure the protection and safety of the buildings. The
         contractor shall provide the COTR with the installation schedule and provide a
         minimum of one week advance notice of proposed work in a specific building.
      H. Power-limited circuits (PLFA) wiring material and installation method shall be by
         cable types FPL. FPLR, or FPLP listed and marked accordance with Section 760-71,
         NFPA 70 and using wiring methods in accordance with 760-52 (B) of NFPA 70,
         National Electric Code. Minimum 18 AWG, maximum 16 AWG, FPL cable is required
         for all fire alarms Signal Line Circuits (SLC) and minimum16 AWG and maximum 14
         AWG cable is required for notification circuits (NAC). Security cable must meet
         minimum manufacture requirements.
      I.   T-tap connections shall not be permitted on any circuits. All circuits shall be un-
           spliced in continuous lengths between devices, networks, or other equipment related
           to the performance of the system. Only in unavoidable circumstances when splicing
           is necessary, this should be coordinated with the COTR and prior written approval
           must be obtained. Wire nuts are not approved for splices. Terminal lugs shall be
           used.
      J.   Any low voltage circuits exiting or entering the buildings shall meet the protection
           requirements of section 800 of the NEC (surge protection) and the cable shall be
           listed for the application it is installed.




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      K. All wire shall be free from any mechanical failures, i.e., open circuits, shorts between
         conductors or shorts to earth ground.

      L. Color coded consistency is required. All connections shall be accessible for
         inspection and servicing and shall be clearly identified on the contractor record
         drawing.

      M. Except as otherwise required by Code and/or these Specifications, the installation of
         fire alarm and security circuits shall conform to the requirements of NFPA 70,
         National Electrical Code. Fire alarm circuit wiring shall be in conformance with Article
         760 of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code.

              A. Power-limited fire alarm (PLFA) circuits shall be installed in conformance with
                 Parts A and C of Article 760 of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code.

              B. Exposed surface cable shall be in approved wiremold raceways matching
                 existing wall finish color tone and must be approved by COTR in advance of
                 installation. Underground conduit (if applicable) shall be PVC conduit.

              C. Security cable shall be in EMT conduit. Exposed surface raceways shall be
                 in approved wiremold raceways and must be approved by COTR in advance
                 of installation.

              D. Security circuits shall be compliant with manufacture recommendations and
                 Article 800 of the National Electric code.

      N. Primary power circuits (AC) supplied to fire alarm system shall not be in the same
         conduit or raceway as alarm low voltage circuits, and be dedicated solely for the
         fire/security system.
      O. Mr. Kip Schwabe, Structural Fire Management Officer for the Midwest Region of the
         National Park Service is the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) and shall witness
         the acceptance testing and upon approval will commission the system(s). Any
         failures or non-code compliance of the system shall be corrected at no additional
         expense. Deviation from the SOW that was not approved in writing will also be
         corrected at no additional expense.

3.0   PANIC / INTRUSION & FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS


      A. Replace existing fire alarm system with a complete coverage operational
         replacement fire alarm system with detection, notification appliances, and control
         functions for the tasked Buildings. The system shall be U.L. listed for commercial
         Fire & Intrusion application and provide auto dust compensation (clean me
         technology).
      B. Replacement Main FACP (s): Shall be in the same locations as the original system.
         The remote operations/control annuciators will be at the front and side doors as
         approved by the fire department and are no higher than 50-60 inches (1.27m-
         1524m) above the finished floor (AFF).

      C. The systems shall be capable of programming partitions for security access. The
         system shall be able to support 150-250 individual user’s unique ID codes, and limit
         when and where the individual can go and bypass. Requirements for the partitioning




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     will be further identified and expanded on during the site visit.

D. Detection: Wireless fire, or security detection shall not be utilized in any spaces
   unless areas where wireless technology is best engineered solution for the protected
   space (shall be approved by the COTR). Hardwired spot type addressable
   photoelectric fire detectors are required throughout all occupied/accessible climate
   controlled spaces. Rate of Rise heat detector is required for the kitchen environment
   mechanical room, or other areas where smoke detection is not the best suited
   technology for the protected space. All detection devices on drop ceiling surfaces
   shall have T-bar support. Accessible attic space detection is required and shall be
   listed for the application. Linear detection is acceptable.

E. Manual fire alarm boxes: Shall be installed on the latch side of each exit door on
   every floor and elsewhere so travel distance between manual fire alarm boxes do not
   exceed 200 ft (61 m). They shall have operating handles between 1100 mm (42 in)
   and 1220 mm (48 in) above the finished floor and throughout the installation. The
   mounting height of each device shall be consistent throughout each building.

F. Alarm Notification: Notification devices shall be horn and strobes. Replacement
   units will be located at current positions. The sound level pressure shall meet NFPA
   72 requirements throughout the protected premises.

G. Audible notification appliances (horns) shall be multi-tone, able to silence and
   installed throughout the facility to maintain Sound Pressure Levels (SPL) at 15 dBA
   above ambient sound levels throughout, but not to exceed 100 dBA anywhere.
   Audible notification appliances shall not be installed in restrooms.

H. Strobes: All visible notification appliances shall be synchronized throughout each
   area where more than two (2) appliances are visible. Strobes shall have the proper
   candela for the size of the space. Strobe units shall be provided in all public access
   restrooms.

I.   Trenching: Any proposed trenching requirements to support the fire/security alarm
     system design shall be coordinated with the COTR.

J.   Programming Criteria: All special programming criteria for special features shall be
     discussed and approved by the COTR. As a minimum, the proposed system shall
     meet the requirements of the NFPA and manufacture requirements. Special partisan
     and password programming of all systems shall be coordinated through the COTR .

K. All devices shall be neatly marked with SLC/Address number on the base of the
   device.

M. New panic / intrusion & fire alarm systems will be installed at:
   - Platte River Campground Office & Maintenance Facility
   - Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive Entrance Station
   - Dune Climb Entrance Station
   - D.H. Day Campground Office
N. The new systems shall meet both site security and fire protection requirements and
   utilize a single controller at each location to alert the monitoring station at Indiana
   Dunes National Lakeshore Communication Center of a panic, intrusion, or fire alarm.
O. The alarm controller at each location must comply with and be compatible with GSA
   contract specifications (Bosh-Radionics or Ademco) and utilize a digital alarm signal



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           (2-3 format) with Point-ID which will be sent via conventional telephone lines to the
           alarm monitoring station at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Communications
           Center. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore currently uses a Radionics 6500 receiver
           to evaluate all incoming alarm signals.
      P. Each location (including the Platte River Maintenance Facility) will have an alarm key
         pad located near the primary employee entry door. The key pad will use push-
         buttons for entering alarm codes and will have a readable screen showing current
         system status.
      Q. All existing components including smoke/heat detectors, motion detectors, wiring
         etc… shall be replaced with new compatible equipment.
      R. Motion detectors shall be dual technology (inferred & ultrasonic).
      S. Each location shall have at least one glass-break sensor. The location of each glass-
         break sensor must be coordinated with the COTR for approval.
      T.    Each location (except for the Platte River Maintenance Facility) shall be equipped
           with at least three panic buttons. The type of button used must be the same at all
           locations. The exact location of each button must be coordinated with the COTR for
           approval.
      U. All panic alarms shall be silent and not produce an audible alarm at the location. All
         intrusion alarms and fire alarms will produce an audible alarm at the location, which
         will be generated by an alarm speaker mounted inside the facility.

4.0   PANIC ONLY ALARM
      A. A new panic only alarm system shall be installed at:
         - Philip A. Hart Visitor Center
      B. The new system shall utilize a single controller to alert the monitoring station at
         Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Communication Center of a panic alarm.
      C. The alarm controller shall comply with and be compatible with GSA contract
         specifications (Bosh-Radionics or Ademco) and utilize a digital alarm signal (2-3
         format) with Point-ID which will be sent via conventional telephone lines to the alarm
         monitoring station at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Communications Center.
         Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore currently uses a Radionics 6500 receiver to
         evaluate all incoming alarm signals.
      D. The system shall be equipped with at least three panic buttons. The type of button
         used must be the same at all locations. The exact location of each button must be
         approved by the COTR.
      E. The system will also provide for an audible alarm which will sound in the Sleeping
         Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Dispatch Office when a panic button is pressed.

5.0   VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS
      A. Video surveillance systems shall be installed at:
         - Platte River Campground Office
         - Philip A. Hart Visitor Center
         - Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive Entrance Station
         - Dune Climb Entrance Station
         - D.H. Day Campground Office
      B. The video surveillance systems will consist of cameras and Digital Video Recorder




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     (DVR) to record the activities at the fee collection locations in the park. All new wiring
     will be needed at all locations.

C. Cameras shall clearly record (video only) all activities at the cash register /
   information desk / entrance station window, at all locations. Each system will clearly
   record interactions between the fee collectors & visitors and the fee collectors & their
   cash registers. Cameras shall be able to show the fee collector’s hands while they
   are working with their cash register.
D. Locations shall have at least the following number of interior cameras:
   - Platte River Campground Office                      2 Cameras
   - Philip A. Hart Visitor Center                       2 Cameras
   - Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive Entrance Station       3 Cameras
   - Dune Climb Entrance Station                         3 Cameras
   - D.H. Day Campground Office                          1 Camera
E. Cameras will record in color during the day and black & white at night to give the best
   possible picture under varying light conditions.
F. An inferred camera shall be installed inside each location (or be incorporated into the
   existing cameras) to record activities when the fee collection locations are dark.
G. All cameras will be motion sensing and will only record when there is motion.
   However, in cases where the panic button is pressed, the system will switch to full
   uninterrupted record mode.
H. A DVR at each location will record the activities at that location. All DVR’s will record
   in high resolution and have storage capacity of at least 250 GB. Each DVR shall be
   stored in a locked cabinet and connected to a UPS battery backup / power
   conditioner for uninterrupted recording and surge protection.
I.   A video monitor will be included with each DVR in order to review recordings at each
     location. The system shall also allow for the downloading of DVR recordings to a
     portable hard drive via a USB connection.
J.    DVR recordings shall be tamper-proof and include a marking system that changes if
     the recording has been tampered with. This allows the recording to be used in a
     court of law.
K. The Contractor will be responsible for setting up each DVR at each location to
   receive data from external sources that will allow cash register transaction data to be
   displayed as an overlay on the DVR recordings. Each DVR shall have at least two
   (2) serial ports in order to connect to the cash registers. Each cash register will have
   a dedicated camera recording the activities and transactions at that cash register.
L. At the Scenic Drive and Dune Climb Entrance Stations:
          Exterior cameras shall be mounted on each side of the entrance station to
           monitor each entrance lane – 2 per station. The cameras will clearly record the
           interactions between the fee collectors and visitors, and clearly record vehicle
           license plates as each vehicle passes through the entrance lane.
          Exterior cameras will record in color, but will automatically switch to black & white
           in cases of low-light.
          Exterior cameras shall be motion sensing and only record when there is motion.
           However, in cases where the panic button is pressed, the system will switch to
           full uninterrupted record mode.
          The existing contacts (door sensors) on the entrance stations, which are used as



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               part of the intrusion alarm system, shall be replaced.

6.0    EXISTING ALARM SYSTEMS
       A. Existing equipment shall be maintained as fully operational at all times until the new
          equipment has been installed, tested and is working.
       B. Contractor shall package and legally dispose of the alarm and detection equipment
          that has been removed and that will not be placed into surplus by the park.
       C. System must be operational at the end of each work day.

7.0    PRE-TESTING AND FINAL TESTING

       A.      Prior to arrival of a Government representative for system
               acceptance/commissioning activities, the system shall be 100% pre-tested in
               accordance with NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code and manufacture
               requirements. All test results shall be recorded. Any device or component failing
               pre-testing or not meeting the performance requirements, shall be repaired or
               replaced and re-tested.

       B.      Upon final pre-testing, the contractor shall demonstrate the performance of the
               installed system through the commissioning process with the COTR, Security
               and Fire AHJ’s.

8.0    CLEANING AND ADJUSTING
       A.      Cleaning: Devices shall not be cleaned. Any devices contaminated by
               construction debris, dust etc. shall be discarded and replaced with new devices.
       B.      Patching: All walls and surfaces shall be restored to original condition and finish,
               including intended fire resistance rating.

9.0    TRAINING
       A.      Manufacturer's factory-authorized service representative shall provide services to
               demonstrate and train Government maintenance personnel after completion of
               commissioning as specified below:
       B.      Provide four (4) hours of operational, maintenance, and troubleshooting training
               on the fire alarm system to Park maintenance and Communication Center
               personnel.
       C.      Provide at least three one (1) hour of fire system operational training sessions to
               the primary user of the system, typically the Park Ranger, facility staff, and the
               Communication Center staff.

10.0   INSPECTION AND TESTS
       A.      The Contractor shall provide:
               1. Written certification the equipment has been inspected and tested by a
                  manufacturer's certified representative.
               2. Written certification the equipment is installed in accordance with the
                  manufacturer's recommendations and ULI listings.
               3. Written certification the equipment is in proper working order.



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               4. Completed Record of Inspection and Testing form(s) as outlined in NFPA 72
                  complete with device sensitivity values.
               5. All required test equipment, including, but not limited to:
                       a. Heat producing devices (acceptable to manufacturer) for testing heat
                           detectors.
                       b. Electrical test equipment, such as multi-meters
                       c. Smoke generating device for functional test, acceptable to
                           manufacturer.
       B.      Mr. Kip Schwabe, Structural Fire Management Officer for the Midwest Region of
               the National Park Service is the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) and will visit
               the job site to witness final acceptance tests when the Contractor has completed
               the work and the system is ready for testing. If the work has not been completed
               or the final acceptance tests are unsatisfactory, the Contractor shall be
               responsible for the Government’s extra expenses for re-inspection and
               witnessing the re-testing of the work. Such extra fees shall be deducted from the
               payments made by the Government to the Contractor.
       C.      A contractor representative shall be present at the site until an AHJ Government
               representative has accepted the system.
       D.      All Contractor testing shall conform minimally to the requirements of NFPA 72.
               Contractor testing shall include 100 percent of all devices, appliances, interfaced
               systems and control unit functions. The Contractor shall record the results of all
               tests as required by NFPA 72, Inspection & Testing Form.

11.0   WARRANTY

       A.          Maintenance of the system shall be conducted by qualified personnel.
                   Monthly, quarterly, semiannually and annual requirements of the fire alarm
                   system as outlined by NFPA 72 Inspection and testing chapter.

       B.          Warranty and maintenance: Written warranty is required at the completion of
                   the installation. The language of the warranty shall include the following:
                   1. Devices require complete cleaning prior to the expiration of warranty.
                   2. Shall include 6 month written record of sensitivity settings (2 per warranty
                        period)
                   3. Shall include provisions for ten (10) minor programming changes during
                        the warranty period.
                   4. Shall include provisions for incurred costs to repair problems related to
                        spurious alarms. (fire truck response, lost revenue, etc.)
                   5. Shall include provisions for a 4 hour response time for emergency
                        related alarm conditions, and 12 hour response to trouble conditions.
                   6. Shall include the cost of a full maintenance contract for the duration of 3
                        years beyond the warranty period.


12.0   SUBMITTALS

12.1   Design Drawings.

       A.   Design drawings are required for the fire alarm and security system. All sheets to be
            same size (“C” Size 24’x 36” Preferred). A proposed design shall be prepared and
            submitted prior to any work.




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                 Specification for Security System, Fire Alarm, and Video Surveillance

       B. Equipment submittal: A complete equipment package submittal which includes
       control equipment, typical devices, type of cable, performance of circuits and batteries,
       etc. shall be submitted prior to any work.

       C. Design drawings shall comply with the criteria in 12.2B.

12.2   AS-BUILT DRAWINGS:
       A.          As-built drawings are required for the fire alarm and security system. All sheets
                   to be same size (“C" Size 24" X 36" Preferred)

       B.         Drawings: Applies to each drawing:

            1.     Acceptable Scale 1/8" Minimum
            2.     All sheets to be same scale except site plan.
            3.     Drawing Number, Revision & Date.
            4.     Name and Address of Project
            5.     Reviewed by Section on Title Block Showing Certification Sub-Field, Level,
                   Number and Expiration Date if required.
            6.     Type of System
            7.     Show Compass Points
            8.     Sheet Title
            9.     Key Plan for Building Sections
            10.    Clear and Legible Plans suitable for Photocopying
            11.    Type of devices.
            12.    Indicate special protection areas (curatorial storage, etc)

       First Sheet (Title Sheet)

            1.     Name and Address of Building Owner
            2.     Name and Telephone Number of Company Contact person
            3.     Square Footage of each building and Total
            4.     Building Occupancy Type
            5.     List applicable Codes and Standards with Editions used in the system design
                   Bldg Code, Fire Code, NFPA 72, NFPA 70, UMC, Elev.,
            6.     Sequence of operation (matrix format)
            7.     Contractor Notes with reference to this project
            8.     Name and Location of monitoring company
            9.     Wiring Legend
            10.    Symbol List




       Floor Plan Sheets

            1. Building Floor Plan
            2. Sheet Title
            3. Scale of Sheet




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           4.     Scale Bar Graph
           5.     Location of All Doors Windows walls Exterior and Interior
           6.     Location of all obstructions exceeding 6ft above FFL.
           7.     Intended use of each room ( e.g. Storage, Classroom, Restroom, Vestibule )
           8.     Ceiling Heights, Ceiling Details and configuration may be shown on an additional
                  sheet.
           9.     Mounting Heights of devices
           10.    Location of Main Fire Alarm Control Panel
           11.    Show location and source of Emergency Standby Power.
           12.    Location of all Annunciator panels, Sub Fire Alarm Panels, Booster Panels
           13.    Location of all Power sources, Panel Numbers and breaker Numbers for each
                  piece of equipment
           14.    Show location of all Fire Alarm Detection and Notification devices. Along with
                  Temperature ratings and Candela Ratings if applicable
           15.    Show location of all ancillary devices, i.e. Door Holders, Door closers, Gas shut
                  off, Fan shutdown, Smoke dampers, Shunt trips, etc.
           16.    Show all remote indicators for hidden devices.

       Additional sheets as required

           1.     Show all areas of the building
           2.     Show all floors and all configurations.
           3.     Cross Sections
           4.     Ceiling Details.
           5.     Device Wiring Details
           6.     Device Spacing Typicals
           7.     ADA Mounting Heights, Show Detail

       Riser Diagram Sheet

           1. Full Riser diagram showing all devices as connected in the circuit, Device
              addresses, room numbers and or names.

13.0   DELIVERABLES:

           1. Provide a complete installed panic / intrusion alarm, fire alarm and video
              surveillance installation.
           2. Provide two (2) complete hard copy sets of as-built diagrams.
           3. Provide all of the documentation as required by the Statement of Work.
           4. Provide at least 2 of each type of device installed for spare parts to support the
              installed systems.
           5. Provide a written document outlining the 1-year service agreement.




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