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                                      AIR HANDLING UNIT SPECIFICATION


         Energy Labs equipment is the basis of the design on this project. The contractor shall base his
bid on Energy Labs and, at his option, may provide line item additive or deductive alternates for alternate
brand items set out below.

         Alternate pricing shall include any contractor required costs of architectural, mechanical,
structural, acoustical, seismic, electrical changes required to match the performance, fit and
characteristics of the base bid equipment. An alternate price does not imply an alternate manufacturer’s
standard construction is acceptable. Deviations from the base bid specification shall be noted with
particularity at the time of bid.

Custom Air Handlers – Base Bid - Energy Labs                               $ ______________


Manufacturer # 1                           Add/Deduct                      $ ______________

Manufacturer # 2                           Add/Deduct                      $ ______________

Manufacturer # 3                           Add/Deduct                      $ ______________

        Section 1.1      References
        Section 1.2      Submittals
        Section 1.3      Operation and Maintenance Data
        Section 1.4      Qualifications
        Section 1.5      Extra Materials
        Section 1.6      Quality Assurance

        AFBMA 9 - Load Ratings and Fatigues Life for Ball Bearings
        AFBMA 11 - Load Ratings and Fatigue Life for Roller Bearings
        AMCA 99 - Standards Handbook
        AMCA 210 - Laboratory Methods of Testing Fans for Rating Purposes
        AMCA 300 - Test Code for Sound Rating Air Moving Devices
        AMCA 301 - Method of Publishing Sound Ratings for Air Moving Devices
        AMCA 500 - Test Methods for Louver, Dampers, and Shutters
        ARI 410 - Forced-Circulation Air-Cooling and Air-Heating Coils
        ARI 430 - Central Station Air Handling Units
        ARI 435 - Application of Central Station Air Handling Units
        ARI 610 - Central System Humidifiers

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       NEMA MG1 - Motors and Generators
       NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code
       SMACNA - HVAC Duct Construction Standards - Metal and Flexible
       UL 900 - Test Performance of Air Filter Units


       A. Submit under provisions of General Conditions and Division 1 as applicable.

       B. Shop Drawings: Indicate assembly, unit dimensions, weight loading, required clearances,
          construction details, field connection details, electrical characteristics and connection

       C. Product Data:

       -    Provide literature, which indicates dimensions, weights, capacities, ratings, fan performance,
            gauges and finishes of materials, electrical characteristics and connection requirements.

       -    Provide data on filter media, filter performance data, filter assembly, and filter frames.

       -    Provide fan curves with specified operating point clearly plotted.

       -    Submit sound power level data for fan unit outlet, inlet and casing radiated at rated capacity
            and specified pressure.

       -    Submit electrical requirements for power supply including wiring diagrams for interlock and
            control wiring, clearly indicating factory installed and field installed wiring.

       -    Submit performance and vibration test results of the fan for review prior to any air handling
            unit shipment to the jobsite.


       A.    Submit under provisions of General Conditions and Division 1 as applicable.

       B.    Maintenance Data: Include instructions for lubrication, filter replacement, motor and drive
             replacement, spare parts lists and wiring diagrams.

       C.    Manufacturer’s Installation Instructions.


       Manufacturer: Company specializing in manufacturing the products specified in this section with
       minimum five (5) years documented experience, which issues complete catalog data on total


       A.    Furnish under provisions of General Conditions and Division 1 as applicable.

       B.    Provide one (1) set of fan bearings, fan belts and filters for each unit.

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       Conform to all information documented in approved submittal package and construction notes.


       Section 2.1       Manufacturers
       Section 2.2       Air Handling Units
       A.   Unit Construction
       B.   Unit Housing
       C.   Insulation
       D.   Drain Pans
       E.   Paint Finish
       Section 2.3       Internal Components
       A.   Fan Assembly (Arrangement #1 Plug Fan)
       B.   Fan Base, Spring Isolator and Support Framing
       C.   Fan balancing
       D.   Motors and Drive
       E.   Coils
       F.   Filters
       G.   Economizer / Mixing Box
       H.   Air Flow Measuring Stations
       I.   Electrical Requirements
       J.   Variable Frequency Drives
       K.   Unit Mounted Controls
       L.   Unit Piping
       M.   Sound Power and Performance Certification
       N.   Air Performance Testing
       O.   Air Leakage Test
       P.   Warranty and Start-Up Service

       A. Energy Labs
       B. Buffalo Model “J”
       C. Miller-Picking


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       A. Unit Construction
       The following sections describe in detail construction requirements for the unit base, cabinet,
       access doors, insulation and paint finish. Unit shall be built for outdoor installation.

       B. Unit Base
       Each unit shall be constructed on a base fabricated from ASTM A36 welded structural steel
       channel. Tubular or formed metal channel bases are not acceptable. Channel bases shall be
       sized as a function of air handling length as follows:

        A.H. UNIT             MINIMUM
        LENGTH                CHANNEL SIZE
        UP to 10              4” x 1-5/8”         (5.4lbs/Lin.Ft.)
        11’ to 20’            6” x 2”             (8.2lbs/Lin.Ft.)
        21’ to 30’            8” x 2-1/2”         (11.5lbs/Lin.Ft.)
        41’ to 50’            12” x 3”            (20.7lbs/Lin.Ft.)

       Heavy removable lifting lugs shall be added to the perimeter channel along the longest length of
       the unit.
       The unit floor shall be fabricated of 16-gauge hot rolled galvanized steel sheets. (Other materials
       such as aluminum, stainless and tread plates in various thicknesses are available.) The floor
       shall be supported by structural and minimum 12-gauge formed galvanized steel members. Max
       spacing of floor support shall be 24” centers. These formed members shall be welded to other
       members for maximum strength. Floor skin shall be supplied with standing seams design and
       drive cleats to maintain water and airtight seal. The flooring shall be spot welded to the members
       below –no penetrations thru the floor skin shall be acceptable. Welds shall be below the floor and
       spaced no greater than 6” on center.
       Fans, coils and major components shall be supported with structural steel members.

       C. Housing
       The unit housing side and roof panels shall be constructed of 16-gauge galvanized steel, (other
       materials such as aluminum, stainless and tread plates in various thickness are available.) and
       shall utilize a standing seam modular panel type construction. The panels shall be caulked and
       attached to each other, to the roof, and to the floor using nuts and bolts. Drive screw attachment
       is not acceptable. All panels shall be removable. All seams shall be sealed with an acrylic latex
       sealant prior to assembling the panels and after completion of the assembly.
       All floor openings shall have 12 gauge galvanized steel-framed flange around the entire perimeter
       of opening for duct connection.

       Minimum sound transmission loss (STL) through unit panels shall be as follows:

        2” - 1½ PCF Insulation
               125     250         500       1K         2K            4K       8K
               25        29        36        42         47            48        45

        4” – 3 PCF Insulation
                26      36         47        56         57            58      50

       Hinged, double wall, insulated, man size access doors shall be provided in all sections requiring
       access for maintenance or service. The doorframe shall be one piece, 14 gauge galvanized steel
       welded with an integral gutter lip. Access doors shall be fully gasketed with a closed cell,
       replaceable neoprene gasket. The gasketing material shall be installed to allow for easy removal
       and replacement. Access door must not leak more than 25 CFM @ 6” static pressure. Submit
       test results from independent testing laboratory for engineer review.
       Door hinges and latches shall be easily adjustable, without the use of shims or special tools, to
       allow for a tight seal between the door and the doorframe as the gasketing material compresses
       over time. The door hinge design shall allow for field modification of door swing and doors shall be
       easily removable. Provide door detail drawing with submittal package.

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       Latches shall utilize phenolic knurled knobs. The latch assembly shall incorporate a built-in safety
       catch to release cabinet operating pressure prior to opening the door.
       Doors entering into any section of the air handler that contains rotating fans shall be provided with
       zinc-plated nuts in lieu of knurled knobs. The nuts shall limit access to personnel with proper
       Include a 10” x 10” wire reinforced glass view window in each fan access door.
       On ETL listed equipment, a door switch shall be interlocked with fan starter to stop the fan before
       access door is opened.

       D. Insulation
       Insulation shall be 2” thick, 1½ lbs per cubic foot density, (other densities are available, 3.0 lbs/ft3
       and 6.0 lbs/ft3, 4” thickness is available) neoprene coated fiberglass to cover all walls, ceilings
       and under floors. Insulation shall meet NFPA-90A smoke and flame spread requirements. There
       shall be no raw edges of insulation exposed to the airstream. Plenum fan sections shall have a
       20 gauge perforated galvanized sheet metal liner covering all wall and ceiling surfaces in the blast
       area of fan.

       E. Drain Pans
       Drain pans shall be constructed from 16-gauge, 304 stainless steel. Galvanized steel drain pans
       are not acceptable. The drain pan shall be insulated with 2.0”, 1½ # density insulation to prevent
       condensation under the drain pan. Insulation shall be protected with an 18-gauge galvanized steel
       liner. Drain pans must be sized such that the entire coil, including headers and return bends, are
       inside the drain pan. Drain pans must slope in two directions so there is no standing water in
       drain pan. Stainless steel condensate connection shall be provided on one side of the unit. Coils
       shall be supported on 10 gauge stainless steel members to prevent immersion of the coil in
       condensate and allow for complete cleaning of drainpan beneath the coils.

       F. Paint Finish
       After final assembly the unit exterior shall be coated with an industrial grade, high solids, and
       polyurethane paint. In addition, all fan bases, springs and structural steel supports shall be coated
       with the same finish. The paint system shall meet ASTM B117 Salt spray test for a minimum of
       2000 hours.


       A. Fan Assembly
       Plenum fan assemblies shall be arrangement one. Arrangement three plenum fans are not
       acceptable because they are less efficient and generate more noise.
       The air handling unit manufacturer, for the purpose of sole source responsibility, shall
       manufacture all fan assemblies including fan wheels supplied for the air handlers.
       Fan performance shall be based on tests run in an AMCA certified laboratory and administered in
       accordance with AMCA Standard 210. Fan performance tests shall be taken with fans running
       inside the cabinet to include any affects from the unit cabinet and other internal components.
       Fans shall bear AMCA seal for air and sound.

       Plenum fans shall be configured so that both fan bearings are on the drive side of the wheel with
       the wheel over hung (Arrangement #1). There shall be no obstructions (i.e., bearings or bearing
       supports, etc.,) at the inlet of the fan. Fan wheel shall be aluminum with aluminum extruded airfoil
       blades. Fan bearings shall have a minimum L10-200,000 Hr. operating life and be mounted on a
       structural steel channel or machined surface. On DWDI fans the structure supporting the bearing
       shall be fabricated from structural steel and be detachable to allow for removal of the fan wheel
       and shaft as one piece. The fan discharge shall be isolated from the cabinet by means of a
       neoprene-coated flexible connection. Plenum fans shall be provided with spring-style thrust

       Each fan shall be sized to perform as indicated on the equipment schedule. The wheel diameter
       shall not be less than that shown on the equipment schedule. The fan shall be constructed to
       AMCA Standards for the Class Rating as indicated on the Equipment Schedule.

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       Provide grease fittings and extend lubrication lines to the motor side of the fan just inside the
       access door.

       B. Fan Base, Spring Isolation, and Support Framing
       Mount fan and motor on an internal, fully welded, rigid steel base. Base shall be free-floating at all
       four corners on spring type isolators with earthquake restraints. The fan assembly shall be
       isolated from the cabinet by steel springs with minimum deflection of 2.0” or as indicated on
       schedules. The spring isolators shall be mounted to structural steel members. All isolators shall
       be rated for zone 4 seismic requirements. The spring isolators shall be mounted on a waffle pad
       for vibration isolation.

       C. Balancing
       The fan shaft shall be sized not to exceed 75% of the first critical speed for maximum RPM of
       Class specified. The critical speed will refer to the top of the speed range of the fans’ AMCA
       class. The lateral static deflection shall not exceed 0.003” per foot of the length of the shaft. Fans
       shall be balanced to ISO standard G6.3.
       A copy of the above balance test data for this project showing calculations for deflection and
       critical speed of the shaft and wheel assembly shall be submitted to the engineer and a copy
       forwarded to the Owner.

       D. Motors and Drive
       Furnish premium-efficiency open drip proof, NEMA frame, ball bearing type motors. Reliance
       “XE”, Century “E-Plus”, or Marathon “ZRI” with grease lubricated bearings and alemite fittings.
       Horsepowers as shown on the schedule are minimum allowable.
       The motor shall be mounted on an adjustable slide rail motor base with two adjusting bolts per
       side. The fan motors shall be factory wired to an external junction box with flexible conduit of
       adequate length so that it will not have any affect on the vibration isolation.
       Provide V-belt type, cast-iron sheaves, and reinforced rubber belts. The belts shall be selected
       for 150% of the motor nameplate horsepower. Drives shall be “Browning” or equal by “Woods.”

       E. Coils
       Chilled water coils shall be of the plate fin extended surface type. Tubes shall be 5/8” outside
       diameter seamless copper with a 0.020” minimum wall thickness. Each coil shall have individually
       replaceable return bends of 0.025 wall thickness on both sides of the coil. Coils incorporating a
       “hairpin” type design are not acceptable. Tubes shall be expanded into the fin collars to provide a
       permanent mechanical bond

       The secondary surface shall be formed of 0.006” (.008, .010) aluminum (copper) fins and shall be
       spaced not closer than 12 fins per inch with integral spacing collars that cover the tube surface.
       Headers shall be non-ferrous seamless copper, outside the airstream and provided with brazed
       copper male pipe connections. Drain and vent tubes shall be extended to the exterior of the air
       handling unit.
       All coils shall have counterflow construction with connections left or right hand as shown on the
       drawings. The use of internal restrictive devices to obtain turbulent flow will not be accepted.

       Cooling coil casings shall be of minimum 16-gauge, 304 stainless steel with double-formed 1-1/4”
       stacking flanges and 3/4” flanges on the side plates. All other coil casing shall be of 16-gauge
       galvanized steel. Flanged tube sheets shall have extruded tube holes to prevent raw edges of
       tube sheets cut into copper tubes because of thermal expansion of tubes in tube holes. Tube
       holes with raw sheet metal edges are not acceptable. Reinforcing shall be furnished so that the
       unsupported length is not over 60”. All coil assemblies shall be tested under water at 300 psi and
       rated for 150-psi working pressure. Headers are to be located inside the cabinet casing with only
       the pipe connections extending through the casing. All sides of coils shall be carefully blanked off
       to ensure all air passes through the coil.
       Intermediate condensate pans are to be furnished on multiple coil units and single coils greater
       than 48” high. The pans shall be 16Ga. 304 stainless steel and drain to the main drainpan through
       copper downspouts.
       All water coils shall be rated in accordance with ARI Standard 410.

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       The air handling unit manufacturer, for the purpose of sole source responsibility, shall
       manufacture all coils supplied for the air handlers.

       F. Filters
       Filter sections shall be fabricated as part of the air-handling unit. Filters shall be arranged for
       upstream, downstream, or side loading as shown on the drawings. Provide filter-holding frames
       to accommodate scheduled filters. Filter frames shall be 16 Ga. galvanized steel and shall be
       fully welded to reduce leakage of air through corners.
       Factory install at each filter bank a Dwyer Magnehelic “Series 2000” pressure gauge complete
       with static pressure tips, hardware and fittings. Enclose the gauge in a protective sheet metal box
       with a hinged inspection door. Paint to match unit.

       G. Dampers and Louvers
       Dampers shall be supplied with low leak extruded aluminum airfoil blades. Blades shall be
       supplied with rubber edge seals and stainless steel arc end seals. Rubber edge seals shall be
       backed by the damper blade to assure a positive seal in the closed position. Dampers shall be
       provided with nylon bearings within extruded openings. Damper leakage shall not exceed 6
       CFM/ft at 5.0” of static pressure. Leakage testing shall be in accordance with AMCA standard
       500 figure 5.5. Test results must be from independent testing laboratory. Provide louvers for
       outside air and exhaust air for units located outdoors. OSA Louvers shall be sized for a maximum
       face velocity of 500 fpm based on gross louver area. Louvers shall have zero water penetration at
       600-ft/min air velocity. Maximum louver pressure drop shall be 0.03” in w. g. at 500 ft/min. Provide
       test results from independent testing laboratory. Test must be conducted in accordance to AMCA
       Standard 500 figure 5.5. Louver water carry over must be less than 0.01 oz/ft at 1100 ft/min of
       free louver area. Test must be conducted by independent testing laboratory per AMCA 500-89
       figure 5.6. Hoods in lieu of louvers are not acceptable.

       H. Economizer / Mixing Box
       Economizer section shall include dampers for return air, fresh air and exhaust air. Dampers shall
       be opposed blade type. Dampers shall be sized for not greater than 1200 fpm face velocity based
       upon gross damper area. Dampers shall meet above specifications. Furnish full height 24” wide
       access doors for damper and linkage service.

       I. Air Flow Measuring Stations
       Fans shall be supplied with a complete flow measuring system capable of supplying a 4 – 20mA.
       Output signal to the EMS system that is proportional to airflow. The flow measuring station and a
       flow transmitter shall be factory mounted.
       The flow measuring station shall consist of pressure taps pick-ups located in the inlet cone of
       each fan. There shall be no obstruction created on the inlet of the fan by installation of flow
       measuring device. Flow measuring stations installed in the inlet of fan will obstruct the fan inlet
       and will decrease fan efficiency and increase sound power levels.

       Provide a gauge with CFM scale on external side of the fan sections, which indicates the fan
       The electronic flow transmitter shall be mounted on the exterior of the fan section. It shall be
       capable of receiving signals of total and static pressure from a flow element, of amplifying,
       extracting the square root, and scaling to produce a 4 - 20 mA or 0 - 5 VDC output signal linear
       and scaled to air volume or velocity. The flow transmitter shall be capable of the following
       performance and application criteria.

       Calibrated spans from 0 - 896 FPM, in eight flow range increments. Output signal 4 -20 mA or 0-5
       VDC standard. Integral zeroing means 3-way zeroing valve with manual switch. Temperature
       effect ± 2.0% of full span from 40° to 120°F.
       The transmitter shall not be damaged by over-pressurization up to 200 times greater than span,
       and shall be furnished with a factory calibrated span and integral zeroing means. The transmitter
       shall be housed in a NEMA 12 enclosure with external signal tubing, power, and output signal
       The electronic differential pressure transmitter shall be Setra Model 264 or equal.

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       J. Electrical Requirements:
       Provide single source power panels (SSPP’s) that are constructed according to N.E.C. regulations
       and carry a U.L.508 listing. The panel shall include a non-fused main disconnect switch, starters,
       transformer, Hand–Off–Auto switches, relays and pilot lights for complete operation of the unit.
       The single source power panels shall be factory wired to all factory furnished devices such as
       motors and interlocks.
       The air handling unit manufacturer, for the purpose of sole source responsibility, shall
       manufacture all electrical panel assemblies supplied for the air handlers. The air handling unit
       manufacturer shall be a U.L. 508 listed panel shop.
       The main control panel shall have access door(s) for direct access to the controls. The panel shall
       be NEMA type 3R (rainproof) and shall contain a single externally operated, non-fused
       disconnect, suitable for copper wire up to and including 3” conduit. The electrical contractor shall
       bring separate 460/3/60 power to the single source power panel.

       Provide vapor tight marine lights in each access section, factory wired to a single weatherproof
       switch located on exterior of cabinet. Provide weatherproof, 15 amps, GFIC receptacle near the
       light switch wired to the lighting circuit. The Electrical Contractor shall bring separate 120/1/60
       power to the light switch

       All wiring shall be run in EMT conduit, raceways are not acceptable.
       If the unit requires splits, junction boxes shall be furnished on each section to allow the electrical
       contractor to make final connections in the field. Wiring shall be clearly labeled to allow ease in
       final interconnections

       K. Variable Frequency Drive
       A single manufacturer of both motors and drives shall provide, coordinate and start-up a variable
       speed drive system to ensure proper application of equipment to the driven load. The variable
       frequency drive and motor shall be manufactured by Reliance Electric Company.

       Motor and VFD shall be of the same manufacturer for single source responsibility. Factory
       warranty for a period of at least three (3) years from date of start-up shall apply for both motor and

       VFD shall be current rated at 8 kHz carrier frequencies for VFD's 1-75 HP and 4 kHz for VFD's
       100-400 HP. All HP ratings shall meet or exceed Table 430-150 of the National Electric Code.
       Three phase motor full load currents, HP, maximum current, and rated voltage shall appear on
       the drive nameplate. No derating of the VFD shall be required due to increasing the switching
       frequency for motor noise reduction. All drives designed at greater than 8 kHz carrier frequency
       (regardless of kHz rating level of VFD) shall include an output voltage rise time reduction device
       as part of the VFD.

       VFD and options shall be UL 508 listed.
       NEMA 12 enclosed VFD shall be UL approved for mounting in conditioned air ducts and
       The drive and options shall comply with the applicable requirement of the latest standards of
       ANSI, NEMA, National Electric Code NEC, NEPU-70, IEEE 519-1992, FCC Part 15 Subpart J,
       and CE96.


       Each drive shall be subjected to the following test and quality control procedures.
       Every VFD shall be functionally tested under motor load. During this load test the VFD shall be
       monitored for correct phase current, phase voltages, and motor speed. Correct current limit
       operation shall be verified by simulating a motor overload.

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       Verification of proper factory presets by scrolling through all parameters shall be performed to
       ensure proper microprocessor settings. The computer port should also verify that the proper
       factory settings are loaded correctly in the drive.
       All options shall be functionally tested including operation of a motor in the bypass mode if
       supplied. Proper heater coil installation in motor overload, if supplied, shall be verified.


       The VFD manufacturer shall maintain and staff worldwide service centers. The manufacturers
       shall have the ability to test both the drives and motors in these service centers.
       Start-up shall be included for each VFD provided.
       Service engineers shall be employed by the manufacturer or be certified by the manufacturer and
       provide start-up service including physical inspection of drive and connected wiring and final
       adjustments to meet specified performance requirements.


       The VFD shall have the following basic features:

       An electronic overload circuit designed to protect an A-C motor operated by the VFD output from
       extended overload operation on an inverse time basis. This electronic overload shall be UL and
       NEC recognized as adequate motor protection. No additional hardware such as motor overload
       relays or motor thermostats shall be required.

       An LED display mounted on the door of the cabinet that digitally indicates:

       -   Frequency output
       -   Voltage output
       -   Current output
       -   Motor RPM
       -   Input kW
       -   Elapsed time
       -   Time stamped fault indication
       -   DC Bus volts

       The VFD shall have the capability of riding through power dips up to 10 seconds without a
       controller trip depending on load and operating condition. In this extended ride through, the drive
       shall use the energy generated by the rotating fan as a power source for all electronic circuits.
       RS232 Port and Windows         based software for configuration, control and monitoring.

       An isolated 0-20mA, 4-20mA or 0-4, 0-8, 0-10, volt analog speed input follower.

       An isolated 0-10 volt or 4-20mA output signal proportional to speed or load.


       The VFD shall include the following protective circuits and features:

       -   Motor current exceeds 200% of drive continuous current rating.
       -   Output phase-to-phase short circuit condition.
       -   Total ground fault under any operating condition.
       -   High input line voltage.
       -   Low input line voltage
       -   Loss of input or output phase.
       -   External fault (this protective circuit shall permit wiring of remote N.C. safety contact to
           shutdown the drive). User supplied end switches, thermal switches; fire stats, freeze stats
           inputs will be connected to this VFD supplied circuit.

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       -    Metal oxide varistors for surge suppression shall be provided at the VFD input terminals.

       Complete contactor bypass shall be provided to allow motor to be safely transferred from VFD
       output to the A-C line, or from the A-C line to the VFD, while the motor is at zero speed. The
       contactor bypass shall utilize two motor contactors electrically interlocked. One contactor is to
       open and close the connection between the VFD output and the motor. The other contactor will
       open and close the connection between the bypass power line and the motor, providing "across
       the line" starting. Motor protection is to be provided in the "bypass" mode by a bi-metallic Class
       20 Smart Motor Protection adjustable overload relay. Relay control logic shall also be included
       within the VFD enclosure to allow the same "Start/Stop" command to operate the motor in either
       mode. The relay logic shall be 115 volts. The bypass circuit shall include a second disconnect
       installed in the VFD to provide the ability to safely troubleshoot and test the controller, both
       energized and de-energized, while the motor is running in the "bypass" mode. A contact closure
       shall be provided to indicate that the drive is in the "bypass" mode. A remove/local selector switch
       shall also be provided to transfer control from the keypad to user wired signals. Form "C"
       normally open and normally closed contacts shall be provided for both run and IET/drive stopped.
       The entire bypass option shall be packaged with the controller enclosure and be mechanically
       isolated from the VFD.

       Input line fuses shall provide protection for the input rectification circuit using Class J fuses with
       interrupting rating of 200,000 AIC. The series interrupting rating of the VFD and fuses shall be a
       minimum of 30,000 AIC and shall be stated in the VFD instruction manual as required by UL.

       A main input disconnect shall mount within the standard NEMA 1 or NEMA 12 enclosure for
       positive power disconnect of the VFD. It shall have the capability for door padlocking.

       A three phase 3% impedance input line reactor shall be provided to minimize drive harmonics on
       an A-C line and protect the drive from damaging electrical system transients.
       Johnson Controls Metasys option card allows direct connection from the VTAC 7 to the Johnson
       N2 bus architecture. All configuration and control functions can be accessed through this card.
       Allows direct communication between the VTAC 7 microprocessor and the host Johnson system.
       Fault diagnostics, start/stop, speed commands, and all drive feedbacks shall be available over a
       single RS485 communication connection. Discrete signals such as bypass run or interlock open
       shall also be mapped through the drive terminal strip to the Metasys system. The card shall
       have the ability to be used in a "monitor only" mode where control shall be from an AHU or similar
       type controller directly wired to the drive.

       L. Unit Mounted Controls
       All controls shall be factory mounted by the Air Handling Unit manufacturer. These controls shall
       include all damper actuators, temperature sensors, pressure sensors, and airflow measuring
       sensors, filter switches, smoke and fire detectors as indicated on the control drawings.
       Electric and electronic controls shall be wired to a terminal block in a sheet metal enclosure
       located at a common location mounted on the air-handling unit. All pressure sensing controls
       shall be piped to a common point on the unit with 1/4” compression fittings.
       All controls shall be supplied by the temperature controls contractor and shipped to the Air
       Handling Unit Manufacturer for installation.

       M. Unit piping
       All chilled water and hot water control valves shall be factory mounted by the Air Handling Unit
       manufacturer. In addition, all necessary piping specialties including strainers, shut-off valves,
       thermometers, pressure taps, air vents, etc. shall be included as indicated on the piping diagram.
       Control valve wiring (electric) or control tubing (pneumatic) shall be extended to a common point
       on the Air Handling Unit.

       N.   Sound Power and Performance Certification

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       The manufacturer shall perform actual sound test on one selected AHU in accordance with AMCA
       Standard 300-96. Reverberant Room Method for sound testing of fans, and AMCA Standard 210,
       Laboratory Methods of Testing Fans for rating. The mechanical engineer shall select the test
       AHU after review of the submittal.

       Air handling unit sound power data shall be submitted for review by Owner’s representative.
       Sound power data shall be given at the supply connection(s) (outlet) and return connection(s)
       (inlet) in addition to radiated sound power from the cabinet. Raw fan sound power data shall be
       derived from tests done in accordance with AMCA Standard 300-96. Data extrapolated from non-
       like fan sizes and types scheduled are not acceptable. Attenuation assumed for the cabinet
       configuration, type of insulation, opening locations and sizes, etc., shall be verified through actual
       test measurements. The mechanical engineer may, at his option, request copies of such tests.

       If the AHU manufacturer is incapable of performing the AMCA Standard 300 sound test, substitute
       method shall be proposed for review by the mechanical engineer. The proposed substitute
       method shall clearly identify the measurement instrumentation, the test reference to a nationally
       known test standard and qualifications of personnel who will perform the test.

       The mechanical and acoustics engineers shall be allowed to witness the sound test. The AHU
       manufacturer shall notify the mechanical engineer a minimum of ten (10) days prior to test as to
       the location and date of the sound test. The travel costs incurred by test witnesses shall be borne
       by the equipment manufacturer.

       If the sound test indicates the AHU noise levels exceed levels of units specified, the Contractor
       shall take corrective measures to reduce the sound. Any modifications that are necessary to
       meet scheduled sound levels shall be applied to all AHU’s represented by the test unit. Test
       results shall be submitted to the Owner’s Representative for approval prior to shipment of any

       O. Air Performance Testing
       The manufacturer shall perform an air performance test on one selected unit in accordance to
       AMCA 210-85/ANSI 51-1985 “Standard for Laboratory Measurement of Airflow”. Air handling unit
       air performance data shall be submitted for review by Owner’s representative. The mechanical
       engineer shall be allowed to witness the airflow test. The AHU manufacturer shall notify the
       mechanical engineer a minimum of ten (10) days prior to test as to the location and date of the
       test. The travel costs incurred by test witnesses shall be borne by the equipment manufacturer.

       P. Air Leakage Test
       Air handling unit leakage data shall be submitted for review by Owner’s representative. The
       mechanical engineer shall be allowed to witness the leakage test. The AHU manufacturer shall
       notify the mechanical engineer a minimum of ten (10) days prior to test as to the location and date
       of the test. The travel costs incurred by test witnesses shall be borne by the equipment

       The manufacturer shall perform the leak test as follows:
       A U-Tube manometer shall be used to measure the static pressure exerted on the unit cabinet.
       The manometer must have graduations no larger than 0.2” (inches of water gauge).

       A pressure blower that is capable of producing the required pressure without operating at a stall
       shall be used to perform the test. The pressurizing fan shall be attached to a flow metering
       station which shall measure the volume flow rate by pressure drop through calibrated nozzles.
       The test apparatus shall have a means of dampering such that the required pressure may be
       exerted without over-pressurizing the cabinet.

       The air-handling unit shall have all duct openings, damper, and louver openings sealed with
       plywood or sheet metal and caulked or taped.

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       The static pressure tap shall be arranged with one leg open to atmosphere and one leg tapped to
       the cabinet interior.
       A static pressure load of 1.5 times the maximum calculated internal static pressure or 10”
       whichever is less, will be exerted on the cabinet.
       The leakage rate will be recorded at the flow measuring apparatus. The air density at which the
       test was performed will be determined. The test results will be corrected to standard air. An AHU
       will be considered acceptable if it leaks at a rate of not more than one percent of the design

       Q. Warranty and Start-Up Service
       Manufacturer shall provide factory start-up service for each air-handling unit. Manufacturer shall
       provide a one (1) year parts warranty.



       Store in clean dry place and protect from weather and construction traffic. Handle carefully to
       avoid damage to components, enclosures and finish. All fans must be periodically rotated during
       storage period per manufacturer recommendation.


       Do not operate units for any purpose, temporary or permanent, until ductwork is clean, filters are
       in place, bearings are lubricated, and fan has been test run under observation


       A. Install in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.

       B. Install in conformance with ARI 435.

       C. Assemble high-pressure units by bolting sections together. Isolate fan section with flexible
          duct connections.

                                          END OF SECTION

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