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Contractor’s Guide to LEED

Contents



Description

SUBMITTAL REQUI
REMENTS per LEED


LEED
-
Related Documentation Required with each Submittal

Division 1 LEED
-
RELATED SPECIFICATIONS


Section Contents


Section 01351
: ENVIRONMENTAL PROCEDURES


Section 01575
: Construction Waste Management


Section 01600
: Recycled Content

Certification


Section 01810
: Commissioning Requirements (see 01810


01819 in Spec. Book)

LEED SPECIFIC CONTRACTOR DEVELOPED PLANS


Erosion and Sedimentation Control Plan

(in addition to SWPPP)



Partial Section 01351: 3.03C: Construction Erosion a
nd Sedimentation Control
Plan



Referenced Document:

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELE
S STORMWATER BMPS FO
R
CONSTRUCTION ACTIVIT
IES:
BEST MANAGEMENT PRAC
TICES HANDBOOK


PART
A, CONSTRUCTION ACTI
VITIES


Construction Waste Management Plan



Partial Section 01351, 3.0
3D: Construction Waste Management Plan



Referenced Document:

CITY OF LOS ANGELES SOLID RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
SPECIFICATIONS



Partial List of Facilities that Accept C&D Materials for Recycling


Construction IAQ Management Plan



Partial Section 01351:
3.03E: Construction IAQ Management Plan



Checklist of referenced SMACNA Guidelines

LEED SPECIFIC BUILDING MATERIAL SUBMITTALS


Specifications list of
Recycled Content

Materials


Specifications list of
Local/Regional Material Manufacturers and Distr
ibutors



Specifications list of materials that contain Volatile Organic Compound
(VOC) limits
for adhesives/sealants



VOC limits for Adhesives & Sealants Regulation 8, Rule 51



VOC limits for adhesives and sealants per Rule

1168


Specifications list of materials that contain
VOC limits for Paints & Coatings



VOC limits for Paints and Coatings per Green Seal


Specifications list of materials that contain
VOC limits for Carpets




VOC limits for
Carpet per Green Label



VOC limits for Cushion per Green Label



VOC limits for Carpet Adhesive per Green Label


Construction Documents that contain
GPM/GPF requirements

for plumbing fixtures



Sample Specificati
on Pages with required GPM/GPF limits for plumbing
fixtures














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LEED
-
Related Documentation
Required

with each Submitt
al

Submittal
Number

Section

Submittal



LEED
-
Related Information to Look for in the
Submittals…

DIVISION 1






01298

Schedule of values







01321

Contractor's construction
schedule




Includes a two
-
week flushout per Section 01355



01571

Storm W
ater pollution
Prevention Plan (SWPPP)



Identifies the specific strategies to be used and why



01572

Solid Resources Management
Plan



Highlights a goal of a minimum of 75% diversion of
construction waste from the landfill, including earthwork



01770

Project close out



O & M manual








Training plan



01811

Mechanical commissioning



Commissioning package



01812

Electrical Commissioning



Commissioning package

DIVISION 2






02050

Building Demolition



Building Demolition Plan





Highlig
hts a goal of a minimum of 75% diversion of
construction waste from the landfill



02220

Earthwork



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials, including Crushed Miscellaneous Base
(CMB), within a 500 mile radius





Includes the recycled content of the CMB as 100% post
-
consumer



02513

Asphalt Concrete Paving



Highlights t
he manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials, including Crushed Miscellaneous Base
(CMB), wit
hin a 500 mile radius



02720

Storm Drain System




Highlights a treatment system that removes a minimum
of 80%Total Suspended Solids (TSS) & 40%Total
Phosphorous (TP)



02751

Cement Concrete Paving



Highlights at least 20% fly ash





Highlights a

white or gray color concrete





Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials
, including Crushed Miscellaneous Base
(CMB), within a 500 mile radius

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02810

Irrigation System



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section



02830

Sw
ing and Sliding gates



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section



02950

Trees, Plants and Ground Cover



Highlights the manufacturer's name and locatio
n within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights "Trex" composite lumber for landscape
structures

DIVISION 3






03100

Concrete Formwork




Highlights Forest Stewardship Council Chain of

Custody
Certificate Number



03200

Concrete reinforcement



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sou
rces of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



03300

Cast In Place Concrete



Highlights a minimum of 20% fly ash in mix design





Highlights a white or gray color concrete for site work
(i.e. not necessary for vertical surfaces)





Highligh
ts the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



03315

Lightweigh
t Structural
Concrete



Highlights a minimum of 20% fly ash in mix design





Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and
location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



03345

Concrete Finishing



Highlights VOC limit of 250 g/L for any interior stains,
coloring products and sealants to be used in the work of
this section



03365

Stain treatment of c
oncrete
floors



Highlights VOC limit of 250 g/L for any interior stains,
coloring products and sealants to be used in the work of
this section

DIVISION 4






04210

Brick Veneer



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius
of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



04220

Concrete Block Masonry



Highlights a minimum of 20% fly ash in mix design





Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius

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NOT

PROJECT SPECIFIC AND
DOES
NOT

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VISION 5






05120

Structural Steel



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw mater
ials within a 500 mile radius



05300

Metal Decking



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources o
f all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



05400

Cold
-
Formed Metal Framing



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name an
d location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



05500

Metal Fabrications.




Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





H
ighlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



05510

Metal Stairs



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this sec
tion





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



05515

Metal Ladders




Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the w
ork of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius

DIVISION 6






06100

Rough Carpentry



Highlights Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody
Certificate Number





Highlights "
no
-
added urea formaldehyde" statement on
composite wood materials used in the work of this
section





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section



061
71

Pre
-
fabricated Plywood web
joists



Highlights Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody
Certificate Number





Highlights "no
-
added urea formaldehyde" statement on
composite wood materials used in the work of this
section





Highlights the TOT
AL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section



06181

Glue
-
laminated structural units



Highlights Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody
Certificate Number





Highli
ghts "no
-
added urea formaldehyde" statement on
composite wood materials used in the work of this
section

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NOT

PROJECT SPECIFIC AND
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Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section



06200

Finish Carpentry and
Architectural Woodwork



Highlights Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody
Certificate Number





Highlights "no
-
added urea formaldehyde" statement on
composite wood materials used in the work of this
section





Hi
ghlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section



06400

Custom casework
.



Highlights Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody
Certificate Number





Hig
hlights "no
-
added urea formaldehyde" statement on
composite wood materials used in the work of this
section





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this secti
on

DIVISION 7






07211

Building Insulation



Highlights at least 20% P/C and 10% P/I recycled content





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section





Highlights "no
-
added urea formaldehyde" statement on
insulation materials used in the work of this section



07412

Metal Wall Panels



Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section





Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materi
als within a 500 mile radius



07421

Cap Sheet Roofing



Highlights the Energy Star logo





Highlights an emissivity rating of 0.9





Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials us
ed in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



07540

PVC Thermoplastic Membrane
Roofing



Highlights the Energy Star logo





Highlights an emissivity rating of 0.9





Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



0
7551

Single Ply Roofing



Highlights the Energy Star logo

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Highlights an emissivity rating of 0.9





Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



07552

Built up Roofing



Highlights the Energy Star logo





Highlights an emissivity rating of 0.9





Highlights the manufacturer's name and loca
tion within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



07310

Asphalt Shingles



Highlights the Energy Star

logo





Highlights an emissivity rating of 0.9





Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the source
s of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



07610

Standing seam metal roof



Highlights the Energy Star logo





Highlights an emissivity rating of 0.9





Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project

site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



07600

Flashing and Sheet Metal



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500
mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



07720

Roof Accessories



Highlights the manufacturer's name and locat
ion within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



07920

Caulking and Sealants



Highlights the TOTAL V
OC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section

DIVISION 8






08110

Metal Doors and Frames



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the proje
ct site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius

THIS DOCUMENT IS TO BE USED AS A TOOL ONLY! IT IS
NOT

PROJECT SPECIFIC AND
DOES
NOT

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Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealant
s and sealant primers
used in the work of this section





Highlights the VOC limit (minus water and tinting color
added) of 150 g/L (non
-
flat) and 50 g/L (flat) of all paints
and coatings used in the work of this section



08210

Wood Doors



Highlight
s Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody
Certificate Number





Highlights "no
-
added urea formaldehyde" statement on
composite wood materials used in the work of this
section





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and

250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section





Highlights the VOC limit (minus water and tinting color
added) of 150 g/L (non
-
flat) and 50 g/L (flat) of all paints
and coatings used in the work of this section





H
ighlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



08305

Acc
ess Panels



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radiu
s



08330

Overhead Coiling Doors

-

Shop
drawings



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of al
l
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



08346

Sound Control Doors and
Frames




Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name a
nd location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius





Highlights Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody
Certificate Number





Highlights "no
-
added urea formaldehyde" statement on
composite wood materials used in the work
of this
section





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section





Highlights the VOC limit (minus water and tinting color
added) of 150 g/L (non
-
fla
t) and 50 g/L (flat) of all paints
and coatings used in the work of this section



08416

Aluminum Entrances and
Storefronts



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work o
f this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius

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NOT

PROJECT SPECIFIC AND
DOES
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Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of th
is section



08460

Automatic Sliding Doors



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw

materials within a 500 mile radius





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section



08520

Aluminum Windows



Highlights the manufacturer's name and l
ocation within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/h
r on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section





Highlights the VOC limit (minus water and tinting color
added) of 150 g/L (non
-
flat) and 50 g/L (flat) of all paints
and coatings used in the work of

this section



08620

Unit Skylights



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materi
als within a 500 mile radius



08800

Glass and Glazing



Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section





Highlights the VOC limit (minus water and tinti
ng color
added) of 150 g/L (non
-
flat) and 50 g/L (flat) of all paints
and coatings used in the work of this section







Highlights a Tvis (visual transmittance %) of 0.4 or
greater

DIVISION 9






09200

Lath and Plaster



Highlights the manufacturer'
s name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



09260

Gypsum Board System



Highlig
hts the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius





Highlights
100% P/C or P/I recycled content in facing
paper AND a minimum 10% P/I recycled content in the
gypsum core





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this sectio
n





Highlights the VOC limit (minus water and tinting color
added) of 150 g/L (non
-
flat) and 50 g/L (flat) of all paints
and coatings used in the work of this section

THIS DOCUMENT IS TO BE USED AS A TOOL ONLY! IT IS
NOT

PROJECT SPECIFIC AND
DOES
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Highlights Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody
Certificate Number





Highlights "no
-
added urea formaldehyde" statement on
composite wood materials used in the work of this
section



09300

Ceramic Tile



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used i
n
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius





Highlights a minimum of 35% P/I recycled content





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives an
d 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section



09510

Acoustical Ceilings



Highlights a minimum of 65% P/I and 35% P/I recycled
content





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on
all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section





Highlights "no
-
added urea formaldehyde" statement on
materials used in the work of this section





Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the
project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



09650

Resilient Flooring



Highlights a minimum of 50% P/I recycled content





Highl
ights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section





Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials

used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



09680

Carpet Tile



Highlights a minimum of 40% P/C recycled content





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2
/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 0.5 mg/m2/hr on all
carpets and 1mg/m2/hr on all carpet cushions used in the
work of this section. The materials
should have a CRI
Green Label





Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials

within a 500 mile radius



09900

Painting



Highlights the VOC limit (minus water and tinting color
added) of 150 g/L (non
-
flat) and 50 g/L (flat) of all paints
and coatings used in the work of this section

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Vinyl Wall Coverings



Highlights a mi
nimum of 100% P/C recycled content





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section



09960

Epoxy Coatings



Highlights the VOC limit (minus water and ti
nting color
added) of 150 g/L (non
-
flat) and 50 g/L (flat) of all paints
and coatings used in the work of this section

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10100

Chalkboards and Tack boards



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the pr
oject site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



10160

Metal Partitions



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mil
e radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



10171

Solid Phenolic Toilet
Compartments



Highlights a minimum of 15% P
/I recycled content





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section





Highlights Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody
Certificate Number





Highlights "no
-
added urea formaldehyde" statement on
composite wood materials used in the work of this
section



10200

Metal Louvers



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used i
n
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



10350

Flagpoles



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materi
als used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



10400

Bicycle Rack



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site f
or all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



10700

Metal Lockers and Benches



Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile ra
dius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



10710

Wood Lockers



Highlights Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody
Certificate Number





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section

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-
added urea formaldehyde" statement on
composite wood materials u
sed in the work of this
section

DIVISION 12






12480

Entrance Mat



Highlights a minimum of 50% P/I and 50% P/C recycled
content





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used
in the work of this section





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 0.5 mg/m2/hr on all
carpets and 1mg/m2/hr on all carpet cushions used in the
work of this section. The materials should have a CRI
Green Label





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 0.5

mg/m2/hr on all
carpets and 1mg/m2/hr on all carpet cushions used in the
work of this section. The materials should have a CRI
Green Label





Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all material
s used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius

DIVISION 13






13032

Handball courts



Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on

all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section





Highlights "no
-
added urea formaldehyde" statement on
composite wood materials used in the work of this
section





Highlights the manufacturer's name and location within a
500 mil
e radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius



13125

Metal building system



Highlights the manufacturer's name and loc
ation within a
500 mile radius of the project site for all materials used in
the work of this section





Highlights the name and location of the sources of all
raw materials within a 500 mile radius

DIVISION 15






15400

Plumbing



Highlights a maxi
mum GPF of 1.6 for water closets





Highlights a maximum GPF of 1.0 for urinals





Highlights a maximum GPM of 2.5 for service sinks
water supply





Highlights a maximum GPM of 0.5 for lavatory water
supply (NO aerators or flow restrictors)





Highlights a maximum GPM of 2.5 for shower head
water supply (NO aerators or flow restrictors)





Highlights a maximum GPM of 2.0 for kitchen sink
water supply (NO aerators or flow restrictors)

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Heating, Ventilating & Air
Conditioning IAQ

Management
Plan



Highlights HVAC protection, Source Control, Pathway
Interruption, Housekeeping and Scheduling strategies to
meet or exceed the requirements of SMACNA IAQ
Guideline for Occupied Buildings Under Construction



HVAC Duct Insulation



High
lights a minimum of 20% P/C and 10% P/I recycled
content





Highlights the TOTAL VOC limit of 10 mg/m2/hr on all
adhesives and 250 g/L on all sealants and sealant primers
used in the work of this section





Highlights "no
-
added urea formaldehyde" s
tatement on
insulation materials used in the work of this section



CO2 sensor



Highlights a CO2 sensor system that mechanically
adjusts indoor air quality



Filters



Highlights MERV values of 13 for filtration material
during construction and immedi
ately prior to occupancy

DIVISION 16






16010

General Electrical
Requirements







16520

Site Lighting



Highlights shields or other devices required to keep light
on site



Site photometric drawing



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Section 01351: ENVIRONMENTAL PROCEDURES


Section 01575: Construction Waste Management


Section 01600: Recycled Content Certification


Section 01810: Commissioning Requirements






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DESCRIPTION OF WORK

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SECTION 01112

DESCRIPTION OF WORK


PART 1
-

GENERAL


SUMMARY


A.

The work to be done under this Contract includes the furnishing of project management,
labor, materials, tools and equipment for the

construction of the FIRE STATION NO. 77
for the City of Los Angeles, all in accordance with the Contract Documents, including the
GENERAL CONDITIONS, DIVISION 1
-

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS and other
Sections of the Project Manual.


1.2

GENERAL SCOPE OF WORK


A.

Work
In This Contract: Work in this Contract includes all labor, materials and equipment
necessary for construction of
Fire Station No. 77

as noted on the Contract Drawings and
in the Project Manual and all other Contract Documents including the GENERAL
CONDIT
IONS and GENERAL REQUIREMENTS.


B.

Work Not In This Contract: “Work not in this Contract,” “Work by others” and “Work by
others but arranged and paid for by CONTRACTOR” are listed as follows:


1.

All work or equipment indicated on the Contract Drawings or in th
is Project
Manual as “Not in Contract” or “N.I.C.” or anything which implied exclusion from
the Contract in any manner.


2.

All work or equipment indicated on the Contract Drawings or in this project as
“work by others,” but arranged and paid for by “CONTRACT
OR.” The
CONTRACTOR shall provide all necessary coordination, arrangement, and
scheduling in accordance with General Conditions and other Sections of this
Project Manual. CONTRACTOR shall appropriately pay for all charges, fees and
costs specified to be p
aid for by the CONTRACTOR.


3.

Department of Water and Power shall furnish and install electric service
conductors from street utility line to new transformers and switchboard,
CONTRACTOR shall make all necessary arrangements and pay for all fees and
charge
s.


4.

Telephone equipment (except terminal cabinets) for telephones system shall be
installed by the CITY.


5.

Permanent Water Meter and Service Line: CONTRACTOR shall arrange for
installation of permanent meter and water service line by the Department of
Water

and Power at their convenience, and CONTRACTOR shall pay all fees
and charges. Construction light, power and water to be provided and paid for by
the CONTRACTOR in accordance with the GENERAL REQUIREMENTS.


6.

Permanent Gas Meter and Service line: CONTRACTO
R shall arrange for
installation of permanent meter and gas line by the Southern California Gas
Company and shall pay for all fees and charges.





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7.

Active electronics (head end equipment) for communications systems such as
security, voice / paging, data, r
adio, etc. Systems equipment to be installed,
connected, and tested by the City and/or their vendors.


C.

Related Work:


1.

Documents affecting work of this Contract include, but are not limited to, the
GENERAL CONDITIONS, DIVISION 1
-

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS, and

other
Sections of the Project Manual.


2.

The work of other Contracts is described in the various Contract Documents.
Lists of these documents are in the possession of the CITY and where they are
available for inspection by interested parties.



3.

Refer to

Section 01313
-

Work by City or Others


1.3

BUILDING COMMISSIONING


A.

Commissioning Coordination: This project will have selected building systems
commissioned. The equipment and systems to be commissioned are specified in Section
01810. The commissionin
g process, which the Contractor is responsible to help execute,
is defined in Sections 01810, 01811, 01812, 01813, 01814, 01820, and 01830.


B.

A Commissioning Authority, whose services will be provided by the City, will direct and
coordinate the commissionin
g process and approve commissioning work. The
Commissioning Authority will work with the Contractor according to protocols established
in the
Commissioning Plan.


PROJECT IDENTIFICATION


D.

General:


1.

The Project Name is Fire Station No. 77
,
located at 9224 N
orth Sunland
Boulevard in Sun Valley, California
.


2.

Contract Documents have been prepared by RRM Design Group, 3765 South
Higuera Street, Suite 201, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
.


3.

Project Manual and Contract Drawings are dated March 14, 2003.


E.

The extent of
Contracted Work is indicated on the Contract Drawings and in the following
Sections of the Project Manual.


1.

Division 1


General Requirements

2.

Division 2
-

Sitework

3.

Division 3


Concrete

4.

Division 4


Masonry

5.

Division 5


Metals

6.

Division 6


Wood and Plastic
s

7.

Division 7


Thermal and Moisture Protection

8.

Division 8


Standard Steel Doors and Frames, etc.

9.

Division 9


Finishes

10.

Division 10


Specialties

11.

Division 11


Equipment

12.

Division 12


Furnishings

13.

Division 13


Special Construction


NOT USED




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14.

Division 14


Conveying Systems


NOT USED

15.

Division 15


Mechanical

16.

Division 16


Electrical

17.

Division 17


Communication
-

Data


F.

In addition to provisions noted in Section 01112
-

DESCRIPTION OF WORK in Division 1
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS, the following listed drawings of W
ork Order No. E170074F
are, but not limited to, a part of the Contract Documents:


Drawing Index (Part 1 of 2)


General/Architectural
:

T
-
1.0

Title Sheet (Part 1 of 2)

T
-
1.1

Accessibility Details

T
-
1.2

Accessibility Details

T
-
1.3

Accessibility Conditions

C
-
1

Notes and Legend

C
-
1.1

Notes

C
-
2

Grading Plan

C
-
3

Site Utility Plan

C
-
4

Site Details

C
-
4.1

Site Details

C
-
5

Horizontal Control Plan

1 of 12

Street Improvements


Title Sheet

2 of 12

Street Improvements


Typical Sections

3 of 12

Street Improvements


S
unland Boulevard

4 of 12

Street Improvements


Tuxford Street

5 of 12

Street Improvements


Tuxford Street

6 of 12

Street Improvements


Tuxford Street / Tuxford Place

7 of 12

Street Improvements


Tuxford Place

8 of 12

Street Improvements


Street Lightin
g

9 of 12

Street Improvements


Street Lighting

10 of 12

Street Improvements


Traffic Signals

11 of 12

Street Improvements


Traffic Signals

12 of 12

Street Improvements


Traffic Striping

A
-
1.0

Architectural Site Plan

A
-
1.1

Hose Tower and Details

A
-
1.2

A
rchitectural Site Details

A
-
1.3

Original Topographical Survey

A
-
1.4

Original Boundary Survey

A
-
2.0

First Floor Dimension Plan

A
-
2.1

Second Floor Dimension Plan

A
-
2.2

First Floor Plan

A
-
2.3

Second Floor Plan

A
-
2.4

Enlarged First Floor Plans

A
-
2.5

Enlarged S
econd Floor Plans

A
-
3.0

First Floor Reflected Ceiling

A
-
3.1

Second Floor Reflected Ceiling

A
-
4.0

Roof Plan

A
-
5.0

Exterior Elevations

A
-
5.1

Exterior Elevations

A
-
6.0

Building Sections

A
-
7.0

Door Schedule and Door Types

A
-
7.1

Door Details

A
-
7.2

Window Schedu
le, Types, and Details

A
-
8.0

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A
-
8.1

Interior Elevations

A
-
8.2

Interior Elevations

A
-
8.3

Interior Elevations

A
-
8.4

Finish Schedule

A
-
9.0

Exterior Details

A
-
9.1

Exterior Details

A
-
9.2

Interior Details

A
-
9.3

Interior Details

L
-
1.1

Irrigatio
n Plan

L
-
1.2

Irrigation Plan

L
-
1.3

Irrigation Plan

L
-
1.4

Irrigation Details

L
-
2.1

Planting Plan

L
-
2.2

Planting Plan

L
-
2.3

Planting Plan

L
-
2.4

Planting Details



Drawing Index (Part 2 of 2)


T
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Title Sheet (Part 2 of 2)

T24
-
1

Energy Compliance


Title 2
4

T24
-
2

Energy Compliance


Title 24

T24
-
3

Energy Compliance


Title 24


Structural
:

S0.1

General Notes

S0.2

General Notes

S1.1

Typical Details

S1.2

Typical Details

S1.3

Typical Details

S1.4

Typical Details

S1.5

Typical Details

S1.6

Typical Details

S1.7

Ty
pical Details

S1.8

Typical Details

S2.1

First Floor Foundation Plan

S2.2

Second Floor / Roof Framing Plan

S2.3

Roof Framing Plan

S2.4

Diaphragm Nailing Plans

S3.1

Sections

S3.2

Sections

S4.1

Details

S4.2

Details

S4.3

Details


Mechanical
:

M
-
1.0

Mechanical S
chedules, Notes, Legend and Abbreviations

M
-
2.0

Mechanical Details

M
-
2.1

Mechanical Details

M
-
3.0

Mechanical Roof Plan

M
-
4.0

Mechanical Second Floor Plan

M
-
5.0

Mechanical First Floor Plan


Plumbing
:

P
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1.0

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P
-
2.0

Plumbing Details

P
-
2.1

Plumbing Details

P
-
3.0

Plumbing Site Plan

P
-
4.0

Plumbing First Floor Plan

P
-
5.0

Plumbing Second Floor Plan

P
-
6.0

Plumbing Roof Plan

P
-
7.0

Plumbing Partial First Floor Plan

P
-
7.1

Plumbing Partial First Floor Plan

P
-
8.0

Plumbing

Partial Second Floor Plan

P
-
8.1

Plumbing Partial Second Floor Plan

P
-
9.0

Drainage, Waste and Vent Riser Diagram

P
-
10.0

Natural Gas Isometric

P
-
11.0

Hot and Cold Water Isometric

P
-
12.0

Hot and Cold Water Isometric


Electrical
:

E
-
1.0

Legend, Abbreviations,
and General Notes

E
-
1.1

Single Line Diagram and Calculations

E
-
2.0

Electrical Site Plan

E
-
2.1

LADWP Sub

Structure Site Plan

E
-
3.0

First Floor Lighting Plan

E
-
3.1

Second Floor Lighting Plan

E
-
4.0

First Floor Power Plan

E
-
4.1

Second Floor Power Plan

E
-
4.2

R
oof Power Plan

E
-
5.0

First Floor Communications / Signal Plan

E
-
5.1

Second Floor Communications / Signal Plan

E
-
6.0

Fixture Schedule

E
-
6.1

Panel Schedule

E
-
7.0

Electrical Details

E
-
7.1

Electrical Details

E
-
7.2

Electrical Details

E
-
7.3

Electrical Details


1.3

S
UMMARY OF REFERENCES


A.

Contracted Work can be summarized by references to the Contract General Conditions,
Sections in the Project Manual, Contract Drawings, Addenda, Notice to Bidders and
Modifications to the Contract Documents.


B.

It is recognized that th
e Contracted Work may also be unavoidably affected or influenced
by other governing codes and Regulations, natural phenomenon, including weather
conditions and other forces outside the Contract Documents.


1.4

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION


The following supplement
al information is provided for use by the CONTRACTOR:


A.

Soil Investigation:


1.

Soils Engineering Investigation prepared by the City of Los Angeles Geotechnical
Engineering Division (GED) Geotechnical Engineering Report, GED File #02
-
007, dated February 21, 20
02. (Attachment No. 1).


B.

Structural Calculations prepared by Englekirk & Sabol, Inc., dated December 16, 2002
(Attachment No. 2).




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C.

Title 24 Report prepared by Brummel, Myrick & Associates, dated December 13, 2002
(Attachment No. 3).


D.

Project Color and Sam
ple Material Boards. The Color Sample Material Boards will be
stored and be available for review at INSPECTOR’S job office.


E.

Utility Fee Information as described in Subsection 1.9 (Attachment No. 4).


F.

Site Survey (Attachment No. 5).


G.

Water Service (Attach
ment No. 6).


H.

Power Service (Attachment No. 7).


I.

Gas Service (Attachment No. 8).


J.

Telephone Service (Attachment No. 9).



L.

Commissioning Plan (Attachment No. 10)



1.5

Internet based contract administration and management


The CONTRACTOR will be required to
use the City's internet based collaborative project
management website, managed by e2020, at no cost, to conduct all day to day
communication with other members of the project team. This use shall include all
submissions to the ENGINEER and the INSPECTOR
including but not limited to, shop
drawing submittals, RFI's, change order requests, change orders, progress payment
requests, etc.


The CONTRACTOR shall equip the site office with a computer, internet service provider
and DSL or cable modem connection s
uitable for accessing the e2020 website.


1.6

GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY


The Ground Breaking Ceremony for this project may be requested and may occur before the
Notice
-
to
-
Proceed is issued. The CONTRACTOR shall include in the contract cost and verify
with the
ENGINEER the ceremony schedule after the award of the contract. The
CONTRACTOR shall prepare, after the award of the contract, all submittals for the
construction sign and secure all necessary approvals. The CONTRACTOR shall provide
necessary coordinatio
n for the Ground Breaking Ceremony, occurring before or during the
construction at no additional cost to the CITY.


1.9

LEADERSHIP IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN


LEE
D™


A.

The City of Los Angeles is seeking LEED™ Certification from the US Green Building Council
for this project.


B.

The USGBC LEED™ green building rating system evaluates the project in the following
major areas: Site, Water, Energy, Materials and Indoor En
vironmental Quality. Using a point
based system, the project must achieve all 7 Prerequisites and at least 26 of the 69 points
available in order to qualify for LEED™ Certification.


C.

The contractor shall carefully review all the specifications for require
ments related to
obtaining LEED™ Certification. Especially close attention shall be paid to the following items:




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1.

Erosion & Sedimentation Control

2.

Reduced Site Disturbance

3.

Building Commissioning

4.

Construction Waste Management

5.

Local/Regional Materials

6.

Certif
ied Wood

7.

Construction Indoor Air Quality Management Plan

8.

Low
-
Emitting Materials


D.

Documents affecting works of this contract include but are not necessarily limited to the
following sections of the Project Manual:


1.

Section 01322

Construction progress pho
tography

2.

Section 01563

Pollution control

3.

Section 01571

Stormwater pollution control

4.

Section 01572

Solid resources management

5.

Section 01770

Project closeout

6.

Section 01810

General commissioning requirements

7.

Section 01811

Mechanical commissi
oning requirements

8.

Section 01812

Electrical commissioning requirements

9.

Section 01813

Prefunctional check lists

10.

Section 02050

Building demolition

11.

Section 06100

Rough carpentry

12.

Section 06400

Custom casework

13.

Section 07500

Membrane roofin
g

14.

Section 09900

Painting

15.

Section 10400

Bicycle racks

16.

Section 15400

Plumbing

17.

Section 15600

HVAC

18.

Section 16500

Lighting fixtures



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PART 3


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SPECIAL ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS



PART 1
-

GENERAL


1.1

SUMMARY


A.

Section Includes Special Environmental Requirements: Work includes special
environm
ental, sustainable, and “green” building practices related to energy conservation
and efficiency, indoor air quality, and resource efficiency, including the following:


1.

Special Requirements:


a.

Require construction practices to ensure healthy indoor air qual
ity in final
Project.


b.

Maximize the use of durable products.


c.

Maximize the use of products easy to maintain, repair, and that can be
cleaned using non
-
toxic substances.


d.

Maximize recycled content in materials, products, and systems.


e.

Maximize use of reusab
le and recyclable packaging.


f.

Maximize use of products with low embodied energy (production,
manufacturing, and transportation).


2.

Construction team is required to comply with sustainable building practices
during construction and when considering materials

for substitutions. Refer to
Article 1.2


Design Requirements.


B.

Related Requirements:


Refer to Specification sections for special environmental requirements for specific
products.


1.

Solid Resources Management in Section 01572


2.

Guaranty / Warranty in Sec
tion 01611


3.

Substitutions and “Or Equal” Submittal in Section 01630


4.

General Commissioning Process in Section 01810


5.

Mechanical Commissioning Requirements in Section 01811.


6.

Electrical Commissioning Requirements in Section 01812.


7.

Prefunctional Ch
ecklists in Section 01813.


8.

Operations and Maintenance Training in Section 01820




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9.

Building Commissioning in Section 01830.


10.

Site Work in Division 2


11.

Concrete in Division 3


12.

Masonry in Division 4


13.

Metal in Division 5


14.

Wood and Plas
tics in Division 6


15.

Thermal and Moisture Protection in Division 7


16.

Doors and Windows in Division 8


17.

Finishes in Division 9


18.

Mechanical in Division 15


19.

Electrical in Division 16


1.2

DESIGN REQUIREMENTS


A.

General: The City has established wi
th design team general environmental goals for
design and for construction of Project;
Contractor, subcontractors, suppliers, and
manufacturers are required to participate

where possible to realize the City’s
environmental goals.


1.

Intent is for environment
al goals to be achieved in manner that ultimately
provides safe and healthy environment for building occupants with minimal
impact on local, regional and global environment.


2.

Contract Documents are not intended to limit alternative means of achieving
envir
onmental goals.


a.

Suggestions from construction team for implementing goals are
encouraged.


b.

Team approach is encouraged.


B.

Environmental Goals:


1.

Refer to specific Specifications sections for more detailed construction
requirements related to specific materi
als and systems.


a.

Energy Efficiency

(Operations Throughout Project Life): Materials and
systems are intended to
maximize energy efficiency

for operation of
Project throughout service life (substantial completion to ultimate
disposition


reuse, recycling,
or demolition).


b.

Indoor Environmental and Air Quality
: Materials are selected and
processes specified, such as preconditioning and temporary ventilation,
to maximize healthy indoor air quality. Cleaning, surface coating, and
renewal or replacement of inter
ior materials should be feasible with
lowest practical use of toxic, irritating, or odorous compounds.
Ventilation


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system design, construction, and commissioning ensure adequate
outside air supply under all anticipated conditions of use.

Documentation
of s
ystem design assumptions is included in Project Manuals to enable
building operators and management to use and modify the system as
required to provide continued assurance of indoor air quality.
Additionally, materials are selected to provide appropriate
indoor
environmental qualities such as good acoustics and lighting.


c.

Resource Efficiency (Project Construction):

Materials and systems are to
maximize environmentally
-
benign construction technique
s
, including
construction waste recycling, reusable delivery

packaging, and reusability
of selected materials.


C.

Energy Conservation Goals
: Strategies used by the Architect to maximize energy
conservation strategies in order to reduce life
-
cycle energy requirements.


1.

Reduce undesirable heat gain and heat loss throug
h exterior envelope.


2.

Use daylight as the primary lighting source and supplement with integrated and
energy
-
efficient electrical lighting systems.


3.

Choose equipment with high
-
end energy performance characteristics, including
lighting, HVAC systems, applian
ces, and office equipment.


4.

Where appropriate, use thermal storage strategies such as thermal mass of
building or ground to minimize total energy consumption.


5.

Design mechanical systems for efficient operation throughout the typical
operating range, from m
inimum to peak load.


D.

Sustainable Site Planning and Landscape Goals
: Strategies used by the Architect to
maximize sustainable site planning and landscaping requirements.


1.

Maximize erosion and sedimentation control.


2.

Minimize site disturbance.


3.

Maximize pla
nted areas.


4.

Reduce heat islands.


5.

Where possible, reduce or eliminate light pollution from site lighting.


6.

Reduce or eliminate use of pesticides.


7.

Rely on indigenous, dry or xeriscape planting. Maintain existing planting on site
to reduce costs.


8.

Imple
ment seasonal plant and soil maintenance schedule to maintain healthy soil
and landscaping.


9.

Minimize stormwater runoff.


10.

Reduce water use with water efficient irrigation systems and local vegetation.


E.

Durable Materials Goals
: Strategies used by the Archit
ect to provide durable and


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sustainable materials.


1.

Select materials with longest useful service life.


2.

Select materials that deteriorate minimally under installed conditions, exposures,
and uses.


3.

Select materials with surfaces that require minimal or no r
efinishing or
resurfacing.


4.

Select materials with protective coating requirements that do not involve frequent
application of toxic or odorous components for materials that require surface
renewal or protection.


5.

Select materials that can be re
-
used after
their service life in this building.


6.

Select materials that can be recycled at the end of their useful lives for materials
that cannot be re
-
used.


F.

Resource Efficient Materials Goals
: Use resource efficient materials; consider energy use
over life cycle of

material including harvesting, mining, manufacturing, transport,
installation, use, operations, recycling and disposal.


1.

Where possible and allowable by the Agency and Code with jurisdiction over the
project, re
-
use existing building materials to extent f
easible within design concept
expressed in Contract Documents.


2.

Select materials that efficiently use resources such as energy, water, and
component materials.


3.

Use construction practices such as material reduction and dimensional planning
that maximize ef
ficient use of resources and materials.


4.

Provide materials that utilize recycled content to maximum degree possible
without being detrimental to product performance or indoor air quality.


5.

Where possible and feasible, provide for non
-
destructive removal a
nd re
-
use of
materials after their service life in this building.


6.

Select materials that use less embodied energy to manufacture.


a.

Exceptions might include materials that result in net energy conservation
during their useful life in building and building’
s life cycle.


7.

Select materials that conserve energy during building operations.


8.

Where possible, select materials harvested and manufactured regionally, within a
500
-
mile radius of the project site.


G.

Scarce, Irreplaceable, and Endangered Resources Goals
:


1.

Select materials from abundant resources.


a.

For natural resources, determine abundance based on ratio of removal
rate from existing stocks to natural replacement/renewal rate, where this
information is available.



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b.

For mineral resources, determine abundanc
e based on ratio of removal
rate from terrestrial storage minus amount re
-
entering commerce through
recycling or resource recovery compared to total in terrestrial storage,
where this information is available.



2.

Select renewable materials, and materials wh
ich can be replenished.


3.

Select materials that create minimal or no damage to natural habitats and natural
environment.


4.

Select materials that can be easily refinished, repaired or refurbished to extend
their useful life.


H.

Pollution Reduction Goals
: Select
ion of materials that generate least amount of pollution
during mining, manufacturing, transport, installation, use, and disposal.


1.

Avoid materials that emit greenhouse gases


2.

Avoid materials that require energy intensive extraction, manufacturing,
process
ing, transport, installation, maintenance, or removal.


3.

Avoid materials that contain ozone
-
depleting chemicals (e.g. CFCs or HCFCs).


4.

Avoid materials that emit potentially harmful volatile organic chemicals (VOCs),
as described in Article 2.1.


5.

Employ cons
truction practices that minimize dust production and combustion by
-
products.


6.

Avoid materials that can leach harmful chemicals into ground water; do not allow
potentially harmful chemicals to enter sewers or storm drains.


7.

Protect soil against erosion and
topsoil depletion.


8.

Minimize noise generation during construction; screen mechanical equipment to
block noise.


9.

Select materials that can be reused or recycled and materials with significant
percentage of recycled content; conform with or exceed specified
Project
recycled content percentages for individual materials; avoid materials difficult to
recycle.


10.

Protect natural habitats; restore natural habitats where feasible within scope of
Project.


I.

Sustainable Wood Product Goals
:


1.

Use woods from Forest Steward
ship Council (FSC) accredited certified
sustainably harvested sources are encouraged


2.

Composite wood products with high
-
recycled content, which meet the indoor air
quality data requirements,.


J.

Water Efficiency Goals
:




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1.

Reduce the use of municipally suppli
ed potable water.


2.

Reduce dependence on municipal storm water system for plumbing fixtures and
irrigation. Reduce irrigation or use micro
-
irrigation.


3.

Maintain natural aquifer conditions.


4.

Consider roofwater or groundwater collection system.


5.

Consider g
raywater collection system for irrigation systems.


6.

Commission irrigation, graywater, roofwater collection systems. Provide
measurement and verification for these systems. Train maintenance staff on
performance of all water collection and distribution sy
stems.


1.3

SUBMITTALS


A.

Resource Efficient Product Data:


1.

Environmental Issues Data
: Submit following information, including
manufacturer’s certifications, verifying information, and test data, where
Specifications sections require data relating to environment
al issues including but
not limited to:


a.

Project Recyclability
: Submit information to assist City, Architect, and
Contractor in recycling materials involved in shipping, handling, and
delivery, and for temporary materials necessary for installation of
prod
ucts.


b.

Recycled Content
: Submit information regarding product post industrial
recycled and post consumer recycled content.

i.

Use the “Recycled Content Certification Form”, attached as
Appendix A to this Section, signed by a corporate office holder
(i.e.
Chairman of the Board, President, Vice President,
Secretary, or similar position of authority).


c.

Product Recyclability:

Submit information regarding product and
product’s component’s recyclability including potential sources accepting
recyclable materials
.


d.

Provide certification for all wood products

provided by a Forest
Stewardship Council (FSC) accredited certifier when FSC certified
products are used in the project.


e.

Provide final certification of well
-
managed* forest of origin

to provide final
document
ation of certified sustainably harvested status when FSC
certified products are used in the project: Acceptable wood “certified
sustainably harvested” certifications shall include:


Wood suppliers’ certificate issued by one of the Forest Stewardship
Counci
l
-
accredited certifying agencies, such as Smart wood
(800
-
434
-
5491) or Forest Conservation Program (510
-
832
-
1415);


Suppliers’ invoice detailing the quantities of certified wood products for
project;



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Letter from one of a certifying agency corroborating th
at the products on
the wood supplier’s invoice originate from certified well
-
managed
forests.
(Note 6)


B.

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Data:


1.

Environmental Issues:

Submit emission test data produced by acceptable testing
laboratory listed in Quality Assurance
Article for materials as required in each
specific Specification section.


a.

Laboratory reports shall contain emissions test data on VOCs including
total VOCs (TVOC), specific individual VOCs, formaldehyde and other
aldehydes as described in this Specificat
ion Section.


b.

In special cases it may be necessary to identify other specific chemicals
for listing based on known quantity present or on known odor, irritation or
toxicity.


c.

Identify all VOCs emitted by each material as required in these
Specifications.


d.

Specific test conditions and requirements are set forth in this Section. For
required tests, submit documentation of sample acquisition, handling,
and test specimen preparation, as well as test conditions, methods, and
procedures. The tests consist of a

ten
-
day conditioning period followed
by a 96
-
h test period.


Samples collected during the test period at 24, 48, and 96 hours shall be
analyzed for TVOC and formaldehyde.


VOC samples collected at 96 hours shall be identified and quantified for
all co
mpounds that are Chemicals of Concern on lists in Article
2.


2.

Cleaning and Maintenance Products:

Provide data on manufacturers’
recommended maintenance, cleaning, refinishing and disposal procedures for
materials and products. These procedures are for f
inal Contractor cleaning of
the project prior to substantial completion and for provided materials and
products as required by the specific specification sections.


a.

Where chemical products are recommended for these procedures,
provide documentation to indi
cate that no component present in the
cleaning product at more than 1% of the total mass of the cleaning
product is a carcinogen or reproductive toxicant as defined in the lists in
this specification section.


b.

For purposes of reporting, identification of
product VOC contents shall
not be limited to those regulated under Clean Air Act (CAA) but shall also
include compounds exempted from the CAA definition and listing of
VOCs.


c.

California EPA and local air district definitions of VOCs based on CAA
are not s
ufficient as they exempt compounds based on non
-
reactivity for
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