SET NUMBER: 2 3 Uj
PROJECT NUMBER: 7218
DATE: MARCH 3,1978
AVERO HOUSE RESTORATION
SAINT PHOTOS NATIONAL SHRINE
SAINT GEORGE STREET SAINT AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA
GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE
OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA
ARCHITECTS AND PLANNERS
208 A WASHINGTON STREET
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 32202
ADDENDUM NO. 1
AVERO HOUSE RESTORATION
SAINT PHOTOS NATIONAL SHRINE
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA
PAPPAS ASSOCIATES, INC. PROJECT NO 7218
ARCHITECTS AND PLANNERS 28, 1978
208 WASHINGTON STREET
The Specifications and Drawings for Avero House Restoration Saint Photios
National Shrine, Dated November 24, 1976 and Revised March 3, 1978, Saint
Augustine, Florida, are amended in the following particulars:
1. Add the following paragraph to the Specifications: -
Provide and install a cast bronze plaque 3'-0" X 3'-0" to be located as
as directed by the Architect of polished letters, stippled field, and
concealed hangers. Wording on plaque shall be furnished by Architect
at start of construction and shall include title of building including
location, name of owner, name of architect, name of general contractor
and year of construction. Similar and equal to product as cast by the
Mills Manufacturing Co. Submit shop drawings for approval. Provide
for an allowance of $1,000.00 for plaque.
2. DIVISION 1A SUPPLEMENTARY GENERAL CONDITIONS:
Paragraph 1 (c) Delete the first sentence and substitute the following:
"The contractor shall fully complete all the work within 150 consecutive
3. Add the following paragraph to the requirements of the contract:
"The contractor shall include in his bid the cost of removing twenty (20)
feet of existing exterior wall beginning at the second floor level and
extending the full height of the wall. The exact location shall be
coordinated with the Architect. Provide and install (complete with
exterior and interior finishes to match adjacent walls), a new 12" concrete
block wall including 12 X 8 concrete tie beam re-inforced with 4 #5 bars
and #2 ties at 16" o.c."
4. Change the drawings as follows:
Raise the floor height of the rear bay of the Shrine 6". Step-up shall
begin at center line of column. Face riser with granite pavers as
5. DIVISION 9A LATHING AND PLASTERING FOR SLTUCO & PLASTER
9A-03. Add the following: "Metal lath where called for or noted for use
on exterior walls shall be galvanized self-furring metal lath."
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ADDENXUM NO. 1
AVERO HOUSE RESTORATION
SAINT PHOTOS NATIONAL SHRINE
6. Include Supplementary Drawing No. A-101 as part of the contract
7. Include Supplementary Drawing No. A-102 as part of the contract
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ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA
PAPPAS ASSOCIATES, INC.
PAPPAS PROJECT NO. 7218
ARCHITECTS AND PLANNERS P 721
208 WASHINGTIN STREiET 5 April 1978
The Specifications and Drawings for Avero House Restoration Saint Photios
National Shrine, Dated Novneber 24, 1976 and Revised March 3, 1978, Saint
Augustine, Florida, are amended in the following particulars:
1. Division A Invitation for Bids. The Bid date has been changed to April
10, 1978.at 2:00-P.M.- E.S.T.-
2. Where called for in the "Form of Proposal" and elsewhere in the Specifications
the Contract time is hereby extended as follows:
"The Contractor shall canplete all work within 180 consecutive calendar
days from "Notice to Proceed".
3. Lighting Plan "B" Drawing Number 17.
mnit -Twenty -(20) -Type "C" Light- Fixturess, -located at the Shrine Dane -
pendentives, and detailed on Drawing No. A-102 of Addendum No. 1.
Substitute Twenty (20) Light Fixtures to be recessed in the floor at
the base of the dome columns as detailed on Drawing A-103 Addendum No. 2,
Dated, 5 April 1978. Attached.
4. Air Conditioning Plan "B" Equipnent Schedule Drawing No. 15.
Change the Manufacturer's Catalog No. for condenser units CU-1 & JC-2
to "Carrier No. 38UE-004".
5. Drawing Number 3 Heating and Air Conditioning Plan
Delete the Equipment numbers given and substitute the following:
Carrier No. 40CF 024 301 E.H. with Carrier No. 38UE-002 condensing
unit. Provide filter grill."
6. Division 6C Finish Carpentry Paragraph 6C-03 Finish. Add the following:
"5/4 X 6" T & G wood flooring, 1-1/4" Stair Treads & 5/4" X 6" T & G
flooring at balcony shall have planed wearing surface with rough sawn surface
on underside. 1 X 6 T & G roof decking and 1 X 4 slats to which shingles
are nailed shall have rough sawn finish.
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Addendum No. 2
5 April 1978
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7. The following "Non-Discrimination in Emplcynent" paragraphs shall
became a part of the Specifications."
2.23 NON-DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT
2.23.1 Contracts for work under this Proposal will obligate the
contractors and subcontractors not to discriminate in employment practices..
2.23.2 Bidders must, if requested, submit as to whether they have
previously performed work subject to the President's Executive Order No.
11246 and No. 11375.
2.23.3 .Bidders must, if requested, submit a compliance report con-
cerning their employment practices and policies in order to maintain their
eligibility to receive the award of the Contract.
2.23.4 Successful Bidders must, if requested, submit a list of all
subcontractors who will perform work on the Project and written signed
statements from-authorized agents of the labor pools with which they will
or may deal for employees on the work, together with supporting information
to the effect that -said -labor-poollaspractices-and- policies-are i n-conformity--
with Executive Order No. 11246 as amended by Executive Order No. 11375 and
that said labor pools will affirmatively cooperate in or offer no hindrance
to the recruitment, employment and equal treatment of employees seeking
employment and performing work under the Contract Agreement or a certifi-
cation as to what efforts have been made to secure such statements when
such agents or labor pools have failed or refused to furnish same prior
to the award of the Contract.
2.23.5 Successful Bidders must be prepared to comply in all respects
with the Contract Documents regarding non-discrimination.
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AVERO HOUSE RESTORATION,
SAINT PHOTOS NATIONAL SHRINE
SAINT GEORGE STREET
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA
GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE
NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA
PAPPAS ASSOCIATES, INC.
ARCHITECTS AND PLANNERS
INVITATION FOR BIDS
INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS AND
SUPPLEMENTARY GENERAL CONDITIONS
SITEWORK AND UTILITIES
SITE PREPARATION, EXCAVATION,
COMPACTION, FILLING, AND GRADING
POURED IN PLACE CONCRETE
TABBY CONCRETE TOPPING
PRE-CAST CONCRETE TOPPING
CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS
PRESSURE TREATED LUMBER
THERMAL AND MOISTURE PROTECTION
WATERPROOFING AND DAMPROOFING
SHEETMETAL WORK & ROOF
CAULKING AND SEALING
WOOD SHAKE ROOF
DOORS, WINDOWS AND HARDWARE
DOORS AND WINDOWS
LATHING AND FURRING FOR
STUCCO AND PLASTER
STUCCO WITH INTEGRALLY
COLORED FINISH COAT
ACOUSTICAL SYSTEM TYPE 3, LAY-IN
UNITS, EXPOSED GRID SYSTEM
CERAMIC TILE GENERAL
HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING
DIVISION A INVITATION FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received by the GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF NORTH
AND SOUTH AMERICA until 2:00 P.M., E.S.T. R 4 197a
1978, in the office of the Architect, PAPPAS ASSOCIATES, INC., Architects
and Planners, A.I.A., 208 Washington Street, Jacksonville, Florida,
at which time and place all bids received will be publicly opened and
read aloud for furnishing all labor and materials for the AVERO HOUSE
RESTORATION, SAINT PHOTOS NATIONAL SHRINE, Saint George Street,
St. Augustine, Florida, for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and
South America. All work shall be done in accordance with the Instructions
to Bidders and Contract Documents pertaining thereto, which drawings
and specifications, instructions, contract documents and form of contract
may be secured or examined in the office of the Architect, PAPPAS
ASSOCIATES, INC., Architects and Planners, A.I.A. at 208 Washington Street,
General Contractors may secure drawings and specifications for
a deposit of $25.00, with a limit of two sets per contractor.
The cost of each set will be refunded to the Bidder upon his
return of the documents to the above address, in consideration
or the Bidder's Agreement hereinafter referred to. Additional
complete sets may be purchased for $25.00 per set. Cost not
refundable except to the successful bidder.
General Contractors, subcontractors, material dealers and other
interested parties may secure full or partial sets of plans
and specifications by paying the printing and handling cost
of plans at the rate of $1.00 per sheet, cost not refundable;
and by depositing the sum of $10.00 per set for specifications,
which cost is refundable upon return of the specifications in
good condition WITHIN 14 DAYS AFTER BID DATE. The payment
for plans and the deposit for specifications must be made by
check payable to PAPPAS ASSOCIATES,INC.,A.I.A.
Each bid must be submitted in duplicate in strict accordance
with the Proposal Form shown in the specifications.
If any General Contractor fails to submit a bona fide bid, his
deposit check shall be forfeited.
A certified check, bid bond, or baak draft of any National or
State Bank, payable to GREEK CRTJODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF NORTH AND
SOUTH AMERICA, in an amount equal to five percent of the bid shal:
be submitted with each bid.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for
satisfactory performance and payment bond or bonds in compli-
ance to the Laws of Florida.
Attention is called to the fact that the Contractor shall ob-
serve and comply with Federal, State and Local Laws relating
to wages and rates of pay.
The OWNER reserves the right to reject any and all bids and
to waive any informalities in the bidding.
No bids shall be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days
subsequent to opening of bids without the consent of the
GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF
NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA
New York/ New York
DIVISION B BIDDING INFORMATION
1. This invitation for bids for furnishing all labor and materials
for the construction of the Avero House Restoration, Saint Photios
National Shrine; consists of the following documents:
a. Instruction to Bidders and General Conditions
b. Form of Proposal
c. Supplementary Conditions
d. Contract Documents
a. Base Bid All work complete as indicated on Drawings and called
for in the Specifications, including two story structure facing St. George
Street, adjacent one story "L" shaped structure and courtyard.
b. Alternates The following deductive alternates refer to the
one story I-" shaped structure, East of match line "A-B":
Alternate I (Deductive): Delete all interior partitions and
ceilings complete, including all finishes, furring, studding
and miscellaneous non structural supports.
Alternate II (Deductive): Delete from the contract all interior
floor finishes. (Tabby and Granite Pavers)
Alternate III (Deductive): Delete all Heating, Airconditioning
and Ventilation Systems complete.
Alternate IV (Deductive): Delete all Electrical Fixtures, Panels,
Outlets, Switches and Wiring complete.
DIVISION 1 INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS & GTLINERL CONDITIONS
1-01. The Contract Documents consist of the Call for Bids,
Proposal, Instructions to Bidders and General Conditions, Spe-
cial Conditions, Drawings, Specifications, Bonds, Contract, and
including all modifications thereof, as therein provided for.
1-02. The Owner, the Contractor, and the Architect are those
mentioned as such in the Contract. They are treated through-
out the Contract Documents as if they were each of the singu-
lar number and masculine gender.
1-03. OYEX, as used herein shall mean The GREEK ORTHODOX
ARCHDIOCESE OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA, New York City, New York.
1-04. ARCHITECT,as used herein shall mean PAPPAS ASSOCIATES,
INC., Architects and Planners, 208 Washington Street, Jackson-
1-05. CONTRACTOR, as used herein refers to "the party of the
second part", of the Contract. The person, firm or corporation
with whom a Contract has been made directly or through accredi-
ted representatives that may have entered into a Contract with
the Owner for the performance of any work on the site of the
building, which work is the work covered by the Contract.
1-06. OTHER CONTRACTORS,as used herein shall mean any person,
firm or corporation with whom a contract has been made by the
OWNER for the performance of any work on the site of this build-
ing, which work is not a portion of the work covered by this
1-07. INSPECTOR,as used herein shall mean any authorized re-
presentative of the Owner assigned to make inspections of mater-
ials furnished or work done by the Contractor, designated by the
Architect or the Owner as such.
1-08. SUBCONTRACTORS, as used herein refers to and shall in-
clude all those performing labor or furnishing materials in the
performance of the work and in privity with or under the super-
vision of the Contractor; and shall include those furnishing
materials worked to a special design, according to the plans
1-09. SUPERINTENDENT,as used herein refers to the executive
representative for the Contractor present on the work at all
times during progress thereof authorized to receive and ful-
fill instructions from the Architect and capable of superin-
tending the work efficiently.
1-10. SURTY, as used herein shall mean the firm, corporation,
or individual which is bound by the Contract Bond with and for
the Contractor, and which engages to be responsible for the
Contractor's acceptable performance of the work and for his
payment of all debts pertaining thereto.
1-11. PROPOSAL GUARANTY, as used herein shall mean either a
Cashier's Check, Certified Check, Trust Company Treasurer's
Check, Bank Draft of any National or State Bank, or a Surety
Bid Bond designated in the Proposal to be furnished by the
Bidder as a guaranty of good faith to enter in contract.
1-12. WRITTEN NOTICE shall be deemed to have been duly served
if delivered in person to the individual or to a member of the
firm or to an officer of the corporation for whom it is intended,
or if delivered at or sent by regular mail to the last business
address known to hin, who gives notice.
1-13. WORK, as used herein means labor and/or materials fur-
nished by the Contractor or subcontractor.
1-14. ALL TIME LIMITS. stated in the Contract Documents are
of the essence of the Contract.
1-15. PREPARATION OF PROPOSAL (a) Each Bidder must sign his
Proposal with his full name, and give his address.
(b) In cases where a firm or corporation submits a Proposal,
the Proposal shall be signed with the full name of each member
of the firm, or the name of the officer or officers of the cor-
poration authorized by its by-laws, in addition to the firm or
corporation signature, with official corporate seal affixed
thereto and the address of such firm or corporation and of such
officer thereof must be given.
(c) Examination of Documents and Site: The Bidder is required
to examine the site of the work, and to examine and become fa-
miliar with the form of Proposal, drawings, specifications to-
gether with any addenda issued thereto and all other forms of
Contractual Documents pertaining to the proposed work; and the
submission of a bid shall be sufficient to establish the pre-
sumption that the Bidder has investigated the site of the work
and is satisfied as to all conditions to be encountered, the
character, quantity and quality of the work to be performed
and materials furnished in the completion thereof.
(d) Modifications and Clarifications prior to receipt of Bids:
If any person, contemplating the submission of a bid for the
proposed work, is in doubt as to the true meaning of any part
of the Drawings, Specifications or other proposed Contract
Documents, he shall submit to the Architect a written request
for an interpretation thereof; should a bidder find discrepan-
cies in, or omissions from, the drawings, specifications or
other proposed Contract Documents, he shall at once notify
the Architect in writing. The person submitting the request
or notification will be responsible for its prompt delivery.
Any interpretation or modification of the proposed documents
will be made only by addendum duly issued and mailed to each
person to whom a set of proposed documents has been issued.
Neither Owner nor Architect will be responsible for oral in-
structions. Neither the Owner nor the Architect will, however,
assume responsibility beyond that of placing such addenda in
the mail addressed to such current address as may be on file
with the Architect.
(e) Standard Basis for Bidding: Where a particular system,
product, or material is specified by name, it shall be consi-
dered as a standard basis for bidding, and as mot satisfactory
for its particular purpose in the building. Any other product
or materials that the Bidder considers equal in all respects
may be substituted under the following conditions only:
First: To insure a uniform basis for bidding, the Contractor
shall base his proposal on the particular system, product or
or materials specified.
Second: The Bidder shall attach to his form of proposal at
the time of submission, a separate sheet, properly identified,
upon which he shall list the particular system, product or ma-
terial that he wishes to substitute and directly opposite each
such item, the amount that he agrees to add or deduct from
his base bid, should substitution be approved by the Owner
and Architect prior to the signing of the contract.
If 'no addition or deduction to the base bid is allowed by the
Bidder for said proposed substitutions, it shall be so stated
opposite the item involved on said attached sheet. Substitu-
tions so submitted shall include any and all adjustments of
that or any other work affected thereby.
Upon request by the Owner and/or Architect the Bidder shall im-
mediately submit complete data on proposed substitutions.
Substitutions shall be permitted and adopted only upon the
written authorization of the Owner and the written approval of
Any proposal submitted that does not conform to the above re-
quirements shall be considered as informal and shall not be
accepted, unless in the opinion of the Owner it is to the best
interest of the Owner that the informality be waived.
1-16. REJECTION OR ACCEPTANCE OF IRREGULAR PROPOSALS
The Owner reserves the right to waive informalities in any pro-
posal; to reject any and all bids; or to accept any one bid.
1-17. WITHDRAWAL OF PROPOSALS: No proposal shall be with-
drawn after it is filed unless the Bidder makes his request
in writing to the Owner prior to the time set for opening bids,
and the request for withdrawal is approved by the Owner. The
Proposal may be withdrawn if the Owner fails to accept it within
Thirty (30) calendar days after the date fixed for opening bids.
1-18. DISQUALIFICATION OF BIDDERS: (a) Only one Proposal from
an individual, firm or partnership, or corporation, under the
same or different names will be considered.
(b) Should it appear to the Owner that any Bidder is interested
in more than one Proposal for the work contemplated, all Pro-
posals in which such Bidder is interested will be rejected.
(c) Should there be any reasonable grounds for the Owner be-
lieving that a collusion or combination exists between Bidders,
all Proposals may be rejected and all such Bidders or parti-
cipants in such combination or collusion will not be considered
in the future Proposals for the same work.
(d) No Proposal or Bid will be considered unless accompanied by
a good faith deposit in the amount and in the form specified
in the Call for Bids.
1-19. RETURN OF PROPOSAL GUARANTIES: All good faith deposits
will be returned immediately after the tabulation and analyses
of the bids except of the two (2) lowest Bidders; these will
be returned within fifteen (15) days following the award of
the Contract and that of the successful Bidder upon the execu-
tion of the Contract.
1-20. LAWS. CODES. AND REGULATIONS TO BE OBSERVED
(a) The Contractor shall familiarize himself, and comply with
all Federal, State, County, and City Laws, ordinances, or
regulations controlling the action or operation of those en-
gaged in the work, or affecting materials used, and govern
himself in accordance with them;
(b) If the Contractor observes that the drawings and specifi-
cations are at variance therewith, he shall promptly notify
the Architect, in writing, and any necessary changes shall be
adjusted as provided in the Contract for changes in the work.
The Contractor shall save harmless the Owner and all of its
officers, agents and servants against any claims or liability
arising from, or based on, the violation of any such laws,
bylaws, ordinances, regulations, orders or decrees, whether by
himself or his employees:
(c) In accordance with this requirement it has not been con-
sidered necessary to enumerate all wiring, plumbing and other
requirements covered by the codes. The Contractor in making
his bid agrees that the requirements of such ordinances will
be as carefully adhered to by him as if they were specifically
set forth in the specifications.
1-21. ROYALTIES, PATENTS AND FEES: (a) The Contractor shall
pay all royalties and license fees.
(b) The Contractor shall be responsible for all infringements
of patent rights and shall save the Owner harmless from loss
on account thereof.
1-22. SURVEYS: The Owner will furnish survey drawings as
to land line and area; all other surveys or layout shall be
the responsibility and at the expense of the Contractor.
1-23. PERMITS: (a) All building permits and licenses necessary
to commence and prosecute the work to completion shall be pro-
cured and paid for by the Contractor.
(b) All easements and rights of way will be procured and paid
for by the Owner unless otherwise specifically provided in the
Contract and Contract Documents.
1-24. CORRELATION & INTENT OF DOCUMENTS: The Contract Docu-
ments are complementary, and what is called for by any one shall
be as binding as if called for by all. The intention of the
Documents is to include all labor and materials, equipment
and transportation necessary for the proper execution of the
1-25. EXECUTION OF CONTRACT: (a) No award will be binding
upon the Owner until the Contract Agreement has been executed.
(b) The Contract shall be signed in duplicate by the Owner and
Contractor. In case the General Conditions, Drawings, or
Specifications are not signed by the Owner and Contractor,
the Architect shall identify them.
(c) At the time of the signing of the Contract, the Contractor
shall file with the Architect and Owner a correct complete
itemized schedule of the different materials or sub-divisions
of the work, giving quantities and unit prices of labor and
materials complete. Each item shall include his due propor-
tion of expense and profit, all arranged in a satisfactory
form. The sub-headings of the specifications shall be used
as a guide in the preparation of such schedule. The complete
schedule shall include everything required for the execution
of the contract and total figures shall equal the contract
price. This schedule shall be for use of the Architect at
his discretion in checking requisitions for payment but it
shall not be binding against the judgment of the Architect.
1-26. EXECUTION OF COMPLETION (SURETY) BOND: (a) The suc-
cessful Bidder shall enter into a formal Contract and furn-
ish a satisfactory performance bond, with corporate surety
authorized to do business in the State of Florida and accep-
table to the Owner, within ten (10) calendar days after notice
of award; the performance bond shall be conditioned well and
truly to perform the Contract and to pay all bills and in-
voices, for labor done and materials furnished in the per-
formance of the work, including guarantee period of one year
against faulty work, and be on the form as provided by the
(b) All bonds must be executed under corporate seal of the surety
and countersigned on the part of the surety by a qualified resi-
dent agent of the company or an attorney in fact with proof of
(c) In case of default on the part of the Contractor, actions
for all expenses incident to ascertaining and collecting
losses under the bond including both Architectural and Legal
services, shall lie against the Bond.
1-27. FAILURE TO EXECUTE CONTRACT: (a) Failure of the Con-
tractor to execute the Contract as provided in these specifi-
cations within ten(10) calendar days from the date of the noti-
fication of the award shall be just cause and the Owner may
annul and void the award and declare forfeiture of the proposal
guarantee or good faith deposit in liquidation of all damages
(b) Award may then be made to the next lowest responsible Bid-
der or the work may be re-advertised or may be constructed by
day labor, as the Owner may decide.
1-28. MEASUREMENTS TO BE VERIFIED: Before ordering any ma-
terials or doing any work, the Contractor shall verify all
measurements at the site and shall be responsible for correct-
ness of same; Contractor shall verify lines, grades, and di-
mensions as shown on drawings and report any errors or incon-
sistencies to Architect before commencing work. Contractor
shall establish lines and grades. No extra charge or compen-
sation will be allowed on account of difference between actual
dimensions and the measurements indicated on the drawings.
As work progresses, Contractor shall verify and layout exact lo-
cations of all partitions, windows, doors, etc. as a guide to
1-29. DISCREPANCIES, INTERPRETATION, AND OMISSIONS: Should
the Contractor find any discrepancies, omissions, or should he
be in doubt as to the meaning of the Contract Documents, he
shall stop work in progress if that work is affected by the
particular discrepancy, omission, or interpretation needed and
consult the Architect. The Contractor shall be held responsi-
ble for any loss or damage where there is a doubt as to uhat
is required when he proceeds with the work without consulting
1-30. GROUPING OF DATA IN SPECIFICATIONS: Titles to divisions
and paragraphs in these Contract Documents are introduced mere-
ly for convenience and are not to be taken as a correct or
complete segregation of the several units of material and labor.
No responsibility, either direct or implied, is assumed by the
Architect for omission or duplications by the Contractor or
his Subcontractors due to real or alleged error in arrangement
of matter in these Contract Documents.
1-31. INSURANCE REQUIRED: (a) The Contractor shall procure
and carry Public Liability Insurance against injury to person
or persons including death i% the sum of not less than $100,000/
300,000 covering any one accident; and shall carry insurance
against property damage in an amount of $100,000 as a minimum
coverage ($100.00 deductible provision allowed). Such insurance
shall protect the Contractor from claims which may arise from
operations under this Contract, whether such operations be
by himself or by any W-ebontractor or anyone directly employed
by either of them.
(b) The Owner shall provide fire insurance on the building,
while under construction, in the name of the Owner and the
Contractor. If windstorm or extended coverage for vandalism
and malicious mischief or other forms of insurance are desired
by the Contractor, he may, at his own expense, have such in-
surance added to the Owner's Builder's Risk Policy or may
purchase such coverage from his own agent.
(c) Insurance covering liability as a result of accidents a-
rising out of boiler explosions, use of hoists, and use of
operating elevators employed in the work, shall be carried
by and at the expense of the Contractor.
(d) The Contractor shall be required to furnish assurance and
evidence that the insurance specified and required to be car-
ried by the Contractor under these articles and/or elsewhere
in and by the Contract and Contract Documents by filing with
the Owner the original policies thereof or standard form of
certificates that said insurance shall not be lapsed or can-
celled during the progress of the work covered thereby prior
to first having given the Owner ten (10) days notice in writing
of intentions so to lapse or cancel same.
(e) Attention is called to the fact that all insurance companies
shall be authorized to do business in the State of Florida.
(f) The Contractor shall maintain the before mentioned insurance
in full force and effect until receipt by the Contractor of
final acceptance of the work by the Owner.
(g) The Contractor will be required to show proof of carriage
of adequate Workmen's Compensation Insurance.
1-32. MATERIALS AND WORYMANSHIP: (a) All labor described
in these specifications or shown on the drawings or the work
described or shown, shall be executed in a thoroughly substan-
tial and workmanlike manner. All materials, fixtures, and ap-
paratus shall be first-class in every respect, and shall be
delivered to the site of the building and installed in undamaged
condition, without exception. All materials, fixtures and ap-
paratus shall be new.
(b) The Contractor shall be responsible for the proper care
and protection of all his materials, equipment, and other sup-
plies delivered at the site.
(c) Whenever material is sold by the manufacturer in sealed
packages, it must be so delivered on the job.
(d) The Contractor shall at all times enforce strict discipline
and good order among his employees, and shall not employ on
the work any unfit person or any one not skilled in the work
assigned to him.
1-33. MATERIAL GUARANTY: (a) Before any Contract is awarded,
the Bidder may be required to furnish in writing a complete
statement of the origin, composition, and manufacturer of any
materials to be used in the work.
(b) A sample shall be left with the Architect and/or Owner when
requested and all subsequent materials used in work under this
Contract shall be equal in every respect to the approved sample.
(c) No substitutions will be permitted unless approval of the
Architect and authorization by the Owner is first obtained in
1-34. APPROVAL OF MATERIALS: (a) The Contractor shall make
written request to the Architect and to the Owner for, and
obtain their written approval of the use of any materials
proposed for use when "approved" materials are specified with-
out mentioning any standard by name.
(b) Contractors shall make a request within two (2) weeks
after Contract is signed and before ordering any materials
(c) If, in the opinion of the Architect, any materials specified
shall no longer be available during the progress of the work,
or if the quality of the material no longer meets with approval
of the Architect, he shall specify an equal which will be sa-
tisfactory to him conditioned of course that such change is
acceptable to the Contractor and to the Owner.
1-35. PROTECTION OF WORK AND PROPERTY: (a) The Contractor
shall continuously maintain adequate protection of all his
work from damage and shall protect the Owner's property from
injury or loss arising in connection with this Contract. He
shall make good any such damage, injury, or loss except such
as may be directly caused by agents or employees of the Owner.
(b) The Contractor shall adequately protect adjacent property
as provided by law and the Contract Documents.
(c) The Contractor shall provide and maintain all passageways,
guard fences, lights and other facilities for protection re-
quired by public authorities or local conditions.
(d) In an emergency affecting the safety of life or of the
work of an adjoining property, the Contractor, without special
instructions or authorization from the Architect or Owner,
is hereby permitted to act at his discretion to prevent such
threatened loss or injury.
(e) Any compensation, claimed by the Contractor on account of
emergency work, shall be determined by agreement.
(f) The Contractor shall carefully protect all trees, shrubs,
hedges, not specified as being removed, from injury during build-
ing work and pay for damages to same resulting from insufficient
or improper protection.
(g) The Contractor shall send proper notices, make all neces-
sary arrangements and perform all other services required for
the care, protection and maintenance of all Public Utilities,
including mail boxes, fire plugs, telephone poles and telegraph
poles and wires, and all other items of this character on or
around the building site.
(h) Building materials, Contractor's equipment, and other sup-
plies may be stored on the premises but the placing of same
shall be subject to the approval of the Architect. The Con-
tractor shall provide, maintain and remove when directed, suita-
ble, substantial, water-tight storage sheds upon the premises
where directed in which he shall store all materials which
would be damaged by weather. This shall in no manner relieve
the Contractor from full responsibility for such materials.
(i) Where materials are not sold or furnished in packages or
containers, the Contractor when requested by the Architect,
shall obtain invoices from the manufacturer or their agents
covering such materials showing the name and brand of the ma-
terials furnished, which invoices must be furnished to the
Architect. All materials shall be of first quality and new.
1-36. ASSIGNMENT: Neither party to the Contract shall sell,
assign or sublet the same without the written consent of the
other, nor shall a Contractor assign any moneys due or to be-
come due to the Contractor by reason of the Contract without
the previous written consent of the Owner and of the surety
on the Contractor's bond, all approved by the Attorney for the
1-37. CONTRACTOR LIABLE AND RESPONSIBLE TO THE OWNER: (a) The
Contractor shall be held liable by the Owner for the performance
of all work provided for under this Contract. These specifi-
cations make no attempt to fix the scope of the work of any
Subcontractor nor the responsibilities of any such subcontrac-
tor, it being understood that the Contractor shall fix the
scope of all work and responsibilities of the Subcontractor.
(b) Any disputes which may arise in this connection between the
Contractor and any Subcontractor must be settled between the
parties concerned and the Owner and the Architect will not
undertake, nor be in any way responsible for the settlement of
(c) No Subcontractor shall under any condition, relieve the
Contractor of his liabilities and obligations to the Owner
under his Contract and the Contractor shall be solely respon-
sible to the Owner as provided for herein.
1-38. DELAYS AND DAMAGES: OWNERS RIGHT TO TERMINATE THE CONTRACT
(a) Should the Contractor refuse or fail to prosecute the work
or any part thereof properly and diligently and in substantial
accord and compliance with the schedule or schedules agreed upon
and filed with the Architect, or any extension thereof; or if
the Contractor should fail or refuse to perform any requirement
or provision of the contract specified to be performed by the
Contractor, then and in either event, the Owner after ten (10)
days written notice to the Contractor of the default, may take
over the work, or such portion thereof as may be in default or
arrears, and correct the fault and make good the deficiency
and the cost thereof will be deducted from the Contract price
and may be withheld from any amount due or that may become due
the Contractor from the Owner; or, at the Owner's option, may
declare the entire Contract terminated and take possession of
all materials, tools, machinery, equipment and appliances on
the site of the work and complete the work by the Owner's own
forces or in such other manner and means as the Owner may deem
necessary or expedient; the Owner to remain accountable to the
Contractor only for such methods and the Contract price, the
Contractor and his sureties remaining at all times liable to
the Owner for any deficit remaining between the cost of the
completion of the work by either of the methods aforesaid
and the contract price; provided that the exercise of any right
or option in this article reserved by or granted to the Owner
shall not be in prejudiced, estoppel or bar of any other right
or remedy the Owner may have under the full terms of the Con-
tract and Contract Documents. Upon terminating the Contract,
the Contractor shall be liable for the payment of liquidated
damages which have accrued from the completion date as esta-
blished in the Contract up to and including the Contractor's
right to proceed.
(b) The Contract shall not be terminated nor the Contractor
charged with liquidated damages because of any delays due
to unforeseable causes beyond the fault or negligence of the
Contractor, including but not restricted to acts of God, acts
of Government, acts of the Owner, fires, floods, epidemics,
strikes (with which the Contractor has no direct connections),
and unusually severe weather. The Contractor shall within ten
(10) days from the beginning of such delay notify the Owner
in writing the causes of the delay and the Owner shall, when
in its judgment the findings of fact justify such an extension,
extend this time for completing the work.
(c) The Contractor shall take into account all contingent work
which has to be done by other parties, arising from any cause
whatsoever, and shall not plead his want of knowledge of said
contingent work as an excuse for delay in his work, or for
the non-performance thereof.
(d) LIQUIDATED DAMAGES: Because the actual damages for delay
in completion are impossible of determination, the Contractor
and his sureties shall be liable for and shall pay to the Owner
stipulated as fixed, agreed and liquidated damages the sum of
One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) for each calendar day of delay
until the work is completed and accepted.
1-39. CONTRACTOR'S RIGHT TO TERMINATE THE CONTRACT: Should
the work be stopped by any public authority for a period of
thirty (30) days or more, through no fault of the Contractor,
or should the work be stopped through act or neglect of the
Owner for a period of fifteen (15) days, or should the Owner
fail to pay the Contractor any payment within seven days
after it is due, then the Contractor upon seven days' written
notice to the Owner, may stop work or terminate the Contract
and recover from the Owner payment for all work executed and
any loss sustained and reasonable profit and damages.
1-40. SEPARATE CONTRACTS: The Owner reserves the right to
let other Contracts in connection with the work involved and
the Contractor shall cooperate with any other Contractors on
1-41. ARCHITECT'S STATUS: (a) The Architect will have general
supervision and direction of the work.
(b) The Architect is the agent of the Owner only to the ex-
tent specified in the Contract Documents; beyond which the
Architect will exhibit special written authority to the Con-
tractor in special instances. The Architect is given and at
times will retain authority to stop the progress of the work
whenever in the opinion of the Architect such stoppage is
necessary to insure proper execution of the work and fulfillment
of the Contract.
1-42. ARCHITECT'S DECISIONS: It shall be the duty of the Ar-
chitect, within a reasonable time and as promptly as possible,
to make and render decisions in the interpretation of the
specifications, the drawings, and other Contract Documents;
and as well, other matters of controversy arising between the
Owner and the Contractor. The Architect's decision shall be
final, reserving to both the Owner and the Contractor the
right to resort to arbitration or to the courts, if either
shall feel aggrieved.
1-43. SHOP DRAWINGS: The Contractor shall submit, with such
promptness as to cause no delay in his work, or in that of any
other Contractor, six (6) copies of all shop drawings and sched-
ules required for the work of the various trades to the Archi-
tect for approval. During the work specified or shown on
the shop drawings the Contractor shall make no deviation from
the approved drawings, and the changes made thereon by the
Architect, if any.
1-44. DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS ON THE SITE: The Contrac-
tor shall keep one copy of the Contract Documents and one
copy of the shop drawings on the building site, in good order
available to the Architect and to his representatives. The
shop drawings shall be as approved by the Architect.
1-45. WATER FOR BUILDING WORK: The Contractor shall provide
a temporary water line sufficient to supply all water needed
for the construction work contemplated under this Contract,
and shall pay for all permits and for all water used by him
or subcontractors working for him under this Contract.
1-46. ELECTRICAL ENERGY: (a) The Contractor shall pay for
any electrical energy or power lines used for work under this
(b) If the Contractor desires to use the power metered to the
Owner, permission will be granted provided he connects his power
lines to the place designated by the Architect and provided
he pays for the power in accordance with a rate set by the Owner.
1-47. CLEANING UP: (a) The Contractor shall keep the premises
free from accumulation of waste material and rubbish and at
the completion of the work he shall remove from the premises
all rubbish, implements, and surplus materials and leave the
building broom clean.
(b) Any salvage resulting from clearing, grubbing, grading,
draining, remodeling or altering any existing facilities on
this site shall be the Property of the Owner; and this material
shall be piled or stacked on the site if the Owner desires this
material. If this material is not desired by the Owner, it
shall be disposed of by the Contractor at his expense.
1-48. Inspection of the Work: (a) The Contractor shall per-
mit and facilitate inspection of the work by the Owner and his
agents and public authorities at all times.
(b) If any work should be covered up without approval or con-
sent of the Architect, it must, if required by the Architect,
be uncovered for examination at the Contractor's expense.
(c) In case mill or factory inspection is called for, the
Contractor shall notify the suppliers that the material shall
not be produced or fabricated without due notice to the Architect.
1-49. Superintendent: Supervision: The Contractor shall keep
on his work, during its progress, a competent superintendent
and any necessary assistants, all satisfactory to the archi-
tect and to the Owner. The superintendent shall not be changed
except with the written consent of the Architect and the Owner,
unless the superintendent proves to be unsatifactory to the
Contractor and ceases to be in his employ. The superintendent
shall represent the Contractor in his absence and all directions
given to him shall be as binding as if given to the Contractor.
Important directions shall be confirmed on written request in
The Contractor shall give efficient supervision to the work,
using his best skill and attention. He shall carefully study
and compare all drawings, specifications and other instructions
and shall at once report to the Architect any error, inconsistency
or omission which he may discover.
1-50. Payments to the Contractor: (a) Ninety percent (90%)
At no time during the course of construction will the Architect
certify nor will the Owner make to the Contractor payments in
amounts equal to greater than ninety percent (90%) of the value
of the work performed, including materials properly delivered to
and stored at the site. Payments by the Owner to the Contractor
will be made once each month provided the following procedure
is followed: The Contractor's request for payment shall be
submitted in three copies to the Architect by the 5th day of
each month, giving the information required regarding the work
during the period covered by said requisition. After the Archi-
tect has approved the requisition to correctness, it shall be
presented to the Owner. Payment checks will be made by the
Owner by the 20th day of the month provided that the Contrac-
tor has complied with the above prescribed procedure, and pro-
vided that such estimates have been approved by the Architect
and delivered to the Owner also in accordance with the above
(b) One Hundred Percent (100%) Payment:
(1) Release of Liens:
Upon completion of the Contract, the Contractor shall submit re-
lease of liens, or at no additional cost to the Owner a bond
satisfactory to the Owner to indemnify him against lien, and/or
other evidence satisfactory to the Owner that all payrolls,
material bills, and other indebtedness incurred by the Con-
tractor in connection with the construction of the project
have been paid in full.
(2) Approval for Payment:
After the above stipulated evidence has been submitted and
written notice has been given the Owner that the work is ready
for final inspection and acceptance, the work will be inspected
by or under the direction of the Owner and when it is found
that the work is acceptable under the Contract, and that the
Contract has been fully performed, including the delivery of
"as built" drawings by the Contractor to the Architect, the
Architect will issue a final approval stating that the work
provided for in this Contract has been completed and has been
inspected under the terms and conditions hereof, and that the
considerations herein provided for is due under the Contract
to the Contractor, and noted in such final approval, whereupon
after such inspection and acceptance, final payment, shall be
due within thirty (30) days, provided the work be then fully
completed and the Contract fully performed.
1-51. PAYMENTS WITHHELD: (a) The Architect may withhold or,
on account of subsequently discovered evidence, nullify the
whole or a part of any payment approval to such extent as may
be necessary to protect the Owner from loss on account of:
1. Defective work not remedied.
2. Claims filed or reasonable evidence indicating probable
filing of claims.
3. Failure of the Contractor to make payments properly
to the Subcontractor or for material or labor.
4. A reasonable doubt that the Contract can be completed
for the balance then unpaid.
5. Damage to another Contractor.
1-52. CHANGES IN THE WORK: (a) The Owner, without invalidating
the Contract, may order extra work or make changes by altering,
adding to or deducting from the work, the Contract Sum being
adjusted accordingly. All such work shall be executed under
the conditions of the original Contract except that any claim
for extension of time caused thereby shall be adjusted at the
time of ordering such change.
(b) All change orders and adjustments shall be in writing and
approved by the Architect and Owner; otherwise, no claim for
extras will be allowed.
1-53. DEDUCTIONS FOR UNCORRECTED WORK: If the Architect and
the Owner deem it inexpedient to correct work injured or done
not in accordance with the Contract, an equitable deduction
from the contract price shall be made therefore.
1-54. CORRECTION OF WORK BEFORE FINAL PAYMENT: The Contrac-
tor shall promptly remove from the premises all materials con-
demned by the Architect as failing to conform to the Contract,
whether incorporated in the work or not, and the Contractor shall
promptly replace and re-execute his own work in accordance with
the Contract and without expense to the Owner and shall bear
the expense of making good all work of other Contractors de-
stroyed or damaged by such removal or replacement.
If the Contractor does not remove such condemned work and materi-
als within a reasonable time, fixed by written notice, the Owner
may remove them and may store the material at the expense of the
Contractor. If the Contractor does not pay the expenses of
such removal within ten days' time thereafter, the Owner may,
upon ten days' written notice, sell such materials at auction
or at private sale and shall account for the net proceeds there-
of, after deducting all the costs and expenses that should have
been borne by the Contractor.
1-55. GUARANTEE: The Contractor shall guarantee his work for
a period of at least one year from the date of issuance of ap-
proval of final inspection. Neither the final approval of
payment nor any provision in the Contract Documents shall re-
lieve the Contractor of the responsibility for negligence
or faulty materials or workmanship within the extent and period
provided by law and upon written notice he shall remedy any
defects due thereto and pay all expenses for any damage to other
work resulting therefrom.
Said notice of defects will be issued by the Architect or the
Owner. Upon receipt by the Contractor of such written notice,
the Contractor shall immediately investigate any and all claimed
defects. Should the Contractor feel that any claimed defect is
invalid, he shall so advise, in writing, the issuer within ten
(10) days after receipt of said notice.
Defects shall be remedied by the Contractor immediately and
within thirty (30) days after receipt of said notice. Upon
completion of such corrective measures, the Contractor shall
so notify in writing the issuer.
1-56. EXTRA WORK: (a) Each Bidder shall call attention of
all Sub-bidders for work under Sub-contracts to the following,
which shall also apply to the (General) Contractor.
(b) No claims for "extra work" will be allowed by the Architect
unless authority for same, in writing, has been obtained from
the Owner, which authorization will be signed by the Owner.
(c) Should either the Contractor for this work or any Sub-
contractor start on any such work without making a claim in
writing, it will be construed as an acceptance by them of such
work as being. required under their Contract, and no future claim
for any "Extra" for same will be considered or allowed by the
(d) Claims for "Extras" or additions by a Subcontractor shall
be made by him to the "Contractor" who shall at once transmit
it to the Architect, which Architect shall submit justification
to the Owner for his consideration.
(e) The value of any extra work or change shall be determined
in one or more of the following ways:
1. By estimate and acceptance in a lump sum.
2. By unit prices names in the Contract or subsequently
3. By cost plus and added percentage, or by cost plus a
All extra work done on the basis of Item 3 above shall be per-
formed by such labor, tools and equipment as may be specified
by the Owner, and will be paid for in the following manner:
1. For all labor and foreman in direct charge of the specified
operations, the Contractor shall be allowed the amount paid
for wages by him for each day and every hour that said labor
and foreman are actually engaged in such work, and the new
cost of Insurance. Social Security, Workmen's Compensation,
Bonds, and Permits; to which shall be added an amount equal
to ten (10) percent of the sum thereof, which shall be con-
sidered as full compensation for overhead, including general
supervision and the furnishing and repairing of small tools
and ordinary equipment used on the contract and Contractor's
2. For all material used, the Contractor shall receive the ac-
tual cost of such materials, delivered at the site as shown
by the original receipted bills, to which the percentage shown
above shall be added.
3. For any special equipment or machinery required for the
economical performance of the extra work, the Contractor shall
receive a reasonable rental price, to be agreed upon in writing
before such work is begun, for each and every hour that said
special equipment is in use on the work, to which sum no per-
centage shall be added. Said rental price shall not exceed
rates as provided in the latest current construction-equipment
rental schedule as published by Associated General Contractors.
(f) The Contractor shall keep a careful record of all labor
and material used in connection with all work done by him,
except in a Lump Sum basis, and supported by a daily time and
material report, which time and material shall be in addition
to the Contractor's records covering Lump Sum work. These
records must be made on proper form, and must be available to
the Architect or his inspectors at all times.
(g) All requests for payments for items other than Lump Sum
items must be compiled from said records, and be broken down
sufficiently to enable them to be checked by the Architect
against the Contractor's daily records.
1-57. AS-BUILT DRAWINGS: At the completion of work under
this Contract the Contractor shall deliver to the Architect
a set of the general construction drawings upon which shall be
clearly indicated the exact location of all plumbing, heating,
gas piping, and electrical work as actually constructed, in-
cluding but not limited to, dimensioned location of buried lines.
The Contractor shall take extreme care in properly recording
all changes from the original drawings made during the course
This is a critical item and final payment will be withheld the
Contractor until "as-built" drawings are furnished the Architect
or the Owner.
1-58. TEMPORARY SANITARY PROVISIONS: The Contractor shall pro-
vide and maintain in a neat and sanitary condition such accomo-
dations for the use of his employees as may be necessary to
comply with the regulations of the State Board of Health and
the local health authorities. No nuisance will be permitted.
Upon completion of work such facilities shall be removed and
the premises left in sanitary condition.
FORM OF CONTRACT BOND
STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF ST. JOHNS
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That we
(Hereinafter called the "Principal") and
(Hereinafter called the "Surety") are held and firmly bound
unto the GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA,
New York City, New York, (Hereinafter called the "Owner"), in the
penal sum of Dollars ($ ) for the paymer
of which we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, administrators,
successors and assigns for the faithful performance of a
certain written contract dated the day of
19 entered *ito between the Principal and the Said Owner
f6r the Construction of AVERO HOUSE RESTORIO SAIT PHCOIOS NATIONAL SHRINE,
Saintt-eorge -St-eet, St. Augustine, Florida/
A copy of which said contract is incorporated herein by re-
ference and is made a part hereof as if fully copied herein.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CONDITIONS OF THIS OBLIGATION ARE SUCH, that
if the Principal shall in all respects comply with the terms and
conditions of said contract and his obligations thereunder, in-
cluding the Contract Documents (which include the Call for Bids,
form of Proposal, Form of Contract, Form of Surety Bond, In-
structions to Bidders) and the Specifications therein referred
to and made apart thereof, and such alterations as may be made
and shall indemnify and save harmless the said Owner against
and from all costs, expense, damages, injury or conduct, want
of care or skill, negligence of default, including catent in-
fringement, on the part of said Principal, his agents or em-
ployees in the execution of performance of said Contract, and
further, if such "Contractor" or"Contractors" shall promptly
make payments to all persons supplying him, them or it, labor,
materials and supplies, used directly or indirectly by said
contractor, contractors, subcontractors in the prosecution of
the work provided for in said contract, this obligation shall
be void otherwise, the Principal and Surety jointly and several-
ly agree to pay to the Owner any difference between the sum
to which the said Principal would be entitled on the completion
of the Contract, and that which the Owner may be obligated
to pay for the completion of the said work by contract or other-
wise, and to pay any damages, direct or indirect, or conse-
quential, which the said Owner may sustain on account of the
failure of the said Contractor to properly and in all things,
keep and execute all of the provisions of said Contract.
And the said Principal and Surety hereby further bind themselves,
their successors, heirs, executors, administrators and assigns,
jointly and severally, that they will amply and fully protect
the said Owner against and will pay any and all amounts, damages,
costs and judgments which may be recovered against or which
the Owner may be called upon to pay to any person or corpora-
tion by reason of any damage arising from the performance of
said work, or of the repair or maintenance thereof, or the
manner of doing the same, or the neglect of the said Principal
or his agents or servants, or the improper performance of the
said work by the Principal or his agents or servants, or the in-
fringement of any patent rights by reason of the use of any
material furnished or work done, as aforesaid, or otherwise.
And the said Principal and Surety hereby further bind them-
selves, their successors, heirs, executors, administrators
and assigns, jointly and severally, to repay the Owner any sum
which the Owner may be compelled to pay because of any lien for
labor or material furnished for the work embraced by said Con-
And the said Surety, for value received, hereby stipulates and
agrees that no change, extension of time, alteration or addi-
tion to the terms of the contract or to the work to be per-
formed thereunder or the specifications accompanying the same
shall in any wise affect its obligations on this bond, and it
does hereby waive notice of any such change, extension of time,
alteration or addition to the terms of the contract or to the
work or to the specifications.
IN TESTIMONY 'HEREOF, witness the hands and seals of the Parties
hereto this day of _, 19
Executed in counterparts
B y ... .....
FORM OF CONTRACT BOND
FORM OF PROPOSAL
FURNISHING LABOR AND MATERIALS FOR THE
CUNSTIRCTION OF AVERO HOUSE RESTORATION,
SAINT PHOTOS NATIONAL SHRINE, SAINT GEORGE
STREET, ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA, FOR THE
GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF NORTH AND
The undersigned, as Bidder, hereby declares that the only person
or persons interested in the Proposal as Principal or Principals
is, or are, named herein and that no other person than herein
mentioned has any interest in this Proposal or in the contract
to be entered into; that this Proposal is made without connection
with any other person, company or parties making a bid or pro-
posal; and that it is in all respects fair and in good faith,
without collusion or fraud.
The Bidder further declares that he has examined the site of the
work and informed himself fully in regard to all conditions
pertaining to the places where the work is to be done; that
he has examined the plans and specifications for this work pre-
pared by PAPPAS ASSOCIATES, INC., Architects and Planners,
and contractual documents relative thereto, and has read all
special provisions furnished prior to the opening of bids
that be has satisfied himself relative to the work to be per-
The Bidder proposes and agrees, if this Proposal is accepted, to contract
with GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA, New York,City,
New York, in the form of Contract specified, to furnish all necessary
materials, equipment, machinery, tools, apparatus, means of transportation
and labor necessary to complete the construction of AVERO HOUSE RESTORATION,
ST. PHOTIOS NATIONAL SHRINE, St. Augustine, Florida, with a definite
understanding that no money will be allowed for extra work except as set
forth in the General Conditions and Contract Documents for the sum of:
Base Bid: (Dollars) ($)
I Alternate I, Deduct from Base Bid ($ )
II Alternate II, Deduct from Base Bid ($ )
III Alternate III, Deduct from Base Bid ($ )
IV Alternate IV, Deduct from Base Bid ($ )
The Bidder further proposes and agrees to commence work under
his contract on a date to be specified in a written order of the
Owner and shall complete all work thereunder within 150 consecu-
tive calendar days from and after said date.
The Bidder further proposes and agrees that, in case of failure
on his part to execute the said contract and the bond within
seven (7) consecutive calendar days after written notice being
given of the award of the contract and check accompanying this
bid, and the monies payable thereon, shall be paid into funds
of the GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA,
as liquidated damages for such failure; otherwise the check
accompanying this Proposal shall be returned to the undersigned.
Attached hereto is a certified check or bank draft on the Bank of
for the sum of Dollars
($__ )made payable to The GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE
OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA.
The full names and residences of persons and firms interested
in the foregoing bid, as Principals, are as follows:
ADDENDUM RECEIPT: Bidders shall acknowledge below the receipt
of any and all addenda, if any, to the plans
and specifications, listing the Addenda by number and date:
Addendum No. Date
Addendum No. Date
Addendum No. Date
Addendum No. Date
FORM OF PROPOSAL
S= .. FORM OF CONSTRUCTION AGREEMENT
This agreement made and entered into on the day of
19 by and between party of the
first part, and GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF NORTH AND SOUTH
AMERICA, New York City, New York, part of the second part:
That the first party, for the consideration hereinafter fully
set out, hereby agrees with the second part as follows:
1. That the first party shall furnish all the materials and perform
all of the work for and in connection with the construction of the
Avero House Restoration, Saint Photios National Shrine, St. Augustine,
Florida, in a manner and form as provided by the following enumerated
specifications and documents which are attached hereto and made a
part hereof as if fully contained herein:
1. Call for Bids
2. Instructions to Bidders apd General Conditions
3. Detailed Specifications
4. Form of Construction Agreement
5. Form of Contract Bond
2. That the first-party shall commence the work to be performed
under this agreement on a date to be specified in a written
order of the second party, and shall fully complete all work
hereunder within 150! consecutive calendar days from
3. The second party hereby agrees to pay to the first party
for the faithful performance of this agreement the sum of
in lawful money of the United States of America.
4. Applications for partial payments shall be submitted by
the first party by the 5th day of the month and payment shall
be made by the second party upon approval by the Architect,
by the 20th day of the month.
Amount of each partial payment shall be the amount of estimate
of work performed during the preceding calendar month by the
first party, less such deductions as may be made by the
Architect in conformity with the General Conditions, and less
ten percent (10%) of such corrected amount. The said ten
percent (10%) shall be retained by the second party, and until
the Architect issues his final approval that the work herein
contracted for has been completed in accordance with the
approved Contract Documents.
5. Upon submission by the first part of evidence satisfactory
to the second party that all payrolls, material bills and other
cost and liability incurred by the first party in connection
with the construction of the work have been paid in full, final
payment on account of the first party of all work covered by
this agreement and the acceptance of such work by the second
6. It is mutually agreed between the parties hereto that time is
the essence of this contract, and in the event the construction
of the work is not completed within the time herein specified it
is agreed that from the compensation otherwise to be paid to the
Contractor, the second party may retain the sum of One Hundred
Dollars ($100.00) per dayfor each day thereafter, Sundays and Holidays
included, that the work remains inccmpleted, which sum shall represent
the actual damages which the Owner will have sustained per day by
failure of the Contractor to complete the work within the time
stipulated, and this sum is not a penalty, being the stipulated
damage the second party will have sustained in event of such default
by the first party.
7. It is further mutually agreed between the parties hereto
that if, at any time after the execution of this agreement and
the surety bond entered into for its faithful performance, the
second party shall deem the surety or sureties upon such bond
to be unsatisfactory, or if, for any reason, such bond ceases
to be adequate to cover the performance of the work, the first
party shall, at its own expense, within five (5) days after the
receipt of notice from the second party so to do, furnish an
additional bond or bonds in such form and amount and with such
surety or sureties as shall be satisfactory to the second party.
In such event no further payment to the first party shall be
deemed to be due under this agreement until such new or addi-
tional security for the faithful performance of the work shall
be furnished in manner and form satisfactory to the second party.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the parties hereto have executed this-agree-
ment on the day and date first above written in two counter-
parts, each of which shall without proof or accounting for the
other counterpart, to be deemed an original contract.
GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF
NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA, New York
City, New York
(As to the party of the first
(As to the party of the Second
FORM OF CONSTRUCTION AGREEMENT
DIVISION 1A SUPPLEMENTARY GENERAL CONDITIONS
1. Add the following to the GENERAL CONDITIONS.
(a) Article 1-04. Architect as used herein shall mean
"PAPPAS ASSOCIATES, INC., Architects and Planners".
(b) Article l(e) We call attention to this article to remind the
bidders of the requirement to submit a list of subcontractors they
plan to use at the time of bidding.
(c) Article 26: The contractor shall furnish as a part of his bid,
the number of consecutive calendar days he will require to complete
the work. The time will commence from the date of "NOTICE TO PROCEED".
Liquidated damages in the amount of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) per
ca;endar day will be assessed, at the Owner's discretion, for each
calendar day of delay in the completion of the contract.
2. Enumeration of Plans and Specifications: Following are the
Plans and Specifications which form a part of this Contract.
1. Site Plan
2. Floor & Roof Framing Plans Section "A"
3. Floor Plans Section "A"
4. Elevations Section "A" .
5. Cross Section & Details Section "A"
/6. Door Schedule & Miscellaneous Details
7. Electrical Floor Plans Section "A"
8. As Built Floor Plans Section "A"
9. As Built Framing Plans Section "A"
10. Slab Plan Section "B"
11. Floor Plan Section "B" and Finish Schedule
12. Reflected Ceiling Plan Section "B"
13. Exterior Elevations Section "B"
14. Roof Framing Plan Cross Section Sectibn "B"
15. Mechanical Plan Section "B"
16. Electric Power Plan Section "B" & Riser Diagrams
17. Lighting Plan Section "B"
Lighting Fixture Schedule
INVITATION FOR BIDS
INSTRUCTION TO BIDDERS AND GENERAL CONDITIONS
SUPPLEMENTRAY GENERAL CONDITIONS
SITEWORK AND UTILITIES
SITE PREPARATION, EXCAVATION, COMPACTION, FILLING
POURED IN PLACE CONCRETE
TABBY CONCRETE TOPPING
PRE-CAST CONCRETE TOPPING
CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS
PRESSURE TREATED LUMBER
THERMAL AND MOISTURE PROTECTION
WATERPROOFING AND DAMPROOFING
SHEETMETAL WORK AND ROOF ACCESSORIES
CAULKING AND SEALING
WOOD SHAKE ROOF
DOORS, WINDOWS AND HARDWARE
DOORS AND WINDOWS
LATHING AND FURRING FOR STUCCO AND PLASTER
STUCCO AND INTEGRALLY COLORED FINISH COAT
ACOUSTICAL SYSTEM TYPE 3, LAY-IN UNITS
EXPOSED GRID SYSTEM
CERAMIC TILE GENERAL
HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING
S-: ~~-DIVISOIDN2 -iSITEWORK AND UTILITIES
DIVISION 2A DEMOLITION
2A-01. Scope: The Contractor is responsible for visiting the
site to familarize himself with existing conditions. As built
drawings are furnished and shall be compared with the "Restored"
drawings to determine extent of demolition required. Remove
existing roof, second floor framing, partitions, fireplace and
chimney, all windows, doors and frames, concrete tie beam at
arches. Contractor shall exercise extreme care to preserve
existing exterior and interior walls not indicated to be removed.
Existing Tie Rods, reinforcing existing walls, shall remain in
place. Coordinate demolition work with new construction.
DIVISION 2B SITE PREPARATION, EXCAVATION, COMPACTION, FILLING
2B-01. Clear and dispose of all obstructions and all perishable
and other objectionable matter of every description above and/or
below ground surface for building addition, within 20 inches
of ground surface. Remove roots larger than 1/4", stumps and logs
No roots shall remain under footings or slabs. Hand excavate
new footings. Carefully remove only paving required to place
footings for "Reja." Excavations for footings i shall be to
existing coquiha footings only. Verify exact locations and report
discrepancies to Architect.
2B-02. Fill for Building Addition: where shown on Drawings
shall be furnished, moved, spread and compacted by General
Contractor. Fill shall be compacted as specified below in this
2B-03. Backfill and Grade about the structure as far as practi-
cable as the work progresses. Unless specific permission is
obtained no backfill shall be placed against walls within seven
days after concrete has been poured. Backfill of trenches with
material free from vegetable matter and refuse shall progress as
rapidly as the construction and testing of the work will permit.
Grade and clean areas outside of the building to finish grades
and to drain water away from the building.
2B-04. Fill under Slabs: where necessary or indicated on
drawings. The layer immediately underneath the slab shall
consist of clean free draining sand, free from excessive clay or
loam. Place fills in layers not exceeding 6 inches at any one
time. Thoroughly inundate with water each layer at time of
placing and compact by mechanical tamping to 95% minimum density.
2B-05. Termite Protection: Prior to placing the concrete floor
slabs, the entire area of the building shall be poisoned by a
reputable termite contractor with a certificate of same delivered
to Owner. Bond shall be renewable for a five year period. Termite
treatment shall be by one of the following in water or oil solution:
(1) Benzene Hexachlorida 0.8 percent Gamma Isomer
(2) Chlordane 1.0 percent
(3) Lindane 0.8 percent
(4) Dieldrin 0.3 percent
(5) DDT 8.0 percent (in oil solution only)
Apply at the rate of a gallon per square foot of area plus
two gallons per linear foot along outside wall and where slab
is pierced for piping, columns or joints.
2B-06. Site Grading is not required under this contract.
2B-07. Sodding and Landscaping is not a part of this contract.
Site will be left clean and raked.
DIVISION 2C DRAINAGE STRUCTURE
Construct Grate inlet and dry well as per detail on the
Architectural drawing. Because of the peculiar conditions
of this site, close coordination between the trades involved
will be required to insure proper site drainage.
DIVISION 3 CONCRETE WORK -
DIVISION 3A POURED-IN-PLACE CONCRETE
3A-01. SCOPE OF WORK: Extent: The work required under this
section consists of all concrete work and related items neces-
sary to complete the work indicated on drawings and described
in Specifications, including:
1. The preparation of all detail drawings.
2. The furnishing of all labor, materials, tools and other
construction equipment, including forms, shores, scaffolds,
hoists, bracing, etc., necessary or incidental to the accom-
plishment of the completed structure.
3. The furnishing and installation of all concrete work.
4. The furnishing and installation of all reinforcing steel.
5. The patching and cleaning of all work when necessary.
3A-02. MATERIALS: (a) Cement: Cement shall be an approved
brand of Portland, meeting requirements of ASTM Standard Specifi-
cation C-150. Type 1 cement shall be used. It shall be de-
livered to job in original sacks of one cubic foot. Use no
cement claimed from bags or leaking containers. Use cement
in sequence of receipt of shipments, unless otherwise directed.
Cement will be accepted on basis of manufacturer's mill certi-
ficate of compliance with ASTM specifications.
(b) Fine Aggregate: Sand for concrete work shall conform to
the current ASTM Specification C-33, and shall be composed of
clean, uncoated grains of strong material.
(c) Coarse Agqregate: The coarse aggregate shall be gravel,
crushed stone, or slag conforming to the current ASTM Specifi-
cation C-33 and shall be composed of clean, uncoated grains
of strong material, well graded from fine to a maximum size
not larger than one-inch.
(d) Water: Water used in mixing concrete shall be clean and
free from injurious amount of oil, acids, alkali, organic
materials, or other deleterious substances.
(q) chemical Admixtures; ASTM C-494 Type D, containing no
.~!6guz 21m l orde, ugae or lignosulfonic acids and their salts.
~A% i~3 wA.ng admixtures are approved: Plastiment manufactured
b 84ia Chemical Company, Retardwell manufactured by Johns-
~nWAli: StanQtard manufactured by L. Sonneborn Sons, Inc.
() Air EntrainiJ n Aqent: ASTM C-260.
(g9) EKansion Joint Material: Material shall be 1/2 inch thick
Premnzded expansion joint filler strips conforming to Federal
Specification No. HH-F-334, Type 1, Class "B" or such thickness
as noted on drawings.
3A-03. STORAGE OF MATERIALS: Cement and aggregate shall be
stored in a manner that will prevent deterioration or intrusion
of foreign matter. Any material which has deteriorated or
which has been damaged shall not be used for cement.
3A-04. PROPORTIONS: Unless otherwise specifically noted on
the drawings, all concrete shall be proportioned by weight so
as to give an ultimate compressive strength of 3,000-lbs. per
square inch at 28-days. Use not less than 5-1/2 sacks of ce-
ment to the yard of concrete for 3,000-lbs. per square inch
) 3A-05. DESIGN OF CONCRETE MIXES: All concrete shall be con-
trolled mix concrete conforming to ASTM C-94, with tests made
to determine the exact amount of cement and proper proportion
and grading of aggregate together with quantity of water re-
quired for strength of concrete shown above. All concrete mix
shall be designed by an approved testing laboratory with all
costs paid by the Contractor. The laboratory shall design the
mix to secure workability with as little water and for as little
shrinkage as is practicable, consistent with the design strength
in accordance with A.C.I. Standard Recommended Practice for De-
sign of Concrete Mixes (A.C.I. 602). Proper allowance shall
be made for moisture content of the aggregate.
3A-06. SAMPLES AND TESTING: (a) All testing of materials, ex-
cept cements and reinforcements, shall be done by an independent
testing laboratory, satisfactory to the Architect, with results
of all tests furnished in triplicate, including a definite labo-
ratory statement that same does or does not meet requirements.
Reports shall be made by laboratory directly to the Architect
within 48 hours of test.
> 3A-07. MIXING AND PLACING CONCRETE: (a) Trenches shall be in-
spected and approved by the Architect before pouring concrete.
(b) The preparation for placing, mixing of concrete, conveying
and depositing shall be in accordance with Chapter 4, A.C.I.
#318. In addition, no concrete shall be placed unless the air
temperature is 35 degrees F. and rising. In general, no con-
crete shall be placed that has contained mixing water more than
1 to 1-1/2 hours -- in hot weather, this time shall be reduced
as required to produce placeable concrete.
(c) Place in horizontal layers not over 12-inches deep. Make
such layers homogenous and dense by hand spading, rodding and
tamping, supplemented by mechanical,internal vibrators. Apply
vibrator so that areas of its visible effectiveness overlap,
and it does not penetrate into hardened lower course or cause
(d) No concrete shall be poured in footings, walls slabs, or
any other places before inspection of such places by the
Architect. Contractor shall notify the Architect at least one
(1) day in advance and sufficient time shall be allowed for
inspection before pouring of concrete.
3A-09. FLOQR AND SLAB FINISHES: (a) General: Cement finishes
far floors and other slabs shall be of type specified for the
various locations. Where the specific type of finish is not
indicated or specified, provide a standard integral monolithic
finish for slabs where a separate topping is not required.
(b) Finish for Application of Stone or Pre-Cast Concrete:
Where stone or pre-cast concrete finishes are applied to slab,
strike base slab below finished elevation as shown. As soon as
the condition of the slab will permit and before it has hardened,
all dirt, laitance, excess water, and loose aggregate which rise
to the surface of the base slab shall be removed by means of a
wire broom, which shall leave the coarse aggregate slightly
exposed to provide bond for the topping.
3A-10. EXPANSION JOINTS: (a) Joint material shall be 1/2
inch thick, premolded expansion joint filler strips con-
forming to Federal Specification HH-F-334, Type 1, Class "B"
or such thickenss as noted on drawings.
3A-11. CONCRETE SLABS: (a) Concrete slabs on grade shall be
of thickness and reinforced as shown on the drawings. If rein-
forcing is not shown, it shall be not less than 6-in. X 6-in.
#10/10 wire mesh.
- DIVISION 3B - LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE
3B-01. SCOPE OF WORK: Furnish all labor, materials, transportation,
services, and incidentals for lightweight insulating concrete roof
deck as shown on the plans and specified herein.
3B-02. MATERIALS: (a) Vermiculite Concrete Aggregate: Shall conform
to ASTM C-332-66 up 1 Specification. The unit weight shall be not
less than 6-lbs. nor more than 10-lbs. per cubic foot.
(b) Portland Cement: Sahll conform to ASTM C-150-65, Type I, II, or
III or to ASTM 0-175-65, Type 1A, IIA, or IIIA for air-entrained Port-
(c) Water: Potable.
3B-03. MIX DESIGN AND DENSITY CONTROL: (a) Aggregate Content: Per
cubic yard of Vermiculite Concrete shall be a minimum of 27 cubic feet
of plain or stabilized Vermiculite Concrete Aggregate. Should plain
aggregate be used, air-entraining shall be liquid NVX. If used it
shall be used at a maximum quantity of one (1) pint for each four (4)
cubic feet of aggregate. No other form of airentrining is acceptable.
(b) Mix: Confmnn to the following:
1 6 Wet Density 44-60 lbs./cu. ft.
Dry Density 22-28 lbs./cu. ft. I
Compressive Strength 125-225 Ibs./sq. in.
3B-04. MIXING AND PLACING: (a) Vermiculite Insulating Concrete: Shall
be mixed and pumped into place by equipment suited to this operation.
Materials shall be charged into the mixer in the following sequence:
Water, liquid NVX when using plain aggregate. Portland Cement. Vermi-
culite Aggregate. Mixing time shall be of sufficient duration (one to
five minutes) to provide a thorough mix that will flow freely and screed
to a smooth even surface ready to receive roofing.
(b) Vermiculite insulating concrete shall be pumped into place and
screeded to a true and even surface ready to receive roofing.
(c) When air temperature of 40 degrees F. or above are predicted
for the first 24-hours after pour, normal pouring procedures may be
(d) When air temperatures of 30 degrees to 40 degrees F. are pre-
dicted for the first 24 to 72 hours after pouring, special procedures
should be followed as outlined in Vermiculite Data Sheet CA-113 entitled
"Specifications for Placing Vermiculite Insulating Concrete Under
Unusual Weather Conditions."
(e) Vermiculite insulating concrete shall not be placed when the air ; ,
temperature is consistently below 30 degrees F. or the deck is covered
with standing water.
3B-05. CURING AND PROTECTION: (a) Curing as required so that the
concrete meets mix design specifications shall be the responsibility
of the Roof Deck Applicator.
(b) Weather protection shall be as outlined on Vermiculite Date Sheet
3B-06. TESTING: (a) Sampling: Samples representative of the concrete
shall consist of four (4) or more specimens made in cylindrical molds
3-inches in diameter and 6-inches in height. The concrete taken at point
of placement shall be poured into the form and lightly vibrated or trap-
ped and not rodded. The wet density of the concrete at discharge end
of pump hose or at point of placement shall be determined and recorded.
The concrete shall be struck off level with the top of the form and
protected from premature drying and possible freezing.
(b) Curing: After 24-hours at the jobsite during which time the
concrete will have set, the specimen shall be transported to the testing
laboratory, removed from cylinder mold and cured at 73 degrees F. 100%
R.H. On the seventh day they shall be moved to a 70 degree F. 50% R.H.
atmosphere and on the 25th day put into a 140 degrees F. oven. When
28 days old, the cylinders shall be removed from the oven, cooled, the
ends cut or ground flat or capped, before testing to determine the
(c) Testing: The loading rate shall be such that time to failure is
in the 20 to 80 second range. After testing the cylinders shall be
dried at 230 degrees F. and the oven dry weight determined.
(d) Reporting: The report of the test shall indicate the wet density,
oven-dry density and the compressive strength in pounds per square inch
of each specimen. The report of the test shall also indicate the average
wet density, average oven-dry density and the average compressive
3B-07. INSPECTION PRELIMINARY TO ROOFING: (a) Surface Hardness: The
hardness of the surface shall be considered adequate when it will with-
stand foot traffic and other light operations of roofing, without
damage; but must be protected from gouging or excessive loads.
(b) Surface Finish: The surface shall be firmly bound and free from
loose material. The screeded surface finish shall be free from ex-
treme roughness capable of interfering with proper bonding of the
(c) Surface Dryness: The exposed surface shall look and feel sub-
stantally dry, and have a uniform gray cement color. When in this
state the hop-mopped bond coat will go on smoothly without frothing
and will adhere well to the surface.
DIVISION 3C METAL ECKING i D D
30-01. SCOPE: Work under this section includes the furnishing of all
labor and-aterials for the completion of the installation of all metal
30-02 MATERIALS: (a) Metal decking shall be galvanized corrugated,
not less then 26 Ga., tough tempered, cold reduce steel having a minimum
working stress of 20,000 psi and a minimum section modulus of .07 inch3.
Steel roof decks shall be furnished with vent clips or built-in venting.
(b) Welding washers shall be fabricated from 14 gage steel, formed
to fit the valley of the corrugation.
(c) Hot dip galvanizing shall meet the requirements of ASTM Specifica-
tion A-93 for 1.5 ounces per square foot of coated area.
30-03. INSTALLATION: (a) Corrugated sheets shall be installed with
corrugated edges up and with corrugations perpendicular to supports.
Sheets should be placed in the following order: End-to-end in one
centered over supports. Bottom sheet should not extend beyond edge of
support flange. Recommended end lap is 2-inches sheets in adjacent rows
are then placed end-to-end side lapping one corrugation with previously
Sheets shall be attached to supports by plug welding through welding
washers to supporting T~p flanges. Minimum welding requirements are
(1) End laps Weld top sheet in valley of side lap (through
four sheet thickness) and again at middle of sheet.
(2) Intermediate Supports Weld top sheet in valley of
side lap at each intermediate support.
After sheets have been welded in place, if required, insert vent clip
at side lap of each sheet, locating one clip at mid-point between purlins
for spans 4'-0" o.c. or less, and two clips at third-points between
purlins for spans over 4'-0". Sheets shall be protected from elements
in transit and when stored at the site. Sheets shall not be in contact
with the ground and are to have a weatherproof covering.
3C-04. DECK OPENINGS: All deck openings in excess of six inches in
diameter shall be reinforced with angle frames as indicated on the
drawings, and furnished and installed under Section 5 of Specifications.
3C-05. SUBMITTALS: The Contractor shall submit shop drawings, in
quintuplicate, to the Architect/Engineer for approval. The shop draw-
ings shall show manufacturer's name, type of deck, location of the decks,
erection details, supports at openings, and necessary fabrication to
fit the decks into the jobs. Physical date on the metal sheets shall
included. Materials shall not be ordered before the Architect/Ergineer
returns approved shop drawings to the Contractor.
-: : DIVISION 3D TABBY CONCRETE TOPPING
3D-01. Work included: The work under this division includes
all labor and materials for the installation and finishing of
all tabby concrete work shown or called for on the drawings.
3D-02. Samples: Submit to the Architect for approval
before commencing work two samples, showing color and finish,
at least 10" x 10" in size.
3D-03. Inspection of Surfaces: Before placing tabby concrete,
the contractor shall examine the rough slab to insure that the
surface is broom clean and suitable to receive the finish material
3D-04. Materials: Mix equal parts of white sand, white cement,
and crushed oyster shells with potable water. Adjust amount
of water to provide a workable mix.
3D-05. Placing: Slush wet slab with neat cement grout of same
type specified for topping and broom into concrete surface.
Place tabby topping, screed off and float to a minimum thickness
of (2") two inches. Allow several days for curing taking into
consideration weather conditions.
3D-06. Finishing' Shall be accomplished by grinding the surface
sufficiently deep to expose the shell aggregate with the same
type equipment used to finish terrazzo.
DIVISION 3E !--PRECAST CONCRETE PAVERS
3E-01;. General: Work under this division includes all labor,
materials, and equipment required for casting and installing
pre-cast concrete pavers at the loggia area.
3E02 Qualifications of Manufacturer: (a) Pre-cast concrete
panel manufacturers shall be limited to those listed below.
Florida Cast Stone Co., Inc.
P. O. Box 5686, Tampa, Florida
Florida Prestressed Concrete Co.
P. O. Box 11476, Tampa, Florida
Southern Ornamental Cast Stone
P. 0. Box 6425, Jacksonville, Florida
3E-03. Source Quality Control: (a) Water absorption test
for pre-cast panel shall not exceed 6% by weight when tested
(b) Compression test for pre-cast concrete:
1. Number of test: One per production day.
2. Number of Specimens: Three for each test from
actual production batch.
3. Each speciemn shall be 4" concrete cube.
4. All tests shall be conducted in accordance with the
printed material of the Architectural Pre-cast
3E-04. Submittals: Before starting manufacture of pre-cast
concrete pavers, submit for review of the architect at least
3 samples which represent the finished product and clearly
indicate the color and texture to be used in the work.
3E-05 Materials: (a) Portland cement: ASTM C150-I Type I
or III, white. The brand and source of supply of cement shall
be the same for all exposed precast concrete to minimize
(b) Aggregates: ASTM C33-67 except grading may vary to
produce desired texture and finish of approved samples.
(c) Water free from foreign materials in amounts harmful
3E-06 Site of Pre-Cast Pavers: 1'-6 X 1'-6 X 4" thick
except that pavers in field may be cast in larger modules
of 1'-6 with dummy grooves to give the appearance of 1'-6 X
3E-07 Installation: Pavers shall be set level and true to the
grades indicated on a compacted limerock' base, minimum of 2"
thick. Joints shall be grouted.
DIVISION 4 MASONRY
DIVISION 4A CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS
4A-01. Scope: This work shall include the furnishing of all
labor and materials and performing all work for the
construction of all masonry of the types indicated on the Drawings
or called for in these specifications. The setting of anchors
lintels, etc., is included in this Division.
4A-02. Workmanship: Masonry work throughout shall be of the
highest quality and the Contractor's special attention is called
to note that excellent workmanship will be demanded. All masonry
work shall be laid out carefully and accurately. All work shall
be performed by first-class masons thoroughly experienced in the
trade. All lines vertically and horizontally shall be straight
and plumb and all walls shall be plumb true, clean and smooth.
4A-03. Concrete Block Masonry Units: (a) shall conform to ASTM
Designation C-90 Grade A, for Hollow Load Bearing Units. Nominal
sizes shall be 8 x 12 x 16,, and 8 X 8 X 16.
(b) No chipped or broken edges will be allowed.
(c) All cutting shall be done with a power saw in order to
secure neat clean joints.
(d) No chasing of masonry will be permitted.
4A-04. Mortar Materials: for masonry work shall conform to the
following A.S.T.M. Specifications respectively or to the
(a) Portland Cement: C 150 Type I
(b) Slag Cement: C 205 T.
(c) Lime shall be pulverized quick lime in accordance with
A.S.T.M. Designation C 5. Lime shall pass a No. 20 seive and at
least 90 percent shall pass a No. 50 seive. Hydrated lime which
has been allowed to slack for 24 hours will be permitted and shall
be in accordance with A.S.T.M. Designation C-207.T.
(d) Mortar Mix: C 270T Type M. Average Compressive Strength
at 28 days or 2,500 psi. MMM or Florida Mason's Mix.
(e) Sand: C 144
(f) Water: Same as specified for Concrete
4A-05. Mortar: for masonry shall be mixed in proportions by
volume for mortar type M as defined in Table II of ASTM Designatiol
C-270T. One part volume of Portland Cement or Portland Blast-
Furnace Slag Cement to one part of masonry cement Type II to
1/4 part of hydrated lime or lime putty to not less than 2-1/4
and not more than 3 times the sum of the volumes of cements and
limes used for the sand volume. Color of mortar shall match
that of existing building. Submit dry samples of mortar for
4A-06. Laying: All beds upon which the masonry units are to be
laid shall be cleaned and wetted immediately preceding the laying
of the units and the units themselves shall be wetted before
being laid. They shalllbe laid in full beds of mortar and the
vertical joints shall be thoroughly filled at every course. The
work shall be square and plumb with horizontal joints uniformly
level and the vertical joints continuous.
4A-07. Mortar Joints: All joints vertical and horizontal shall
match existing work.
4A-08. Setting of Metal Work: All flashing loose lintels anchor
bearing plates, bolts, etc., shall be set at the correct elevation
true and level in full beds of mortar. Masonry shall be brought
to bear against anchors to prevent all slippage. All anchors and
similar work shall be completely covered with mortar or grout.
4A-09. Built-In-Work: shall be installed as work progresses. Oth(
trades shall be consulted in advance and provisions made for the
installation of their work to avoid later cutting and patching.
Cutting of chases will not be permitted.
4A-10. Anchoring: All masonry and facing units shall be anchored
as indicated or required for proper installation.
4A-ll. Pointing: All exposed masonry and facing work shall be
done over and pointed at places where joints are not completely
4A-12. Cleaning: All exposed masonry and facing work shall be
cleaned with clean water (Preferably with running water from a
4A-13. Galvanized Masonry: reinforcement shall be Dur-O-Wall
Truss Design standard reinforcement installed 16" O.C. horizontally
DIVISION 4B STONE WORK:
4B-01 General: This work includes furnishing all labor and materials
required for setting stone pavers within the structure as indicated on the
4B-02 Manufacturer: The North Carolina Granite Corporation, P. O. Box 151,
Mount Airy, North Carolina.
a. Interior Pavers: shall be sawn Carolina pink granite paving
blocks sizes: Length 7" to 9"; Width 3-1/2" to 4-1/2"; Thickness -
1-3/4" to 2-1/2".
a. Interior Pavers: shall be set in a full setting bed.
Place min. 1-1/2' thickness and tap block into place to level. Joints
shall be filled and packed with a dry mix of three parts of sand to
one part cement. After the grouting is completed, sweep the blocks
clean and wet the surface with a fine spray of water in the minimum
quantity required to set mix.
4B-05. Cleaning and Protection:
a. Care shall be taken during the setting of granite block,
not to get grout or other material on adjacent work. Work damaged
or stained as a result of this operation will be replaced at this
b. Leave granite paver in a clean acceptable manner free from
grout on exposed surfaces.
DIVISION 5A STRUCTURAL STEEL
5A-01. SCOPE OF WORK: (a) Extent: The work required under this
section consists of furnishing all labor, materials, equipment and
services, necessary to complete installation of all structural steel
and related items including:
All joists, beams, columns, lintels and miscellaneous items
as shown or required to be of the proper size and shapes,
together with all connection angles, studs, bearing plates,
connection bolts, anchor bolts, bridging angles and standard
(b) Related Work, specified or complemented elsewhere:
1. Steel Joists: Section 5B
2. Metal Decks: Section 3C
(c) Codes and Standards:
1. AISC "Codes of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and
2. AISC "Specifications for the Design Fabrication and Erection
of Structural Steel fo9 Buildings", including the commentary and
addendums to date.
3. AISC "Specifications for Structural Joints Using ASTM A-325
or A-490 Bolts"
4. AWS "Code for Welding in Building Construction"
(d) Submittals: (1) Manufacturer's Data: For information only,
submit 2 copies of manufacturer's specifications and instructions for
the following products including test reports and data to show compliance
with these specifications. Indicate by transmittal that copies have
been distributed to Fabricator's, Installer's and Erectors:
1. Structural Steel, include mill reports
2. High Strength Bolts
3. Structural Steel Primer Paint
4. Shrink resistant grout
(2) Shop Drawings: Submit shop drawings for approval showing complete
details and schedules for fabrication and shop assembly of members.
SA-02. MATERIAS: (a) Rolled steel plates, shapes and bars:
(b) Structural Steel Tubular Products: Hot-formed structural carbon
S* steel welded or seamless, as follows:
Square, rectangular and special shapes: ASTM A-501
Structural steel pipe: ASTM 120
(c) Unfinished Bolts and Nuts: ASTM A-307, Gade A.
(d) High Strength Bolts and Nuts: ASTM A-325 or A-490
(e) Structural Steel Primer Paint: Tnemec #99 red or #99G green
Rustoleum 769 danp-proof red primer DuPPat metal primer.
(f) Bedding Mortar: Cement Grout. Portland cement and clean sand,
mixed at a ratio of 1 part cement to 3 parts sand, by volume, with
minimum water for placement and hydration.
5A.03. FABRICATI(N: (a) Fabricate itens of structural steel in
accordance with IS specifications and as indicated on final approved
(b) Connections: COmbination of bolts and welds in the same connection
are not permii3tte Weld shop connections. Bolt field connections,
unless otherwise shown or specified. Provide high strength bolts _nd
nuts unless otherwise shown.
(c) Welds: Comply with AWS Code. Minimum fillet weld size shall be
3/16". -1 welds shall be done by certified welders. All joints shall
be either prequalified or qualified in accordance with "Standard Quali-
fication Procedure" of AWS.
(d) Holes/Other Work: Provide holes as needed for bolted connections
and work specified in other sections. Provide threaded nuts welded to
framing and other specialty item as needed to receive other work.
(e) Bolted connections shall be AISC framed beam connections using
A-325 F bolts proportioned for the reaction shears for the spans as
shown in the AISC Handbook. All bolts shall be 7/8" 0.
(f) Welded connections shall be AISC framed beam connections Table
III for combination with Table I.
(g) Shop Paint and Surface Preparation: (1) Shop paint all structural
steel work except portions embedded in concrete and contact surfaces
which are to be welded or high-strength bolted. Steel work to be
painted shall be cleaned in accordance with SSPC SP-2 or SP-3.
(2) -Apply shop paint immediately after cleaning in accordance with
manufacturer's instructions to provide a uniform dry film thichness
of 2.0 mills.
5A-04. ERECTION: Erector must be satisfied or notify Contractor in
writing of any condition detrimental to the proper and timely completion
of the work.
(b) Temporay Shoring and Bracing: Provide as required, with connections
of sufficient strength to bear imposed loads. Remove after final
assembly. Provide temporary guy lines for stability and alignment.
(c) Anchor Bolts: Furnish anchor bolts and other connectors to secure
structural steel-to foundations and other in place work. Furnish
templates as required to insure accurate anchor bolt locations.
(d) Settig Base Plates: Clean and roughen concrete surfaces for bond.
Clean bottom o base plates. Set plates on wedges or other adjustable
device. Tighten anchor bolts after plumbing structure. Do not remove
wedges, but if protruding, cut flush. Pack bedding mortar to insure no
voids. Finish exposed surfaces and allow to cure.
(e) Erect to lines and elevations indicated. Align and adjust before
final connections. Perform adjustments to compensate for discrepancies.
Clean all contact surfaces. Splice member only where shown or specified.
Do not enlarge holes by burning or with drift pins. Ream holes that
must be enlarged.
(f) Touch Up Paint: Iinediately after erection clean and touch-up
and paint all exposed areas with same material as shop paint.
5A-05. INSPECTIC: Allow in base bid for inspection as requested by
the Architect t be performed by independent testing laboratory for
compliance with these specifications.
DIVISION 5B STEEL JOISTS
5B-01. SCOPE: (a) Work under this section includes the furnishing
of all lab-and materials for the completion of all open web steel
joists, and longspan steel joists.
(b) Joists, bridging, anchorage and welding of joists to anchorage are
specified in this section.
(c) Edge angles, opening angles, angles to receive joists are specified
under Section 5A, "Structural Steel".
5B-02. STANDARDS: The current rules and practices set forth in the
Standard SpecUfications for the Open Web Steel Joists, "H" series,
joists and longspan steel "IH" series of the Steel Joist Institute,
latest revision, shall govern this work except as otherwise noted on
the drawings or otherwise specified. Welding shall be in accordance
with the current Code for Arch and Gas Welding in Building Construction
of the American Welding Society.
SB-03. MATERIALS: Materials for steel joists shall be in accordance
with Section 3 of the latest edition of the Steel Joist Institute
Standard Specifications for Open Web Steel Joists, "H" series and
joists and longspan steel "ILH series.
5B-04. MANUFACTURE: (a) Steel joists shall be of standard manufacture
by a qualified r ember firm of the Steel Joist Institute. Steel joists
shall be of the sizes, types and spacing as noted on drawings. All
accessories required for a complete installation shall be furnished.
Arc and gas welding employed in fabrication shall be performed by certi-
(b) Shop Drawings: Manufacturing data and shop drawings on complete
installation noitng specifications for materials utilized and showing
erection plan, arrangement, details and sizes of members and bridging
shall be submitted for approval. Material fabricated or delivered to
the site before the applicable shop drawings have been returned shall
be subjected to rejection.
(c) Substitutions: Substitutions of joist type or size or modification
of details, or both, shall be made only when warranted and approved.
5B-05. BEARING: Bearing plates shall be furnished as shown on drawings.
Mininum length of bearing shall be not less than 4 inches on masonry or
concrete and 2-1/2 inches on steel.
SB-06. ANCHORAGE: Steel joists shall be anchored in accordance with
details shoIn on drawings.
5B-07. BRIDGING: Bridging shall be provided in accordance with section
5.4 of SteeTl Jist Institute Specifications and shall be of the x-bridging
type. Bridging shall be welded or mechanically attached to joists. Vbere
joists parallel nasonzy walls, the top and bottom chords shall be
anchored to the walls at the lines of bridging. Bridging shall be
completely installed before application of any loads.
5B-08. CEILNG EXTENSIONS: Provide ceiling extensions for support of
ceilings and as noted on drawings.
5B-09. SUPPLEMENTARY FRAMING: Supplementary framing members supported
by steel joists for roof openings and roof supports shall be provided
and installed as work of the appropriate sections of these specifications
but shall be coordinated with this work prior to submission of shop
SB-10. PAINTING: Before shipment, steel joist shall receive one coat
of shop paint meeting the requirements of SSPC 15-68T, Type I or Type II
applied by dipping or spraying. Areas damaged in shipping or erection
and welding shall be retouched with the same base used for shop coating.
DIVISION 5 METALS
5C MISCELLANEOUS METAL WORK
5C-011. General: All miscellaneous metal items indicated on
the drawings shall be furnished and installed by the Contractor.
For items not specifically described in these specifications,
materials and workmanship shall conform to the accepted standard
practices of the trades. Supplementary parts necessary to
complete each item, although such work is not definitely
shown or specified, shall be furnished and installed. All
anchors, sockets, or fastenings required for securing metal
work to other construction and wood items to concrete shall
be furnished to the appropriate trades promptly. Details
and specifications of items for which standard products are
available are representative guides of minimum requirements
for such items. Standard products, generally meeting such
requirements will be accepted subject to approval of the
Architect. Gages of sheet iron and steel specified are U.S.
Standard for Sheet and Plate. Welding shall be continuous
along entire area of contact, except where tack welding is
expressly permitted. Tack welding will not be permitted on
exposed surfaces. All exposed welds shall be ground smooth.
Items so specified shall be hot-dip galvanized after fabrica-
tion./ Ail welding shall be in accordance with the "Standard
Code for Arc and Gas Welding in Building Construction" of the
American Welding Society.
A. Templates: Templates and patterns for proper
fitting of hardware and other accessories shall be
used wherever practicable.
5C-02,. Shop Drawings: Shop drawings showing sizes, details of
construction, method of installation, hardware and other details
shall be submitted to the Architect for the approval of all
items specified herein. No work shall be undertaken until
approvals have been given in writing. Shop drawings shall ind-
icate location of the different items shown on same, or make
reference to the sheet number of the contract drawings and/
or paragraph number of the contract specifications.
5C-03). Shop Painting: All exterior and interior ferrous metal,
unless otherwise specified, shall be cleaned and given a shop
coat of rust inhibitive primer. Galvanized metal shall have
zinc dust-zinc oxide type primer. Miscellaneous clips, inserts,
bolts, eto., which are to be entirely embedded in concrete or
masonry may be furnished without paint. Finish of non-ferrous
metals and factory finished items shall be as specified under
their respective headings.
5C-04. Anchors and Bolts: Anchors not specified in other
sections but required, shall be provided where required, or
where necessary for securing work in place. Sizes. kinds and
spacing of bolts and/or anchors not indicated or specified shall
be as directed. All anchors and bolts in concrete or masonry
shall be zinc-coated. Expansion and toggle bolts where required.
shall be of approved types, galvanized or non-ferrous metals,
and suitable for the work to be anchored. Built-in bolts and
anchors shall be used in all places where practicable.
5C-05,. Prevention of Electrolysis: Where the contact of
dissimilar metals may cause electrolysis and where aluminum
contacts concrete, mortar or plaster, the contacting surfaces
sha 11 be separated by a heavy coat of asphalt paint, unless
5C-06'. Steel: Provide and install all miscellaneous shapes,
including channels, angles, sleeves, plates, clips. etc.
indicated on the drawings, or obviously intended. All structural
architectural and miscellaneous steel shall conform to ASTM
5C-07 Decorative Gates: Provide a cash allowance of $500.00 for
construction at ShriJe Entry. Design to be furnish by Architect.
DIVISION 6 CARPENTRY
DIVISION 6A ROUGH CARPENTRY
6A-01. General: Provide all rough carpentry, materials and
miscellaneous related work indicated on drawings and specified
6A-02. Framing Lumber: shall be long leaf Southern Yellow Pine
"C" and better. Kiln dried to a moisture content of not less
than 10% or more than 19% before delivery.
(a) All exposed structural members shall be rough cut, a
minimum of 1/2 inch over the specified dimensions indicated
on the drawings and hand dressed with a foot Adz to final
(b) Non exposed lumber, blocking, etc., may be of standard
milled sized No. 2S4S.
(c) Pressure treated lumber: Conform to Division 6B "Pressure
6A-03. Shop Drawings: Submit shop drawings containing at least one
full size profile drawing of window and door frames, for approval,
prior to beginning production. Indicate typical exposed connections
as detailed or referenced on the drawings.
6A-04 Samples: Submit sample of ADZ finish minimum 2 X 8 X 3'-0" long.
6A-05 Finish Hardware: By skilled mechanics. Set pulls plumb. Install
latches etc. neatly to operate quietly and smoothly.
DIVISION 6B PRESSURE TREATED LUMBER
6B-01. Material: (a) Furnish the species and grade called
for on the drawings and/or in the various sections of these
(b) If species and grade are not called for elsewhere, lumber
for pressure treatment shall be Southern Yellow Pine, and SPIB
grade marked. After treatment and before delivery, the lumber
shall be allowed to dry to a moisture content not in excess
6B-02. Uses: Provide pressure treated lumber for the following
(a) For all lumber bearing on or against concrete and masonry,
all exposed exterior framing and lumber specified elsewhere
to be toxic treated.
(b) For all lumber indicated on the drawings as "pressure
treated", "pr. tr.," or "P.T."
6B-03. Pressure Treatment; One of the following, in airtight
closed retort and in accordance with AWPA Specifications Cl and
C2, latest edition.
SALTS Net Retention
Per Cubic Foot
Celcure .50 lb.
Wolman .35 lb.
Pentachlorophenol .30 Ib.
Do not use oil borne pentachlorophenol for surfaces that are to
be painted. Lumber sawed or cut after treatment shall have
the cut surfaces well brush coated with the same preservative
used at the plant.
6B-04. Identification: Stamp each piece of lumber having a
width of 5-1/2 inches or more or having a thickness of 1-1/2
inches or more. Lumber having a thickness less than 1-1/2
inches shall be delivered in bundles with stamp affixed on
a tag. Stamp shall contain the following information.
Name of preservative.
Retention in pounds per cubic foot.
Name of treatment plant.
DIVISION 6C FINISH CARPENTRY
6C-01. General: Provide all finish carpentry, materials,
and miscellaneous related work indicated on drawings and
6C-02. Lumber: Long Leaf Southern Yellow Pine C and better.
Kiln dried to a moisture content of not less than 10% or more
than 19% before delivery.
6C-03. Finish: Rough cut 1/4 inch over net dimensions and
dressed with a hand plane to final dimension. Plane iron shall
have a slight radius.
6C-04. Milled Items: Spindles for use in "Reja" Lathe turned
Balcony hand rails rough milled and hand finished. All other
trim hand made and fitted.
DIVISION 6D FASTENING DEVICES
6D-01. General: Connections that are not visible in the finish
work may be of conventional means. Connections that are visable
in the final work shall simulate those methods and materials usec
when the building was originally constructed.
6D-02. Mortise and Tenon with wood dowels shall be used where
indicated. Tenons always are to be run completely through
the members. Contemporary glues are acceptable and shall be
used to add strength to the connections.
6D-03. Nails: Unexposed nails normally used are acceptable.
Exposed Nails for rough carpentry and flooring shall be hand
wrought. Fine finish shall be used for trim. Approved,
"Tremont Nails", Wareham, Mass. 02571. Local supplier is
Marine Supply and Oil Company, Post Office Box 173, St. Augustin
DIVISION 7 THERMAL AND MOISTURE PROTECTION
DIVISION 7A WATERPROOFING AND DAMPROOFING
General: The work includes built-up roofing wood handsplit
shakes and felt flashings, complete and watertight. The type
of roofing and additional requirements are specified in other
sections under Division 7. Except as otherwise specified,
materials and application shall be as recommended by the roof-
ing manufacturer and approved by the Architect.
7A-01. Built-Up Roofing Approved Manufacturers: Phillip Carey,
Certain-Teed, Koppers, Ruberoid, Johns Manville, Barrett, Fry
and Bird. Felts and flashing cements shall be by the same
7A-02. Submittal Data: Submit a typewritten list of brand
names indicating list of the roofing materials to be used in
the work. Submit manufacturer's descriptive literature for
approval of materials when requested. If submitted in booklet
form, plainly mark the booklet to indicate the materials to be
used. Should there be any proposed exceptions to the specificat-
ions, indicate them in the letter of transmittal.
7A-03. Delivery and Protection of Aaterials: Deliver roofing
materials to the site in the original sealed containers or
packages bearing the manufacturer's name, brand designation
and other data to identify the material. Protect all materials
from damage. Store rolls of felt on wood or wood pallets.
Keep felts dry prior to and during installation.
7A-04. Coordination of Work: (a) The entire roof deck con-
struction of any bay or section of the building shall have
been completed before roofing work is begun thereon.
(b) The roofing work shall be coordinated with the work of
(c) The delivery, storage and handling of materials shall be
coordinated in such manner that the roof deck is not overloaded
at any position.
7A-05. Condition of Surfaces: (a) Materials shall not be
installed until the receiving surfaces are in proper condition
to receive and support them. Receiving surfaces shall be even,
smooth, sound, thoroughly clean, sufficiently dry to insure
bonding of the materials to the surface, and free of defects
that might adversely affect the application.
(b) Carefully inspect all receiving surfaces to see that all
work to be installed by other trades prior to installation of
the roofing is complete and ready for the roofing to be in-
7A-06. Protection and Cleaning: (a) Surfaces not intended to
receive roofing materials shall be protected from spillage,
dripping, spotting and damage during application of the roof-
ing. Should this protection not be effective, or not be pro-
vided, the respective surfaces shall be restored to their
proper conditions by cleaning, repairing or replacing.
(b) Joints in the roof deck shall be sealed as necessary to pre-
vent drippage of bitumen into the building and down exterior
7A-07. Weather Conditions: Roofing shall not be applied
when the temperature is below 40 degrees F, during rain, or
when there is ice frost, surface moisture, or dampness visible
on the deck.
7A-08. Plastic (Flashing) Cement: Shall be asbestos fiber
reinforced, and of trowel consistency.
7A-09. Envelopes: Felt envelopes shall be provided around
openings and edges of roofing except where the edges are raised.
Envelopes shall be formed with two 12-inch wide strips of 15-
pound felt. Strips shall be nailed 12 inches on centers into
nailers with one-half of strip width allowed to hang free over
edge. After roofing felts have been installed, the strips
shall be folded back over the top of roofing and sealed in place
with plastic cement or hot bitumen.
7A-10. Base-Flashing: Except where metal flashing is indicated
or required, provide 2-ply asbestos felt (4-course) base flashing
finish exposed second-ply of felt with one brush coat of cut-
back roof coating. Flashing shall be equal to Johns-Manville
'Asbestile Super "A" Flashing'. Surfaces to receive the flash-
ing shall be prepared and masonry and concrete surfaces primed
as recommended by the roofing manufacturer.
7A-ll. Cants and Tapered Edge Strips: Except when otherwise
indicated or specified, cants shall be factory preformed, made
of insulation board. If cellulose, it shall be treated to resist
rot and termite attack and equal to Celotex. Install in a hot
mopping of bitumen. Cans shall be provided at all locations where
roofing is to be turned vertically.
7A-12. Stripping-In: Before roof surfacing is applied, roof
flanges of metal flashing shall be stripped-in with two layers
of 15-pound asbestos felt in solid moppings of hot bitumen.
Except as otherwise specified, felt strips for stripping-in
flanges shall cover the flange and extend 3 inches and 6 inches,
respectively, beyond the edge of the flange.
7A-13. Application: (a) Application of roofing shall be pro-
gressive and continuous. Felts shall be applied perpendicular
to the roof slope. Each run of each ply shall be rolled into
the hot bitumen so as to result in a thorough bond, and shall
be free of air pockets, wrinkles and buckles.
(b) Heating and application temperatures of bitumen shall be
as recommended by the manufacturer.
(c) Except where indicated or specified otherwise, roofing
felts shall extend to the top cants.
(d) Starter plies, 12, 24 and 36 inches wide except when other-
wise specified, shall be installed to maintain the required
number of plies.
(e) Protection of Applied Roofing: Storing, walking wheeling,
or trucking will not be permitted directly on roofing surfaces.
Proivde smooth, clean board or plank walkways, runways and
platforms near supports as necessary.
7A-14. Roof Guarantee: The Contractor shall and hereby does
guarantee that the roofing and flashing installed as work of
this contract will be watertight for a period of two years
from the date of completion and acceptance of the building or
structure. As a result of this guarantee, the Contractor
shall make any repairs that are necessary during this two-year
period to maintain the roof watertight without cost to the Owner,
and at the end of the period of this guarantee, the Contractor
shall, with a representative of the Owner, make a final inspection
of the roof. Any blisters, bubbles, bare spots and any other
defects shall be repaired by the Contractor at his own expense.
The Contractor agrees that the Owner has the right, in the case
of any emergency at any time during this two-year period and
without invalidating this guarantee, to make any temporary
repairs that are required in order to protect the building or
the contents of the building from damage due to the roof leak-
ing. The first day of this guarantee begins on the date of
substantial completion of the building.
7A-16. Type: Gravel or slag surfaced, built-up asphalt roofing
on wood deck, flat or sloping up to 3" per foot.
MATERIALS PER 100 SQ. FT. OF ROOF AREA
SHEATHING PAPER Resin Sized, 5 Ib. Type ........ 1 Layer
Base Sheet: Coated, asphalt-saturated rag felt,
43 pound type ................................. 1 Ply
Over Base Sheet: Asphalt-saturated rag felt,
15 pound type .... 3 plies or 2 plies of # 15 Asbestos
Asphalt (See Note 1 Below) -
On Base Sheet ............ ................... 20 pounds
Between Plies (20 pounds each ply) .......... 40 pounds
Top Pouring ................................. 60 pounds
Aggregate (ASTM D 1863) -
Gravel .............. ........ .................. 400 pounds
Slag ....................................... 300 pounds
APPLICATION EACH SHEET
Felt Method Inches Inches Nailing
Base Sheet Solid Mopped 4 4 None
Sheet Solid Mopped 24-2/3 6 None
Note 1: Asphalt for flat roofs and slopes up to 1/2 inch per
foot shall be "dead-level" or low-slope type asphalt. For
slopes over 1/2 inch per foot, asphalt shall be steep asphalt.
7A-17 WATERPROOF MEMBRANE
a. Areas to Receive Membrane Waterproofing: Include the
underside of all floor slabs and vertical surfaces up to grade at
the perimeter of below grade floor slabs.
1. Cold-Tar Saturate fabric conforming to Fed. Spec. HH-C-591
2. Coal-Tar pitch conforming to A.S.T.M. Spec. D-450, Type B.
c. Application: 2 Ply with first layer laid dry on
compacted earth, the seams hot mopped, and the additional ply
mopped in by the shingle method with each strip lapped over the
proceeding strip, and the entire top shall be canpletely coated
with a minimum of 40 lb. of pitch per square
7B SHEETMETAL WORK AND ROOF ACCESSORIES
7B-01. General: Provide all sheetmetal flashing and drainage
work indicated and/or specified and as required to construct a
completely watertight roof.
7B-02. Applicable Publication: Except as otherwise specified
herein or indicated, all work shall comply with the following
Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National
Association, Inc. (SMACNA)
Architectural Sheet Metal Manual
7B-03. Sheetmetal: May be indicated on the drawings and/or
specified in other sections under Division 7. When the type,
gage, weight or thickness is not indicated or specified, these
properties shall be in accordance with Table 1 below:
Kind Type or Thickness
Aluminum Alloy 3003 .032
(.050 For Transitions)
Galvanized Steel 26 gage
7B-04. Solder: Comply with Table 2 below:
Metal to be Soldered Tin Lead
Aluminum 70 30
All other metals 50 50
7B-05. Nails, Cleats, Straps. Fasteners, Supports: When exposed
to view, match the metal being fastened. Use galvanized fasteners
for all bright finished metals; screws and rivets of same type
metal as that being fastened.
7B-06. Workmanship: Execute all work with skilled sheetmetal
mechanics and provide workmanship at least equal to standard
practices of the trade. Form all members and make all joints
to adequately accommodate expansion and contraction and to exclude
water. Properly support all sheetmetal work. When soldering,
pre-tin all joints. After soldering, check all joints to make
sure the bond is adequate, then neutralize the solder and clean
the surface. For aluminum and stainless steel joints, solder
may be used only as a filler. Use only mechanical connections,
when connections are required, for aluminum and stainless steel.
7B-07. Dissimilar Metals: To prevent electrolysis, separate
dissimilar metals with a ply of roofing felt cemented in place.
7B-08. Roof Drain Flashing: Use 4-pound sheet lead. Extend
lead 4 inches beyond the perimeter of the flashing ring and
flash with strip felts in same manner as flashing gravel stops.
7B-09. Pitch Pockets: Form pitch pockets of .032 aluminum;
make them 3 inches high; pack around the protruding item with
oakum toprevent pitch seepage; fill with low-level asphalt or
7B-10. Flashing Reglets: Provide pre-formed open-type flashing
reglets at all locations where flashing is indicated to terminate
in concrete. Make reglets of .032 aluminum and secure in forms
before concrete is placed. Calk with flashing cement after
flashing is placed in the reglet.
7B-11. Scuppers: Line all scuppers with aluminum to make
watertight. Form gravel guards at the roof side of all scuppers.
7B-12. Miscellaneous Flashing: Provide throughout the project
where shown, using recommended weight galvanized steel.
7C. -,.CALKING AND SEALING
7C-01. General: Regardless of where it may be indicated
..or where it may be specified in these project specifications,
all calking and sealing shall conform to the requirements of
7C-02. Information to be Submitted: Submit appropriate
information for approval when substitute products are to be
7C-03. Joints in Aluminum Construction: Metal-to-metal joints
in aluminum construction, such as in windows, curtain walls, and
storefronts, shall be calked and sealed as required in the section
specifying the respective work.
7C-04. Materials: (a) Calking Compound (In Interior Joints
only): Conform to or exceed requirements of Federal Specification
TT-C-598, latest edition. Some brands that meet this requirement
are: Dap Gun Grade; Eternaflex Oil Base Calk; Grace Vulcatex;
Pecora Compound 200-R2.
(b) Sealants: Use sealants for all exterior joints except as
specified otherwise for aluminum, and use where indicated for int-
erior joints. Provide one of the following:
(b-1) Polysulfide: Conform to USA A116.1; Class A for
horizontal joints; Class B for vertical joints (two-part material)
(b-2) Silicone Rubber: Silicone Construction Sealant Manufacture
by General Electric Company, or No. 780 sealant manufactured by
Dow Chemical Company (one-part material).
(b-3) Acrylic: Acrylic Terpolymer Sealant, Mono as manufactured
by The Tremco Manufacturing Company (One-part material).
Note: Color shall be selected from manufacturer's standard
colors unless a special color is called for. Special color shall
be formulated as required.
7C,05. Extent of Work: Calk and/or seal the following: (1) all
openings in exterior walls, such as for doors, windows, louvers,
pipes; (2) all joints indicated on the drawings; (3) joints
in masonry and concrete where indicated and/or where specified
in other divisions herein.
7C-06. Primer: Prime all masonry, concrete and other porous
material before the application of sealant material. Do not
use a primer which will stain the receiving surfaces. Use a
primer recommended by the sealant manufacturer.
7C-07. Preparation: Clean the surfaces receiving the calking or
sealant to remove all paint, dirt, dust, oil, lacquer, bitumen,
rust and any other substance which would prevent proper adhesion
of the material. Rake joints out t6 a depth equal to one-half
the width. Apply the primer after the preparations are completed.
7C-08. Joint Filler: Where indicated and where required by depth
of groove, provide a preformed joint filler in the groove so that
the depth of calking or sealant will be equal to one-half the
width of the joint. Provide a continuous closed cell butyl
rubber cord equal to those manufactured by Progress Unlimited,
Inc., or the Rubatex Corporation. Material shall be packed into
the joint, and when in place it shall be compressed at least
50 percent. Do not use fillers that are coated with or
impregnated with bitumen or other substances that will affect
the bonding qualities of the calking or sealant.
7C-09. Application: Mixing,application, surface condition,
weather condition shall be as recommended by the manufacturer.
Do not use material that has exceeded the recommended pot life.
Dress all beads smooth and clean excess material from surrounding
surfaces. Remove beads that do not properly adhere to both
surfaces and calk or seal with new material.
DIVISION 7D ROOF INSULATION
7D-01,. Type: Mineral board roof insulation for Tongue and
Groove Wood Deck without vapor barriers.
7D-02,. General: (a) Except as otherwise specified, materials
and application shall be as recommended by the insulation manu-
facturer and approved by the Architect.
(b) Submittal data, delivery and protection of materials, coor-
dination of work, condition of surfaces, protection and cleaning,
weather conditions, loads on roof, temperatures of bitumen and
protection of applied roofing provisions for this work shall
be as specified for built-up roofing work under Division 7.
7D-03 Wood Nailers: (a) Continuous, surface-mounted, wood
nailing strips, pressure treated shall be provided at all lo-
cations such as eaves, rakes, roof edges, curbs and parapet
walls for nailing of gravel stops, flashings and the like and
to act as a stop for the insulation. The strips shall be not
less than 6" (nominal) wide and thick enough to finish flush
with the top of the insulation. At locations such as eaves,
rakes, and parapet walls, the nailers shall be grooved across
the bottom face with 1/2 inch by 1/4 inch openings at 4 in-
ches on centers to provide ventilation of the insuhtidn.
7D-04 Rigid Insulation: (a) Type: Wood Fiber by Armstrong
(b) Thickness: Thickness shall be uniform over all common roof
(c) Where. applied over wood deck, insulation to be nailed to deck
over a 30# dry nailed felt lapped a minimum of 2".
7D-05,. Protection of Applied Insulation: (a) Each day's appli-
cation of insulation which cannot be roofed over shall be
protected from the weather. Glaze coats applied to surfaces
which are to receive built-up roofing shall be of the same
type bitumen as that used in the application of the roofing.
(b) Exposed edges of each day's work shall be protected with
temporary water cut-offs which shall be removed when the work
is resumed. Open spaces between insulation and walls, curbs,
expansion joints and the like shall be protected until per-
manent roofing and flashing are applied.
DIVISION 7E WOOD SHAKE ROOF
7E-01,. General: The work in this division shall include furnish-
ing all labor, equipment and materials for the installation cf
wood shake roof.
7E-02 Material: Handsplit shakes shall be certi-split red cedar
No. 1 Straight-Split shakes 18" x 3/8".
7E-03,. Application: Nail to 1 x 4's with two (only) rust-
resistant nails (hot dipped zink or aluminum). The beginning
starter course shall be doubled and each successful course applied
with a 7 1/2" exposure.
7E-04;. Fire Protective: coating for shakes is specified under
Division 9 Finishes.
DIVISION 8 DOORS, WINDOWS, AND HARDWARE
DIVISION 8A DOORS AND WINDOWS
Shall be hand constructed, as detailed on the drawings, using
the materials and methods described elsewhere in the specification
under Division 6 "Carpentry".
DIVISION 8B HARDWARE
Provide an allowance of 11.00.00 for the purchase of hardware
for wood shutters and doors. Typical hardware for an interior
door will consist of a pair and half surface mounted strap and
pintle hinges, and a round barrel type bolt. All hardware shall
be installed by the Contractor.
8A & 8B 1
8C- \ GLAZING
8C-01. Scope: Provide all glass for glazing.
8C-02. General: Leave labels on glass until clean-up. Labels
to inside of structure.
8C-03. Glass: All glass shall be manufactured by Pittsburgh
Plate Glass Co. or Libby-Owens Ford Glass Co. trade name used
is that of Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.
A. Type 1/4" thick solar bronze.
8C-04. \Setting: All glazing shall be performed by experienced
glaziers exhibiting highest quality of workmanship. Set glass
without springing or forcing. Remove from glass surfaces any
material to which glazing compound will not adhere. Care shall
be taken to prevent glazing compound from getting onto exposed
wood frames, which are to be a natural finish.
8C-05. iCleaning and Replacing: Upon final completion of work,
all glazing shall be cleaned inside and out. All cracked or
broken lites replaced Remove all labels.
DIVISION 9 FINISHES
9A LATHING AND FURRING FOR STUCCOOAND PLASTER
9A-01. Use: Lathing and furring shall be provided for all
stucco that is not indicated or specified to be applied directly
to concrete or masonry.
9A-02. Applicable Publications: Except as otherwise specified
herein, the work shall comply with American National Standard
Specifications ANSI A42.2 and A42.3. Specifications for
materials and application not included therein or in this or
other sections under Division 10 but necessary to complete
the work shall be in accordance with the lath manufacturer's
published recommendations and specifications submitted to and
approved by the Architect.
9A-03. Materials: shall be in a clean condition, and free from
rust, bends, kinks, breaks, and other damage caused by storage
or handling. Metal lath, ties, nails, and furring sleeves shall
be galvanized. Bolts shall be galvanized or cadmium coated.
9A-04. Approved Manufacturers: U.S. Gypsum Co., National
Gypsum Co.,Penn Metal Division, Inc., and K-Lath Corp.
9A-05. Accessories: are specified in another section under
9A-06. Furring: (a) The maximum ceiling area supported per
hanger for suspended ceilings and per attachment for
supporting runners tied directly to beams and joists shall be
not more than 12 square feet.
(b) Additional framing members, hangers, and heavier members
shall be provided as necessary for framing and supporting
lighting fixtures and other fixtures, equipment and appliances.
(c) Inserts shall be zinc-coated, rod hangers zinc cadmium
coated, and flat hangers zinc or cadmium coated.
9A-07. Application of Lath: (a) Lath shall be applied straight,
without buckle and in horizontal rows with end joints staggered.
(b) Lath applied over walls of masonry shall be fastened with
nails driven through furring sleeves at 8 inches on center and
with 3/16 inch zinc or cadmium coated toggle bolts through
furring sleeves or washers at 32 inches on center, vertically
and horizontally. Each washer shall engage at least three
strands of the mesh.
9A-08. Submittal Data: A list of the materials to be used
in the work together with the manufacturer's descriptive
literature thereon including supplemental application
recommendations and specifications shall be submitted to the
Architect for approval. Data submitted in booklet form
shall be clearly marked to indicate the work.
DIVISION 9 FINISHES
DIVISION 9B GYPSUM PLASTER
9B-01 Applicable Publications: Comply with American National
Standard Specifications for Gypsum Plastering, ANSI A 42.1.
Specifications for materials and applications not included hereir
but necessary to complete the work shall be in accordance with
the manufacturer's published recommendations.
9B-02 Materials: (a) Aggregates: Sand for all base coats
(b) Gypsum Base coat plaster! Gypsum neat plaster
(c) Gypsum Finish Coat: USG Ivory Lime with small amount
of finely crushed charcoal.
9B-03 Application: Three coat method. Apply scratch coat
with sufficient material and pressure to form good full keys
on metal lath and crossrake. Apply brown coat after scratch
coat has set firm and hard. Bring out to grounds and straighten
to a true surface with rod and darby. Finish coat shall have
a smooth steel trowel finish.
9B-04. Approved: U.S. Gypsum, National Gypsum, Georgia Pacific/
DIVISION 9C STUCCO WITH INTEGRALLY COLORED FINISH COAT
9C-01. Applicable Publication: Except as otherwise specified
comply with American Standard Specifications for Portland
Cement Stucco, ANSI A42.2.
9C-02. Materials: (a) Portland Cement: ASTM C150. Type 1.
(b) Lime: ASTM C206, Type S.
(c) Lime Putty: Prepare and soak in accordance with the
printed directions of the manufacturer.
9C-03. Proportioning and Mixing: (a) Mortar for First and
Second Coats: Mix in the proportion of one part by volume
of portland cement, 1/4 part lime or lime putty by volume of
the portland cement used, to not less than 3 nor more than 5
parts damp, loose sand.
(b) Finish Coat: Mix in the proportion of one part by volume
of portland cement, one part lime to nine arts damp loose
sand. Add small amount of crushed charcoal.
9C-04. Application: (a) Apply stucco in three coats. Finish
coat total thickness shall be not less than 3/8 inch except where
otherwise indicated. Apply and cure the first and second coats
in accordance with referenced applicable publication; finish
coat in accordance with manufacturer's printed directions. Finish
coat shall have a steel trowel finish.
DIVISION 9D ACOUSTICAL SYSTEM TYPE 3 LAY-IN UNITS, EXPOSED
9D-01. Scope: Provide all labor. material, and equipment
required to supply and install all lay-in units, and exposed
grid suspension system, including wire hangers. main T runners
Cross T's and angle molding.
9D-02. Materials: (a) Acoustical ceiling material shall be
equal to Armstrong Cork Company's Lay-in Tegular Travertone
with fissured design. Tegular Travertone units shall be 24"
x 24" in size (nominal) and 3/4" in thickness. Lay-in units
shall conform to Federal Specification SS-S-00118 (GSA-FSS)
Type III, Class 25. carrying Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc..
label. Lay-in units shall have a factory-applied washable
white paint finish with a light reflectance of "a" (over 75%)
and shall have an NRC rage of .60-.70 minimum density of 19
(b) Susoension system shall be an exposed grid suspension
system, and suspension members shall be finished white.
9D-03. Installation and Erection: (a) Acoustical contractor:
All acoustical materials and suspension systems shall be
installed by a sub-contractor. thoroughly experienced with this
type of installation and approved by the manufacturer.
(b) Job Conditions: Acoustical material shall be installed
under conditions as outlined in the current bulletin of the
Acoustical Materials Association. "Job Conditions".
(c) Preparation of work: Building to be examined before
beginning work to determine that it is properly enclosed and
the structure is in proper condition to receive acoustical
materials and/or suspension system. Area shall be broom
cleaned and uninterrupted for free movement of rolling scaffold.
Work not to proceed until unsatisfactory conditions have been
(d) Lay-in units and suspension systems:
(1) Installation of suspension system. The acoustical
contractor shall furnish and install exposed grid system as
shown on drawings (installed in 24" x 24" pattern; flange in
15/16" widths). Mechanical suspension system shall be installed
by direct suspension from the structural ceiling by hangers.
The system shall be installed to permit border units of the
greatest possible sizes. All members shall be aligned for
true, level surface and straight lines.
(2) Installation of acoustical material. The acoustical
contractor shall furnish and install acoustical material in the
types, sizes, and surface design specified above. Acoustical
units shall be rabbeted to provide a 13/32" recess at the grid
line. The fit between exposed suspension system and vertical
Tegular Travertone Edge is to be tight. Acoustical border
units shall be field ravveted to provide the same 13/32" recess
at the wall line.
9D-04. Cleaning: (a) Following installation, clean soiled
or discolored surfaces of units.
(b) Remove and replace units which are damaged or improperly
DIVISION 9E GYPSUM DRYWALL
9E-01. General: In cold weather, maintain room temperature
between 45 and 70 degrees F. during installation of gypsum
wallboard and joint treatment. Deliver all materials in un-
opened containers and bundles, and store these materials in
a dry, protected location. Follow the manufacturer's printed
directions for the application of materials unless modified
or changed herein.
9E-02. Approved Manufacturers: The products of U. S. Gypsum
Company are mentioned herein as the basis of design and quality.
Similar and equal products of National Gypsum Company and
Georgia-Pacific/Bestwall will be acceptable substitutions.
9E-03. Materials: Conform to the following: (a) Regular
Gypsum Board: 5/8 inch tapered edge "Sheetrock" in standard
(b) Fire Rated Gypsum Board: 5/8 inch tapered edge "Sheetrock
Firecode" in Standard size panels.
(c) Casing Trim: No. 200 Series.
(d) Corner Beads: Dur-A-Bead corner reinforcement, No. 103.
(e) Nails for Application to Wood: GWB-54 annular ringed nails,
5d or 6d as recommended by the wallboard manufacturer.
(f) Drywall Screws: One Inch, Type S.
(g) Putty Treatment: Perf-A-Tape system.
9E-04. Installation of Gypsum Wallboard: (a) Single Layer
Application: Apply gypsum board either parallel or perpendicular
to the studs or furring members; when parallel, all edge
joints centered over supports; when perpendicular, all end
joints centered over support. Neatly fit all joints and
stagger as much as practical. Properly support and secure
gypsum board around all openings. Space drywall fasteners
12 inches o.c. along all supports in the field and 8 inches
o.c. (staggered) along the supported edges. Place fasteners
no closer than 3/8 inch from the edges and ends of the board.
Use nails for fasteners on wood; power (electric-screwdriver)
driven screws on metal supports. Slightly depress all fas-
tener heads below the surface for putty treatment.
9E-05 Suspension Devices:
a. Hangers: #10-Swg galv. annealed steel wire having yield
strength min. 30,000-psi.
b. Runners: 1-1/2 by 1/2-inch #16-ga. cold-rolled steel channel
shape, weight 0.475-lb.s per linear ft.; asphaltum coated. Acceptable:
Alabama; Bostwick; Keene:-"Penmetal"; U.S. Gypsum Co.
9E-06 Studs: #25-ga. electro-galv. steel, cold rolled closed channel shape;
holes (for conduit) punched near ends. 2-1/2-inches web at exterior walls;
1-5/8-inch below windows; elsewhere 3-5/8-inches deep; ASTM C-645.
9E-07 Tracks (floor and ceiling): #20-ga. electro-galv. steel, cold rolled,
size to match and nest with studs; one-inch flanges.
9E-08 Furring: #25-ga. electro-glav. steel, cold-rolled hat-shape
with half (1/2) inch wing flanges. 7/8-inch depth, 1-3/8-inch web by
9E-09 "T" Grid System: Direct hung dry wall furring system.
a. Main Runner: Double web design with capped face. Minimum
1-3/8" flange with slotting for cross. Tees at a minimum of 8" o.c.
b. Cross Tees: 4'-0" in length with double web design and
rectangular bulb; 1-3/8" minimum flange with capped face with the web
extended and formed to provide a positive mechanical lock into the
*c. Wall Track: 12'-0" in length forced in channel shape with
1-9/16" I.D. and 1" legs. Approved: Donn DVW System; Chicago Metallic,
Chicago Mettallic Corporation, 640 Furring System.
a. Where edges of gypsum board terminate against other material,
finish with metal casing trim unless the edge is shown to be concealed with
b. Finish external angles with the specified corner beads;
finish internal angles with joint reinforcing and joint putty specified
c. Putty Treatment: Finish all joints and fastener-head
depressions with one application of perforated tape and three applications
of joint putty, each feathered out smoothly and finished wo that the
joints and the putty will be indiscernible after painting. The tape may
be emitted from the fastenerhead treatment.
DIVISION 9F PAINTING
9F-01. General: This division governs all field painting
except as otherwise specified.
9F-02. Intent: All exposed surfaces that are normally painted,
even though not specifically mentioned, with the exception of the
Shrine, shall be painted.
9F-03. Approved Manufacturers: Devoe, Gliddens, Pottsburg,
Sherwin-Williams, Pratt & Lambert, Olympic Stain, The Rez
Company, Samuel Cabots, Inc.
9F-04. Information to be Submitted: Submit, in letter form,
the brand name of proposed products and indicate the surfaces
to which each is to be applied.
9F-05. Delivery and Storage: Deliver all materials in their
original factory containers, with all labels in place. Store
in dry, well ventilated area. Maximum container size, 5
9F-06. Colors: Shall be furnished by the Architect during
9F-07. Schedule of Painting: (a) Plaster: One coat vinyl
primer one coat of white latex mixed with dry wall joint
compound to a consistency that will retain brush marks when
applied. Apply with a brush. (Finish should simulate
(b) Wood doors, windows, trim, beams, flooring, roof decking
stair & banister rails shall receive two coats of bleaching
oil (Cabot's No. 0241) or two coats of semi-transparent stain
as produced by Olumpic, Cabots or Rez. Color to be selected
by the Architect.
9F-08. Protection & Cleaning: Protect all surfaces not to
receive paint during application. Thoroughly clean all paint
drippings splatter and mis-applied paint from surfaces not
intended to receive paint.
DIVISION 9G CERAMIC TILE GENERAL
9G-01. Approved Manufacturers: Approval of manufacturers of
ceramic tile, mortar materials and grouting materials other
than the manufacturers specified will be limited to those
listed or approved by the Tile Council of America.
9G-02. TCA Handbook: This is the "Handbook for Ceramic Tile
Installation" published by Tile Council of America.
9G-03. Leveling Coats: Where bases for tile exceed a tolerance
of 1/4 inch in 8 feet, apply a leveling coat as specified
9G-04. Grade of Tile: Standard grade in accordance with U. S.
Department of Commerce Simplified Practice Recommendation R61-61.
Sign and submit a Master Grade Certificate covering all tiles
before performing the work of this section.
9G-05. Colors and Patterns of Tile: Shall be as selected by Arch-
9G-06. Samples: Submit samples of tile for approval; panel
size 12 by 12 inches for each type specified.
9G-07. Adhesives. Cements and Grout Materials: These shall be
the products of manufacturers who are approved by or listed
by Tile Council of America.
9G-08. Control and Expansion Joints: (a) Provide the type
shown in TCA Handbook between floor tile and wall base at
perimeter walls, curbs, columns, pipe, etc., in areas scheduled
to receive tile.
(b) Expansion and control joint fillers shall be neoprene or
butyl rubber strips of the proper thickness.
(c) Caulking shall be single or two-component rubber sealant
and shall comply with the section on "Caulking" of these
Specifications. Color of Caulking shall match tile joints.
9G-09. Delivery: Deliver all tile, adhesive and cementitious
material to the job in the manufacturer's original unbroken
9G-10. Coordination with Other Trades: Coordinate this work
with other trades involved for installation of built-in materials,
support frames, grounds and fixtures.
9G-11. Cleaning and Protection: Adequately protect all work
from damage until the building or area is completed and turned
over to the Owner. Clean all surfaces in accordance with the
manufacturer's printed directions. Replace all units that are
damaged, improperly installed or that cannot be properly cleaned.
9G-12. Leveling Coat: Shall be a mix of one part portland
cement, 4 parts dry sand and 1/5 part hydrated lime by volume.
Apply not less than 48 hours before thile is to be set. Apply
leveling coats after grounds, plugs, anchors, hangers and other
such accessories have been installed for plumbing fixtures,
electrical outlets and other fixtures and fittings that are to
be secured to tiled surfaces. The leveling coat shall result in
a true to plane surface within a tolerance of 1/8 inch in
DIVISION 15A HEATING, VENTILATION & AIR CONDITIONING
15A-01. GENERAL: (a) The General and Supplementary
Conditions of the Contract apply to and are a part of this
Section of the Specifications.
(b) Special Conditions: This section of the specifica-
tions and its accompanying drawings are made separate for
the convenience of the General Contractor in preparing
his bid and in no way relieves the General Contractor of
his responsibility to correlate the work under this section
with that of all other trades as regards the items to be
furnished by various sub-contractors, the exact location
of all equipment and materials, and the necessity of
planning the work of all trades to avoid interference.
15A-02. Furnish all labor, materials and equipment re-
quired fo "a complete system ready to operate and in-
stalled in accordance with these specifications and the
accompanying drawings. Work in general consists of, but
shall not be limited to the following:
(a) Duct Systems
(b) Air Conditioning Units
(c) eating Units
(d) Duct Insulation
(e) Exhaust Systems
(g) Kitchen Hood System
15A-03. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: (a) The Contractor will
be held to have examined the plans for the work of this
and all related trades and to have determined the extent
of planning required, prior to any installation, to avoid
conflicts between trades.
(b) The drawing accompanying this section shall not be
considered as showing the exact location and arrangement
of all materials and equipment or as showing all the re-
quired features of the work. It shall be the duty of the
Contractor to supplement any plans and details shown with
kncwledge and experience concerning good installation
practice and with the approval of the Architect-Engineer
to make any modifications necessary to fit the specific
equipment used and to properly execute this work.
(c) Obtaining of any payment for any permits, licenses
and inspections necessitated by this work shall be part
of this section. All materials and workmanship shall
comply with the applicable codes, ordinances and insurance
and other regulations.
(d) All work shall be properly protected and all unused
materials suitably stored at the site during the installa-
tion period. All rubbish shall be periodically removed
from the premises and all exposed work shall be thoroughly
cleaned at completion of this installation.
(e) The Contractor shall submit shop drawings on all
material and equipment to be provided for this project
and shall receive written approval of such shop drawings
prior to the placing of pertinent order or proceeding with
work covered by such drawings. However, such approval by
the Architect-Engineer shall not relieve the Contractor
of his responsibility to make his work conform to the
original intent of the drawings and specifications, ex-
cept where changes are specifically shown on the approved
shop drawings. Substitutions approved shall not relieve
the Contractor from the responsibility of absorbing addi-
tional cost incurred by other trades because of such
substitutions. Shop drawings shall be submitted for the
entire project at one time. Individual shop drawings
shall not be accepted.
(f) All materials and equipment covered by this speci-
fication shall be new, guaranteed by the manufacturer and
shall be installed by first class workmen who have had
experience in this particular class of work.
(g) A thoroughly competent Superintendent, satisfactory
to the Architect shall be in charge of the work at all
times. He shall not be withdrawn without written consent
of the Architect.
(h) Cutting and patching as may be required for the in-
stallation of this system shall be provided and carefully
repaired. Such cutting and patching shall be done by
men experienced in the work involved. Cut no joists,
bean, girder, column or other structural member without
written permission from the Architect-Engineer.
(i) Sleeves and inserts shall be furnished and installed.
The work shall be laid out and sleeves set so there will
be a minimum of cutting, drilling and patching. Sleeves
shall be provided where all pipes pass through floor or
wall construction. Sleeves shall be large enough to pass
pipe and insulation where required.
(j) Preconstruction Conference: Prior to start of any
work, the successful General Contractor together with the
successful Mechanical and Electrical Subcontractors shall
meet with the Engineer to determine that no questions
remain concerning the intent of the drawings or specifi-
cations. The Contractor shall outline his method of
procedure and shall bring up for discussion and decision
any questions he has concerning the project. No work
shall be performed prior to this meeting. The Architect
shall set date, time and place of conference.
15A-04. DUCTWORK: (a) Contractor shall guarantee that
all ductwork will operate without noise, chatter or vibra-
tion. After systems are in operation should these defects
appear because of his negligence, the Contractor shall
either remove, replace or reinforce at his own expense as
directed by the Engineer.
(b) After the system is in operation, the volume of air
at all outlets shall be tested and volume dampers, splitters,
and other devices shall be adjusted so that the air volumes
shall be as shown on the drawings. On completion, each
system shall be turned over free of all objectional drafts
and deflectors, splitters and other devices shall be ad-
justed as required to'accomplish this result. If required
during the first year of operation, the Contractor shall,
at no expense to Owner, balance the system to provide
uniform temperatures throughout.
(c) -Splitters: Splitters shall be provided where shown
to permit adjustment of air volume. Each splitter shall
be provided with an accessible regulator of the lock
.quadrant type. Regulators located in finished ceilings
shall be YoungyRegulator, concealed type with chrome
plate cover, Model No. 301-A, complete with key Model
No. 6. Regulators mounted on the surface of the duct in
accessible areas where it is -not necessary to bring the
control rod through the finished ceiling shall be Young
.Valcalox Regulator Company. Splitters shall be fabricated
of galvanized sheet iron, one gauge heavier than the duct
with maximum gauge of No. 18. End of splitter shall be
turned over to form a tear drop edge. Fittings shall be
fastened to the duct by stove bolts or rivets. Sheet
metal screws shall not be used. The locking device on
insulated ducts shall be placed on a bracket so .tht the
the set screws are on the surface of the insulation.
(d) Deflector Vanes: Where shown on the drawings, in
square elbows and in elbows where radius is not full,
sheet metal deflector vanes shall be installed for the
full height of duct being securely riveted in position.
Vanes shall be constructed of metal, one gauge heavier
than the duct.
(e) Supporting of Ducts:
1. All ducts shall be adequately supported. For
ducts up to 18-inches in width, hangers shall be
placed on not more than 8-feet centers; ducts
19-inches and above in width on not nore than
4-feet centers. Hangers shall be placed plumb
and present a.neat appearance.
2. Hangers on ducts shall be constructed from gal-
vanized iron 1-in. x 1/8-in. Hangers shall
extend down the sides of the ducts not less than
9-inches. On ducts less than 9-inches in depth,
hangers shall extend the full depth of ducts.
Hangers shall be attached at the duct using not
less than three rivets or Parker screws of
3. The use of perforated band iron for supporting
of ducts will not be permitted.
(f) Gauges of Sheet Metal: Unless otherwise noted,
ductwork shall be constructed of galvanized steel sheets,
free front blisters, slivers, pits and imperfectly coated
spots of the gauges specified below with cross-broken
Max Side U. S. Type of
Inches Std. Gauge Transverse Joint Bracing
1 to 12 26 S.Drive None
13 to 24 24 S.Drive None
25 to 30 24 1" Bar Slip 1" angle 4'*
31 to 40 22 1" Bar Slip 1" angle 4'*
41 to 60 22 1-1/2" Bar Slip 1-1/2" angle 4'*
All angle bracing shall be 1/8-inch.
(g) Contractor shall properly counterflash all ductwork
passing through walls to provide a weather-tight joint.
Curb flashing will be done under other sections of these
specifications. All ducts above the roof shall be soldered
15A-05. INSULATION: (a) All supply and return ductwork
above grade and the backs of ceiling diffusers shall be
insulated with 1-1/2-inch thick 3/4 Ib. density fiberglas
flexible blanket. This material shall have a reinforced
(b) Approved Material:
1. Fiberglas as manufactured by Owens-Corning Fiber-
glas Corporation, or approved equal.