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AIR CONDITIONING AND MECHANICAL VENTILATION SYSTEM

1 General

a. This Scope of Work and Technical Specification and associated clause by clause compliance
statements and Tender Drawings , which are part of this Contract, describe the specific
Scope of Work that the Contractor is required to carry out.
b. All equipment, components and accessories required for the completion and successful
operation of the Work covered under the Scope of Work either specified in detail or not, shall
be supplied and installed by the Contractor as necessary to enable it to be calibrated,
commissioned and put into operation in accordance with the Design Parameters.

c. The engineering design and the specifications of equipment and material supplied shall be in
accordance with this Scope of Work and Technical Specifications and applicable Industry
Standards specified. If the equipment either does not conform to specifications or is not
acceptable to Employer based on past operating experience, the Contractor shall propose
alternative equipment for review and acceptance by the Engineer.

d. In case of a conflict in the requirements specified, the Contractor shall bring this to the
attention of the Engineer and shall obtain such applicable requirements for this Project in
writing from the Engineer.

e. The Contractor shall have no right to decide on his own the requirements in case of such a
conflict, and in case of such an eventuality, he will be doing so at his own risk and cost as the
Employer reserves the right to reject any or the complete part of such Work arising out of the
Contractor's own decision.

f. The drawings listed in Appendix I are for specifying the scope of work in enough detail and
to explain the design intent. Contractor shall develop detailed design drawings for the
construction based on these drawings and the specific equipment and material proposed for
the works.

g. The specification of equipment and material specified herein are to be considered as the
minimum requirement, and the Contractor shall carry out his own basic and detailed design
necessary for the specifications of the proposed equipment.

h. All documents, drawings data and instruction books to be submitted by the Contractor shall
be written in English language.

2 Applicable Standard Specifications

Contractor shall ensure that the proposed Air Conditioning and Mechanical Ventilation system
comply with following Standard Specifications,

i. ASHRAE Standard 15-1994 - Safety Code for mechanical refrigeration
ii. ASHRAE Stand. 62-1999 - Ventilation for acceptable indoor air quality
iii. ASHRAE Stand. 70-1991 - Method of testing for rating the performance of air
outlets and inlets.
iv. ASHRAE Stand. 70-1991 - Method of testing for rating the performance of air
outlets and inlets.
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v. ASHRAE Guideline 4-1993

- Preparation of operation & maintenance
documentation for building systems
vi. ASHRAE Guideline 1-1996 - The HVAC commissioning process
vii. SMACNA (1985) - HVAC Duct construction standards
viii. SMACNA (1981) - HVAC Duct system design
ix DW/142 (1982) - Specification for sheet metal ductwork
x. CIBSE Guide A (1999) - Environmental design
xi. CIBSE Guide B - Installation & equipment data
xii. CIBSE Guide C (1986) - Reference data
xiii. CIBSE Guide E (1997) - Fire engineering
xiv. CIBSE Guide F (1998) - Energy efficiency in buildings
xv. ASHRAE handbooks - HVAC applications, Systems and Equipments
xvi. B.S. 5643 (1984) - Glossary of air conditioning terms buildings
xvii. B.S. 5720 (1979) - Code of practice for air conditioning in buildings
xviii. B.S.EN 779(1993) - Air filters
xix. B.S.5588 - part 9 (1989) - Code of practice - Duct works (fire precaution)
xx. B.S. 6821 - Method of testing of dampers and valves
xxi. B.S. 4434 (1989) - Specifications for safety aspects in the design,
construction and installation of refrigerating
appliances and systems.
3 Scope of Work
Scope of Work shall cover supply, installation, testing, balancing and commisioning of Air
Conditioning and Mechanical Ventilation System for the proposed office building. This Contract
includes supply and installation of equipment and erection of necessary plumbing, ducting, and
installation of other electrical and mechanical equipment as specified in detail hereunder:

i. 2 nos. - 10Tons Air cooled Ducted Packaged type Precession Air Conditioner
ii. 2 nos. - 10Tons Air cooled Ducted Split type Air Conditioner
iii. 1 no. - 15Tons Air cooled Ducted Split type Air Conditioner
iv. 2 nos. - 20Tons Air cooled Ducted Split type Air Conditioner
v. 1 lot

- Externally insulated duct work consisting of plenum boxes, bends, take offs,
reducers, sound attenuators, junction boxes, volume dampers etc.,
vi. 1 lot - Ceiling diffusers, dampers, etc.,
vii. 1 lot - Exhaust fans and related duct work, air grills, etc.,
viii. Provide comprehensive warranty and service for one complete year after commissioning the
system and equipment.

ix. Provide operational spare parts for two years of operation after the one year warranty period.
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x. Provide As-Built Drawings, Spare Parts catalogue, Operation & Maintenance Manuals.


4 Design Criteria

Contractor shall adopt the following design criteria as a minimum for this Project:

4.1 General
Equipment Operation in server
room

: 24 Hours
4.2 Outdoor Condition
All equipment, material and devices and their specified ratings furnished under this Work
shall be suitable for operation in the following outdoor conditions:
Annual Average Dry Bulb Temperature : 31 C
Annual Average Wet Bulb Temperature : 27 C
Maximum Dry Bulb Temperature : 33 C
Maximum Relative Humidity : 90%

4.3 Indoor Design Condition for server room
Dry Bulb Temperature : 18 C to 22 C
Relative humidity : 50% to 60%

4.4 Electrical System Parameters
Low Voltage system is 400V, ac 3 phase 4 wire system and the neutral is effectively
grounded. The ratings of circuit breakers, control gear and other relevant equipment shall be
selected considering the system fault level at the location.
Nominal voltage : 400, ac 5%
System frequency : 50 Hz
System fault level : 25kA

4.5 Allowable noise Level
In room : 50 dB(A)
In open air at a distance of 2 meters : 60 dB(A) for overall area




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5 Working Drawings

Contractor shall prepare and provide scaled working drawings taking into consideration the design
intent of the tender drawings, specifications, architectural schemes, structural layouts and any other
factor as relevant to the works. The working drawings shall be in enough detail indicating equipment size,
pipe connection details, equipment make, model, ratings and duty. In case of air registers and diffusers and
similar items, airflow rates, neck size, type, etc. for each type shall be indicated.

The working drawing shall provide details necessary for coordinating works with other trades such as civil
works, electrical, plumbing, etc.

The drawings shall be of scale 1:50. Detailed equipment and piping layout drawings of Scale 1:20 shall
be provided for Pump Room and Machine Room (one set for each rating).

The Contractor shall submit two sets of working drawings to the Engineer for approval at least one month
prior to commencement of work at site.

Contractor shall incorporate any modifications required by the Engineer and shall obtain approval thereon.
Two set of approved working drawing stamped Issued for Construction shall be kept in the Contractors
Site Office and one set shall be updated promptly showing all relevant details marked up as necessary to be
taken for preparing final As-Built drawings.

6 Balancing, Testing and Commissioning

Contractor shall carry out system balancing, testing and commissioning as per ASHRAE & CIBSE
Standard Commissioning code, or as directed by the Engineer. The duct work shall be tested as specified in
DW142 and DW143. Contractor shall demonstrate to the Engineer that the system operates satisfactorily
and the design parameters are met.

Test protocols as per the standard specifications shall be prepared and submitted to the Engineer one
month before the schedule date of testing.

7 Operation and Maintenance Training
Contractor shall provide operation and maintenance training to the Employers staff on operation and
maintenance of the system. The Contractor may propose his own recommendations or other training
programs that the Contractor considers beneficial for the Employer in their efforts towards
independence and self reliance in the operation, maintenance of the installed Air Conditioning and
Mechanical Ventilation System.

8 Warranty and remedy of defects

Contractor shall warrants that the Work is engineered and designed in accordance with the highest
quality, efficiency and state of the art design and with best engineering practices; shall meet the design
criteria and the design intent; and be fit for the purposes intended.

At any time prior to or within one (1) year after the commissioning, if the Engineer discovers that the
Work does not conform to the warranty set forth above, Contractor shall, after receipt of notice from the
Employer, promptly perform or arrange for the performance of any corrective action required to make the
Work conform to the warranties set forth above, including all Work of removal, engineering, design
replacement or re-fabrication of material and reinstallation as may be necessary.

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9 Maintenance Period

Contractor shall maintain the Air Conditioning and Mechanical Ventilation System and rectify any
defects as required by the Employer for a period of one year from the date of occupation of the building.
In addition the Contractor shall maintain his staff for a minimum period of first three (3) months of
operation at the building premises so that necessary operation and maintenance know how is transferred
to the Employers staff.

10 Equipment and Material Specifications

Contractor shall warrants that the work is engineered and designed in accordance with the highest
quality, efficiency and state of the art design and with best engineering practices; shall meet the design
criteria and the design intent; and as engineered and designed to be fit for the purposes intended.

10.1 General

Contractor shall comply with the technical specifications outlined in this section.
Notes:
1. - All Packaged Units including accessory items such as microprocessor
controller and associated components shall be of the same manufacturer.
Internal wiring and automated controls shall be factory wired and factory
tested to ensure correctness of wiring, operation and controls.

Each unit shall be tested as per ARI standard test procedure and shall carry
name plate stamped with ARI test certification.
Comprehensive set of documentation required for operation, maintenance,
trouble shooting, etc., shall be provided prior to start-up.

10.2 Air Cooled Ducted split Units

All equipment, material and devices and their specified ratings furnished under this Work
shall be suitable for operation in the following outdoor conditions:

a. Packaged Type Air Conditioners shall be of microprocessor-controlled modular
construction, air cooled using hermetically sealed multiple compressors

b. Refrigerant pipes shall be provided with supports and anchoring as appropriate to
prevent amplifications resulting from compressor discharge gas pulsations and
mechanical vibrations. Allowance shall be provided for thermal expansions and
contractions of pipes, by providing appropriate elbows and 3 dimensional pipe
configurations.

c. Refrigerant charging ports/connections shall be provided for field charging of
refrigerants. Suction and discharge gauge connectors shall also be provided for fixing
pressure gauges for maintenance.

d. Package units shall be manufactured in a facility which has been registered by
Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc. (UL) and by the International Organization for
Standardization ISO 9000 Series Standards for quality.


e. Exposed metal surfaces of the packaged Units shall be galvanized and/or powder
coated with manufacturers standard colour shade, direct-to-metal.

f. Neoprene rubber isolation pads shall be provided under all support points of the unit.
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g. Compressors shall be provided with the following protection and display features:

Phase failure
Phase reversal/phase sequence
Phase imbalance
3-phase ground fault
Over-current thermal overload
Microprocessor based overload trip protection
3-phase power monitor
Refrigerant High Pressure
Refrigerant Low Pressure





h. Voltage/Current rating of the power conductor to the unit shall meet or exceed
minimum unit nameplate voltage and rated full load current.

i. Appropriate surge protection shall be incorporated in the motor controller to protect or
avoid malfunction from surges resulting from sudden load reductions.

j. Flexible and/or rigid conduits shall be used as necessary for the cable run from Main
MCCB to the power input socket of the unit.

k. Following documents shall be available from the manufacturer, at the work site during
installation, start up and training/instruction:

i. Start up, operation and maintenance instructions
ii. Installation instructions
iii. Field wiring diagrams
vi. One complete set of certified drawings.

10.2.1 Air Cooled Packaged Unit Precision Air Conditioner

a. Packaged Type Precision Air Conditioner shall be of microprocessor-controlled
modular in construction, air cooled using hermetically sealed compressor, with
refrigerant R-407A or equivalent.

b. Unit shall be of floor standing type subject to approval of the Engineer.

c. Refrigerant pipes shall be provided with supports and anchoring as appropriate to
prevent amplifications resulting from compressor discharge gas pulsations and
mechanical vibrations. Allowance shall be provided for thermal expansions and
contractions of pipes, by providing appropriate elbows and 3 dimensional pipe
configurations.

d. Refrigerant charging ports/connections shall be provided for field charging of
refrigerants. Suction and discharge gauge connectors shall also be provided for fixing
pressure gauges for maintenance.

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e. Internal cabinet insulation shall be as per ASHRAE 62.1 for Mold Growth, Humidity
& Erosion, and shall be tested as per UL 181 & ASTM 1338.

f. Package units shall be manufactured in a facility which has been registered by
Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc. (UL) and by the International Organization for
Standardization ISO 9000 Series Standards for quality.

g. Exposed metal surfaces of the packaged Units shall be galvanized and/or powder
coated with manufacturers standard colour shade, direct-to-metal. Mounting brackets
shall be of adequate strength and factory fixed to the cabinet.

h. Neoprene rubber isolation pads shall be provided under all support points of the unit.

i. Unit shall be provided with the following Set Point Parameters:
Temperature Set Point 18 C - 29 C
Humidity 20% - 80%

j. Unit shall be provided with the following Alarm / Protection Features:

High Temperature
Low Temperature
High Humidity
Low Humidity
High Water Alarm - Lockout Unit Operation
High Head Pressure
Loss of Power
Compressor Short Cycle

10.3 Duct Work

10.3.1. General
a. Duct work shall be of galvanized, cold rolled, close annealed, patent
flattened steel sheets, in accordance with HVCA DW/142, suitable for the
system pressure involved.

b. Access doors to ductwork shall be of the hinged insulated type, except
specified otherwise. Access doors and door openings in the ductwork
shall be adequately stiffened.

c. Transformation pieces shall be constructed such that the angle on any side
does not exceed 20 to the axis of the duct. Where this is not possible, the
Engineer's approval shall be obtained.
d. Where branch ducts occur at taper or transformation pieces, the length of
such pieces in the main ducts shall be symmetrical about the axis of the
branch duct.

e. Sharp edges or corners on ductwork, on associated equipment, supports,
angles, etc., will not be permitted.

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f. Duct connections to equipment shall be fabricated in sections with mild
steel angle frames to permit easy removal of the complete plant or any
one component.

g. All riveted joints shall be sealed with 75mm wide adhesive tape, applied
externally and all connections to plant made with felt or asbestos jointing
to minimize transmission of vibration.

h. All bolts shall be bright steel with nuts and washers serialized. Rivets and
self-tapping screws shall be Galvanized, serialized or similarly treated to
avoid corrosion.

i. Where steel ducts connect to constructional work, the end of the steel duct
shall project into the wall of the constructional duct and a galvanized mild
steel angle flange shall be provided for grouting into the brickwork or
reinforced concrete and felt or rubber insertion shall be provided to seal
the joint. A thermal barrier shall be provided where necessary.

j. Each section of the duct work shall be tested at works before folding and
the quality of the sheet shall permit folding without cracking. All ducts
shall have a smooth internal finish, free from projecting angles, nuts or
rivets, etc.

k. Ductwork shall be manufactured from sheets of the thickness given in
relevant detail drawing. Where ductwork is external to the building, inlet
cowls, extract gratings, etc, the thickness of the ducts shall be at least two
gauges thicker than that given in the table. External duct work shall be
specially fabricated and painted with two coats of black bitumastic paint
such as 'Evode No. 5Q5H - Appexior', or equivalent subject to Engineers
approval.

l. Joints for rectangular ductwork of a side wider than 600mm shall be
flanged by means of 40mm x 40mm x 3.2mm galvanized mild steel
angles. Angles used as flanges or stiffeners shall be riveted to the
ductwork with 8 SWG rivets at 50mm pitch. The joint faces of all flanges
shall be drilled for 10mm bolts at 75mm pitch.

m. Slip joints shall be not less than 150mm long with the spigot carefully
swaged circumferentially to act as a stiffener and a register for the socket
end.

10.3.2. Duct Supports

Ductwork shall be adequately supported on supports and brackets,
adjustable in height, fixed to the building structure with specially
designed brackets and cantilevers and spaced to ensure adequate support.
Where practicable a support shall be fitted at each joint in the ductwork.
All ductwork supports shall conform to HVCA DW/144. All supports
shall be of Hot dipped galvanized mild steel. All cuts and drill holes shall
be treated with cold galvanizing paint.

Felt pads shall be fitted between the ducts and the supports to reduce
transmission of noise and vibration. Supports shall be spaced to prevent
distortion and drumming of the ductwork.

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Where ductwork is insulated a non-compressible insulation spacer equal
in thickness to the insulation shall be placed between the duct and its
support.

Sleeves shall be fitted to ducts at points where they pass through walls,
floors and ceilings. Sleeves shall be made of Galvanized mild steel.
Timber may be used if approved by the Engineer. The gap between the
duct and the sleeve shall be filled with fiberglass insulation of density 45
kg/m
3
.

10.3.3. Dampers
a. Volume dampers shall be provided at positions where branches or sub-
branches leave the main distribution ducts as indicated in the drawings.
Dampers shall be of adjustable stainless steel aerofoil manufactured in
accordance with HVAC DW/144.

b. Multi-leaf dampers shall be of the opposed blade type with blades rigidly
fixed to the operating spindle, the end of which shall be housed in
synthetic bearings. The respective leaves of multi-leaf dampers shall be
linked by toothed gears housed in a protective casing with a manual gear
controller and indicator. The set air volumes shall be indicated on a label
located adjacent to each damper.

c. Fire dampers shall be supplied and fixed in ducts, where indicated in
drawings, or detailed elsewhere in the specification and shall comply with
the relevant British Standards. An access panel shall be provided in the
ductwork adjacent to each fire damper.

d. The air leakage past through a damper in the fully closed position shall
not exceed 5%. Dampers shall be as manufactured by TROX or equal and
approved.

10.3.4. Splitters and Turning Vanes

Where changes of direction occur in duct runs and space does not permit
large radius bends to be installed, square or short radius bends may be
used provided with internal splitters or turning vanes of true aerofoil
section as detailed in HVAC DW/144.

Turning vanes shall be rigidly fixed to prevent vibration and the edges
shall be smooth and free from burrs, etc. to prevent air noise. Contractor
shall submit general arrangement drawings of splitters and turning vanes
to the Engineer before the fabrication.

10.3.5. Diffusers and Grilles

a. The Contractor shall provide and install grilles and diffusers as indicated
in the drawings. In addition to complying with these specifications these
grilles and diffusers shall comply with any specific requirements specified
under Interior Designs.

b. Supply and return air diffusers and grilles shall be manufactured from
extruded Aluminium.

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c. Return and extract air diffusers and grilles shall be of similar construction
as those for supply air, but without dampers, unless indicated otherwise
on the Drawings.

d. Fresh air inlet grilles or any grille subject to atmospheric corrosion shall
be manufactured from robust aluminium alloy extrusions, designed to
allow a minimum ingress of rain water. Supply and return air diffusers
and grilles shall be of stove enameled paint finish, in accordance with the
Engineers approved colour shade.

e. Grilles fixed on external walls shall be fitted with insect / bird screens.

f. Grille and diffuser dampers shall be made of Aluminium or Galvanized
steel and be provided with a removable key so that adjustment can be
made from the face on the grille or diffuser. All grilles and diffusers shall
be fitted with a rubber sponge gasket or flexible PVC sheet for airtight
joint.


10.3.6. Plenum Boxes

Plenum boxes shall be of Galvanized sheet steel, acoustically lined internally
and thermally insulated externally. The connecting spigot shall be fitted with a
volume control damper. For applications requiring NR 25 or below the
maximum length shall be 1.5m. Approved proprietary boxes may be used
subject to the required sound levels being achieved. Where locally fabricated
boxes are offered, the height of the box shall be 2 x diameter of neck or 500mm
whichever is the greater.

10.3.7. Connections

a. Flexible connections shall be supplied and fitted on all package units and
shall also be fitted to other components where indicated on the Drawings.


b. Flexible connections shall be manufactured from heavy quality, PVC
impregnated, canvas and shall not be less than 200 mm length. The
canvas shall be securely fixed to air handling units and ducting with
Galvanised mild steel angle frames to provide perfect airtight joints. The
flexible connections shall be pre-insulated to minimize condensation.

c. Circular flexible ducting shall be installed as shown in detail drawing to
the diameter indicated. Flexible ducts shall be pre-insulated with thermal
insulation having thermal conductance of 1.305 W/mK.

d. Flexible connections shall be capable of withstanding full operating
pressure of the system and shall have tested to a test pressure of at least
50% higher than the system operating pressure.

e. Duct connections to equipment fitted with anti vibration mountings shall
have flexible connections to isolate the vibration from the piping or
ducting system. All flexible connections shall be installed with the axis
parallel to the connecting duct and shall not be used to form a duct offset.


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10.4 Thermal Insulation of Duct Work

10.4.1. General

Thermal insulation shall be applied on the duct surfaces operating on a surface
temperature below the surrounding temperature and the surface temperature below
the dew point of the surrounding air.

10.4.2. Material

Insulation material shall be flexible duct insulation formed from uniformly
textured, Glass wool fiber bonded with a thermosetting resin to form light
weight, flexible blankets which is laminated with single sided two way re-
inforced aluminium foil vapour barrier. Thermal conductivity of Glass wool
blanket shall not exceed 0.035 W/mK at mean temperature of 20 C. The
insulation shall have fire performance such that it passes CLASS 0 as per BS
476 Part 5, 6 & 7 under building regulations section E 15.

10.4.3. Thickness
Ceiling plenums - 5 mm, 0.035 W/mK, 24 Kg/m
3

Ducts facing outdoor atmospheric conditions - 50 mm, 0.034 W/mK, 32 Kg/m
3

10.5 External Noise

No piece of plant located externally or in a plant room shall have a noise level which is
sufficient to impinge on rooms to the extent of producing an NR value greater than that
specified above for the office rooms. Any noise produced by equipment outside a room
shall be additional to any noise produced by equipment inside or serving that room in terms
of NR criteria.

Main supply duct up to the first branch-off and main return duct up to 3000mm length from
the unit shall be acoustically lined internally with an acoustic layer as indicated in the
drawings in addition to the external thermal insulation.

10.6 Electrical Works

10.6.1 General
a. The incoming supply will be at 400V, 3 phase, 3/4 wire, 50 Hz and the
panels shall be suitable for a fault rating of 25 kA at 400 volts. Phase
sequence colouring shall be Red, Yellow and Blue. All sections of the
panel shall be suitably labeled.

b. Motor starting panels shall have the following sub-sections:

Supply incoming section
Motor starting section separate for each motor
Automatic control circuits and Indicators
Small power distribution section
Protection devices/ equipment
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10.6.2 Electric Panel Enclosures

a. The interior of enclosure shall be powder coated with gloss white paint.
The exterior of the enclosure shall be powder coated with cream colour
paint. All cut-outs and holes to be drilled in the panel enclosure shall
be carried out in the factory before rust proofing and powder coating.

b. All cubicles shall be adequately earthed independent of the earth
connection via the cable glands, and panel doors and other cubicle
sections shall be electrically bonded to each other for proper earthing.

c. Enclosures shall be of wall mounted type and shall have protection class
IP 54 as per IEC 529.

d. Enclosure dimensions shall be carefully selected so that adequate working
space
is available for easy replacement of components. Access to the cubicles
or cubicle compartments for all normal routine maintenance shall be
from the front.

e. Enclosure doors shall be suitably brazed and hinged to ensure uniform
pressure right along the rubber beading. The rubber beading shall be flat
type that provides protection against dust and drops of water. Doors
shall be lockable with special type key (triangular) operated locks.
Hinges shall be made of suitable non-corrosive material.


f. Arrangement of components shall be logically designed and shall be
approved by the Engineer. Cable entry shall be as existing where knock
out flanges shall be fixed. All cables shall terminate at connections
installed at the bottom part of the enclosure.

Bus bars shall occupy the top portion of the enclosure. Contactors and
protective devices shall be in the middle portion of the enclosure. All
meters shall be conveniently located for easy reading and MCCB's
located at convenient heights. Maximum mounting height of the
enclosure/instruments shall be decided considering the operational
convenience during the design stage.

g. Wiring within the enclosure shall be done in neatly arranged PVC cable
trays with detachable lid and shall be properly tied. All wires shall be
numbered. The control wiring diagram suitably laminated shall be fixed
on to an interior wall of the enclosure.

10.6.3 Supply Incoming Section

Incoming section of the Panel shall consist of the following basic elements:

One 4 pole moulded case circuit breaker with thermal magnetic over load and
earth fault trip.

One voltmeter with selector switch for monitoring phase to neutral and phase-
to-phase voltages.


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One supply voltage monitor with following features and interlocked with both
of the
motor starters.

Supply voltage imbalance, (single phasing, adjustable).
Under and over voltage.
Lamp indicator to indicate operating condition of supply voltage.

Set of lightening voltage surge-arrestor/diverter.

10.6.4 Bus Bars

All bus bars (TP or TP&N running over the entire length of panel) shall be of
copper and of adequate thermal and short circuit capacity to withstand extreme
fault or short circuit conditions without permanent damage. Current density in
the bus bars shall not exceed 3A per mm
2
under all operating conditions.

An earth bus bar shall be provided at the bottom portion of the enclosure.

10.6.5 Automatic Control and Interlocks

Necessary control relays, transducers, cables and accessories shall be provided
for automatic operation of the units according to the control strategy.

10.6.6 Earthing Terminals and Connections

Earthing bar shall be provided mounted in the lower part of the enclosure (earth
bus) and shall be marked Main earth terminal and shall be complete with
screw-connections, for earthing conductors.

Earth conductors shall be sized in accordance with relevant IEE regulations or
equivalent. PVC cable insulation shall be green/yellow.

10.6.7 Field Wiring
a. Power and control wiring, switchgear, protection gear and other
accessories shall be provided for complete installation of equipment as
necessary.

b. Field-supplied conductors, devices and wiring, material used for
termination, splice and tap conductors and devices shall be UL listed
and in compliance with applicable codes and specifications. Installation
shall be done using manufacturer recommended tools.

c. The routing of field installed conduit and conductors and the location of
field-installed devices shall not interfere with equipment access or the
reading, adjusting, or servicing of any component.

d. Equipment installation and all starting and control devices, must comply
with details in equipment submittal drawings and literature.
e. Wire and cables with aluminum conductors shall not be used.




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10.6.8 Control Wiring

a. Control wiring of the packaged units, indoor and outdoor shall be wired
as necessary to the plant control circuits to make the system fully
functional as an integrated system.

b. Control scheme shall be as such the individual packaged units can be
operated independently through their respective unit controllers
(manual/auto) or through the system management controller.

c. Field supplied control conductors shall be at least 18 AWG or larger.

d. Terminating device contacts and spare safety device contacts shall have
24 V ac rating. Minimum current rating shall be 60 mA, and nominal
current shall be 10mA. Switches shall be with gold plated bifurcated
contacts.

e. Low Voltage power wiring and control wiring (30V or less) shall be in
separate conduits.

f. For all field wiring the cables and the connected equipment shall be
provided with permanent plastic tags and labels which will easily
identify the cable or equipment, and shall be correctly referenced in
"As-Built" drawings.

g. For all cable installations, both ends of the cable shall be colour coded
and labeled for easy identification.

10.6.9 Moulded Case Circuit Breaker (MCCB)

MCCB's shall be manually operated type manufactured as per ICE 157-1 or
equivalent.

Each pole of the MCCB shall be shielded by insulated phase barriers, and circuit
breaker contacts shall have adequate suppression.

MCCB's shall be fitted with thermal and Magnetic overload trips and thermal
trip shall be adjustable for all capacities. For capacities exceeding 100 A, the
magnetic trip too shall be adjustable.

Breaking capacity according to ICE 157 at 416 V shall be above 25 kA for all
MCCB's used.

Each incoming circuit breaker shall in addition be provided with instantaneous
earth faults protection.

10.6.10 Contactors

Contactors shall conform to relevant industry standard and/or UL listed for
motor starting contactors. Contactors incorporated in motor starters shall
conform to BS 775 and/or BS 5424 or equivalent.

Capacities of the contactors shall be carefully selected leaving sufficient extra
capacity.

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10.6.11 Controls, Indicators and Alarms

Indication lamps and push buttons shall be provided and be coloured as follows:
Lamp Marking Colour
On
Fault
Off
Green
Amber
Red

Switch Button Marking Colour
Start
Stop
Green
Red

10.7 Spare Parts

List of spare parts shall include Manufacturers' recommended spare parts for all items of
plant of the mechanical and electrical services installations to provide maintenance for a
period of two years after the one year of warranty period.
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