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Project : PROPOSED PARKS & PLAYGROUND AND

REHABILITATION OF ESTERO DE CALOBGOB


Location : BARANGAY 505 ZONE 50 DISTRICT 4 MANILA
Proponent : HON. CARLITO M. BUCO
Subject : BRIEF SPECIFICATIONS
Date : FEBRUARY 8, 2010

DIVISION 1 – GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

1. SUMMARY OF WORK

A. The Work to be done under this Project consists of furnishing all labor, materials, tools,
equipment and facilities, including supervision, for the proper completion of the work as
specified herein in strict accordance with accepted codes and standards. Provide sufficient
workmen and competent supervisors familiar with the requirements and installations of the
specified items in the execution of this portion of the Work.

B. The Owner reserves the right to alter and/or omit any part of the plans with the approval of
the Architect.

C. The Contractor shall guarantee the building, except for works with specific guarantee for a
period of one (1) year after acceptance by the Owner. He shall repair, replace and change
description at his expense any and all defects, which may arise during the term due to
defective workmanship and/or inferior quality of materials.

2. WORK BY OTHERS

A. Verify with the Architect all items of work, which will be done by others.

B. Coordinate with other trades and investigate all possible interference and conditions affecting
the work.

C. Protect all structures including works of other trades from damage and injury.

3. MODIFICATION

A. Owner-Initiated Change Order Proposal Requests: The Owner may at any time, without
invalidating the Contract and without notice to the sureties, order extra work or make changes
by altering, adding to or deducting from the Work, as covered by the Drawings and
Specifications of this Contract and the general scope thereof. Such changes shall be ordered
by the Owner in writing, and no change or omission from the Drawings and Specifications
shall be considered to have been authorized without written instructions by the Owner.

1. Proposal requests are for information only. They are not instructions to stop work nor
to execute the proposed change.
2. Within 10 days of receipt, submit an estimated cost necessary to execute the change
for the Owner’s review. The following items must be included:

a. An itemized list of products required and unit costs, with total amount of
purchases.
b. Taxes, delivery charges, equipment rental.
c. The effect of the change will have on the Contract Time.

B. Contractor-Initiated Proposals: When unforeseen conditions require modifications, the


Contractor may submit a request for change to the Architect.

1. Describe the proposed change. Indicate reasons for the change and the effect of the
change on the Contract Sum and Time.
2. Include an itemized list of products required and unit costs, with the total amount of
purchases.
3. Indicate taxes, delivery charges, equipment rental and amount of trade discounts.

4. REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS

A. Permits and Licenses – Legwork for obtaining the followings items; Building Permit,
Sanitary/Plumbing Permit, Electrical Permit and Mechanical Permit, Fire Safety Permit,
Occupancy Permit and Permanent connection to water, telephone, electrical shall be done by
the Contractor under the Owner’s account.

5. TEMPORARY FACILITIES AND CONTROLS

A. Temporary facilities to erected and maintained at the job site shall be as follows:

1. Temporary utilities (water lines, electricity lines and communication lines); Furnish and
install all necessary temporary lines; Furnish and install area distribution boxes located
so that the individual trades may use their own construction type cords to obtain
adequate power and artificial lighting at all points where required by inspectors and their
safety.
2. Field offices and sheds, adequate in size and accommodation for all Contractor’s, office,
superintendent’s office, supply and tool room, making it available to owner or his
representative, Architect and Construction Manager throughout the entire Construction
period.
3. Sanitary facilities for use of all workmen.
4. Storage facilities for materials.
5. Enclosure/Fencing of the Construction area such as tarpaulin, barricades and canopies.
6. Project Signage/s
7. Fire Protection
8. Telephone, computer and Fax Unit
a. Permits and Licenses – Occupancy, building connections for telephone, water
and electrical (unless previously agreed upon to be Owner obtained)

6. SUBSTITUTIONS

A. The Architect will consider requests for substitution received within 15 days prior to
commencement of work.

1. Submit 3 copies of each request for substitution. Submit requests according to


procedures required for change-order proposals.

2. Identify the product or method to be replaced in each request. Include related


Specification Section and Drawing numbers.

3. Provide documentation showing compliance with the requirements for substitutions and
the following information:
a. Coordination information, including a list of changes needed to other Work that
will be necessary to accommodate the substitution.
b. Point-by-point tabulation of characteristics of specified materials against
proposed substitute, including performance, weight, size, durability and visual
effect and indicating reasons for substitution.
c. Product data, including drawings and descriptions of products and installation
procedures.
d. Samples where applicable or requested.
e. A statement indicating the effect of the Contractor’s Construction Schedule
compared to the schedule without approval of the substitution. Indicate the effect
of the substitution of Contract Time.
f. Cost information, including a proposal of the net change, if any, in the Contract
Sum.
g. Certification that the substitution conforms to the Contract Documents and is
appropriate for the applications indicated.
h. The Contractor’s waiver of rights to additional payment or time that may become
necessary because of the failure of the substitution to perform adequately.
i. Architect’s Action: If necessary, the Architect will request additional information
within one (1) week of receipt of a request for substitution. The Architect will
notify the Contractor of acceptance or rejection within two (2) weeks of receipt of
the request. Acceptance will be in the form of a change order. No substitution
shall be made for any material, article or process required under Contract unless
approved in writing by the Architect.

Use the product specified if the Architect cannot make a decision within the time
allotted.

7. STAKING

A. Prior to the staking work or start of construction, the Contractor shall submit actual grade
elevations and necessary information to the Architect who shall confirm actual floor levels.
B. Before commencement of the Project, verify all property monuments. The Contractor shall
pay for the services of a licensed surveyor to confirm and certify the location of monuments,
culvert work, utility line and work of similar nature required by the Contract. All information
relevant to the Project shall be relayed to the Architect.
C. The Architect shall submit initial or bass staking plan for columns or posts only. Succeeding
staking plan for all levels showing location of columns, beams, slabs, black outs, pipe
sleeves, walls and partitions shall be done by the Contractor and submitted to the Architect
prior actual construction.
D. Staking of columns, beams and slabs shall be coordinated and verified with architectural
plans and details. Construction layouts should follow architectural alignments. Should there
be any discrepancy, the matter must be referred to the Architect for final decision and
approval.

DIVISION 2 – SITEWORK

GENERAL: Protect existing work, structures and foliage which are to remain in place. Promptly
remove all debris and other products of construction such as waste, dirt, garbage from the job site
for the Contractor’s account. Storing of removed materials and other products of construction
outside the security fence shall not be allowed.

1. DEMOLITION AND DISPOSAL OF EXISTING STRUCTURE

A. BREAKING AND REMOVAL OF EXISTING STRUCTURES


1. All existing structures, shown on the Drawings to be removed, shall be entirely removed
within the limits shown on the Drawings.
2. In removing manholes, catch basins and inlets, any live sewers connected with them
shall be properly reconnected, and with satisfactory by-pass service shall be maintained
during such construction operations.

3. When a portion of the existing structures is to be retained, care shall be taken not to
impair the value of the retained portion and shall make good, at his own expense, any
damage unto the retained portion.

4. During demolition, the Contractor shall take every precaution to protect the roadway,
embankment and all other existing works from damage and to ensure safety of his
workmen and general public.

B. DISPOSAL OF MATERIALS: All materials having salvage value shall be carefully removed
to avoid damage and shall be placed in neat piles outside of construction limits, but within the
right-of-way of disposal sites shown on the Drawings or as directed by the Architect.
Approved salvaged materials shall be used in other works if found suitable, otherwise, these
materials shall be disposed of in such a manner as to prevent damage to property, create
unsightly conditions or obstruct the natural flow of stream.

2. EXCAVATION

A. STRUCTURAL, EXCAVATION: Structural excavation, to indicate bearing values. Extent of


excavation shall be determined by the Civil works Engineer, extra care should be exercised,
to protect adjoining properties and existing utility lines. No footing shall rest on fill.
B. DEWATERING: Remove water which accumulates in such excavation before filling or
pouring concrete.
C. SHORING AND BRACING: Design, furnish, put in place and maintain sheeting and bracing
as may be required to support the sides of the excavation.

3. BACKFILLING

A. FILLING AND BACKFILLING: Filling and backfilling will not be done unless otherwise
directed by the Architect. Test for compaction shall be approved by the Architect.

B. PLACING AND COMPACTING FILL

1. Screened gravel stone bedding and granular fill shall be graded within standard limits,
and shall be free from sand, loan, clay, excess fines and deleterious materials.
2. Common fill shall be site excavated materials, free from perishable and objectionable
matter.

C. GRADING

1. Grading shall be performed at all phases that are indicated to the lines, grade and
elevations shown and otherwise directed by the Architect.
2. After the removal of forms, all trash, wood chips and other debris shall be removed from
the excavations to be backfilled.
3. Backfill shall not be placed to cover foundation structures until they have been inspected.

4. SOIL TREATMENT FOR SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE CONTROL


A. GENERAL: Pesticide shall be registered with the Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA).
Material shall be chemically formulated as an emulsive concentrate for subsequent dilution
with water.
B. AREAS OR APPLICATION: All slab-on-grade construction, foundations, crawl spaces:
Inside foundation walls, both sided of interior partitions, walls, around plumbing, rodding and
utility conduits, but not limited to the areas mentioned and shall also depend on the
manufacturer’s recommendation.
C. MANUFACTURER: LENTREK TC, DURSBAN, LEADTREX TC, CHLORDANE 75EC
Concentrate or its approved equivalent.

5. SOIL DRAINAGE SYSTEM

A. GENERAL: The system shall include storm drainage pipes and under drain pipes. Do not
have pipes, fittings and accessories delivered to site until layout drawings have been
approved.

B. INSTALLATION OF PIPES: Refer to Sanitary Works General Notes and Specifications.

C. FIELD TESTS: The Contractor shall conduct field inspections and should be able to produce
evidence, when required, that any item of work has been constructed properly, in accordance
with the drawings.

6. STAMPED CONCRETE FINISH

A. SUBSTRATE MATERIAL: Floor slabs subject to stamped concrete patterns shall have a
minimum thickness of 5 inches (125mm). a compressive strength of at least 3,000 psi (20
Mpa). Slab should be composed of fine aggregates with maximum size of 3/8” and shall be
transit mixed in order to control desired strength.
B. COLOR PIGMENTS: If coloring of concrete is desired, color pigments shall be integrated with
the concrete so as to eliminate fading and weathering of colored finish.
C. JOINT FILLERS AND FILLERS: Joint fillers of ½’ thick (12.5 mm) and asphalt sealant shall
be provided for every 6.0m length of concrete slab.
D. STAMPING TOOLS: Stamping pattern shall be square tile. Refer to plans.

7. WALKWAY AND PARKING PAVING

A. CONCRETE: Minimum compressive strength 3,000 psi (21 Mpa) with 3” slump. Thickness as
indicated in drawings.
B. BASE COURSE: Maximum liquid shall be 25 and maximum plasticity index shall be 6.
Minimum thickness shall be 4 inches or as indicated in drawings.
C. WEARING COURSE: Portland Cement; Surface Finish; Vitrified homogeneous non-skid
granite paver tiles by PIONEER.

DIVISION 3 – CONCRETE

1. CONCRETE FLOOR HARDENER

A. MANUFACTURER: KORUDOR 0/4 by Philmark Inc. or its approved equivalent.


B. DESCRIPTION: Non-metallic aggregate type with very high abrasion resistance. Performs
the dual function of a hardener and slip resistant aggregate. Color: gray.
C. COVERAGE: Type of Duty: Light for MEP areas, Generator Room, Switchgear, Rate of
application: Refer to product instruction.
2. CONCRETE FORMWORKS

A. MATERIAL
a. Forms shall have sufficient strength to withstand the pressure resulting from
placement and vibration of the concrete.
b. Forms shall be efficiently tight to pressure loss of mortar from the concrete.
c. Before placing concrete, the contact surfaces of the form shall be cleaned of
encrustications of mortar, grout of other foreign material, and shall be coated with
commercial form oil that will effectively prevent sticking and will not stain the concrete
surfaces.
B. COATING: Use NOKBOND form chemical

3. CONCRETE REINFORCEMENT
Refer to Structural Specifications and General Notes on the Drawing.

4. CAST-IN-PLACE CONCRETE
Refer to Structural Specifications and General Notes on the Drawing.

5. SPECIAL CONCRETE FINISHES

A. SCHEDULE OF FINISHES
a. Straight to Finish Concrete: Flooring of Tenant area/MDF.
b. Smooth Rubbed Concrete Finish: Off-form finish, patched then rubbed until
uniform color and texture is produced. Applied to both painted and unpainted surfaces.
c. Non-skid Concrete Tile: 200mm x 200mm x 25mm thick RUCO Tiles
d. Bare Concrete

6. GROUT

A. MATERIAL: Non-shrink, non-metallic grout


B. MANUFACTURER: ABC, Technoresins Industrial, Inc. or its approved equivalent.
C. COLOR: as selected by the Architect from the manufacturer’s color range.

DIVISION 4 – MASONRY

1. MASONRY
A. ROUGH MASONRY

a. HOLLOW BLOCKS: 6” CHB for exterior with minimum of 700 psi, 6” and 4” CHB for interior
with minimum compressive strength of 400 psi as manufactured by Jackbilt, Rockbilt or an
approved equivalent.
b. CEMENT: Portland cement, ASTM C 150-68 Type I.
c. SAND: Shall be river sand, well screened, clean, hard, sharp, siliceous, free from loam, silt of
other impurities composed of grains of varying sizes within the following limits:

Sieve No. Percent


8 Passing 100
16 Retained 5
100 Retained 97

2. MORTAR: Refer to Structural Specifications and General Notes on the Drawing.

3. REINFORCED MASONRY UNIT:


Refer to Structural Specifications and General Notes on the Drawing

4. STONE CLADDING
MATERIAL: Ashlar Stone, Green Slate or Binangonan Stone. For built-up columns. As per
Architect’s selection.

5. STONE VENEER: Thin stone veneers composed of non-combustible light weight aggregates,
Portland cement, and natural iron oxide to simulate natural stone. Include accessories for
corners, quoins, etc. Stone Veneer thickness shall be 1 inch to 2 ½ inches. Color and Pattern as
per Architects selection.

DIVISION 5 – METALS

1. METAL MATERIALS AND METHODS

A. ROUGH MASONRY: Lower grade acceptable for cast iron shall be that of BS 321, Grade C.
The castings shall be sharp and of the exact form and required shape to fit the parts truly and
to hold full dimensions. The product must be free from air holes, scratch, core nails, flaws and
defects of any kind.
B. WROUGHT IRON: Shall be free from any cracks. Blisters, flaws and other defects and
comply with BS 51, Grade A.
C. GALVANIZED STEEL: Shall be entirely and evenly coated with zinc and free from stains,
bare spots and other defects, such as blisters, pits, unplated areas, cloudy patches, cracks
and stains.
D. ALUMINUM SECTIONS OF FITTINGS: Shall be anodized of a minimum thickness of
0.02mm of color the same with aluminum framing. All screws shall be stainless steel or
approved alloy, countersunk flush whenever possible.
E. STAINLESS STEEL: Shall be of high chromium, high nickel steel. It shall comply generally
with the requirements of BS 970 EN and shall be the type established for welding (58B).

2. STRUCTURAL STEEL: Refer to Structural Specifications and General Notes on the Drawing

3. HANDRAILS AND RAILING

A. HANDRAIL: Stainless steel of high chromium, high nickel steel. 45mm diameter handrail,
hairline finish.
B. RAILING: GI 2’ flat bar and 10mm diameter round bar in automotive lacquer paint finish.

DIVISION 6 – WOOD AND PLASTICS

1. ROUGH CARPENTRY

A. MATERIALS

1. APITONG: Pressure treated and kiln-dried for all nailers, ceiling, joists, nailing strips,
vertical ceiling hangers, wood nailers, cants and blocking shall be continuous, cut with square
edges and in as long lengths as practicable.
2. YAKAL or GUIJO: Used for all wood placed in contact wwith concrete.
3. WOOD GLUE: Use appropriate type of wood glue for joints in wood ceilings and
partitions.
4. ROUGH HARDWARE: Provide all items of rough hardware necessary for the installation
of specified work. It shall be suitable type and of sufficient size and length to draw the work
firmly together.
5. TERMITE PROTECTION: Protect all wood surfaces by applying clear solignum as
necessary.

2. FINISH CARPENTRY

A. MATERIALS
a. DOOR JAMBS & WINDOWS: Use Guiljo, Narra equivalent kiln dried. Jamb shall be
finished according to door finish. Refer to drawings for areas of application.
b. CORNICES & MOULDINGS: MDF painted.

3. WOOD ACCENT
A. Wood accents shall be V-cut or stone cut with varnish finish.

4. PLASTIC FABRICATIONS

A. VINYL BASEBOARD: 100mm high laminated heavy duty PVC baseboard, including all trims
and accessories required for a complete installation, as manufactured by Atlanta Industries
Inc.
B. TILE TRIMS for end finish of ceramic or porcelain tiles: a high impact PVC strip as
manufactured by Homelux or approved equivalent.
C. TILE SPACERS: 2mm hard PVC virgin plastic.
D. SEALSTRIP: a high grade PVC extrusion with flexible fins at top and bottom as
manufactured by Homlux or approved equivalent.

5. PLASTIC FABRICATIONS

A. DESCRIPTION: Laminated sheets shall be constructed of a fully densified, resin based, solid
structural material, totally homogeneous, filled polyester resin composition.
Laminated sheets should not be directly bounded by continuous wood substrates or used for
exterior applications. Fixture units require that the hot water temperature be no more that
140˚F.
B. MANUFACTURER: Formica Building Products.

C. THICKNESS: ¼”. ½” or ¾”

D. COLOR AND DESIGN: Shall be selected by the Architect from the manufacturer’s standard
color range. Pattern and design shall be as indicated in the drawings.

E. FINISH: Satin, low-luster natural finish.

F. ADHESIVES

1. Wood and wood veneer inserts, as used in certain drop edge designs can bonded to
laminate sheets with PVA’s, clear epoxy, clear silicone or contact adhesives.
2. High pressure laminate inserts should be bonded with clear epoxy, clear silicone or
contact adhesives.
3. Backsplash sections may be attached to the wall with mastic and sealed to the
countertop with silicone or adhesive caulk.

G. OTHER MATERIAL: Other materials not specifically mentioned but is necessary for the
completion of the plastic laminate sheet system shall be new, first quality of their respective
kinds and shall be provided by the Contractor subject to the approval of the Architect.

6. SOLID SURFACE COUNTERTOP


A. DESCRIPTION: Countertop shall be seamless, homogeneous, non-porous solid surfacing of
thermoset polymer alloy of polyester and acrylic components filled with aluminum trihydrate
or modified acrylic or densified resin. 20mm minimum thickness.
B. MANUFACTURER: CORIAN by Dupont, ABIENT by Polytex Marketing Group or approved
equivalent. Finish as per Architect’s selection.
C. SPLASH BOARD: similar material as the countertop. 300mm high unless otherwise
indicated.
D. BOND AND FASTENERS: use suitable color matched sealants, seam adhesives and
fasteners as recommended by the manufacturer.
E. CHOICE OF COLORS AND EDGING: The Architect shall have prerogative in the selection of
the particular pattern, color ranges, textures and edge treatment.
F. PHYSICAL PROPERTIES: Countertop finish must durable, non-porous, not penetrable by
colorant, stain and chemical resistant, mildew resistant, impact resistant and heat resistant.
G. COLOR FASTNESS: Countertop shall not suffer any loss of color even under prolonged
exposure to ultra-violet radiation locally.
H. SURFACE QUALITY: Countertop shall be free from visible defects and objectionable
blemishes and shall be level and flat with even surface, rectangular in size, rectangular at the
corners and straight at the edges. Countertop shall be scratchproof and shall not warp or
deformed in any manner to the Architect’s approved. Countertop installation shall be
seamless.

DIVISION 7 – THERMAL AND MOISTURE PROTECTION

GENERAL: All concrete works to be waterproofed shall be made watertight and flood tested
for one week prior to application of any waterproofing material. If water leaks occur, the same
shall be repaired and flood tested again to the satisfaction of the Architect.

A. WATERPROOFING: Refer to related section for specific brand and type. Equivalent brand be
as approved by the Architect.

B. OTHER MATERIALS: All other materials, including protective coverings shall be only those
recommended by the manufacturer of the waterproofing materials used and shall be subject
to the approval of the Architect.

C. QUALITY ASSURANCE

1. QUALIFICATIONS OF INSTALLERS: Provide at least one person of the work and shall
be present at all times during execution of the portion of the work and who shall be
thoroughly experienced in the installation of the specified products and shall direct all
work performed under this Section.
2. MANUFACTURER’S CERTIFICATION: Prior to start of installation of the work of this
Section, secure a visit to the jobsite by a representative of the manufacturer of the
waterproofing materials used, who shall inspect certify:
a. That the surface to which waterproofing was applied was in condition suitable for
that application.
b. That the materials installed complied in all respects with the requirements of this
Section of these Specifications.
c. That the materials were installed in complete accordance with the manufacturer’s
current recommendations.
3. The General Contractor and the supplier/installer shall submit a joint statement or
declaration daily notarized stating that both parties will jointly work together to avoid leaks
that may be due to construction joint, honeycombs, air spots, defective, concrete, poor
cement, cracks of structural nature and all other items of similar nature which may nullify
the warranty of the concerned product/s. Leaks appearing during the warranty the period
(10 years) shall be corrected in accordance with the manufacturer recommendations. The
submission to the Architect and Owners of the notarized statement is a prerequisite
before the start of waterproofing works.

D. SUBMITTALS

1. MATERIALS LIST: Before any waterproofing material is delivered to the jobsite, submit
to the Architect a complete list of all materials proposed to be finished and installed under
this portion of the Work,
2. MANUFACTURER’S CERTIFICATION: Upon completion of the Work, and as a
condition of its acceptance, deliver to the Architect two copies of the certification, each
copy signed by an officer of the firm manufacturing the waterproofing materials used.

E. MODIFIED BITUMINOUS MEMBRANE WATERPROOFING (TORCH APPLIED)

1. DESCRIPTION: Atactic polypropylene polymer, blended with high grade asphalt and
reinforced with a non-woven polyester equivalent.
2. MANUFACTURER: APP-120 and APP-140 FIRESTONE, POLYBOND, ECOGIUM,
VANGUARD or its approved equivalent.
3. AREAS OF APPLICATION: Refer to drawings for exact location.

F. MODIFIED BITUMINOUS MEMBRANE WATERPROOFING (ANTI-ROOTS)

1. DESCRIPTION: Waterproofing membranes, prefabricated, coated with a mixture of


Atactic Polypropylene modified bitumen, reinforced with a base, of fiberglass fleece and
chemically treated to prevent the growth of roots. This membrane is to be protected by a
layer of 1000 gauge plastic sheet, 50mm concrete, sweet sand and garden soil.
2. MANUFACTURER: DERMABIT Garden by Dermabit or its approved equivalent.
3. AREAS OF APPLICATION: Plantboxes.

G. METAL ROOFING

1. ROOFING SHEETS: Long span pre-painted, aluminum and sinc-coated gauge 24 bse
metal thickness, ribbed type.
2. ROOFING ACCESSORIES: Gauge 24 pre-painted, aluminum and zinc-coated from plan
sheets, performed with matching shapes and fitting as per drawings. For straps,
flashings, fascias, sappings, trims, mouldings, etc. Color to match roofing sheet.
3. FASTENERS AND FIXATION: Use appropriate connectors as recommended by the
manufacturer and approved by the Architect.

H. METAL FASCIA
1. PLAIN SHEETS: Pre-painted, G.I. gauge 20.
2. FASTENERS AND FIXATION: Use appropriate connectors as recommended by the
Manufacturer ad approved by the Architect.

I. CAULKING AND SEALANT

1. MANUFACTURER: DOW CORNING, GE WALKER for silicone sealant for glazing, glass
sealant, building sealants and others or approved equivalent; 3M, INTUMEX sealant for
fire-rated walls or approved equivalent; TORAY THIOKOL for polysulfide sealant or
approved equivalent.
2. COLOR:.To be selected by the Architect from the Manufacturer’s Standard or Custom
Color Range.

DIVISION 8 – DOORS AND WINDOWS

GENERAL:

Provide all door frames, doors and related items required for anticipated work.

Provide manufacturer’s guarantee that doors will have ample strength from ordinary use and will
be free from warping and checking for 5 years.

Provide testing certification for internationally accredited testing laboratory for all fire rated doors.

A. PVC DOORS
1. DESCRIPTION:
Consists of rigid vinyl frames of extruded profile as per ASTM D1 784.

2. MANUFACTURER: VEKA, EOMEMERLING or approved equivalent.


3. FINISH: permanent color retention. As per Architect’s selection.

B. FLUSH WOOD DOOR

1. DOOR PANEL: 45mm thick solid core flush type swing door using 6mm Marine plywood
on one face. Doors shall be painted – gloss, lacquer type.
2. TOP AND BOTTOM EDGES: Hardwood, in accordance with Manufacturer’s latest printed
standards.
3. FRAME: Provide wood frames trimmed from 2” x 5”. Use thoroughly seasoned, kiln dried,
milled true to form solid stock and free from defects that would impair its strength or durability.
Provide applied members at jambs and heads where indicated.

C. WOOD PANEL DOOR

1. TYPE:
1. Narra equivalent kiln dried Panel Door with 6mm thick clear annealed float
beveled glass side panels.
2. Narra equivalent kiln dried Panel Door.
3. Tanguile kiln dried Solid Core Panel Door with marine pywood and appliqué
mouldings on both faces.
2. JAMBS: Guijo and Narra equivalent kiln dried.
3. FINISH: Stained and varnish finish.

D. STEEL WINDOW

1. Steel Bar: SWI Recommended Specifications for Steel Windows


2. Sheet Steel: ASTM A569.
3. Zinc-Coated Sheel Steel: ASTM A525 or ASTM A526.
4. Zinc-Coated Sheel Steel: ASTM A90, ASTM A123, ASTM A155 or ASTM A386.
5. Corrosion Resisting Sheet Steel: ASTM A167
6. Screws and Bolts: ASTM A165. ANSI B18.6.3 or ANSI B18,6.4 as applicable.
7. Fire Rated Windows: Provide sash and frame with necessary hardware to conform to
the requirements if the Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL). For the class of window
indicated.

E. ALUMINUM WINDOWS AND FRAMES


1. ALLOYS: Aluminum shall be of commercial quality and of proper alloy for window
construction, free from defects impairing strength and/or durability. Detached hardware
and hinges having component parts (screws, nuts, washers, bolts, rivets, clips, etc.)
which are exposed shall be of aluminum, non-magnetic stainless compatible with
aluminum and of sufficient tensile strength of not less than 1540 kg. cm (22,000 psi) to
perform the functions for which they are used.

Plated or coated materials not compatible with aluminum are not permitted unless
properly insulated from the aluminum. Alloy shall be 6063-T5 for all extrusions. For
external extrusions, the minimum coating should be 25 microns and the interior sections
should have 13 microns. Thickness of the aluminum extrusion is 1.6mm.
2. PROVISIONS FOR HARDWARE: Hardware shall be as recommended by the
manufacturer. Keyed-locking system should be applied.
3. GLAZING (GLASS): refer to Glass and Glazing Section
4. PUTTY: Putty glazing shall be In accordance with BS 544 prepared from the best
washed whiting and boiled linseed oil, well kneaded together and with a proportion of not
less than 10% of white lead ground in oil worked into it during preparation. Mastic glazing
compounds shall be of special manufacture suitable for tropical conditions.
5. AWNING WINDOWS
a. Windows Grade and Class: Comply with AAMA Grade and Performance Class
C20.
b. Hardware: Provide the required equipment and operating hardware. Windows
open outwards with a maximum angle of 12 degrees.
c. Operating Devices: Pull bar type operator located in the jamb of the sill.
d. Hinges: Concealed four bar friction hinges located on each jamb near the bottom
rail.
e. Limit Devices: Manufacturer’s standard limit device.
6. FIXED WINDOWS: Comply with AAMA Grade and Performance Class R15.

F. ALUMINUM STORM WINDOWS

1. WINDOW TYPES: Sliding Windows and Casement Windows.


2. MANUFACTURER: With minimum of 10 years experience in the fabrication of
aluminum storm windows.
3. FINISH: Flourocarbon finish.

G. ALUMINUM WINDOWS

1. WINDOW TYPES: Sliding and Fixed Windows and Casement Windows.


2. MANUFACTURER: With minimum of 10 years experience in the fabrication of
aluminum storm windows.
3. FINISH: Aluminum Extrusion: Alloy of 6063-T5 Anodized finish.

a. Accessories: All steel accessories and stiffeners shall be of appropriate gauges


and shall be hot-dipped galvanized coated fiberglass screen cloth.
b. Glazing: 6mm tinted glass.
c. Sealant: Use 2-part non-staining elastomeric polysulfide sealant (TORAY-
THIOKOL). Refer to Caulking and Sealant Section.
d. Finish Hardware: included in the fabrication by the supplier.

H. FINISH HARDWARE

1. LOCKSETS: BEST, SCHLAGE, YALE or approved equivalent.


a. Cylindrical Lockset
Entrance Lock Function with grip handle
Entrance Lock Function
Dead single cylinder

2. Patch fitting for Aluminum Glass Door.


3. Padlock for Access Door to Water Tank: YALE ABLOY or approved equivalent.

2. HINGES: STANLEY, HAGER or its approved equivalent.

a. For Panel Solid Core Wood Door and Steel Door: 4” x 4” x 0.134” full mortise ball
bearing hinges with stainless steel base metal in stain chrome finish.

b. For Aluminum Glass Door: Double action floor spring hinge with hold-open feature.

c. Cabinet Hinge: Automatic concealed hinges similar to HETTICH, HAFELE or its


approved equivalent. Self-closing with integrated side adjustment.

3. FIRE EXIT DEVICE: VON DUPRIN, YALE, or approved equivalent. Fire rated UL listed,
rim fire exit devices.
4. DOOR CLOSER: LCN, YALE or approved equivalent. Non-handled, tamper proof, full
rack and pinion with cast aluminum alloy shell.
5. OTHERS:
a. Intumescent strips installed on jambs of fire rated doors. PROMAT, INTUMEX or
approved equivalent.
b. All exterior opening shall installed with silicone seal and weatherstripping .
PEMCO, ZERO or approved equivalent.

I. FINISH HARDWARE

A. Glass shall be free from bubbles, smoke vanes, air holes, scratches and other defects
and cut to fit the rebates with due allowances made for expansion by Asahi Glass
Corporation or approved equivalent.
B. TYPE OF APPLICATION
a. Curtain wall blue and green tinted tempered glass.
b. Windows: blue tinted tempered glass.
c. Glass Doors: Use thick tempered glass.

C. GLASS: Tinted Tempered Float Glass with 85% Visible Light Transmission.
D. GLASS ROOF AND GLASS WALL: 19 mm thick tempered float glass on structural steel
frame.
E. MANUFACTURER: PILKINGTON, GUARDIAN or approved equivalent.
F. supplier/ installer must be responsible for dimension of glass thickness taking into
account wind loading and other considerations. The Contractor shall submit samples and
shop drawings for the curtain wall for Architect’s approval.

DIVISION 9 – FINISHES

A. PLASTERING AND STUCCOING


1. Cement Plaster
a. Base Coat Proportion: Mix scratch coat in the proportion of one part by volume of cement
to not less than 2 ½ nor more than 4 parts by volume of damp loose sand. Mix brown
coat in the proportion of one part by volume of cement to not less than 3 nor more than 5
parts by volume of damp loose sand.

b. Finish Coat Proportion: Mix finish coat in the proportion of one part by volume of cement
to not less than 2 ½ nor more than 3 parts by volume of damp loose sand.

B. CONCRETE FINISHES

1. SCHEDULE OF FINISHES
a. Smooth Rubbed Finish: Shall be produced on freshly hardened concrete.
b. Off Form Finish: For Use plywood form to prepare surface for designated finish.
c. Steel Trowelled Finish: For floors intended as walking surfaces or afor reception of floor
coverings.

2. AREA OF APPLICATION: as indicated in the drawings.


a. DESCRIPTION: Consists of 16, 12, or 10mm thick with tapered edge and paintable
exposed face gypsum board as per ASTM C 36.
b. DESCRIPTION: Consists of 13mm thick moisture resistant gypsum board for exterior
eaves, toilet and kitchen areas with as per ASTM C36-35A.
c.MANUFACTURER: BORAL PLASTERBOARD or approved equivalent.
d.AREA OF APPLICATION: bathroom celing.
C. VITRIFIED HOMOGENEOUS TILES

1. Non-skid vitrified homogeneous tiles shall be heavy duty, free from cracks, seams or
starts which may impair its function. Fully vitrified tiles fired to a solid and homogeneous
constitution having little or no porosity to allow absorption of dirt, moisture, odor,
chemicals. Fully resistant to wear, acids, stains and dirt, dirt, moisture, odor, chemicals.
PIONEER GRANITE PAVER TILES fan shaped design or its approved equivalent.

a. FLEXURAL STRENGTH: 410 Type L 1.14/6.1


b. WATER ABSORPTION: 0.5% maximum on ASTM C67-73 at 5 hours boil.
c. RESISTANCE
THERMAL SHOCK: 5 cycles at 145 OC with no disintegration.
CHEMICALS: pH 1 to 14 except hydrofluoric acid
SLIDING: plain non-skid tile standard AS-3901
d. TOLERANCES
SIZE: maximum of + 1mm on each side.
SHADE: Shade variations are inherent and are therefore acceptable.
WARPAGE: minimal.
e. COLOR: Color shall be selected by the Architect from the range
currently available from the manufacturer.
f. PATTERN: Pattern and design shall be as indicated in the drawings.

2. ACCESSORIES: Vitrified homogeneous tiles shall have the sizes indicated on the plans
and all accessory tiles shall be in matching sizes; all accessory tiles shall be as required
for conventional mortar installation.
3. MORTAR: All mortar setting bed for use on floors shall ABC tile adhesive or its approved
equivalent.
4. GROUT: ABC grout as manufactured by Allgemeine-Bau-Chemie Phil. Inc. or its
approved equivalent. Grouting shall be selected by the Architect from the manufacturer’s
standard range of colors.
5. OTHER MATERIALS: All other materials, not specifically described but required for a
complete and proper tile installation, shall be as selected by the Contractor subject to the
approval of the Architect.

D. FIBER CEMENT BOARD

1. MATERIAL: 9mm thick compressed fiber cement board.


2. MANUFACTURER: JAMES HARDIE Building Products or approved equivalent.
3. Framing shall be light gauge metal framing.
4. AREA OF APPLICATION: As indicated in the drawings.

E. DRY WALL SYSTEM


1. DESCRIPTION: Fiber cement boards with Ga. 22 light metal framing at 0.30 meters on
centers and lightweight concrete infill for fire rating.
2. MANUFACTURE: HARDIWALL by Jardine Building Systems or approved equivalent.

F. PAINTING
A. ADHESIVE: BOYSEN, DAVIES, DUTCHBOY other brands approved by the Architect.
B. Film thickness as recommended by the Paint Manufacturer for the type of paint and finish
specified.

C. SCHEDULE
OPTION 1 SELECTION:

a. EXTERIOR MASONRY: Textured Surfaces


Pre-treatment : Concrete Neutralizer
Surface Preparation : Test with Ph or Litmus paper
Primer/Base : Water based epoxy primer and Sealer
Cast : Acrylic Solvent Textured Paint
Topcoat/ Finish : Enamel Paint Semi-Gloss

b. INTERIOR MASONRY SURFACES

Pre-treatment : Concrete Neutralizer


Surface Preparation : Test with Ph or Litmus paper
Primer/Base : Concrete primer and Sealer
Patchwork : Latex Concrete Putty
Finish Coat : Acrylic Latex Semi-Gloss

c. INTERIOR WOOD SURFACES

Plywood Surfaces
Pre-treatment : Smooth all surfaces with sand
Surface Preparation : Paper, wipe clean and dry
Primer/Base : Interior primer and Sealer
Patchwork : Glazing Putty
Finish Coat : Flatwall Enamel

Wood Doors and Door Jambs


Pre-treatment : Smooth all surfaces with sand
Surface Preparation : Paper, wipe clean and dry
Primer/Base : Flatwall Enamel Primer Surfaces
Second Coat : Glazing Putty
Third Coat : Quick Drying Enamel
Finish Coat : Quick Drying Enamel

Varnished Wood

Surface Preparation : Bleach surfaces where necessary after


smoothening with sand paper. Fill-up nail holes and cracks
with paste wood filler

First Coat : Wood stain


Second Coat : Lacquer Sand Sealer
Finish Coat : Flat Lacquer

d. METAL SURFACES – Structural Steel railings, steel grills, fence and gate
Pre-treatment : Rust Converter
Surface Preparation : wash clean and dry
Primer : Red Oxide
: Thinning application/Brush and Spray gun
Finish Coat : Automotive Lacquer Paint

OPTION 2 SELECTION:

A. MASONRY AND EXTERIOR MASONRY

1. INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR MASONRY

a. Epoxy Paint Finish


Primer : Epoxy Primer and Sealer
Patchwork : Epoxy Undercoat
Finish : Epoxy Topcoat

b. Polyurethane Paint Finish


Primer : Epoxy Primer and Sealer
Patchwork : Epoxy Undercoat
Coat : Cast to obtain texture
Finish : Epoxy Topcoat

c. Polyurethane Textured Paint Finish


Primer : Epoxy Primer and Sealer
Patchwork : Epoxy Undercoat
Coat : Cast to obtain texture
Finish : Polyurethane Topcoat

d. Acrylic Water Based


Pre-Treatment : Concrete Neutralizer
Primer : Concrete Primer and Sealer
Patchwork : Latex Concrete Putty
Finish : Acrylic Latex Paint
- Flat
- Semi-Gloss
- Gloss
- Flat Textured
- Semi-Gloss Textured
- Gloss Textured

e. Acrylic Solvent Based


Primer : Primer
Patchwork : Cast
Finish : Topcoat
- Flat Plain
- Semi-Gloss Plain
- Gloss Plain
- Flat Textured
- Semi-Gloss Textured
- Gloss Textured

2. INTERIOR

a. Acrylic Water Based


Primer : Epoxy Primer and Sealer
Finish : Topcoat
- Flat Textured
- Semi-Gloss Textured
- Gloss Textured

b. Epoxy Paint Finish


Primer : Epoxy Primer - White
Finish : Epoxy Enamel – Gloss

3. SYNTHETIC FINISHED, RUBBLEWORK, SANDBLASTS, BRICK and WASHOUT

a. Acrylic Water Based - Gloss


Primer : Concrete Neutralizer
Finish : Clear Glass Emulsion

b. Acrylic Water Based – Low Sheen


Primer : Concrete Neutralizer
Finish : Clear Emulsion

c. Silicone Solvent Based – Flat


Primer : Concrete Neutralizer
Finish : Water Repellent

4. CONCRETE FLOORS
a. Epoxy - Semi- Gloss
Primer : Epoxy clear Sealer
Finish : Epoxy Floor Coating

b. Chlorinated Rubber Based


Primer : Concrete Neutralizer
Finish : Chlorinated Rubber Floor Coating

B. WOOD
1. INTERIOR: Ceiling, Walls and Partition
a. Alkyd Type - Flat
Primer : Interior Primer and Sealant
Patchwork : Glazing Putty
Finish : Flatwall Enamel

b. Alkyd Type - Semi-Gloss


Pre-Treatment : Sand Surface until smooth
Primer : Interior Primer and Sealer
Patchwork : Glazing Putty
Finish : Interior Semi-gloss Enamel
: Water Repellant

c. Alkyd Type - Gloss


Pre-Treatment : Sand Surface until smooth
Primer : Interior Primer and Sealant
Patchwork : Glazing Putty
Finish Quick Drying Enamel

d. Acrylic Water Based – Low Sheen


Pre-treatment : Sand Surface until smooth
Primer : Interior Primer and Sealant
Patchwork : Glazing Putty
Finish : Textured
- Flat
- Semi-Gloss
- Gloss

2. INTERIOR: Doors, Jambs, Moldings, Cabinets

a. Alkyd
Primer : Enamel Primer
Second Coat : Glazing Putty
Third Coat : Enamel Primer
Finish : Auto Enamel or Quick Drying Enamel

b. Lacquer Pigmented (Duco Finish) - Gloss


Primer : Lacquer Primer Surfacer
Second Coat : Lacquer Putty
Third Coat : Lacquer Primer Surfacer
Finish : Automotive Lacquer or Lacquer Enamel
c. Lacquer Natural - Gloss
First Coat : Paste Wood Filler, Natural
Second Coat : Sand Sealer
Third Coat : Clear Gloss Lacquer or Water White Dead Gloss Lacquer

d. Lacquer Natural - Flat


First Coat : Paste Wood Filler, Natural
Second Coat : Sand Sealer
Third Coat : Clear Gloss Lacquer or Water White Dead Flat Lacquer

e. Lacquer Stained - Gloss


First Coat : Paste Wood Filler, Natural
Second Coat : Oil Wood Stain
Third Coat : Sand Sealer
Fourth Coat : Clear Gloss Lacquer or Water White Gloss Lacquer

f. Lacquer Stained - Flat


First Coat : Paste Wood Filler, Natural
Second Coat : Oil Wood Stain
Third Coat : Sanding Sealer or Water White Dead Flat Lacquer

g. Oil and Varnish - Gloss


First Coat : Paste Wood Filler, Natural
Finish Coat : Finishing Oil or Urethane Alkyd Varnish

3. EXTERIOR: Wood Siding, Paneling, Trims, Fascias, Eaves and Soffit

a. Oil - Gloss
Primer : Exterior Wood Primer
Finish : Exterior House Paint

b. Alkyd - Gloss
Primer : Exterior Wood Primer
Finish : Quick Dry Enamel

c. Acrylic Water Based - Gloss


Primer : Exterior Wood Primer
Finish : Roofshield

d. Acrylic Water Based - Flat


Primer : Exterior Wood Primer
Finish : Acrylic Roof Coating

e. Alkyd - Flat
Primer : Exterior Wood Primer
Finish : Portland Cement Paint

f. Oil – Low Sheen Natural


First Coat : Paste Wood Filler, Natural
Finish : Finishing Oil (For eaves only)

g. Oil – Low Sheen Stained


First Coat : Paste Wood Filler, Natural
Second Coat : Oil Wood Stain
Finish : Finishing Oil (For eaves only)

h. Alkyd – Gloss Natural


Finish : Urethane Alkyd

i. Alkyd – Gloss Stained


First Coat : Paste Wood Filler, Natural
Second Coat : Oil Wood Stain
Finish : Urethane Alkyd Varnish

j. Alkyd – Low Sheen


Finish : Wood Preservative Stain

4. FLOOR PARQUET

a. Polyurethane – Gloss Natural


Primer : Polyurethane Sealer
Finish : Polyurethane Varnish Topcoat

C. METAL

1. INTERIOR
a. Automotive Lacquer Paint
Primer : Zinc Chromate
Second Coat ; Automotive Lacquer
Third Coat : Automotive Lacquer

2. EXTERIOR
a. Epoxy Paint
Primer : Zinc Chromate
Second Coat ; Epoxy Enamel
Third Coat : Epoxy Enamel

3. STEEL: Structural Steel, Trims, Handrails, Metal Sash, Mullions, Grills, etc.

a. Alkyd Type - Gloss


Pre-treatment ; Rust Converter
Primer : Metal Primer
Finish Coat : Quick Drying Enamel or Auto Enamel or Marine Finish

b. Epoxy
Primer : Epoxy Primer
Finish Coat : Epoxy Enamel

c. Chlorinated Rubber
Primer : Chlorinated Rubber Base Primer
Finish Coat : Chlorinated Rubber Base Primer
b. GALVANIZED IRON: Roof, Gutter, Downspout, Flashing, etc.

a. Alkyd - Flat
Pre-treatment ; Wash Primer
Primer : Zinc Chromate Primer
Finish : Portland Cement Paint

b. Alkyd - Gloss
Pre-treatment ; Wash Primer
Primer : Zinc Chromate Primer
Finish : Exterior House Paint or Marine Finish

c. Acrylic Water Based - Flat


Finish : Acrylic Roof Coating

d. Acrylic Water Based - Gloss


Finish : Roofshield

4. ALUMINUM

a. Alkyd - Gloss
Pre-treatment ; Wash Primer
Primer : Zinc Chromate
Finish : Quick Dry Enamel

b. Alkyd - Gloss
Pre-treatment ; Wash Primer
Primer : Zinc Chromate Epoxy Primer
Finish : Epoxy Enamel

D. FIBER CEMENT BOARDS GYPSUM

1. CEILING BOARDS (Exterior and Interior)

a. Pre-Treatment : Remove all surface dirt, grime and other contaminants


Primer : Alkaline Resistant Undercoat
First Coat : Acrylic/ Latex Paint
Second Coat : Acrylic/ Latex Paint
Finish : Flat

E. REFLECTORIZED TRAFFIC PAINT


1. Parking Signage & Graphics
First Coat : Alkyd Type (ready to use paint)
Second Coat : Alkyd Type (ready to use paint)
Finish : Flat

DIVISION 10 – SPECIALTIES

A. TOILET PARTITIONS
1. TYPE: All intermediate panels, pilasters and door shall be 13mm thick surface phenolic
material, with edge core in black color. The intermediate panel shall be one continuous panel
without any joint. Top rail of the system shall be anodized channel section fixed to the top
pilaster by stainless steel screws.
2. MANUFACTRURER: Bescube Restroom System, Type Z distributed by Jebsen
International or approved equivalent.

3. OTHER ITEMS: Each toilet compartment shall be equipped with privacy thumbturn,
doorknob, coat hook, hinges and adjustable leg.

F. WALL AND CORNER GUARDS

1. DESCRIPTION

a. VINYL: Rigid vinyl extruded from chemical and stain resistant polyvinyl chloride
with the addition of impact modifiers. Do not add plasticizers as this may aid bacterial
gowth.
b.RAIL: continuous
c. MOLDED COMPONENTS: to and bottom caps and dust cap shall be made of
injection molded thermoplastics.
d. FASTENERS: all mechanical mounting system shall be appropriate for the
substrates indicated in the drawings.
e.MANUFACTURER: Yeoman Shield Protection Rails as distributed by AVD
Marketing.

DIVISION 11 – EQUIPMENT

A. PRE-FABRICATED KITCHEN SYSTEM


1. MATERIAL: 19mm thick melamine laminated water resistant particle board with melamine ll
end panels, base cabinet bottoms, wall cabinet tops and bottom adjustable shelves shall be
19mm thick industrial grade particle board laminated inside and out with a water and household
chemical resistant 2 mil rigid vinyl. Include countertops and splashboard.

DIVISION 15- MECHANICAL

A. PLUMBING SYSTEMS: Refer to Sanitary Specifications and General Notes on the Drawings.
FIRE PROTECTION: Refer to Sanitary Specifications and General Notes on the Drawings.

B. PLUMBING FIXTURES AND TRIMS


1. Water closet: P-trap wash down watercloset complete with tank trim, stop valve, seat and
cover as manufactured by Toto Mariwasa, American Standard, HCG or its approved equivalent.
Color: as per Architect’s selection.
2. Urinal: Consists of wall hung vitreaous china with extended shield and integral flush spreader,
strainer and trap with cleanout, wall hanger, outlet connection and lag screw. Provide with urinal
flush valve. HCG or approved equivalent. Color: As per Architect’s selection.
3.Lavatory: vitreaous china, wall-hung type (or undercounter) with P-trap and stainless steel
bottle trap as manufactured by Toto Mariwasa, American Standard, HCG or its approved
equivalent. Color: As per Architect’s selection.
4.Lavatory Fittings: single lever ceramic disc hole lavatory mixing faucet by Toto Mariwasa,
American Standard, HCG or its approved equivalent. Color: As per Architect’s selection.
5. Kitchen Sink: Consists of single bowl stainless steel sink with single lever kitchen faucet
single hole installation. HCG or approved equivalent. Color: As per Architect’s selection.

DIVISION 16 – ELECTRICAL

Refer to Sanitary Specifications and General Notes on the Drawings.

A. LIGHTING AND ROUGH LINK


1. GENERAL: All equipment, conduits rough-ins, wiring, devices and fixtures shall be the
capacity and type shown on the schedule in the Drawings,
2. For ease of maintenance and parts replacements, to the maximum extent possible use
equipment of a single manufacturer.
3. OTHER MATERIALS: All other materials, not specifically described but required for a
complete and operable electrical installation, shall be new, first quality of their respective kinds
and as selected by the Contractor subject to the approval of the Architect.

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