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Exceeds Initiatives for The States Energy Code


Architectural Specification
For Operable Egress Type
Hurricane Category 5, Energy Saving and Security Screen

Section 08660 Security Screens

1.0 GENERAL

1.1 DESCRIPTION
Provide permanently installed heavy-duty Aluminum Operable Egress Hurricane, Energy Saving and Security Screens. Screens and installation shall meet the State of Florida Building Codes, meet or exceed attached Miami-Dade County Notice of Acceptance Number 05-0520.02 and be Miami-Dade County Product Control Approved. Screens shall have a Certificate Award from The Florida Energy Office earned for providing Energy Efficient Security and Storm Protection Products. Screens shall also qualify under Homeland Security. Product shall meet or exceed screen Model 28OP as manufactured by Hurricane & Security Screens, Inc, dba Fort Hurricane Products, 1100 25th Street, Unit 7, West Palm Beach, Florida 33407, 800-376-8395, or approved equal as indicated in these specifications and drawings. Hurricane, Energy Saving and Security Protection Screens shall provide continuous and easy window viewing as well as provide air ventilation when required. Shutters or Screens that prohibit easy viewing and air ventilation will not be accepted. Perforated or Expanded Metal Shutters/Screens, Solid Panel Shutters, According, Electric or Pull Down Shutters will not be accepted.

1.2 SCOPE
Supply and install new aluminum security screen units covered under this specification at (Insert Development Name, Address, City, State, Zip Code) owned by (Insert Owners Name, Company, Address, State, Zip Code, Telephone and Fax Numbers, Email). All aluminum screen units covered under this specification shall be side hinged, consisting of a main frame, sub-frame, wire cloth, concealed hinges and have a continuous locking system with a single lever emergency release. Screws, anchors, fasteners and springs shall be stainless steel or salt sprayed coated galvanized steel. Piano Hinges shall not be accepted. No plastic, steel or galvanized steel parts shall be accepted. Screens shall be permanently installed.

2.0 MATERIAL

2.1 MAINFRAME AND SUB-FRAME
Screen mainframe shall be hollow extruded aluminum alloy minimum 6063 T6 with a minimum 2” face, 1 1/4” thick and .060 -.090 wall thickness. The screen sub-frame shall consist of solid extruded aluminum alloy 6063 T6 with a minimum wall thickness 070. Mainframe and Sub-Frame shall have a minimum tensile strength of 22,000 lbs. per square inch.

2.2 WIRE LOCK RETAINERS
Screen wire lock retainers shall be of solid extruded aluminum alloy of 6063 T6, .062 wall thickness and having a minimum tensile strength of 22,000 pounds per square inch.

2.3 MULLIONS
All screen mullions when required shall be of a hollow extruded aluminum alloy of 6063 T6 and a minimum wall thickness of .062 and a tensile strength of 22,000 pounds per square inch

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2.4 HINGES
All operable hinges shall be concealed type and constructed of a hollow aluminum extruded alloy 6063 T6, stainless steel pins, springs and copper bushings.

2.5 HARDWARE
All fasteners, screws, and other miscellaneous fastening and hardware components shall be of aluminum, stainless steel or salt sprayed coated steel providing maximum strength for security and weather protection. No plastic parts shall be accepted.

3.0 CONSTRUCTION

ASSEMBLY: All screen units shall be assembled with corner gusset construction in a secure workmanlike manner to perform as herein specified to assure a complete constructed unit. All screen sub-frame and mainframe units shall fit together as one unit with a minimum spacing between the two frame sections of 1/8” The locking mechanism shall be viewed and operated from the interior and prohibit any unwanted opening from the exterior. All screens shall be constructed with one continuous piece of stainless steel wire.

3.1 MAINFRAME
All corners of the screen mainframe shall be miter cut and fitted with three (3) .250 thick aluminum architectural angles. Each mainframe shall have a minimum of four (4) peens per corner in a high professional quality standard. No exposed fasteners on the interior or exterior of mainframe are permitted.


3.2 SUB-FRAME
Screen Sub-frame shall be miter cut, fitted together with aluminum pop rivets. Weep holes are provided at the bottom of the sub-frame.

3.2 MULLIONS
Mullions shall be retrofitted as to fit tight against the mainframe unit.

3.3 SCREEN WIRE
Screen Wire Cloth shall be 12 x 12 x .028 diameter stainless steel #304 woven wires.
(Optional: Replace standard 12 x 12 x .028 with 032 diameter stainless steel #304 woven wires. (See page 5 of 5, item 20 per PTC Engineering Report attached.) Wire Mesh Screen Inserts shall be bent 90 degrees with 1” bends on all four sides and of one continuous piece.

3.4 WIRE LOCK RETAINERS
Screen Wire shall be placed into mainframe receptor channels and wire lock retainer shall be miter cut, fitted, and placed over 1” wire angles on all four sides, fastened to screen mainframe with #12 x ¾ stainless steel or salt sprayed coated steel screws 4” on centers.

4.0 HARDWARE

4.1 LOCKING MECHANISM
Each screen unit shall have only one emergency exit locking system per screen for easy exiting. Locking System shall consist of a solid extruded 6063 T6 aluminum panic release lever. Screen shall open by simply pushing with a finger, hand, arm, elbow, foot or any human extremity permitting adults, children, elderly and handicap easy exiting. Screen Locking System shall return to its locking mode simply by pulling the screen mainframe inward from the interior or pushing it inward from the exterior. Screen Locking System shall be concealed and tamper-proof when in the locked position from exterior manipulation and pressure.

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4.2 HINGES
There shall be a minimum of two (2) concealed hinges per screen unit, three or more if size span is over 40”.

4.3 VIBRATION
Each screen unit shall prevent mainframe rattle due to contact with sub-frame.

5.0 FINISH

5.1 CLEANING / PAINTING
The exposed surfaces of all aluminum members, wire, and screws shall be clean and free from serious surface blemishes. Standard Kynar Powder Coated Finish shall be electrostatic applied, and baked-on. Finish shall be selected by the owner, architect or authorized agent. Samples of the standard or custom finishes shall be provided upon request. Warranty on the paint finish shall be guaranteed for a minimum of 10 years. Standard colors are White and Bronze. Custom Colors available.

6.0 INSTALLATION

6.1 INSTALLATION
The screen sub-frame units shall be face mounted 3” in length over the exterior window opening on all four sides per Miami-Dade County Hurricane Category Five requirements Where face mounting of screen frame is not applicable, inside mounting of the screen frame with a tubing system shall apply. All face and inside mounting systems shall be approved by a licensed and certified engineer by the State of Florida. Exposed interior or exterior installation fasteners/anchors shall not be accepted.

6.2 CLEAN UP
The contractor shall be responsible for clean up and removal of any debris caused by the screen installation.

6.3 DAMAGES
The contractor shall be responsible for any property or tenant damages due to negligence during the screen installation.

7.0 MEASUREMENTS & SITE VISIT

7.1 FIELD MEASUREMENTS
Awarded contractor shall be responsible for site visit, exact field measurements and quantities prior to and after submittal of their bid.

8.0 QUALITY ASSURANCE

8.1 GUARANTEE
All installation shall be guaranteed for a period of one (1) year. All screen hardware shall be guaranteed for a period of one (1) year from the date of installation. All screen mainframes, sub-frames and stainless steel wire shall be guaranteed for a period of ten (10) years.

8.2 CERTIFICATIONS/REPORTS
All screen units under this specification shall have been tested by an independent testing laboratory, meet or exceed the minimum requirements per attached Miami-Dade County Notice of Acceptance Number 05-0520.02 Report and a minimum Approved Screen Test Size of 64.50” x 147.50”.

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8.2 CERTIFICATIONS/REPORTS CONTINUED
Screen Units shall have Miami-Dade County Product Control Approved Label, a Certificate Award from The Florida Energy Office earned for providing Energy Efficient Security and Storm Protection Products and a Florida Energy Conservation Assistance Program Report using a minimum stainless steel wire cloth 12 x 12 x .028 diameter. NOTE: ALL ITEMS UNDER 8.2 CERTIFICATIONS/REPORTS SHALL BE INCLUDED WITH BIDDERS BID DOCUMENTS OR BIDDER’S BID SHALL BE DEEMED NON-RESPONSIVE.

8.3 PRODUCT APPROVALS
Prior product approval is required to be eligible for bidding. At a minimum of 10 days prior to the bid date, a full sized sample with literature, valid Independent Laboratory Test Reports, valid Miami-Dade Notice of Acceptance Number, Miami-Dade County Product Control Approval Label, Anchoring Reports stamped and approved by State of Florida Licensed Engineer and shop drawings at 1/8” scale must be submitted to the Architect, Owner or Authorized Agent for review and acceptance as well as other documents, certifications and requirements in this specification. All bidders will be advised by addendum of approved products a minimum of 3 days prior to the bid date. Apparent low bidder shall have a sample of each screen type supplied and installed no later than 10 ten days from installation notice date by the Architect, Owner or Authorized Agent.

9.0 DEFINITION STATEMENT
The requirements in this specification are intended to provide the very best product based on manufacturer’s model types, experience, testing reports, certifications and salt air performance.


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