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Royal Commission - Yanbu

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SECTION 23 81 23
COMPUTER-ROOM AIR-CONDITIONERS
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1

RELATED DOCUMENTS
A.

1.2

Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and Division 01 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
SUMMARY

A.

Section Includes:
1.
2.
3.
4.

1.3

Floor-mounted computer-room air conditioners, 21 kW and larger.


Floor-mounted computer-room air conditioners, 18 kW and smaller.
Ceiling-mounted computer-room air conditioners.
Console computer-room air conditioners.

DEFINITION
A.

1.4

BAS: Building automation system.


PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

A.

Seismic Performance: Computer-room air conditioners shall withstand the effects of


earthquake motions determined according to [ASCE/SEI 7] <Insert requirement>.
1.

1.5

The term "withstand" means "the unit will remain in place without separation of any parts
from the device when subjected to the seismic forces specified[ and the unit will be
fully operational after the seismic event]."

ACTION SUBMITTALS
A.

Product Data: For each type of product indicated. Include rated capacities, operating
characteristics, electrical characteristics, and furnished specialties and accessories.

B.

LEED Submittals:
1.
2.

C.

Product Data for Credit EA 4: Documentation indicating that equipment and refrigerants
comply.
Product Data for Prerequisite IEQ 1: Documentation indicating that units comply with
ASHRAE 62.1, Section 5 - "Systems and Equipment."

Shop Drawings: For computer-room air conditioners. Include plans, elevations, sections,
details, and attachments to other work.

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Detail equipment assemblies and indicate dimensions, weights, loads, required


clearances, method of field assembly, components, and location and size of each field
connection.
Wiring Diagrams: For power, signal, and control wiring.

Color Samples: For unit cabinet, discharge grille, and exterior louver and for each color and
texture specified.
INFORMATIONAL SUBMITTALS

A.

Coordination Drawings: Plans, elevations, and other details, drawn to scale, using input from
Installers of the items involved.

B.

Seismic Qualification Certificates:


components, from manufacturer.
1.
2.
3.

For computer-room air conditioners, accessories, and

Basis for Certification: Indicate whether withstand certification is based on actual test of
assembled components or on calculation.
Dimensioned Outline Drawings of Equipment Unit: Identify center of gravity and locate
and describe mounting and anchorage provisions.
Detailed description of equipment anchorage devices on which the certification is based
and their installation requirements.

C.

Field quality-control reports.

D.

Warranty: Sample of special warranty.

1.7

CLOSEOUT SUBMITTALS
A.

1.8

Operation and Maintenance Data: For computer-room air conditioners to include in emergency,
operation, and maintenance manuals.
MAINTENANCE MATERIAL SUBMITTALS

A.

Furnish extra materials that match products installed and that are packaged with protective
covering for storage and identified with labels describing contents.
1.
2.

1.9

Fan Belts: [One] <Insert number> set(s) for each belt-driven fan.
Filters: [One] <Insert number> set(s) of filters for each unit.

QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.

Electrical Components, Devices, and Accessories: Listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70,
by a qualified testing agency, and marked for intended location and application.

B.

ASHRAE Compliance:

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Fabricate and label refrigeration system to comply with ASHRAE 15, "Safety Standard
for Refrigeration Systems."
ASHRAE Compliance: Applicable requirements in ASHRAE 62.1, Section 4 "Outdoor Air Quality," Section 5 - "Systems and Equipment," Section 6 - "Ventilation
Rate Procedures," and Section 7 - "Construction and Startup."

C.

ASHRAE/IESNA Compliance: Applicable requirements in ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1.

D.

ASME Compliance: Fabricate and label water-cooled condenser shell to comply with ASME
Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code: Section VIII, "Pressure Vessels," Division 1.

1.10

COORDINATION

A.

Coordinate layout and installation of computer-room air conditioners and suspension system
with other construction that penetrates ceilings or is supported by them, including light fixtures,
HVAC equipment, fire-suppression system, and partition assemblies.

B.

Coordinate installation of computer-room air conditioners with computer-room access flooring


Installer.

C.

Coordinate sizes and locations of concrete bases with actual equipment provided.

D.

Coordinate sizes and locations of roof curbs, equipment supports, and roof penetrations with
actual equipment provided.

1.11
A.

WARRANTY
Special Warranty: Manufacturer's standard form in which manufacturer agrees to repair or
replace components of computer-room air conditioners that fail in materials or workmanship
within specified warranty period.
1.
2.
3.

Warranty Period for Compressors: Manufacturer's standard, but not less than [five] [10]
<Insert number> years from date of Initial Acceptance.
Warranty Period for Humidifiers: Manufacturer's standard, but not less than [three]
<Insert number> years from date of Initial Acceptance.
Warranty Period for Control Boards: Manufacturer's standard, but not less than [three]
<Insert number> years from date of Initial Acceptance.

PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1

FLOOR-MOUNTED UNITS 21 kW AND LARGER


A.

Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, [provide products by one of the


following] [available manufacturers offering products that may be incorporated into the Work
include, but are not limited to, the following]:
1.

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<Insert manufacturer's name>.

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B.

Description: Packaged, factory assembled, prewired, and prepiped; consisting of cabinet, fans,
filters, humidifier, and controls.

C.

Cabinet and Frame: Welded steel, braced for rigidity, and supporting compressors and other
mechanical equipment and fittings.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

D.

Supply-Air Fan(s):
1.
2.

E.

Doors and Access Panels: Galvanized steel with polyurethane gaskets, hinges, and
concealed fastening devices.
Insulation: Thermally and acoustically insulate cabinet interior with 25-mm- thick duct
liner.
Finish of Interior Surfaces: Surfaces in contact with the airstream shall comply with
requirements in ASHRAE 62.1.
Finish of Exterior Surfaces: Baked-on, textured vinyl enamel; color [as selected from
manufacturer's standard colors] [to match computer equipment].
Floor Stand: Welded tubular steel, <Insert required height> high, with adjustable legs
and vibration isolation pads.

Double-inlet, forward-curved centrifugal fan(s); statically and dynamically balanced.


Drive: V-belt, with steel shaft with self-aligning ball bearings and cast-iron or steel
sheaves, variable- and adjustable-pitch motor sheave, minimum of two matched belts,
with drive rated at a minimum of two times the nameplate rating of motor.

Refrigeration System:
1.

2.

3.

4.

5.
6.
7.

Compressors: Semi hermetic reciprocating; with suction-gas-cooled, 1750-rpm motors;


thermal overloads; oil sight glass; suction-line strainer; and reversible oil pumps;
with[ oil strainer, internal motor overload protection,] resilient suspension system,
crankcase heater, manual-reset high-pressure switch, and pump-down low-pressure
switch.
Compressors: Hermetic reciprocating; with[ oil strainer, internal motor overload
protection,] resilient suspension system, crankcase heater, manual-reset high-pressure
switch, and pump-down low-pressure switch.
Compressors: Hermetic scroll; with[ oil strainer, internal motor overload protection,]
resilient suspension system, crankcase heater, manual-reset high-pressure switch, and
pump-down low-pressure switch.
Refrigeration Circuits: Two; each with hot-gas mufflers, thermal-expansion valve with
external equalizer, liquid-line solenoid valve, liquid-line filter-dryer, sight glass with
moisture indicator, service shutoff valves, charging valves, and charge of refrigerant.
Refrigerant: [R-22] [R-407C] [R-410A] <Insert type>.
Refrigerant: R-407C or R-410A.
Refrigerant Evaporator Coil: Alternate-row or split-face-circuit, direct-expansion coil of
seamless copper tubes expanded into aluminum fins.
a.

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Mount coil assembly over stainless-steel drain pan[ complying with


ASHRAE 62.1] [and] [having a condensate pump unit with integral float
switch, pump-motor assembly, and condensate reservoir].

Integral, Water-Cooled Refrigerant Condenser: [Shell-and-tube type fabricated and


labeled according to ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code: Section VIII]

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[Coaxial tube-in-tube type] with liquid-line stop valve and head-pressure-actuated,


[two] [three]-way regulating valve. Terminate fluid connections outside cabinet.
a.
9.

F.

Cooling Medium: [Water] [Glycol solution].

Remote Air-Cooled Refrigerant Condenser: Corrosion-resistant cabinet, copper-tube


aluminum-fin coils arranged for two circuits, multiple direct-drive propeller fans with
permanently lubricated ball bearings, and single-phase motors with internal overload
protection and integral electric control panel[ and disconnect switch]. Control capacity
by [cycling fans] [modulating fan speeds] [three-way refrigerant bypass with
receiver and isolation valve].

Hydronic Cooling Coil: Seamless copper tubes expanded into aluminum fins with modulating
[two] [three]-way control valve.
1.
2.

Cooling Medium: [Water] [Glycol solution].


Control Valve: Class 125 body.
a.
b.

3.

4.

Maximum Pressure Drop: [21 kPa] [35 kPa] <Insert value> at design flow rate.
Close-Off (Differential) Pressure Rating: 100 percent of pressure differential
across valve or 100 percent of total system (pump) head.

Mount coil assembly over stainless-steel drain pan[ complying with ASHRAE 62.1]
[and] [having a condensate pump unit with integral float switch, pump-motor
assembly, and condensate reservoir].
Disconnect Switch: Nonautomatic, molded-case circuit breaker with handle accessible
when panel is closed and capable of preventing access until switched to off position.

G.

Electric-Resistance Heating Coil: Enclosed finned-tube electric elements arranged for


minimum of three stages, with thermal safety switches, manual-reset overload protection, and
branch-circuit overcurrent protection.

H.

Extended-Surface, Disposable, Panel Filter: Pleated, lofted, nonwoven, reinforced cotton


fabric; supported and bonded to welded-wire grid; enclosed in cardboard frame[ with 50-mmthick, disposable, glass-fiber prefilter].
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Thickness: [50 mm] [100 mm].


Initial Resistance: <Insert Pa>.
Recommended Final Resistance: <Insert Pa>.
Arrestance (ASHRAE 52.1): [90] <Insert number> percent.
Merv (ASHRAE 52.2): [7] <Insert value>.

I.

Infrared Humidifier: High-intensity quartz lamps mounted above stainless-steel evaporator pan,
serviceable without disconnecting water, drain, or electrical connections; prepiped and using
condensate water from cooling coils with stainless-steel or brass float-valve mechanism; located
in bypass airstream; with flush-cycle timer and solenoid drain valve.

J.

Evaporative Pan Humidifier: Stainless-steel pan and cover, serviceable without disconnecting
water, drain, or electrical connections; prepiped with stainless-steel or brass float-valve
mechanism; electric-resistance heating coil; low-water-cutoff switch; flush-cycle timer; and
solenoid drain valve.

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Electrode Steam Humidifier: Self-contained, microprocessor-controlled unit with disposable,


polypropylene-plastic cylinders, and having field-adjustable steel electrodes and stainless-steel
steam dispersion tube.
1.

2.
3.

Plumbing Components and Valve Bodies: Plastic, linked by flexible rubber hosing, with
water fill with air gap and solenoid valve incorporating built-in strainer, pressurereducing and flow-regulating orifice, and drain with integral air gap.
Control: Fully modulating to provide gradual 0 to 100 percent capacity with fieldadjustable maximum capacity; with high-water probe.
Drain Cycle: Field-adjustable drain duration and drain interval.

L.

Integral Electrical Controls: Unit-mounted electrical enclosure with piano-hinged door,


grounding lug, combination magnetic starters with overload relays, circuit breakers and cover
interlock, and fusible control-circuit transformer.

M.

Disconnect Switch: Nonautomatic, molded-case circuit breaker with handle accessible when
panel is closed and capable of preventing access until switched to off position.

N.

Electronic-Control System: Solid state, with start button, stop button, temporary loss of power
indicator, manual-reset circuit breakers, temperature control, humidity control, and monitor
panel.
1.

2.

3.
O.

Monitor Panel: Backlighted, with no visible indicator lights until operating function is
activated; indicators include cooling, humidification, loss of airflow, change filters, high
temperature, low temperature, high humidity, low humidity, high head pressure (each
compressor), and low suction pressure (each compressor).
Temperature- and Humidity-Control Modules: Solid state, plug-in; with adjustable set
point, push-to-test calibration check button, and built-in visual indicators to show mode
of operation.
Location: Behind hinged door in front of unit; isolated from conditioned airstream to
allow service while system is operating.

Microprocessor-Control System: Continuously monitors operation of process cooling system;


continuously displays room temperature and room relative humidity; sounds alarm on system
malfunction and simultaneously displays problem. If more than one malfunction occurs, system
displays fault in sequence with room temperature and continues to display fault when
malfunction is cleared until system is reset.
1.

Malfunctions:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
h.
i.
j.
k.

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Power loss.
Loss of airflow.
Clogged air filter.
High room temperature.
Low room temperature.
High humidity.
Low humidity.
Smoke/fire.
Water under floor.
Supply fan overload.
Compressor No. 1 - Overload.

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m.
n.
o.
p.
2.

4.

Compressor No. 1 - Low Pressure.


Compressor No. 1 - High Pressure.
Compressor No. 2 - Overload.
Compressor No. 2 - Low Pressure.
Compressor No. 2 - High Pressure.

Digital Display:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.

3.

Control power on.


Humidifying.
Dehumidifying.
Compressor No. 1 - Operating.
Compressor No. 2 - Operating.
Heat operating.
Economy cooling.

Push buttons shall stop and start process cooling system, silence audible alarm, test
indicators, and display room's relative humidity.
BAS Interface: Factory-installed hardware and software to enable the BAS to monitor,
control, and display unit status and alarms.
a.

Hardwired Points:
1)
2)

b.

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Monitoring: On-off status, [common trouble alarm] [space temperature]


[space relative humidity] <Insert monitoring point>.
Control: On-off operation, [space temperature set-point adjustment]
[space relative humidity set-point adjustment] <Insert control point>.

[ASHRAE 135 (BACnet)] [LonTalk] [Modbus] [Industry-accepted, openprotocol] <Insert type of interface> communication interface with the BAS shall
enable the BAS operator to remotely control and monitor the unit from an operator
workstation. Control features and monitoring points displayed locally at unit
control panel shall be available through the BAS.

FLOOR-MOUNTED UNITS 18 kW AND SMALLER


A.

Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, [provide products by one of the


following] [available manufacturers offering products that may be incorporated into the Work
include, but are not limited to, the following]:
1.

<Insert manufacturer's name>.

B.

Description: Self-contained, factory assembled, prewired, and prepiped; consisting of cabinet,


fan, filters, and controls; for vertical floor mounting in upflow or downflow configuration.

C.

Cabinet and Frame: Welded tubular-steel frame with removable steel panels with baked-enamel
finish, insulated with 25-mm- thick duct liner.
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Floor Stand: Welded tubular steel, <Insert required height> high, with adjustable legs
and vibration isolation pads.

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Finish of Interior Surfaces: Surfaces in contact with the airstream shall comply with
requirements in ASHRAE 62.1.

D.

Supply-Air Fan: Forward curved, centrifugal, and with adjustable V-belt drive.

E.

Refrigeration System:
1.
2.

3.
4.
5.

Compressor: Hermetic, with oil strainer, internal motor overload protection, resilient
suspension system, and crankcase heater.
Refrigeration Circuit: Low-pressure switch, manual-reset high-pressure switch, thermalexpansion valve with external equalizer, sight glass with moisture indicator, service
shutoff valves, charging valves, and charge of refrigerant.
Refrigerant: [R-22] [R-407C] [R-410A] <Insert type>.
Refrigerant: R-407C or R-410A.
Refrigerant Evaporator Coil: Direct-expansion coil of seamless copper tubes expanded
into aluminum fins, with two circuits, each with solenoid valve.
a.

6.

8.
F.

Mount coil assembly over stainless-steel drain pan[ complying with ASHRAE
62.1] [and] [having a condensate pump unit with integral float switch, pumpmotor assembly, and condensate reservoir].

Integral, Water-Cooled Refrigerant Condenser: Brazed-plate type with liquid-line stop


valve and head-pressure-actuated, two-way regulating valve.
a.

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Cooling Medium: [Water] [Glycol solution].

Remote Air-Cooled Refrigerant Condenser: Integral, copper-tube aluminum-fin coil with


[propeller] [centrifugal] fan, [direct] [belt] driven.
Split system shall have suction- and liquid-line compatible fittings and refrigerant piping
for field interconnection.

Hydronic Cooling Coil: Seamless copper tubes expanded into aluminum fins with modulating
three-way control valve.
1.
2.

3.

4.

Cooling Medium: [Water]


Mount coil assembly over stainless-steel drain pan[ complying with ASHRAE 62.1]
[and] [having a condensate pump unit with integral float switch, pump-motor
assembly, and condensate reservoir].
Piping: Interconnecting piping, from suction to discharge, with shutoff valves, flow
switches, unions, and pressurized expansion tank with air purge vent and systemcharging connection.
Disconnect Switch: Nonautomatic, molded-case circuit breaker with handle accessible
when panel is closed and capable of preventing access until switched to off position.

G.

Electric-Resistance Heating Coil:


temperature-limit switches.

H.

Filter: 50-mm- thick, disposable, glass-fiber media.


1.
2.

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Finned-tube electric elements with contactor and high-

Initial Resistance: <Insert Pa>.


Recommended Final Resistance: <Insert Pa>.

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Arrestance (ASHRAE 52.1): [90] <Insert number> percent.


Merv (ASHRAE 52.2): [7] <Insert value>.

I.

Infrared Humidifier: High-intensity quartz lamps mounted above stainless-steel evaporator pan,
serviceable without disconnecting water, drain, or electrical connections; prepiped and located
in bypass airstream; with flush-cycle timer and solenoid drain valve.

J.

Electrode Steam Humidifier: Self-contained, microprocessor-controlled unit with disposable,


polypropylene-plastic cylinders and having field-adjustable steel electrodes and stainless-steel
steam dispersion tube.
1.

2.
3.

Plumbing Components and Valve Bodies: Plastic, linked by flexible rubber hosing, with
water fill with air gap and solenoid valve incorporating built-in strainer, pressurereducing and flow-regulating orifice, and drain with integral air gap.
Control: Fully modulating to provide gradual 0 to 100 percent capacity with fieldadjustable maximum capacity; with high-water probe.
Drain Cycle: Field-adjustable drain duration and drain interval.

K.

Disconnect Switch: Nonautomatic, molded-case circuit breaker with handle accessible when
panel is closed and capable of preventing access until switched to off position.

L.

Control System: Unit-mounted panel with main fan contactor, compressor contactor,
compressor start capacitor, control transformer with circuit breaker, solid-state temperature[ and humidity-]control modules[, humidity contactor], time-delay relay, heating contactor,
and high-temperature thermostat. Provide solid-state, wall-mounted control panel with startstop switch[, adjustable humidity set point,] and adjustable temperature set point.

2.3

CEILING-MOUNTED UNITS
A.

Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, [provide products by one of the


following] [available manufacturers offering products that may be incorporated into the Work
include, but are not limited to, the following]:
1.

<Insert manufacturer's name>.

B.

Description: Self-contained, factory assembled, prewired, and prepiped; consisting of cabinet,


fan, filters, and controls; for horizontal ceiling mounting to fit T-bar ceiling opening of 610 by
1220 mm.

C.

Cabinet: Galvanized steel with baked-enamel finish, insulated with 13-mm- thick duct liner.
1.
2.

Integral factory-supplied supply and return grille to fit ceiling grid kit of 610 by 1220
mm, with filter.
Finish of Interior Surfaces: Surfaces in contact with the airstream shall comply with
requirements in ASHRAE 62.1.

D.

Supply-Air Fan: Forward curved, centrifugal, and directly driven by two-speed motor.

E.

Refrigeration System:

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Compressor: Hermetic, with oil strainer, internal motor overload protection, resilient
suspension system, and crankcase heater.
Refrigeration Circuit: Low-pressure switch, manual-reset high-pressure switch, thermalexpansion valve with external equalizer, sight glass with moisture indicator, service
shutoff valves, charging valves, and charge of refrigerant.
Refrigerant: [R-22] [R-407C] [R-410A] <Insert type>.
Refrigerant: R-407C or R-410A.
Refrigerant Evaporator Coil: Direct-expansion coil of seamless copper tubes expanded
into aluminum fins.
a.

6.

8.
F.

Mount coil assembly over stainless-steel drain pan[ complying with ASHRAE
62.1] [and] [having a condensate pump unit with integral float switch, pumpmotor assembly, and condensate reservoir].

Integral, Water-Cooled Refrigerant Condenser: [Coaxial, counterflow, tube-in-tube]


[Brazed-plate] type with liquid-line stop valve and head-pressure-actuated, waterregulating valve.
a.

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Cooling Medium: [Water]

Remote Air-Cooled Refrigerant Condenser: Integral, copper-tube aluminum-fin coil with


[propeller] [centrifugal] fan, direct driven.
Split system shall have suction- and liquid-line compatible fittings and refrigerant piping
for field interconnection.

Hydronic Cooling Coil: Seamless copper tubes expanded into aluminum fins with two-way
control valve.
1.
2.

Cooling Medium: [Water].


Mount coil assembly over stainless-steel drain pan[ complying with ASHRAE 62.1]
[and] [having a condensate pump unit with integral float switch, pump-motor
assembly, and condensate reservoir].

G.

Electric-Resistance Heating Coil:


Finned-tube electric
dehumidification relay, and high-temperature-limit switches.

H.

Filter: 25-mm- thick, disposable, glass-fiber media.


1.
2.
3.
4.

elements

with

contactor,

Initial Resistance: <Insert Pa>.


Recommended Final Resistance: <Insert Pa>.
Arrestance (ASHRAE 52.1): [90] <Insert number> percent.
Merv (ASHRAE 52.2): [7] <Insert value>.

I.

Atomizing Humidifier:
solenoid valve.

J.

Electrode Steam Humidifier: Self-contained, microprocessor-controlled unit with disposable,


polypropylene-plastic cylinders, and having field-adjustable steel electrodes and stainless-steel
steam dispersion tube.

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Centrifugal atomizer with stainless-steel pan, demister pad, and

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Plumbing Components and Valve Bodies: Plastic, linked by flexible rubber hosing, with
water fill with air gap and solenoid valve incorporating built-in strainer, pressurereducing and flow-regulating orifice, and drain with integral air gap.
Control: Fully modulating to provide gradual 0 to 100 percent capacity with fieldadjustable maximum capacity; with high-water probe.
Drain Cycle: Field-adjustable drain duration and drain interval.

K.

Disconnect Switch: Nonautomatic, molded-case circuit breaker with handle accessible when
panel is closed and capable of preventing access until switched to off position.

L.

Control System: Unit-mounted panel with main fan contactor, compressor contactor,
compressor start capacitor, control transformer with circuit breaker, solid-state temperature[ and humidity-]control modules[, humidity contactor], time-delay relay, heating contactor,
and high-temperature thermostat. Provide solid-state, wall-mounted control panel with startstop switch[, adjustable humidity set point,] and adjustable temperature set point.

2.4

CONSOLE UNITS
A.

Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, [provide products by one of the


following] [available manufacturers offering products that may be incorporated into the Work
include, but are not limited to, the following]:
1.

<Insert manufacturer's name>.

B.

Description: Split system consisting of evaporator section for floor or wall mounting and
remote condensing section.

C.

Evaporator Cabinet: Furniture-grade steel with baked-enamel finish; with front access and
containing direct-drive centrifugal fans and two-speed motor.
1.

Finish of Interior Surfaces: Surfaces in contact with the airstream shall comply with
requirements in ASHRAE 62.1.

D.

Condenser Cabinet: Steel with baked-enamel finish and containing compressor and condenser.

E.

Refrigeration System:
1.
2.

3.
4.
5.

Compressor: Hermetic, with oil strainer, internal motor overload protection, resilient
suspension system, and crankcase heater.
Refrigeration Circuit: Filter/dryer, manual-reset high-pressure switch, thermal-expansion
valve with external equalizer, sight glass with moisture indicator, service shutoff valves,
charging valves, and charge of refrigerant.
Refrigerant: [R-22] [R-407C] [R-410A] <Insert type>.
Refrigerant: R-407C or R-410A.
Refrigerant Evaporator Coil: Direct-expansion coil of seamless copper tubes expanded
into aluminum fins.
a.

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Mount coil assembly over stainless-steel drain pan[ complying with ASHRAE
62.1] [and] [having a condensate pump unit with integral float switch, pumpmotor assembly, and condensate reservoir].

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7.
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Integral, Water-Cooled Refrigerant Condenser: [Coaxial, counterflow, tube-in-tube]


[Brazed-plate] type with liquid-line stop valve and head-pressure-actuated, waterregulating valve.
Remote Air-Cooled Refrigerant Condenser: Integral, copper-tube aluminum-fin coil with
[propeller] [centrifugal] fan, direct driven.
Split system shall have suction- and liquid-line compatible fittings and refrigerant piping
for field interconnection.

Hydronic Cooling Coil: Seamless copper tubes expanded into aluminum fins with modulating
control valve.
1.
2.

Cooling Medium: [Water].


Mount coil assembly over stainless-steel drain pan[ complying with ASHRAE 62.1]
[and] [having a condensate pump unit with integral float switch, pump-motor
assembly, and condensate reservoir].

G.

Electric-Resistance Heating Coil:


temperature-limit switches.

H.

Filter: Cleanable.

I.

Filter: 25-mm- thick, disposable, glass-fiber media.


1.
2.
3.
4.

Finned-tube electric elements with contactor and high-

Initial Resistance: <Insert Pa>.


Recommended Final Resistance: <Insert Pa>.
Arrestance (ASHRAE 52.1): [90] <Insert number> percent.
Merv (ASHRAE 52.2): [7] <Insert value>.

J.

Electrode Steam Humidifier: Self-contained and microprocessor controlled; with replaceable


cylinder.

K.

Disconnect Switch: Nonautomatic, molded-case circuit breaker with handle accessible when
panel is closed and capable of preventing access until switched to off position.

L.

Control System: Unit-mounted panel with contactors, control transformer with circuit breaker,
and solid-state temperature-[ and humidity-]control modules. Provide solid-state, unitmounted control panel with start-stop switch[, adjustable humidity set point,] and adjustable
temperature set point.

2.5

FAN MOTORS
A.

Comply with NEMA designation, temperature rating, service factor, enclosure type, and
efficiency requirements for motors specified in Section 23 05 13 "Common Motor
Requirements for HVAC Equipment."
1.
2.

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Motor Sizes: Minimum size as indicated. If not indicated, large enough so driven load
will not require motor to operate in service factor range above 1.0.
Controllers, Electrical Devices, and Wiring: Comply with requirements for electrical
devices and connections specified in electrical Sections.

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B.
2.6

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<Insert unique motor characteristics>.


CAPACITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

A.

Unit Configuration:
1.
2.

B.

Supply-Air Fan:
1.
2.
3.
4.

C.

[Upflow] [Downflow].
[Draw] [Blow] through.

Number of Fans: [One] [Two] <Insert number>.


Airflow: <Insert L/s>.
Minimum Static Pressure: <Insert kPa>.
Motor Size: <Insert number> hp.

Refrigeration System:
1.
2.

Unit Energy Efficiency: <Insert COP or EER>.


Refrigerant Compressor:
a.
b.
c.
d.

3.

Refrigerant Evaporator Coil:


a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

4.

Cooling Capacity: <Insert kW>.


Condenser Water Flow: <Insert L/s>.
Cooling Medium: [Water] [Glycol solution].
Entering-Water Temperature: <Insert deg C>.
Fluid Pressure Drop: <Insert kPa>.

Air-Cooled Refrigerant Condenser:


a.
b.
c.
d.

D.

Cooling Capacity: <Insert kW>.


Entering-Air Dry-Bulb Temperature: <Insert deg C>.
Entering-Air Wet-Bulb Temperature: <Insert deg C>.
Leaving-Air Dry-Bulb Temperature: <Insert deg C>.
Leaving-Air Wet-Bulb Temperature: <Insert deg C>.

Water-Cooled Refrigerant Condenser:


a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

5.

Total Unit Cooling Capacity: <Insert kW>.


Sensible Unit Cooling Capacity: <Insert kW>.
Number of Compressors: [One] [Two] <Insert number>.
Motor Size: <Insert number> hp.

Cooling Capacity: <Insert kW>.


Entering-Air Temperature: <Insert deg C>.
Number of Condenser Fan Motors: <Insert number>.
Condenser Fan Motors: <Insert number> hp.

Hydronic Cooling Coil:

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1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
E.

Total Capacity: <Insert kW>.


Stages of Heating: [1] [2]<Insert >.

Humidifier:
1.
2.

G.

Cooling Coil Capacity: <Insert kW>.


Entering-Air Dry-Bulb Temperature: <Insert deg C>.
Entering-Air Wet-Bulb Temperature: <Insert deg C>.
Leaving-Air Dry-Bulb Temperature: <Insert deg C>.
Leaving-Air Wet-Bulb Temperature: <Insert deg C>.
Fluid Flow: <Insert L/s>.
Entering-Fluid Temperature: <Insert deg C>.
Fluid Pressure Drop: <Insert kPa>.
Cooling Medium: [Water] [Glycol solution].

Electric-Resistance Heating Coil:


1.
2.

F.

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Total: <Insert kg/h>.


Input: <Insert kW>.

Electrical Characteristics:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

Volts: [120] [208] [240] [277] [480] <Insert value>.


Phase: [Single] [Three].
Hertz: 60.
Full-Load Amperes: <Insert value>.
Minimum Circuit Ampacity: <Insert value>.
Maximum Overcurrent Protection: <Insert amperage>.

PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1

EXAMINATION
A.

Examine substrates, areas, and conditions, with Installer present, for compliance with
requirements for installation tolerances and other conditions affecting performance of the Work.

B.

Examine roughing-in for hydronic piping systems to verify actual locations of piping
connections before equipment installation.

C.

Examine walls, floors, and roofs for suitable conditions where computer-room air conditioners
will be installed.

D.

Proceed with installation only after unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected.

3.2

INSTALLATION
A.

Install computer-room air conditioners level and plumb, maintaining manufacturer's


recommended clearances.[ Install according to ARI Guideline B.]

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Computer-Room Air-Conditioner Mounting: Install using [elastomeric pads] [elastomeric


mounts] [restrained spring isolators] <Insert device>. Comply with requirements for
vibration isolation devices specified in Section 23 05 48 "Vibration and Seismic Controls for
HVAC Piping and Equipment."
1.

C.

2.

Comply with requirements for vibration isolation devices specified in Section 23 05 48


"Vibration and Seismic Controls for HVAC Piping and Equipment." Fabricate brackets
or supports as required.
Comply with requirements for hangers and supports specified in Section 23 05 29
"Hangers and Supports for HVAC Piping and Equipment."

Air-Cooled Refrigerant Condenser Mounting: Install using [elastomeric pads] [elastomeric


mounts] [restrained spring isolators] <Insert device>. Comply with requirements for
vibration isolation devices specified in Section 23 05 48 "Vibration and Seismic Controls for
HVAC Piping and Equipment."
1.

3.3

Minimum Deflection: [6 mm] [25 mm] <Insert dimension>.

Suspended Computer-Room Air Conditioners: Install using continuous-thread hanger rods and
[elastomeric hangers] [spring hangers] [spring hangers with vertical-limit stop] of size
required to support weight of computer-room air conditioner.
1.

D.

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Minimum Deflection: [6 mm] [25 mm] <Insert dimension>.

CONNECTIONS
A.

Piping installation requirements are specified in other heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning
Sections. Drawings indicate general arrangement of piping, fittings, and specialties.

B.

Install piping adjacent to machine to allow service and maintenance.

C.

Water and Drainage Connections: Comply with applicable requirements in Section 22 11 16


"Domestic Water Piping." Provide adequate connections for water-cooled units, condensate
drain, and humidifier flushing system.

D.

E.

Condenser-Water Piping: Comply with applicable requirements in Section 23 21 13 "Hydronic


Piping." Provide shutoff valves in water inlet and outlet piping on water-cooled units.

F.

Refrigerant Piping: Comply with applicable requirements in Section 23 23 00 "Refrigerant


Piping." Provide shutoff valves and piping.

3.4

FIELD QUALITY CONTROL


A.

Manufacturer's Field Service: Engage a factory-authorized service representative to inspect,


test, and adjust components, assemblies, and equipment installations, including connections.

B.

Perform tests and inspections.

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C.

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Manufacturer's Field Service: Engage a factory-authorized service representative to


inspect components, assemblies, and equipment installations, including connections, and
to assist in testing.

Tests and Inspections:


1.
2.
3.
4.

Inspect for and remove shipping bolts, blocks, and tie-down straps.
After installing computer-room air conditioners and after electrical circuitry has been
energized, test for compliance with requirements.
Operational Test: After electrical circuitry has been energized, start units to confirm
proper motor rotation and unit operation.
Test and adjust controls and safeties. Replace damaged and malfunctioning controls and
equipment.

D.

Computer-room air conditioners will be considered defective if they do not pass tests and
inspections.

E.

Prepare test and inspection reports.

F.

After startup service and performance test, change filters and flush humidifier.

3.5

ADJUSTING
A.

Adjust initial temperature[ and humidity] set points.

B.

Set field-adjustable switches and circuit-breaker trip ranges as indicated.

C.

Occupancy Adjustments: When requested within [12] <Insert number> months of date of
Initial Acceptance, provide on-site assistance in adjusting system to suit actual occupied
conditions. Provide up to [two] <Insert number> visits to Project during other-than-normal
occupancy hours for this purpose.

3.6

DEMONSTRATION
A.

Engage a factory-authorized service representative to train Royal Commission's maintenance


personnel to adjust, operate, and maintain computer-room air conditioners.
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