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Carnegie Mellon University Design & Construction Guidelines

Welcome to the Carnegie Mellon Design & Construction Standards. These standards have been designed in an effort to provide consistency of quality over all projects.  Please revisit this page as the contents are subject to change.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

  • UNIVERSITY TELEPHONE NUMBERS
     

  • ACRONYMS
     

  • INTRODUCTION

     

  • DIVISION X INSTRUCTIONS TO DESIGN CONSULTANTS

    • XX010 INTRODUCTION

    • XX015 UNIVERSITY POLICY

    • XX020 PROGRAMMING

    • XX030 EXISTING CONDITIONS

    • XX035 CODE COMPLIANCE

    • XX037 ADOPTED STANDARDS

      • NFPA

      • LEED
         

    • XX040 FIXED LIMIT OF CONSTRUCTION COSTS

    • XX050 DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS FORMAT

    • XX060 STANDARD SYMBOLS AND TITLE BLOCK

    • XX065 UNIVERSITY ACQUISITIONS

    • XX070 DESIGN REVIEW

    • XX080 CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION

    • XX090 INVOICING PROCEDURES

    • XX100 RECORD DOCUMENTS

    • APPENDICES

     

  • DIVISION 0 BIDDING AND CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS

    • 00005 INTRODUCTION

    • 00010 INVITATION TO BID

    • 00100 INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS

    • 00300 PROPOSAL FORM

    • 00500 OWNER-CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT FORM

    • 00600 BONDS AND CERTIFICATIONS

    • 00700 GENERAL CONDITIONS OF THE CONTRACT

    • 00800 SUPPLEMENTS TO THE GENERAL CONDITIONS (RIDER)

    • 00900 ADDENDA AND MODIFICATIONS

    • 00950 CONTRACTOR NEGOTIATIONS

    • APPENDICES

      • 0-1 INVITATION TO BID

      • 0-2 PROPOSAL FORM

      • 0-3 NON-LIEN AGREEMENT

       

  • DIVISION 1 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

    • 01015 UNIVERSITY POLICIES

    • 01020 ALLOWANCES

    • 01027 APPLICATIONS FOR PAYMENT

    • 01028 CHANGE ORDER PROCEDURE

    • 01030 ALTERNATES

    • 01031 UNIT PRICES

    • 01040 PROJECT COORDINATION

    • 01045 CUTTING AND PATCHING

    • 01090 STANDARDS AND DEFINITIONS

    • 01100 PERMITS AND TAXES

    • 01200 PROJECT MEETINGS

    • 01300 SUBMITTALS

    • 01410 TESTING AND LABORATORY SERVICES

    • 01500 TEMPORARY FACILITIES

    • 01510 TEMPORARY UTILITIES

    • 01530 PROTECTION AND SAFETY DURING CONSTRUCTION

    • 01540 SECURITY

    • 01550 ACCESS ROADS AND PARKING AREAS

    • 01569 CONSTRUCTION CLEANING

    • 01580 PROJECT SIGNS

    • 01630 PRODUCT OPTIONS AND SUBSTITUTIONS

    • 01700 CONTRACT CLOSE-OUT

    • 01740 WARRANTIES AND BONDS

     

  • DIVISION 2 SITEWORK
         (Division 2 Sitework MSWord Document {.doc})    
         (Division 2 Sitework PDF file {.pdf})

    • 02050 DEMOLITION

    • 02211 ROUGH GRADING

    • 02220 BACKFILLING AND GRADING

    • 02222 EXCAVATION

    • 02513 BITUMINOUS CONCRETE PAVING

    • 02514 PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE PAVING

    • 02525 WALKWAYS, STEPS, RAMPS, CURBS, AND GUTTERS

    • 02811 UNDERGROUND SPRINKLER SYSTEM

    • 02900 LANDSCAPING

    • 02936 SEEDING

    • 02950 TREES AND PLANTS

    • 02990 SITE FURNISHINGS

    • APPENDICES

      • 2-1 BITUMINOUS CONCRETE ROADWAYS AND PARKING AREAS

      • 2-2 CONCRETE WALKWAY SCORING PATTERNS

      • 2-3 EXTERIOR CONCRETE STEPS

      • 2-4 CONCRETE CURB AND GUTTER DETAILS

      • 2-5 TREE PLANTING DETAIL

      • 2-6 SHRUB PLANTING DETAIL

      • 2-7 EXTERIOR CONCRETE AND WOOD BENCH

      • 2-8 EXTERIOR BENCH AND WASTE RECEPTACLES

      • 2-9 ASH URN AND RECYCLING CONTAINER

      • 2-10 BICYCLE RACKS

      • 2-11 SITE LIGHTING

       

  • DIVISION 3 CONCRETE

    • 03001 CONCRETE

    • 03100 CONCRETE FORMWORK

    • 03200 CONCRETE REINFORCEMENT

    • 03300 CAST-IN-PLACE CONCRETE

    • 03310 CONCRETE HOUSEKEEPING PADS

    • 03320 CONCRETE TOPPINGS

    • 03346 CONCRETE FLOOR FINISHING

    • 03370 CONCRETE CURING

    • 03455 GLASS-FIBER REINFORCED CONCRETE

     

  • DIVISION 4 MASONRY

    • 04200 UNIT MASONRY

    • 04410 STONE MASONRY VENEER

    • 04500 MASONRY RESTORATION AND CLEANING

    • 04510 MASONRY REPAIR

     

  • DIVISION 5 METALS

    • 05120 STRUCTURAL STEEL

    • 05210 STEEL JOISTS

    • 05300 METAL DECKING

    • 05500 MISCELLANEOUS METALS

    • 05510 METAL STAIRS

    • 05720 HANDRAILS AND RAILINGS

     

  • DIVISION 6 WOOD

    • 06100 ROUGH CARPENTRY

    • 06200 FINISH CARPENTRY

     

  • DIVISION 7 THERMAL AND MOISTURE PROTECTION

    • 07100 WATERPROOFING AND DAMPPROOFING

    • 07180 WATER REPELLENT COATINGS

    • 07200 INSULATION AND VAPOR BARRIERS

    • 07265 FIREPROOFING

    • 07270 FIRESTOPPING

    • 07500 ROOFING SYSTEMS

    • 07570 TRAFFIC COATINGS

    • 07620 FLASHING AND SHEET METAL

    • 07720 ROOF ACCESSORIES

    • 07820 SKYLIGHTS

    • 07900 SEALANTS

     

  • DIVISION 8 DOORS AND WINDOWS
         (Division 8 Sitework MSWord Document {.doc}) 

         (Division 8 Sitework PDF file {.pdf})

    • 08100 GENERAL

    • 08110 METAL DOORS AND FRAMES

    • 08211 FLUSH WOOD DOORS

    • 08315 SPECIAL DOORS

    • 08410 ALUMINUM ENTRANCES AND STOREFRONTS

    • 08460 AUTOMATIC ENTRANCE DOORS

    • 08520 ALUMINUM WINDOWS

    • 08610 WOOD WINDOWS

    • 08700 HARDWARE

    • 08800 GLAZING

     

  • DIVISION 9 FINISHES

    • 09255 GYPSUM BOARD ASSEMBLIES

    • 09310 CERAMIC TILE

    • 09512 ACOUSTICAL TILE CEILINGS

    • 09550 WOOD FLOORING

    • 09555 WOOD FLOOR REFINISHING

    • 09651 RESILIENT TILE FLOORING

    • 09680 CARPET

    • 09690 CARPET TILE

    • 09800 SPECIAL COATINGS

    • 09900 PAINTING

    • 09950 WALL COVERINGS

     

  • DIVISION 10 SPECIALTIES

    • 10100 VISUAL DISPLAY BOARDS

    • 10155 METAL TOILET COMPARTMENTS

    • 10165 PLASTIC TOILET COMPARTMENTS

    • 10200 LOUVERS AND VENTS

    • 10270 ACCESS FLOORING

    • 10416 DIRECTORIES

    • 10425 SIGNS

    • 10436 POST AND PANELS SIGNS

    • 10550 POSTAL SPECIALTIES

    • 10552 FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, CABINETS, AND ACCESSORIES

    • 10651 OPERABLE PANEL PARTITIONS

    • 10750 TELEPHONE SPECIALTIES

    • 10800 TOILET AND BATH ACCESSORIES

    • 10850 RECYCLING CONTAINERS

    • 10905 CUSTODIAL AND SUPPLY STORAGE ROOMS

    • APPENDICES

      • 10-1 INTERIOR ROOM IDENTIFICATION SIGN TYPE A

      • 10-2 INTERIOR ROOM IDENTIFICATION SIGN TYPE B

      • 10-3 INTERIOR SUITE IDENTIFICATION SIGN TYPE C

      • 10-4 INTERIOR SUITE IDENTIFICATION SIGN TYPE D

      • 10-5 INTERIOR SUITE IDENTIFICATION SIGN TYPE E

      • 10-6 INTERIOR SUITE IDENTIFICATION SIGN TYPE F

      • 10-7 INTERIOR DIRECTIONAL SIGN, TYPE G AND INTERIOR
         WINDOW INFORMATIONAL SIGN TYPE H

       

  • DIVISION 11 EQUIPMENT

    • 11014 WINDOW WASHING AND BUILDING FACADE MAINTENANCE

    • 11111 COIN-OPERATED LAUNDRY EQUIPMENT

    • 11130 AUDIO-VISUAL EQUIPMENT

    • 11132 PROJECTION SCREENS AND MOTORIZED PROJECTION SCREENS

    • 11150 PARKING CONTROL EQUIPMENT

     

  • DIVISION 12 FURNISHINGS

    • 12345 LABORATORY CASEWORK

    • 12496 WINDOW TREATMENT HARDWARE

    • 12520 SHADES

     

  • DIVISION 13 SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION

    • THERE ARE NO SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS AT THIS TIME.

     

  • DIVISION 14 CONVEYANCES

    • 14240 HYDRAULIC ELEVATORS

     

  • DIVISION 15 MECHANICAL SYSTEMS

    • 15010 BASIC MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS

    • 15050 BASIC MECHANICAL MATERIALS AND METHODS

    • 15100 VALVES

    • 15135 METERS AND GAGES

    • 15140 SUPPORTS AND ANCHORS

    • 15170 MOTORS AND DRIVES

    • 15250 INSULATION

    • 15330 FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS

    • 15410 PLUMBING PIPING

    • 15430 PLUMBING SPECIALTIES

    • 15440 PLUMBING FIXTURES

    • 15453 PUMPS

    • 15460 WATER HEATERS

    • 15481 COMPRESSED AIR SYSTEMS

    • 15488 NATURAL GAS SYSTEMS

    • 15510 HYDRONIC PIPING

    • 15520 STEAM AND STEAM CONDENSATE PIPING

    • 15530 REFRIGERANT PIPING

    • 15540 HVAC PUMPS

    • 15545 CHEMICAL WATER TREATMENT

    • 15582 STEAM CONDENSATE RETURN UNITS

    • 15680 WATER CHILLERS

    • 15683 RECIPROCATING WATER CHILLER

    • 15685 WATER-COOLED CENTRIFUGAL CHILLERS

    • 15711 FACTORY-FABRICATED COOLING TOWERS

    • 15755 HEAT EXCHANGERS

    • 15781 PACKAGED HEATING AND COOLING AIR HANDLING UNITS

    • 15782 ROOFTOP HEATING AND COOLING UNITS

    • 15790 AIR COILS

    • 15831 FAN COIL UNITS

    • 15832 FINNED-TUBE RADIATION

    • 15835 UNIT HEATERS

    • 15840 UNIT VENTILATORS

    • 15850 FANS AND EXHAUST SYSTEMS

    • 15854 CENTRAL STATION AIR HANDLING UNITS

    • 15860 CENTRIFUGAL FANS

    • 15865 TUBULAR CENTRIFUGALS

    • 15870 POWER VENTILATORS

    • 15886 AIR FILTERS

    • 15891 METAL DUCTWORK

    • 15920 SOUND ATTENUATORS

    • 15930 AIR TERMINALS

    • 15932 AIR OUTLETS AND INLETS

    • 15970 HVAC CONTROLS

    • 15975 CONTROL SYSTEM EQUIPMENT

    • 15985 SEQUENCE OF OPERATION

    • 15990 TESTING, ADJUSTING, AND BALANCING

    • APPENDIX

     

     


     

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