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Project Number 1 Section 13352 Heritage May 2003 Duct Testing, Adjusting, And Balancing SECTION 13352 DUCT TESTING, ADJUSTING, AND BALANCING PART 1 GENERAL 1.1 SUMMARY A. Includes But Not Limited To 1. Test, balance, and adjust air duct systems as described in Contract Documents. B. Related Sections 1. Division 15 - a. Completing installation and start-up of mechanical systems, and changing sheaves, belts, and dampers as required for correct balance. b. Assisting Balancing Agency in testing and balancing of mechanical system. 1.2 SYSTEM DESCRIPTION A. Performance Requirements 1. Perform testing and balancing in complete accordance with Associated Air Balance Council Standards for Field Measurement & Instructions, Form P1266, Volume I. Record test data on AABC standard forms or facsimile. 2. Noise level shall not exceed PNC 35 in Chapel or Cultural Center when all mechanical equipment is operating. 1.3 SUBMITTALS A. Quality Assurance / Control 1. Four copies of complete test data for evaluation and approval. 2. Test And Balance Report - a. Complete with logs, data, and records as required herein. Print logs, data, and records on white bond paper bound together in report form. b. Certified accurate and complete by Balancing Agency's certified test and balance engineer. c. Contain following general data in format selected by Balancing Agency. 1) Project Number 2) Project Title 3) Project Location 4) Project Architect and Mechanical Engineer 5) Test and Balance Agency and Certified Engineer 6) Contractor and mechanical sub-contractor 7) Dates tests were performed 8) Certification Document 9) Report Forms similar to AABC Standard format. d. Report shall include following - 1) Preface suggesting abnormalities and problems encountered 2) Instrumentation List including type, model, manufacturer, serial number, and calibration dates. 3) System Identification reporting location of zones, supply, return, and exhaust openings. 4) Record following for each piece of air handling equipment - a) Manufacturer, model number, and serial number b) Design and manufacturer rated data c) Actual CFM d) Suction and discharge static pressure of each fan e) Outside-air and return-air total CFM f) Actual operating current, voltage, and brake horsepower of each fan motor g) Final RPM of each motor
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