d) diked areas for above ground oil storage (Diked area drains
should be fitted with caps or valves for manual control and spill
containment. Provide concrete sumps for drainage of diked areas.), and
towers, radiators, compressed air receivers, air dryers, and similar
15.7.2 Water Line Equipment. Complete the following requirements and all
connections called for in the definitive drawings (refer to Section 1).
connections for filling closed circulating systems,
a domestic hot water supply to toilet rooms and clean-up areas,
c) furnish hose bibbs on water lines for floor wash-down and
similar uses, and
furnish fire hose at each end of the main generator room.
15.7.3 Battery Rooms Emergency Showers and Eye Wash Facilities. Provide
battery rooms with emergency showers and eye wash facilities as specified by
15.7.4 Compressed Air. Refer to Section 5 of this manual for comments and
requirements on engine starting. Comply with the engine manufacturer's
recommended sizes and pressures of compressor units. Starting air receivers
shall be provided together with a station service air receiver when air
starting is provided.
15.8 Electrical Criteria. Refer to NAVFAC DM 4.04, Electrical Engineering,
Electrical Utilization Systems, for general electrical criteria.
15.8.1 Station Service Transformers. Station service transformers should
be sized so that one transformer can be shut down without in any way
compromising the ability of the plant to operate at full capacity.
15.8.2 Lighting. Minimum lighting intensities shall be in accordance with
the Illumination Engineering Society (IES), Lighting Handbook requirements.
Battery-operated emergency light sets should be provided in engine,
switchgear, and control rooms as a minimum requirement. Emergency light
sets should conform to the requirements of Federal Specification W-L-305,
Light Set, General Illumination (Emergency or Auxiliary). Consideration
should be given to using indirect and/or dimmable lighting in console areas
to reduce glare on display panels.
15.8.3 Receptacles. Convenience outlets should be mounted generally on
each building column of the generator space, approximately 15 ft to 25 ft
(4.572 m to 7.62 m) on centers. Locate welding outlets (60 A, 480 V,
4-pole, 3-wire, grounding type) such that each outlet can be used for
maintaining two engine-generator units.