Often, there are a number of alternatives which can achieve the desired
result. Therefore, a major objective of the preliminary studies should be to
determine what combinations of actions will be the most cost-effective, as
well as technically and operationally feasible.
10. BUILDING PROTECTION. The building structure of all general maintenance
facilities, including corners of interior partitions and exterior walls,
doors, structural members, etc., shall be protected from damage by vehicles
and moving loads by the installation of concrete filled pipe guards, bumpers,
railings, corner guards, and similar protective features.
11. FIRE PROTECTION. Fire protection for all general maintenance facilities,
including considerations for building constriction, life safety, hazardous
conditions, extiguishing systems, and fire detection and alarm, shall be
provided in accordance with Fire Protection Engineering, NAVFAC DM-8 as
applicable to the specific building.
12. RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF UNCOATED ALUMINUM
Seacoast. Aluminum roofing and/or siding shall not be specified
for structures located on or near the seacoast due to salt deposition or
incrustation from inshore winds and salt-laden atmosphere.
Exterior and Interior. The restrictions for the use of preformed
(corrugated) aluminum roofing and/or siding are applicable also to sandwich
panel and flat sheet construction of unprotected (uncoated) aluminum and to
ribbed aluminum extrusions. Consideration should also be given to the
corrosion of aluminum surfaces on the interior of structures due to salt
deposits from salt-laden air.
Incompatible Materials. All surfaces of incompatible metals, wet
or green or damp wood, wood treated with incompatible preservatives, masonry,
and concrete shall be isolated from direct contact with the aluminum by a
heavy coat of alkali-resistant paint or by other approved means.
Coated Metal. Coated metal roofing and siding shall be in
accordance with NAVFAC NFGS(TS)-07410, Preformed Metal Roofing and Siding.