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Fuel for domestic hot water heating shall be natural gas, if available. If natural gas is
not available, provide electrical storage heater.
Provide floor drains and hose bibbs in toilet rooms.
Provide wall hydrants on building exterior.
6-3.5 Fire Protection Systems
The Bowling Center is a place of public assembly. Achieving appropriate fire protection will
include meeting the following provisions:
Fire Protection features shall comply with UFC 3-600-01 Fire Protection Engineering.
Provide wet chemical or water-based fire suppression system in the kitchen hood.
Fire alarm system and wiring shall comply with NFPA 72.
Provide battery powered emergency lighting and illuminated exit signs.
Provide ADA compliant fire alarm system consisting of a fire alarm control panel
(FACP), audio/visual signaling devices, and manual pull stations.
6-3.6 Electrical Systems
The electrical system of the Bowling Center shall be designed to support the multiple
activities of the Center and must include the following considerations:
Electrical systems shall be designed in accordance with the National Electrical Code
(NEC), and applicable local codes and regulations, including the applicable energy
Recommended lighting levels are listed in Chapter 4 for the specific functional areas.
Where not otherwise specified, provide lay-in fluorescent fixtures in offices and back-
of-house spaces; downlights and decorative, dimmable fixtures in the dining rooms;
fluorescent strip fixtures in mechanical and utility spaces; lensed fixtures in food
preparation and storage areas.
Electrical service shall be sized based upon the calculated loads and size of the
building, with spare capacity for future loads (20 percent).
Electrical service shall be connected to the local utility or to the base distribution
system, as appropriate. The service shall be grounded as required by code.
A pad-mounted transformer shall be provided, which will serve as the demarcation
point between the exterior service and the building power.
Secondary service from the transformer shall connect to a main service overcurrent
protection and disconnecting device.
Metering shall be provided. Either check metering on the Bowling Center, if primary
metering is in use, or secondary metering on the load side of the transformer, in
accordance with local utility or base requirements.
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