3-13.1 ACTIVITIES AND USES ANTICIPATED:
Space for the location of
m e c h a n i c a l equipment.
Access only by qualified persons for inspection,
r e p a i r , and maintenance.
3-13.2 CHARACTER OF SPACE:
3 - 1 2 . 3 . 2 Sizing of Space
Space required will vary according to type of system.
R o o f - t o p units require no mechanical space.
c o n d i t i o n i n g wiII require more space than heating and
Prior to system determination, allow 4-5% of gross floor
Equipment as required by function
3-13.4 BASIC EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:
Storage and work area may be required by maintenance personnel.
3-15.5 REQUIREMENTS OF SUB-AREAS WITHIN MAIN SPACE: Not applicable.
3-13.6 PLANNING CRITERIA
3 - 1 3 . 6 . 2 S p a c e t h a t c o n t a i n s large, heavy pieces of equipment that
a r e likely to be removed should have direct access to outside paved area.
3-13.7 GENERAL ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
a r e a s , may generate considerable noise; electrical room
g e n e r a t e s minimal noise.