16 APRIL 2004
Secondary service voltage shall be 208/120V, 3, 4 wire. Therefore, interior
transformers are not required. Voltage requirements may vary for overseas locations,
and should be verified before beginning design.
Provide direct exterior access to the electric room.
The MDP (main distribution panel) shall serve the large three phase mechanical
equipment and feed branch circuit panelboards. Provide separate panelboards for the
kitchen, general lighting and power, and single phase and smaller three phase
Run all circuits in steel conduits with insulated copper conductors. Conduits can be
RMC (rigid metal conduit), IMC (intermediate metal conduit), or EMT (electrical
metallic tubing), as required for the level of physical protection required. Where
approved by the local authorities having jurisdiction, and where installed as per Code,
flexible metallic cable assemblies with metal jacket and full size insulated grounding
conductor (type MC or type AC) are suitable for installation in studded partitions and
above suspended ceilings.
All power wiring shall run concealed.
Provide manual toggle switches, dimmers and automatic lighting controls (occupancy
sensors, time clocks) for lighting as appropriate for the bowling area, dining, kitchen,
pro shop, back of house and offices. Locate controls in the reception counter.
Lighting controls shall meet the requirements of the local energy code.
Provide convenience receptacles, special configuration receptacles and power for
user's equipment and mechanical equipment.
6-3.7 Exterior Lighting Systems
Exterior lighting systems shall be designed to include the following provisions:
Provide pole mounted metal halide lighting for parking areas and low level metal
halide bollards for walkways.
Provide metal halide or compact fluorescent fixtures in exterior canopies and at
exterior door locations.
Provide pole-mounted metal halide for outdoor activities.
Provide time clock/photocell control for all exterior lighting.
6-3.8 Communication Systems
Considerations for providing appropriate communications systems support for the Bowling
Provide provisions (boxes, raceways, power) for security, telephone, data, point-of-
sale (POS), network, public address (PA), cable access television (CATV), arcade
games, Internet, closed circuit television (CCTV) where applicable and other low
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