• Many Glacier Hotel at Glacier National Park, Montana

    DSC Workflows

Electrical & Lighting QA Checklist

Predesign

___
All required deliverables submitted.
___
Consistent with DSC Electrical and Lighting Design Standards.

Schematic Design

___
Required deliverables submitted.
___
Consistent with DSC Electrical and Lighting Design Standards.
___
Adequate site utilities verified for the facility.
___
Preliminary electrical load calculations appropriate for the facility.
___
Verify initial Utility Company contact and coordination.
___
Verify that hazardous materials to be demolished have been identified (if applicable).

Design Development (DBB or DB)

___
All required deliverables submitted.
___
Consistent with DSC Electrical and Lighting Design Standards.
___
Power and telecom utilities shown.
___
Proposed utility routings are shown on site plan.
___
Loads summarized for the facility.
___
Adequate spare capacity (25% minimum) in all systems for future considerations.
___
Fault current calculations.
___
System one-line diagram included.
___
Electrical Distribution Equipment sized and shown.
___
Panelboards and larger distribution equipment are located and identified.
___
NEC required electrical working clearances, dedicated spaces, egress routes, etc. provided.
___
Motor loads are identified, sized and locations shown.
___
Exit signage and Emergency Egress lighting identified and properly located.
___
Lighting verified as being in accordance with IESNA recommendations and NFPA/IBC requirements.
___
Exterior lighting fixtures verified as being full cut-off type and dark sky friendly.
___
Lighting design sustainable (daylighting considerations, energy efficiency, lighting controls, FEMP).
___
Lighting Fixture Schedule.
___
Lighting fixture types, controls and locations are shown.
___
Lightning Protection evaluation and recommendations included.
___
Intrusion alarm system per Park requirements and accepted industry standards and practices.
___
Telecommunications and IT systems per Park requirements and accepted industry standards.
___
Emergency power needs have been addressed.
___
Floor plan backgrounds match Architectural drawings.
___
Outline specs provided for all required sections.
___
Verification of Utility Company Coordination.

100% Draft Construction Documents (DBB) or 100% Draft Design-Build Construction Documents (DB)

___
All required deliverables submitted.
___
Consistent with DSC Electrical and Lighting Design Standards.
___
Detailed, NEC compliant electrical load and fault current calculations provided.
___
Overcurrent protection devices coordinated.
___
AIC values correct.
___
Disconnects properly sized, rated, located and identified for equipment served.
___
Electrical Distribution Equipment properly sized.
___
NEC required electrical working clearances, dedicated spaces, egress routes, etc. provided.
___
Branch circuiting clearly identified for all equipment and devices.
___
Verify occupancy type and wiring method used.
___
Conductor fill and deration correct.
___
Exit signage and emergency lighting completed and properly located.
___
Exit signage and emergency lighting circuits properly circuited / connected.
___
HVAC equipment shutdown by Fire alarm equipment (if applicable).
___
Magnetic door holders coordinated with Fire alarm (if applicable).
___
Elevator electrical systems addressed and included (if applicable).
___
Panel Schedules completed. Schedules include load calculations and indicate proper load balance.
___
Proper Load Balance +/- 10%.
___
Transformers located with adequate clearances per NEC, O&M and listing requirements.
___
Individual buildings metered separately.
___
Dedicated branch circuit and two dedicated phone lines identified for fire alarm control panel.
___
Lightning protection system complies with NFPA 780 (if applicable).
___
Communications / IT riser provided.
___
Coordination of Exhibit and AV requirements with Exhibit designer complete (if and as applicable).
___
Reflected ceiling plan coordinated with Architect (all Lighting, Fire & Security devices shown).
___
Photovoltaic system in accordance with NEC requirements (if PV system included in project).
___
Security Riser diagram (if a Security system is included in project).
___
Utility contact information included in specifications and/or on drawings.
___
Clearly identify all work and materials to be provided by Utility Companies.
___
3/4" conduit minimum.
___
All utilities underground, unless otherwise required by cultural landscape (include trench details).
___
Special systems schematics (i.e. sound, intercom, etc. (if and as required)).
___
Control wiring schematics.
___
Transient voltage surge suppression (one on each Utility / Bldg. Service Entrance - minimum).
___
Details as required to convey/clarify project requirements.
___
All required specification sections provided and properly edited.

100% Complete Construction Documents (DBB) or 100% Complete Design-Build Construction Documents (DB)

___
All required deliverables submitted.
___
Consistent with DSC Electrical and Lighting Design Standards.
___
All review comments from 100% Draft Review satisfactorily resolved.
 

Did You Know?