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Q1) The maximum length available for trim is twenty feet. Closures are generally one foot or three feet long. Can we supply samples in maximum standard lengths?
A1) Please bid per the current contract documents. 22Mar10
Q2) Insulated metal panels are not available either 36" or 24" wide. The industry standard is either 40" or 42" coverage inches. Is the standard panel coverage width acceptable?
A2) Bid per the current contract documents. Insulated metal panels in 36" width are readily available. 22Mar10
Q3) What is your specification for the underground water storage tank? or can you reference it to what specification?
A3) The specification for the underground water storage tank is provided in Section 12-2.05 " Fire Protection Water Supply System "of the Special Provisions. 18Mar10
Q4) Under Tracks, Supports, and Accessories-Adjustable Louvers-I donít see anywhere on the plans where they detail the quantity of louvers they want on the sectional door(s). Itís very unusual to have a louver in a sectional door, they maybe confused???? Door schedule says door # 2 is to be insulated with louvers? How Many and What by operative?
A4) The quantity of louver on the section doors is provided on sheet A1-4 of the contract plans as well as door schedule and exterior elevations. The operative of the louvers is provided in Section 12-8.02 of the Special Provisions. 23Mar10