CHAPTER 10: TECHNICAL CRITERIA
Safety of the children and expansion of future electrical needs must be
considered. All data, equipment, and communication requirements must
be defined in advance to prevent inadequate facilities. Consult with GSA
and center staff when defining needs.
Provide power supply as prescribed in the latest edition of GSA Facilities
Standards for the Public Buildings Service for TV, VCR, AV equipment,
telephones, and computers for staff and children's areas.
Except in areas with cabinets above counters, mount receptacles at
1370 mm above the finished floor. All receptacles shall be pediatric
Provide wall duplex outlets at approximately 4000 mm on center.
Provide one duplex outlet per wall on walls less than 3000 mm.
Provide electrical power outlets for kitchen and laundry areas for refrig-
disposal, and washer/dryer units as required. Provide power supplies
where under counter appliances will be located.
Install closed circuit TV camera(s) at each entrance/exit and at play
yards as determined by the GSA security risk analysis.
Provide for a possible additional monitor location in the staff area.
Coordinate requirements and provide for installation of: electrically
switched doors, security alarm, and intercom systems.
PBS-140 - July 2003