Chapter 5: Judges' Chambers Suites
as required to integrate heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) and lighting
into a harmonious design.
Use acoustical treatment, material, or detail as required to meet NC.
Floor Covering (Except Closed Storage)
Use 42-ounce (1.19 kg) face-weight, synthetic (nylon or equal), commercial-grade
carpet over a synthetic fiber cushion.
Floor Covering (Closed Storage)
Use 12-inch square (0.09 m2), vinyl composition tile or sheet vinyl flooring.
Bookshelves (Judge's Chambers)
For bookshelves in judges' chambers, use AWI premium-grade, hardwood veneer
adjustable shelves and casework, stained and finished with a transparent sealer. For
bookshelves in judges' reference/conference rooms, the same requirements apply,
except AWI custom-grade shelves are used.
Provide a standard case unit 10 inches (250 mm) deep by 36 inches (925 mm) wide by
84 inches (2150 mm) high.
Limit shelf spans to 36 inches (925 mm).
Judge's Private Toilet
Finish walls with Type II vinyl wall covering with a class A rating (ASTM Tunnel
Provide base that is a minimum 4" high (100 mm), ceramic tile with sanitary cove.
Use tile trim pieces on corners and edges.
Use ceramic tile floor that meets ANSI A137.1, installed with thin-set water-proof
mastic, method F122-90, as specified in the Tile Council of America Handbook.
Use painted gypsum wallboard with paint finish for the ceiling.