Turnover Documents. Electronic and hard copy
be a supplement to all existing submission requirements,
documentation on all building systems should be
including PBS CAD Standards. For additional
provided for the guidance of the building engineering
information, see the online PBS Guide to Building
staff and long-term asset management. Documents should
show the actual elements that have been installed, how
they performed during testing, and how they operate as a
system in the completed facility. As examples, the
following should be provided with the following:
Contractor "Redline" as-built drawings to include
drawings and specifications (including building/site actual
Format. Specifications should be produced according to
measurements, changes to details, actual panel
the CSI division format. Each page should be numbered.
schedules, etc) as required by the construction contract.
Specifications should be bound and include a Table of
ArchitectEngineer's final "Record" drawings be inclusive
Contents. The specifications shall include instructions to
to record final changes to design and contractor noted as-
bidders and Division 1, edited to GSA requirements.
built conditions as noted above.
Project Specifications. The General Guide for Editing
Operating manuals with a schematic diagram, sequence
Specifications published by GSA can be obtained and used
of operation and system operating criteria for each system
as a resource.
installed. Custom-written operating manuals, minimum
standard should be submission of Word documents;
Editing of Specifications. It is the designer's responsibility
Training materials and videos.
to edit all specifications to reflect the project design
intent, GSA policy requirements and Federal law. Specifi-
Equipment Maintenance manuals with complete
cations must be carefully coordinated with drawings to
information for all major components in the facility.
ensure that everything shown on the drawings is specified.
In addition, asset data and documentation, including
Specification language that is not applicable to the project
special data and documentation as to engineering,
shall be deleted.
calculations, record drawing information, and visual
media should be provided to document the configuration,
Dimensioning in Specifications. Domestically produced
engineering assumptions, actual material/sizes installed
hard metric products shall be specified when they meet
for future maintenance, repairs and improvements. Prior
GSA guidelines regarding cost and availability; see
to acceptance for design completion or substantial
Chapter 1, General Requirements, Metric Standards in this
completion, all required submittals and deliverables shall
document. In the event a product is not available
be verified by a Government representative as received
domestically in hard metric sizes, a non-metric sized
and complete, such as:
product may be specified, and its data will be soft
converted to a metric equivalent.
Drawings: design, redline, and record drawings
Submittals, Fabrication, and Shop drawings, including:
Only in special cases can dual dimensions be used on
GSA projects, subject to the approval of the GSA
Equipment (or other) data sheets, Product literature,
General Requirements Specifications
Revised March 2005 PBS-P100