Fire Protection Engineering and Life Safety
Establishes the project's direction and scope, based on the risk-reduction strategies
identified in the fire protection engineering and life safety assessment.
Develops a plan to implement the risk-reduction strategies.
Establishes design budgets that are sufficient to incorporate the
Defines the extent of any contamination due to hazardous materials.
Identifies strategies for the treatment of hazardous materials.
Highlights special needs, alternative choices, and costs.
Compares the relative life-cycle costs of the alternatives.
Establishes security-level requirements for the customer agency and the
facility and the performance requirements for glass fragmentation, perimeter security,
and so forth.
Evaluates special requirements and costs associated with sensitive occupancy or
Evaluates each alternative's ability to meet security needs.
Assesses the ability of existing buildings to meet seismic performance requirements
for their construction type and seismic conditions set by ICSSC/Federal Emergency
Management Agency (FEMA).
Completes studies needed to make such assessments, estimates associated costs,
and includes needed work in site/design funding proposal.
Telecommunications and IT
Highlights special telecommunications needs that impact project design strategy,
phasing, or costs (e.g., 24-hour operations, allowable downtimes, sensitive equipment,
and operations). These are also incorporated into the Project Management Plan's
Determines appropriate building commissioning practice for the project and budgets
for related costs.
Identifies the process for quality assurance.