Lighting Systems. Illumination levels and lighting controls in "special" areas will be
provided as defined in the USCDG. In all other areas, illumination levels and lighting
controls will be provided as specified in PBS-PQ100.1. GSA will provide courtroom fixtures
with accurate color rendition (avoiding metal halide). Guidelines for site illumination are
specified in PBS-PQ100.1. Lighting in parking areas will allow for identification of vehicle
color (avoiding low pressure sodium). Emergency egress lighting for courtrooms and
security areas such as cellblock areas will have built-in batteries as well as emergency
generator service. Egress lighting for areas that require battery backup in the event of power
failure to maintain camera and direct visual surveillance include:
Prisoner sallyport and movement corridors.
Detention cell block areas.
Prisoner processing area.
Prisoner-attorney interview room.
Court holding cell areas.
Telephone, Data, Electronic Surveillance, and Security Systems and Equipment.
Federal tenant agencies are responsible for designing, providing, and installing their own
telephone, data, electronic surveillance, and security systems and equipment. GSA will
provide conduits for all telephone, data, computer, and security systems. The system designs
which define and specify conduit size, type and locations must be provided by tenant agencies
to GSA and the design architect-engineer in a timely manner during the design development
phase of project design. GSA will provide a building communication frame room and
communications closets for independent telephone service per PBS-PQ100.1. All other
signal or communication space such as for servers or processors for local area networks, will
be assignable space with a classification dependant upon tenant requirements. Federal tenant
agencies are expected to provide all:
workstations, file-servers, computer cabling, and the like);
April 5, 1996