S-D1 CLUTCH-OPERATED SHADE MANUAL WINDOW SHADES
SECTION 12493 [12 24 00]
S-#D1 CLUTCH-OPERATED SHADE MANUAL WINDOW SHADES
PART 1 GENERAL
1.A.Manually operated, roll-up fabric interior window shades including mounting and operating hardware.
2.A.Section 06100 [06 10 00] – Rough Carpentry: Blocking for support of window shade hardware.
2.B.Section 07900 [07 90 00] – Joint Sealers: Sealants for perimeter of shade system.
2.C.Section 09260 [09 21 23] – Gypsum Board Assemblies: Suspended gypsum board ceilings to contain recessed window shade pockets.
2.D.Section 09510 [09 51 23] – Acoustical Tile Ceilings: Suspended acoustical panel ceilings to contain recessed window shade pockets.
2.E.Section 11132 [11 52 13] – Motorized Projection Screens: Motorized projection screens to be interfaced with shade controls.
2.F.Section 11132 [11 52 13] – Motorized Projector Lifts: Motorized projector lifts and mounts to be interfaced with shade controls.
2.G.Division 16  – Electrical: Electrical supply, conduit, and wiring for motorized window shades.
3.A.NFPA 701-99 – Fire Tests for Flame-Resistant Textiles and Films.
3.B.GREENGUARD Environmental Institute Gold.
3.C.US Green Building Council.
4.A.Submit under provisions of Section 01330 [01 33 26] – Submittal Procedures:
4.B.Product Data: Manufacturer’s data sheets on each product specified, including:
4.B.1.Preparation instructions and recommendations.
4.B.2.Installation and maintenance instructions.
4.B.3.Styles, material descriptions, dimensions of individual components, profiles, features, finishes and operating instructions.
4.B.4.Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
4.B.5.Mounting details and installation methods.
4.C.Shop Drawings: Plans, elevations, sections, product details, installation details, operational clearances, wiring diagrams and relationship to adjacent work.
4.D.LEED Submittals: Provide documentation of how the requirements of Credit will be met.
4.E.Window Treatment Schedule: For all roller shades. Use same room designations as indicated on the Drawings, field verified window dimensions, quantities, type of shade, controls, fabric, and color, and include opening sizes and key to typical mounting details.
4.F.Selection Samples: For each finish product specified, two complete sets of shade cloth options and aluminum finish color samples representing manufacturer’s full range of available colors and patterns.
4.G.Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two complete sets of shade components, unassembled, demonstrating compliance with specified requirements. Shade fabric sample and aluminum finish sample as selected, representing actual product, color, and patterns. Mark face of material to indicate interior faces.
4.H.Maintenance Data: Methods for maintaining roller shades, precautions regarding cleaning materials and methods, instructions for operating hardware and controls.
4.I.Manufacturer’s Certificates: Certify products meet or exceed specified requirements.
5.A.Manufacturer Qualifications: Obtain roller shades through one source from a single manufacturer with a minimum of twenty years’ experience in manufacturing products comparable to those specified in this section.
5.B.NFPA Flame-Test: Passes NFPA 701. Materials tested shall be identical to products proposed for use.
5.C.Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up of one of each type roller shade assembly specified for evaluation of mounting, appearance and accessories.
5.C.1.Locate mock-up in window(s) designated by Architect.
5.C.2.Do not proceed with remaining work until mock-up is accepted by Architect.
1.6DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
6.A.Do not deliver window shades until building is enclosed and construction within spaces where shades will be installed is substantially complete.
6.B.Deliver products in manufacturer’s original, unopened, undamaged containers with labels intact.
6.C.Label containers and shades according to Window Shade Schedule.
6.D.Store products in manufacturer’s unopened packaging until ready for installation.
7.A.Ensure that locating templates and other information required for installation of products of this section are furnished to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
7.B.Ensure that products of this section are supplied to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
8.A.Install roller shades after finish work and ambient temperature, humidity and ventilation conditions are maintained at levels recommended for project upon completion.
9.A.Hardware: standard five-year limited warranty.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
1.A.Acceptable Manufacturer: Installations by DC, LLC. 5101 Chase Avenue, Downers Grove IL 60515. Office Phone 630-323-2581, dcinsstallations.com
1.B.Substitutions: Not permitted.
1.C.Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01600.
2.2MANUALLY OPERATED WINDOW SHADES
2.A.Manually Operated Window Shades with Independent Control: Manually operated, vertical roll-up, fabric window shade with components necessary for complete installation; Clutch-operated Shade as manufactured by Installations by DC, LLC.
2.A.1.Operation: Bead chain and clutch operating mechanism allowing shade to stop when chain is released. Designed never to need adjustment or lubrication. Provide limit stops to prevent shade from being raised or lowered too far.
2.A.1.a.Clutch mechanism: Fabricated from high carbon steel and molded fiberglass reinforced polyester or injected molded nylon. Minimum 20 lb. lifting capacity. White or Black color as selected by Architect.
2.A.1.b.Bead chain loop: Stainless steel bead chain hanging at side of window.
2.A.1.c.Bead chain loop: Plastic bead chain hanging at side of window, Ivory, Grey, White, Bronze or Black color as selected by Architect.
2.A.1.d.Idler Assembly: Provide roller idler assembly of molded nylon with adjustable or spring-loaded length idler pin to facilitate easy installation, and removal of shade for service.
2.A.1.e.Bead Chain Hold Down: P-Clip (standard).
2.A.1.f.Bead Chain Hold Down: Spring-Loaded Tensioner complies with ANSI/WCMA A100.1-2018 safety standard.
2.A.2.Single Roller Configuration:
2.A.2.a.1)Universal Mounting brackets.
2.A.2.a.3)Endcaps and fascia.
2.A.2.a.4)Ceiling/Wall Style Headbox.
2.A.2.a.5)Recessed Pocket Headbox.
2.A.2.b.Brackets: Plated stamped steel. Provide size compatible with roller size.
2.A.2.b.1)Mounted to ceiling.
2.A.2.b.2)Mounted to wall.
2.A.2.b.3)Mounted to jamb.
2.A.2.c.Endcaps: Stamped steel with universal design suitable for mounting to ceiling, wall, and jamb. Provide size compatible with roller size.
2.A.2.c.1)Endcap covers: To match fascia or headbox color.
2.A.2.d.Fascia: L shaped aluminum extrusion to conceal shade roller and hardware.
2.A.2.d.1)Attachment: Snaps onto endcaps without requiring exposed fasteners of any kind. Fascia can be mounted continuously across two or more shade bands. No notching is required.
2.A.2.d.2)Shape: Square Fascia Panel.
2.A.2.d.3)Finish: Clear anodized.
2.A.2.d.4)Finish: Black powder coat.
2.A.2.d.5)Finish: White powder coat.
2.A.2.d.6)Finish: Ivory powder coat.
2.A.2.d.7)Finish: Bronze powder coat.
2.A.2.d.8)Finish: Custom powder coat as selected by the Architect.
2.A.2.e.Headbox Ceiling/Wall style: Aluminum fabrication with removable closure, endcaps, and back and top cover piece:
2.A.2.e.1)Finish: Clear anodized.
2.A.2.e.2)Finish: Black powder coat.
2.A.2.e.3)Finish: White powder coat.
2.A.2.e.4)Finish: Ivory powder coat.
2.A.2.e.5)Finish: Bronze powder coat.
2.A.2.e.6)Finish: Custom powder coat as selected by the Architect.
2.A.2.f.Headbox, Pocket style: Aluminum fabrication with removable closure, endcaps, and U-shaped pocket:
2.A.2.f.1)Finish: Clear anodized.
2.A.2.f.2)Finish: Black powder coat.
2.A.2.f.3)Finish: White powder coat.
2.A.2.f.4)Finish: Ivory powder coat.
2.A.2.f.5)Finish: Bronze powder coat.
2.A.2.f.6)Finish: Custom powder coat as selected by the Architect.
2.A.2.g.Type D Shade pocket: Rectangular pocket and endcaps designed for recessed ceiling installation of window shades with ceiling tile lip.
2.A.2.g.1)Material: Extruded aluminum alloy or steel with white finish.
2.A.2.g.2)Size: 5 inches (127 mm) wide by 5-3/8 inches (137 mm) high.
1-1/2 (38 mm) closure dimension, recommended for bead chain operation.
2.A.2.g.4)Pocket End Cap Kit: Metal endcaps with 7/8-inch (22 mm) lip for support of acoustical ceiling panel.
2.A.2.g.5)Corners: Welded one-piece aluminum sections connecting to and matching pockets to allow continuous shade recess at ceiling corners.
2.A.2.h.Wall Clip with Closure Panel: For site constructed ceiling recesses, provide removable closure panel to minimize slot for shade passage but allowing access to shade for maintenance.
2.A.2.h.1)Material: Aluminum alloy with white epoxy paint finish.
2.A.2.h.2)Tile Lip: Provide wall clip with 7/8-inch tile lip (22 mm).
2.A.2.h.3)Closure width: 1-1/2 inches (38 mm).
2.A.2.h.4)Closure width: 3 inches (76 mm).
2.A.2.h.5)Closure Width: 5 inches (127 mm).
2.A.2.h.6)Provide continuous wall clip, 1-3/4 (44 mm) by 3/16 inch (5 mm), for snap-in attachment of closure panel without fasteners.
2.A.3.Roller Tube: Fabricated from extruded aluminum, galvanized steel, or enameled steel. Diameter, wall thickness, and material selected by manufacturer to accommodate shade type and size. Minimum roller diameter 1.5 inches. Fabric connected to the roller tube with LSE (low surface energy) double sided adhesive specifically developed to attach coated textiles to metal. Adhesive attachment to eliminate horizontal impressions in fabric.
2.A.4.a.Closed pocket elliptical slat: 1 inch (25 mm) aluminum elliptical slat inside of a 1-5/8-inch (41 mm) pocket with heat sealed ends.
2.A.4.b.Open pocket elliptical slat: 1 inch (25mm) aluminum elliptical slat with plastic ends inside of a 1-5/8-inch (41 mm) pocket.
2.A.4.c.Small flat exposed hem bar: 7/8 inch by 5/16-inch (22 mm by 8 mm) rectangular aluminum hem bar with plastic end caps.
2.A.4.d.Large flat exposed hem bar: 1-1/2 inch by 5/16-inch (38 mm by 8 mm) rectangular aluminum hem bar with plastic end caps.
2.A.4.e.Small round exposed hem bar: 5/8 inch (16 mm). Aluminum with plastic end caps.
2.A.5.Light Gap Reduction Channels.
2.A.5.a.Aluminum L Angle – 3/4 inch (19 mm) by 1 inch (25 mm).
2.A.5.b.Aluminum L Angle -1 inch (25 mm) by 2-3/4 inches (70mm).
2.A.5.c.Vinyl L Angle-1-1/2 inches (38 mm) by 3/4 inch (19 mm).
2.A.5.d.U Channel -1 inch (25 mm) by 2-1/2 inches (64 mm).
2.A.5.e.H Channel – 1 inch (25 mm) by 5 inches (127 mm).
2.A.6.Interior cable guide kit.
2.A.6.a.Slat/hem bar is a 5/8” (16 mm) round bar for use in a 1-5/8” (41 mm) open-ended hem pocket.
3.A.Room Darkening Fabrics
3.A.1.SunBloc Series SB9000: Close woven fiberglass base textile with sun-resistant vinyl film bonded to each side, opaque with minimum tensile strength of 190 pounds for warp and 180 pounds for fill. Fire rating: NFPA 701 1006-Test 1, California U.S. Title 19. Environmental Benefits: Certified to GREENGUARD® and GREENGUARD Gold® standards for low chemical emissions into indoor air during product usage. REACH and RoHS compliant – Lead Free. Bacterial and fungal resistance: ASTM E2180, ASTM G21. Washable and stain resistant. Same color both sides. Opaque, .015 inches thick, 12 oz/square yard.
3.A.2.SunBloc Series SB9100: Close woven fiberglass base textile with sun-resistant vinyl film bonded to each side, opaque with minimum tensile strength of 190 pounds for warp and 180 pounds for fill. Fire rating: NFPA 701 1006-Test 1, California U.S. Title 19. Environmental Benefits: Certified to GREENGUARD® and GREENGUARD Gold® standards for low chemical emissions into indoor air during product usage. REACH and RoHS compliant – Lead Free. Bacterial and fungal resistance: ASTM E2180, ASTM G21. Washable and stain resistant. White exterior in all colors. Opaque, .013 inches thick, 12 oz/square yard.
3.B.Color and pattern: __________, No. _____.
3.C.Color and pattern: As indicated in Color Schedule on Drawings.
3.D.Color and pattern: As selected by Architect from manufacturer’s standard range.
PART 3 EXECUTION
1.A.Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.
1.B.If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
2.A.Coordinate requirements for blocking and structural supports to ensure adequate means for installation of window shades.
2.B.Coordinate requirements for blocking, construction of shade pockets, and structural supports to ensure adequate means for installation of window shades.
2.C.Coordinate installation of recessed shade pockets with construction of suspended acoustical panel ceilings specified in Section 09510.
2.D.Coordinate installation of recessed shade pockets with construction of suspended gypsum board ceilings specified in Section 09260.
3.A.Install in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
3.B.Install roller shades level, plumb, square, and true. Allow proper clearances for window operation hardware.
3.C.1.Install shade pockets prior to installation of suspended ceiling system. Attach to supporting structure with screws through top of pocket at 24 inches (610 mm) minimum centers.
3.C.2.Install shade pockets in conjunction with installation of suspended ceiling system. Attach to supporting structure with screws through top of pocket at 24 inches (610 mm) minimum centers.
3.C.3.Install corner pieces securely and in alignment with pockets.
3.C.4.Install pocket ends securely and in alignment with pockets.
3.C.5.After interior construction is essentially complete, install shade and operating mechanism in pocket.
3.D.Install the following items to conceal roller and operating mechanism. Do not use exposed fasteners.
3.E.Install headbox, side channels, and sill channel with sealant specified in Section 07900 – Joint Sealers to eliminate light leaks at perimeter of shade system.
3.F.Position shades level, plumb, and at proper height relative to adjacent construction. Secure with fasteners recommended by manufacturer.
3.4TESTING AND DEMONSTRATION
4.A.Test window shades to verify that operating mechanism and other operating components are functional. Correct deficiencies.
4.A.1.Chain and clutch.
4.B.Demonstrate operation of shades to Owner’s designated representatives.
5.A.Protect installed products until completion of project.
5.B.Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
6.A.Refer to Drawings for shade types and locations.