Specifications include, but are not limited to:
➢ The Contractor shall supply and install a fully functioning refrigerant monitoring system.
➢ The contractor shall perform a smoke test to determine adequate location of sampling lines
based on airflow in mechanical room.
➢ The Contractor shall locate at least 2 sampling lines per chiller. The refrigerant monitoring
system shall have enough sampling line port to adequately cover the size of the mechanical
room. This also includes where refrigerant is stored.
➢ The Contractor shall be responsible for contracting any electrical work for this system with a
licensed electrician. The monitor shall be installed on a dedicated power circuit.
➢ The wiring for the system shall be in electrical metallic tubing (EMT).
➢ The wiring for the notification strobes or horns shall be in EMT conduit when below ten feet
above the floor if low voltage. If 120-volt, all wiring shall be in EMT conduit.
➢ The refrigerant monitoring panel shall be mounted outside of the mechanical and installed in
the parking garage. Exact location can be flexible to aid in ease of installation.
➢ The Contractor shall provide and install at a minimum 8 amber visual alarms devices as well
as audible alarm devices, 4 are to be installed outside of the 4 entrances to the mechanical
room. The other 4 are to be installed to provide adequate notification throughout the
mechanical room. More alarm notification devices may be required in mechanical room to
overcome obstacles and noise.
➢ The Contractor shall provide and install 8 aluminum warning signs next to the amber flashing
LED, stating: ”Warning- Alarm signal indicates refrigerant leak detected. Evacuate monitored
➢ The Contractor shall provide a monitoring system that has relay contacts for alarm, warming,
fault and exhaust fan activation. The system shall also have BACnet capability to tie into a
future upgraded Trane Tracer SC building management system.
➢ The Contractor shall tie in alarm relay to current building management Trane Tracer Summit
➢ The Contractor shall provide a sampling line style monitoring system. System may be
installed with polyurethane tubing. Tubing shall be protected by metallic conduit when run
below ten above finished floor.
➢ The Contractor shall run sampling tubing with a proper bend radius and install in way that
➢ The monitoring system shall use photoacoustic infrared sensors. Minimum sensitivity shall be
➢ Housing of monitor shall be lockable
➢ The Contractor shall be responsible to calibrate and verify unit is properly reading levels of