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Design and Construction Guidelines

The RIT Design and Construction Guidelines are formatted with respect to CSI 2016 MasterFormat. Divisions and sections are identified below, and each division includes a hyperlink to a downloadable "Full Division ## PDF" file. Note that some additional forms and webpages are linked (orange text) within each division.

Full Division 00 PDF

Section Description
00 00 00 Procurement and Contracting Requirements
00 43 00 Consultant Invoice Summary - AIA
00 45 13 Contractor's Qualification Form
00 65 00 Instructions for Payment/Lien Releases
00 73 16 Insurance Requirements (Plan Review Guidelines)
00 73 19 Health and Safety Requirements
00 73 19 Hot Work Permit Application
00 73 43 Prevailing Wages
Appendix 1 Project Record Documents and CAD Specifications

Visit the Procurement Website for additional information.

Full Division 01 PDF

Section Description
01 31 19 Meetings
01 33 00 Submittal Procedures
01 33 29 Sustainable Design Reporting
01 41 19 Contractor Rules
01 50 00 Temporary Facilities and Controls
01 73 29 Cutting and Patching
01 77 19 Closeout Requirements
01 81 13 Sustainable Design Requirements (RIT Climate Action Plan)
01 84 00 Space Definitions and Guidelines
01 89 00 Site and Parking Lot Design Standards

Full Division 02 PDF

Section Description
02 26 00 Asbestos Containing Materials Reference

Full Division 03 PDF

Section Description
03 01 00 Maintenance of Concrete

Full Division 04 PDF

Section Description
04 21 13 Brick Masonry

Full Division 05 PDF

Section Description
05 05 13 Shop-Applied Coatings for Metal

Full Division 07 PDF

Section Description
07 20 00 Thermal Protection
07 72 00 Roof Accessories
07 80 00 Fire and Smoke Protection

Full Division 08 PDF

Section Description
08 11 13 Hollow Metal Doors and Frames
08 11 16 Aluminum Doors and Frames
08 42 00 Entrances
08 44 00 Curtain Wall and Glazed Assemblies
08 71 00 Hardware
08 79 13 Key Storage Equipment
08 80 00 Glazing

Full Division 09 PDF

Section Description
09 06 00 Schedules for Finishes
09 30 00 Tiling
09 51 00 Acoustical Ceilings
09 61 00 Common Work Results for Flooring
09 62 00 Textile Composite Flooring
09 64 00 Wood Flooring
09 65 13 Resilient Base and Accessories
09 65 16 Resilient Sheet Flooring
09 65 19 Resilient Tile Flooring
09 67 00 Seamless Flooring
09 68 00 Carpeting
09 91 23 Interior Painting

Full Division 10 PDF

Section Description
10 11 16 Markerboards
10 14 00 Signage
10 14 16 Interior Signage
10 14 19 Exterior Building Signs
10 21 13 Toilet Compartments
10 28 13 Toilet Accessories
10 44 00 Fire Protection Specialties
10 55 00 Postal and Package Distribution
10 56 16 Fabricated Wood Storage Shelving
10 73 00 Transportation Stop Shelters

Full Division 11 PDF

Section Description
11 12 00 Parking Control Equipment
11 52 00 Audio/Visual Equipment
11 82 13 Solid Waste Bins

Full Division 12 PDF

Section Description
12 21 00 Window Blinds
12 32 16 Manufactured Plastic-Laminate-Clad Casework
12 48 13 Entrance Floor Mats
12 48 23 Entrance Grids
12 50 00 Furniture
12 51 00 Office Furniture and Modular Office Systems
12 54 16 Dining Furniture
12 56 33 Classroom Furniture
12 56 43 Common Area and Lounge Furniture
12 56 53 Laboratory Furniture
12 58 00 Residential Furniture
12 80 00 Mechanical Room Furnishings
12 93 13 Bike Racks
12 93 43 Site Seating and Tables

Full Division 14 PDF

Section Description
14 01 00 Operation and Maintenance Requirements
14 05 00 Common Work Results for Conveying Equipment
14 27 13 Custom Elevator Cab Finishes
14 50 00 Documentation

Full Division 21 PDF

Section Description
21 05 00 Common Work Results for Fire Sprinkler System
21 05 53 Identification for Fire Sprinkler Piping and Equipment
21 08 00 Commissioning
21 13 13 Wet-Pipe Sprinkler Systems
21 13 16 Dry-Pipe Sprinkler System
21 30 00 Fire Pumps

Full Division 22 PDF

Section Description
22 05 00 Common Work Results for Plumbing
22 05 19 Meters and Gauges
22 05 23 General-Duty Valves
22 05 29 Hangers and Supports
22 05 53 Identification for Plumbing Equipment and Piping
22 07 19 Plumbing Insulation
22 11 16 Domestic Water Piping
22 11 23 Domestic Water Pumps
22 13 16 Sanitary Waste and Vent Piping
22 14 13 Facility Storm Drainage Piping
22 16 23 Natural Gas Piping
22 42 00 Plumbing Equipment and Fixtures
22 45 16 Emergency Plumbing Fixtures
22 47 13 Drinking Fountains

Full Division 23 PDF

Section Description
23 01 00 Operation and Maintenance Requirements
23 05 19 Meters and Gauges
23 05 23 General-Duty Valves
23 05 29 Hangers and Supports
23 05 53 Identification for HVAC Equipment and Piping
23 05 93 Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing
23 07 00 HVAC Insulation
23 09 00 Instrumentation and Control for HVAC
23 09 13 Control Valves
23 09 23 DDC Systems for HVAC
23 21 00 Hydronic Piping and Pumps
23 23 00 Refrigerant Piping
23 31 00 HVAC Air Distribution
23 34 00 HVAC Fans
23 36 16 Variable-Air Volume Units
23 40 00 HVAC Air Cleaning Devices (Filters)
23 60 00 Central Cooling Equipment
23 74 00 Roof-Mounted Equipment
23 81 46 Heat Pumps
23 82 00 Convection Heating and Cooling Units

Full Division 26 PDF

Section Description
26 01 00 Operation and Maintenance of Electrical Systems
26 05 00 Common Work Results for Electrical
26 10 00 Medium-Voltage Electrical Distribution
26 20 00 Low-Voltage Electrical Distribution
26 24 16 Panelboards
26 27 13 Electricity Metering
26 29 23 Variable Frequency Motor Controllers (VSD)
26 50 00 Lighting
26 55 00 Special Purpose Lighting

Full Division 27 PDF

Section Description
27 05 00 Basic Communication Requirements
27 05 00 Communications Spaces
27 05 00 Common Work Results
27 13 00 Backbone Cabling Requirements
27 15 00 Horizontal Cabling Requirements

Full Division 28 PDF

Section Description
28 15 00 Access Control Hardware
28 20 00 Video Surveillance
28 30 00 Security Detection, Alarm, Monitoring
28 46 00 Fire Detection and Alarm
28 46 10 Detection and Initiation
28 46 21 Addressable Fire Alarm Systems
28 46 26 Fire Alarm Notification Appliances

Full Division 32 PDF

Section Description
32 05 13 Soils for Exterior Improvements
32 12 16 Asphalt Paving
32 13 13 Concrete Paving
32 14 13 Precast Concrete Pavers
32 16 40 Curbing
32 17 23 Pavement Markings
32 35 00 Screening Devices
32 93 43 Plants
32 93 43 Trees

Full Division 33 PDF

Section Description
33 05 00 Restoration Standards for Underground Utilities
33 05 13 Manholes
33 10 00 Water Utilities
33 30 00 Sanitary Sewer Utilities
33 40 00 Storm Drainage Utilities
33 44 16 Trench Drains
33 44 31 Catch Basins
33 51 00 Natural Gas Distribution
33 70 00 Electrical Utilities
33 82 00 Communications Transmissions and Distribution