INTERIOR SIGNAGE SPEC
MEADOW FARMS E C O SIGN SOLUTION !
WHETHER OUR CLIENTS ARE WORKING TOWARD OBTAINING LEED CERTIFICATION OR THEY ARE SIMPLY LOOKING FOR WAYS TO PROMOTE AND CREATE A MORE GREEN FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT, WE WANT OUR CUSTOMERS TO BE ABLE TO SAY, “EVEN OUR SIGNS ARE GREEN!” WITH A NAME LIKE ACORN, WE'VE GOT TO BE ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS! !
AND WE ARE!
C103 dark gray
Frame Color selection:
End Cap Color selection:
metal finishes aluminum
satin silver satin gold
Insert Background Color: clear
(stock) paper colors
ADA Plate Background Color selection: (*) .125” minimum thickness * ion green tea
green friendly package
this package has been designed with newer ADA guidelines that allow for the separation of “visual” and “tactile” text NOTICE OF CONFIDENTIALITY OF DESIGNS AND DRAWINGS: All concepts, ideas, design arrangements, or plans indicated or represented by these drawings which originate from Acorn Sign Graphics (or any portions thereof originating from Acorn Sign Graphics) are submitted in good faith and are to remain the sole property of Acorn Sign Graphics unless or until an express written agreement states that these rights are to transfer to the client (or other). No concepts, ideas, design arrangements, or plans shall be disclosed to any unauthorized person, firm, or corporation for any purpose without the written consent of Acorn Sign Graphics.
M301 midnight blue
M302 mosaic blue
M303 lt. mosaic blue
M304 beach glass
M305 starry night
M306 spanish olive
M311 M313 M312 cardigan butternut moroccan red
M314 fired clay
M315 M316 M317 cafe dreamsicle caramel latte
M301G M303G M310G midnight lt. mosaic moss blue side blue gradient gradient gradient
M314G fired clay gradient
M315G M316G cafe dreamsicle latte gradient gradient
millennium color gradients
M308 granny smith
M309 sweet pea
M310 moss side
M318 M319 M320 silver eucalyptus spruce lining
ASG: Meadow Farms
top view (curved profile)
Insert Copy Color:
S1) 3.5” x 4.9” ADA sign (room number)
(S9) 6.75” x 12.6” info. sign (directional)
(S6) 9” x 6.69” ADA sign (restroom) (S2) 4.875” x 4.9” ADA sign (room number with changeable name insert)
(S3) 2.75” x 4.9” Info. sign (cubicle ID with changeable insert)
(S10) 10.875” x 12.6” info. sign (fire evacuation) SCALE: .125” = 1”
(S6.1) 9” x 6.69” ADA sign (stairs) (S4) 4.375” x 6.69” ADA sign (room name)
(S5) 4.875” x 6.69” ADA sign (room number with changeable visual text insert)
(S11.1) 10.25” x 6.75” ADA / info. sign (stairwell) no frame (S7) 7.75” x 6.69” info. sign (elevator lobby)
(S11) 10.5” x 6.69” ADA / info. sign (stairwell) *please check with local fire code officials in your area to ensure compliance
(S8) 4.375” x 6.69” info. sign (max. occupancy)
ASG: Meadow Farms
SCALE: .25” = 1”
(S5.1) 6.375” x 6.69” ADA sign (room number and name with changeable visual text insert) NOTICE OF CONFIDENTIALITY OF DESIGNS AND DRAWINGS: All concepts, ideas, design arrangements, or plans indicated or represented by these drawings which originate from Acorn Sign Graphics (or any portions thereof originating from Acorn Sign Graphics) are submitted in good faith and are to remain the sole property of Acorn Sign Graphics unless or until an express written agreement states that these rights are to transfer to the client (or other). No concepts, ideas, design arrangements, or plans shall be disclosed to any unauthorized person, firm, or corporation for any purpose without the written consent of Acorn Sign Graphics.
(S12) 19.875” x 12.6” info. sign (directory)
Acorn Sign Graphics
SECTION 10440 INTERIOR SIGNAGE Meadow Farms Display hidden notes to specifier. (Don't know how? Click Here)
NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Acorn Sign Graphics; Interior Signage. This section is based on the products manufactured by Acorn Sign Graphics, which is located at: 4109 West Clay Street Richmond, VA 23230-3307 Tel: (800) 770-4744 Tel: (804) 726-6999 Fax: (804) 726-6998 Email: email@example.com Website: www.acornsign.com All Sign Graphics (ASG) interior packages meet ADA regulations. In-house product design and manufacturing capabilities give ASG the ability to provide high quality architectural signage and strong project management support. ASG is committed to a sustainable philosophy, which is reflected throughout the company practices and in eco-friendly design, fabrication and products. ASGâ€™s factory direct sales force, along with the sales support team, most expertly addresses the needs of the Architect, Designer and Property Owner. PART 1GENERAL 1.1 SECTION INCLUDES ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Remove items below not required for project. A.
1.2 RELATED SECTIONS ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Remove any sections below not relevant to this project; add
others as required.
Section 10410 - Directories.
Section 10420 - Plaques.
Section 10430 - Exterior Signage.
ANSI 117.1 – For Buildings and Facilities
ASTM International (ASTM) D635 - Standard Test Method for Rate of Burning and/or Extent and Time of Burning of Plastics in a Horizontal Position.
ASTM International (ASTM) E84 - Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
ASTM International (ASTM) D1929 - Standard Test Method for Determining Ignition Temperature of Plastics.
Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 94 - Tests for Flammability of Plastic Materials for Parts in Devices and Appliances.
Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 723 - Standard for Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
ASTM E2072-04 - Standard Specification for Photoluminescent (Phosphorescent) Safety Marketing.
ASTM E2073-02 - Standard Test Method for Photopic Luminance of Photo Luminescent (Phosphorescent) Markings.
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS A.
Provide photopolymer signage that conforms to the requirements of all regulatory agencies holding jurisdiction and the quality control of ASG. ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain the next paragraph only if glow in the dark signage is specified. B.
Provide glow in the dark, photo luminescent material that complies with applicable provisions of ASTM E 2073-02 and DIN 67510. Photo luminescent material must have up to eight hours of luminance. ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Remove the next paragraph if ADA conformance is not required. C.
Requirements: 1. Comply with all applicable provisions of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design. 2. Depth. Raised characters shall be 1/32 inch (0.8 mm) minimum above their background. 3. Case. Characters shall be uppercase. 4. Style. Characters shall be sans serif. Characters shall not be italic, oblique, script, highly decorative, or of other unusual forms. 5. Character Proportions. Characters shall be selected from fonts where the width of the uppercase letter “O” is 55 percent minimum and 110 percent maximum of the height of the uppercase letter “I”. 6. Character Height. Character height measured vertically from the
14. 15. D.
baseline of the character shall be 5/8 inch (16 mm) minimum and 2 inches (51 mm) maximum based on the height of the uppercase letter â€œIâ€?. Finish and Contrast. Characters and their background shall have a non-glare finish. Characters shall contrast with their background with either light characters on a dark background or dark characters on a light background. Braille. Braille shall be contracted (Grade 2) and shall comply with Chapt. 7, Section 703.3 and 703.4 (2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design). Braille Position. Braille shall be positioned below the corresponding text. If text is multi-lined, Braille shall be placed below the entire text. Braille shall be separated 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) minimum from any other tactile characters and 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) minimum from raised borders and decorative elements. Symbols of Accessibility. Accessible facilities are required to be identified using the international symbol of accessibility. Complete Code Compliance. Please reference Chapt. 7, Section 703 (2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design) for additional information / exceptions not listed here, to ensure signs meet full compliance Letters and numbers on signs must have a width-to-height ratio between 3:5 and 1:1 and a stroke width-to-height ratio between 1:5 and 1:10. Color Contrast: Characters and symbols must contrast with their background - either light characters on a dark background or dark characters on a light background. Raised Characters or Symbols: Letters and numbers on signs must be raised 1/32 in (0.8 mm) minimum and be sans serif characters. Raised characters or symbols must be at least 5/8 in (16 mm) high but no higher than 2 in (50 mm). Symbols or pictograms on signs must be raised 1/32 in (0.8 mm) minimum. Symbols of Accessibility: Accessible facilities required to be identified must use the international symbol of accessibility. Braille: Grade II with accompanying text.
Fire Performance Characteristics: 1. Provide photopolymer signage with surface burning characteristics that consist of a flame spread of 75 and a smoke development of 120 when tested in accordance to UL 723 (ASTM E 84). 2. Self-Extinguishing: Provide photopolymer signage with a CC1 classification for .060 in thick material when tested in accordance with the procedures in ASTM D 635, Standard Test Method for Rate of Burning and/or Extent and Time of Burning Plastics in a Horizontal Position. 3. Vertical Burn: Provide photopolymer material that is classified as 94V-2 for material .118 in thick or greater and 94HB for material .118 in thick or less when tested in accordance with UL 94, Tests for Flammability of Plastic Materials for Parts in Devices and Appliances. 4. Self-Ignition Temperature: Provide photopolymer material that has a o o self-ignition temperature of 800 F (427 C) when tested in accordance with ASTM D 1929.
Submit under provisions of Section 01300.
Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used including: 1. Preparation instructions and recommendations.
Storage and handling requirements and recommendations. Installation methods.
Shop Drawings: Detail drawings showing sizes, lettering and graphics, construction details of each type of sign and mounting details with appropriate fasteners for specific project substrates. ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Remove selection samples if colors already have been selected.
Selection Samples: For each finish product specified, two sets of color sheets representing manufacturer's full range of available colors and patterns.
Verification Samples: For each sign type and color specified, two samples, minimum size 6 in (150 mm) square, representing actual product, color and patterns.
Manufacturer's Installation Instructions: Printed installation instructions for each signage system.
Message List: Signage report indicating signage location, text and sign type.
DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING A.
Deliver materials in unopened factory packaging.
Inspect materials at delivery to verify there are no defects or damage.
Store products in manufacturer's original packaging until ready for installation in climate controlled location away from direct sunlight.
Store and dispose of solvent-based materials and materials used with solvent-based materials in accordance with requirements of local authorities having jurisdiction.
PROJECT CONDITIONS A.
Install products in an interior climate controlled environment.
Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's absolute limits.
PART 2 2.1
At project closeout, provide to the Owner or Ownerâ€™s representative a copy of the manufacturer's standard limited warranty against manufacturing defect outlining the terms, conditions and exclusions from coverage. 1. Duration: One (1) year. PRODUCTS
Acceptable Manufacturer: Acorn Sign Graphics, 4109 West Clay Street, PO Box 11664, Richmond VA 23230-3307; Toll Free Tel: 800-770-4744; Tel: 804-726-6999; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: www.acornsign.com
Substitutions: Not permitted unless bidder obtains approval from the Architect and/or Owner to bid alternates or substitutions to the specifications at least four weeks prior to bid date.
Provide all signage from one manufacturer.
2.2 SIGNAGE – GENERAL ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Remove products from list below that are not required. The signage in this specification is manufactured using the photopolymer process. The specific photopolymer used in the manufacturing of signage from Acorn Sign Graphics is manufactured by Nova Polymers and incorporates the use of the Novacryl ECR and PT product lines. Novacryl ECR is photopolymer integrally bonded to 3-form Varia™, which has a 40 percent post industrial waste content and is GreenGuard® certified. All materials must have a topcoat of acrylic polyurethane to ensure protection from cleaning agents, UV and moisture. Novacryl is fire rated for use in applications where fire hazard classification is required. A.
It is the intent of these specifications to establish a sign standard for the Owner including but not limited to primary and secondary directories, wall-mounted directional signs, primary room identification, restrooms, conference rooms, work station identification and all code compliant signage. While the Owner many not obtain all signs and sign types, the signage contractor shall design and submit approval drawings for all sign types relevant to the project.
Comply with all applicable provisions of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design that apply to the State and Local jurisdiction of the project.
If required text and graphics are not indicated in specification or on drawings, obtain Owner's instructions as to text and graphics prior to preparation of shop drawings.
Typography: See Drawings. Copy shall be a clean and accurate reproduction of typeface(s) specified. Upper and lower case and all caps as indicated in Sign Type drawings and Signage Schedule. Letter spacing to be set by manufacturer.
Arrows, symbols and pictograms will be provided in style, sizes, colors and spacing as indicated in drawings for each sign system. ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Remove all but one of the following. F.
Braille 1. Grade 2 Braille 2. California Braille
G. Design ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Remove all but one of the following four placements. If more than one is required, indicate where each will be applied. 1. Text/Graphics Placement: Right justified. 2. Text/Graphics Placement: Centered. 3. Text/Graphics Placement: Left justified. 4. Text/Graphics Placement: As indicated on contract drawings. ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Remove all but one of the following 11 font options. If more than one is required, indicate clearly where each will be applied. 5. Font: As indicated on the Contract Drawings. 6. Font: Arial. 7. Font: Avenir. 8. Font: Charlotte Sans Book. 9. Font: Futura. 10. Font: Gill Sans. 11. Font: Helvetica Regular. 12. Font: Helvetica Bold. 13. Font: Optima.
14. 15. 16. 2.3
Font: Stone Sans Serif. Font: Univers Condensed. Font: ________________
A. System: ASG: Meadow Farms. ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Make one selection for ADA Plate Color from sections B, C, D, E, F. Remove what is not needed. The signs in the Meadow Farms Series are considered Dual Message signs, which means that the Raised Copy DOES NOT have color and is left clear to blend in with the background as each sign has the identifying information in the Body Copy section of the sign. B.
ADA Plate Color Selection â€“ Basic Color 1. Black 2. White
ADA Plate Color Selection - Millennium Colors 1. Midnight Blue 2. Mosaic Blue 3. Lt. Mosaic Blue 4. Beach Glass 5. Starry Night 6. Spanish Olive 7. Almond 8. Granny Smith 9. Sweet Pea 10. Moss Side 11. Cardigan 12. Butternut 13. Moroccan Red 14. Fired Clay 15. Cafe Latte 16. Dreamsicle 17. Caramel 18. Silver Lining 19. Eucalyptus 20. Spruce 21. Color: ________________
ADA Plate Color Selection - Millennium Color Gradients 1. Midnight Blue Gradient 2. Lt. Mosaic Blue Gradient 3. Moss Side Gradient 4. Fired Clay Gradient 5. Cafe Latte Gradient 6. Dreamsicle Gradient ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Note that the ADA Plate Color â€“ Varia Series section of the Meadow Farms series incorporates Novacryl ECR series photopolymer. The cost and lead time of the finished sign system varies based upon the material chosen in this section. Contact ASG for assistance in choosing Custom Varia Series patterns and/or colors not listed in this section. E.
ADA Plate Color Selection - Varia Series 1. Ion Green Tea 2. Ion Wheat
3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
Linea Ivory Copper Black Pure Red Eiderdown Custom Varia Series: ______________
F. ADA Plate Color Selection â€“ Images 1. Translucent Leaf 2. Textured Leaf 3. Desert Sky 4. Dark Glass 5. Glass Swirl 6. Custom Graphic Image: _______________ ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Make one selection from each sections G, H, I, J, K, L. If making more than one selection per section, please be specific. Remove what is not needed. G.
Insert Background Color Selection 1. Clear 2. White 3. Linen 4. Light. Gray 5. Color: _______________
Frame Color Selection 1. Satin Silver 2. Satin Gold
Body Copy Selection 1. Black 2. Dark Gray
Body Copy Font Selection 1. Font: As indicated on the Contract Drawings. 2. Font: Arial. 3. Font: Avenir. 4. Font: Charlotte Sans Book. 5. Font: Futura. 6. Font: Garmond. 7. Font: Gill Sans. 8. Font: Helvetica Regular. 9. Font: Helvetica Bold. 10. Font: Optima. 11. Font: Times New Roman. 12. Font: Univers Condensed. 13. Font: ________________
Visual Text Selection 1. Black 2. Dark Gray
Visual Text Selection 1. Font: As indicated on the Contract Drawings. 2. Font: Arial. 3. Font: Avenir. 4. Font: Charlotte Sans Book. 5. Font: Futura.
6. Font: Garamond. 7. Font: Gill Sans. 8. Font: Helvetica Regular. 9. Font: Helvetica Bold. 10. Font: Optima. 11. Font: Times New Roman. 12. Font: Univers Condensed. 13. Font: ________________ ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the required sizes and quantities in this section. Remove what is not needed. M.
Sign Type: 1. S1 ADA Sign (Room Number) a. Size: 3.5” x 4.9” b. Qty: _________ 2.
S2 ADA Sign (Room Number with Changeable Name Insert) a. Size: 4.875” x 4.9” b. Qty: _________
S3 Informational Sign (Cubicle ID with Changeable Name Insert) a. Size: 2.75” x 4.9” b. Qty: _________
S4 ADA Sign (Room Name) a. Size: 4.375” x 6.69” b. Qty: _________
S5 ADA Sign (Room Number with Changeable Visual Text Insert) a. Size: 4.875 x 6.69” b. Qty: _________
S5.1 ADA Sign (Room Number and Name with Changeable Visual Text Insert) a. Size: 6.375 x 9.1” b. Qty: _________
S6 ADA Sign (Restroom) a. Size: 9” x 6.69” b. Qty: _________
S6.1 ADA Sign (Stairs) a. Size: 9” x 6.69” b. Qty: _________
S7 Informational Sign (Elevator Lobby) a. Size: 7.75” x 6.69” b. Qty: _________
S8 Informational Sign (Maximum Occupancy) a. Size: 4.375” x 6.69” b. Qty: _________
S9 Informational Sign (Directional) a. Size: 6.75” x 12.6” b. Qty: _________
S10 Informational Sign (Fire Evacuation) a. Size: 10.875” x 12.6” b. Qty: _________
S11 ADA / Informational Sign (Stairwell) a. Size: 10.5” x 6.69” b. Qty: _________
S11.1 ADA / Informational Sign (Stairwell) NO FRAME a. Size: 10.25” x 6.75” b. Qty: _________
S12 Informational Sign (Directory) a. Size: 19.875” x 12.6” b. Qty: _________
N. Mounting ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Remove all but one of the following. 1. Double face tape and silicone mount. 2. Mechanically fasten via manufacturer standard wall anchors and screws. O.
EXECUTION 1. EXAMINATION a. Verify that wall surface is dry and free from dirt, grease and loose paint. b. Complete all finishing operations, including painting, before beginning installation of signage systems. c. Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared. d. If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding. e. Examine signage for defects prior to installation. Do not install damaged signage. 2.
PREPARATION a. Verify mounting heights and locations comply with referenced standards. b. Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation to remove dust, debris and loose particles. c. Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best results for the substrate under the project conditions.
INSTALLATION a. Locate the signage system as indicated on drawings for the appropriate substrate and in accordance with manufacturer's installation instructions. b. Install signage systems level and plumb at the height indicated on the drawings. c. Mount in accordance with current ADA and state regulations.
CLEANING a. At completion of installation, clean surfaces in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
PROTECTION a. Protect installed products until completion of project.
Touch up, repair or replace damaged products before substantial completion. END OF SECTION