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Off-Installation Security Improvements at Four Facilities

Federal Construction Group, Inc. is tasked to site visits to off installation Navy facilities throughout Indiana to complete a Physical Security Improvements Checklist for each facility to validate physical security capabilities required for each facility. Physical security capabilities to be installed at each facility may include a secondary exit, door hardware, doorbell, door chime, peep hole, fragment retention film, and/or window shades.

1. Verify that facility has at least two means of entry/exit.
a. If not, add an exit door compliant with UFCs and NFPA 101 in accordance with specification section 08 11 13.
b. Document each entry/exit door on checklist.
2. Verify that all exterior doors have locking hardware.
a. If not, add or replace deficient door hardware components in accordance with specification section 08 71 00.
b. Provide door hardware schedule in accordance with specification section 08 71 00.
c. Document door hardware for each exterior door on the PSI Facility Checklist.
3. Verify audio alerting capability at main entrance door.
a. If main entrance is monitored by personnel, verify if the door has a door chime. If not, provide a hard wired commercial grade door chime.
b. If main entrance is unmonitored by personnel, verify if the door has a door bell. If not, provide a hard wired commercial grade door bell.
c. Document audio alerting capability at main entrance door on the PSI Facility Checklist.
4. Verify entry identification ability to identify personnel entering the facility at the main entrance without opening the door.
a. If not, provide a wide angle peep hole in door.
b. Document entry identification capability at main entrance door on the PSI Facility Checklist.
5. Verify first floor window active shooter protection.
a. Document quantity and sizes of all first floor windows on the PSI Facility Checklist.
b. Provide mirrored fragment retention film for all first floor windows in accordance with specification section 08 87 23.13.

6. Verify first floor window visual obscuring means.
a. Document operating hours of building on checklist.
b. Document quantity and size of roller shades to be installed at each building on the PSI Facility Checklist.
c. If building is open more than 60 hours per week or primarily open after dark, provide roller shades for first floor windows in accordance with specification section 12 24 13.
d. For buildings to receive roller shades, provide motorized roller shades if building is a commercial facility where one employee would need to close more than three shades during an active shooter event.
e. Document the location of existing electrical panel that will provide power for motorized shades on the checklist. Document quantity of switches, circuit breakers, and approximate length of wiring and conduit required to install the powered shades.  Coordinate switch location(s) with building tenant command and NAVFAC Construction Manager. Provide switch control options in accordance with specification section 12 24 13.

f. Provide electrical equipment and hardware in accordance with specification section 26 20 00.

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