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Alternate E1

Submit a quote for a maintenance contract to provide all maintenance, test, and repair described below and/or in accordance with NFPA-72, “Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance”. Include also a quote of unscheduled maintenance/repair, including hourly rates including travel cost, for technicians trained on this equipment, and including an “on call” type response time within one (1) hour from time of notification 24-7, 365 days a year. Submittals that do not identify all post contract maintenance costs will not be accepted. Rates and costs shall be valid for the period of five (5) years after expiration of the warranty. Inspections and testing shall be performed as prescribed below. A preventive maintenance schedule shall be provided by the Contractor that shall describe the protocol for preventive maintenance. The schedule shall include:

  1. Quarterly inspections of any radiant energy fire detectors, supervisory signal devices, and water-flow devices. Functional testing of entire system batteries and battery charging circuits.
  2. Semiannual inspections of entire system batteries and battery charging circuits, transient suppressors, control unit trouble signals, emergency voice/alarm communications equipment, remote annunciators, initiating devices, interface equipment, alarm notification appliances, and the digital communicator (DACT). Functional testing of entire system batteries and battery charging circuits, radiant energy fire detectors, waterflow devices and valve tamper switches. systematic examination, adjustment and cleaning of all detectors, manual fire alarm stations, control panels, power supplies, relays, and water flow switches and all accessories of the fire alarm system.
  3. Annual inspection and functional testing of all control equipment, entire system batteries and battery charging circuits, control unit trouble signals, emergency voice / alarm communications equipment, remote annunciators, initiating devices, interface equipment, special hazard equipment, alarm notification appliances, and the digital communicator.
    (DACT).
Attachment A: Life Safety System Transfer of Responsibility