Section 13123 (GREENHOUSE BENCHES)

  • GREENHOUSE BENCHES // BY SOLAR INNOVATIONS

    NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Solar Innovations, Inc.; bench furniture system.

    This section is based on the products of Solar Innovations, Inc., which is located at:

    31 Roberts Road
    Pine Grove, PA 17963
    Tel. Toll Free: (800) 618-0669
    Tel: (570) 915-1500
    Fax: (570) 915-6083
    E-mail: skylight@solarinnovations.com
    www.solarinnovations.com

    Solar Innovations, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of the highest quality aluminum and wood structures. Their comprehensive product line also includes conservatories, greenhouses, solariums, skylights, pool and spa enclosures, folding glass walls, walkways, canopies, terrace doors and more. Solar Innovations, Inc. strives to produce products tailored to each particular need, residential or commercial.

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  • PART 1 GENERAL

    1.1 Section Includes

    ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select items below not required for project.

  • 1.2 References

    ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select any sections below relevant to this project; add others as required.





  • 1.3 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

    ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select references from the list below that are required by the text of the edited section.

    A. Performance Requirements: Provide total greenhouse bench furniture system that can meet the required strengths and performance characteristics described herein.




  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Edit the following paragraphs to suit project requirements. Coordinate performance requirements with the manufacturer for the project location, wall size, and local building code requirements.
  • 1.4 SUBMITTALS

    A. Submit under provisions of Section 01300.

    B. Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used, including:

    1. Product details

    2. Preparation instructions and recommendations

    3. Storage and handling requirements and recommendations

    4. Installation methods

    C. Shop Drawings: Detailed drawings and structural calculations prepared specifically for the project by manufacturer

    1. Indicate material thickness, fastener locations, and hardware arrangements.

    2. Include schedule identifying each unit, with marks or numbers referencing drawings.

    3. Must show all surrounding substrates and relevant conditions.

    4. Must be drawn in the domestic USA, by the manufacturer of the system.

    5. If benches are being fabricated in conjunction with a structure, manufacturer must represent a recommended bench layout included on all applicable drawings





  • 1.5 SUBMITTALS

    A. Manufacturer Qualifications:

    1. Company specializing in manufacturing products specified in this Section with minimum ten (10) years experience in fabrication and erection of greenhouse furniture and bench systems for projects of similar scope.

    2. Manufacturer must be recognized by NAMI.

    3. Manufacturer must use American extruded metal, fabricate, and assemble all components in the domestic USA.

  • 1.6 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING

    A. Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging, covered to protect factory finishes from damage, precipitation, and construction dirt until ready for installation.

    B. Protect factory finishes from damage, precipitation and construction materials until ready for installation.

  • 1.7 WARRANTY

    ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select warranties below that do not apply to products specified.

    A. Finish










  • PART 2 PRODUCTS

    2.1 MANUFACTURERS

    A. Acceptable Manufacturer: Solar Innovations, Inc.; 31 Roberts Road, Pine Grove, PA 17963. ASD. Tel. Toll Free: (800) 618-0669. Tel: (570) 915-1500. Fax: (570) 915-6083. Email: skylight@solarinnovations.com. www.solarinnovations.com.

  • 2.2 BENCHES

    A. Bench Construction


  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two paragraphs.



  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following seven paragraphs.








  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following five paragraphs.






  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following three paragraphs.




  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following four paragraphs.



  •  d. Framing Member Cross Section:

  •  a. Height:
  •  b. Width:
  •  c. Length:
  •  d. Local Code Jurisdiction:
  • 2.3 MATERIALS







  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two paragraphs.








  • 2.4 FABRICATION

    A. Fabricate components in accordance with approved shop drawings. Remove burrs and rough edges. Shop fabricate to greatest extent practicable to minimize field cutting, splicing, and assembly. Disassemble only to extent necessary for shipping and handling limitations. Install gaskets and tapes in factory.

    B. Fabricate components true to detail and free from defects impairing appearance, strength or durability. Contour outdoor horizontal or purlin glazing retainers to minimize water ponding and ice or snow buildup.

    C. Fabricate components to allow for accurate and rigid fit of joints and corners. Match components carefully ensuring continuity of line and design. Ensure joints and connections will be flush and weathertight. Ensure slip joints make full, tight contact and are weathertigh

    D. Reinforce components at anchorage and support points, at joints, and at attachment points for interfacing work.

  • 2.5 FINISHES

    ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select all but one of the following aluminum finishes. If more than one finish is required, indicate the locations where each is to be used. Verify current standard colors available.


























  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** If a custom color or a different type of finish is required, verify availability with manufacturer and enter a description below.
  •  E. Aluminum Finish:

  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following paragraph if no wood members are required.




  • PART 3 EXECUTION

    3.1 EXAMINATION

    A. Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.

    B. If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding. Work by Others. However, it is the installers responsibility to notify the Contractor and Architect if conditions are inappropriate for proper installation.

  • 3.2 PREPARATION

    A. Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.

    B. Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.

  • 3.3 INSTALLATION

    A. Separate dissimilar materials using nonconductive tape, paint, or other material not visible in finished work.

    B. Provide attachments and shims to permanently fasten system to building structure.

    C. Maintain dimensional tolerances and alignment with adjacent work.

    D. Anchor structure securely in place, allowing for required movement, including expansion and contraction.

  • 3.4 PROTECTION

    A. Protect installed products until completion of project.

    B. Touch-up, repair, or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.

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