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CONFERENCES: Subject to Architecfs discretion.
PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE: As soon as possible after award of insulating
concrete formwork, meet with the contractor, sub-contractors, and other work related
with the insulating concrete form system including penetrating work and finish systems. architect, owner, and representatives of other entities directly concerned .with performance of the insulating concrete form system.
Review requirements (Contract Documents), submittals, status of coordinating work, availability of materials. and installation facilities and establish preliminary installation schedule. Review requirements for inspections, testing, certifications, and forecasted weather conditions, governing regulations, insurance requirements, and proposed installation procedures.
PRE-APPLICATION INSULATING CONCRETE FORM CONFERENCE: Approximately 2 weeks before scheduled commencement of insulating concrete form installation and associated Work, meet at project site with contractor, sub-contractors, concrete supplier, and other related work that must precede or followformwork including architect, owner, insulating concrete form manufacturer's representative, and other representatives directly concerned with performance of the Work.
Review methods and procedures related to insulating concrete formwork,
including but not necessarily limited to the following:
Verify that site conditions are as set out in Part 1 - General Conditions. Insulating concrete form installer to coordinate provision of access, storage area, and protection of ICF product.
Verify footing installation conforms to requirements of 14" within level and that steps or elevation changes in footings are in 6" or 16" height increments.
Verify that reinforcing steel dowels are inplace at specified centers along
Review transitions, special penetration details, area drainage, curbs, proposed openings, structuralelements (lintels and bucks), and condition of other construction that will affect insulating concrete forms. Review insulating concrete form requirements (drawings, specifications, and other contract documents). Review required submittals, both completed and yet to be completed. Review and finalize construction schedule related to insulating concrete form work and verify availability of materials, installer's personnel, equipment, and facilities needed to make progress and avoid delays. Review temporary protection requirements for insulating concrete form system during and after installation. Review weather and forecasted weather conditions and procedures for coping with unfavorable conditions.
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDUNG
Deliver products in original factory packaging, bearing listing and labeling identification of product, manufacturer and lot number.
Handle and store products in a location to prevent damage and soiling.
Issued on: 10/112005 Release: G