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Contractor Rules and Regulations

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The following construction requirements are subject to change and/or modification at any time:

  1. Prior to commencement of any work on site, the following items must be completed by the Contractor:
    1. Owner approval in writing of Architect/Engineer plans and specifications
    2. Construction contract executed (Tenant to share copy if managing work)
    3. Copy of Permits to be issued
    4. Waiver of Liens filled with appropriate municipality
    5. Insurance Certificate provided evidencing appropriate coverages and additional insureds
    6. Access Request Form (to be submitted on an as needed basis)
    7. Daily COVID-19 Form
  2. All designs affecting base building systems including, but not limited to, Sprinkler, HVAC, Life Safety, Electrical, Plumbing, Controls, Structural, Penetrations, etc., must be approved in writing by ownership and/or management prior to the commencement of any work.

Insurance - All contractors must provide a current certificate of insurance listing all required coverages. The referenced General Liability, Automobile Liability, and Umbrella policies include an Additional Insured Endorsement in favor of:

  1. Coretrust Management LP
  2. Coretrust Value Fund I LP
  3. Two Liberty Place Condominium Assoc., Inc.
  4. Offices at Two Liberty Place, LP
  5. Two Liberty Place, LP
  6. Residences at Two Liberty Place, their subsidiary and affiliate companies, as well as the employees, officers, directors, and agents of such companies
  7. Two Liberty Place Condo D, LP

Coverage is considered primary and not excess prior to commencement of work. Through this insurance, the Contractor will assume liability for all Sub-Contractors hired for the project.

All Sub-Contractors must be approved by Building Ownership and/or the Office of the Building.

  1. Sprinkler Work:
    • Any work involving the Sprinkler System must be coordinated and arranged through the  Chief Engineer. This is inclusive of, but not limited to, the valving off a floor, draining down / filling up of a floor, and any system modifications
    • Any major system reconfiguration containing five heads or more of the sprinkler system requires both a submission of hydraulic calculations, as well as a system re- certification.
    • With prior approval from building ownership and/or management, a Sprinkler System may be down for more than 24hrs, excluding weekends and holidays. A Fire Watch must be posted and will be conducted by additional security personnel.
    • Fire extinguisher, minimum 25lbs. ABC type ever 2,500 square feet, must be maintained throughout the project.
  2. Fire Alarm System:
    • Notice of work involving areas in and around any aspect of the Fire Alarm System must be coordinated and arranged with the Office of the Building for deactivation of appropriate zones, on a daily basis.
    • Lightweight plastic dust covers shall be placed on smoke detector heads during work periods and removed daily.
    • In the event of prolonged deactivation of the Fire Alarm System, a Fire Watch must be posted, and will be conducted by additional Security personnel.
    • All connections of Fire Alarm components to the Building System to be done by a Siemens technician.
    • Siemens Contact: Theresa Warnick - (856) 385-7571
  3. Dust control:
    • Dust control methods will be placed at the entry and exit points of the construction site. These dust control methods must be maintained daily. Should the project be deemed extremely dusty, a plastic (visqueen) barrier must be provided at the entry to a work area to limit carryover to other spaces.
    • Replace all VAV and air handler filters when construction is complete. Air Handler Room swept & mopped at close of project.
  4. Locks:
    • The Building standard lock system is Sargent 8200 Series with removable cylinders. Contact John Walker at (215) 568-3916 for proper keying structure.
  5. HVAC:
    • All HVAC controls are by Tozour-Trane. Harold McNamara - (484) 213-9638. All control wiring is to be plenum rated attached to the structure and properly labeled.
    • All additional HVAC requirements must be designed by a professional engineer and are subject to review and approval by building ownership and/or management.
  6. Plumbing:
    • All Pressure Relief Valves are to be piped to approved drains.
    • Di-electric connections where applicable, are to be provided for connections to base building systems.
  7. Electrical:
    • Any electrical tie-ins must be pre-approved by building ownership and/or management prior to tie-in and termination. Information for what panel is acceptable for any area or tenant space can be obtained from the Chief Engineer.
    • Circuits installed within an electrical closet must be installed in rigid EMT conduit.
    • All new data / communication wiring shall be plenum rated and installed in a neat / coordinated manner. Cable runs are to be bundled, properly supported, and suspended from any structure as to not be resting on any horizontal surface (i.e. ceiling tile).
    • All tenant electric must be sub-metered and approved by building ownership and/or management.

General Work Rules:

    Damage to Property
    Any damage to the property or building either interior or exterior, will be responsibility of the contractor or sub-contractor causing the damage to repair. Building Management must be made aware of any damage and possible remediation efforts as soon as the damage occurs.

    Normal access to the buildings is from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. To gain access after normal business hours, the contractor must complete a Building Access Form listing induvial names of all persons scheduled to be on site as well as a current COI. All paperwork must be forwarded to building management at least 24 hours in advance. All contractors requiring after hour access must provide individual names to be updated daily. Fire Towers or Passenger Elevators may not be used to enter or exit the building. Depending on the size of the project, fire tower doors may be released electrically for inter floor commuting.

    Building Contractors must use a designated service elevator only to access their work area. All designated service elevators, other than the freight elevator, must be padded at all times and masonite must be used to protect the flooring. All workmen, deliveries and rubbish removal must enter and exit by a designated freight elevator. Elevator control wiring may not be tampered with by any construction personnel, if found, the individual will not be allowed to return to job site. Loading dock hours are from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Large deliveries and trash removal shall be completed off hours and must be scheduled with the Office of the Building by completing the Contractor Access Request Form (opens in new window) attached hereto and submitted at least 24-hours in advance.

    Access to Other Tenant Areas
    Any contractor who needs to perform work within another tenant suite which is not part of the project scope must contact the Project Foreman, who will then contact the management office. Any work to be performed outside of the scope of workspace must be scheduled thru the management office. General Contractor to mark a plan with location requiring access in adjacent tenant space when requesting access.

    Protection of Building Common Areas
    Contractors must protect all common areas while either work is being performed or equipment of any type is being moved. Floors must be covered with taped down masonite and walls must be protected.

    All noise (i.e. hammering, cutting, sawing, demolition, etc.) shall be performed between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. Monday through Friday, Saturday, and Sunday before 9:00 a.m./after 1:00 p.m. This work may be scheduled after approval from the building management office.

    All coring of any area of the building requires a contractor funded x-ray scan, as well as approval from building management prior to any coring being performed. Allowable hours for coring are between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. Monday thru Friday, Saturday, and Sunday before 9:00 a.m./after 1:00 p.m.

    Hot Work
    Any hot work (burning, welding, torch work, etc.) may only occur after obtaining a hot work permit, as well as prior approval from the Chief Engineer. All hot work must comply with all local, state, and federal safety codes and guidelines. It is the responsibility of the contractor performing the work to provide a fire watch during the work, as well as for a period of two hours, post hot work. The contractor performing the work will also be responsible for any possible damage subsequent from their work.

    Utility Shutdown Coordination
    Allowable hours of utility shutdowns (water, electric, etc.) are between 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Monday thru Friday; Saturday all day and Sunday before 7:00 a.m. and after 1:00 p.m. Contractors must request the Office of the Building approval of proposed shutdowns by use of the Contractor Request. Request forms must be submitted to allow the Office of the Building to give Building Tenants at least 48 hours advance notice. One of our staff members must be present when each shutdown occurs.

    Storage of Construction Materials
    Equipment or materials pertaining to a project cannot be stored in common corridors, common restrooms, or occupied Tenant space or stair towers. All Building entry and exit doors must be kept free and clear of any equipment, materials or vehicles at all times.

    Trash Handling
    All contractors and sub-contractors are responsible for the removal of any trash or refuse related to their project. Prior to the delivery of any trash removal receptacles, the contractor or sub-contractor must coordinate the delivery and removal of the receptacle with building management. The receptacle cannot block any hallway, walkway, door, or any adjacent bay. Delivery and removal of any receptacle can only occur between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Monday thru Friday, and all-day Saturday and Sunday.

    No Contractor vehicles are permitted to park in the loading dock during normal business hours Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Contractors who wish to park their vehicles at the loading dock during the afterhours period of 6:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. must first receive approval from building management.

    Conduct of Contractor Employees
    All contracted employees must continually maintain a neat and clean appearance, as well as an elevated level of professionalism Any Contractor caught vandalizing the property will pay for all damages and will be removed from the project and the property immediately.

    Jobsite Housekeeping
    All work areas are to be kept in a neat and orderly fashion at all times. Jobsites must be broom swept daily.

    Vacant Spaces
    No one is allowed or permitted on a vacant floor or area without a building management escort.

    Any Contractor or their employees that are injured on the job at our property must report the injury immediately to the Office of the Building and to Building Security.

    Final Clean-up
    At the end of a project the constructed area is to be delivered to the Owner/Tenant in a clean and acceptable manner conducive to a first-class office environment. This would include but may not be limited to, free of any construction debris, dust, carpets vacuumed, glass cleaned, window treatment cleaned, perimeter fan coil units cleaned, VCT floors waxed, other floor types sealed, restrooms and kitchens cleaned, light fixtures cleaned, etc.

    Use of Restrooms
    Restrooms will be assigned to General Contractor at beginning of project. Bathrooms must be kept clean at all times.

    Non-Smoking Building
    Two Liberty Place is a non-smoking building and contractors must abide by this rule. Any contractor caught smoking will be removed from the project and property immediately.

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