Wallace Creek Phase 1

L. Pugh & Associates fire sprinkler systems

Technologies / Notable Features

  • Dry pipe suppression
  • Wet pipe suppression

 

Key Information

  • Dates of Work: 10/2009 – 1/2012
  • US Navy

 

Staffing

  • 1-Project Manager
  • 2-Layout Technicians
  • 1-Field Supervisor
  • 6-Piping Installers (Fitter and helper)

 

Summary

L. Pugh & Associates was retained to design and install numerous fire suppression systems for the complex requiring construction of 20 new structures with nearly 570,000 sq ft of space to house administration operations, maintenance, mission support, training, housing, dining and medical facilities. There were design requirements including residential, light and ordinary hazards. The systems were primarily wet pipe systems with some dry system requirements .

 

Design

The design for this project was outlined in specification and drawing documents provided by the owner. Shop drawings were submitted to the owner through the contractor and upon receipt of compliance approvals, the systems were fabricated for installation.

 

Construction

The construction of these systems involved installing the controls and valves, installing piping, bracing the system, testing the piping, testing the water supply components. The project manager was responsible for insuring compliance with the construction documents, the shop drawing preparation and submittals, insuring quality control, all ordering of materials, scheduling installers, and coordinating all work with the job superintendent The installation team consisted of three pipe fitters, three helpers and the project manager. The lead fitter was responsible for reporting daily progress to the project manager. The project manager would provide regular inspections of the work as well as technical guidance for any changes and make all necessary communications with the client as to the completion progress and functionality of the systems.