10.0 Changes to Design Guidelines

Please check regularly for update notices to documents posted in this section. (DD-Mon-YYYY)

2017

11-Oct-2017
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 220010H - Supplemental Plumbing Specialties: Guideline has been revised to include behavioral health applications, modified electric eye faucet requirements, faucet type requirements and eyewash requirements. Added scrub sink requirements.
  • 230022H - Supplemental Grilles, Registers, Diffusers and Air Balancing Accessories: Guideline has been revised to include behavioral health applications and additional supply & return diffuser/ grille requirements. Modified smoke damper actuator requirements.

22-Sep-2017
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 221113H - Supplemental Basic Piping Materials and Methods: Allow use of PVC sanitary/ vent piping on Outpatient facilities 2 stories and less.
  • 274116H - Integrated Audio-Video Systems and Equipment: Minor changes to monitor sizes, adds an AV credenza to all rooms with video conference (G2) and mentions the difference between G2-Cisco and G2-USB.
  • D274116H-1 - Audio-Visual Infrastructure Requirements for G1 & G2 Rooms: Detail was updated with new specifications.

13-Sep-2017
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been added.

  • 5.13 - UMHHC - Healthcare Procedure Room Infection Control Types and Requirements: Minor change is to require MERV 17 HEPA filters for all Type 1, 2 & 3 rooms types.

17-Aug-2017
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • D064040H-8 - Standard Multi-Person Office Clearances: Note 2 about keyboard omission.

03-Aug-2017
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been added.

  • 230905H - Mechanical Systems Controls: We have deleted the references to electrical equipment, as this will now be covered under a new DG 260913H - Electrical Power Monitoring.

14-Jul-2017
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been added.

  • 087100H - Finish Hardware: Updated Line item 25-Overhead Holders and Stops, to clarify location of use. Added line items 26-Fire/ Life Safety Closer/ Holders and 27-Fire/ Life Safety Holders. Also the requirements for card reader access in a fire alarm and the detailed sequence of operations have been updated.

21-Jun-2017
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 8.2 - Architectural PML: Added Acoustic/ Smoke Sealant.
  • 8.3 - Mechanical PML: Aligned to Campus on Valves and piping manufacturers.

20-Jun-2017
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been added.

  • D274116H-1 - Audio -Visual Infrastructure Requirements for G1 & G2 Rooms: New detail.
  • 274116H - Integrated Audio-Video Systems and Equipment: New Guideline.

31-May-2017
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 8.2 - Architectural PML: Added Impact resistant doors.

19-May-2017
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 230905 - Mechanical Systems Controls: A summary of the changes to this master specification include:
    • Consistent with recent campus AEC changes to MS 230900, we’ve revised MS230905 to add constant volume venture (CVV) fume hood lab airflow controls (VAV fume hood labs airflow controls, including all other mechanical controls in the VAV fume hood lab, remains in MS230910)
    • Added miscellaneous flow meter clarifications, including division of work associated with UM Utilities (again, consistent with recent AEC campus changes to MS230900)
    • Added clarification to control demolition scope
    • Added clarifications to the various Human Machine Interface (HMI) and Room Pressure Monitor requirements
    • Changed reference of MCIT to HITS
    • Clarified coordination requirements with UMH Systems Monitoring and Systems Integrator
    • Modified submittal and project record requirements
    • Added additional VAV terminal controller requirements
    • Changes to DDC wiring requirements
    • Added identification labeling requirements
    • Clarified HITS network connection requirements
    • Modified trending and alarm requirements

06-Mar-2017
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated/added.

  • 5.13 - UMHHC - Healthcare Procedure Room Infection Control Types and Requirements: Added general note.
  • 5.14 - UMHHC - Patient Care and Support Spaces Room Type Requirements: Added general note.
  • 5.16 - UMHHC - Requirements for Critical Pressure Sensitive Rooms: New guideline detailing critically pressurized rooms.

19-Jan-2017
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 8.3 - UMHHC - Mechanical PML: Updated Water Coolers.

17-Jan-2017
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated/added.

  • D272000H-1 & D272000H-2 - Data Connection to Electrical Panels: New details that provides information for connections up to 120V and above 120V up to 480V.

11-Jan-2017
The Standard Cost Estimate and Report Template (Exhibits E & F) have been updated. Please download the latest template and ensure that you are using version 3.000 or later (you can find the version number at the top of the Project_Info tab). You will find this information on the Contracts & Exhibits page.

09-Jan-2017
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 5.4.1 - UMHHC Telecommunication Rooms: Updated Bronze and Silver power requirements in paragraph 7 reworded being for the room, not per rack. Removed 7.d (UPS) from Bronze and Silver and 2.d from Gold and Platinum.
  • 5.8.1 - UMHHC Lactation Rooms: UMHHC Specific guidelines for “Special Building Areas” are replacing previous links to UM Guidelines have been developed to provide additional information specific to UMHHC facilities for “Lactation Rooms”. This version of UM Guidelines provide additional information for healthcare facilities.
  • 5.10.1 - UMHHC Gender Inclusive Restrooms, Locker Rooms, and Facilities: UMHHC Specific guidelines for “Special Building Areas” are replacing previous links to UM Guidelines have been developed to provide additional information specific to UMHHC facilities for “Gender Inclusive Restrooms, Locker Rooms and other Facilities”. This version of UM Guidelines provide additional information for healthcare facilities.

04-Jan-2017
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • D064040H-5 - Sink Counter in Patient Room: Water resistant backer board was specified in sink construction.
  • 064040H - Architectural Woodwork: Added water resistant back board requirement.
  • 8.2 - UMHHC - Architectural PML: Updated door hardware, privacy sets.
2016

28-Nov-2016
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 226000-H - Medical Gas Systems: has been modified to require that the AE utilize new detail D226000H-2:Standard Medical Gas Zone Valve Sign, edited to be job specific, on all projects that add or modify medical gas zone valves.
  • D226000H-2 - Standard Medical Gas Zone Valve Sign: New detail that creates a standard for new med gas zone valve signage.
  • D230905H-12b - BMS network architecture detail for Child Care Center has been deleted, details were renumbered and 230905-H also has been updated to show related details.

10-Nov-2016
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 081416H - Flush Wood Doors: Added University Hospital to the design standard.

08-Nov-2016
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 220000-H - Supplemental Plumbing Design: Further defined HW heater requirements, added additional booster pump requirements as well as H/CW distribution requirements.
  • 230010-H - Supplemental HVAC Design: Further defined ducted vs plenum return systems. Further defined HVAC zoning requirements.
  • 230905-H - Mechanical Systems Controls: Miscellaneous clarifications. Clarified HVAC controls in laboratories. Changed requirement that all actuators in new facilities be electric type (vs pneumatic).

21-Oct-2016
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 088000-H - Glazing: Updated to reflect the prohibiting the installation of new wired glass, and encourage the replacement of existing wired glass with safer glazing materials. This also incorporates 088853-H Security Glazing, so this Design Guideline will be deleted.

10-Oct-2016
Please give attention to the following Design Guidelines that have been updated.

  • 8.3 - UMHHC - Mechanical PML: Updated Variable Frequency Drives.

04-Oct-2016
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 095000-H - Ceilings: this simply cleans up some of the wording, and cautions about the impact of replacement ceiling panels on existing sprinkler heads.

08-Sep-2016
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 102800-H - Toilet, Bath and Laundry Accessories: Updated design requirements for shower and bath accessories. Revised the hand sanitizer dispenser & feminine napkin disposal locations. Removed electric air dryers as they are not to be specified.

A new policy paper was added, "UHS Complex Buildings Authorities Having Jurisdiction".

01-Sep-2016
A new policy paper was added, "Employee Work Area Accessibility".

30-Aug-2016
Please give attention to the following Details that have been updated.

  • D230905H-8 - Typical DDC VAV w/ reheat - Retrofit in existing UH facility: Further clarification on Sequence of Operation.
  • D230905H-11 - Typical DDC Panel Assembly: Removed minimum dimension requirement.

23-Aug-2016
The A-0 Architectural Standard Legend sheet was updated.

05-Aug-2016
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 081416H - Flush Wood Doors: Added information regarding acceptable locations for manual sliding doors. Preferred door style has been included also.
  • 8.2 - UMHHC - Architectural PML: Updated to include a hands-free, non-battery perforated paper towel dispenser for use in public restrooms. A committee including maintenance, infection control, environmental services, PFCC staff members and other interested stakeholders has been made to no longer install electric hand dryers in public restrooms. The current manual roll towel dispenser will continue to be used in exam rooms, handwashing locations, etc. Also added acceptable manufactures for manual sliding doors.

29-Jul-2016
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 5.5.1 - UMHHC - Custodial Closets: A requirement was added to provide a dedicated water connection in the Custodial Closet for mixing/ dilution of chemicals.
  • 5.13 - UMHHC - Healthcare Procedure Room Infection Control Types and Requirements: Added requirement that HMI panels within Type 1 thru 3 rooms monitor door status. Deleted requirement that Type 1 thru 3 rooms utilize preaction fire protection systems. Clarified alarm/ monitoring setpoints/ thresholds for HMI panels in Type 1 thru 3 rooms. Eliminated repetitive mechanical requirements for Type 3 rooms, instead referenced requirements stated under Type 1 & 2 rooms.

20-Jul-2016
Please give attention to the following Details that have been updated.

  • D230905H-8 - Typical DDC VAV w/ reheat - Retrofit in existing UH facility: Sequence of Operation has been clarified with a Normal Mode and Smoke Control Mode modification.

20-Jun-2016
Please give attention to the following Design Guidelines that have been updated.

  • 230040-H - Supplemental Hydronic Systems and Specialties: updated components and manufacturer to be used in snowmelt systems.

A new policy paper was added, "Healthcare walls and doors summary".

18-May-2016
Please give attention to the following Design Guidelines that have been updated.

  • 230052-H - Supplemental Cooling Towers: The 230052 "Cooling Towers" has added standard water treatment requirements, there is no longer a need for what it stated in the "-H" version. This has been removed from list.

A new policy paper was added, "Delayed Egress Building Code changes".

12-Apr-2016
Please give attention to the following Design Guidelines that have been updated.

  • D220010H-1 - Typical Mixing Valve: Added alternative to notes.
  • 8.3 - UMHHC - Mechanical PML: Updated Medical Gas Certification company's name. Update date on PML did not change.
  • 220553H - Supplemental Mechanical Identification and Painting

29-Mar-2016
Please give attention to the following Details that have been updated.

  • D230905H-12a - BMS Network Architecture: Removed keynotes B & C, reordered remaining letters.
  • D230905H-12b - BMS Network Architecture for Bldg 0390: Removed keynotes B & C, reordered remaining letters.
  • D230905H-12c - BMS Network Architecture for Bldg 5173: Removed keynotes B & C, reordered remaining letters.

11-Mar-2016
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 210000H - Supplemental Fire Protection: Amended use of galvanized pipe on preaction systems, changed areas where preaction systems are required, and further defined sprinkler head requirements.
  • 220010H - Supplemental Plumbing Specialties: Minor change to water closets.
  • 8.3 - UMHHC - Mechanical PML: Modified Rooftop unit manufacturers.
2015

02-Oct-2015
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 210000H - Supplemental Fire Protection: Deleted CT Scan rooms from those required to use preaction systems.
  • 226000H - Medical Gas Systems: Modified valve requirements to facilitate backfeeding, amended MVAC requirements.
  • 8.3 - UMHHC - Mechanical PML: Modified fire protection manufacturers to be consistent with industry changes and campus standards.

07-Aug-2015
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 220010H - Supplemental Plumbing Specialties: Added non-potable CW connection in janitor's closet.
  • 230905H - Mechanical System Controls: This update is to list DG 230930 as a related section and to refer to the new detail for refrigerant monitor controls. It is otherwise unchanged.

06-Aug-2015
Please give attention to the following Standard Mechanical details that have been updated.

All details have updated temperature range for spaces that are unoccupied. Detail D230905H-8 now have pressure switches installed according to detail.

08-Jul-2015
The Facilities Planning & Development titleblock has been updated. All current and future projects will need this updated titleblock. Please download from the 9.0 Standard Details and Schedules page. This titleblock is required by the Board of Regents of the University of Michigan.

30-Jun-2015
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 5.13 - UMHHC - Healthcare Procedure Room Infection Control Types and Requirements: Minor update to Table 4: Mechanical, Infection Control Room Type 4.

14-May-2015
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 102600H - Wall and Door Protection: Minor updates.

12-May-2015
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 5.4.1 - UMHHC - Telecommunication Rooms: Minor update changing size of breaker, and updating links.
  • 8.6 - UMHHC - Interior Design PML

01-May-2015
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 230905H - Mechanical System Controls: This update was a substantial change to the design guideline.

01-May-2015
UM AEC has updated their design guidelines website. The new format is based on a book of chapters. The book of Design Guidelines has been compiled into 10 chapters. These chapters originated from previous design guideline titles and categories. The goal of the new format is to create streamlined, adaptable categories of subjects for design professionals. Numbers have replaced letter designations to allow for future expansion, and ease in abbreviation for meeting minutes and comments. With these changes we too have followed the direction of the "chapters". Where no UMHHC specific items are located, these links go directly to UM AEC.

The information contained within the design guidelines has not changed.

SID (Special Instructions to Designers) documents are now located within their area of technical interest.

25-Mar-2015
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • A-PML - Architectural Preferred Manufacturers' List: Acceptable manufactures were added for a ceiling system appropriate for an OR, Procedure Room, or similar function (Bio-Grid).

04-Mar-2015
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 210000H - Supplemental Fire Protection: Clarified that glycol systems are not allowed by BFS and should not be used at UMH. Use dry pipe suppression systems instead.

26-Feb-2015
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • M-PML - Mechanical Preferred Manufacturers' List

10-Feb-2015
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 220010H - Supplemental Plumbing Specialties: Changes include clarifying that "Patient Care Units" not be provided as a factory built package, but rather a custom cabinetry utilizing standard UMH components.

28-Jan-2015
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.

  • 064040H - Architectural Woodwork : The major changes include direction to not specify "Patient Care Units" (aka "swivettes" or combination sink/toilet units often used in ICUs), and instead provide standard plumbing fixtures and custom cabinetry, and to not specify sink base cabinets (base cabinets under the sink). Some other minor changes to clarify and clean up narrative.
  • 081400H - Wood Doors: Added Briarwood Building 5 (8016) to list.

14-Jan-2015
Please give attention to the following Design Guideline that have been updated.