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Data and Voice Construction and Design Guidelines for Telecommunication Facilities at Austin Community College

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9101 Tuscany Way
Austin, TX 78754
OFC: 512-223-7001 FAX: 512-223-1212
Revised 1/5/05

Voice and Data Communications
TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 Planning and Design
1.2 Responsibilities

2. BUILDING TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE ENTRANCE

2.1 Routing of Underground Conduit
2.1.1 Number of Conduits Required
2.1.2 Conduit
2.1.3 Sealing Conduits
2.1.4 Bends
2.1.5 Pull Strings
2.2 General Construction of Manholes
2.2.1 Building Feed Cables

3. MAIN ENTRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS CLOSETS (MC)

3.1 Location
3.1.1 General
3.1.2 Relation to Telecommunications Closets
3.1.3 Electromagnetic Interference
3.1.4 Size
3.1.5 Risers
3.2 Entrance into the Main Telecommunications closets
3.2.1 Riser Cable
3.2.2 Fire Stopping
3.3 Electrical Requirements
3.3.1 Lighting
3.3.2 Power Requirements
3.3.3 Grounding 
3.3.4 Emergency Power
3.4 Structure Requirements
3.4.1 Door
3.4.2 Floor Coverings
3.4.3 Wall Requirements
3.4.4 Wall Covering
3.4.5 Ceiling
3.4.6 Environment
3.4.7 Fire Protection
3.4.8 Card Readers

4. TELECOMMUNICATION CLOSET (TC)

4.1 Location
4.2 Size
4.3 Other Specifications

5. INTRA-BUILDING DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (IC)

5.1 Horizontal Systems
5.1.1 Cable Tray
5.1.2 J-Hooks
5.1.3 Conduit Systems
5.1.3.1 Ridged Metallic Conduit
5.1.3.2 PVC Conduit
5.1.3.3 Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT)
5.2 Vertical System

6. INFORMATION OUTLET (IO)

6.1 Desk Outlets Box
6.2 Wall Outlet Box
6.3 Floor Outlet Box
6.4 Junction and Pull Boxes

7. STANDARD WIRING POLICY VOICE, DATA and CATV

7.1 Horizontal Wiring

7.1.1 Building Standard Information Outlet

7.1.2 Category 5e Wall Outlets

7.1.3 Category 5e Voice Wiring Specifications

7.1.4 Category 5e Data Wiring Specifications

7.2 Category 6 Wall Outlets

7.2.1 Category 6 Voice Wiring Specifications

7.2.2 Category 6 Data Wiring Specification s

7.3 CATV Wiring Specifications 

7.4 Fiber Panels and Connectors

7.5 Off Campus Building Standard Communications Outlet

8. VERTICAL WIRING STANDARD

9. ASSEMBLY ROOMS

10. PAY PHONE STATIONS

11. EMERGENCY TELEPHONE LOCATIONS

12. ELEVATOR PHONES

13. EMERGENCY CALL BOX SYSTEM

14. NEW BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND REMODELING STANDARDS

15. WIRELESS ACCESS POINTS (WAP) CABLING

16. TESTING AND DOCUMENTION

17. STANDARDS / REFERENCES

18. DEFINITIONS

 

 

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