Section 10 - FIBER OPTIC TECHNOLOGY

Section 11 - MISCELLANEOUS AND SPECIAL SITUATIONS

11.1 GENERAL

    All conduit outlets for house phones, corridor phones, courtesy phones and pay phones are to meet height and location requirements in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for handicapped access. This standard only refers to telecommunication requirements. All other utilities are the responsibility of the department involved.

  • 11.1.2 PUBLIC PAY PHONES
    TTY, Text Telephones (formally TDD), must be accessible to handicapped individuals.
    The height of the coin slot shall be 48 inches for all installations.
    If a total number of four (4) or more public pay telephones (including both interior and exterior phones) is provided at a site, and at least one (1) is in an interior location, then at least one interior public text telephone shall be provided.
    Where pay phones or pay phone enclosures require electrical service, such electrical service and connections shall be provided by Physical Plant or an electrical contractor.

  • 11.1.3 SWIMMING POOLS
    When poolside telephone service is desired and there is no building near to hang attachments on, install a pedestal and run a 1 1/4-inch conduit to the location. If the conduit length is longer than 80 feet, install a pullbox according to NEC. All fittings and jacks must be watertight.

  • 11.1.4 EMERGENCY, FIRE AND ELEVATOR TELEPHONES
    Note the electrical requirements for outside standalone mounted Emergency Phones. Electrical requirements will be provided by Physical Plant or an electrical contractor.

  • Physical Plant will determine if the circuit will be a dial tone or dry pair.