Army 5152.236-5900 Electrical and Structural Building Standards for Construction Projects Basic (DEC 2011) (Current)

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As prescribed in AI 5136.501-100, insert clause 5152.236-5900, Electrical and Structural Building Standards for Construction Projects, in all construction contracts, including minor construction, renovation, alteration, and refurbishment contracts with performance in Afghanistan.


(a) The standards set forth herein are the minimum requirements for the contract. These standards must be followed unless a more stringent standard is specifically included. In such case the most stringent standard shall be required for contract acceptance.

(b) The contractor, in coordination with the Contracting Officer, Base Camp Mayor, Base/Unit Engineers, and requiring activity shall evaluate, upgrade, build, and/or refurbish buildings to a safe and livable condition. This work may include refurbishment, construction, alterations, and upgrades. All work shall be in accordance with accepted standards of quality.

(c) As dictated by the Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) the contract shall meet:

    (1) “the minimum requirements of United States’ National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70,

    (2) 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) for new construction

    (3) 2008 National Electrical Code (NEC) for repairs and upgrades to existing construction

    (4) American National Standards Institute (ANSI) C2, and

    (5) United States’ National Electrical Safety Code (NESC).

(d) These standards must be met when it is reasonable to do so with available materials. When conditions dictate deviation apply British Standard (BS 7671, Edition 17 defacto standard for 50 HZ installations). Any deviations from the above necessary to reflect market conditions, shall receive prior written approval from a qualified engineer and the Contracting Officer.

(e) The following internet links provide access to some of these standards: UFC:

NFPA 70:


(End of Clause)


Prime’s Interest;
Domestic ✖ (Applies to all construction contracts, including minor construction, renovation, alteration, and refurbishment contracts with performance in Afghanistan.)

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52.213-4 Terms and Conditions—Simplified Acquisitions (Other Than Commercial Products and Commercial Services).

52.246-1 Contractor Inspection Requirements.

52.246-11 Higher-Level Contract Quality Requirement.

52.246-12 Inspection of Construction.

52.246-13 Inspection-Dismantling, Demolition, or Removal of Improvements.

52.246-14 Inspection of Transportation.

52.246-15 Certificate of Conformance.

52.246-16 Responsibility for Supplies.

52.246-2 Inspection of Supplies-Fixed-Price.

52.246-3 Inspection of Supplies-Cost-Reimbursement.

52.246-4 Inspection of Services-Fixed-Price.

52.246-5 Inspection of Services-Cost-Reimbursement.

52.246-6 Inspection-Time-and-Material and Labor-Hour.

52.246-7 Inspection of Research and Development-Fixed-Price.

52.246-8 Inspection of Research and Development-Cost-Reimbursement.

52.246-9 Inspection of Research and Development (Short Form).

52.247-4 Inspection of Shipping and Receiving Facilities.

52.248-3 Value Engineering-Construction.

52.246-26 Reporting Nonconforming Items.

52.204-26 Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services-Representation.

52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions—Commercial Products and Commercial Services.

52.204-28 Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Security Act Orders-Federal Supply Schedules, Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts, and Multi-Agency Contracts.

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52.223-23 Sustainable Products and Services.

252.232-7018 Progress Payments-Multiple Lots.

252.217-7005 Inspection and Manner of Doing Work.

252.228-7005 Mishap Reporting and Investigation Involving Aircraft, Missiles, and Space Launch Vehicles.

252.239-7000 Protection Against Compromising Emanations.

252.215-7015 Program Should-Cost Review.

1852.246-71 Government Contract Quality Assurance.

1852.246-72 Material Inspection and Receiving Report.

1852.246-74 Contractor Counterfeit Electronic Part Detection and Avoidance



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3052.217-92 Inspection and manner of doing work (USCG).

3052.217-96 Title (USCG).

3052.217-100 Guarantee (USCG).

552.211-70 Substantial Completion.

552.246-70 Source Inspection by Quality Approved Manufacturer.

552.236-11 Use and Possession Prior to Completion.

552.236-6 Superintendence by the Contractor.

552.236-15 Schedules for Construction Contracts.

552.236-21 Specifications and Drawings for Construction.

552.238-95 Separate Charge for Performance Oriented Packaging (POP).

552.238-96 Separate Charge for Delivery within Consignee's Premises.

552.238-100 Transshipments.

552.238-109 Authentication Supplies and Services.

552.238-110 Commercial Satellite Communication (COMSATCOM) Services.

552.270-9 Inspection—Right of Entry.

752.226-70 Trade and Investment Activities and the ‘‘Impact on U.S. Jobs’’ and ‘‘Workers’ Rights.’’

752.231-72 Conference Planning and Required Approval

752.239-71 Information and Communication Technology Accessibility.

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