Electric Lighting Specifications for the Use of Engineers and Architects

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W. J. Johnston Company, 1896 - Electric lighting - 213 pages
 

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Page 208 - ... in case of such discontinuance of the employment of the contractor he shall not be entitled to receive any further payment under this contract until the said work shall be wholly finished...
Page 211 - IX. It is hereby mutually agreed between the parties hereto that the sum to be paid by the Owner to the Contractor for said work and materials shall be...
Page 209 - Should the Contractor be obstructed or delayed in the prosecution or completion of his work by the act, neglect, delay or default of the Owner, or the Architects, or of any other contractor...
Page 161 - VOLTS. Any circuit attached to any machine or combination of machines which develops a difference of potential, between any two wires, of over...
Page 168 - Underground Conductors. a. Must be protected against moisture and mechanical injury where brought into a building, and all combustible material must be kept from the immediate vicinity. b. Must not be so arranged as to shunt the current through a building around any catch-box.
Page 171 - Must be so spliced or joined as to be both mechanically and electrically secure without solder. The joints must then be soldered, to insure preservation, and covered with an insulation equal to that on the conductors.
Page 181 - No combination fixture in which the conductors are concealed in a space less than one-fourth inch between the inside pipe and the outside casing will be approved. e. Must be tested for "contacts" between conductors and fixtures, for "short circuits" and for ground connections before it is connected to its supply conductors.
Page 208 - Architects shall certify that such refusal, neglect or failure is sufficient ground for such action, the Owner shall also be at liberty to terminate the employment of the Contractor for the said work and to enter upon the premises and take possession, for the purpose of completing the work comprehended under this contract, of all materials, tools and appliances thereon, and to employ any other person or persons to finish the work, and to provide the materials therefor...
Page 212 - It is further mutually agreed between the parties hereto that no certificate given or payment made under this contract, except the final certificate or final payment, shall be conclusive evidence of the performance of this contract, either wholly or in part, and that no payment shall be construed to be an acceptance of defective work or improper materials.: Art.
Page 205 - No alterations shall be made in the work shown or described by the drawings and specifications, except upon a written order of the Architect...

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