1. GENERAL
    1. The following information is for specific room and space types and is in addition to all previously stated standards listed in Divisions 01 - 34.
    2. Public and circulation spaces include such spaces as hallways, corridors, reception areas, lobbies, atriums, etc.
      1. Latex eggshell paint with low or no VOC is to be used as public areas walls accumulate many smudges and are washed often.  Satin Sheen is to be used for doors, trim work, painted casework, etc.
      2. Hallway ceilings are to be accessible in all locations to allow for future modifications. 
      3. If tall furniture must be in these spaces, they should be evaluated for height and weight to determine if they should be secured to the wall using common earthquake restraint practices.
      4. Lighting of circulation spaces is to be at low-levels with occupancy sensors that provide increased light levels when needed based upon occupancy.
      5. Flooring:
        1. If carpeting is used, only carpet tiles shall be specified with appropriate consideration for durability and traffic levels.  NO broadloom carpet or the type that requires dry cleaning methods allowed.
        2. NO rubber surfaces with textured ‘dots’ installed at entries.  
        3. Hard surface floors such as concrete, VCT, or linoleum products are easier to maintain in hallways.
        4. NO wood floors unless Owner approved.
      6. Design guidelines for Audio Visual provisions within public atrium spaces that could be used for gatherings include the following:
        1. Portable video production equipment needs power and signal connection to any installed audio and video systems. (Camera and microphone inputs; power)
        2. Depending on the size of the space, atrium spaces may require floor and/or wall boxes to supply multiple locations for recording systems and microphones.
        3. Control room systems.
        4. Atrium spaces should be designed with signal/power paths to control rooms and associated distribution systems.
      7.  Atrium accessibility for equipment
        1. Interior access into the atrium and within the atrium shall accommodate at a minimum a 32 inch wide high lift that extends 26 feet.
        2. The finish floor shall be constructed with materials to support the weight of a minimum 32 inch wide high lift that extends 26 feet.