All submittals are presented to fulfill the General Conditions of Contracts in Division 1 under Submittal Procedures often amended under the terms of B & C’s proposal referred in 1.01 A herein also associated B & C correspondence and 1.02 item “B“. Once submissions are returned by the Contractor, Owner, Architect, Owners Representative with no indication or requirements for B & C to re-submit, or with notations that no exceptions is taken, no re-submission required, drawings approved, correct as noted, accepted -or any other such comment implying acceptance, B & C will interpret the act of returning said drawings without “rejection”, as “prima fascia evidence of “acceptance as proposed and notated or illustrated therein constituting authorization or approval to fabricate and proceed as B & C Awnings, Inc’s.“ definitive” scope of work. In consequence B & C Awnings Inc.will proceed (conditional upon progress payments being received) with ordering materials and fabrication based on the aforesaid agreement at which time contracts will be formerly exchanged and the statement “Approved Shop Drawings, Submittals & Warranty forms part of this contract being definitive of B & C’s scope of work” added when omitted from any proposed contract, will be entered by B & C.
4-. Instrument of Change- Other than formal change orders hen” When “ Architects or Owners comments, notes or others remarks” appear as a notation on returned B & C shop drawings and indicate change, directive or clarification and B & C do not request “additional money” for the changes, then the approved B & C shop drawing and submissions become” the instrument of change” and supersede original plans or specifications or the need for any written change order which otherwise the general contractor would usually submit under the terms of the contract
B. Product Data: The contents of all these submittals herein constitute complete “Product Data” for the specified units including detailed specifications, materials applied and the manner of fabrication together with installation and maintenance instructions from the manufacturer B & C and installation company namely B & C Awnings Inc.
C. Shop Drawings: Shop drawings show layout, profiles and product components, including anchorage, accessories, finish colors, patterns and textures (where selected).
1.Includes in addition to information necessary for fabrication and installation of Steel Framed Units with 22 Gauge Verco Panel HSB -36 as indicated the material content, sizes, thickness, fastenings welds(when applicable) and profiles.
2.Upon receipt from the Buyer of a change order and an actual “Paint Chip” for B & C to match to following which B & C will , Generate two samples Chips of the Color Selected applied to specified material without which procedure finishes, will be as provided as stated without redress an be simply as Standard Color Powder Coat
D. Quality Assurance & Warranty Content At the end of Section 3, attached is found B & C’s Warranty Submission which contains the following:
1. Warranty Review– B & C Provides a “conditional” written warranty (4.00) to owner that all the products will be free of defective materials or workmanship for a period of one year from date of installation The warranty does not guarantee that B & C Shade Devices or products grant weather protection from drips, rain or moisture or water penetration vertically or horizontally in the units or through wall penetrations. The General Contractor is responsible to have the units and penetrations professionally sealed following installation to the owners approved standards. In the case of iron based materials B & C offer no Warranty against wall stains from product internal corrosion, leakage or water laden rust run off. Regarding the material content and finishes supplied by B & C provided by others the performance of these is excluded from B & C’s warranty and reference should be made to those individual provider warranties or extended warranties secured..
2. Performance requirements – B & C provide assurances that the units have been manufactured, fabricated and installed by one manufacturer namely B & C Awnings Inc and their subsidiaries to withstand loads in accord with local conditions codes and standards and will maintain performance criteria stated without defects, damage, or failure.
3. Engineering – Both Civil and Structural Engineering are excluded and only when provided for as an Addendum or as an Attachment to the CAD drawings will B & C provide Civil Engineering Calculations for the none structural Aluminum & Steel Awnings with Fabric Valance and Mounting Brackets(s), prepared by a Civil Engineer registered in the State of California. Structural Engineering is not available and is always excluded.
In proceeding to install this project B & C Awnings Inc rely that a fully licensed qualified Engineer and Architect designed the final units for weight and Seismic and loads. B & C take no responsibility and give no Warranty or Assurance as to the suitability safety, durability of the units other than those assurances contained in the attached B & C Warranty especially when any form of engineering is omitted.