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Attachment B

Conditions Allowing Relocatable Structures, Trailers and Modularized Construction to be Considered "Permanent" and Eligible for Reimbursement

The following conditions must be satisfied for relocatable structures, trailers and modularized construction to be considered "permanent" and thus eligible for reimbursement: 

  1. Each classroom must contain at least 660 square feet of scheduled area; 
  2. Ceiling height must be at least eight feet six inches for any classroom; 
  3. All door and side light windows must be of safety glass; 
  4. Lighting must meet or exceed current IES (Illuminating Engineering Society of North America) standards; 
  5. Electrical main disconnect and circuit panels must be lockable; 
  6. Classroom HVAC must meet or exceed current ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers) standards; 
  7. Each modularized unit must be connected to existing or new construction to provide access to the main building without going outside; 
  8. All structural members, floor and roof systems must be constructed of steel and concrete; 
  9. Foundation walls must be constructed with concrete, poured concrete piers, beams or other support which provides adequate load-bearing capabilities, that meet or exceed current ACI (American Concrete Institute) or AISC (American Institute of Steel Construction) standards or other generally acceptable standards;
  10. Classrooms must be affixed to a permanent foundation; and
  11. Specifications for all work done on site must meet applicable PDE guidelines and conform to requirements for separate contracts as provided by Section 751 of the Public School Code of 1949 as amended.