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Tech Wave Communications provides Consulting and Design services within the Audio Visual, Local Area Network and Electronic Security industries for facility owners and managers who want to be provided with high quality, easy to use audio visual, network systems, security technology and computerized control systems.

Our consultation and design services delivers highly cost effective and easy to use systems that are integrated for a wide range of applications including hotels, conference centres, meeting rooms, community centres, corporate boardrooms, ballrooms, banquet facilities, spas, galleries, restaurants and bars, museums, house of worship, theatres, performance spaces, transportation terminals, command and control rooms, council chambers, shopping malls, schools and university, medical facilities, trading floors and private residence.

These include complex security requirements for mental and criminal institutions, video and audio broadcasting, high output sound systems, corporate conference room audio visual room systems which integrate sound, projections, computers, networks, multiple displays, video conferencing and wireless room control with a variety of media players and content sources.

“We deliver complete solutions through process, innovation and technology”

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Design Development

TWC will meet with the client and respective user groups and assess needs
TWC will prepare a preliminary design of the technical specialty systems, Audio-Visual, Local Area Network, Security (Access Control, Intrusion Detection and CCTV)
TWC will prepare a complete design package of drawings and specifications. The package will include the following but not limited to;

  • Site plans with device locations
  • Device mounting details
  • Required power and communications wiring
  • Heat and ventilation requirements
  • General contractual specifications
  • General programming and integration specifications
  • Riser diagrams of all computers, devices, power and communication feeds
  • Division of responsibility matrix for work assignments for General Contractor, Electrical and the AV contractor
  • Specifications requirements for testing, commissioning and training
  • Review room acoustics and make recommendations for treatment
  • Review room lighting and make recommendations as necessary

TWC will coordinate with prime consultant to ensure all technical specialty systems are guaranteed to be complete and functional at the completion of both the general building construction and the systems installation.

TWC will perform a cost estimate and analysis of the proposed systems

TWC will perform value engineering and value analysis exercises as required to meet budget expectations.

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2

Contract Documents

Working from the technical specialty systems design documents TWC will prepare AV Plans and Specifications for tender. The package will include but no limited to:

  • technical specialty systems functional block diagrams
  • equipment rooms, racks and panel layouts as required
  • written technical specifications for systems and equipment that encourage competitive bidding by allowing substitutions and design changes where they meet the technical requirements specified
  • comprehensive standards for testing and adjusting procedures
  • comprehensive standards of workmanship and installation
  • The package will be presented for review with the client project team.

TWC will specifically coordinate with the Architect and Electrical Consultant to ensure all power and communications conduits and cables are included in the tender specifications.
During the tender phase TWC will perform the following activities and deliverables:

  • Pre-qualify Contractors for supply and installation of the technical specialty systems
  • Respond to questions through the tendering process
  • Review the tender submissions documents related to technical specialty systems
  • Report a recommendation to the Client for selecting a Contractor.

TWC will finalize the AV Tender Package (document and drawings) as required, based on coordination discussions with the project team.
The final package will be presented to the client for final sign-off.
Working with the Technical Project Team, TWC will undertake discussions with the Purchasing Department regarding acquisition strategy and methodology.
Sample pricing forms may be provided for information.
TWC will coordinate with other members of the consulting team.

From the technical specialty systems design documents TWC will prepare Plans and Specifications for tender.
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2

Construction

Working from the Systems Design and Specifications.TWC will provide coordination and construction administration services including but not limited to the following activities and deliverables during the construction of the technical specialty systems:

  • On-site inspection and review of the conduit, wiring and equipment installation through the progression of construction.
  • Review and recommend payments for systems related installation.
  • Prepare site visit reports.
  • Prepare deficiency reports.
  • On site verification that the deficiencies has been resolved.
  • Review submittals (shop drawings, equipment spec, as-built, etc.)
  • Prepare site instructions, RFI response, contemplated changes and change directives as required.
  • Coordination with the architect in having instructions issued to the contracture.

Working from the Systems Design and Specifications, TWC will provide coordination and construction administration services.
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4

Testing and Commissioning

TWC will test all systems and coordinate project completion process including training and handover with requirements such as the following activities and deliverables:

  • Prepare deficiency reports.
  • On site verification that the deficiencies has been resolved.
  • Observe final system testing and adjustments, tuning and approval process and, if required, supervise final adjustments and tuning.
  • Review closeout documents.
  • Review and approve substantial completion request.
  • Prepare and provide closeout report

TWC will test all systems and coordinate project completion processes.
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