Section 3: BUILDING SYSTEMS REQUIREMENTS
Structural. Structural design for administration buildings should
be in compliance with NAVFAC DM-2 Series, Structural Engineering; NAVFAC
P-355, Seismic Design for Buildings; and MIL-HDBK-419, Grounding;. Bonding. and
Shielding for Electronic Equipment and Facilities.
Civil. Site work, roadways, parking, and walks for administration
buildings shall be designed in compliance with NAVFAC DM-5 Series, Civil
Refer to MIL-HDBK-1190 for overall mechanical
Plumbing. Provide plumbing in accordance with NAVFAC DM-3.01,
Plumbing Systems. Combustible plastic piping should not be used in return air
Heating. Ventilation. and Air Conditioning. General heating,
and DM-3.01. (Refer to Paragraph 4.3.)
Special Temperature and Humidity Control. Automated office
equipment may require special temperature and humidity control; obtain
manufacturer's technical data to establish appropriate design criteria.
Smoke Exhaust System. Conference rooms and office areas may require
special smoke exhaust systems; establish requirements with the user agency.
Combustible Materials. Combustible pneumatic thermostat lines
should not be used in return air plenums.
Fire Protection. Fire protection systems should be designed in
accordance with NAVFAC MIL-HDBK-1008, Fire Protection for Facilities
Engineering. Design and Construction, and National Fire Protection Association
(NFPA) 101, Life Safety Code.
Electrical. Electrical and communication service should be provided
in accordance with NAVFAC DM-4 Series, Electrical Engineering, and NFPA-70,
National Electric Code.
Provide telephone service entrance supporting
facilities, telephone backboards, conduit runs, and outlet boxes for
telephones. Locate telephone outlet boxes in each office as stipulated in the
design program. Provide outlets for public telephones as required. Special
requirements for areas housing electronic equipment are covered in
Lighting. Provide lighting in accordance with the design criteria
in MIL-HDBK-1190. (Refer to Paragraph 4.5.)