Design Criteria

Sections in this Division = 32

Catalog Key: A=Architectural, S=Structural Engineering, C=Civil Engineering, L=Landscape Architecture, ME=Mechanical/Electrical, D=Design Criteria

Status Number Title Synopsis Author Catalogs Updated
REVISED DC 0 Facility Design Criteria Primary, fundamental statements of design criteria; start here. BSD D Mar 2014
CURRENT DC 00 Spaces Definitions of space types; cross-reference to project program. BSD D Feb 2010
CURRENT DC 999 Design Criteria Template Section Outline for user-added criteria sections. BSD D Feb 2010
CURRENT DC A Substructure Criteria Elements below grade or in contact with ground; to back side of interior finishes. BSD D Apr 2010
REVISED DC B1 Superstructure Criteria Structural elements above grade. BSD D Mar 2014
REVISED DC B2 Exterior Enclosure Criteria Non-structural vertical enclosure, windows, other openings, etc. BSD Free Mar 2014
REVISED DC B3 Exterior Doors Criteria Exterior doors and components to complete door openings; door hardware criteria. BSD D Mar 2014
REVISED DC B4 Roofing Criteria Roof coverings, openings, & fixtures; insulation, gutters, skylights, hatches, etc. BSD D Mar 2014
REVISED DC C Interiors Criteria Criteria that apply to all interior work except services. BSD D Jan 2014
REVISED DC C1 Interior Doors Criteria All types of interior doors, door hardware. BSD D Mar 2014
REVISED DC C2 Interior Finishes Criteria Applied finishes and suspended ceilings. BSD D Mar 2014
CURRENT DC C31 Information Fixtures Criteria Signage, visual display surfaces, communications fixtures. BSD D Aug 2012
CURRENT DC C32 Storage Fixtures Criteria Cabinetry, wardrobe units, closet fixtures, lockers, fixed shelving, mailboxes. BSD D Oct 2012
CURRENT DC C33 Window Treatment Criteria Blinds, shades, shutters, curtain tracks, etc; to control view/natural light. BSD D Mar 2014
CURRENT DC C34 Fixed Seating Criteria Audience, conference, & lounge seating; pews, benches, other types. BSD D Feb 2013
CURRENT DC D11 People-Moving Equipment Criteria Elevators, escalators, and other equipment primarily for moving people. BSD D Aug 2012
CURRENT DC D12 Material Handling and Maintenance Conveying Equipment Criteria Conveying equipment primarily used for maintenance access and material handling. BSD D Aug 2012
CURRENT DC D2 Fire Suppression Criteria Sprinklers, standpipes, and other extinguishing systems. BSD D Nov 2013
REVISED DC D3 Plumbing Criteria Domestic water, sanitary sewer, rainwater, fixtures, pool/fountain, lab. BSD D Mar 2014
REVISED DC D4 HVAC Criteria Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning; energy supply; smoke control. BSD D Mar 2014
CURRENT DC D5 Integrated Automation Criteria Facility controls that combine two or more other control systems (outline only). BSD D Feb 2010
REVISED DC D6 Electrical Criteria Power, distribution, lighting, lightning protection, special grounding, cathodic prot. BSD D Mar 2014
REVISED DC D7 Communications Criteria General voice, data, sound reinforcement, television, and clock systems. BSD D Mar 2014
CURRENT DC D8 Electronic Safety and Security Criteria Fire alarm, access control, intrusion detection, and remote surveillance. BSD D Nov 2013
CURRENT DC E1 Equipment Criteria General equipment found in many occupancies; residential equipment. BSD D Feb 2013
CURRENT DC E11 Food Service Equipment Criteria Commercial/Institutional; refrig, storage, prep, serving, cleaning; exhaust hoods. BSD D Nov 2013
CURRENT DC E19 Other Equipment Criteria Criteria for other equipment (outline only). List from Masterformat provided. BSD D Oct 2012
CURRENT DC E2 Furnishings Criteria Criteria for all types of loose furnishings (outline only). BSD D Feb 2010
REVISED DC G Site Criteria All types of sitework related to building construction, including site services. BSD D Mar 2014
CURRENT DC G1 Site Improvements Criteria Pavements, fences, site furnishings, landscaping, irrigation. BSD D Nov 2012
CURRENT DC G2 Site Services Criteria Site portions of building services, campus services. BSD D Aug 2012
CURRENT DC H Process Criteria Criteria for process equipment and services (outline only). BSD D Feb 2010

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