Air Force Corporate Standards
Cost effectively provide climate-based landscape features following principles of sustainable design and low impact design integrating existing context, safety, security, circulation, accessibility, functionality, cost effectiveness, and aesthetics following UFC 3-201-02. Adhere to IFS for landscape materials and irrigation and for minimum ongoing maintenance requirements.
Use water-efficient regionally appropriate landscape and irrigation strategies, such as water reuse and the use of harvested rainwater, following UFC 1-200-02. Comply with DoD Memorandum, “Water Use for Landscape Architecture on Department of Defense Installations / Sites”, with strategies to meet the requirement for no potable water irrigation. Cost-effectively integrate grey-water irrigation systems following IFS. Coordinate landscape with other site features and building elements to promote efficiencies in passive systems such as shading.
UFC 1-200-02 High Performance and Sustainable Building Requirements http://www.wbdg.org/ffc/dod/unified-facilities-criteria-ufc/ufc-1-200-02
UFC 3-201-02 Landscape Architecture http://www.wbdg.org/ffc/dod/unified-facilities-criteria-ufc/ufc-3-201-02
DoD Memorandum, "Water Use for Landscape Architecture on Department of Defense Installations / Sites", 10 March 2017 https://www.acq.osd.mil/eie/Downloads/IE/Water%20Use%20for%20Landscape%20Architecture%203.10.17.pdf