Air Force Corporate Facilities Standards

2017

Landscape

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.


Sustainability

Use water-efficient regionally appropriate landscape and irrigation strategies, such as water reuse and the use of harvested rainwater, to reduce outdoor potable water consumption following UFC 1-200-02. 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/UFC/ufc_1_200_02_2016.pdf

UFC 3-201-02 Landscape Architecture
http://www.wbdg.org/FFC/DOD/UFC/ufc_3_201_02_2009_c1.pdf