Air Force Corporate Standards

All furnishings shall be commercial-grade, highly durable, soil-retardant, easily cleanable and not show excessive wear over their useful life. Materials and finishes shall serve the specific operational requirements of the space. Commons areas shall be furnished consistently with other spaces in the facility.

Coordinate with colors of interior design building finishes and materials in subdued patterns; avoid trendy designs. Wood trim may be used to upgrade supervisory spaces.

New furniture is preferred for new facilities; fully coordinate furniture throughout a facility. Select from Furniture Commodity Council Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) and limit the number of manufacturers.

Ensure materials, color, style and functionality are appropriate for the Facility Group and to support the building’s operations.


Furniture construction materials and finishes and upholstery should promote indoor environmental quality. Material specifications should include consideration of environmentally preferable products, products with recycled content, as well as low-emitting and biologically-based products.

UFC 1-200-02 High Performance and Sustainable Building Requirements

UFC 3-120-10 Interior Design

UFC 3-450-01 Noise and Vibration Control

UFC 3-520-01 Interior Electrical Systems

US Air Force Family Housing Design Guide for Planning, Programming, Design and Construction