Lighting, Power and Communication

Air Force Corporate Standards

Provide daylighting as the primary lighting source and supplement it with highly efficient ambient and task lighting; integrate lighting controls, timers, occupancy sensors and photo cells with fixtures to maximize energy savings from the daylighting.

Fully integrate lighting, power and communications systems and equipment with the overall building design. Ensure maximum adaptability of these systems.

Properly select fixtures and devices for the Facility Group.


Use low-energy lamping such as LED for artificial lighting following project considerations under ETL 12-15; provide a color spectrum similar to daylight.

Situate equipment to preserve the paths of daylighting.

Promote indoor environmental quality and products with recycled content.

UFC 3-120-10 Interior Design

UFC 3-520-01 Interior Electrical Systems

UFC 3-530-01 Interior and Exterior Lighting Systems and Controls

UFC 3-580-01 Telecommunications Interior Infrastructure Planning and Design