LANTNAVFACENGCOM A&E GUIDE
C. Will material be used to the best advantage under contemplated
conditions, including aesthetics?
D. Is material a stock item or does it require special processing?
Availability of material in the area of usage.
Is material proprietary or restrictive?
Where new unproven materials are selected, documentation including detailed
economic analysis justifying its use may be required.
For overseas locations, the A&E must investigate and consider the types of
construction material and trades indigenous to the area.
DATA AND MATERIAL FURNISHED BY THE GOVERNMENT
A. Schematics, designs, and other criteria furnished with the contract's
B. Military Bulletin, MIL-BUL-34 (previously NAVFAC Publication P-34),
"Engineering and Design Criteria for Navy Facilities" (updated quarterly), contains a
listing of current criteria and is available from the Specifications Branch
(telephone 804-444-9906). Copies of NAVFAC Design Manuals required for a specific
project will be furnished upon request to the PM. It is the A&E's responsibility to
update all Design Manuals the firm uses based on the most current changes. The A&E
should ensure receipt of MIL, Handbook 1190 (MIL-HDBK-1190), "Facility Planning and
Design Guide". This handbook updates and supersedes much design criteria
previously established by DOD.
C. Materials furnished by the Government such as: reference drawings,
surveys and soil borings are provided to assist the A&E and are not intended in any
way to relieve the responsibilities of the A&E, unless otherwise noted by the
Contracting Officer. The A&E of record will be totally responsible for all information
described in the design documents.
During design or study preparation, various disciplines are available for
consultation. When the A&E contract is for drawings and specifications preparation,
our personnel identify the project by the last four digits of the CONSTRUCTION