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Fundamental discipline-aligned criteria describing design, construction, and technical requirements for the development of VA projects.

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Design Manual Index   06-01-2022  PDF
Plumbing   06-01-2022  PDF
Automated Transport Systems: Material and Solid Waste Management, Linen and Trash Chutes Design Manual   04-01-2022  PDF
Automated Transport Systems: Elevator Design Manual   11-01-2021  PDF
Steam, Heating Hot Water, and Outside Distribution Systems, Vol. 1 Steam Boilers   06-01-2021  PDF
Steam, Heating Hot Water, and Outside Distribution Systems, Vol. 2 Water Boilers   06-01-2021  PDF
Fire Protection - Fire Protection   06-01-2021  PDF
Signage Design Manual, Chapter 9 Interior Signs   02-10-2021  PDF
Steam, Heating Hot Water, and Outside Distribution Systems, Volume 3: Outside Steam and Heating Hot Water Distribution Systems   11-01-2020  PDF
Automated Transport Systems: Automatic Guide Vehicles (AGV), Automated Mobile Robots (AMR) System Design Manual –   11-01-2020  PDF
Automated Transport Systems: Dumbwaiter and Cartlift Design Manual   11-01-2020  PDF
Interior Design Manual   11-01-2020  PDF
Automated Transport Systems: Pneumatic Tube System Design Manual   11-01-2020  PDF
Physical Security and Resiliency Design Manual   10-01-2020 04-01-2021  PDF
Electrical Design Manual   12-01-2019  PDF
HVAC Design Manual   11-01-2017 03-01-2020  PDF
Healing Environment   09-01-2016  PDF
Architectural Design Manual   08-01-2014  PDF
Structural - Regional Office Projects   02-01-2014  PDF
Structural - Hospital / Replacement Hospital / Clinical Addition / Domiciliary / Nursing Home / Psychiatric Building / Outpatient Clinic / Veterinary Medical Unit Projects   02-01-2014  PDF
Structural - Ancillary Facilities / Outpatient Clinics / Laundries / Warehouses Projects   02-01-2014  PDF
Structural - Nursing Home (Design-Build) Projects   02-01-2014  PDF
Structural - Energy Center Projects   02-01-2014  PDF
Structural - Parking Structure Projects   10-01-2013  PDF
Structural Design Manual for Seismic Retrofit Projects   08-01-2013  PDF
Site Development - Parking Design and Demand Model   04-01-2013 11-01-2016  PDF
Site Development - Site Development Appendices   02-01-2013  PDF
Site Design Manual   02-01-2013 04-01-2021  PDF
Critical Path Method Schedule and Risk Management for Architects / Engineers (A/E): Volume 2 - Guidelines for Preparation of Risk Management   12-01-2012  PDF
Critical Path Method Schedule and Risk Management for Architects / Engineers (A/E): Volume 1 - Guidelines for Preparation of CPM Schedule   12-01-2012  PDF
Asbestos Abatement Design Manual   07-01-2011  PDF
Estimating - Manual for Preparation of Cost Estimates and Related Documents for VA Facilities   03-08-2011  PDF
Sustainable Design Manual   04-01-2010 08-18-2017  PDF
Equipment - Hospital Projects   06-01-2006  PDF