This design guide provides information regarding facility and infrastructure design at MacDill AFB. It is not intended to be all encompassing. There are additional documents that determine project specific final design and construction requirements. This document does, however, provide guidance for frequently asked questions as well as basic design elements and concepts that have evolved at MacDill AFB. Brand names, or the basis of design products, are often used in order to establish a minimum acceptable level of quality, finish, size, thickness, durability, testing agency compliance, and code compliance. Equally qualified, alternate products will be considered if the products meet or exceed all the salient characteristic attributes of the basis of design.