This UFC provides general criteria for the design of new refrigeration systems for cold storage. This document, and all references contained herein, provides guidance to the DOD. They may also be useful to commercial firms engaged in the design and construction of refrigeration systems for cold storage for DOD facilities. Note that this document does not constitute a detailed technical design, maintenance or operations manual. Rather, its purpose is to identify and utilize the most appropriate Non-Governmental Standards (NGS) by specifying the refrigeration industry codes and standards that best apply, and to include the Tri-service’s specific requirements.