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The Cemetery Design and Construction Criteria establishes consistent design and construction practices and are the minimum acceptable standards for the design and construction of VA cemeteries.

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VA NCA 05 36 00 Composite Metal Decking 10-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 01 81 13 Sustainable Construction Requirements 10-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 07 31 29.13 Wood Shingles 10-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 08 14 00 Interior Wood Doors 10-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 09 29 00 Gypsum Board 10-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 10 75 00 Flagpoles 10-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 11 11 14 Motor Vehicle Lifts 10-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 10 14 05 Interior Signage 10-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 03 48 21 Precast Concrete Burial Crypts (Double Depth Lawn Crypt) 10-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 05 40 00 Cold-Formed Metal Framing 10-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 01 91 00 General Commissioning Requirements 10-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 07 32 13 Clay Roof Tiles 10-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 08 31 13 Access Doors and Frames 10-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 09 30 13 Tiling 10-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 24 16 Panelboards 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 27 26 Wiring Devices 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 29 11 Motor Controllers 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 29 21 Enclosed Switches and Circuit Breakers 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 05 19 Low-Voltage Electrical Power Conductors and Cables 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 30 05 Solar Energy Electrical Power Generation System 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 05 73 Overcurrent Protective Device Coordination Study 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 32 13 Engine Generators 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 08 00 Commissioning of Electrical Systems 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 36 23 Automatic Transfer Switches 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 41 00 Facility Lightning Protection 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 51 00 Interior Lighting 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 56 00 Exterior Lighting 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 05 11 Requirements for Electrical Installations 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 01 81 13.11 Sustainability Certification Requirements – LEED V4.1 BD+C: New Construction and Major Renovation 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 05 26 Grounding and Bonding for Electrical Systems 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 05 33 Raceway and Boxes for Electrical Systems 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 05 41 Underground Electrical Construction 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 22 00 Low-Voltage Transformers 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 26 24 13 Distribution Switchboards 04-01-2023  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 28 10 00 Access Control 03-01-2018  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 28 20 00 Video Surveillance 03-01-2018  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 28 31 00 Intrusion Detection 03-01-2018  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 32 84 00 Planting Irrigation 01-01-2017  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 32 33 00 Site Furnishings 01-01-2017  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 33 41 13 Foundation Drainage 01-01-2017  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 32 31 13 Chain Link Fences and Gates 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 31 11 Water Softeners 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 34 00 HVAC Fans 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 27 10 00 Structured Cabling 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 05 12 General Motor Requirements for Plumbing Equipment 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 33 00 Electric Domestic Water Heaters 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 36 00 Air Terminal Units 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 27 11 00 Communications Equipment Room Fittings 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 05 19 Meters and Gages for Plumbing Piping 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 32 90 00 Planting 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 34 00 Fuel-Fired Domestic Water Heaters 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 13 33 Packaged, Submersible Sewerage Pump Units 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 37 00 Air Outlets and Inlets 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 27 51 23 Intercommunications and Program Systems 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 05 23 General-Duty Valves for Plumbing Piping 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 33 10 00 Water Utilities 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 40 00 Plumbing Fixtures 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 40 00 HVAC Air Cleaning Devices 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 05 33 Heat Tracing for Plumbing Piping 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 33 30 00 Sanitary Sewerage Utilities 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 05 11 Common Work Results for Plumbing 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 55 23 Gas-Fired Radiant Heaters 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 05 11 Common Work Results for HVAC 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 11 00 Facility Water Distribution 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 33 51 00 Natural Gas Distribution 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 05 93 Testing, Adjusting and Balancing for HVAC 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 55 33 Fuel-Fired Unit Heaters 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 05 12 General Motor Requirements for HVAC Equipment 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 11 23 Domestic Water Pumps 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 25 10 10 Advanced Utility Metering System 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 07 11 HVAC Insulation 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 05 41 Noise and Vibration Control for HVAC Piping and Equipment 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 31 23 23.33 Flowable Fill 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 12 16 Facility Elevated, Potable-Water Storage Tanks 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 27 05 00 Common Work Results for Communications 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 09 23 Direct-Digital Control System for HVAC 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 81 00 Unitary HVAC Equipment 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 31 20 00 Earth Moving 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 31 32 23 Pressure Grouting Soil Stabilization 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 13 00 Facility Sanitary and Vent Piping 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 11 23 Facility Natural-Gas Piping 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 81 43 Air-Source Unitary Heat Pumps 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 31 20 11 Earth Moving (Short Form) 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 31 62 00 Driven Piles 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 13 23 Sanitary Waste Interceptors 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 28 46 00 Fire Detection and Alarm 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 81 46 Water-Source Unitary Heat Pumps 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 31 23 19 Dewatering 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 31 63 16 Auger Cast Grout Piles 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 13 29 Sanitary Sewerage Pumps 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 32 31 19 Decorative Metal Fences and Gates 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 21 13 Hydronic Piping 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 82 16 Air Coils 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 31 63 26 Drilled Caissons 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 14 00 Facility Storm Drainage 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 21 14 Ground Loop Heat Pump Piping 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 82 33 Convectors 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 32 12 16 Asphalt Paving 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 22 14 29 Sump Pumps 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX
VA NCA 23 82 39 Unit Heaters 11-01-2016  PDF |  DOCX

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