Construction Guidelines

The NC State University Construction Guidelines is presented to the design community as an aid to the design and construction of facilities and renovations at NC State University. The information collected here represents the efforts of many design, construction, operations, and safety professionals to provide uniform and relevant information to designers on minimum standards required for University work.

Planning and Design  
Planning and Design - Classrooms00
08-17-2011
Planning and Design - Drawing Standards0003-31-2015
Planning and Design - General Issues0008-14-2013
Planning and Design - Laboratory Design0001-12-2014
Planning and Design - Room Numbering0010-16-2012
Planning and Design - Security0006-24-2013
Planning and Design - Security Matrix0006-24-2013
Planning and Design - Space Planning0005-04-2012
Planning and Design - Space Standards and Programming0008-06-2014
Preferred Manufacturers List0001-05-2015
General Requirements  
Contractor Safety Requirements0111-28-2012
General Requirements - Construction Phase0107-23-2014
Project Deliverables0107-09-2014
Supplemental General Conditions0111-11-2013
Temporary Facilities0102-16-2012
Facility Construction  
Decommissioning and Decontamination0205-25-2011
Reuse, Recycling, and Waste Materials0207-02-2015
Concrete03
Masonry04
Metals05
Wood, Plastic, and Composites06
Thermal and Moisture Protection0711-03-2013

Finish Hardware0807-19-2013

Openings0805-25-2011
Interior Finishes0905-01-2012
Specialties1005-25-2011
Equipment11
Furnishings1205-25-2011
Special Construction1305-25-2011
Conveying Equipment1403-27-2013
Facility Services  
Fire Protection2107-19-2013
Plumbing2208-14-2013
Air Handling Units2305-01-2013
Basic Mechanical Requirements2308-14-2013
Campus Automation2312-06-2012
Chilled Water System2302-18-2013
Cooling Towers2312-19-2012
Electrical23
Energy Management2312-02-2013
HVAC Motors2302-08-2013
Hydronic Pumps2311-02-2011
Integrated Automation23
Laboratory and Industrial Ventilation Systems2311-02-2011
Mechanical ID2308-14-2013
Mechanical Insulation2311-02-2011
Water Treatment2307-26-2013
Electrical Power/ Generators2602-01-2013
Electronic Safety and Security26
Fire Alarm Systems2605-08-2014
Lighting2607-24-2013
Transmission and Distribution2612-21-2012
Communications2707-18-2013
Site and Infrastructure  
Earthwork31
Exterior Improvements32
Utilities3312-03-2013
Transportation34
Waterway and Marine Construction 35
Process Equipment  
Process Integration40
Material Processing and Handling Equipment41
Process Heating, Cooling, and Drying Equipment42
Process Gas and Liquid Handling, Purification, and Storage43
Pollution Control Equipment44
Industry-specific Manufacturing 45
Electrical Power Generation 48