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Appendix B. Use Appendix B to contain the Best Practice information.
The information is considered to be guidance and not requirements. Its main purpose is
to communicate proven facility solutions, systems, and lessons learned, but may not be
the only solution to the design, operation, or maintenance requirement. It is not
intended to be a textbook or to repeat information from industry standards and other
non-government references. Appendix B may contain chapters but is not intended to
parallel the chapter organization and numbering of the technical requirements section of
the main text
An index is not required for a UFC unless the UFC is long and complex. Indexes are
difficult to develop and maintain and should be used only when absolutely necessary.
Electronic formats allow search and find routines to locate occurrences of words and
Prepare final electronic drafts using an 8.5- by 11-inch page size. Foldout sheets should
Margins. Use 1-inch margins left and right, 0.75-inch margins top and
bottom. Position marginal copy (headers and page numbers) one-half inch from the
edge of the page. All text is left-aligned at the margin, including paragraph numbers,
except as noted for headers and page numbers.
Font. Use a 12-point sans serif font. Helvetica, Arial, and Universal are
acceptable examples. Ensure color fonts appear legible when printed black and white.
. Number all main text and appendix text paragraphs.
text, number paragraphs and subparagraphs consecutively from beginning to end, using
a period to separate the numbers representing each breakdown. Limit subparagraphs
to four numbers separated by periods. (Label subparagraphs according to the following
example.) Where a UFC is divided into chapters, number each paragraph
consecutively within the chapter, beginning each paragraph number with the applicable
chapter number followed by a dash. Number chapters and paragraphs consecutively
within each appendix, beginning each paragraph number with the letter designation of
the appendix followed by a dash (e.g., A-1, A-1.1). Figures and tables located in the
Appendices will be numbered consecutively beginning each with the letter designation
of the appendix followed by a dash and the chapter number if used. Use this UFC as a
Use no more than two unnumbered paragraphs beneath any numbered paragraph.
Indent the first line of unnumbered paragraphs 10 character spaces from the left margin.
Place all other lines flush with the left margin. Leave a blank line between paragraphs.