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correct interior finishes and materials have been installed per the specifications, or that
those interior finishes that are to be installed, coordinate with the design intent and the
Schedule the delivery and installation of FF&E to be complete by the user's beneficial
occupancy date. Note that a construction completion date may occur significantly
before the user's beneficial occupancy date, depending on the procurement methods
selected. The project delivery team will establish an FF&E point of contact. This
person is responsible for procurement of furnishings, fixtures, and equipment, tracking
of orders, warehousing of FF&E, delivery, assembly and installation, and verification
that the FF&E received match the procurement documents, shop drawings and/or
specifications. When FF&E design services are provided, the designer involved will
need to provide additional services to include:
a. Consultation during procurement, delivery and installation of FF&E;
b. Assistance in evaluating deviations from specified FF&E to avoid installation of
inferior or inappropriate FF&E; and
c. Supervision of furniture assembly and placement.
Approximately one year after completion of construction, conduct a Post Occupancy
Evaluation (POE) of the project to determine the effectiveness of the design. This
evaluation involves inspection of the completed facility by a team composed of
members of the project delivery team, the directorate of public works, or facility
maintainers and the using activity. The POE is used by the project delivery team in
effecting improvements in the project delivery process.
Funding for the construction or renovation of a building may come from a broad range of
sources. The most common sources in military programs are Military Construction
funds (MILCON), Non-Appropriated Funds (NAF) and Operations and Maintenance
3-7.2 Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment.
Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E), as defined as fixed or movable personal
property, are normally provided using O&M and NAF funds.
3-7.3 Design Funds.
Design funds are associated with the type of funding for construction. When
construction is funded under the Military Construction Program (MILCON), planning and
design funds are used for SID interior design and the design only of FF&E. O&M or