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Office of Construction & Facilities Management


Telecom Data Center and Infrastructure Engineering Design Standards Service Catalog

Infrastructure Standard for Telecommunications Spaces (ISTS)

ISTS Auxiliary Position Papers, Guides, and Other Standards

Telecommunications Space Model and Template Library (2D and 3D Models)

  • BIM templates (coming soon)
  • CAD templates
  • Interactive 3D models (coming soon)

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Design Guidance and Base Model Templates

  • Design Guidance (coming soon)
  • CFD templates (coming soon)

Links to VA’s Data Center Facility Management Training on VAITCampus


Contact for change requests and archival documentation:
Enterprise Data Center Infrastructure Collaboration Team (EDICT)
Technical Working Group (TWG)

EDICT is the partnership between OIT and CFM supporting passive infrastructure and the four interlocking engineering disciplines (telecommunications, electrical, architecture, and mechanical) in VA enterprise IT telecommunications spaces. EDICT publishes and maintains the ISTS, design templates, and other standards and auxiliary documents for VA telecommunications spaces.