This document addresses the design of cable facilities that house inside plant equipment which is part of the network through which services are delivered to customers.
It is noted that a single building may include both technical and non-technical facilities. Non-technical facilities would include, for example, general office, warehouse, technical operations, and customer service counters. The Operational Practice for Cable Facility Design Process does not address the design on non-technical spaces, however the fundamental OP described in this document can be applied to non-technical spaces. And, for facilities that include both technical and non-technical facilities, the design of the entire facility is best conducted using the Operational Practice for Cable Facility Design Process, given that the technical facility component demands higher standards of design and construction, and is most immediately important to the delivery of services.