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Construction Specifications Writing

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Updated edition of the comprehensive rulebook to the specifier'scraft With this latest update, Construction Specifications Writing,Sixth Edition continues to claim distinction as the foremosttext on construction specifications. This mainstay in the fieldoffers comprehensive, practical, and professional guidance tounderstanding the purposes and processes for preparation ofconstruction specifications. This new edition uses real-world document examples that reflectcurrent writing practices shaped by the well-established principlesand requirements of major professional associations, including theAmerican Institute of Architects (AIA), the Engineers JointContract Documents Committee (EJCDC), and the ConstructionSpecifications Institute (CSI). Also included are guidelines forcorrect terminology, product selection, organization ofspecifications according to recognized CSI formats, and practicaltechniques for document production. Fully revised throughout, thisSixth Edition includes: Updates to MasterFormat 2004, as well asSectionFormat/PageFormat 2007 and Uniformat End-of-chapter questions and specification-writing exercises Samples of the newly updated construction documents from theAIA New chapter on sustainable design and specifications for LEEDprojects Updated information on the role of specifications in BuildingInformation Modeling (BIM)

The CSI Construction Specifications Practice Guide

Author : Construction Specifications Institute
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The must-have specifications writing reference—and essential study aid for the Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) Exam The CSI Practice Guides are a library of comprehensive references specifically and carefully designed for the construction professional. Each book examines important concepts and best practices integral to a particular aspect of the building process. The CSI Construction Specifications Practice Guide is focused on the roles and responsibilities of the specifications professional in meeting the challenges of the changing world of construction. In this volume, guidelines on topics like writing quality construction specifications and product selection are meshed with best practices for managing project information, working with Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Integrated Project Delivery, and writing sustainable design specifications. Other material covered in this guide includes: The Construction Specifications Institute's collected best practices for authoring specifications Specialized guidance on presentation and management of project information in the context of Building Information Modeling and sustainable design Includes access to a password-protected web site with bonus content, including a PDF of the printed book and copies of CSI format documents, such as UniFormat and SectionFormat/PageFormat An authoritative resource for effective written communication of design intent, The CSI Construction Specifications Practice Guide presents construction professionals and students studying for the Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) Exam with a solid foundation for improving their methods of collecting and delivering important specifications data. Serves as an authoritativeresource for effective writing of design intent Includes CSI's best practicesfor authoring specifications Offers specialized guidance on project information in the context of BIM and sustainable design

Construction Specifications

Author : Hans W. Meier
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Unlike any other book on the market, Construction Specifications: Principles and Applications addresses specification writing as a valuable tool that can play a critical role in managing professional risk, enhancing the value of an architect's or engineer's instruments of service, and increasing the profitability of facilities in both public and private sectors. This book will guide users through the creation and implementation of construction specifications and related construction administration documents, detailing the requirements for effective, successful specifications. Coverage includes topics never before explored in other specification-focused publications, such as standards of professional care, risk management, liability reform for architects and engineers, and the very latest formats of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), including MasterFormatT 2004 Edition, SectionFormat, and UniFormat. Given the growing complexity of the construction industry, the demand for specifications that can serve as management assets and risk prevention resources is at an all-time high, and professionals armed with the knowledge that this book provides will be best prepared to face these new challenges. Benefits: * questions and discussion topics for each chapter reinforce key information and provide users the opportunity to critically think about material that was covered * illustrations, tables, and forms provide additional clarification for critical topics * a project management checklist and Division 01 guide specifications are included in the Appendix and on BOB CD offering users additional resources for developing their specification writing skills * contains over 250 questions and discussion topics

Construction Specifications Writing

Author : Harold J. Rosen
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Sweet s Catalogue of Building Construction

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A Tentative Proposal for a Manual of Practice for Specification Writing Methods

Author : Construction Specifications Institute. Specification Methods Committee T-3
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Principles of Specification Writing

Author : Harold J. Rosen
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Command History

Author : United States. Naval Facilities Engineering Command
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Standard Specifications for Highway and Structure Construction

Author : Wisconsin. Department of Transportation
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Construction Contract Documents and Specifications

Author : Thomas C. Jellinger
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Construction Specifications Handbook

Author : Hans W. Meier
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Sources of Construction Information Books

Author : Jules B. Godel
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The Construction Specifier

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Uniform System for Construction Specifications Data Filing Cost Accounting

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Construction Information Source and Reference Guide

Author : Jack W. Ward
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The Specifications Writer s Handbook

Author : H. Leslie Simmons
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Journal of the Construction Division

Author : American Society of Civil Engineers. Construction Division
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Design and Development of an Information Management System for Highway Construction Specifications

Author : Susan De Cicco
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Writing Engineering Specifications

Author : Paul Fitchett
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Engineers need to understand the legal and commercial context in which they draw up technical specifications. This thoroughly up-dated edition of Haslam's successful Writing Engineering Specifications provides a concise guide to technical specifications and leads the reader through the process of writing these instructions, with clear advice to help the student and professional avoid legal disputes or the confusion and time wasting caused by poor drafting. Designers and project managers should find this invaluable, and it should be helpful to insurers, lawyers, estimators and the like.

Landscape Architecture Construction

Author : Harlow C. Landphair
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This Third Edition has been completely revised to reflect every critical change in landscape construction, especially the dramatic changes in technology that have revolutionized the field. It also offers updated guidelines and techniques for compliance with the Clean Water Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, NPDES, ISTEA, and other key federal legislation.