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Construction specifications writing : principles and procedures

Author: Mark Kalin; Harold J Rosen
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2010.
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This Sixth Edition of Construction Specifications Writing is a single source guide to the purpose and process of preparing construction preparations. Updated to include the latest AIA and BIM  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Construction specifications writing.
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2010
(DLC) 2009051013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Kalin; Harold J Rosen
ISBN: 1118174763 9781118174760 9781118174388 1118174380
OCLC Number: 773665451
Notes: Revised edition of: Construction specifications writing : principles and procedures / Harold J. Rosen, John R. Regener, Jr. 2005.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface. <p>Introduction. <p>1 The Role of Specifications. <p>Documents for Construction. <p>Bidding Documents. <p>Contract Documents. <p>Specifications. <p>Study Questions. <p>2 Relationship between Drawings and Specifications. <p>What Goes Where. <p>The Drawings. <p>The Specifications. <p>Coordinating the Design Process. <p>Terminology. <p>Considerations for Users of Drawings and Specifications. <p>Study Questions. <p>3 Organization of Specifications. <p>History of Construction Specifications Organization. <p>Organizing Specifications According to MasterformatTM 2004. <p>Study Questions. <p>4 The Project Manual and Specifications Sections. <p>The Project Manual Concept. <p>Alternative and Supplemental Formats for the Project Manual. <p>Study Questions. <p>5 Formats for Specification Sections. <p>Need for Formats for Specification Sections. <p>SectionFormat. <p>PageFormat. <p>Study Questions. <p>6 Types of Specifications. <p>Methods for Writing Specifications. <p>Study Questions. <p>7 Specifications Writing Principles. <p>Determining Content for the Specifications. <p>Specifying. <p>Study Questions. <p>8 Bidding Requirements. <p>Three Basic Bidding Documents. <p>Study Questions. <p>9 General Conditions of the Contract. <p>Contractual Relationships. <p>Other Public Agency and Corporate General Conditions. <p>Study Questions. <p>10 Supplementary Conditions of the Contract. <p>Supplementary Conditions. <p>Guide for Producing Supplementary Conditions. <p>Study Questions. <p>11 Bonds, Guaranties, and Warranties. <p>Bonds. <p>Warranties and Guaranties. <p>Study Questions. <p>12 Division 01 - General Requirements. <p>Scope of Division 01. <p>Relationship of Division 01 Sections to Other Documents. <p>Writing Division 01 Sections. <p>Study Questions. <p>13 Modifications. <p>Modifications to Bidding and Contract Documents. <p>Addenda. <p>Change Orders. <p>Other Modifications. <p>Study Questions. <p>14 Specifications Language. <p>General Precepts. <p>Applications. <p>Study Questions. <p>15 Specifications Resources. <p>Overview. <p>Construction Specifications Resources. <p>Study Questions . <p>16 Product Selection. <p>Product Selection Factors. <p>Mandated Requirements. <p>Design Criteria. <p>Substitutions and Product Options. <p>Communicating and Recording Product Selections. <p>Study Questions. <p>17 Specifications Writing Procedures. <p>Getting Started. <p>Product Selections. <p>Project Information. <p>Specifications Format. <p>Specifying Method. <p>Specifications Detail. <p>Order of Sections to Be Produced. <p>Editing and Writing Specification Text. <p>Specifications Checklists. <p>Study Questions. <p>18 Master Guide Specifications. <p>Specification Guides and Intact Masters. <p>Public Agency Master Guide Specifications. <p>Commercial Master Guide Specifications. <p>Office Master Guide Specifications. <p>Study Questions. <p>19 Computer-Assisted Specifications. <p>Introduction. <p>The First Four Decades of Automation. <p>Transforming the Specification Process. <p>Word Processing Software. <p>Computers and Peripheral Equipment. <p>Word Processing Enhancements for Specifications. <p>Knowledge-Based, Computer-Assisted Specifications. <p>Specifiers Property Sets (SPie). <p>Study Questions. <p>20 Preliminary Project Description. <p>Uniformat(R). <p>Project Description. <p>Preliminary Project Description. <p>Computer-Assisted PPDs. <p>Study Questions. <p>21 Outline and Shortform Specifications. <p>Outline versus Shortform Specifications. <p>Outline Specifications. <p>Preliminary Project Description (PPD) Versus Outline Specifications. <p>Shortform Specifications. <p>Study Questions. <p>22 Green Specs/LEED Specs. <p>Sustainable Design. <p>LEED Specifications. <p>Green Products. <p>Green Project Master Specifications. <p>Resources. <p>Study Questions. <p>23 Building Information Modeling. <p>Changing Specification Practice. <p>Standards and Formats for BIM. <p>Organizing BIM Data. <p>The Evolving Role of the Specifier. <p>The Ever-Evolving Specification. <p>Changing the Specifier s Workflow. <p>Conclusions. <p>Study Questions. <p>Appendix A Project Manual Checklist. <p>Appendix B Sample Division 01 - General Requirements. <p>Appendix C Sample Preliminary Project Description. <p>Appendix D Sample Outline Specifications. <p>Appendix E Sample AIA Documents. <p>Appendix F Sample EJCDC Documents. <p>Study Questions: Answers. <p>Index.
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