*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.
Table of Contents ;
Chapter 1 Practices.
Chapter 3 Methods.
Chapter 4 Formats.
Chapter 5 Agreements.
Chapter 6 Conditions.
Chapter 7 Division 01-General Requirements.
Chapter 8 Coordinating Drawings and Specifications.
Chapter 9 Procurement and Contract Document Modifications.
Chapter 10 Master Guide Specifications.
Chapter 11 Shortform Specifications.
Chapter 12 Performance Specifying.
Chapter 13 Specifying for the Purchase of Goods.
Chapter 14 Specifying for Federal Agencies.
Chapter 15 Warranties.
Chapter 16 Construction Bonds.
Chapter 17 Construction Insurance.