The article describes the three main types of construction specifications: Performance, Prescriptive, and Proprietary. Also covered is MasterFormat, the industry standard for writing construction specifications.
Information about the 2004 MasterFormat, which is used in construction specifications.
Information about the old and outdated MasterFormat 1995, which is no longer supported by the Construction Specifications Institute.
UniFormat is a way of organizing construction information by major system. A list of the major elements is included.
AIA Contract Document Numbering System
This article provides an overview of how the AIA Construction Documents are numbered so that documents can be identified or found quickly.
Construction Document Sheet Numbers and Order
Provides information on the way that construction document sheets are labeled and ordered. Information is based on the United States National CAD Standard.
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