Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Introduction to Specifications

Friday, April 23, 2010 — 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Construction specifications are an essential part of Contract Documentation. Learn how to specify appropriate quality, enforce your design intent, how to coordinate specifications with drawings, hints, tips, tricks, and key language for preparing professional specifications. Tour the CSI formats and understand the use and preparation of Master Guide Specifications and the process ofpreparing a Project Manual.

6.5 hours (AIA CEU’s available)

Attendees will learn:
• Definition and purpose of written specifications
• Drawing and Specification Coordination
• Concepts of Quality Assurance and Control, “Work Results”
• Overview of CSI Formats: MasterFormat, UniFormat, SectionFormat, GreenFormat, PageFormat
• Specification Language, Specification Methods
• Use of Master Guide Specification systems and products
• Writing Specifications, Producing a Project Manual

Program Materials:
Detailed Outline

Who Should Attend:
Architects, Engineers, Specifiers, Contractors, Product Representatives, anyone in the construction industry who writes, reads, or uses specifications.

Your Instructor:
John R. Guill AIA, CSI, CCS, SCIP is Director of Construction Technology for AXIA Architects
in Santa Rosa, CA, specializing in Construction Contract Administration, Specifications, Bidding, and Quality Control with over twenty-five years experience in a wide variety of educational, institutional, and industrial facilities for local, state, and federal government agencies, as well as corporate and private clients.

For more information: Click here for Registration Form

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