Office Master Guide Specifications - An Investment

Many may consider office master guide specifications an expense. Developing and maintaining guide specifications requires a considerable amount of time and many resources. Specifiers rely on commercial masters such as MasterSpec, SpecText, and Speclink..

Why are Specs So Long?

It seems a relatively simple building. There are only 50 drawings. So why are the specifications 800 pages? It does seem absurd. Let's take a critical look to see if there is a better way.

Ensuring Specifications Consistency & Quality

How can architects ensure their specifications are consistent from one project to the next or one project architect to the next? How can architects ensure that their specifications will deliver the intended quality for every project?

I Hate Specs!

Have you found yourself thinking or possibly yelling, "I hate specs!" as though you have been cursed by the task? Then think about this:

CSI Buys BSD and Master Specification Product

Today, The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) announced the purchase of Building Systems Design (BSD). See http://www.csinet.org/bsdpr for the press release.

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