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To help keep our clients and colleagues up to date on developments and trends that impact construction specifications, Conspectus periodically publishes new technical information and practical guidance on a variety of subjects tailored to your interests.

BLOG

Conspectus invites all professionals involved in developing, managing, and executing construction projects to join us in sharing and discussing ideas and innovations related to specifications and risk management. We’ve highlighted three recent posts. Our comprehensive blog archive serves as a valuable source of expertise.

Can Architectural Firms Improve Profitability?

While reading the AIA recently released "Firm Survey Report 2020[i]" and the November "Architecture Billing Index[ii]" (ABI), there were two corollary findings. First, the Firm Survey reported a decrease in profitability for 2019. The ABI reported the top business....
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Progress Payments - Who Doesn't Want To Get Paid?!

I hope you all had a great holiday season and were able to connect with family and friends, either in person (socially distanced of course) or virtually. As we close out the books on 2020 and look forward to 2021, let's make a resolution to do our best to get....
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The Specifier and The Big Bad Wolf

In the children's story of "The Big Bad Wolf", he huffs and puffs and blows each house down, except for the brick house. The other houses were built of other materials which were destroyed. However, what if the little pigs worked with a specifier before they built....
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TECH TIPS

In these detailed technical articles, we apply our research and expertise to address critical issues, answer key questions, and provide recommendations for improving your projects. We’ve highlighted several topics here. Browse our extensive library for many more. All are available for download. If you wish to comment on any Tech Tip, we have provided an open thread to collect your comments. Looking for something else? Email or call 609.628.2390 for personal assistance.

EDUCATION

Conspectus shares our knowledge, experience, and expertise through educational and informational programs in a variety of formats, including in-person and webcast presentations. These include: American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education Courses and Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Specifying Practice Group Webinars.

American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Courses

Conspectus is an AIA Continuing Education System (CES) approved provider offering courses registered for AIA CES Credits. See our full AIA CES credit course listing.

Construction Specifications Institute Specifying Practice Group Webinars

These highly practical webinars explore, with audience participation, a wide range of subject matter related to the specifying process, construction technology, and information organization formats. See our full CSI Specifying Practice Group webinar listing.

To learn how you can schedule a presentation tailored to your needs, call 609.628.2390 or email your request.