Construction specifications writing : principles and by Mark Kalin; Robert S Weygant; John R Regener, Jr.; Harold J

By Mark Kalin; Robert S Weygant; John R Regener, Jr.; Harold J Rosen

This 6th variation of building necessities Writing is a unmarried resource advisor to the aim and technique of getting ready development arrangements. up to date to incorporate the most recent AIA and BIM criteria, it serves as a realistic making plans software that is helping architects and engineers organize actual, easy-to-follow requisites.

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True or False? Drawings indicate which elements of the Work shall be performed by specific subcontractors. 5. True or False? Drawings are organized according to the design discipline responsible for their preparation. 6. Drawings should not indicate which of the following? a. Work performed by the Owner b. Proprietary names for products indicated c. Alternate bid conditions d. Locations for each factory-manufactured component 7. Specifications should not indicate which of the following? a. Descriptions for product bid conditions b.

4. True or False? Construction specifications apply only to the Construction phase of a project. 5. True or False? Development of construction specifications for a project begins during the Contract Document phase. 6. True or False? Procurement documents include construction specifications. 7. True or False? Design-Bid-Build and Design-Build are two valid methods to procure a construction project. 8. True or False? Contract Documents are identified in the Agreement for a construction project. 9.

The principle is to provide indications of activities that inspectors, supervisors, and observers should see for quality assurance. If the activity is not performed (“treat and prime galvanized steel,” for example), failure of a painted finish may result that, although solely the Contractor's responsibility to remedy, could get caught up in time-consuming disputes (“you shouldn't have let me do it wrong”). Study Questions 1. True or False? The purpose of the Drawings and Specifications is to communicate information between the Architect/Engineer and the Contractor.

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