The CSI Construction Specifications Practice Guide
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The must-have specifications writing referenceand essential study aid for the Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) Exam
The CSI Practice Guides are a library of comprehensive references specifically and carefully designed for the construction professional. Each book examines important concepts and best practices integral to a particular aspect of the building process. The CSI Construction Specifications Practice Guide is focused on the roles and responsibilities of the specifications professional in meeting the challenges of the changing world of construction. In this volume, guidelines on topics like writing quality construction specifications and product selection are meshed with best practices for managing project information, working with Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Integrated Project Delivery, and writing sustainable design specifications. Other material covered in this guide includes:
The Construction Specifications Institute's collected best practices for authoring specifications
Specialized guidance on presentation and management of project information in the context of Building Information Modeling and sustainable design
Includes access to a password-protected web site with bonus content, including a PDF of the printed book and copies of CSI format documents, such as UniFormat and SectionFormat/PageFormat
An authoritative resource for effective written communication of design intent, The CSI Construction Specifications Practice Guide presents construction professionals and students studying for the Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) Exam with a solid foundation for improving their methods of collecting and delivering important specifications data.
Serves as an authoritativeresource for effective writing of design intent
Includes CSI's best practicesfor authoring specifications
Offers specialized guidance on project information in the context of BIM and sustainable design