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Published on November 30, 2008

Author: eeany

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ARC 466 - Farmingdale State College
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PROJECT SPECIFICATIONS Eric Anderson AIA ARC 466 Farmingdale State College

What are Specifications? Scope Instructions Standard of Quality Instrument of Service Legal Document when part of a Contract

Scope

Instructions

Standard of Quality

Instrument of Service

Legal Document when part of a Contract

Are there different kinds of specification formats? UNIFORMAT 9 categories based on physical assemblies and systems Function derived; not based on specific materials, products, and activities; based upon performance of system. Used to organize construction information for design-build projects. MASTERFORMAT 50 categories based on specific products, systems, & activities Descriptive; based on specific materials, products, and activities; establishes restrictions and alternates that are acceptable. Used to organize construction information for design-bid-build projects.

UNIFORMAT

9 categories based on physical assemblies and systems

Function derived; not based on specific materials, products, and activities; based upon performance of system.

Used to organize construction information for design-build projects.

MASTERFORMAT

50 categories based on specific products, systems, & activities

Descriptive; based on specific materials, products, and activities; establishes restrictions and alternates that are acceptable.

Used to organize construction information for design-bid-build projects.

How are Specifications Organized? UNIFORMAT Project Manual Section Page System for organizing specification information in the early stages of a project by building elements – performance based Construction documentation using MASTERFORMAT 50 Divisions to organize information on products & activities Division are organized by Section. Each section has three parts – General, Products, Execution Sections are formatted using PageFormat, a standard established by MASTERFORMAT

9 Performance-based Categories UNIFORMAT System for organizing specification information in the early stages of a project by building elements – performance based

Substructure Shell Interiors Services Equipment & Furnishes Special Construction & Demolition Sitework General FOUNDATIONS EXTERIOR CLOSURE – Walls, Roof, Doors, Windows INTERIOR FINISHES & CONSTRUCTION – Framing, Floors, Sheathing, Paint, Floor, Ceiling PLUMBING, HVAC, ELECTRICAL KITCHEN, BATH, LAUNDRY, FURNITURE PRE-ENGINEERING FACILITIES, SPECIAL ROOMS, BUILDING DEMOLITION CLEARING, EARTHWORK, SITE DEMOLITION, SITE UTILITIES, SITE IMPROVEMENTS, LANDSCAPE PROJECT MGMT, QUALITY REQUIREMENTS, TEMPORARY FACILTIES, CONTINGENCIES, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES,

Substructure

Shell

Interiors

Services

Equipment & Furnishes

Special Construction & Demolition

Sitework

General

MASTERFORMAT 50 Divisions to organize information on products & activities. Divisions are organized by Section.

Recent Changes to MASTERFORMAT Before 2004, specifications focused on building construction The 2004 version has expanded to address building construction, facilities management, and industrial processes GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FACILITY CONSTRUCTION FACILITY SERVICES SITE & INFRASTRUCTURE PROCESS EQUIPMENT

Before 2004, specifications focused on building construction

The 2004 version has expanded to address building construction, facilities management, and industrial processes

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

FACILITY CONSTRUCTION

FACILITY SERVICES

SITE & INFRASTRUCTURE

PROCESS EQUIPMENT

DIVISIONS Divisions are the standard categories of construction specifications Divisions form the framework of project specifications Divisions have recently changed from 16 standard divisions to 50 standard divisions. Architectural practice requires knowledge to coordinate 24 of the 50 divisions

Divisions are the standard categories of construction specifications

Divisions form the framework of project specifications

Divisions have recently changed from 16 standard divisions to 50 standard divisions.

Architectural practice requires knowledge to coordinate 24 of the 50 divisions

SECTIONS PART 1 General PART 2 Products PART 3 Execution GENERAL defines administrative requirements PRODUCTS defines materials, assemblies, mixes, products, fabrications, and systems to be incorporated, establishing the standard of quality EXECUTION defines the installation of the products, including all preparatory and testing and post – installation activities to ensure compliance with the quality standards established in PRODUCTS

PART 1

General

PART 2

Products

PART 3

Execution

GENERAL defines administrative requirements

PRODUCTS defines materials, assemblies, mixes, products, fabrications, and systems to be incorporated, establishing the standard of quality

EXECUTION defines the installation of the products, including all preparatory and testing and post – installation activities to ensure compliance with the quality standards established in PRODUCTS

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Division 01- General Requirements Area for performance requirements that overlap work sections (building envelope, structure, etc.). This allows for a mixture of broad performance specifications and prescriptive specifications in a project manual. SUMMARY PRICE & PAYMENT PROCEDURES ADMINSTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS QUALITY REQUIREMENTS TEMPORARY FACILITIES & CONTROLS PRODUCT REQUIRMENTS EXECUTION & CLOSEOUT REQUIREMENTS LIFE CYCLE ACTIVITIES

Area for performance requirements that overlap work sections (building envelope, structure, etc.).

This allows for a mixture of broad performance specifications and prescriptive specifications in a project manual.

SUMMARY

PRICE & PAYMENT PROCEDURES

ADMINSTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS

QUALITY REQUIREMENTS

TEMPORARY FACILITIES & CONTROLS

PRODUCT REQUIRMENTS

EXECUTION & CLOSEOUT REQUIREMENTS

LIFE CYCLE ACTIVITIES

FACILITY CONSTRUCTION

Division 02- Existing Conditions Limited to “existing conditions,” construction practices that relate to items at the site at the commencement of work All site construction as well as heavy civil and infrastructure subject matter, including utility and pavement work, has been relocated to the Site and Infrastructure Subgroup. Selective Demolition Subsurface And Other Investigation Surveying Site Decontamination Site Remediation

Limited to “existing conditions,” construction practices that relate to items at the site at the commencement of work

All site construction as well as heavy civil and infrastructure subject matter, including utility and pavement work, has been relocated to the Site and Infrastructure Subgroup.

Selective Demolition

Subsurface And Other Investigation

Surveying

Site Decontamination

Site Remediation

Division 03 - Concrete Concrete Materials Forming & Accessories Reinforcing Cast-in-Place Precast Concrete Grouting Cutting & Boring

Concrete Materials

Forming & Accessories

Reinforcing

Cast-in-Place

Precast Concrete

Grouting

Cutting & Boring

Division 04 - Masonry Masonry Standards & Maintenance Unit Masonry Stone Assemblies Specialty Masonry Units

Masonry Standards & Maintenance

Unit Masonry

Stone Assemblies

Specialty Masonry Units

Division 05 - Metals Metal Standards & Maintenance Structural Framing Metal Joists Metal Decking Cold Formed Metal Metal Fabrications Decorative Metal

Metal Standards & Maintenance

Structural Framing

Metal Joists

Metal Decking

Cold Formed Metal

Metal Fabrications

Decorative Metal

Division 06 – Wood, Plastics & Composites Material Standards Common Work Results Rough Carpentry Finish Carpentry Architectural Woodwork Structural Plastics Plastic Fabrications Structural Composites Composite Fabrications

Material Standards

Common Work Results

Rough Carpentry

Finish Carpentry

Architectural Woodwork

Structural Plastics Plastic Fabrications

Structural Composites

Composite Fabrications

Division 07 – Thermal & Moisture Protection Operation & Maintenance Dampproofing & Waterproofing Thermal Protection Weather Barriers Steep Slope Roofing Roofing & Siding Panels Membrane Roofing Flashing & Sheet Metal Roof & Wall Accessories Fireproofing Sealants

Operation & Maintenance

Dampproofing & Waterproofing

Thermal Protection

Weather Barriers

Steep Slope Roofing

Roofing & Siding Panels

Membrane Roofing

Flashing & Sheet Metal

Roof & Wall Accessories

Fireproofing

Sealants

Division 08 - Openings Maintenance & Standards Doors & Frames Specialty Doors & Frames Entrances, Storefront & Curtain Wall Windows Roof Windows & Skylights Hardware Glazing Louvers & Vents

Maintenance & Standards

Doors & Frames

Specialty Doors & Frames

Entrances, Storefront & Curtain Wall

Windows

Roof Windows & Skylights

Hardware

Glazing

Louvers & Vents

Division 09 - Finishes Maintenance & Standards Plaster & Gypsum Board Tiling Ceilings Flooring Wall Finishes Acoustical Treatment Painting & Coating

Maintenance & Standards

Plaster & Gypsum Board

Tiling

Ceilings

Flooring

Wall Finishes

Acoustical Treatment

Painting & Coating

Division 10 - Specialties Maintenance & Standards Information Interior Fireplaces & Stoves Safety Storage Exterior Other

Maintenance & Standards

Information

Interior

Fireplaces & Stoves

Safety

Storage

Exterior

Other

Division 11 - Equipment Educational & Scientific Entertainment Athletic & Recreational Health Care Collection & Disposal Other Maintenance & Standards Vehicle & Pedestrian Security, Detention & Banking Commercial Residential Foodservice

Educational & Scientific

Entertainment

Athletic & Recreational

Health Care

Collection & Disposal

Other

Maintenance & Standards

Vehicle & Pedestrian

Security, Detention & Banking

Commercial

Residential

Foodservice

Division 12 - Furnishings Maintenance & Standards Art Window Treatments Casework Furnishings & Accessories Furniture Multiple Seating Other Furnishings

Maintenance & Standards

Art

Window Treatments

Casework

Furnishings & Accessories

Furniture

Multiple Seating

Other Furnishings

Division 13 – Special Construction Maintenance & Standards Special Facility Components Special Purpose Rooms Special Structures Integrated Construction Special Instrumentation

Maintenance & Standards

Special Facility Components

Special Purpose Rooms

Special Structures

Integrated Construction

Special Instrumentation

Division 14 – Conveying Systems Maintenance & Standards Dumbwaiters Elevators Escalators & Moving Walks Lifts Scaffolding Other Conveying

Maintenance & Standards

Dumbwaiters

Elevators

Escalators & Moving Walks

Lifts

Scaffolding

Other Conveying

Division 15 and 16 In the old versions of MASTERFORMAT, these divisions housed all building service descriptions 15 – MECHANICAL 16 – ELECTRICAL In the current version of MASTERFORMAT, there is a new subgroup where all building services are specified in seven divisions.

In the old versions of MASTERFORMAT, these divisions housed all building service descriptions

15 – MECHANICAL

16 – ELECTRICAL

In the current version of MASTERFORMAT, there is a new subgroup where all building services are specified in seven divisions.

Division 21 – Fire Suppression Division 22 – Plumbing Division 23 – HVAC Division 25 – Integrated Automation Division 26 - Electrical Division 27 - Communications Division 28 – Electronic Safety & Security FACILITY SERVICES

Division 21 – Fire Suppression

Division 22 – Plumbing

Division 23 – HVAC

Division 25 – Integrated Automation

Division 26 - Electrical

Division 27 - Communications

Division 28 – Electronic Safety & Security

Division 31 – Earthwork Division 32 – Exterior Improvements Division 33 – Utilities SITE & INFRASTRUCTURE

Division 31 – Earthwork

Division 32 – Exterior Improvements

Division 33 – Utilities

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