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PROJECT  SPECIFICATIONS Eric Anderson AIA ARC 466  Farmingdale State College
What are Specifications? <ul><li>Scope </li></ul><ul><li>Instructions </li></ul><ul><li>Standard of Quality </li></ul><ul>...
Are there different kinds of specification formats? <ul><li>UNIFORMAT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>9 categories based on physical...
How are Specifications Organized? UNIFORMAT Project Manual Section Page System for organizing specification information in...
9 Performance-based Categories UNIFORMAT System for organizing specification information in the early  stages of a project...
<ul><li>Substructure </li></ul><ul><li>Shell </li></ul><ul><li>Interiors </li></ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul><ul><li>Equi...
MASTERFORMAT 50 Divisions to organize information on products & activities. Divisions are organized by Section.
Recent Changes to MASTERFORMAT <ul><li>Before 2004, specifications focused on building construction </li></ul><ul><li>The ...
DIVISIONS <ul><li>Divisions are the standard categories of construction specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Divisions form th...
SECTIONS <ul><li>PART 1 </li></ul><ul><li>General </li></ul><ul><li>PART 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Products </li></ul><ul><li>PA...
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Division 01- General Requirements <ul><li>Area for performance requirements that overlap work sections (building envelope,...
FACILITY CONSTRUCTION
Division 02- Existing Conditions   <ul><li>Limited to “existing conditions,” construction practices that relate to items a...
Division 03 - Concrete <ul><li>Concrete Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Forming & Accessories </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforcing </...
Division 04 - Masonry <ul><li>Masonry Standards & Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Unit Masonry </li></ul><ul><li>Stone Assem...
Division 05 - Metals <ul><li>Metal Standards & Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Structural Framing </li></ul><ul><li>Metal Jo...
Division 06 – Wood, Plastics & Composites <ul><li>Material Standards  </li></ul><ul><li>Common Work Results </li></ul><ul>...
Division 07 – Thermal & Moisture Protection <ul><li>Operation & Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Dampproofing & Waterproofing...
Division 08 - Openings <ul><li>Maintenance & Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Doors & Frames </li></ul><ul><li>Specialty Doors ...
Division 09 - Finishes <ul><li>Maintenance & Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Plaster & Gypsum Board </li></ul><ul><li>Tiling <...
Division 10 - Specialties <ul><li>Maintenance & Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Information  </li></ul><ul><li>Interior </li><...
Division 11 - Equipment <ul><li>Educational & Scientific </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Athletic & Recr...
Division 12 - Furnishings <ul><li>Maintenance & Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Window Treatments </li><...
Division 13 – Special Construction <ul><li>Maintenance & Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Special Facility Components </li></ul...
Division 14 – Conveying Systems <ul><li>Maintenance & Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Dumbwaiters </li></ul><ul><li>Elevators ...
Division 15 and 16 <ul><li>In the old versions of MASTERFORMAT, these divisions housed all building service descriptions <...
<ul><li>Division 21 – Fire Suppression  </li></ul><ul><li>Division 22 – Plumbing </li></ul><ul><li>Division 23 – HVAC </li...
<ul><li>Division 31 – Earthwork </li></ul><ul><li>Division 32 – Exterior Improvements </li></ul><ul><li>Division 33 – Util...
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  1. 1. PROJECT SPECIFICATIONS Eric Anderson AIA ARC 466 Farmingdale State College
  2. 2. What are Specifications? <ul><li>Scope </li></ul><ul><li>Instructions </li></ul><ul><li>Standard of Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Instrument of Service </li></ul><ul><li>Legal Document when part of a Contract </li></ul>
  3. 3. Are there different kinds of specification formats? <ul><li>UNIFORMAT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>9 categories based on physical assemblies and systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Function derived; not based on specific materials, products, and activities; based upon performance of system. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to organize construction information for design-build projects. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MASTERFORMAT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50 categories based on specific products, systems, & activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Descriptive; based on specific materials, products, and activities; establishes restrictions and alternates that are acceptable. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to organize construction information for design-bid-build projects. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. 9 Performance-based Categories UNIFORMAT System for organizing specification information in the early stages of a project by building elements – performance based
  6. 6. <ul><li>Substructure </li></ul><ul><li>Shell </li></ul><ul><li>Interiors </li></ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment & Furnishes </li></ul><ul><li>Special Construction & Demolition </li></ul><ul><li>Sitework </li></ul><ul><li>General </li></ul>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,
  7. 7. MASTERFORMAT 50 Divisions to organize information on products & activities. Divisions are organized by Section.
  8. 8. Recent Changes to MASTERFORMAT <ul><li>Before 2004, specifications focused on building construction </li></ul><ul><li>The 2004 version has expanded to address building construction, facilities management, and industrial processes </li></ul><ul><li>GENERAL REQUIREMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>FACILITY CONSTRUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>FACILITY SERVICES </li></ul><ul><li>SITE & INFRASTRUCTURE </li></ul><ul><li>PROCESS EQUIPMENT </li></ul>
  9. 9. DIVISIONS <ul><li>Divisions are the standard categories of construction specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Divisions form the framework of project specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Divisions have recently changed from 16 standard divisions to 50 standard divisions. </li></ul><ul><li>Architectural practice requires knowledge to coordinate 24 of the 50 divisions </li></ul>
  10. 10. SECTIONS <ul><li>PART 1 </li></ul><ul><li>General </li></ul><ul><li>PART 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Products </li></ul><ul><li>PART 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Execution </li></ul><ul><li>GENERAL defines administrative requirements </li></ul><ul><li>PRODUCTS defines materials, assemblies, mixes, products, fabrications, and systems to be incorporated, establishing the standard of quality </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul>
  11. 11. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  12. 12. Division 01- General Requirements <ul><li>Area for performance requirements that overlap work sections (building envelope, structure, etc.). </li></ul><ul><li>This allows for a mixture of broad performance specifications and prescriptive specifications in a project manual. </li></ul><ul><li>SUMMARY </li></ul><ul><li>PRICE & PAYMENT PROCEDURES </li></ul><ul><li>ADMINSTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>QUALITY REQUIREMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>TEMPORARY FACILITIES & CONTROLS </li></ul><ul><li>PRODUCT REQUIRMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>EXECUTION & CLOSEOUT REQUIREMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>LIFE CYCLE ACTIVITIES </li></ul>
  13. 13. FACILITY CONSTRUCTION
  14. 14. Division 02- Existing Conditions <ul><li>Limited to “existing conditions,” construction practices that relate to items at the site at the commencement of work </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Selective Demolition </li></ul><ul><li>Subsurface And Other Investigation </li></ul><ul><li>Surveying </li></ul><ul><li>Site Decontamination </li></ul><ul><li>Site Remediation </li></ul>
  15. 15. Division 03 - Concrete <ul><li>Concrete Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Forming & Accessories </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforcing </li></ul><ul><li>Cast-in-Place </li></ul><ul><li>Precast Concrete </li></ul><ul><li>Grouting </li></ul><ul><li>Cutting & Boring </li></ul>
  16. 16. Division 04 - Masonry <ul><li>Masonry Standards & Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Unit Masonry </li></ul><ul><li>Stone Assemblies </li></ul><ul><li>Specialty Masonry Units </li></ul>
  17. 17. Division 05 - Metals <ul><li>Metal Standards & Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Structural Framing </li></ul><ul><li>Metal Joists </li></ul><ul><li>Metal Decking </li></ul><ul><li>Cold Formed Metal </li></ul><ul><li>Metal Fabrications </li></ul><ul><li>Decorative Metal </li></ul>
  18. 18. Division 06 – Wood, Plastics & Composites <ul><li>Material Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Common Work Results </li></ul><ul><li>Rough Carpentry </li></ul><ul><li>Finish Carpentry </li></ul><ul><li>Architectural Woodwork </li></ul><ul><li>Structural Plastics Plastic Fabrications </li></ul><ul><li>Structural Composites </li></ul><ul><li>Composite Fabrications </li></ul>
  19. 19. Division 07 – Thermal & Moisture Protection <ul><li>Operation & Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Dampproofing & Waterproofing </li></ul><ul><li>Thermal Protection </li></ul><ul><li>Weather Barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Steep Slope Roofing </li></ul><ul><li>Roofing & Siding Panels </li></ul><ul><li>Membrane Roofing </li></ul><ul><li>Flashing & Sheet Metal </li></ul><ul><li>Roof & Wall Accessories </li></ul><ul><li>Fireproofing </li></ul><ul><li>Sealants </li></ul>
  20. 20. Division 08 - Openings <ul><li>Maintenance & Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Doors & Frames </li></ul><ul><li>Specialty Doors & Frames </li></ul><ul><li>Entrances, Storefront & Curtain Wall </li></ul><ul><li>Windows </li></ul><ul><li>Roof Windows & Skylights </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Glazing </li></ul><ul><li>Louvers & Vents </li></ul>
  21. 21. Division 09 - Finishes <ul><li>Maintenance & Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Plaster & Gypsum Board </li></ul><ul><li>Tiling </li></ul><ul><li>Ceilings </li></ul><ul><li>Flooring </li></ul><ul><li>Wall Finishes </li></ul><ul><li>Acoustical Treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Painting & Coating </li></ul>
  22. 22. Division 10 - Specialties <ul><li>Maintenance & Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><li>Interior </li></ul><ul><li>Fireplaces & Stoves </li></ul><ul><li>Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Storage </li></ul><ul><li>Exterior </li></ul><ul><li>Other </li></ul>
  23. 23. Division 11 - Equipment <ul><li>Educational & Scientific </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Athletic & Recreational </li></ul><ul><li>Health Care </li></ul><ul><li>Collection & Disposal </li></ul><ul><li>Other </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance & Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Vehicle & Pedestrian </li></ul><ul><li>Security, Detention & Banking </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial </li></ul><ul><li>Residential </li></ul><ul><li>Foodservice </li></ul>
  24. 24. Division 12 - Furnishings <ul><li>Maintenance & Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Window Treatments </li></ul><ul><li>Casework </li></ul><ul><li>Furnishings & Accessories </li></ul><ul><li>Furniture </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Seating </li></ul><ul><li>Other Furnishings </li></ul>
  25. 25. Division 13 – Special Construction <ul><li>Maintenance & Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Special Facility Components </li></ul><ul><li>Special Purpose Rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Special Structures </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Special Instrumentation </li></ul>
  26. 26. Division 14 – Conveying Systems <ul><li>Maintenance & Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Dumbwaiters </li></ul><ul><li>Elevators </li></ul><ul><li>Escalators & Moving Walks </li></ul><ul><li>Lifts </li></ul><ul><li>Scaffolding </li></ul><ul><li>Other Conveying </li></ul>
  27. 27. Division 15 and 16 <ul><li>In the old versions of MASTERFORMAT, these divisions housed all building service descriptions </li></ul><ul><li>15 – MECHANICAL </li></ul><ul><li>16 – ELECTRICAL </li></ul><ul><li>In the current version of MASTERFORMAT, there is a new subgroup where all building services are specified in seven divisions. </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Division 21 – Fire Suppression </li></ul><ul><li>Division 22 – Plumbing </li></ul><ul><li>Division 23 – HVAC </li></ul><ul><li>Division 25 – Integrated Automation </li></ul><ul><li>Division 26 - Electrical </li></ul><ul><li>Division 27 - Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Division 28 – Electronic Safety & Security </li></ul>FACILITY SERVICES
  29. 29. <ul><li>Division 31 – Earthwork </li></ul><ul><li>Division 32 – Exterior Improvements </li></ul><ul><li>Division 33 – Utilities </li></ul>SITE & INFRASTRUCTURE

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