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Specification Reading Course

January 18, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

$400.00 – $550.00

Join the experts from Conspectus, Inc. for this 5-week course, Starting January 18, 2022, Tuesdays, 4 – 7PM

A contract document set is comprised of contracting requirements, drawings, specifications, and pre-contract revisions (addenda). The drawings and specification sets are complementary to one another. Understanding how to read specifications, how they relate to the drawings, and how they function as a document set will provide knowledge to be used in estimating, construction, and most importantly – risk management.

The following areas will be covered over the 5-week course:

· The Role of the Specifications:

o Documents for Construction

o Bidding Contracts

o Specification


· Relationship between Drawings and Specifications

o What goes where

o The drawings

o The specs

o Coordinating the design process

o Terminology

o Considerations for users of drawings and specifications


· Organization of Specifications

o History of construction specifications

o Organizing specifications according to MasterFormat™


· The Project Manual and Specification Sections

o The Project Manual concept

o Alternative and supplemental formats for the Project Manual


· Format for Specification Sections

o Need for formats for specification sections

o Section Format

o Page Format


· Types of Specifications

o Methods for Writing Specifications


· Bidding Requirements

o Three basic bidding documents


· General Conditions of the Contracts

o Contractual relationships

o Other public agency and corporate general conditions


· Supplementary Conditions of the Contract

o Supplementary Conditions definition


· Bond, Guaranties, and Warranties

· Division 01 – General Requirements


January 18, 2022
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$400.00 – $550.00
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Danielle Hart


Klover, Quakertown
1121 Richland Commerce Drive Suite B
Quakertown, PA 18951 United States
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Cancellation Policy: Registration is financially binding unless cancelled 1 week prior to the date of the class/event.
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