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What CSI division is insulation?

Division 07 – Roofing, Waterproofing and Insulation.

What is the difference between Masterformat and UniFormat?

The differences between two the formats is that Masterformat organizes the building design by the material of the project. The Uniformat is a method that organizes the building design in a way that links the systems of the project.

What are the two main uses of specifications?

Purposes of Specifications

  • To show the strength of construction material or construction work.
  • To show the ratio of concrete or mortar ingredients.
  • TO show the type of material like type of wood, glass etc.
  • To show the color of construction material.
  • To show the clauses of contracts.
  • To show the cost of material.

What is a reference specification?

A specification that calls out a material, product or method based on the requirements of testing standards written by organizations such as ASTM, UL, ASHRAE, etc.

What is a performance spec?

A performance specification is a document that specifies the operational requirements of a component or installation. Simply put, a performance specification tells the contractor what the final installed product must be capable of doing.

What is in a functional specification document?

A Functional Specification Document (FSD) is a document designed to give an overview of how a software system, mobile app or web app functions. The document gives a detailed step-by-step outline of each item’s functionality and flow.

How do you specify a product?

4 Ways to Specify Products that Every Manufacturer Should Know

  1. First there are performance specifications. …
  2. Second, there are industry reference standards and testing protocols like UL, ANSI, ISO, ASTM and many others. …
  3. Third, there are generic descriptions of product features.

What is a closed specification?

A closed specification lists specific products, systems and manufacturers, with no alternatives or mechanisms to apply a substitution. Closed specifications are most often seen when matching a specification to an existing building, or when an exact duplication is important.

What should a specification include?

What should be included in a specification?

  • Price format.
  • For Services: day/hourly/all-inclusive rates (total cost)
  • Quality.
  • Quantity.
  • Required supplier experience.
  • Size / dimensions.
  • Performance.
  • Installation / maintenance / servicing / warranty.