Construction Specifications Practice Guide

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Note – CSI is in the process of updating the exam body of knowledge and certification exams during 2019-2020. This Practice Guide will continue to serve as source and reference material for examination preparation, however it may be replaced as the most current source material for the 2020-2021 exams. This notice applies to CCCA, CCS and CCPR exams.


The CCCA, CCS and CCPR exams will not be offered during the 2019 test cycles.


The specifications writing reference--and 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 construction 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 the best practices for managing project information, work with Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Integrated Project Delivery, and writing sustainable design specifications. Other materials covered in this guide includes:


* The collected Construction Specifications Institute 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 downloadable a copy of the publication with bonus content, including PDF of the printed book and copies of CSI format documents, such as CSI Forms™, UniFormat™, MasterFormat®, SectionFormat™/PageFormat™> and GreenFormat


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.


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