55 New Specification Sections and Companion Research Information Added to Enhance User Experience
Salt Lake City, Utah (February26,2014)— ARCOM is pleased to announce that MasterSpec Small Project has been enhanced to include 55 new sections. Architects and specifiers will now have access to over 320 sections commonly used for small projects. The additional sections include sustainable design requirements, re-roofing preparation, waterproofing and roofing, snow guards, chair lifts, and much more. These abridged specification sections are developed specifically for projects limited in size, scope, and duration, with simpler contractual requirements.
In response to growing client demand, MasterSpec Small Project now features some of the tools and resources included in the flagship MasterSpec software, namely Supporting Documents and Paragraph Builder, two of the most popular tools. MasterSpec Supporting Documents feature checklists, tips, and background research information, helping specification writers improve their efficiency while also reminding them of items that might be overlooked when compiling specification projects. Paragraph Builder is a cloud-based time-saving tool that hosts manufacturer and product information that are continuously and automatically updated.
MasterSpec Small Project is preferred when architects, engineersand specifiersare working on residential, light commercial, renovation, anddesign-build projects, as well as facilities management and interior fit-out work.
ARCOM is the leader in specifications and exclusively publishes MasterSpec and MasterSpec Small Project for TheAmericanInstituteofArchitects for use by architects, engineers, landscape architects, specification writers, and design professionals involved in building projects.
ARCOM owns and publishes SpecText for use by civil and environmental engineers for infrastructure projects, including water, waste water, and sanitary engineering.
ARCOM's MasterSpec review committees and full-time staff of researchers, specifications writers, editors, and consultants provide specifiers with the most thoroughly researched and reviewed specifications in the industry. ARCOM also provides the extensive product and manufacturer information through cloud-based resources, custom manufacturer specifications, and the SpecBuilder Expert platform.
ARCOM's SpecWare suite of innovative specification software tools dramatically simplifies specification creation, research, and use. The SpecWare suite includes easy-to-use Master works word-processing plug-in, Altarix Q&A project and office mastered it or, and BIM integration.
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