MASTERSPEC

MASTERSPEC

A proprietary master specification for the construction industry developed by the American Institute of Architects.
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MasterFormat number filtering, aligned with MasterSpec sections, enables architect, engineer, contractor and owner users to find the brands, products and transparency disclosures, by division and section, to meet project and green building rating system requirements.
Through this partnership, specification details for VIVOTEK USAs unique products will be included in Avitrus MasterSpec, the industrys most trusted source of specification content.
The company is licensed in a dozen states, including Colorado, and uses the latest Industry software, including REVIT MEP AutoCAD, Micro Station, as well as the latest versions of MasterSpec, AGI and ETAP.
Arcom, owned by Alpine Investors V SBIC, LP, a fund at private equity firm Alpine Investors, is the publisher of the master guide specification system MasterSpec, a product of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
He said he also talked with Masterspec about using its product, rather than his company's existing specs, and also talked with pump manufacturers about package pump systems.
The two most widely used systems of prepared guide specifications are Masterspec and Spectext.
This 300-page guide includes detailed information on more than 1,200 carefully screened products, from access flooring to zero-VOC paints, along with guideline specification language organized in the industry-standard 16-divison CSI MasterSpec system.
"It's a regulation that architects and building owners need to be aware of because it's illegal in this country to sell carpet that's not passed this test," says Maryrose McGowan, a Cambridge, MA-based architect and specifications writer for MasterSpec, a product of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Washington.
It contains two initial components: SweetSearch, an automated product search system tied directly to the print catalog, and SweetSpec, an automated, interactive specification-writing service that is based on the American Institute of Architects' MASTERSPEC.
Arcom, the specifications-writing, American Institute of Architects-aligned entity behind the benchmark MasterSpec reference for architectural, engineering and construction professionals, has announced Avitru.
Military, the IA MasterSpec, Spec Link, the Canadian Government's National Master Specification.