Specifications—Design Professionals' Forgotten Challenge

by Edward R. Fisk, (F.ASCE), Dir.; Construction Services, VTN Consolidated, Inc., Irvine, Calif.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1976, Vol. 102, Issue 2, Pg. 303-306


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Traditional specification writing methods by cut-and-tape are virtually impossible to keep fully corrected for each job. Numerous modern production methods are available, but they are only part of the solution. Deficiencies in the present systems can be corrected by the use of qualified specification engineers, properly budgeted time and costs, and the development of a regular information feedback system from construction inspectors.

Subject Headings: Information systems | Writing skills | Personnel management | Budgets | Construction costs

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