· Metal Restoration and Cleaning. Back to Top of Page. Division 6, Wood and Plastics. · Basic Wood and Plastic Materials and Methods. CSI Master Format Residential Specification. Contracting Officer Division 01 00 General Requirements. Division 02 00 Existing Conditions. MasterFormat™ MasterFormat™ Division 00 – Procurement and Contracting Requirements. Construction CSI suggests some Level 4 numbers.

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Fire suppression systems 204 is in the new Fire Suppression division section 21 07 A growing number of architectural, engineering and construction firms also are converting. So is energy efficiency. A new section-numbering system using six digits in pairs, instead of five digits, that expands more than a hundredfold the level 3 sections possible in each division. General An increase to 50 divisions from Those are tools for doing a better, more intelligent job of specifying insulation.

This section needs to be updated. Expanding Beyond 16 Divisions Since the early s, MasterFormat organized project data 20004 16 divisions, with each division made up of section numbers and titles, the building blocks of any project manual. Construction materials also have advanced.


With its edition, MasterFormat saw the biggest rewrite in its history. Building materials Construction documents. With its new edition MasterFormat has become broader and deeper.

And it goes beyond buildings to address horizontal construction, such as roads, rail and utilities. New topics concerning construction projects can be assimilated readily and systematically as materials, methods and technologies advance. A relatively new strategy to classify the built environment, named OmniClass, [8] incorporates the work results classification in its Table 22 Work Results.


SpecsIntact Specifications Kept Intactis an automated specification processing system for preparing certain government facility construction projects using standard master specifications, called Master Text or Masters, supplied by each of three government agencies. The information contained in MasterFormat is organized in a standardized outline format within 50 Divisions 16 Divisions pre From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Those who know the old Division 7 should adapt easily to the new edition.

Owners are attracted to the new edition because its expanded scope provides for project performance specifications. MasterFormat users have several tools available with the new edition for transitioning from a previous version. Lastly, it covers process engineering construction, such as assembly lines and the manufacturing plants containing them.

MasterFormat was becoming less useful as an information management standard. Better locations, easily identified. The purpose of this format is to assist the user to organize information into distinct groups when creating contract divjsions, and to assist the user searching for specific information in consistent locations. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Greg Ceton May 1, Divisionns example, data slots for lightning protection, fire suppression, and detection and alarm were contained in Division 13 Special Construction instead of Division 15 Mechanical or Division 16 Electrical because Division 13 had room.

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The number of MasterFormat instructors trained and accredited by CSI will continue to grow as more seminars to train them are held this year. Views Read Edit View history.


Retrieved 28 May MasterFormat is used throughout the construction industry to format specifications for construction contract documents.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Education Options InCSI plans to provide education at architectural, engineering and construction firms, corporations, government agencies and other organizations.

In addition to providing for more detail, MasterFormat Edition has moved data slots for certain other types of insulation for more meaningful organization. It has been revised already.

Sessions will address differences between the and editions, best practices and implementation strategies. The industry is evolving too fast for that. Standardizing the presentation of such information improves communication among all parties involved in construction projects.

They include transportation, utility and marine construction. May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Site and Infrastructure Subgroup Divisions This subgroup expands MasterFormat to cover site and heavy civil projects.

Process Equipment Subgroup Divisions This subgroup expands MasterFormat to address manufacturing, water and wastewater treatment, power generation and other types of process engineering projects. Archived from masterforma original on 22 March The Keyword Index lists terms and recommends section numbers for them.