There are 4 basic methods of specifications that can be used with a variety of styles that express office practice philosophy and should be adapted to specific project requirements. Available commercial specification systems have differing styles that may need to be modified to achieve firm and project goals. Join David Stutzman and Louis Medcalf for a discussion of how project delivery and client requirements affect how specifications should be written.
• Basic methods and when they should be used.
• What stylistic text contractors hate.
• What is necessary, what is eyewash, and what is weasel word text.
• Adapting manufacturer example specifications.