Methods Of Specifying Products With Respect To Contract Document & Specification

PART ONE: METHODS OF SPECIFYING

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completing this course, Trainees will be able to:

  • define and discuss the four methods of specifying including descriptive, proprietary, performance, and reference standard
  • define and discuss nonrestrictive specifications
  • prepare performance specifications
  • define and discuss short form specifications, and
  • define and discuss purchase specifications
PART TWO: SPECIFYING PRODUCTS DURING DESIGN

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completing this course, trainees will be able to:

  • Differentiate between the different types of products
  • Examine the use of warranties in the construction industry
  • Evaluate the process used in the selection of construction products including the methods of obtaining product information and the evaluation of products
  • Explore the various services that suppliers and manufacturers can provide to the design team, and Explore the ways that suppliers and manufacturers can assist in the preparation of specifications and drawings.