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1

A rough structural wall may be out of plumb by as much as __ in a 10 foot height

1/4"

2

Which construction components allow some of the greatest tolerances?

Concrete footings… Up to 2 inches

3

What is a bound book containing all contract and non-contract documents for a construction project, except the drawings?

A project manual

4

It is in a project manual (7)?

1. Bidding requirements
2. supplements to bid forms
3. contract forms
4. general and supplementary conditions
5. general conditions of the contract
6. supplementary conditions
7. technical specifications

5

Prescriptive specifications are also called…

Closed specifications… They tell the contractor exactly what brand and product to use

6

What is division 01 of the specifications?

General requirements

7

What is division 02 of the specifications?

Existing conditions

8

What is division 11 of the specifications?

Equipment

9

What is division 13 of the specifications?

Construction… Security access, building automation, detection and alarm, fire suppression

10

What is division 03 of the specifications?

Concrete

11

Specifications site and infrastructure subgroup is between divisions __ and __.

Division 30 – division 39

12

Specifications process equipment subgroup is between divisions __ and __.

Division 40 – division 49

13

Specification facility services subgroup is between division __ and division __.

Division 20 – division 29

14

Specifications subgroup facility construction is between division __ and division __.

Division 02 – division 19

15

What is division 04?

Masonry

16

What is division 05?

Metals

17

What is division 06?

Wood, plastics, and composites

18

What is division 07?

Thermal and moisture protection

19

What is division 08?

Openings

20

What is division 09?

Finishes

21

What is division 10?

Specialties

22

What is division 12?

Furnishing

23

What is division 14?

Conveying equipment

24

What is division 22?

Plumbing

25

What is division 23?

Heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning

26

What is division 26?

Electrical

27

What is division 31?

Earthwork

28

What is division 33?

Utilities

29

What is the specifications division that includes items that are not standard and, like visual display boards, lockers, while in order cards, and access flooring? They are small relative to the building and there's usually more than one of them installed.

DiVision 10, specialties

30

What is the specifications division that includes items generally larger and more expensive than those in division 10? Like volts, tell her and security equipment, library commitment, theater and stage equipment, musical equipment… Athletic equipment, mortuary equipment etc.

DiVision 11, equipment

31

Which is the division that includes much larger elements that can almost be thought of as a building within a building? Like air support structures, seismic control, and animal kennels?

Division 13, special construction… Clean rooms, sonnets, planetariums... Pre-engineered structures, hot tubs, and kennels

32

What is the three-part format of a section within a division?

Part one, general
Part two, products
Part three, execution

33

What is part one, general?

Scope of the section, submittals required, project conditions, etc.

34

What is part two, products?

Details for the materials and products themselves, including acceptable manufacturers, standards and test methods

35

It's part three, execution?

How to install, apply... Establish quality control in the field, how to maintain, adjust, clean, protect

36

What is a material safety data sheet?

Listing of product safety information prepared by manufacturers and marketers products containing toxic chemicals

37

What is an exculpatory clause?

Tries to shift responsibility

38

What is in the contract documents (7)?

1. Owner-contractor agreement
2. General conditions of the contract
3. Supplementary conditions, if any
4. Drawings
5. Specifications
6. Addenda
7. Any modifications

39

What is a contract modification?

Change order, construction change directive, written order issued by the architect for minor change, or written amendment to the contract signed by both parties

40

What is project delivery?

Everything that happens until the client is handed his building

41

Who are the three parties involved in the legal concept of agency?

The principal, the agent, and the third party… The owner is the principal, the architect is the agent, and the architect is the third-party Who is considered to be a vendor

42

What is the difference between "multiple prime contract" and "many prime contract"?

"Multiple prime contract" – separated portions of the work, such as mechanical, electrical, and plumbing

"Many prime contract" – usually in fast track construction where one portion of the work needs to start before others