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What do reference noting systems do?

They enhance coordination between drawings and specifications.

2

Basic order of drawings in a set.

1. Drawings that define symbols and abbreviations and contain General Information
2. Site and landscaping drawings
3. architectural drawings
4. structural
5. plumbing
6. HVAC
7. electrical.

SSASPHE

3

What is the difference between product data and samples?

Product data provide specific information about a product performance in charts, brochures, diagrams, or instructions.

Samples represent of materials color, texture, finish, workmanship, etc.

4

What does a project manual include?

Technical information, legal and procedural requirements… Including bidding documents, applicable contract forms, documents that relate to equal employment opportunity on labor wage requirements, etc.

5

What do the contract documents not include?

Bidding

6

What do the bid documents not include?

Contract modifications… But they do include contract forms and conditions of the contract

7

What do construction documents include? Six.

1. Bidding requirements
2. Contract forms
3. conditions of the contract
4. specifications and drawings
5. addenda
6. contract modifications

8

What comes between the landscape plan and the floor plan?

Demolition

9

Where does the foundation plan go?

In the beginning of the structural drawings

10

Divisions 1 through 16 are for…

Technical specifications

11

What are the three categories within the CSI masterformat?

Visions, sections, and parts

12

Many divisions are in the master format?

16

13

Within a division, a section describes…

The basic unit of work, such as a specific product your piece of equipment, and it's installation.

For example, division nine, finishes, might include a section on gypsum drywall

14

What is in division 01 through division 10?

Division 01 – General requirements division 02 – existing conditions division 03 – concrete
division 04 – masonry
division 05 – metals
division 06 – wood, plastic, and composites
division 07 – thermal and moisture protection
Division 08 – openings
division 09 – finishes
Division 10 – specialties

15

What is division 12?

Furnishings

16

What is division 13?

special construction

17

What is division 11?

Equipment

18

What is division 14?

Conveying equipment

19

What is division 49, the last division?

Reserved

20

Who or what is responsible for dividing the work among sub contractors?

The general contractor, who is more aware with labor markets and union labor jurisdiction agreements

21

What is the purpose of a master specification?

A standard used to save time and reduce redundant work

22

What is the difference between text-based and knowledge-based master specifications?

Knowledge – based specifications usually dialogue method to access the data bases… While text – based systems are reductive, knowledge – based systems are additive.

23

What is the difference between closed and open proprietary specifications?

Closed specifications require a particular brand or tradename and do not permit substitution.

Open specifications name several (usually three) acceptable materials, products, or systems, and contractors may use any of them.

24

What are reference specifications?

They refer to quality standards a stab list by recognized testing authorities are by the federal government... They referred to minimum levels and are not appropriate or sufficient for the specific application

25

What do you have to put on a standard reference specification?

A date

26

______ specifications are the most detailed of all!

Descriptive

27

What are cash allowance specifications?

When an architect directs bitters to set aside a specified amount of money to be applied to the construction work at the architects direction… In Lieu of a specification

28

If the client has a piece of equipment or material, but the contractor is supposed to install it, what do you want to write on the specification?

Owner furnished – contractor installed

29

Went to clauses in the specifications conflict, which one prevails?

The more specific

30

Went to drawings conflict or are inconsistent, which one prevails?

The more recent... They were made on the same day, large scale detailed drawings will usually prevail over small-scale general drawings (this type of hierarchy can be made part of the construction contract by incorporation in the supplementary conditions)

31

Do you put quantities in the drawings?

No, you put them in the specifications

32

What are two ways to check a consultants work?

Review, or check it yourself

33

What is the definition of construction management?

Activities over and above normal architectural and engineering services, conducted during the pre-design, design, and construction phases, which contribute to the control of time and cost.

34

And does the CM join the project team?

During the design phases... He may later become the constructor

35

If the CM is an advisor, he asked is the owner's agent and provide the owner with impartial technical advice. What is the appropriate AIA form?

Document B801 – CMa
Owner – construction manager agreement

36

If the CM is the constructor, there are two appropriate AIA forms…

Either:

Document A121/CMc

Or

Document A131/CMc

37

Why is an architect liable for his or her consultants work?

Because the architect is the prime professional under contract to the owner

38

Which contract specifically requires the consultant to be responsible for coordinating his or her own work?

The AIA architect – consultant agreement, document C-141