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Publisher Comments:

First published in 1967, the CSI Manual of Practice has been recognized as the standard for project manual preparation and administration.

NEW IN THIS EDITION

  • Covers entire life cycle of a facility
  • Guide to Project Conception for owners, developers, and A/Es
  • Guide to selecting a project delivery method
  • Guide for procurement (bidding/negotiating/purchasing)
  • Construction project administration and management tools
  • Effective transition from construction to facility management
  • New forms

"It is a huge stride forward for CSI to develop a manual that covers the total life cycle of a facility. CSI is one of the few organizations in existence with the representation within it to create a 'balanced' view of such a broad subject." — Mr. Robert Johnson, FCSI, CCS, CCCA, AIA, CSI Past-President

A COMPREHENSIVE RESOURCE FOR CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONALS

There's no better guide for organizing and documenting construction projects than The Project Resource Manual: CSI Manual of Practice. From the first glimmering of a project idea, through every stage of procurement, design, and construction, to facility management, PRM gives you working tools to make every project go smoother and quicker. It helps avoid errors, misunderstandings, and cost overruns, and assists you in reaching the ultimate project goal — coming in on time and within budget, and meeting the owner's requirements.

Used universally throughout the construction industry, The Project Resource Manual is the ideal tool to help you:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the four project teams: owner, design, contractor, and supplier
  • Determine the most appropriate project delivery method
  • Understand the design process and product selection
  • Prepare accurate and enforceable specifications applying the CSI/CSCs UniFormat(tm), MasterFormat(tm), SectionFormat(tm), and PageFormat(tm) for clear, concise, correct, and complete contract documents
  • Coordinate, interpret, and enforce contract documents
  • Effectively administer construction contracts
  • Improve communications among project participants
  • Utilize project resources for effective facility management
  • Plan for existing facility improvements and modifications

Filled with helpful solutions, the new edition of this reference tool gives you a common language and system for organizing, standardizing, retrieving, communicating, and exchanging construction information in an effective and efficient way. Let The Project Resource Manual: CSI Manual of Practice, help improve your company or practice today.

INSIDE: RESOURCES TO BUILD ON:

* Construction Industry Fundamentals * Project Conception * Project Planning and Design * Project Delivery * Construction Documents * Bidding/Negotiating/Purchasing * Managing Construction * Construction Contract Administration * Product Representation * Facilities Management

Synopsis:

The authoritative resource for the organization, preparation, use, and interpretation of construction documents encompassing the entire life cycle of a facility. This new edition considers the need for interdependent processes of design, construction and facility use.

The Fifth Edition expands the scope of the manual to meet the requirements of all participants involved in a construction project in a stage-by-stage progression, including owners, A/Es, design-builders, contractors, construction managers, product representatives, financial institutions, regulatory authorities, attorneys, and facility managers. It promotes a team model for successful implementation.

About the Author

The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), Alexandria, Virginia, is a national professional association that provides format standards to meet the construction industry's need for a common system of organizing and presenting documents. CSI also provides technical information and publications, continuing education, professional conferences, and product shows to assist the professions involved in creating and sustaining the built environment. CSI's 18,000 members in more than 140 chapters include architects, engineers, specifiers, contractors, building owners, facility managers, and product manufacturers. Founded in 1948, CSI is the only organization that serves all the major disciplines involved in facility design and construction.

Table of Contents

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Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Project Conception

Module 3: Project Delivery

Module 4: Design

Module 5: Construction Documents

Module 6: Bidding/Negotiating/Purchasing

Module 7: Construction

Module 8: Facility Management

Keyword Index \n

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780071370042
Author:
Crosbie, Michael J.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Author:
The Construction Specifications Institute
Author:
Construction Specifications Institute
Author:
The, Construction Specifications Institu
Subject:
Building
Subject:
Standards
Subject:
Methods & Materials
Subject:
Professional Practice
Subject:
Construction - General
Subject:
building standards
Subject:
ARCHITECTURE / General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Publication Date:
September 2004
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
660
Dimensions:
11.36x8.22x1.24 in. 3.66 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The authoritative resource for the organization, preparation, use, and interpretation of construction documents encompassing the entire life cycle of a facility. This new edition considers the need for interdependent processes of design, construction and facility use.

The Fifth Edition expands the scope of the manual to meet the requirements of all participants involved in a construction project in a stage-by-stage progression, including owners, A/Es, design-builders, contractors, construction managers, product representatives, financial institutions, regulatory authorities, attorneys, and facility managers. It promotes a team model for successful implementation.

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