The CSI construction product representation practice guide / the Construction Specifications Institute.

Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2013]
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"This book offers comprehensive, authoritative coverage of best practices for effective construction product representation. Readers will find complete guidance on how to prepare and use documents, how to choose the appropriate products for a given project, and what role to play in the construction process and in an Integrated Product Delivery (IPD) workflow. A must-have resource for anyone studying for the Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR) Exam, the book also features a companion website with a PDF file of the book as well as CSI format documents, such as Uniformat and Sectionformat/Pageformat"-- Provided by publisher.
"This text provides information on best practices for effective and professional construction product representation, including: Principles of effective product representation Comprehensive knowledge of, and preparation and use of construction documents The kinds of information that clients require to select appropriate products to meet project requirements General knowledge of the construction process and the roles the construction product representative can play in it The role the product representative plays in an Integrated Product Delivery (IPD) workflow "-- Provided by publisher.
Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1 Background 1.2 The Construction Specifications Institute 1.3 Reference Document 1.4 The Practice Guide Structure 1.5 Terminology 1.6 The Construction Product Representative 1.7 Project Life Cycle Chapter 2 Product Representation 2.1 Product Representation: 2.2 Educational Background 2.3 Personal Characteristics 2.4 Proficiency 2.5 Forms of Representation 2.6 Working with the Project Team 2.7 Communication Relationships 2.9 Determining the Target Market 2.10 Developing Leads 2.11 Contacting Decision Makers 2.12 Product Information 2.13 Loose Information 2.14 Distributing Product Information 2.15 Product Presentations 2.16 Calls 2.17 Forms of Presentation 2.19 Activities and Deliverables 2.20 Summary Chapter 3 Formats 3.1 Formats 3.2 Hierarchy of Formats 3.3 SectionFormat 3.4 PageFormat 3.5 GreenFormat ? 3.6 Summary Chapter 4 Project Team - Roles and Responsibilities 4.1 The Project Team 4.2 Project Participants 4.3 Project Team Participation Chapter 5 Project Delivery 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Services 5.2.1 Design Services 5.2.2 Construction Services 5.3 Factors Affecting Project Delivery 5.5 Project Delivery Methods And Services 5.6 The Project Team 5.7 Summary Chapter 6 Design Phase Activities 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Design Processes and Phases 6.3 Design Considerations 6.4 Product Evaluation and Selection 6.5 Quality 6.6 Controlling The Variables 6.7 Cost Estimating And Value Analysis 6.8 Schematic Design Documentation 6.9 Design Development Documentation Chapter 7 Construction Documents 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Methods Of Specifying 7.3 Specification Language 7.4 Writing Style 7.5 Vocabulary 7.6 Preparing Specifications 7.7 Specifying Workmanship 7.8 Drawing Trends 7.9 Terminology and Abbreviations 7.10 Responsibility for Coordination Chapter 8 Procurement Phase Activities 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Pricing 8.3 Project Information 8.4 Bidding 8.5 Negotiating 8.6 Subcontracting 8.7 Award Of Contract 8.8 Purchasing Of Goods 8.9 Agreements 8.10 Summary Chapter 9 Construction Phase Activities 9.1 Introduction 9.2 Construction 9.3 Understanding The Documents 9.4 Administering Construction Based On Delivery Methods 9.5 Contractor's Project Manager 9.6 Roles And Responsibilities 9.7 Pre-Construction 9.8 Meetings 9.9 Submittals 9.10 Site Visits, Observation, And Inspection 9.11 Quality Assurance And Quality Control 9.12 Interpretations And Modifications 9.13 Product Delivery And Installation 9.14 Claims And Disputes 9.15 Measurement And Payment 9.16 Summary Chapter 10 Project Closeout 10.1 Participant Roles 10.2 Closeout Meeting 10.3 Time of Completion 10.4 Commissioning 10.5 Closeout Submittals 10.6 Final Change Order 10.7 Liquidated Damages-Penalty/Bonus Clauses 10.8 Final Inspection and Final Payment 10.9 Closeout 10.11 Post-construction Services 10.8 Post-construction Assistance 10.9 Post-construction Phase 10.11 Project Feedback 10.12 Developing a Construction Contract Administration Guide Chapter 11 Facility Management 11.1 What is it? 11.2 Who is it? 11.3 The role of the FM 11.4 Operations & Maintenance 11.5 Types of Maintenance 11.6 Budgets 11.7 Documents for Life Cycle Activities 11.8 Summary Chapter 12 Sustainable Design and Construction 12.1 Sustainable Design and Construction 12.2. Sustainability 12.3 Domestic (US and Canadian) 'Green' Building Rating Systems 12.4 Owner 12.5. Energy Performance and Conservation 12.6. Product and System Evaluation Chapter 13 Summary .
Includes index.
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