It is CSI’s recommended organization of information within an individual specification section. The consistency introduced by following SectionFormat promotes. About CSI: The Construction Specifications Institute is a professional association MasterFormat,™ SectionFormat™, PageFormat™, UniFormat™, National. Enter CSC/CSI SectionFormat. SectionFormat subscribes to the theory all requirements found in a specification can be organized into one of.

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Maintaining the same font throughout the section and Project Manual is recommended for ease in preparation and editing. Distance from Bottom Edge: Subparagraph Format Subparagraphs must be indented farther from the left than their “parent” paragraph or subparagraph.

SectionFormat/ PageFormat. The Recommended Format for Construction Specifications Sections

Mechanically fastened KEE membrane roofing system. Or these same article titles can be sectionformzt independently to specify multiple products or materials. For project information, the most important item is project identification, such as project name and location. Natural local rock, artificial, or sandstone boulders, in size and colors as selected by Architect.

SectionFormat/ PageFormat. The Recommended Format for Construction Specifications Sections – PDF

Describes administrative and procedural requirements unique to the section. To further improve navigation, Article titles may be in bold font.

Identify the approvals required here, but if the actual requirements are to be specified, include them in other appropriate locations in the section. Include requirements for coordinating work that requires unusual scheduling with work in other sections.

Include requirements for coordinating work that must be done in sequence with, or at the same time as, work in another section. When only one of the subordinate titles is required, this Article title may be omitted and the subordinate title may be used as a primary Article title. Indicate requirements for quality control and related quality assurance for on-site activities and installed materials, manufactured units, equipment, components, and accessories.


The general sectoonformat, size, format, and quantity of product data submittals are procedural requirements, which should be included in Division It reduces the chance of omissions or duplications in a specification section.


Underlining includes URL identification. Mortar for concrete unit masonry. Blank space at End of Section: When the specification requires a Contractor Quality Control Program, the Contractor shall establish, provide, and. Coiling Counter Fire Doors. Mix design or proportioning may be included here seftionformat as a characteristic of the product above, under sectionfomrat.

Addressable interface More information. It is always better to spell out or describe in words to ensure comprehension. Cross-referencing here may also be used to coordinate assemblies or systems whose components may span multiple sections and which must meet certain performance requirements as an assembly or system.

This specification includes the furnishing, More information. Describe methods to be used for measurement of quantities. Manufacturer and model number for each joint system. Schedules, tables, illustrations, or forms added after the End sectkonformat Section for convenience or clarity. Factory finishing methods are usually dictated by the type of finish and the manufacturers’ preference. Identify the type and quantity here, but include the actual characteristics of the materials in Part 2.

BSD – CSI’s 3 Part Section Format

When used in conjunction with “Action Submittal” and “Informational Submittal” headings, this Article should be aligned at the same level. Article titles are in uppercase font with no end punctuation.


The updates also reflect changes in the industry related to advancements in information technology and electronic publishing. SectionFormat provides a uniform approach to organizing subject matter within each specification section.

Shop drawings are prepared specifically for the project to illustrate details, dimensions, and other data necessary for satisfactory fabrication or construction that are not shown in the contract documents.

CSA AM, standard masonry type; clean, dry; protected from dampness, freezing, or foreign matter. The name assigned by Sectionfogmat to identify a specific section. Describe factory, shop, and field finish materials unless specified in other sections. Product or placement schedules and lists. Both concepts clearly acknowledge that specs are not produced with an IBM Selectric Typewriter anymore.

If tools for the product of this Section are to be delivered to the Owner, include them here as accessory products. If the Contractor may choose from more than one mutually exclusive option in this Section, describe how the Contractor must choose. The page number dectionformat of the sectilnformat number followed by a hyphen and the sequential section page number.

Use the subordinate Article titles below to list qualification requirements for the following entities where the selection is at the option of the Contractor.