MasterSpec Master Specifications for:

  • Architects
  • Specification writers / consultants
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Electrical engineers
  • Landscape architects
  • Interior designers
  • Roofing professionals
  • Communication specialists
  • Fire protection engineers
  • Security & detention specialists
  • Owners/facility managers
  • Government agencies
  • LEED accredited professionals

What is MasterSpec?

MasterSpec is the preeminent master guide specification system, complete with pre-written technical specifications for all project types, comprehensive background research information in the form of the MasterSpec Supporting Documents, and the SpecWare family of specification productivity tools.

Comprehensive technical specifications, with extensive tips and instructions to the specifier for use on your project specifications and office masters

  Libraries for your practice:
Architectural/Structural/Civil Specifications
Interiors Specifications
Roofing & Waterproofing Specifications
Engineering Specifications
Structural/Civil/Landscape Specifications
Structural Specifications
Site Civil Specifications
Landscape Architecture Specifications
Mechanical/Electrical Specifications
Mechanical Specifications
Electrical Specifications
Communications Specifications
  Specialized Libraries:
  Historic Preservation Specifications
Small Project Specifications

Supporting Documents, which are composed of carefully researched background information on each topic, including:

  • Summary – Overview of section scope
  • Evaluations – Industry-recognized as the “Green Sheets,” a qualitative overview of products and discussions of recent technologies, including:
    • Testing procedures and applicable codes
    • Application and implementation suggestions
    • Environmental considerations, including LEED information
  • Drawing & Specification Coordination Checklists

Formats for your project type, cost, phase, and complexity:

  • Premium – Comprehensive specifications for all project types including complex projects and contractual requirements
  • Professional – Full but streamlined specifications for typical projects and contractual requirements
  • Outline – Preliminary specifications for design development and schematic phases
  • Small Project – Abridged specifications for your simpler or smaller projects

Masterspec Specification Types and Packages
(Full but Streamlined)
Standard Libraries & Packages Basic Expanded Basic Expanded Basic Expanded
Roofing & Waterproofing      
Site Civil      
Landscape Architecture      
(All sections)

Specialized Libraries
Historic Preservation      
Small Project (abridged format)  

Basic - Includes most commonly used sections for your typical projects
Expanded - Basic + Supplimental (specialty sections)

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