What projects can I specify with this library?

  • Detention enclosures
  • Security access doors and frames
  • Detention doors and frames
  • Security windows
  • Detention windows
  • Detention door hardware
  • Security glazing
  • Security ceilings
  • Detention specialties
  • Detention furniture
  • Security plumbing fixtures
  • Access control
  • Intrusion detection
  • Video surveillance
  • Detention monitoring and control
  • Security fencing and gates

Security and Detention Specification Library

Over 80 Premium, Professional, or Outline specification sections in the most current version of MasterFormat™.

Security and Detention Consultants save valuable time with specifications written especially for prisons, jails, courthouses, and other detention, correctional, and secure facilities.

Reviewed by the AIA's Committee on Architecture for Justice and the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons, MasterSpec's Security & Detention Library offers all the information you need for these specialty projects.

Tables of Contents
Sample Sections - 281643 Perimeter Security Systems
Basic 37k Download Premium (Comprehensive text) 281643 82k Download
S&D Supplement to A/S/C Basic 42k Download Professional (Full but streamlined text) 281643 74k Download
    Outline 281643 13k Download


Supporting Documents

MasterSpec is the ONLY specification system that has a set of Supporting Documents, comprehensive background research information, for each specification section. Supporting Documents consist of:

  • Summary
  • Evaluations
  • Drawing Coordination Checklist
  • Specification Coordination Checklist

What do I get with my MasterSpec License?

  • Thoroughly researched specifications
  • Extensive instructions and tips
  • Comprehensive background information
  • Site-based (not seat-based) license
  • Regular Updates
  • Masterworks software
  • SpecAgent and Product MasterSpec resources
  • Web resources
  • CSI-formatted documents
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MasterSpec Specification Formats

MasterSpec Premium - The most comprehensive solution for moderate- to large- scale, extensive, or complex projects. Use for varied bidding and contracting situations including publicly bid projects. Provide detailed quality assurance and installation procedures.

MasterSpec Professional - Full specifications but streamlined for the most common project types and contractual requirements. Professional sections may be used seamlessly with the Premium sections.

MasterSpec Outline - For use during the schematic and design development phases of the project to document design decisions and for cost estimating.

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