The CSI Project Delivery Practice Guide (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 7, 2010 - Architecture - 496 pages
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Get the must-have reference on standards and best practices for the delivery of a construction project.

The CSI Practice Guides are a library of comprehensive references specifi cally and carefully designed for the construction professional. Each book examines important concepts and best practices integral to a particular aspect of the construction process. Laying the foundation for this series, The CSI Project Delivery Practice Guide provides fundamental knowledge for the documentation, administration, and successful delivery of construction projects. It also serves as the pivotal starting point for understanding CSI's core values, as well as a useful study aid for those wishing to obtain the Construction Documents Technologist certificate.

This easy-to-follow guide:

  • Is a great introduction to the construction process for the new practitioner.
  • Functions as a ready reference for the experienced construction professional.
  • Packaged with the book is an access code which allows access to a password-protected web site with bonus content, including a PDF of the printed book and copies of CSI format documents, such as UniFormat and SectionFormat/PageFormat.

The CSI Project Delivery Practice Guide offers general information all construction professionals need for understanding their roles in the delivery of a construction project. Key principles are presented and discussed in detail to allow the reader to take full advantage of material covered in depth by the more specialized CSI Practice Guides. If you can own only one Practice Guide, this is the one to get.

  

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Contents

Acknowledgments
Stakeholders and Participants
Facility Life Cycle
Codes Regulations and Standards
Contracts and Legal Issues
Project Planning
Project Delivery
Design
Design Documents
Product Selection and Evaluation
Construction Documents
Procurement
Construction
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

THE CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS INSTITUTE (CSI) is a national association dedicated to creating standards and formats to improve construction documents and project delivery. The organization, which has 146 chapters, is unique in the industry in that its members are a cross-section of specifiers, architects, engineers, contractors, and building materials suppliers. CSI is renowned in the industry for its rigorous certifi cation programs for professionals seeking to improve their knowledge of accurate and concise construction documents.

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