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 thedelivery of a construction project.

The CSI Practice Guides are a library of comprehensivereferences specifi cally and carefully designed for theconstruction professional. Each book examines important conceptsand best practices integral to a particular aspect of theconstruction process. Laying the foundation for this series, TheCSI Project Delivery Practice Guide provides fundamentalknowledge for the documentation, administration, and successfuldelivery of construction projects. It also serves as the pivotalstarting point for understanding CSI's core values, as well as auseful study aid for those wishing to obtain the ConstructionDocuments Technologist certificate.

This easy-to-follow guide:

  • Is a great introduction to the construction process for the newpractitioner.
  • Functions as a ready reference for the experienced constructionprofessional.
  • Packaged with the book is an access code whichallows access to a password-protected web site with bonuscontent, including a PDF of the printed book and copies of CSIformat documents, such as UniFormat andSectionFormat/PageFormat.

The CSI Project Delivery Practice Guide offers generalinformation all construction professionals need for understandingtheir roles in the delivery of a construction project. Keyprinciples are presented and discussed in detail to allow thereader to take full advantage of material covered in depth by themore specialized CSI Practice Guides. If you can own only onePractice 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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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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