MasterFormat® is a master list of numbers and titles classified by work results or construction practices, used throughout the North American construction industry to organize project manuals, detailed cost information, and relate drawing notations to specifications.
PLEASE NOTE: MasterFormat does NOT INCLUDE PRE-WRITTEN SPECIFICATIONS.
If you need specifications templates that you can use to prepare project specifications, contact Spex.ca for assistance.
MasterFormat comes with a download that includes the following files:
MasterFormat 2011 Update – full pdf file of the current edition, including additional descriptive information about titles and a keyword index
MasterFormat 2011 Update numbers and titles – a pdf file listing the numbers and titles with no additional information
MasterFormat 2011 electronic transition matrix – an Excel file giving transition information from the 2004 and 1995 editions to the 2011 update, and listing all 2011 update numbers and titles
MasterFormat provides a standard filing and retrieval scheme that's used throughout the construction industry and can be used throughout the project life cycle. Construction projects use many different kinds of delivery methods, products, and installation methods, but one thing is common to all – the need for effective teamwork by the many parties involved to ensure the correct and timely completion of work. The successful completion of projects requires effective communication amongst the people involved, and that in turn requires easy access to essential project information. MasterFormat enables all of these things.
The MasterFormat 2011 Update replaces the 2010 edition and all previous editions. It is produced jointly by the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) and Construction Specifications Canada (CSC).
CSC Member Price: $119.00 CSC Non-Member Price: $169.00.
Please contact Spex.ca office to acquire CSC Member pricing.