CSI Presentation on Wednesday

Collaborative Construction

CSI, Cincinnati Chapter Education Day Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! This Wednesday, November 28, I will be discussing the use of building information modeling (BIM) throughout the life cycle of BIM enabled infrastructure and facilities.

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Weekly Product Gallery: Toto, Clean-Fit, Reed, Moen, CSI, PPG

Contractor Magazine

This week's gallery highlights a high-tech toilet, spray-on thermal shield gel, a cordless water transfer pump, a smart water monitoring device, an expanded control panel line, and a fast-acting construction adhesive

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State of Utah Consolidates Labs, Ups Its CSI Capabilities

ENR Construction

As 2016 comes to a close, Salt Lake City-based general contractor Big-D is putting finishing touches on the final phase of Utah’s new Unified State Laboratory complex in the Salt Lake City suburb of Taylorsville

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Commercial Construction CSI – How to Uncover the Demons in Your Construction Site

Commercial Construction

It was a case for the Englewood Construction CSI team. Englewood Construction's team is always ready to solve the latest construction CSI case. KA-BOOM! We were pulling a feeder cable through a Chicago retail construction project when we heard the explosion.

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CSI: Revitalizing the brand to achieve the mission

BD+C

CSI is revitalizing its brand as part of its continued pursuit of its mission: improving facility performance through better communication in the commercial-level construction industry.

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AIA, CSI, and NIBS publish updated national CAD standard

BD+C

The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) and National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) released the newest edition of the United States National CAD Standard (NCS). The nation’s leading computer-aided design (CAD) standard has been updated.

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AIA, CSI, and NIBS publish updated national CAD standard, includes new BIM module

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) and National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) released the newest edition of the United States National CAD Standard (NCS). The nation’s leading computer-aided design (CAD) standard has been updated.

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CSI webinar on August 21 focuses on electronic energy control.

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What Effect Will CSI’s Endorsement of AIA’s Digital Practice Documents Have on the Design and Construction Industry?

Construction Dive

What tangible effect, if any, will the Construction Specifications Institute’s (CSI) recent endorsement of the digital practice documents that the American Institute of Architects (AIA) published last year have on the design and construction industry?

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CSI Revit (Part II): Tracking down the culprit

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We left with how to read journal files, and a suggestion on practicing reading them. Today, we're going to talk about where and how they can come in use for some computer forensic detective work. Allow me to set the scene.

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CSI Revit (Part I): How to read the crime scene.

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Do you know what a journal file is? If you have dealt with Autodesk support on an extended issue y ou may have been asked to submit journal files, but you may still not quite know what they are.

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CSI’s sustainability practice group offers webinar on EPA's WaterSense Program

BD+C

The Construction Specification Institute’s sustainability practice group is offering a webinar Nov. 20 on EPA’s WaterSense Program, featuring Lynn Gilleland, drinking water specialist with EPA’s New England office. This presentation will focus on the required criteria for WaterSense-labeled new homes and also the soon-to-be-released "WaterSense at Work", a comprehensive set of water-efficient best management practices created to help commercial and industrial facilities manage water use.

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OMNICLASS – BIM Strategy

Building Information Management

Sources – omniclass.org, CSI). Learn about CSI/CSC MasterFormat. Learn about CSI/CSC UniFormat. Uncategorized BIM CSI OmniClass standard standars STRATEGYOmniClass. The OmniClass Construction Classification System (known as OmniClass™ or OCCS) is a classification system for the construction industry.

BIM Level of Development Specification – LOD

Building Information Management

The LOD Specification utilizes the basic LOD definitions developed by the AIA for the AIA G202-2013 Building Information Modeling Protocol Form1 and is organized by CSI Uniformat 2010. Uncategorized 2013 BIM CSI level of development lod NBIMS NBIMS-US specification Uniformat

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CAD Shack: Central States Revit Workshop 2012 - Registration is.

CAD Shack

Sponsored by CSI Nebraska and RUGON - Revit User Group of Nebraska , it is scheduled for Friday, September 21 st and Saturday, September. Wednesday, June 20, 2012. Central States Revit Workshop 2012 - Registration is Open.

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New Hampshire Company Faces $230,400 in OSHA Fines

Construction Equipment

CSI) in danger of falling, being crushed and deafened due to a lack of required safeguards. A manufacturer of large concrete formwork, CSI faces $230,400 in proposed fines. An agency that supplies CSI with temporary workers, Marathon Staffing Services Inc.,

The Construction Specifications Institute Endorses AIA’s Design Build Documents

Construction Superintendent Magazine

This endorsement follows a thorough review of the 2014 documents by CSI liaisons to the AIA Contract Documents Committee and by the CSI Technical Committee, both of which analyzed the documents for good industry practice, consistency and alignment with CSI core technical values. Given the diversity of CSI’s membership, AIA’s Design-Build agreements present a highly desirable means of establishing project teams to meet owner performance requirements.”.

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Total Construction Cost Visibility and Transparency with LEAN

Job Order Contracting

Total construction cost visibility and transparency are available with 4BT’s LEAN planning, procurement, and project delivery. Traditional construction delivery methods are incompatible with best value outcomes. Consistently Achieve Best Value Construction Outcomes.

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LEAN Project Management for Best Value Construction Delivery

Job Order Contracting

A common data environment, including a locally researched detailed line item construction cost database organization using CSI Masterformat, is an exclusive and critical component of the 4BT-PE cloud solution.

Construction Specifications Institute Takes in Kennebunk High School

PC Construction

Approximately 30 members of Maine’s Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) toured the ongoing $42.8 million renovation and expansion project at Kennebunk High School (KHS) on Tuesday night. KHS is the third and final facility to be. All Education & Campus Projects

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The Proven Construction Project Delivery System

Job Order Contracting

Common data environment, including a locally researched unit price detailed unit price book organized using CSI Masterformat.

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Digital Twin – Aligning the physical and functional status of buildings and other physical objects with a corresponding digital model makes it possible to monitor and optimally manage capital reinvestment throughout their life-cycle.

Job Order Contracting

Aligning the physical and functional status of buildings and other physical objects with a corresponding digital model makes it possible to monitor and optimally manage capital reinvestment throughout their life-cycle.

How to use ETABS 2015 for designing a Reinforced Concrete Building efficiently

Construction Cost Estimating

This is an exclusive construction video that demonstrate how to use ETABS 2015, the incorporated software package toward the structural analysis and design of buildings, to create the design of a reinforced concrete building having ramp and wall.

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Selecting a JOC Unit Price Book

Job Order Contracting

Line items are organized using CSI MasterFormat and MasterFormat Divisions and levels. 4BT is licensed and authorized by the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI).

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Is the Justice Department Cracking Down on Violations of Immigration Law within the Construction Industry?

Construction Dive

CSI), a business headquartered in metropolitan Atlanta. DOJ alleged that CSI engaged in discriminatory documentary practices during the employment eligibility verification process in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Federal officials have wrapped up another enforcement action against a construction company over alleged violations of U.S. immigration law. Last week, the U.S.

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2019 Construction Cost Estimating

Job Order Contracting

Common data format (CDE) – Use CSI MasterFormt (50 division) to organize data as well as UNIFORMAT for higher level groupings. B est practice, consistent, and efficient construction cost estimating should consider Owner, Builder, and AE requirements.

OpenJOC(TM)  LEAN JOB ORDER CONTRACTING SOLUTIONS

Job Order Contracting

Industry standards terms and definitions, in plain English, are used with breakdowns for labor, material, and equipment costs (organized using CSI MasterFormat – 4BT is a licensed CSI MasterFormat provider). OpenJOC TM LEAN JOB ORDER CONTRACTING SOLUTIONS. ­­.

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Digital Dryshack #92: 6 Tips: P6 Scheduling for D.O.D., 2016

Cassell Construction Estimating

The 48-Division CSI MasterFormat codes are required Activity Codes […]. We’ve recently returned from our 3-day, “P6 for Government Contracts” training session for Dawson Construction in Honolulu. One significant takeaway that reinforced what we were already noticing is that new government personnel are changing NAVFAC’s & USACE’s scheduling specs for recent projects.

Digital Dryshack #84: 3 reasons to adopt Masterformat 2010

Cassell Construction Estimating

This month we’re also offering a complementary consultation if you want to discuss converting from CSI 1005 to CSI MF-2010 at your company.

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Improve Construction Productivity 50%+

Job Order Contracting

Leverage a locally researched unit price book , with full labor, material, and equipment details, within an truly open environment and organized with CSI Masterformat 50 division. Improve Construction Productivity 50%+ with LEAN renovation, repair, and minor new construction processes and a common data environment, embedded within cloud technology. Learn how LEAN workflows improves collaboration, accountability, and provide financial transparency. Improve design team productivity by 50%+.

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LOD – Level of Development – buildingSmart – BimFORUM

Job Order Contracting

On the good side, CSI UNIFORMAT II is used as a means of organization. UniFormat TM published by CSI and Construction Specifications Canada (CSC), and are used with permission from CSI. LOD – Level of Development buildingSmart International.

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SAFTI FIRST introduces the largest fire resistive multilam, fire resistive butt-glazed assemblies, new fire resistive aluminum framing, and fire resistive curved glass make-ups

BD+C

SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, recently debuted new products at the GlassBuild Show in Las Vegas and the CSI Construct Show in Baltimore.

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Job Order Contracting

CSI Masteformat) Mutual trust and respect Shared risk and reward Required initial and ongoing training Continuous improvement Owner leadership. What is OPEN Job Order Contracting ? LEAN Construction Services Procurement and Project Delivery.

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Why Facilities Repair, Renovation, and Construction Projects Fail

Job Order Contracting

Non-standardized and non-centralized information – One example is the failure to consistently use locally researched detailed line item construction cost data and associated organization using CSI MasterFormat. Poor Leadership – Owner leadership and competency is critical.

Job Order Contract Unit Price Book Basics

Job Order Contracting

The following are important considerations when selecting a Job Order Contract Unit Price Book … CSI MasterFormat – 50 Divisions. Clear description in plain English for each task/line item. Labor, equipment, and material costs, as appropriate for each line item.

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DD# 82: Cost Coding to Project Bid Items

Cassell Construction Estimating

For GC’s, we recommend a modified CSI Masterformat structure. Discussing job cost coding with some of our self-performing contractor clients, we sometimes hear that they often use the Owner’s Project Bid Items as a simple and useful structure for cost coding their work on the project.

Several ‘Significant’ Changes Made to MasterFormat

Construction Dive

There are several new and significant revisions to MasterFormat, which is used to organize construction documents for commercial, industrial, and institutional building projects in the United States and Canada, according to the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), the organization that authored the indexing system.

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Actionable Construction Cost Data for Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contracting

CSI Masterformat data architecture. Key characteristics of actionable construction cost data for Job Order Contracting … Independent Source. Locally Researched. Clear concise definitions in plain English. Full details – labor, material, equipment, crew.

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Move Beyond Spreadsheets for Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contracting

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LEAN Construction and Communication

Job Order Contracting

Use standard classification systems such as CSI MasterFormat(TM), Uniformat, etc. LEAN Construction Delivery requires advanced communication skills.

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