CSI - MASTERFORMAT 2014
MasterFormat: Master List of Numbers and Titles for the Construction Industry
|Publication Date:||1 January 2014|
MasterFormat® is a master list of numbers and titles classified by work results or construction practices, primarily used to organize project manuals, organize detailed cost information, and relate drawing notations to specifications.
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. Efficient information organization and retrieval is enhanced significantly when a standard filing system is used by everyone. MasterFormat provides such a standard filing system that can be used throughout the construction industry.
This update to MasterFormat includes changes and enhancements made to the 2012 Update and replaces all previous updates and editions. It is produced jointly by CSI (previously the Construction Specifications Institute) and Construction Specifications Canada (CSC).