Building specification – was is it?
Building specification are written descriptions of a technical nature for materials, equipment, standards and workmanship. They are used by architects to communicate the project requirements to the builder. As a written descriptions, they are more readily understood than drawings by persons not regularly associated with the construction industry. Hence, the courts and others often look to the specification in particular to determine the message conveyed by the contract documents to those who work with them. They accompany the drawings and schedules to form part of the tender and contract sets. They are an extremely important document that helps to reduce your risks associated with your project. For a peace of mind make sure a specification is included in your tender and contracts sets.