Industry Knowledge

In addition to the information and support we offer our thousands of members, CSI is a premier destination for AEC professionals of all experience levels. A growing portion of our curated knowledge is a result of working with other associations, companies, and professionals.

Practice Communities

CSI’s Practice Communities support collaborative networks of individuals and organizations working together to improve their own operations and final project delivery.

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Specifications Community >

Contract Administration (soon!) >

Product Representation (soon!) >

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Guide Specifications

A number of companies produce a set of guide specifications that address many of the major areas of a project. These sets are often used by firms, contractors, and manufacturers as a starting point for a project's final set of specifications.

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MasterSpec >

Smart Building Index >


Sweets >

Partner Associations

The construction industry is made up of many different professionals and stakeholders who occasionally align with CSI's mission. CSI is actively working alongside these groups to better improve construction documentation.

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buildingSMART Data Dictionary >