Shop drawing submittals
Change order request
Show no partiality to Owner or Contractor
Protect the client's best interests
Protect Architect/Engineer from possible liabilities
Achieve the original design intent of Architect/Engineer
Quality control requirement
Write Architect/Engineer protesting the changes
Notify his bonding company
Write the Architect/Engineer requesting a change order granting an extension of time
Stop the Work until Owner makes up his mind.
Project insurance requirements
Liquidated damage amounts
Tax exempt status of owner
Trust-based collaboration between project team members
Maximized efficiency through design, fabrication, and construction
"Just as needed" team involvement to reduce owner's pre-construction expenses
Compensation structures supporting early engagement of team members in design and project planning
Development of virtual project model through input from a collaborative team
Previous negative experience with adversarial project team relationships
Desire for reduction in project claims and disputes
Desire to utilize collaboratively-produced BIM as a facilities management asset
Expectation of benefit from innovation stemming from collaborative effort
All of the above
Collaborative team effort reduces planning and design expenses.
Determination of liability for decisions is generally made by the team leader in order to reduce arbitration expenses.
Technologies such as data exchange protocols evolve on a phase-by-phase basis.
Team culture based upon problem resolution rather than determination of liability.
CSI validates and certifies information contained in GreenFormat.
GreenFormat product information is organized by MasterFormat numbers.
Information in GreenFormat supports specifying by proprietary, reference standard, performance, and descriptive methods.
The Product Lifecycle category provides information on product Life Cycle Analysis, Material Extraction and Transportation, Manufacturing, and Facility Operations.
Manufacturers provide a technical contact for followup questions from GreenFormat users.
Questions regarding the materials and impacts related to the six stages of the product life cycle
Estimates of the cumulative environmental impacts resulting from all stages of a product life cycle over a 50-year period
Support for selection of products with the lowest total environmental impact
Market analysis of demand for sustainable products
Serve as the basis for the development of national model code regulation of the use of building products
Provide a rational assessment of the environmental impact of building products
Promote emerging green buildng product businesses
Simplify building design practices
A separately-defined activity and phase that commences once design decisions have been made
A process integral to the design phase of a project
A component of the input into, and reporting out of, a BIM model
An ongoing effort by many entities reflecting the collaboration and fast track delivery typical of modern construction projects
Opportunity for increased evaluation of design options
Building components conflict identification and resolution
Automated product characteristic/specification content coordination
BIM-driven product delivery scheduling
Completion of the construction project on time and on budget
The delivery of the facility to the owner
Maximizing the benefit to the owner and the community
Creating a facility with the lowest possible embedded energy
All of the above
Source Quality Control
Measurement and Payment
During project conception and schematic design
In the procurement stage
In the facility management phase
Throughout the project life cycle, to organize information by materials and methods
Division 01 General Requirements
05 00 00 Metals
05 20 00 Metal Joists
05 21 00 Steel Joist Framing
05 21 19 Open Web Steel Joist Framing
Owner and contractor
Architect/engineer and contractor
Owner and Subcontractors
Owner, contractor, and architect/engineer
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