Succeeding With Substitution Requests

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Succeeding With Substitution Requests

Substitution request procedures - do's and don'ts


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Information regarding substitution requests can be put in several different places in the Project Manual.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    When completing a Substitution Request Form, the general statement of "meets specs" can be used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Literature is far more useful than technical data sheets for the A/E when submitted with a Substitution Request Form.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    An A/E is required to review every product that is submitted with a Substitution Request Form.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    It is important to read Divisions 00 and 01 to see if it is permissible to make a voluntary Substitution Request Form submission.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Substitution requirements for public projects are generally more restrictive than in privately funded projects.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Substitution Request Forms should be submitted to the A/E by the contractor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Substitutions should not be considered by the A/E when the submitted substitution request has not been reviewed and approved by the contractor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The CSI Substitution Request Form (CSI Form 13.1A) does not require providing a reason for not providing the specified item.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    It is the responsibility of the entity requesting the substitution to research and document the substitution to prove equivalency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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