Quality Assurance, Submittals. Delivery and storage. Job Conditions,
Warranties, and Experience Clauses. Related work shall not be
included in Part 1 (see paragraph 3.2.3).
3 . 2 . 1 Applicable Publications: The first paragraph in any
s p e c i f i c a t i o n should be a standard paragraph listing the
p u b l i c a t i o n s referenced. The listing shall include the name of the
issuing organization. number, t i t l e , and current issue
"APPLICABLE PUBLICATIONS: T h e publications listed
below form a part of this specification to the extent referenced.
T h e publications are referred to in the text by the basic
d e s i g n a t i o n only."
3.2.2 Definitions: Words and terms used in the section that may
be ambiguous or that may have regional variation in meaning should
be defined. I n order to avoid differences of opinion and
d u p l i c a t i o n . t h e definitions in other sections should be checked.
The definition paragraph should immediately follow the applicable
p u b l i c a t i o n s paragraph of the guide specification.
3.2.3. Related Work: When related work in other sections is
i n v o l v e d in any specification section, i t is to be referenced by
i n c l u s i o n in the appropriate place or places in the text, and not
p l a c e d in one inclusive paragraph at the beginning of the section.
I f there is electrical work in a section. there should be a
c r o s s - r e f e r e n c e in the text to the appropriate section specifying
the work, for example: Section 16011, "General Requirements,
3.2.4 Quality Assurance: C o v e r s prerequisites, standards.
l i m i t a t i o n s , a n d criteria which establish a level of quality for
products and workmanship under this section.
A p p l i c a t o r s ' / M a n u f a c t u r e r s ' Qualifications. Experience clauses must
be approved by a Level I Contracting Officer prior to use. Welders'
qualifications and similar qualifications may be included.
3 . 2 . 5 Q u a l i f i c a t i o n s : I n c l u d e statements of qualifications for
designers, m a n u f a c t u r e r s . fabricators, welders, installers, and
applicators of products and completed work. I n c l u d e qualifications
of a testing agency only when qualifications over and above those
called for in Sections 01400 or 01401 are required.
3 . 2 . 6 Regulatory Requirements: C o m p l i a n c e with specific code
requirements for Contractor designed items such as wood trusses,
labeling such as Underwriters Laboratory Inc., and requirements of
public authorities such as state highway departments,
3 . 2 . 7 Design Criteria: Include only where the
m a n u f a c t u r e r / s u p p l i e r is responsible for design of a structure or
s y s t e m such as prefabricated metal buildings, curtain wall
c o n s t r u c t i o n , or environmental chambers.