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MasterFormat is a taxonomy that breaks down and organizes the
work to be performed and its results in a construction project. It
can be used to organize project manuals filled with specifications,
provide detailed cost estimates, perform budgeting and cost
analysis and tracking, and tagging of designed objects in building
information models (BIM).
MasterFormat is in use by many of the largest information and
software providers in the United States and the world.
MasterFormat is available in two forms:
Both versions of MasterFormat 2020 Edition include
access to the following:
The MasterFormat 2020 Edition replaces all previous
MasterFormat editions. It is produced jointly by CSI and
Construction Specifications Canada (CSC).
If you need specifications, CSI can help you learn how to use
MasterFormat and prepare specs, or help you meet specifiers who can
consult with you on your project. Contact CSI at firstname.lastname@example.org
to learn more about CSI membership and CSI's education and
Are you interested in purchasing multiple copies for others in your
firm, chapter, or for your students?
CSI members services email@example.com
has the solutions to these and other special purchases.
You can also reach them by phone at (800) 689-2900.