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The numbers and titles presented here are identical to the MasterFormat™ 2004 Edition Numbers and Titles that were distributed on June 8, 2004 and revised in August 2004, save for additional selected title corrections that were made in the process of copy editing the MasterFormat publication. These corrections are listed separately on http://www.csinet.org/MasterFormat .
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presented here are identical to the numbers and titles presented in the full MasterFormat 2004 Edition (2nd printing, October 2005) publication available for purchase from CSI and CSC.
MasterFormat™ is the specifications-writing standard for most commercial building design andconstruction projects in North America. It lists titles and section numbers for organizing data aboutconstruction requirements, products, and activities. By standardizing such information, MasterFormatfacilitates communication among architects, specifiers, contractors and suppliers, which helps them meetbuilding owners’ requirements, timelines and budgets.This revision of MasterFormat is the most significant in the product’s 40-year history, and reflects thegrowing volume and complexity of information generated for commercial construction projects.MasterFormat 2004 Edition: Numbers & Titles was developed by a team of individuals representing allstakeholders in the industry – owners, architects, engineers, contractors, manufacturers and facilitymanagers. MasterFormat is intended to address specification requirements through the entire builtlifecycle.The Numbers and Titles are intentionally structured for anticipated growth and expansion in the future.CSI encourages all interested parties to provide input to CSI so that as the built environment evolves socan MasterFormat.To learn more about MasterFormat 2004 Edition, go tohttp://www.csinet.org/
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