Consulting Services

Specification consulting services include preparation of architectural specifications for all project types. Submissions include:

  • Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Document and Bid phases.
  • Complete specifications for submission to the Bureau of School Facilities (BSF) State Department of Education required for State of Connecticut school projects.
  • Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Document submissions for Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) projects.

Architectural Specifications

Architectural specifications are prepared in Microsoft Word format using Arcom's MasterSpec as templates in either the 1995 or 2004 CSI MasterFormat versions, and include Divisions 01 through 14. Project types include Construction Manager and General Contractor form of delivery, Design/Build, and Filed Sub Bid requirements for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Technical Specifications

Technical specifications include all project specific requirements for environmental design including:

  • U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), and each level of certification.
  • High Performance Building Standards for State Agency Buildings and School Buildings in the State of Connecticut (CTHPBS).
  • Collaborative for High Performance Schools in Massachusetts (MA-CHPS).

Completed Architectural Specifications, listed by Architect

Bargmann Hendrie + Archetype, Inc. (BH+A) - Boston, MA
BL Companies - Meriden, CT
CGKV Architects, Inc. - Cambridge, MA
Civitects, PC - Wareham, MA
Clark & Green, Inc. - Great Barrington, MA
DeCarlo & Doll, Inc. - Meriden, CT
Fitzemeyer & Tocci Associates, Inc. - Stoneham, MA
Friar Associates, Inc. - Farmington, CT
Kaestle Boos Associates, Inc. - New Britain, CT | Foxborough, MA
Leigh Overland Architect - Danbury, CT
Mitchell Associates Architects - Voorheesville, NY
Perkins Eastman - Boston, MA
Quisenberry Arcari Architects, LLC - Farmington, CT
Stantec Architecture Inc. - Boston, MA
Tecton Architects, Inc. - Hartford, CT | Westerly, RI