July 15th, 2020

Wednesday, July 15, 2020Waiting to join a webinar on glazing performance presented by a long-time manufacturer client.Finishing a white paper on manufacturer specifications our colleague Colin Gilboy at 4specs.com requested a couple of months ago. Then turning back to Division 01 project.Have a 15…

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May 19th, 2020

SpecGuy is proud to have been part of the team working with the office of Concordia of New Orleans to restore the splendid Art Deco exterior of the Eleanor McMain Secondary School. Originally designed by architect E.A. Christy, the school was completed in 1932, and has been the school home for generations of New…

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December 30th, 2019

18 years ago, CDT One Day at a Time! was born. Over 10,000 candidates have subscribed to this FREE program. It’s been used in-house in some of the nation’s largest AE firms. Building product manufacturers have enrolled their product representatives. It’s found its way to India, the United Arab Emirates, and…

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December 15th, 2019

We’re delighted to be joining the CSI Mid-Atlantic Region at their conference in lovely Harrisonburg VA this April. We’ll give a keynote address on computer applications in specifications writing, an exciting new concept in 1967 when CSI enlisted Stanford Research Institute to look ahead and make predictions…

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November 20th, 2016

“Hidden proprietary specifications,” the ones where you’ve provided the architect with a specification that “locks out” your competition, will only work once or twice. The architect, or your competition, will catch on. You’re setting the architect up for embarrassment if you convince them to use this approach. A…

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