LinkLine: Spring 2015

124 Sections Updated: Division 00, Division 01, and Design Criteria (The Front End) in SpecLink-E

On March/17/2015, comprehensive revisions to 124 Sections were published, to improve Division 00, Division 01, and Design Criteria DC Sections. The updates include the latest relevant information and features to further expand the functionality and automatic coordination of SpecLink-E Sections.

  • Improve production speed and ease of customizing SpecLink-E to address office standards, prototypes, or client requirements with more instances of Global Master Terms.

  • New expanded project location address fields have been added to the Summary Info dialogue box in the Global Master Terms tab to allow the user to more completely describe project location.

  • Contract forms and Contract Documents have been updated or added to reflect the latest editions by AIA, ConsensusDocs, DBIA, and EJCDC.

  • Reference Standards have been updated or added to reflect the latest editions of Contract forms and Contract Documents by AIA, Consensus Docs, DBIA, and EJCDC.

  • Updates include provisions for electronic submittal processing software in the Punch List process.

  • Integrated exterior mockup(s) or room mockups can be more thoroughly specified.

  • Update includes IBC 2012 Chapter 17 Special Inspections related requirements for fire resistant penetrations and joints for certain building types, and corresponding related update in Section 07 8400 (07840) Firestopping.

  • Some Master Notes have been re-formatted to improve readability.

  • Minor updates throughout each section to facilitate consistent functionality and formatting.

Supporting documents have been added for each Division, and within each Section, a hyperlink has been added to the first sequence Master Note to take the user to the Supporting document and access “How to Specify” documentation. It is now possible for the user to work more seamlessly between sections and see the bigger picture of possibilities, alternatives and decisions to be made.

For more information about the new Supporting Documents, refer to the links below.