Simplifying Specifications with SpecTools™: A Game Changer for the Construction Industry

2 min read 13 February 2024

Are specifications causing you endless headaches? You’re not alone. We get it. Creating them is a chore, clients don’t want to pay for them, and contractors dread reading them. The sad truth is, most specifications only see the light of day when a dispute arises. It’s a mess, isn’t it? But what if there was a way to turn this situation around? Enter SpecTools™ – your ultimate solution to specification woes.


What is SpecTools™?

SpecTools™ is a revolutionary specification document that turns the tedious and wordy world of construction specifications on its head. It’s like a breath of fresh air in an otherwise stuffy room. Here’s why it’s a game-changer:


Easily Understandable Graphics:

No more slogging through pages of text. SpecTools™ uses graphics to make specifications easily understandable. It’s like reading a visual story of your project.


Everything You Need:

SpecTools™ provides everything your certifiers and tradespeople need in one compact package. Say goodbye to cumbersome stacks of papers.


Lightning-Fast Creation:

Ever wished you could create specifications in a fraction of the time? With SpecTools™, you can! It can take less than 10% of the time compared to traditional specifications.


Introducing SpecBlock™:

With SpecBlock™, you can specify quality and compliance in seconds. It’s as easy as finding a relevant tool, zooming into the detail, and generating a SpecBlock™. These SpecBlocks save you time by letting you instantly specify compliance – it’s like magic for your projects.


Accessible 24/7:

The best part? Your readers can access quality standards 24/7. No more digging through piles of documents or waiting for email responses. Your project’s quality and compliance are now accessible by all, neatly stored in one library. You can replace hundreds of pages of words with simple graphics that your clients, certifiers, and contractors can find, understand, and apply.


Liberating Designers and Architects:

Designers and architects, rejoice! SpecTools™ liberates you from the shackles of endless, redundant requirements that often go unread. SpecRULES™, covering all quality, compliance, and performance requirements on a single page, gives you valuable time to focus on what truly matters – designing, detailing, and scheduling.


The Future of Specifications:

SpecTools™ does what specifications are meant to do but in a fraction of the time. It’s a much-needed change, and it’s here to help us improve specifications across the construction industry.


Simplifying Building Codes:

Tools™ doesn’t stop at specifications; it also simplifies the National Construction Codes (NCC) by turning them into interactive, easy-to-understand graphics. Where appropriate, it includes deemed-to-comply and best practice information. It’s a step towards a more efficient and streamlined construction process.


In a world where time is money, SpecTools™ is a game-changer for the construction industry. It simplifies specifications, makes compliance accessible, and frees up valuable time for architects and designers to focus on their true creative potential. It’s time to embrace the future of specifications and say goodbye to the headaches of the past. Change is needed, and SpecTools™ is leading the way.

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