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... 11 Design Process and Bid Documents This section provides an overview of the design process and explains each step of the process in detail. In construction projects, proper design, specification of appropriate products, and accurate detailing optimize the longevity of the final product and ensure that the products meet their potential performance goal.
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... 12 • Existing electrical and mechanical information; • Existing gas service; and • Existing mail service (i.e., mail slots)
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... 13 developing the modifications that will be included in the acoustic design: • Exterior DNL/CNEL at the dwelling location; • Dwelling location, shielding, and orientation to the airport; • Construction type; and • Field inspection of site conditions. Plans will consist of drawings, a scope of work, schedules, specifications, and details.
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... 14 Figure 3-2. Sample cost estimation sheet.
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... 15 3.9 Construction Documents Construction documents are the written and graphic documents prepared for communication of the design and administering the contract for its construction (CSI, 1996)
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... 16 Although there is a tendency to think that specifications overrule drawings, specifications and drawings are complementary, and together provide the information required for a project. The course of action should be clear in the contract documents in cases where discrepancies become apparent.
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... 17 • Constructibility. A good detail should not be too difficult to achieve in order for construction to proceed smoothly and economically.
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... 18 are available, such as repairing or reinforcing fenestration, if replacement is not an option. Some examples follow: • Example 1: Sliding glass doors will be replaced with new acoustic sliding glass doors.
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... 19 Figure 3-5. Design phase timeline.

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