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Construction Specifications

Specifications are a set of explicit requirements to be satisfied by a material, product, or service and are usually written and organized in a specific format. In North America the construction industry uses the MasterFormat™ standard published by Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) and Construction Specifications Canada (CSC). It provides a master list of titles and section numbers used for organizing data related to construction requirements, products, activities and other project information for most commercial building design and construction projects. This is used by architects, engineers, specifiers, contractors, suppliers and other consultants.


In the USA the CSI three part product specification is the standard, while in Canada both the Canadian Master Specification (CMS) and National Master Specification NMS) are used. The primary difference between CMS and NMS specifications are that the NMS has been developed by Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) for use by the federal government and other public organizations. It can also used by the private sector in the preparation of construction and renovation contract documents.

At Therm-O-Comfort our products fall under Division 07 Thermal and Moisture Protection, Section 07210 Building Insulation, Subsections 07223 Loose-fill Insulation, Subsection 07226 Blown Insulation and Subsection 07229 Sprayed Insulation.

If you are planning a project, please consider our products. We can provide all the information required for inclusion in your Project Manual including a product specification, data sheet (product description), MSDS and product description. All documents are dated to ensure they are current and upon request can be provided in a MS Word Format template for use on a specific project.

To get a copy of our most recent specification please click here and send us a quick e-mail with your contact information.