13 34 16 Bleachers
Use this SimpleSpecs™ CSI 3-part master specification template to specify shop fabricated steel and aluminum bleachers for exterior use.
Shop fabricated steel and aluminum bleachers are designed to withstand the elements. They’re made of steel or aluminum, and they’re designed to be easily assembled on-site. They’re often used in outdoor sports venues as bleacher seating.
The great thing about shop-fabricated bleachers is that they can be customized to fit your needs. You have the option of selecting different finishes for the metal (such as powder coating), so you can get exactly what you want for your facility.
Shop fabricated steel and aluminum bleachers are also very durable. They don’t rust, which means they’ll last for years without needing any repairs or replacements. They’re available in a wide range of sizes, so your bleacher seating area can accommodate any number of spectators.
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Design professionals are accustomed to seeing lengthy project specifications, so why is SimpleSpecs™ so short?
Specifications have grown evermore wordy over the years for several reasons:
The mistaken belief that specifications must be lengthy and legal-sounding to be enforceable. In fact, quite the opposite is true. Having shorter, easily understood specifications makes us less likely to have problems in the field.
A belief that having lots of words protects us from a Contactor making mistakes. There is no way to include enough statements to protect yourself from a bad contractor, regardless of the length of your specification.
Our desire to be in control of the project by specifying means and methods instead of including simple, enforceable statements.
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