About The AIAMember Benefits with AIA Advantage
AIA members receive a 10% discount on their MasterSpec licenses and have access to free continuing education opportunities offered exclusively to MasterSpec licensees.
Publishes AIA’s MasterSpec®, the industry standard
MasterSpec, building and construction specifications, used by 88% of the top architectural firms in the industry.
• Extensive tips and instructions for the specifier
• The only formal peer reviewed product in the industry
• Expert knowledge base/research documents supporting each section
• Specifications for projects of any size, phase, type, or complexity
• Unbiased cloud-based manufacturer/product selection and research tools
• Sustainability tool with global editing for LEED v4, LEED 2009, Green Globes, IGCC and ASHRAE 189.1
• Regular updates address industry changes
• A product of the AIA Endorsed or recommended by ACEC, AmericanHort, ASID, ASLA, NSPE, and SDA
• 850 sections organized into 17 libraries, including:
The most trusted, comprehensive, and accurate master guide specification system available
Suite of specification automation tools, from simple word-processing tools to powerful cloud-based solutions.
• FREE “spec-processor” – Plug in to MS® Word; PC and Mac compatible.
• Powerful word processing tools – Automate routine editing tasks saving you time and money.
• Innovative technology – Multiple tools help you quickly customize office masters and maneuver through repetitive tasks.
• Question-and-Answer Wizard – Intelligently and automatically edits specification content.
• Project Management Tools – Globally format all sections, generate submittal logs, and print reports.
• Guided Decision-making Tools – Research resources provide guidance, tips, and instructions saving research time. Speed production with cloud-based manufacturer, product, and sustainability tools.
Cloud-based tools with up-to-date comprehensive manufacturer and product resource information
• Manufacturer Listings – Links to approved manufacturer and product information relating to sections specifiers are working on
• Product MasterSpec – Provides specifiers with unique content applicable to specify products by brand name
• SpecBuilder Expert – Cloud-based platform with “expert” guided assistance for specific products
Extensive and exclusive programs, many of which are HSW and SD eligible
• Independent Study programs – FREE and convenient
• Webinars – Multiple topics allow you to learn from your desk or conference room
• Workshops – Hands-on workshops located in cities near you
AIA members receive a 10% discount on MasterSpec