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A Year of ConsensusDOCS
Posted by MSC on November 3, 2008 at 5:14 PM.

September 28 marked the one-year anniversary of ConsensusDOCS. Today, more than 3,000 unique office locations with upwards of 50 people per location are currently using ConsensusDOCS on projects. Moreover, there is a steady steam of 75 to 100 users joining the program each month, according to ConsensusDOCS organizers.

 

In addition to producing a comprehensive library of contracts that address all project delivery methods, ConsensusDOCS introduced the first standard tri-party or integrated project delivery contract. In addition, this past summer it added the ConsensusDOCS 301 BIM Addendum, the first and only standard document to comprehensively address the legal ramifications of using building information modeling (BIM).

 

Originally drafted and endorsed by 20 leading construction organizations, ConsensusDOCS has added the American Wall and Ceiling Institute (AWCI) and the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED), as well as the endorsement of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), for the ConsensusDOCS 301 BIM Addendum. In addition, AISC and the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) actively contributed to the addendum.

 

The industry has conducted hundreds of educational seminars and sessions on the documents, including more than 70 in-person education seminars and courses throughout the country and 10 national webinars.

“Interest and usage in ConsensusDOCS has exceeded our expectations, and we project that the rate of adoption will accelerate during the next 12 months,” commented Brian Perlberg, executive director and senior counsel of ConsensusDOCS.

 

In celebration of its first anniversary, ConsensusDOCS has issued a Reference Kit CD available at the limited-time price of $92.87, which includes complete samples of 80+ documents and commentary. For more information, please visit www.ConsensusDOCS.org.


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