Anyone who's ever worked on an architecturally designed project knows that construction specifications provide information not found on the drawings. The drawings may indicate a hardwood floor in the living room, but it's the specifications that describe what species of wood to use, what the moisture content of the flooring should be, how to store the material on site, and what procedures to follow during installation. Most architects and designers organize their specs according to the 16 major divisions of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI). The CSI structure has become the standard of the industry (many estimating price books are organized this way), but using the CSI system for small residential projects is