ALEXANDRIA, Va.— The Construction Specification Institute (CSI) announced an education program to aid the commercial/ institutional construction industry’s transition to the 2004 edition of MasterFormat™—the latest release of the standard for organizing specifications and other information for construction projects.

In addition to traditional user and instructor seminars, a CSI member education program is available as a free download from the Chapters section of CSI’s website ( It provides an overview of MasterFormat’s new edition. The new MasterFormat’s section numbers and their titles (plus errata) are also available for no charge from CSI’s website at