Guidelines by Specification Division

New in 2017

1. The 2017 version of the UBC Technical Guidelines has included new divisions for the UBC Okanagan Campus. These divisions can be found on the Specification Division Documents for UBC Okanagan page.

2. Last year, the UBC Technical Guidelines adopted the MasterFormat 2014 numbering system. Click here to veiw the conversion matrix between the old 5 digit numbering system and the new 6 digit system.

Addendums Pending

Please review addendum items awaiting possible official review by the Steering Committee or others. These items should be considered by the consultant in the design process for any project in design.

2017 Updates

See 2017 Tech Guidelines Changes for a list of the changes to the 2017 Guidelines.

2016 Updates

See 2016 Tech Guidelines Changes for a list of the changes to the 2016 Guidelines.

Specification Division Documents for UBC Okanagan

The divisions that are specific for the UBC Okanagan Campus are listed on this page.

 

Specification Division Documents for UBC Vancouver

 


Division 00

Procurement and Contracting Requirements

Refer to UBC Financial Operations or UBC Properties Trust for Division 00 documents.

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Division 01

General Requirements

All sections in Division 01 are in MS Word format.Word

To download the complete UBC Vancouver Division 01 package, please click here.

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Division 02

Existing Conditions PDF


Division 03

Concrete PDF

(including UBC-specific structural loading requirements)

To download the complete Division 03 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 04

Masonry PDF

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Division 05

Metals PDF

(including UBC-specific structural loading requirements)

To download the complete Division 05 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 06

Wood, Plastics, and Composites PDF

To download the complete Division 06 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 07

Thermal and Moisture Protection PDF

To download the complete Division 07 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 08

Openings PDF

To download the complete Division 08 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 9

Finishes PDF

To download the complete Division 09 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 10

Specialties PDF

To download the complete Division 10 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 11

Equipment PDF

To download the complete Division 11 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 12

Furnishings PDF

To download the complete Division 12 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 14

Conveying Equipment PDF

To download the complete Division 14 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 20

Mechanical - General Requirements PDF

To download the complete Division 20 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 21

Fire Suppression PDF

To download the complete Division 21 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 22

Plumbing PDF

To download the complete Division 22 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 23

Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) PDF

To download the complete Division 23 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 25

Building Management Systems PDF

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Division 26

Electrical PDF

To download the complete Division 26 guidelines, please click here.

Utilities Standard Electrical Drawings

To view or download Utilities Standard Electrical Drawings in PDF or DWG format, please visit the Standard Drawings page.

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Division 27

Communications PDF

UBC IT Communications Guidelines/Specifications

To download the complete IT Communications Guidelines, please click here.

Audio Visual Technical Guidelines

Non I.T. Guidelines

To download the complete Division 27 guidelines, please click here.

Communications Standard Drawings

To view or download Communications Standard Drawings in PDF format, please visit the Standard Drawings page.

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Division 28

Electronic Safety and Security PDF

To download the complete Division 28 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 31

Earthwork PDF

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Division 32

Exterior Improvements PDF

To download the complete Division 32 guidelines, please click here.

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Division 33

Utilities PDF

Please refer to the UBC Energy & Water Services Design Review Information Package, (revised February 2015), for information useful to consultants and contractors. It contains a description of the development processes that involve UBC Utilities, and a checklist of Utilities' requirements.

To download the complete Division 33 guidelines, please click here.

Utilities Standard Drawings

To view or download Utilities Standard Drawings in PDF or DWG format, please visit the Standard Drawings page.

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