2/7/2011

The Consensus Builds as Three More Organizations Join the ConsensusDOCS Coalition

Washington, D.C. – Three construction industry associations announced that they have joined the ConsensusDOCS Coalition, which creates standard contract documents for use by all participants in the construction industry.

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)

Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association, Inc. (WWEMA)

Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA)

“NAWIC is excited to join 31 other design and construction industry associations in creating best practice documents to assist our members and better our industry as a whole.  NAWIC members will benefit greatly not only from the member discounts they will receive on ConsensusDOCS, but more importantly through having an active voice in the contract document creation process,” states Dede Hughes, Executive Vice President of NAWIC.

NAWIC, WWEMA and ACCA join other leading construction industry associations in support of the ConsensusDOCS contract documents:  National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA), The Construction Users Roundtable (CURT), Construction Owners Association of America (COAA), Women Construction Owners & Executives, USA (WCOE), The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), Associated Specialty Contractors, Inc. (ASC), Construction Industry Round Table (CIRT), American Subcontractors Association, Inc. (ASA), Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC), Lean Construction Institute (LCI), Finishing Contractors Association (FCA), Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA), National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), National Insulation Association (NIA), National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA), Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC), National Subcontractors Alliance (NSA), Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA), Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry (AWCI), National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED), Door and Hardware Institute (DHI), National Ground Water Association (NGWA), American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE), National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP), The Surety & Fidelity Association of America (SFAA), and Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), and Construction Specifications Institute (CSI).

ConsensusDOCS contracts are the only industry standard contracts written by 32 leading design and construction industry organizations.  Offering a catalog of 90+ contract documents covering all methods of project delivery, ConsensusDOCS contracts incorporate fair risk allocation and best practices to represent the project’s best interests.  Coalition Members represent Designers, Owners, Contractors, Subcontractors and Sureties (DOCS).  For more information, please visit www.ConsensusDOCS.org.

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ConsensusDOCS Media Contacts:

 

  • Dede Hughes, National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), 800-552-3506, dedeh@nawic.org
  • Dawn Kristof Champney, Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association, Inc. (WWEMA), 703-444-1777, dawn@wwema.org
  • Brian Turmail, The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), 703-837-5310, turmailb@agc.org
  • David Mendes, American Subcontractors Association (ASA), 703-684-3450 x 1335, dmendes@asa-hq.com
  • Kathy Hoffman, National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP), 202-464-1175, khoffman@nasbp.org