August 17, 2010

Washington, D.C. – Three construction industry associations announced that they have joined the ConsensusDOCS coalition of endorsing organizations, which create standard contract documents for use by all participants in the construction industry.

Women Construction Owners & Executives, USA (WCOE)

National Ground Water Association (NGWA)

American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE)

“These diverse member-based organizations understand that representing contractual best practices is a better way forward to advance today’s design and construction industry,” says Brian Perlberg, Executive Director of ConsensusDOCS.

WCOE, NGWA and ASPE  join 24 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), 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 Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP), The Surety & Fidelity Association of America (SFAA), and Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA).

ConsensusDOCS contracts are the first and only industry standard contracts written and endorsed by 27 leading construction 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.  Endorsing organizations represent Designers, Owners, Contractors, Subcontractors and Sureties (DOCS).  For more information, please visit


ConsensusDOCS Media Contacts:

  • Gina Marton, Women Construction Owners and Executives, USA (WCOE), 202-276-0646,
  • Kevin McCray, National Ground Water Association (NGWA), 614-898-7791,
  • Karen R. Hinen, American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE), 615-316-9200,
  • Brian Turmail, The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), 703-837-5310,
  • David Mendes, American Subcontractors Association (ASA), 703-684-3450 x 1335,
  • Kathy Hoffman, National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP), 202-464-1175,