Before creating a specification for your CIR project, review the ARRA recommended guidelines for resources in design, testing, quality control, measurement and payment procedures for your project. There are many factors to consider after reviewing the ARRA guidelines, and your project may need slight adjustments to meet the localized conditions of your project.
Complete CIR best practice guidelines for construction are contained in CR101 and recommended quality control checks are contained in CR301. As General rules of thumb, follow the below points and recommendations:
For additional tools and example specifications, see the assembled list below. Please keep in mind, these specifications are provided as guidelines for your education. ARRA recommends that each agency customize each specification for issues and concerns unique to your area, climate and conditions.