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RLGA Technical Services provides technical consulting services in several design- and construction-related fields.

Click on your area below to see a list of detailed services that RLGA Technical Services can provide for your company:

Product Manufacturers

  •   Architects

  • Developing Project Manuals...
  • Preparing procurement and contracting requirements based on owner-provided documents.
  • Preparing Division 01 sections coordinated with owner's general and special requirements.
  • Preparing technical specifications.
  • Coordinating the preparation of specifications by other consultants into a single, coordinated project manual.
  • Conducting Code Analysis and Plan Reviews...
  • Preparing a code analysis document to be used by design team during design.
  • Reviewing building plans for compliance with nonstructural provisions of adopted building codes.
  • Preparing code modifications for alternative design solutions for building department approval.
  • Performing Peer Reviews...
  • Reviewing your construction documents for coordination between disciplines.
  • Checking construction documents for accuracy.

  •  Consultants

  • Editing specifications, based on your technical input, to comply with CSI standards and to ensure coordination with other documents and technical specifications included in the project manual.
  • Updating current in-house specification masters to comply with CSI standards including MasterFormat, SectionFormat, and PageFormat.

  •   Owners

  • Developing Division 01 Sections...
  • Specification sections are tailored specific to your organization's requirements.
  • Specification sections can be prepared to address multiple project delivery methods.
  • Developing Design Manuals...
  • Design manuals can be developed using a prescriptive format (specific materials, products, and methods), performance format (desired results), or a combination of both formats.
  • Design manuals can be prepared in a variety of formats, including bound hardcopy, PDF, and web-based (HTML).
  • Owner Review...
  • Reviewing construction documents prepared by your in-house staff or hired consultants for compliance with your organization's standards.
  • Checking construction documents for accuracy.
  • Owner Representation During Construction...
  • Providing on-site representation during construction.
  • Advising owner on technical decisions in the absence of, or in addition to, the project's architect.

  •   Product Manufacturers

  • Creation of guide specification sections for your products or systems in accordance with CSI's standards including MasterFormat, SectionFormat, and PageFormat.
  • Guide specifications can be prepared in a variety of formats for various applications, including Microsoft Office, Corel WordPerfect, and Adobe Acrobat.

  •   Contractors

  • Assist in addressing building code issues during construction.

  •   Fees

  • Fees vary from project to project and are based on project type, complexity, and design.
  • Contractual arrangements can be based on any of the following for the services listed...
  • Specifications Consulting:
    • Hourly
    • Lump sum
    • Annual with each project issued as a job order and fee is based on either hourly or lump sum
  • Code Consulting:
    • Hourly
    • Lump sum
    • Annual with a prepaid retainer based on hourly billing
  • Peer Review Services:
    • Hourly
    • Lump sum
    • Per sheet
  • Education:  Lump sum plus expenses




Preparation of project or manufacturer specifications to the standards developed by the Construction Specifications Institute.

Code Reviews

Preparation of code analysis for design, and review of building plans for compliance with adopted building codes.

Peer Review

Review of construction documents for accuracy, coordination, and completeness.


Providing educational seminars and college-level courses on building codes and construction documents for the A/E/C community.