Construction Information Limited (CIL) is New Zealand's market leader in providing specification systems and supporting software for the construction industry.
Formed in 1995, CIL provides the Masterspec specification systems, on subscription, to architects, engineers, designers, utility companies, government organisations and tertiary institutions.
The strength of CIL's product range is enhanced by the broad spread of industry ownership: New Zealand Institute of Architects and the Registered Master Builders' Association.
CIL maintains the following specification systems:
Masterspec Standard for commercial, industrial and large residential projects
Masterspec Structural & Civil for structural and civil engineered projects
Masterspec Services for building services in commercial and industrial projects
Masterspec Landscapes for landscape projects
Masterspec Basic for residential projects
Masterspec Interiors for all interior projects
Masterspec Minor Residential for minor residential alterations
Subscribers to CIL's specification systems have access to Link, an on-line delivery tool, a range of branded specification sections, ongoing guidance via regular news bulletins, the Masterspec website and direct phone assistance. In-house training is also available, complimenting CIL's regular seminars and workshops held throughout New Zealand.
There are now over 1,200 design offices subscribing to Masterspec, representing more than 3,000 registered technical designers.
A growing number of product suppliers are joining Masterspec to list their products in dedicated branded sections. These Product Partners benefit from offering construction specifiers accurate branded specifications which seamlessly integrate into the Masterspec framework.
CIL also manages and maintains the CBI classification and coding system on behalf of the construction industry.
CIL's policy is to respond to market needs, with a number of new specification and support products currently under development.