ARCOM offers the MasterSpec master guide specifications to engineers, architects, and design
professionals for use in creating and maintaining office master specifications and for creating
specifications for various project sizes, complexity, and delivery. Recognized as the industry
standard, MasterSpec is the most widely used specification system in the U.S., with extensive
background research information.
ARCOM also offers SpecText®, a master guide specification system for writing technically correct
specifications in less time, from the most straightforward to the most sophisticated project
ARCOM also develops SpecWare® and SpecAgent®. SpecWare is a family of specification enhancement software tools that
dramatically simplifies specification editing, production, and report generation. SpecAgent is a web-based tool
designed to work with MasterSpec, streamlining the process of building product research and comparison and
ARCOM, which publishes MasterSpec for The American Institute of Architects (AIA), is a Salt Lake City-based firm
with an additional office in Alexandria, Virginia. The company employs more than 40 full-time specification
development professionals: researchers, specification writers and editors, software developers, technical support
staff, and customer service professionals.