Electrical Library

Electrical Library


SpecText® Electrical Specifications Library gives you ONE source for a master guide specification system developed for your use in specifying electrical elements of your projects. Save time producing quality specifications for:

  • Power distribution systems
  • Electrical utilities transmission and distribution
  • Lighting
  • Fire and intrusion detection; alarm systems
  • Communications

Written by professional engineers and specification experts, this library gives you access to over 125 thoroughly researched and written specifications, manufacturer- and product-selection tools, and automated editing software.



Whether you work in a large engineering firm or a small practice, you can rely on SpecText for:
  • Easy Integration — Align your master guide specifications with your project documents and standard EJCDC and AIA Contract Documents.
  • Answers for Varied Project Sizes, Types, Complexities, and Contractor Past Performance — With SpecText, you can easily accommodate various project types, from electrical utilities to alarm systems.
  • Sustainable Design Information —Access and integrate sustainable design criteria from within relevant SpecText master guide specifications.
  • Cloud-based Background Research — Create on-target specifications in less time with 24/7/365 access to SpecText’s Supporting Documents.
  • Simplified Specification Production — Minimize your risk of errors and reduce time-consuming, repetitive tasks with MasterWorks, a plug-in for Microsoft® Word that gives you more consistent project documents and office masters.
With the Electrical Specifications Library, you can specify:
  • Integrated automation switches, transformers, relays, and controls
  • Power distribution and control equipment, including substations, switchgear, and low- and medium-voltage transformers
  • Raceways and cable trays
  • Motors and variable-frequency drivesLighting, including indoor and exterior and theatrical lighting
  • Integrated automation and control
  • Electrical metering, monitoring, and control
  • Switchboards, panelboards, switches, controllers, and engine generators
  • Communications infrastructure and equipment, including nurse call, intercommunications, public address, audio/visual services, and display systems
  • Safety and security infrastructure and equipment, including support, conduits, backboxes, cable trays, detectors, alarm devices, CCTV equipment, fire and smoke detection equipment, and intrusion detection
  • Electrical utility poles, underground ducts, manholes, line conductors, and site grounding
  • Trenching, excavating, and backfilling
  • Lightning protection
  • Demolition of electrical facilities
  • Rotary converters and uninterruptible power supplies

Table of Contents:

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Explore SpecText Electrical Library sample sections and Supporting Documents:
Sample Section – 263613 Manual Transfer Switches

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