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Simplified Specs

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You can now find Benjamin Moore on ARCAT has an exceptional architectural specification writing tool and resource that simplifies the specification process for architects and designers.

By going to, design professionals have access to thousands of product manufacturers. Architects and designers can review profiles of manufacturers that include their complete company overview, along with a listing of their entire product line with descriptions and pictures. In addition, professionals using ARCAT can link to manufacturer’s product specifications, CAD Details, Green reports, and the manufacturer’s own website.  

One of ARCAT’s most advantageous online features is its SpecWizard® tool. SpecWizard automates the writing of specifications, enabling users to specify products with ease. Specifications can be written in both long form and short or outline form depending upon the type of project. SpecWizard is an invaluable tool for design professionals, generating an accurate specification within minutes. SpecWizard is also a very handy tool for reps, dealer and distributers who need to write specs for architects. It’s easy to use, saves time and is accurate.

Each year ARCAT publishes a printed directory which it mails to over 40,000 AIA-registered architects, engineers and specwriters. The ARCAT directory lists over 11,500 manufacturers and associations and their respective products and information. Twice a year, directory recipients also receive ArcatAlert magazine which provides updated information on what’s new from featured manufacturers.

Visit the ARCAT website ( for more information and to learn more about how you can utilize ARCAT for your business.

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