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Check here often for information on the most recent developments in SpecsIntact and what to expect in the Future.

Current News Briefs


Feb 28, 2019

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) announced the interim release of the first quarter Unified Facilities Guide Specifications (UFGS) Master. This update only affects UFGS Section 01 33 00 Submittal Procedures. The previous revision contained formatting elements that would display the revisions performed as part of Change 2.

February 21, 2019

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) announced the release of the first quarter Unified Facilities Guide Specifications (UFGS) Master and the Unified Master Reference List (UMRL). The SpecsIntact Team will also update the date for both the UFGS Master, Unified Master Reference List (UMRL), and Unified Master Submittal List (UMSL) so the software will inform our customers to download the latest versions.

December 7, 2018

Currently we are experiencing various disruptions within our communication services at Kennedy Space Center, this impacts, but is not limited to our phone lines as well as email correspondence. In the interim, if you require Technical Support, please continue to email: KSC-SpecsIntact@nasa.gov. Please provide as much detail as you can, to include: Screenshots, Section (.sec) Files, and all system and/or error related information. This will allow our Team to properly troubleshoot, once the office returns to standard operational status. All requests for support will be answered in the order in which they were received. We thank you for your patience and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Dec 6, 2018

The SpecsIntact Interagency Configuration Control and Coordinating Board, made up of representatives from NASA, NAVFAC and USACE, met at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District office, Baltimore, MD. The Board convenes regularly to review requests for changes in the software and set the priorities and direction for the design of the system.

Dec 4 - 5, 2018

The Unified Facilities Guide Specifications (UFGS) Discipline Working Group, made up of representatives from NASA, NAVFAC and USACE, met at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District office, Baltimore, MD. The Board convenes regularly to review requests for changes and set the priorities and direction for the Unified Facilities Guide Specifications (UFGS) Master.

November 29, 2018

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) announced the release of the fourth quarter Unified Facilities Guide Specifications (UFGS) Master and the Unified Master Reference List (UMRL). The SpecsIntact Team will also update the date for both the UFGS Master, Unified Master Reference List (UMRL), and Unified Master Submittal List (UMSL) so the software will inform our customers to download the latest versions.

Nov 19, 2018

The SpecsIntact Team annouces the second public Beta release of SpecsIntact 5. This version contains the New SpecsIntact Explorer, which has been fully revamped and features a vast array of productivity-enhancing features. To learn more about this release, see the Release Notes and the March 2018 SI Newsletter.

The SpecsIntact 5 Beta Release can be downloaded from the Software Download page.

August 23, 2018

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) announced the release of the third quarter Unified Facilities Guide Specifications (UFGS) Master and the Unified Master Reference List (UMRL). The SpecsIntact Team will also update the date for both the UFGS Master, Unified Master Reference List (UMRL), and Unified Master Submittal List (UMSL) so the software will inform our customers to download the latest versions.

May 24, 2018

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) announced the release of the second quarter Unified Facilities Guide Specifications (UFGS) Master and the Unified Master Reference List (UMRL). The SpecsIntact Team will also update the date for both the UFGS Master, Unified Master Reference List (UMRL), and Unified Master Submittal List (UMSL) so the software will inform our customers to download the latest versions.

Mar 19, 2018

The SpecsIntact Team is excited to offer our users the opportunity to download the first public Beta release of SpecsIntact 5. This version contains the New SpecsIntact Explorer, which has been fully revamped and features a vast array of productivity-enhancing features. To learn more about this release, see the Release Notes and the March 2018 SI Newsletter.

The SpecsIntact 5 Beta Release can be downloaded from the Software Download page.

Feb 22, 2018

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) announced the release of the first quarter Unified Facilities Guide Specifications (UFGS) Master and the Unified Master Reference List (UMRL). The SpecsIntact Team will also update the date for both the UFGS Master, Unified Master Reference List (UMRL), and Unified Master Submittal List (UMSL) so the software will inform our customers to download the latest versions.

Jan 22, 2018

Update: SpecsIntact Technical Support will resume normal operations Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 8:00 AM Eastern Time.

Due to the impending Government shutdown, the Kennedy Space Center and the SpecsIntact Technical Support desk will be closed until further notice. In the meantime, if you should need Technical Support, send an email to KSC-SpecsIntact@nasa.gov. Upon our return, your support request will be answered in the order in which it was received. We apologize in advance for the inconvenience this has caused and appreciate your patience.