Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee Releases 2014 edition of the EJCDC® Owner—Engineer Professional Services Agreement

The Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee today released the new 2014 edition of EJCDC® E-500, Agreement Between Owner and Engineer for Professional Services. EJCDC® E-500 is a comprehensive standard contract for engaging an engineering firm to provide design services and related construction-phase engineering and administrative services.  E-500 is drafted with the intent that it can […]

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Coordination between families of documents

EJCDC anticipates releasing an update, early in 2014 to its E-500, Agreement between Owner and Engineer for Professional Services. The E-500 update aims to maximize uniformity and coordination between the EJCDC Construction series and EJCDC’s primary Owner-Engineer professional services agreement.  In developing the update to E-500, EJCDC standardized definitions to conform with definitions used in […]

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Managing Risk: EJCDC’s 2013 Construction Documents

When it comes to builder’s risk insurance, the new 2013 edition of EJCDC’s Construction Series documents contain more specifics about insurance requirements, such as causes of loss and procedures for receipt and distribution of insurance proceeds for a covered loss. The standard “default” requires the contractor to obtain this insurance, but provides the owner the […]

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