Whether you’re a Smartspec subscriber or new to the platform, welcome.

On this page, you’ll find videos that deliver useful tips on using Smartspec as well as webinars that cover some of our industry’s stickier issues.

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INDUSTRY WEBINARS

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Achieving H1 window & door compliance

In the final webinar in our H1 series, industry specialists at FMI Building Innovation joined us to discuss achieving H1 compliance with windows and doors, including technical information relating to glass technology, framing systems, and low-emissivity glass, and assessing and selecting joinery for each climatic zone.

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Achieving H1 floor & foundation compliance

In this webinar, we spoke with Greg Illing from Firth Industries about achieving H1 compliance with floors and foundations, including changes to methodologies and the reason it’s more difficult to achieve minimum R values.

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H1 insulation compliance for residential and commercial applications

In this webinar, Todd Lindsay, Building Performance and Technical Manager for Comfortech Building Performance Solutions, discussed achieving H1 insulation compliance for residential and commercial applications. This informative webinar included advice on how to achieve compliance for residential ceilings, as well as important information relating to the insulation of commercial projects..

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Discussing H1 with Auckland Council

A collaboration with Auckland Council, this webinar focused on the elements of H1 that have been put in practice so far, including how council process, inspect, and certify Code of Compliance Certificate requirements.

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Mastering keynoting

A collaboration between Central Innovation and Smartspec, this free webinar focused on how to install and use Central Innovation’s Archicad Keynotes plugin.

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Mastering the building consent process with Auckland Council

A collaboration between Auckland Council and Smartspec, this interactive webinar focused on what good applications look like and how to avoid the most common pitfalls that drive RFIs.

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Smartspec Tips & Tricks

Two of the brightest minds behind Smartspec support guide you through how to get the most out of the Smartspec platform.

Focusing on time-saving tips and tricks, you’ll learn how to make your spec writing even easier.

SMARTSPEC HOW-TO VIDEOS

Adding a project from scratch

In this video, we’ll guide you through each step of the process, ensuring you can efficiently create new projects from the ground up. 

Creating a project from a duplicate

In this video, we’ll guide you through each step of the process, ensuring you can efficiently create new projects by duplicating existing ones.

Adding a project from a generic template

In this video, we’ll guide you through each step of the process, ensuring you can efficiently create new projects from templates.

Exporting specifications

In this video, we’ll guide you through each step of the process, including troubleshooting common issues.

Updating out of date specs

 In this video, we’ll guide you through each step of the process, ensuring you can efficiently bring your existing projects up to date.