The Technical Specifications define typical materials and manufacturers acceptable for use in School District of Philadelphia projects and are based on and complement the Design Guidelines. They follow the CSI format and must be edited to correspond to existing and applicable conditions for each project. They should be used as a minimum baseline guide for architects, engineers, contractors, and construction managers performing work on School District of Philadelphia projects. They address the most common major systems. They shall be used solely for School District of Philadelphia Capital Projects work. Any other use, unauthorized reprint, or reproduction of this material is strictly prohibited. For projects with a system not included in the specifications listed here, the designer must create the required section based on the CSI formatting and comply with the design guidelines and Educational Specifications. Any deviations from the standards must be approved in writing by the Office of Capital Programs.