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36.202 Specifications.

36.202 Specifications.

      (a) Construction specifications shall conform to the requirements in part  11 of this regulation.

      (b) Whenever possible, contracting officers shall ensure that references in specifications are to widely recognized standards or specifications promulgated by governments, industries, or technical societies.

      (c) When “brand name or equal” descriptions are necessary, specifications must clearly identify and describe the particular physical, functional, or other characteristics of the brand-name items which are considered essential to satisfying the requirement.