To access instruction and guides on the text of various ConsensusDOCS documents, visit the ConsensusDocs web page
that describes the free ConsensusDocs Guidebooks.
ConsensusDocs offers surety professionals a variety of free resources to help them conduct business, including detailed information on their construction clients' project delivery options as well as sample construction contracts. Below is a list of some of these resources available at the ConsensusDocs web site.
Articles – a variety of topics are covered including IPD, BIM, green building, federal subcontracting and much more, with new additions on a regular basis
Comparison Chart – ConsensusDocs/ American Institute of Architects /Associated General Contractors, helps you convert from AGC or AIA documents to ensure you get the proper ConsensusDocs document
ConsensusDocs Guidebook – assists you with completing contract documents and helps with issue-spotting
Contracts Catalog – helps you determine the proper contract documents for your project
Copyright Licenses – provides you with free use of ConsensusDocs for educational purposes
Legal Comparisons – articles and matrices that compare ConsensusDocs, AIA and EJCDC contract clauses
10 Reasons/Owners Brochure – helps you inform construction project owners why their project needs ConsensusDocs
Podcasts/Audio Recordings – issues include Green Building, Federal Subcontracting, Subsubcontracting, with more to come
Press Releases – so you know the latest news from ConsensusDocs
Visit the ConsensusDocs website to download these free resources and more.
Request a Free Sample ConsensusDocs Contract
Remember that full, sample ConsensusDocs contracts can be requested. To request a full sample ConsensusDocs contract for your internal review purposes, fill out the ConsensusDocs Sample Request form that is at www.consensusdocs.org. Note that any use of the contract, other than for internal review purposes, must come from a valid subscription purchase at www.consensusdocs.org.
NASBP membership can save 20% on ConsensusDocs document subscription packages
Because NASBP is an endorsing member of ConsensusDocs, the NASBP membership receives 20% off of their purchase of ConsensusDocs subscription packages from ConsensusDocs http://consensusdocs.org/ when they provide the following discount code when prompted during purchase, Promotion Code: NASBP400. For more information, visit http://consensusdocs.org/.
ConsensusDocs Includes 11 Bond Forms
ConsensusDocs includes 11 bond forms, of which NASBP has obtained free access through special agreement with AGC. NASBP members, affiliates, and associates that want to access these free forms can go to the tab "Bond Forms" at the top of this NASBP web page. Access requires a NASBP login and agreement to the License. The titles of the bond forms are as follows. To download any of the following 11 bond forms, visit this page to review and agree to the terms and conditions.
||ConsensusDocs 260: Performance Bond Form (coordinated with agreements between contractor and owner)
||ConsensusDocs 261: Payment Bond Form (coordinated with agreements between contractor and owner)
||ConsensusDocs 262: Bid Bond
||ConsensusDocs 263: Warranty Bond (coordinated for the agreements between contractor and owner)
||ConsensusDocs 470: Design-Build Performance Bond (Surety Liable for Design Costs)
||ConsensusDocs 471: Design-Build Performance Bond (Surety Not Liable for Design Costs)
||ConsensusDocs 472: Design-Build Payment Bond (Surety Liable for Design Costs)
||ConsensusDocs 473: Design-Build Payment Bond (Surety Not Liable for Design Costs)
||ConsensusDocs 706: Subcontract Performance Bond
||ConsensusDocs 707: Subcontract Payment Bond
||ConsensusDocs 760: Subcontract Bid Bond