FAQ: Submittals

Do I use Submittals or Transmittals to submit plans?

Submittals should be used to submit plans, drawings, samples, and any other documents or materials for approval before starting or during the construction phases of a project. Transmittals should be used to formally communicate the transfer of information, materials, drawings, or any other project-related items between different parties involved on a project. A simple way to remember the difference between these two tools is: 

  • SUBmittals for SUBmitting information
  • TRANSmittals for TRANSferring information

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