FAQ: Transmittals

What is the difference between Transmittals and Submittals?

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. 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. A simple way to remember the difference between these two tools is: 

  • TRANSmittals for TRANSferring information
  • SUBmittals for SUBmitting information

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