About NBS Building Regulations

NBS Building Regulations contains a comprehensive library of Building Regulations Approved Documents for England and Wales, Scotland Technical Handbooks and Northern Ireland Technical Booklets, as well as many associated documents and guides written to accompany the Approved Documents.


The content includes:


England

Full set of current Approved Documents providing information on how you can comply with the Building Regulations in England.

Archive of superseded Approved Documents


Wales

Full set of current Approved Documents providing information on how you can comply with the Building Regulations in Wales.

Archive of superseded Approved Documents


Scotland
  1. Full set of current Technical Handbooks providing guidance on achieving the standards set in the Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004
  2. Archive of superseded Technical Handbooks

Fully searchable and all available to view online in HTML format or download in PDF format.


Northern Ireland
  1. Full set of current Technical Booklets providing guidance on satisfying the requirements of the Northern Ireland Building Regulations.
  2. Archive of superseded Technical Booklets.


Guides

A range of guides to the Approved Documents, published by NBS, including:

  • Guide to Part B
  • Guide to Part F
  • Guide to Part L

Associated documents

A range of documents associated with Part L including:

  • Domestic Heating Compliance Guide
  • Low or Zero Carbon Energy Sources: Strategic Guide
  • Non-Domestic Heating, Cooling and Ventilation Compliance Guide

Fully searchable and all available to view online in HTML format or download in PDF format.


NBS Shortcuts

NBS Shortcuts are an eclectic mix of at-a-glance guides to the minefield of regulations, new materials, and technologies that confront building designers today. Comprising hand-drawn sketches, technical drawings, and punchy articles, each Shortcut takes you to the heart of a key topic in architecture and construction, presenting a wealth of invaluable information in an accessible and lively way.


New Shortcuts are being added regularly, representing great value for NBS Building Regulations subscribers.
A free sample for non-subscribers is available:
26 Rainscreen Cladding : Letting air in to keep rain out.


Fully searchable and all available to view online in HTML format or download in PDF format.


All available to download in PDF format.


Further details can be viewed at: http://www.thenbs.com/products/nbsBuildingRegulations/index.asp


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