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Series details Title Year Status
10th annual BIM report 2020 2020 Green
Addendum to non-domestic building services compliance guide (2013 edition) (only applicable in England) 2016 Green
BIM for construction clients 2016 Green
Building information modelling report March 2011 2011 Amber
Domestic building services compliance guide (2013 edition) (For use in Wales only) 2013 Amber
Domestic building services compliance guide (2013 edition) (only applicable in England). 2018 amendments coming into force 6 April 2018 2018 Red
Domestic ventilation compliance guide (2010 edition with 2011 amendments) 2011 Green
Guide to Part B of the Building Regulations. Fire safety 2007 Red
Guide to Part F of the Building Regulations. Ventilation 2006 Red
Guide to Part F of the Building Regulations. Ventilation 2010 Red
Guide to Part G of the Building Regulations. Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency 2010 Amber
Guide to Part J of the Building Regulations. Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems 2010 Red
Guide to Part L of the Building Regulations. Conservation of fuel and power 2006 Red
Guide to Part L of the Building Regulations. Conservation of fuel and power 2010 Red
IFC/COBie report 2012 2012 Green
Low or zero carbon energy sources: strategic guide 2006 Amber
National calculation methodology for determining the energy performance of buildings 2007 Amber
NBS BIM object standard 2019 Green
NBS guide to the Eurocodes 2010 Red
NBS guide to the Eurocodes - April 2011 2011 Amber
NBS international BIM report 2013 2013 Amber
NBS international BIM report 2016 2016 Green
NBS national BIM report 2012 2012 Amber
NBS national BIM report 2013 2013 Amber
NBS national BIM report 2014 2014 Amber
NBS national BIM report 2015 2015 Amber
NBS national BIM report 2016 2016 Amber
NBS national BIM report 2017 2017 Amber
NBS national BIM report 2018 2018 Amber
NBS national BIM report 2019 2019 Amber
Non-domestic building services compliance guide (2013 edition) (only applicable in England) 2013 Amber
Olympics 2012 bulletin - update 11 (June 2009) 2009 Red
Specification report 2017 2017 Green
Sustainability bibliography - January 2014 2014 Amber
Visual guide to the Eurocodes and supporting documentation (November 2011) 2011 Red
BRAD 2010 7 Materials and workmanship Regulation 7 (2013 edition) 2013 Red
BRAD 2010 7 Materials and workmanship Regulation 7 (2013 edition) (Superseded) 2013 Red
BRAD 2010 A Structure (2004 edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments) (For use in England) 2013 Green
BRAD 2010 B Fire safety - Volume 1 Dwellinghouses (2006 edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments) (For use in England) 2011 Red
BRAD 2010 B Fire safety - Volume 1 Dwellinghouses (2006 edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments) (For use in England) 2011 Red
BRAD 2010 B Fire safety - Volume 2 Buildings other than dwellinghouses (2006 edition incorporating 2007, 2010 and 2013 amendments) (For use in England) 2010 Red
BRAD 2010 B Fire safety - Volume 2 Buildings other than dwellinghouses (2006 edition incorporating 2007, 2010 and 2013 amendments) (For use in England) 2010 Red
BRAD 2010 C Site preparation and resistance to contaminants and moisture (2004 edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments) (For use in England) 2013 Green
BRAD 2010 D Toxic substances (1992 edition incorporating 2002, 2010 and 2013 amendments) (For use in England) 2015 Green
BRAD 2010 D Toxic substances (1992 edition incorporating 2002 and 2010 amendments) (applicable in Wales only) (Superseded) 2010 Red
BRAD 2010 E Resistance to the passage of sound. (2003 edition incorporating 2004, 2010, 2013 and 2015 amendments) (For use in England) 2015 Green
BRAD 2010 E Resistance to the passage of sound. (2003 edition incorporating 2004, 2010, 2013 and 2015 amendments) (only applicable in England) (Superseded) 2015 Red
BRAD 2010 F Ventilation (2010 edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments) (For use in England) 2015 Green
BRAD 2010 G AMD Approved document G: Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency: Amendments to the approved document (2016) (For use in England) 2016 Green
BRAD 2010 G Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency (2015 edition with 2016 amendments) (For use in England) 2015 Green
BRAD 2010 G 2015 Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency (2015 edition) (For use in England) 2015 Red
BRAD 2010 H Drainage and waste disposal (2015 edition) (For use in England) 2015 Green
BRAD 2010 J Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems. (2010 edition incorporating further 2010 amendments) (applicable in England and Wales) 2010 Red
BRAD 2010 J Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems. (2010 edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments) (For use in England) 2015 Green
BRAD 2010 J Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems. (2010 edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments) (For use in Wales only) (Superseded) 2010 Red
BRAD 2010 K Protection from falling, collision and impact (2013 edition) (For use in England) 2013 Green
BRAD 2010 K Protection from falling, collision and impact (2013 edition) (only applicable in England) 2013 Red
BRAD 2010 K Protection from falling, collision and impact (2013 edition) (Superseded) 2013 Red
BRAD 2010 L1A Conservation of fuel and power in new dwellings (2013 edition) (For use in England) 2013 Red
BRAD 2010 L1A Conservation of fuel and power in new dwellings (2013 edition) (For use in England) 2013 Red
BRAD 2010 L1A Conservation of fuel and power in new dwellings (2013 edition incorporating 2016 amendments) (For use in England) 2013 Green
BRAD 2010 L1A Conservation of fuel and power in new dwellings (2013 edition incorporating 2016 amendments) (For use in England) (Superseded) 2013 Red
BRAD 2010 L1B Conservation of fuel and power in existing dwellings (2010 edition incorporating 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2016 amendments) (For use in England) 2015 Red
BRAD 2010 L1B Conservation of fuel and power in existing dwellings (2010 edition incorporating 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2016 amendments) (For use in England) (Superseded) 2015 Red
BRAD 2010 L1B Conservation of fuel and power in existing dwellings (2010 edition incorporating 2010, 2011 and 2013 amendments) (For use in England) 2015 Red
BRAD 2010 L2A Conservation of fuel and power in new buildings other than dwellings (2013 edition) (For use in England) 2013 Red
BRAD 2010 L2A Conservation of fuel and power in new buildings other than dwellings (2013 edition) (For use in England) 2013 Red
BRAD 2010 L2A Conservation of fuel and power in new buildings other than dwellings (2013 edition incorporating 2016 amendments) (For use in England) 2013 Green
BRAD 2010 L2A Conservation of fuel and power in new buildings other than dwellings (2013 edition incorporating 2016 amendments) (For use in England) (Superseded) 2013 Red
BRAD 2010 L2B Conservation of fuel and power in existing buildings other than dwellings (2010 edition incorporating 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2016 amendments) (For use in England) (Superseded) 2015 Red
BRAD 2010 L2B Conservation of fuel and power in existing buildings other than dwellings (2010 edition incorporating 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2016 amendments) (For use in England) 2015 Green
BRAD 2010 L2B Conservation of fuel and power in existing buildings other than dwellings (2010 edition incorporating 2010, 2011 and 2013 amendments) (For use in England) 2015 Red
BRAD 2010 M Access to and use of buildings (2004 edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments) (For use in England) (Superseded) 2010 Amber
BRAD 2010 M Access to and use of buildings (2004 edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments) (only applicable in England) 2010 Red
BRAD 2010 M Volume 1 Access to and use of buildings Volume 1: Dwellings (2015 edition) (For use in England) (Superseded) 2015 Red
BRAD 2010 M Volume 1 2015 Access to and use of buildings Volume 1: Dwellings (2015 edition) (For use in England) (Superseded) 2015 Red
BRAD 2010 M Volume 1 (2016 Amendment) Corrections to the Approved Documents: This document contains corrections to the following Approved Document: 2015 edition including 2016 amendments Approved Document M - Volume 1: Dwellings (For use in England) 2016 Green
BRAD 2010 M Volume 1 2016 Access to and use of buildings Volume 1: Dwellings (2015 edition with 2016 amendments) (For use in England) 2015 Green
BRAD 2010 M Volume 1 2016 Access to and use of buildings Volume 1: Dwellings (2015 edition with 2016 amendments) (For use in England) (Superseded) 2015 Red
BRAD 2010 M Volume 2 Access to and use of buildings Volume 2: Buildings other than dwellings (2015 edition) (For use in England) 2015 Red
BRAD 2010 M Volume 2 Access to and use of buildings Volume 2: Buildings other than dwellings (2015 edition) (For use in England) (Superseded) 2015 Red
BRAD 2010 P Electrical safety - dwellings (2013 edition) (For use in England) 2013 Green
BRAD 2010 P Electrical safety - dwellings (2013 edition) (For use in England) (Superseded) 2013 Red
BRAD 2010 Q Security - dwellings (2015 edition) (For use in England) 2015 Green
BRAD 2010 Q Security - dwellings (2015 edition) (For use in England) (Superseded) 2015 Red
BRAD 2010 R Physical infrastructure for high-speed electronic communications networks. In-building physical infrastructure (2016 edition) (For use in England) 2016 Green
CIS Briefing 06/2009 The Construction Information Service - Briefing (UK - June 2009) 2009 Amber
CIS Briefing 06/2009 The Construction Information Service - Briefing (Ireland - June 2009) 2009 Amber
CIS Briefing 07/2009 The Construction Information Service - Briefing (UK - July 2009) 2009 Amber
CIS Briefing 07/2009 The Construction Information Service - Briefing (Ireland - July 2009) 2009 Amber
CIS Briefing 08/2009 The Construction Information Service - Briefing (UK - August 2009) 2009 Amber
CIS Briefing 08/2009 The Construction Information Service - Briefing (Ireland - August 2009) 2009 Amber
CIS Briefing 09/2009 The Construction Information Service - Briefing (UK - September 2009) 2009 Amber
CIS Briefing 09/2009 The Construction Information Service - Briefing (Ireland - September 2009) 2009 Amber
CIS Briefing 10/2009 The Construction Information Service - Briefing (UK - October 2009) 2009 Amber
CIS Briefing 10/2009 The Construction Information Service - Briefing (Ireland - October 2009) 2009 Amber
CIS Briefing 11/2009 The Construction Information Service - Briefing (UK - November 2009) 2009 Amber
CIS Briefing 11/2009 The Construction Information Service - Briefing (Ireland - November 2009) 2009 Amber
CIS Briefing 12/2009 The Construction Information Service - Briefing (UK - December 2009) 2009 Amber
CIS Briefing 12/2009 The Construction Information Service - Briefing (Ireland - December 2009) 2009 Amber

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  • (a) current in the Construction Information Service but has a document or documents that replace or amend it, so please look at the "Newer Versions" tab or
  • (b) not in the Construction Information Service but with another reason why it may be relevant to our customers such as being cited in NBS or in the Building Regulations Approved Documents. Again there may be more recent versions of the document.
Red The Red document status indicator indicates that the document is an old version
  • The document has likely been withdrawn by the publisher, also the meta data presented here may be out of date as it is no longer being maintained by the editorial teams at NBS.