For more than 40 years NBS services have underpinned the delivery of successful construction projects by supporting construction professionals to make the best design decisions. By providing access to the right information at the right time in the right way, our specification and collaboration, building product and construction knowledge tools and services enable you to deliver outstanding projects in an informed, collaborative and efficient way.
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12 May 2017 | by NBS
The annual NBS National BIM Report is now recognised as one of the industry’s most comprehensive reviews into the use of BIM. Now in its seventh year, the latest report is packed with a range of insight and expertise, it gives a snapshot of the changes the industry has been going through since the BIM mandate was implemented in April 2016.
11 May 2017 | by NBS
The annual NBS National BIM Report is now recognised as one of the industry’s most comprehensive reviews into the use of BIM. Now in its seventh year, we distil some of the key findings from this year's survey.
04 May 2017 | by NBS
In November 2016 we launched our latest survey in a bid to understand how the industry is changing the way it writes specifications as it continues to adopt digital ways of working. We're now ready to share the results in the NBS Specification Report 2017.
30 March 2017 | by NBS
Following the launch of What Specifiers Want 2017, we asked four specifiers from a variety of practices, to share their experiences of specification, product selection and manufacturer support.
04 March 2017 | by NBS
Our technical team author NBS specification products and are available to help customers who are using these tools for specification writing. The team members' backgrounds are diverse, with many years of experience working in the construction industry and producing their own specifications. Here we introduce you to some of the team as they share their specification experiences with you.
04 March 2017 | by NBS
Following the launch of the NBS Specification Report 2017, we asked four people working in the industry to share their experiences of specifications for construction with us in more detail.
20 December 2016 | by NBS
What are the outputs that you can expect from your BIM process? We explore the Level 2 deliverables that spring from a raft of standards and supporting documentation and to Level 3 and beyond.
12 October 2016 | by NBS
Through BIM information can be provided to a standard data structure. This increasingly allows project teams to digitally verify that the information that is being requested has been delivered. In this article, NBS Labs Manager Alan Smith, looks at what is possible now in terms of BIM and verification.
13 September 2016 | by NBS
The latest update to the NBS BIM Toolkit represents an ongoing commitment to maintain and develop this essential piece of the BIM Level 2 jigsaw beyond the April 2016 government funding end date.
03 August 2016 | by NBS
What is BIM? NBS experts explore definitions of the process that sees construction industry professionals collaborate on a range of data that comes together in a federated digital Building Information Model. We also explore a range of essential BIM tools and resources.
19 July 2016 | by NBS
We've produced a manufacturers version of the 2016 National BIM Report - our study into UK adoption and awareness of Building Information Modelling (BIM). Download the full, free report including full summary findings and expert insight and analysis.
16 May 2016 | by NBS
Outside of the construction industry, too few people are aware that the North East of England is a global fount of advanced building expertise. But that could change as a famous old building undergoes a transformation.