A wide range of interesting articles that help you make informed decisions and deliver the best projects for your clients authored by our team of NBS subject specialists and construction industry contributors.
The Building Safety Act (BSA) came into force in England and Wales in October this year. This new legislation directly results from the findings published within the Hackitt report and represents the most significant reform in the construction industry for decades. So, what is it? And how might it impact designers and contractors for specific disciplines like mechanical and electrical services?
The UK construction industry has undergone massive change since 2017’s Grenfell Tragedy. Landmark legislation has put a stop to many outdated and irresponsible practices, ushering in a new age where safety, responsibility, and transparency are at the heart of every building project.
This article looks at the process to export custom property sets and classification data from Autodesk® Revit®, which were previewed in a recent webinar by NBS Innovation Director Dr Stephen Hamil and Senior Technical Solutions Consultant Chris Vickers.
This article looks at the enhanced model integration features that were previewed in a recent webinar by NBS Innovation Director Dr Stephen Hamil and Senior Technical Solutions Consultant Chris Vickers.
The enactment of the Building Safety Act 2022 (BSA) is one of the most fundamental changes to construction in decades. This article is the second in a series looking at what the new regime means for specifiers and manufacturers.
The enactment of the Building Safety Act 2022 (BSA) is one of the most fundamental changes to construction in decades. Much has been written about the Act and the detail of how it will operate in the future. This article is an overview of the Act and its secondary legislation for specifiers and building product manufacturers.
The new building safety regime is now here. The Building Safety Act and associated secondary legislation has changed the way the industry design and constructs buildings. We've put together some key publications and associated industry guidance.
September 2023 marks eight years since the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) were adopted globally. This article explores how design and specification can help to achieve each of the goals.