Specification

We round-up a range of articles looking at Specification - the supporting document at the heart of a construction project that codifies requirements and expectations.

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Wonder why you'd need a specification and what the benefits would be? Tempted to do without a specification at all? We've 10 key reasons as to why you shouldn't scrimp when it comes to specifications.

01 May 2015 | by

2016 will see the mandatory use of Level 2 BIM on all public-funded projects. In this 10 part series we explore how your business can become BIM-ready. This month, changes required to your existing business (part one).

01 April 2015 | by

2016 will see the mandatory use of Level 2 BIM on all public-funded projects. In this 10 part series we explore how your business can become BIM-ready. This time, risk analysis and beginning to make a business case for BIM implementation.

01 March 2015 | by

2016 will see the mandatory use of Level 2 BIM on all public-funded projects. In this 10 part series we explore how your business can become BIM-ready. This time, risk analysis.

01 February 2015 | by

2016 will see the mandatory use of Level 2 BIM on all public-funded projects. In this 10 part series we explore how your business can become BIM-ready. This time, creating a business audit (part two).

01 February 2015 | by

We love to hear about how our customers use our products across their projects. Here, as part of our series of case studies, we look at how Sheffield City Council used our specification product NBS Building on the multi-million pound redevelopment of the city's Botanical Gardens and its plans to implement NBS Create.

01 January 2015 | by

2016 will see the mandatory use of Level 2 BIM on all public-funded projects. In this 10 part series we explore how your business can become BIM-ready. This time, creating a business audit (part one).

01 January 2015 | by

A review of the new BCO ‘Guide to Specification’ – written by the industry, for the industry – with five emerging themes for sustainable office buildings picked out.

01 November 2014 | by

A look at how NBS services have been used to develop Bridlington Leisure World.

01 August 2014 | by

The August 2014 update to the masonry content in NBS Create brought with it a new, more flexible way to specify masonry systems and products. The new method differs significantly from the original approach; this article will explain the background.

01 March 2014 | by

Jenny Dobson rounds up findings from the NBS Specification Survey 2013.

01 July 2013 | by

Discover how NBS Create has been designed to enable you to quickly and easily specify construction products either generically or by using manufacturer and product references. This guide also illustrates how to export a full list of all the manufacturers and product specified in your NBS Create specification, plus how to output into a COBie format.

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