Standards and Regulations
Ensure your projects meet the relevant standards and regulations and stay-up-to-date with the latest changes and their effects. Tap into specialist insight and analysis on standards and regulations from NBS.
31 July 2017 | by NBS
Uniclass 2015 is a dynamic classification for the construction industry. Our latest update features new codes and minor amends to existing codes across six classification tables with some major additions to the Activities table.
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29 March 2016 | by Anthony Lymath
A round-up of the gas safety regulations and guidance for those involved in residential development.
20 October 2016 | by Richard McPartland
Introducing BS 8536-2: 2016. A new addition to the BIM Level 2 suite of documents gives recommendations for briefing for design and construction in relation to energy, telecommunication, transport, water and other utilities’ infrastructure to ensure that design takes into account the expected performance of the asset in use over its planned operational life.
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05 November 2019 | by NBS
This is the latest in our quarterly updating programme for Uniclass 2015 and includes updates to seven tables.
16 October 2019 | by Dr Stephen Hamil
Working with specification specialists at the practices AHMM and BDP we have developed an alternative structure for the published output in NBS Chorus.
23 September 2019 | by Richard Waterhouse
With the Rugby World Cup in full swing, NBS Chief Executive Richard Waterhouse gives his view on what the construction industry can learn from his favourite sport.
21 August 2019 | by Dr Stephen Hamil
In 2016 it was announced that NBS has become the first UK organisation to become an Autodesk Solution Associate. Both organizations have been working closely together to develop the next generation of information and knowledge management solutions.
13 February 2019 | by NBS
The January 2019 Update has changes to 4 tables in response to user requests.
11 February 2019 | by Paul Shillcock
Paul Shillcock, co-author of PAS 1192-2 and author of ISO 19650-2 and the UK National Annex, answers your questions on ISO 19650.
25 January 2019 | by NBS
Paul Shillcock, co-author of PAS 1192-2 and author of ISO 19650-2 and the UK National Annex visited us in January 2019 to discuss all things ISO 19650.
15 January 2019 | by Paul Shillcock
Paul Shillcock, co-author of PAS 1192-2 and author of ISO 19650-2 and the UK National Annex, talks to us about the journey to ISO 19650.
28 November 2018 | by NBS
The October 2018 Update has changes to 5 tables in response to user requests.
10 September 2018 | by NBS
The August 2018 Update has changes to nine tables in response to user requests.
22 May 2018 | by NBS
Uniclass 2015 is a dynamic classification for the construction industry. Our latest update is of particular benefit to construction industry professionals working in the rail and water sectors.
19 April 2018 | by Jess Sharman and Stephanie Longmuir
What happens to an existing standard when a new standard is published? What are amendments? What are the European standards bodies and what do they produce? What do all of those initials and abbreviations mean? In this two-part series, we explore all of that and more.