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.
The UK Government has published their response to the ‘Building a Safer Future’ consultation. This outlines the coming changes to the regulatory system for building safety. Lee Jones, Head of Manufacturer Solutions at NBS, provides a summary of the report below.
At NBS, our vision is to be the information platform for the construction industry. Our mission is to use the power of connected data to add value and enable a safe, efficient, high-quality industry. In this article Dr Stephen Hamil, Innovation Director for NBS, takes us through the reasons behind the development our new platform NBS Source.
25 March 2020
The move to homeworking has created new challenges for the industry that we are all adapting to. We’ve seen an increase in usage of our NBS Chorus specification platform, and many of our customers are seeing the benefits of specifying in the cloud now more than ever. In this article we outline how Chorus will make your life easier while you’re working from home.
In what seems like just a few weeks, the world has changed. We face a threat, the likes of which we have rarely seen. Governments are taking drastic actions to limit the spread of the virus to protect the vulnerable. At the same time, this risks hurting even more through economic damage. In China, GDP fell by over 20% in February and most economies are looking at similar declines.
In the construction and architectural field, there's a lot of discussion around the 'golden thread of information'. But what is it?
What are the global, long-term impacts on the future of the built environment? This article will form part of a wider series on these subjects, in association with CIMCIG.
05 November 2019
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This is the latest in our quarterly updating programme for Uniclass 2015 and includes updates to seven tables.
Working with specification specialists at the practices AHMM and BDP we have developed an alternative structure for the published output in NBS Chorus.
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.
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
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The January 2019 Update has changes to 4 tables in response to user requests.
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.