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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.


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20 October 2016 | by
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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14 April 2022 | by Last amended on 21 September 2022
Classification of ‘things’ is an integral part in the successful delivery of interoperable data, allowing information to be organised and easily retrieved. To support the industry in assigning classification, NBS and the Government Industry Interoperability Group have undertaken an alignment exercise between Uniclass and IFC, removing the need to work through a manual decision process and improving consistent selection within the industry.
05 October 2021 | by
Specifications for architecture, engineering, landscape, and the built environment give construction teams a detailed overview of the project work, required performance, and product selections. This article answers some commonly asked questions about specification and NBS, including how to write a specification, and what to include.
11 August 2021 | by
Being an Architect has never been so important. Originally, we would have needed to deliver a building that suited the client and withstood the elements. As time has gone on, our plates have stacked ever higher. The construction industry is now at risk of being labelled a 'dirty industry' with the built environment being linked to 49% of carbon emissions.
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