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What Specifiers Want 2017 articles

Here we share some of the articles that feature in What Specifiers Want 2017.

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Following the launch of What Specifiers Want 2017, we asked four specifiers from a variety of practices, to share their experiences of specification, product selection and manufacturer support.

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David Wigglesworth, Managing Director of SFS intec UK, shares his experiences and opinions about how manufacturers can support specifications and ensure that design intent is not broken.

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Results from the NBS Specification Survey highlight specifiers’ needs and the challenges that they face when producing specifications. But there are several different ways in which specifiers may approach this task and attempt to overcome these challenges. We ask Malcolm Brown, Director of FaulknerBrowns Architects, to share his experience of producing specifications and his opinion on how manufacturers can help them.

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NBS Research Manager, David Bain, explores how NBS can help manufacturers build lasting relationships with specifiers.

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We are pleased to release the findings of our Specification Survey for Manufacturers. The findings of this survey are an invaluable resource for understanding the specification process, the needs of specifiers, and what they need from manufacturers to help them realise design intent.

04 March 2017 | by

Specifications are still as important as ever - even as the construction industry undergoes digital revolution. In fact, it's the specification documentation that serves as the backbone of your entire digital project.

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Sarah Wilson and Bal Manak, from Construction Law firm Watson Burton LLP, explore the role of a specification as part of a construction contract.

Quantum Flooring Solutions is the leading independent stair nosing and accessories manufacturer in the UK, with over 50 years of experience. We caught up with Quantum's Marketing Manager, Tim Hayes to discuss working with architects and specifiers, and how NBS and RIBA CPD helps that relationship.

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the partnership between Silent Gliss and NBS. Many changes and innovations in technology, design and construction have transformed the industry from how it looked in 1988 when Silent Gliss first joined NBS. In 2018, 30 years later, Sam Shervill, Marketing Manager at Silent Gliss, talks to NBS about innovation, technology and how the route to design and specification for window treatments has evolved.

Last year Franke Sissons partnered with NBS to host their building information modelling (BIM) objects online. Now they get nearly half a million impressions every month. Sarah Hallam from Franke Sissons shares her thoughts on the company's BIM journey and relationship with NBS.