Intelligent construction specification, in the cloud. Work together on specs in real-time, across organisations and locations

A range of subscription options to make NBS Chorus work for you

An NBS Chorus package created specifically for practices working on smaller works and projects

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Platform

NBS Chorus Plans and features Small works Whitepaper New ROI Calculator Book a demo Sign in to NBS Chorus NBS Source Browse by category Browse by manufacturer For manufacturers Go to NBS Source Other tools Uniclass 2015 Construction Information Service (CIS) Plug-ins Product retirement

Resources

Knowledge Case studies Authors Podcast New Building safely Working remotely Sample Specifications

Support

Support NBS Academy Downloads and updates

About

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SPECIFICATION MADE SIMPLE

NBS Chorus has a flexible set of plans, with options available for everyone

 

step-1 

Choose your plan 

NBS Chorus

Essential features for high quality specifications

Choose between the Uniclass 2015 classification or Common Arrangement of Works (CAWS). Both classification systems are priced separately.
Chorus works with a range of content sets and libraries to suit your way of working. Choose from the full range in section two below this table.
Add, edit and park specification clauses
Rapidly create and edit your specification and remove any unnecessary detail.
Synchronised guidance and suggested values
Specialist guidance is displayed alongside the specification as you work. Authored and updated to the latest standards by the NBS team.
Publish to multiple formats
Print and export a selection or the full specification to MS Word and PDF.
Update notifications when NBS content changes
Receive a notification when Uniclass 2015 content in your specification is updated. Other libraries coming soon.
Revisions
Keep track of changes made to the contents of your specification and compare against previous versions in the publishing history.
Collaborate in the cloud with your colleagues
Work together with colleagues on the same specification at the same time, making updates in real time.
Manufacturer product information
Fully integrated with NBS Source. Choose from 25,000 products from over 1,000 manufacturers ready for your projects.
Model integration
Develop your model and your specification together directly inside Revit, Archicad or Vectorworks.
Multiple licences
Purchase multiple licences, and run concurrently so the whole team can access Chorus from anywhere.
Collaborate in the cloud with the project team
Invite multiple users from different organisations and locations into your specification.
Copy specifications between organisations New
Copy content from one organisation’s specification to another.
Master specifications
Build up a library of commonly used clauses tailored to your organisation and your clients, ready to use on new projects in an instant.
Stylesheets
Create customised templates for your specifications which automatically include your brand and style.
Specification notes
Record project decisions directly in your specification as it’s developed such as why a clause has been parked, a design preference or an essential health and safety requirement.
Export submittals and import into leading CDEs
Instantly export a full list of submittals from your spec in one click. Choose to export in a format suitable for a number of leading Common Data Environments, including Autodesk BIM 360, Newforma and Viewpoint.
Organisation-wide notes Soon
Supplement the NBS technical guidance with your organisation knowledge to help all specifiers across your organisation in better decision making.
Summary report
Export a high-level summary of everything being designed and specified, alongside a brief description and clarity over design responsibility.

NBS Chorus

Essential features for high quality specifications

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Choose your content


Architecture

Building systems and construction products for the design of new buildings and renovation, e.g. masonry walls and timber framing.

 

Building Services

Mechanical and electrical engineering systems for new buildings and renovation e.g. heating, gas supply, lighting and CCTV.


Landscape

Natural flora and fauna systems for landscape planting and design, forestry, including fencing, street furniture and paving.

 

Small Works

A tailored library of content created specifically for practices specialising in smaller works and projects.

Structures

Structural systems for buildings, e.g. foundations, piling, beams and columns. Includes civil engineering systems for building projects.

 

International Options

Options to add Australian and Canadian content that support the regions standards and regulations.

Each classification and content system is priced and purchased individually.

step-3 

Get started

  NBS Chorus onboarding session
  In-product support centre
  eLearning modules
  Phone and email support
  Specialist training from the NBS Academy available as an additional extra
  Exclusive access to free webinars and events

Get a quote or book a demo for NBS Chorus today!