Which NBS specification tool is right for you?

As the knowledge business of the RIBA, we understand that you are under pressure to deliver client expectations while managing the challenges of information management, changing legislation, technology innovation, tight budgets and time constraints – that’s why we offer a range of specification tools to make your job easier.

Find the right tool for you

NBS Create

Outline, full and performance specifications for all construction sectors.

Fully BIM-ready

NBS Building

Full specifications with architecture and structural content for projects of any size.

NBS Landscape

Full specifications for hard and soft landscape projects of any size.

NBS Scheduler

Schedules for refurbishment, alteration and small-scale new-build projects.

NBS Domestic

Full specifications for small domestic projects.

Co-ordinated information


Fully linked to model in BIM environment



Via drawing annotations



Via drawing annotations



Via drawing annotations



Via drawing annotations

Re-use of information
COBIE output
Manufacturer content
Updates

Regular automatic content updates via the web

Software updates via download

Regular via download

Regular via download

Regular via download

Periodic

Licencing

Unlimited projects via an annual subscription Yearly payment

Unlimited projects via an annual subscription Yearly payment

Unlimited projects via an annual subscription Yearly payment

Unlimited projects via an annual subscription Yearly payment

Pay per project Per project