NBS Create

Smarter decisions,
better specifications

Powerfully connected specification authoring software from NBS. Built for BIM.

Professional specifications for construction projects,
informed by the latest regulations and standards

NBS Create allows you to assemble information quickly and add to it over time.

Produce professional, robust specifications

NBS Create is designed to make it easy to collate the data you need to produce robust specifications that power your projects.

Start with systems, add product clauses, make informed decisions based on the continually updated NBS Guidance, and pull in manufacturer product information from NBS Plus.

The software draws on pre-written clauses for over 1,000 systems and 5,000 products, making it quicker and easier to assemble your specification.

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Get specialist help, every step of the way

NBS experts serve as an extra pair of hands on your project team.

Guidance that draws on the very latest regulations and standards is built into the software allowing you to easily tap into the expertise and insight of the NBS team.

Continuous updates and support from NBS are provided as standard.

Powerfully connected

NBS Create provides a consistent method of producing specifications for each member of the project team.

With seamless co-ordination between your model and the specification, through plug-ins like our tool for Autodesk® Revit®, and integration with the NBS National BIM Library, you can utilise powerful connections to tools and services.

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Pricing & Purchase

To help ensure you get the most out of NBS Create we offer a flexible subscription tailored to best suit the needs of your practice.

Contact us today to speak to one of our specialists about how NBS Create can work for you.

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Have a question? Call one of our product specialists today on 0345 456 9594.

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Our product specialists are available to chat between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Supported Operating Systems

(32-bit and 64-bit) updated with the latest service pack:
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP
Hardware requirements
  • Processor 2.0GHz - Highest affordable speed rating recommended
  • Memory 4GB
Pre-requisites for NBS Create, NBS Building, NBS Landscape and NBS Tools
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Full
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010

Pre-requisites for NBS Contract Administrator, NBS Engineering Services and NBS Scheduler

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

Other Requirements

  • Internet connection: Broadband connection required (NBS Create only)
  • Network file storage: NBS support Microsoft Windows Server (current versions).

Apple

NBS products and services can be run on the Apple Mac under Apple Boot Camp and with Windows emulation software.

We have tested all NBS software (NBS Create, NBS Building, NBS Landscape, NBS Engineering Services, NBS Scheduler and NBS Contract Administrator) successfully using Apple Boot Camp and Parallels Desktop software.

Both options require a licence of Microsoft Windows as outlined above.

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Scope & Contents

Libraries of pre-written specification clauses, guidance and manufacturer product information are written by our in-house team of industry specialists and updated regularly. Content is arranged by system, covering multi-discipline content, which means that a single logical project specification can be written in less time avoiding the risk of duplicated or conflicting content.
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Download Information Pack

Need more information? Download our NBS Create Information Pack in .PDF format.

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NBS Support and Training

NBS has a number of tools and resources to support and enable you to get the most out of NBS Create.
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NBS Create and Contractors

NBS Create can be used to read NBS Create specifications without purchasing a subscription.
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NBS Create and Uniclass 2015

The content of NBS Create is arranged by system using Uniclass 2, the precursor for Uniclass 2015. It includes linked contract, outline, performance, product, execution and completion clauses. NBS Create will be updated inline with Uniclass 2015.
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