NBS Engineering Services

Download the latest version of the NBS Engineering Services software and find out what's included in the latest content and software updates.

*The NBS Engineering Services download is only available to existing subscribers of the product. If you are interested in specifying building services, please contact us to discuss NBS Create.

NBS Engineering Services
Technical Content Version: 2016-2
Software Version: 5.5.17

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Supported Operating Systems

(32-bit and 64-bit) updated with the latest service pack:
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista (not NBS Create or NBS Contract Administrator)
  • Windows XP (not NBS Create  or NBS Contract Administrator)
Hardware requirements
  • Processor 2.0GHz - Highest affordable speed rating recommended
  • Memory 4GB
Pre-requisites for 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).


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.