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NBS Source

Powerful product data, unique insights. 

Place your products directly in front of the people that matter, at the exact time product decisions are made.


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FIND

NBS Source enables specifiers to FIND and browse products and manufacturers using intuitive search.

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SELECT

Specifiers can SELECT and compare products using structured properties, values and technical information.

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SPECIFY

Manufacturer products specified directly into a project specification, 3D model or both via full integration with NBS Chorus and Autodesk Revit.

 

WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

NBS Source allows you to make the most of your construction product information by:

  • Meet the industry drive for high-quality product data.
  • Marketing your products more effectively and accurately through a digital medium
  • Grow your business and win more orders through increased exposure.
  • Work directly with the specifier – through NBS Source, manufacturers can be invited by specifiers into NBS Chorus to collaborate directly on a specification. Make sure your products are specified correctly and get full visibility of the spec.
  • Making it easier to create, store and manage manufacturers’ product information, meaning there’s no need for manual entry or clunky Word documents. Get up and running fast, easily update in bulk and publish in just a few clicks 
  • Plan your operations better through unique insights – in NBS Source you will be able to access unique information about your product trends, industries and practices, which helps you to make better decisions about your products.

If you'd like to find out more and explore the platform, book a demo of NBS Source.

EXPERIENCE THE FUNCTIONALITY OF
UNIFIED PRODUCT DATA

NBS Source gives the construction industry a completely new way to find manufacturer products – providing specifiers with unified product data in one place, and allowing manufacturers to build and maintain relationships with specifiers right across the lifecycle of a construction project.

The platform allows specifiers to FIND and browse products and manufacturers using intuitive search, SELECT and compare products using structured properties, values and technical information, and SPECIFY products directly into their project specification, 3D model or both, via full integration with NBS Chorus and Autodesk Revit. 

NBS offers the digital tools to get your products in front of the right people at the right time, and revolutionise your marketing strategy.

Building your brand becomes easier than ever thanks to the ability to upload PDFs, images, videos and catalogues, while full integration with NBS Chorus means your products are just a click away. Your products can be easily dropped into the model, with integration being available for Autodesk Revit, Graphisoft ArchiCAD and Vectorworks.

If you'd like to find out more and explore the platform, book a demo of NBS Source.

FIND THE RIGHT PLAN FOR YOU

Whether you’re a growing manufacturer or a global giant, our flexible plans mean we have a solution to suit your business.

 

Basic

List your company on NBS Source, reaching thousands of NBS users with your marketing materials.

Advanced

Get your products seen across the project timeline, get in the spec and the design model.
Company listing
Create a company listing on NBS Source, our cloud-based platform, and include key contact details and business information.
Reach thousands of online users
Upload your product collateral and certifications, that shows your products meet the standards of specific certification bodies e,g, BBA or BRE.
Upload product literature, data, and certifications
Upload your product literature, data sheets and certifications to demonstrate that they meet the standards and requirements of specific certification bodies such as BBA or BRE.
Manage your profile and content online Soon
Take ownership of your listings with our Partner Platform. This feature will give you the ability to upload your product data, update your listings and archive information.
Individual product listings
Create individual product listings, providing specifiers with high quality and detailed information about your products, that they need to make informed decisions for their projects.
Your product data will be structured consistently, aligning to industry standards, making it easy for specifiers to search, view and specify your products.
Your products and collateral will be given a unique ID and a permanent link ‘permalink’ always linking back to NBS Source, providing full traceability.
Sync your NBS product data to your website Soon
Sync your NBS Source product data with your website, saving you time as you only need to update once.
Time stamp on your data Soon
Time stamps share with users when you last updated your product information.
Bulk update function Soon
Export multiple products and their information into industry formats such as Microsoft Excel, make the necessary changes and then re-upload the information. This saves time, and improves accuracy.
Full product listings in NBS Chorus
Uniquely to NBS your products will be positioned against the NBS clause, visible in NBS Chorus: our award-winning specification-writing platform, used by 4000+ practices and on the largest construction projects.
Reach specifiers directly in the specification environment
With our specification platform, NBS Chorus, specifiers can invite you to collaborate directly on specifications in real time. Capture any bespoke requirements and have full visibility of the spec.
Product specifications authored on your behalf
NBS will author your specification data to ensure quality and consistency across your product range, making it more desirable for specifiers. Once you're happy with it, it will go live on the platform.
Digital objects of your products
We will assess and host your digital objects (also referred to as BIM components), ready for them to be dropped straight into a design model.
Drop your products directly into Revit model
Unlike any other product library, your product data is integrated directly into design tools, including Autodesk Revit. Specifiers that find and select your products, can drag and drop them into their design models.
Number of impressions
Actionable insight into your product and company listings on the platform. See how many times your product is being viewed, across channels and devices.
Number of times added to a model
Insight into how often your digital objects are being used in live models in our partner software such as Autodesk Revit.
Market insights Soon
Unique insights into how your products are performing from a project, sector and competitor perspective, direct from our specifiers and their specifying behaviour, helping you to make business decisions.

Basic

List your company on NBS Source, reaching thousands of NBS users with your marketing materials.

Advanced

Get your products seen across the project timeline, get in the spec and the design model.

RAISE YOUR PROFILE

  • List your company in Source
  • Get found online
  • Reach hundreds of thousands of global users
  • Upload PDFs, images, videos and catalogues
  • Build your brand

GET YOUR PRODUCTS SPECIFIED

  • Your product specifications in the NBS Platform
  • Get your products specified in one-click
  • Integration with NBS Chorus
  • Integration with your website

GET YOUR PRODUCTS IN THE MODEL

  • Your products, ready to be dropped into the model
  • Integration with Autodesk Revit, Graphisoft ArchiCAD and Vectorworks
  • Drag and drop into the model
  • Help deliver digital construction

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