Specifications for architectural, engineering, landscape, and built environment projects, give construction teams a detailed written description of the project work to be carried out, usually including performance, standards, regulations and product selections. This article answers some commonly asked questions about good specification and how NBS Australia is improving the process.
Get an understanding of the importance of specification as part of construction documentation, some best practice tips and how good specification can lead to better project outcomes.
Summary schedules is the latest feature to launch in NBS Chorus. As the level of information in a specification grows, it is useful to be able to share a summary of this information with other members of the project team.
Over 900 construction professionals gave their views. Here we pick out nine highlights, which we believe will continue to be relevant in 2022.
17 February 2022
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Discover how Uniclass is being put into practice to deliver exceptional results globally across the built environment.
03 February 2022
Producing specifications is an essential function of architectural practice. In this article we share the three P’s of construction specifications.
Australia's largest online construction event, Australia Build Week Online, highlighted how far the local industry has come in terms of embracing digital technology.
Here we explore 3D, 4D, 5D and 6D building information modelling (BIM), and show how adding extra information can make for more timely decisions – and ultimately better buildings.
09 December 2021
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Learn about the core elements of building information modelling (BIM), and find out why it's so important for construction projects.
02 December 2021
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Take a look at the new features and functionality within NBS Chorus and make sure you’re creating the best specification possible for your projects.
In this article, Taleen Josefsson from UK-based Chetwoods, provides an insightful assessment of the architects role in advancing sustainable design.
22 November 2021
Construction product manufacturer? Learn how to generate more leads online with this marketing masterclass from NBS.
03 November 2021
SpecPack is a well-respected and widely used Australian specification tool that has been available to specifiers in MS Word doc format for over 30 years.
28 October 2021
Over the last year, we’ve hosted a wide range of webinars covering everything you need to know about the construction industry.
Connecting specifiers and product manufacturers is a big part of what we do at NBS. In this article, we explain what specifiers want when searching for products, and how manufacturers can meet these needs with their marketing communications.
Specification documentation is the backbone of digital projects and as the building industry undergoes a digital revolution, it is more important than ever to create quality and accurate specifications.