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NBS reveals only a third of projects achieve sustainable construction goals

NBS has revealed its findings of its ‘Sustainable Futures’ report, which has shown that only a third of projects manage meet sustainable construction goals, despite a drive towards net zero carbon in the sector.
Digital Construction Report

Digital Construction Report: Industry is set to embrace technology

NBS’ annual Digital Construction Report found that construction technologies are set to be a game-changer within the next five years. David Bain, NBS research manager, takes a look at some of the report’s key findings and the technologies that are shaping the sector.
BIM construction,

Has BIM taken over the construction industry?

Parm Bhangal, managing director at Bhangals Construction Consultants discusses BIM and how deeply it has established itself in the world of construction.
building lifecycle, digital adoption,

NBS & BESA to drive digital adoption throughout building lifecycle

Specification platform NBS and the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) have joined forces to drive digital adoption throughout the building lifecycle.
BIM software, ArchiCAD, NBS, Graphisoft

NBS Chorus and Graphisoft launch new BIM software

NBS and Graphisoft, the BIM software solution provider, have partnered to develop an add-on for Graphisoft ArchiCAD to enable direct linkage with NBS Chorus.
solidcad, NBS Chorus,

NBS partners with Canadian software reseller SolidCAD

NBS has furthered its global expansion with the announcement of a major partnership with Canadian software reseller, SolidCAD.
tina pringle, digital construction,

NBS appoints Tina Pringle as director of technical content

NBS has appointed Tina Pringle as its new director of technical content to focus on the definition and delivery for digital construction and the built environment.
chris slinn, NBS, chief revenue officer,

NBS appoints new chief revenue officer

Technology platform for the construction industry, NBS, has announced the appointment of Chris Slinn as its new chief revenue officer.
2019 BIM survey, construction,

2019 BIM survey reveals greater digitisation in construction

NBS has revealed the results of its 2019 BIM survey which show that BIM awareness and adoption has grown from 10% in 2011 to around 70% in 2019.
Risk going out of business

Embrace digital transformation or risk going out of business

According to latest NBS report, 70% agreed that those who do not adopt digital ways of working risk going out of business.
National BIM survey,

NBS launches annual National BIM Survey

NBS has launched the annual NBS National BIM Survey, marking almost a decade of tracking BIM adoption in the UK.
BIM objects,

Langley launches linked BIM objects to streamline specification

Langley Waterproofing Systems Ltd has added ten roofing systems to the NBS National BIM Library to help streamline the specification process.

NBS and GRAPHISOFT announce major collaboration

NBS and GRAPHISOFT UK have announced a strategic partnership that will see major collaboration between the two companies in 2019 and beyond
NBS Chorus

NBS announce launch of its first cloud-based platform

NBS has announced the launch of its most innovative specification platform, NBS Chorus, the first cloud-based platform to be released from the UK-based business
Building Information Modelling

Digital Union sponsor NBS on BIM: what you need to know

Richard Waterhouse, CEO of the NBS discusses the benefits and the reach for businesses in the North in their use of Building Information Modelling (BIM)
Contracts and Law report

Latest NBS Contracts and Law report reveals industry progression

The NBS has released its fourth Contracts and Law report this week, shedding light on how well the industry is progressing
BIM Object Standard

NBS links UK to Canada with updated BIM Object Standard

UK manufacturers operating in Canada were given a boost from NBS this week as it updated the NBS BIM Object Standard for use across Canada and the UK
BIM Regions North East

BIM Regions North East gets a boost

A new programme of events for the BIM Regions North East community began this week in Newcastle with over 50 construction professionals attending
construction product manufacturers

Construction product manufacturers tell all about BIM

For seven years, NBS has chartered the rise of BIM within the UK design community, but this week launched its first report into the views of construction product manufacturers
Government BIM mandate remains unclear for a third of the industry

Government BIM mandate remains unclear for a third of the industry

A new survey from the NBS has revealed a proportion of the industry remains unclear how to comply with the government’s BIM mandate
NBS survey reveals insight into the role of specifications

NBS survey reveals insight into the role of specifications

A new survey from the NBS has shown specifications remain essential now and in the future, and are evolving with the digital landscape

NBS launches its seventh National BIM Survey for 2017

The NBS has announced the launch of its National BIM Survey, one of the industry’s most comprehensive reviews into the use of BIM
The NBS BIM Toolkit evolution

The NBS BIM Toolkit evolution

Stephen Hamil, Director of Design and Innovation at the NBS, outlines how the NBS BIM Toolkit has been received around the country and what...
NBS BIM Toolkit to support enhanced EIR

NBS BIM Toolkit to support enhanced EIR

Stephen Hamil, Director of Design and Innovation at the NBS, describes how the NBS BIM Toolkit is used to support Employer’s Information Requirements (EIR) A...
Building Regulations

NBS pioneering automated checking of Building Regulations

NBS has completed a pilot project to demonstrate how currently available tools can be used to automate checking of Building Regulations Approved Documents compliance in a Building Information Model.