NBS and sustainability

It’s clear that how to create a more sustainable built environment is one of the key challenges facing the industry today.

The UK and other developed nations must lead by example. Within the UK, organizations, such as NBS, that have influence over thousands (millions?) of specification decisions made each day on large construction projects must support the industry overcome this challenge.

Well over 3,000 design practices subscribing to NBS to specify the nations schools, hospitals, offices… Well over 1,000 construction manufacturers work with NBS to publish their technical information. Small changes we can make will result in huge changes across the country.

In this blog post I’m highlighting three areas where we are trying to make a difference…


Our NBS webinar series continues to be a huge success. But one of the webinars we hosted that had the most attendees (over 1,000!) was our joint webinar with the RIBA (Gary Clark HOK) on sustainable outcomes and the RIBA Plan of…

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