Specifying engineering services

NBS has enhanced its specification software for building-services engineers with 12 new work sections — taking the total to 104 sections. The enhanced product also incorporates improved features, additional functionality and software guidance. It retains the navigation that previous users of NBS specification products will be familiar with. It offers a library of pre-written specification clauses with extensive guidance, suitable for a wide variety of engineering-services projects.
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  • 13% rise in detailed planning approvals against the preceding three months
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Glenigan has released the June 2022 edition of its Construction Review.