NBS Domestic Specification

4.4 Can I add my own clauses?

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The facility to add your own clauses to a specification is not available in NBS Domestic Specification but is available in our other specification products, NBS Scheduler and NBS Building. A functionality matrix outlining the different NBS specification products suitable for small works is available below. You can also find out more by visiting www.theNBS.com.

  NBS Domestic Specification NBS Scheduler NBS Building
Suitable for Domestic projects Small works projects Small to large scale commercial projects
Service levels Single Single Minor Works
Abridged
Full
     
Technical content      
Document type One part specification with contract particulars Two part Schedule of Works with Preliminaries One part specification with Preliminaries
Clause types Generic, proprietary Generic, proprietary Generic, proprietary
Contracts 6 19 58
Preliminaries for individual contracts  
Work sections 22 114 100-260
Technically accurate with regular updates
On-screen guidance
On-screen Manufacturers’ product information and specifications  
       
Functionality      
Clause selection Select from a list of available clauses Drag and drop into a blank document Select and edit full section content
Cost tracking
Publish to PDF
Use a previous project in your current project  
Create custom print layouts  
Create a custom cover page
Export to Microsoft Word  
Create your own clauses  
Create your own sections  
Change the font styles  
Insert a logo into the document  
Insert pictures    
Itemised clause revisions    
Create and maintain office standard specifications    
       
Setup      
Type of product Web application Windows application Windows application
Mac compatible? Yes Only using Apple Boot Camp or virtual desktop software such as Parallels Only using Apple Boot Camp or virtual desktop software such as Parallels
Payment terms One-off payment per specification Annual subscription for unlimited schedules Annual subscription for unlimited specifications

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