Saint-Gobain Glass UK products are registered to be part of the RIBA Product Selector and NBS PLUS schemes to enable architects and specifiers easier access to our product portfolio. The BIM software is in development and will create an easy-to-use drag-and-drop facility to assist in building specifications.
Please follow the links below to see SGGUK products in use on each platform.
RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) –This is the comprehensive building product directory for UK construction industry professionals. Saint Gobain features over 20 products in the directory which is widely used by UK specifiers including architects, building surveyors, quantity surveyors, interior designers, engineers, developers, contractors and the health, education and public housing sectors.
NBS PLUS (National Building Specification) - NBS Plus is a library of building product manufacturers details linked to clause guidance in the NBS specification products. SGGUK has licenses to create specifications within NBS Plus. NBS Plus easily allows products to be specified quickly and accurately, either in generic terms or by selecting manufacturer and product references.
BIM (Building Information Modelling)- BIM is essentially is digital representation of physical and functional characteristics of a facility. A building information model is a shared knowledge resource for information about a facility forming a reliable basis for decisions during its life-cycle; defined as existing from earliest conception to demolition. Saint Gobain are already involved in implementing BIM to ensure that Saint Gobain products are available for selection upon launch. This website will be updated when further information becomes available on the BIM project.