Building Regulations: 8 reasons our online versions are awesome

You may have already read about how and why we decided to convert all of the Building Regulations Approved Documents for England and Wales into a more user-friendly web format.

You may even have already used them. (If not you can check them out here).

Either way, we thought it would be great to highlight some of the really useful aspects of them being available in this format that you may have missed.

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Saving Specifiers Time & Reducing Unbilled Hours


It’s generally accepted that architects and architectural technologists are some of the most time-poor professions within any industry.

Partly to blame for this is the enormous amount of research that goes into vital design and construction decisions during a project.

We speak with a lot of specifiers, and we have regularly been told that the product research process can often take up to 10% of a total project, which adds up to a whole lot hours which normally fall under ‘unbilled’ and take away from other parts of the project.

Today we’re having a quick look at 5 ways SpecifiedBy can help improve a specifiers efficiency whilst actually improving the quality and depth of the research being carried out.

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A big part of what we do at SpecifiedBy is about trying to provide helpful, educational content. One topic that falls under this is digital marketing for building product manufacturers, and specifically how performance is measured.

So we’ve decided to take the step of making all of our site metrics publicly available on a monthly basis.

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