Aug 04 2011 12:00 AM
New web-based national standard targets efficiency, cost cutting.
by Jennifer K. Gorsche
Earlier this year, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), and National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) released Version 5 of the United States National CAD Standard (NCS), marking the first update to the standard in three years. The publication has shifted to a web-based format, which contains new cross-linked text references and allows users access the material online at any time.
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