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Specify-it: Online UK construction product and supplier database

Specify-it is a repository of detailed information on UK construction products, suppliers, and manufacturers. It is the result of years of consistently vetted information gathered to help you quickly and confidently find the resources you need. Specify-it is a fully searchable, online database featuring catalog pages, CAD drawings, data sheets, selector guides and more. With Specify-it, you can obtain British Board of Agrément (BBA) certificates that contain important data on durability, installation, and compliance with building regulations. If you are a manufacturer, supplier, or service provider, use Specify-it to reach more than 90,000 UK construction industry professionals through banner ads, links and more. 

Available as a freestanding service, Specify-it also integrates seamlessly with our Construction Information Service (CIS) for the UK so that you get focused, related supplier information when you perform a CIS search.

Subscribe to Specify-it today to:

  • Manage project costs
  • Improve workflow
  • Minimize research time

What’s Included

Content
  • 10,000 manufacturers and suppliers (including overseas suppliers with recognized UK agents)
  • 850,000 full-text color pages
  • 40,000 Fastrack CAD drawings from 80 top UK manufacturers
  • ISO-accredited companies
  • BBA-certified products


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Product and Service Classifications
  • Substructural external elements and structural primary elements
  • Road surfacings, materials and contractors, pavings, kerbs and edging, external lighting
  • Structural secondary elements and finishes
  • Services: plumbing, heating and ventilation, electrical, communications, storage and fittings
  • Constructions and materials


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Capabilities
  • Search the entire database by keyword
    • Company name
    • Product and trade name
    • Component type
    • Catalog title
  • Filter keyword results by suppliers or classification
  • Save links to your favorite suppliers in “Preferred Suppliers”
  • Link seamlessly to Fastrack CAD drawings and color photos
  • Integrate your Specify-it data with the Construction Information Service (CIS) for the UK

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Advertise in Specify-it
  • Unlimited Online Content: Avoid the restrictions of traditional hardcopy compendiums and directories
  • Real-time Updates: Make sure the most up-to-date information is available
  • Fully Classified and Indexed Product Inclusion: Ensure customers find your products quickly and easily
  • Web and Email Links: Give users instant access to your company website and contact details
  • Statistical Reports: Download a list of companies that have viewed your information
  • Additional Advertising Opportunities: Leverage banners and buttons on many of IHS online services
  • CAD Drawing Inclusion and Creation: Easily allow your products to be specified

Market to more than 96% of architects, 90% of consultants, 69% of contractors and house builders in the UK by advertising in Specify-it. Contact UK Customer Care number: +44 (0) 1344 328 300 or Subscribe to Marketing Solutions.

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