Terms and Conditions

1 The ‘Information’

1.1       The ‘Green Building Calculator (GBC) are a product (MS Excel Calculator) and a service (Subscription Services to its maintenance and upkeep) provided by National Green Specification (NGS Ltd.) distributed via Green Building Calculator (GBE GBC) website.

1.2       GBE Green Building Calculator was prepared for NGS Ltd. and ‘Green Building Encyclopaedia’ (GBE) by Brian Murphy aka BrianSpecMan

1.3       GBE, GBC, and NGS approach to developing GBE Green Building Calculator is based on >45 years or Construction Industry, >20 years of environmental learning experience and >35 years of Specification Consultancy, >£2415m Project specification commissions, >13 years of teaching; information gathered from contacts, seminars, workshops, published information. Etc.

1.4       The Green Building Calculator in this Excel Spreadsheet (the ‘Information’) is based on information assimilated from non-standard and standard Industry practices, International standards, published or unpublished verbal and written information from contacts, manufacturer’s, literature, website, certificates, Q&A and discussions, etc.

1.5       The Information will continue to be developed and current files will be maintained on the GBC website at https://greenbuildingcalculator.uk  GBC envisages 12 versions during the development phase all will be available.

1.6      During the development of GBC it is anticipated that other source of information may need to be licensed from other parties to increase the functionality of GBC, these terms and conditions will apply to those additions.

2 Copyright Notice

2.1       Copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the Information shall remain at all times the property of NGS Ltd. and you shall acquire no rights in any such material except as expressly provided in this Agreement.

2.2       You are permitted to reproduce any part or parts either alone or in conjunction with your own material for the purposes of internal use in the your office, or for inclusion in any drawings or contract documents used or intended to be used in connection with a building contract where you are a contracting party, or in connection with which you are engaged by one of the contracting parties in a professional capacity.

2.3       You shall not use, sell, assign, rent, sub-license, loan, or otherwise deal in any way in the Information or any interest in it except as expressly provided herein.

3 Disclaimer

3.1       Whilst NGS Ltd. endeavours to ensure that the Information is correct, it is provided on an “as is” basis, without warranties of any kind, and no warranty, express or implied, is given as to accuracy, currency or completeness and NGS Ltd. does not accept any liability for any error or omission. NGS Ltd. shall not be liable for any third party claims or losses of any nature including, but not limited to, loss of profits, direct, indirect, special or consequential damages arising from a third party’s use or inability to use this Information.

3.2       All users and others must verify the contents of the Information and ensure that its application is effective to communicate what is required by them and that the Information is fit for their intended use which has not been created by or specified by NGS Ltd.

3.3       NGS Ltd. accepts no responsibility for the content on any internet website to which a hypertext link from this calculator exists. The links are provided “as is” with no warranty, express or implied, for the information provided within them.

4 General

4.1       These terms and conditions may be revised from time to time without prior notice.

4.2       If any part of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable the validity of the remainder of the Agreement will not be affected.

4.3       This Agreement is covered by the Laws of England and Wales.


© GBE GBC NGS ASWS Brian Murphy aka BrianSpecMan *
8th June 2020 – 12th June 2020