Popular Architectural acronyms and abbreviations list

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List of acronyms

Acre
Alcove
Ampere
Area
Architectural Association
Architectural Access Board
Advances in Architectural Geometry
Architectural Association of Kenya
Architectural Area Lighting
Architectural Aluminum Manufacturers Association
Architectural Adapter Plates
Anchor Bolt
Asbestos Board
Architectural Barriers Act
Architectural Billings Index
Above
Acoustical
Air Conditioning
Alternating Current
Access
Architectural Concrete Finish
Access Floor
Access Door
American Concrete Institutetute
Across the Line
Acoustical
Acoustic
Acoustical Plaster
Acrylic
Acoustical Tile
Actual
Architectural Design
Area Drain
Americans with Disabilities Act Architectural Guidelines
Addendum
Addition
Architectural Design Document
Additional
Adhesive
Adjacent
Adjust
Adjustable
Architectural Description Language
Architectural Design Works
Architectural Engineering
Architectural Energy Corporation
Architectural Engineering Construction
Above the Floor
Above Finished Floor
Aggregate
Aggregate
Architectural Hardware Consultant
Architectural Hardware Consultants
Architectural Humanities Research Association
American Institutetute of Architects
Architectural Institute of British Columbia
Amperes Interrupting Circuit
American Institutetute of Electrical Engineers
Architectural Institute of Japan
Architectural Institute of Korea
American Institutetute of Steel Construction
American Iron and Steel Institutetute
Aluminum
Aluminum
Alarm
Acrylic Latex Sealant
Alteration
Alternate
Ambient
Ampacity
Ampere
Ampere
Architectural Metal Systems
Amount
Anode
Anchor
Anchorage
Anodized
Access Panel
Architectural Precast Association
Architectural Practice Examination
Architectural Products Group
Approved
Approved
Approximate
Approximate
Apartment
Acid Resisting
Architectural Review Board
Architectural Resources Cambridge
Architectural Review Committee
Architectural Research Centers Consortium
Architect
Architectural
Architectural Registration Exam
Architectural Registration Examination
Architectural Research Quarterly
Asbestos Roof Shingles
Acoustic Sealant
American Society of Architectural Illustrators
Asbestos
Above Suspended Ceiling
Architectural Society of China
Arab Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Alternate Stress Design
Architectural Services Department
Architectural Street Furnishings
Asphalt
Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating systems
Assemble
Assembly
Associate
Association
American Society for Testing and Materials
Acoustical Tile
Asphalt Tile
Acoustical Tile Ceiling
Atmospheric
Automatic Teller Machine
Attenuation
Authorized
Automatic
Average
Acid Waste
American Wire Gauge
Architectural Woodwork Institute
Architectural Woodworking Institute
Bathroom
Bidet
Boiler
Bottom
Bulb Angle
Boston Architectural College
Boston Architectural Center
Baffle
Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association
Balance
Ballast
Board of Architectural Review
Bachelor of Architectural Studies
Ball Bearing,
Buffalo Box
Bulletin Board
Broom Closet
Blow Down
Below
Between
Between
Bevel
Back Face
Board Foot
Boiler Feed
Both Faces
Bottom Face
British Institute of Architectural Technologists
Bituminous
Bituminous Joint Filler
Base Line
Block
Block
Blocking
Building Line
Blower
Beam
Bench Mark
Blow Off
Bottom
Base Plate
Bearing Plate
Brass
Brass
Brick
Brick
Bridge
Bridging
Bearing
Breaker
Bracket
Butyl Rubber Sealant
Bronze
Brazing
Both Sides
British Thermal Units
British Thermal Units per Hour
Built-Up Roof
Buzzer
Butterfly Valve
Calcimine
Channel
Courses
Curb
Cast Iron
Cased Opening
Center to Center
Compressed Air
Computer Aided Architectural Design
Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia
Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia
Cabinet
Canadian Architectural Certification Board
Cadmium
Computer-aided drafting
Caisson
Capacity
Carpet
Carpenter
Catalog
Cavity
Catch Basin
Concrete Block,
Concrete Block
Cubic Centimeter
Closed Circuit TV
Cold Drawn
Cold Drawn Steel
Cellar
Cement
Cement Asbestos Board
Cement Water Paint
Ceramic
Cubic Feet
Cubic Feet Per Minute
Cubic Feet Per Second
Corner Guard
Coat Hook
Chamfer
Channel
Chalk Board
Chalkboard
Chilled Water Return
Chilled Water Supply
Cast Iron
Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists
Cinder Block
Cast-in-place
Cast Iron Pipe
Circle
Circuit
Circular
Circumference
Clear Insulating Tempered Glass
Control Joint
Cork Joint Filler
Class
Clearance
Closet
Closing
Closure
Closet
Closure
Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards
Clothes Line Hook
Contract Limit Line
Clamp
Clear
Clear Opening
Circular Mil,
Corrugated metal pipe
Ceramic Mosaic Tile
Concrete Masonry Unit
Concrete Masonry Unit Painted
Cased Opening
Company
Cut Out
Coaxial
Coefficient
Column
Common
Combination
Combustion
Commercial
Commonwealth Edison
Composition
Composition
Compressed
Compartment
Construction
Construction
Construction
Concrete
Concrete Painted
Condenser
Conduit
Connection
Construction Joint
Continue
Continuous
Control
Contractor
Convector
Convenience
Copper
Corner
Cover
Corridor
Corridor
Corrugate
Cathodic Protection
Clothes Pole
Cement Plaster
Cement Plaster Painted
Curtain Rod
Cold Rolled Steel
Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institutetute
Cast Steel
Cast Stone
Commercial Standard
Deep
Department
Department
Depth
Drain
Drop
Double Acting
Direct Current
Detector Check Valve
Deck Drain
Driveway Drain
Degree
Degree Celcius
Degree Farenheit
Demolish
Demolition
Depression
Detail
Drinking Fountain
Double Hung
Diameter
Diameter
Diagonal
Diffuser
Dimension
Dispenser
Direction
Disposal
Division
Divisionsion
Dead Load
Development Length
Dew Point
Distribution Panel
Double Pole Double Throw
Double Pole Single Throw
Dining Room
Drain
Drainboard
Disconnect switch
East
Enamel
Exhaust
Elastic Composite Reinforced Lightweight Concrete
Elastic Composite Reinforced Lightweight Concrete
Each
European Association for Architectural Education
Expansion Bolt
Exposed Construction
Eccentric
Exposed Construction Painted
Equivalent Direct Radiation
Each End
Each Face
European Forum for Architectural Policies
Expanding Foam Tape Sealant
Edge Grain
Exterior Insulation and Finish System
Expansion joint
Ejector
Elevation
Elevator
Elbow
Electrical
Electrical
Elevation
Elevator
Emergency Lighting Panel
Emergency
Emergency
Enamel
Enclosure
Engineer
Engineer
Expanded Neoprene Joint Filler
Entrance
Entrance
Electrical Panelboard
Explosion Proof
Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer
Expanded Polyethelene Joint Filler
Equal
Equipment
Equipment
Equipment
Emergency Receptacle Panel
Each Side
Escalator
Estimate
Evaporator
Each Way
Electric Wiring and Communication
Electric Water Cooler
Electric Water Heater
Exit
Exposed Construction
Excavate
Excavate
Executive
Existing
Fuse
Fire Alarm
Fresh Air
Fabricate
Fabricate
Fire Alarm Control Panel
Fire Alarm Gong
Finish All Over
Floor Area Ratio
Fasten
Fastener
Face Brick
Fire Brick
Flat Bar
Floor Box
Foot Board Measure
Fault Current
File Cabinet
Foot Candle
Floor Drain
Fire Department Connection
Fire Extinguisher
Fire Extinguisher Cabinet
Factory Finish
Far Face
Finished Floor
Finished Floor Elevation
Finished Floor Line
Fire Hose
Flat Head
Fire Hose Cabinet
Flat head machine screw
Fire Hose Rack
Fire Hose Station
Flat Head Wood Screw
Fire Hydrant
Fillet
Finish
Finished
Fitting
Fixture
Fixture
Fire Line
Floor
Flooring
Floor
Flashing
Flashing
Flexible
Flexible
Flange
Fluorescent
Fire Main
Feminine Napkin Dispenser
Foundation
Finished Opening
Free On Board
Face of Concrete
Face of Finish
Free Of Knots
Face of Studs
Forge Welding
Fence Post
Fibrous Plaster
Filling Point
Fire Place
Fire Plug
Fire Rating
Flame-proof
Flange Packer
Freezing Point
Fire Protection Industry Association of Australia
Feet Per Minute
Feet Per Second
Family Room
Fire Resistant
Fire Riser
Flow-recorder
Frame
Front
Functional Requirements Brief
Fibre-reinforced Cement
Flow-regulated Environmental Design
Fire Resistance Glazing
Fire Resistance Level
Forward Repair Group
Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects
Fellow of the Royal Institutetute of British Architects
Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Fellow of the Royal Institutetution of Chartered Surveyors
Frame
Fibre-reinforced Polyester
Fibre-reinforced Plastics
Fire-resistance Period
Forward Repair Team
Friction Welding
Far side
Federal Standards
Fire Service
Fire Shutter
Fire station
Floor Sink
Floor Sump
Flushing Sink
Footing Slab
Full Size
Furnace Soldering
Fused Switch
Full-scale
Flush Solid Core Wood
Flame Spread Index
Finished Surface Level
Full Supply Level
Fibre Saturation Point
Fibre Service Pipe
Forward Supply Point
Field Service Representative
Floor Space Ratio;
Field Sound Transmission Class
Feet
Finish Time
Flushometer Tank
Foot
Fuel Tank
Fully Tempered
Fungicide Treatment
Fault Tree Analysis
Footing
Field Transmission Loss
Fixture Unit
Furred
Furnish
Furniture
Furring
Future
Fill Valve
Front View
Fuel Vent
Fire Valve Cabinet
Gas
Girder
Gram
Gutter
Gage
Gauge
General Arrangement
Genetic Algorithm
Graphics Array
Garage and Allied Builders Association
Global Architectural Development
Gauge
Guild of Architectural Ironmongers
Gallon
Galvanized
Global Access Manhole
Gross Annual Return
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
Glass Block
Grab Bar
Grade Beam
Gypsum Board
Gross Building Area
Green Building Council of Australia
Government Business Enterprise
Gas Bath Heater
Gas Cock
General Contractor
Golf Course
Good Condition
Galvanized Corrugated Iron
Glazed Concrete Masonry Unit
Garbage Disposal
Garbage Disposal Unit
Glass Door
Gutter Drain
Graphic Design Interface
Gross Domestic Product
Gully Disconnector Trap
General Engineering
General
Generator
General
Global Engineering Network
Global Engineering Network Intelligent Access Libraries
Goliath Edison Screw
Granolithic Finish
Ground Face
Ground Floor
Gross Floor Area
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupted
Ground Fault Circuit Interruptor
Ground Fault Interrupted
Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete
Ground Guy
Glass & Glazing Federation
Ground Hydrant
Guest House
Gas Hot Water Service
Galvanized Iron
Glare Index
Galvanized Iron Nail
Galvanized iron pipe
Galvanized Iron Spike
Geographical Information System
Grease Interceptor Trap
Glass
Grid Line
Ground Level
Gross Leasable Area
Glass Block
Glass Block
General Lighting Service
Globe Valve
Globe Valve
Glaze
Gas Main
Gas Meter
General Manager
Gas Metal Arc
Gas Metal Arc Cutting
Gas Metal Arc Welding
Gun Missile Barrier
Ground Mission Equipment
Grand Master Key
Guaranteed Maximum Price
Glazed Masonry Unit
Grid north
Gross National Product
Government Open Systems Interconnection Profile
Government
Galvanized Pipe
General Purpose
Glazed Partition
Gully Pit
Gusset Plate
Gypsum Plaster Ceiling
Gallons Per Hour
Gallons Per Minute
General Post Office
General Power Outlet
General Purpose Outlet
Gypsum Plaster Painted
Gallons Per Second
Grab Rail
Grade
Grating
Grain
Granite
Granite
Grille
Granular
Geometric Reference Frame
Ground
Glass Reinforced Polypropylene
Galvanized Steel
Galvanized Sheet Metal
Galvanized Sheet Steel
General Services Tax
Goods and Services Tax
Gas Stove
Glazed Structural Unit
Globe Stop Valve
Gas Turret
Grease Trap
Gully Trap
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
Glazed Timber Door
Griffiths University
Griffiths Universityrsity
Graphical User Interface
Gas Valve
Gate Valve
Gas Vent
Ground Vent
Glazed Vitreous Clay
Gas Welding
Henry
High
Hour
Housing Advisory Council
Heat Affected Zone
Hand Basin
Heavy Beam
Hollow Block
Horizontal Bend,
Hose Bib
High Back Pressure Generator
Hydrogen Bromide
Hard Cover
Heating coil
High Chair
Hollow Core
Hose Cock
Health Capital Asset Managers Consortium
Hanging Closet
Hook Cable Marker
Housing Corporation of New Zealand
Housing Corporationration of New Zealand
High Carbon Steel
Hollow Clay Tile
Hose Connection Vacuum Breaker
Hazard Division
Heavy Duty
High Density
Holding Down
Hot Dip Galvanized
High Dependency Unit
Heat Exchanger
High Explosive
Horizontal Each Face
Heavy Engineering Manufacturers Association
Heavy Engineering Research Association
High Efficiency Particulate Air
High Energy Rating Scheme
Hexagonal
Halogen Free
Health Facilities
Hot-finished
Hydrogen Fluoride
Health Facility Guidelines
Heat Flow Meter
High Frequency Resistance Welding
Hex Head Machine Bolt
Hand Held Terminal
Heart-in
Housing Industry Association
High Intensity Approach Lighting
High Intensity Discharge
Horizontal Inside Face
High Intensity Runway Lighting
Hong Kong Institute of Architects
Hong Kong Institutetute of Architects
Hydrant Line
Helicopter Landing Site
Hollow Metal
Human Machine Interface
Hollow Neoprene Compression Gasket
Heinz Nixdorf Institut
Heinz Nixdorf Institutetut
High Ohmic Distribution
Horizontal Outside Face
Horizontal
Horizontal
Hospital
High Performance
High Point
High Pressure
Hire Purchase
Horse Power
Hydrant Point
Hardwood Plywood Manufacturers Association
High-pressure Steam
High Pressure Sodium
High Pressure Steam
Hall Robe
Heat-resisting
Hose Rack
Hose Reel
Hot-Rolled
Human Resources
High Rupturing Capacity
Horizontal Reference Line
Human Resources Management
Hot Rolled Steel
Hydrostatic Relief Valve
Heat Strengthened
High-set
High School
High Speed
High Strength
Hollow Section
Horizontal Sliding
Horizontal Switch
House Service
High Strength Friction Grip
Horizontal Sliding Window
Height
High Tension
Hooked Tie
Hose Tap
High Tensile Steel
High Tensile Strength
High Temperature Water
Home Unit
High Voltage
Home Ventilation Institute
Home Ventilation Institutetute
Heavy Wall
Hot Water
Heavy Wall Conduit
Hot Water Circulating
Hunter Water Corporation
Hunter Water Corporationration
Hot Water Heater
Iron
Input/Output
Instrument Air
Institute of Arbitrators Australia
Institutetute of Arbitrators Australia
Inverness Architectural Association
International Association of Architectural Photographers
Infrastructure Asset Development Branch
International Atomic Energy Agency
International Alliance for Interoperability
Indoor Air Quality
Internal Air Quality
Institute of Building Control
Institutetute of Building Control
International Building Code
Inhabitable Building Distance
Integrated Building Design System
Institute Belge de Normalisation
Institutetute Belge de Normalisation
Indicating Butterfly Valve
Inspection Chamber
Integrated Circuit
Internal Combustion
Internal Cooling
Interrupting Capacity
International Confederation of Architectural Museums
International Civil Aviation Organisation
Intelligent Commercial and Research Information Systems
International Conference of Building Officials
Intermediate Cross Connect
International Code Council
International Conference on Civil and Architectural Engineering
Institutetution of Civil Engineers
Institution of Civil Engineers
Institutetution of Civil Engineering Surveyors
Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors
International Cost Engineering Congress
Insulating Concrete Forms
International Construction Information Society
International Council on Monuments and Sites
Information and Communications Technology
Intensive Care Unit
Improved Capital Value
Inside Diameter
Interface Development Environment
Integrated Definition for Function Modelling
Interface Definition Language
Information Delivery Manual
Interim Development Order
Information Engineering
Invert Elevation
International Electrotechnical Commission
International Energy Conservation Code
Integrated Environmental Design
Institutetution of Electrical Engineers
Institution of Electrical Engineers
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Institutetute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Institutetution of Engineering and Mining Surveyors Australasia
Institution of Engineering and Mining Surveyors Australasia
Indoor Environment Quality
Interactive Electronic Technical Manual
International Electrotechnical Vocabulary
Insulated Flange
Intermediate Frequency
Industry Foundation Classes
IFC Process Definition
Indentation Force Deflection
Institutetution of Fire Engineers
Institution of Fire Engineers
Institute of Gas Engineers
Institutetute of Gas Engineers
Industrial Fasteners Institute
Industrial Fasteners Institutetute
International Facilities Management Association
Internet File System
In-ground
Inlet Gully
Insulated Glass Certification Council
Initial Graphics Exchange Specification
Insulating Glass Unit
Inside Height
Invert Height
Institute of Health Safety
Institutetute of Health Safety
Impact Insulation Class
Institute of Industrial Engineers
Institutetute of Industrial Engineers
Information Integration Group
Internet Inter-ORB Protocol
Internet Information Server
Information Infrastructure Technology and Applications
International Journal of Architectural Computing
International Journal of Architectural Research
Inside Length
Invert Level
Integrated Local Area Planning
International Labour Organization
Integrated Logistics Support
Institute of Metals and Materials Australasia
Institutetute of Metals and Materials Australasia
International Maritime Organization
Inch
Incandescent
Incandescent
Incinerator
International Construction Information Technology
Incline
Include
Increase
Information
Impact Noise Rating
Insulate
Insulation
Insulation
Inspect
Install
Interior
Internal
Intermediate
Interoperability of Standards & Robotics in CIME
Internal Face
Intermediate
Invert
Inspection Opening
Inspection Pit
Inspection Pipe
Institute of Acoustics
Institutetute of Acoustics
Institute of Building
Institutetute of Building
Institute of Energy
Institutetute of Energy
Instituteuctor Operator Station
Instructor Operator Station
Inspection Plate
Inspection Point
Intellectual Property
Intercom Point
Internet Protocol
Intersection Point;
Iron Pipe
Institute of Plumbing Australia
Institutetute of Plumbing Australia
Institute of Quarrying Australia
International Programme on Chemical Safety
Integrated Product Development
Institutetution of Professional Engineers
Institution of Professional Engineers
Infrastructure Planning Guidance
Initial Public Offering
Intellectual Property Rights
Intelligent Polymer Research Institute
Intelligent Polymer Research Institutetute
Iron Pipe Size
Integrated Product Teams
Institute of Quality Assurance
Institutetute of Quality Assurance
Institutetute of Quarrying Australia
Industrial Relations
Infra-Red
Isoprene Rubber
Initial Rate Of Absorption
International Rubber Hardness Degree
Interactive Remote Maintenance
Internal Rate of Return
Induction Soldering
Inlet Sump
Insect Screen
Inspection Shaft
International Standard
Institute of Surveyors Australia
Institutetute of Surveyors Australia
Integrated Services Digital Network
Insulated Steel Door Systems Institute
Insulated Steel Door Systems Institutetute
International Solar Energy Society
International Standards Organization
Information Strategy Planning
Internet Service Provider
Industry Standards Reference Group
Inlet Switching Station
Institute of Structural Engineers
Institutetute of Structural Engineers
Information Technology
Interceptor Trap
Inspection Test Quantity
Institute of Trading Standards
Institutetute of Trading Standards
Intensive Therapy Unit
Induction Unit
Induct Vent
ICONIX Unified Process
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
Improved Value
Industrial Virtual Enterprise
Immediate Vacant Possession
Indirect Waste
Induction Welding
Inside Width
Joist
Joist
Joule
Junction Box
Junction Box
Journal of Architectural Education
Joint Ammunition Logistics Organisation
Janitor
Joint Accreditation System - Australia and New Zealand
Janitor's Closet
Jointing Compound
Joint Contracts Committee
Joint Contracts Tribunal
Joint Filler
Joint Fuels & Lubricants Agency
Japanese Industrial Standards Committee
Just In Time
Job Order
Joint Oil and Industry Fire Forum
Jet Ratio Controller
Kelvin
Kilo
Kilopound
Kilopound
Kip
Kitchen-dining Room
Keyed Alike
Kalamein
Knot-area Ratio
Knee Brace
Knowledge Based System
Keene's Cement Plaster
Kiln-Dried
Kerb Inlet
Kerb Inlet Pit
Knowledge Interchange Format
Kerb Inlet Gully
Kerb Inlet Gully Pit
Kitchen
Keyed Joint
Left
Length
Line
Litre
Long
Lambert
Landscape Architect
Lightning Arrester
Local Authority
Labor
Laboratory
Lavatory
Ladder
Lateral
Laminate
Laminated
Local Area Network
Local Approvals Review Program
Low-Alloy Steel
Latitude
Lag Bolt
Latch Bolt
Letter Box
Litter Bin
Load Bearing
Laser-Beam Cutting
Lead Covered
Light Control
Lethal Concentration 50%
Life Cycle Assessment
Life Cycle Costing
Liquid Crystal Diode
Laundry Chute
Linen Closet
Lower Confidence Limit
Lead Coated Metal
Low-Carbon Steel
Leader Drain
Lethal Dose Of 50%
Lounge-dining Room
Light Emitting Diode
Local Emergency Generator
Lower Explosive Limit
Local Environment Plan
Low Expansion
Latest Finish
Latest Finishing Time
Light Framing
Load Factor
Low Frequency
Lower Flammability Limit
Lower Floor Level
Lower Ground
Local Government Act
Local Government Area
Left Hand
Local Halon Control Station
Lower Hemisphere Flux
Left Hand Side
Living In Accommodation
Library
Library
Linear
Linear Accelerator
Linoleum
Liquid
Lead Joint
Limited Life
Liquid Level
Live Load
Live Line Clamp
Long Leg Vertical
Lift Manufacturers Association of Australia
Liquefied Natural Gas
Liaison Officer
Limit Of Cost
Locate
Locations
Leasing Outline Diagram
Level of Detail
Longitude
Light Output Ratio
Long Open Time
Lighting Panel
Light Point
Light Proof
Linen Press
Lodged Plan
Low Point
Low Pressure
Liquefied Petroleum Gas
Lower Probability Limit
Litres Per Minute
Low-pressure Sodium
Low Pressure Sodium
Low Pressure Steam
Lumens Per Watt
Law Reports
Living Room
Lloyd's Register
Long Radius
Load and Resistance Factor Design
Lighting Research Institute
Lighting Research Institutetute
Licentiate of the Royal Institute of British Architects
Licentiate of the Royal Institutetute of British Architects
Linear Shrinkage
Line Stopper
Loud Speaker
Low-set
Low Speed
Lump Sum;
Large Scale Engineering
Limit State Factor
Logistics Support Squadron
Latest Start Time
Low Starting Voltage
Laundry Tray
Line Termination
Meter
Metre
Million
Motor
metre kelvin
Moist Air
Metal Arc Cutting
Machine
Master Alarm Facility
Minimum Audible Field
Movement Accommodation Factor
Movement Area Guidance Sign
Maintenance
Master Key
Metropolitan Area Network
Manufacturing Automation Protocol
Marble
Marble
Masonry
Material
Material
Metal-Arc Welding
Maximum
Machine Bolt
Mail Box
Mixing Box
Meter Board
Moisture Barrier
Mop Basin
Master Builders Construction & Housing Assoc. of Australia
Master Builders Association
Minimum Breaking Load
Management by Objectives
Metal Building Product Manufacturers Association
Major Building Works
Managing Contractor
Medicine Cabinet
Mineral Core
Modular Coordination
Moisture Content
Motor-control Centres
Motor Control Center
Mail Chute
Maintenance Control Section
Maximum Demand
Medium Density
Main Distribution Frame
Medium Density Fibreboard
Multi-Degree of Freedom
Maximum Demand Indicator
Microwave Distribution System
Mechanical Engineer
Model Energy Code
Mechanical
Master Emergency Communications Point
Median Strip
Medium
Medicine Cabinet
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Membrane
Multiple Earthed Neutral
Mechanical Engineering Operational Maintenance Section
Minimum Energy Performance Standard
Mercury Vapor
Manufacturing Execution System
medium Edison screw
Metal
Motorists Emergency Telephone System
Million Electron-volts
Medium Expansion
Mezzanine
Maintenance Factor
Melamine Formaldehyde
Mica Flap
Mineral Fibre
Metal Floor Deck
Mineral Fibre Insulation
Multi-function Polis
Manual Of Fire Protection Engineering
Mixed Grain
Motor Generator
Mobile Generator Link Box
Machine Graded Pine
Moisture Holding Capacity
Maximum Hour Indicator
Mean High Water Mark
Malleable Iron
Mile
Miles
Methyl Iso-butyl Ketone
Maximum Instantaneous Charge,
Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers
Member of the Institutetution of Civil Engineers
Member of the Institution of Engineers Australia
Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers
Member of the Institutetution of Electrical Engineers
Member of the Institutetution of Engineers Australia
Microphone
Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
Mineral Insulated Metal Sheathed
Member of the Institution of Municipal Engineers
Member of the Institutetution of Municipal Engineers
Minimum
Minute
Member of the Institute of Metals
Member of the Institutetute of Metals
Micaceous Iron Oxide
Member of the Institution of Professional Engineers
Member of the Institutetution of Professional Engineers
Mirror
Medium Intensity Runway Light
Management Information System
Member of the Institute of Surveyors
Member of the Institutetute of Surveyors
Miscellaneous
Member of the Institution of Works Managers
Member of the Institutetution of Works Managers
Movement Joint
Master Locksmiths Association of Australia
Metal Lath And Plaster
Mean Low Water Mark
Magnetic Meridian
Manual Metal Arc Welding
Maximum material condition
Main Meter Load
Memory Management Unit
Magnetic north
Masonry Opening
Meter Outlet
Module
Ministry of Defence Architectural Framework
Mole
Monolithic
Modulus Of Rupture
Manual Of Standards
Memorandum of Understanding
Metal Oxide Varisters
Movable
Method Of Work Plan
Medium Pressure
Melting Point
Metal Pin
Mimic Panel
Mounting plate
Maximum Permissible Contingency Amount
Miles Per Gallon
Miles Per Hour
Medium Pressure Steam
Mop Receptor
Member of the Royal Australian Planning Institute
Member of the Royal Australian Planning Institutetute
Metal Roller Door
Metal Roof Deck
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Material Requirements Planning;
Moment-resisting Space Frame
Mean Radiant Temperature
Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute
Member of the Royal Town Planning Institutetute
Machine Screw
Mild Steel
Membrane Structures Association of Australasia
Main Switch Board
Metric Standard Conditions
Mission Support Cell
Mild Steel Cement Lined Pipe
Material Safety Data Sheet
Municipal Surveyor and Engineer
Machine Stress-grade
Mean Sea Level
Machine Stress-rated
Mobile Storage Unit
Master Switch
Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether
Mean Time Between Maintenance
Metal
Main Tariff Meter
Member of the Town Planning Institute
Newton
Nitrogen
North
newton metre
Not Applicable
No Charge
Nurse Call
Neutral Axis
Not Available
National Architectural Accrediting Board
National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers
National Association of Corrosion Engineers
National Advisory Council for the Handicapped
National Association of Home Builders
Newcastle Airport Ltd
Napkin
Natural
Natural
National Association of Testing Authorities
National Specification System of Australia
Net Annual Value
Non-aqueous Volatiles
Naval Facilities Engineering Command
National Authority for Water and Soil Conservation
Nominal Bore
Nota Bene
National Building Agency
Net Building Area
National Building and Construction Industry Training Council
Non-backdraft Damper
National Building Research Institute
National Building Research Institutetute
National Building Specification
National Bureau of Standards
No Change
Noise Criteria
Non-corrosive
Normally Closed
National Council of Architectural Registration Board
Non-corrosive Metal
Nurse Call Monitor
National Concrete Masonry Association
Nitro-carbo-nitro
Non-Commissioned Officer
National Capital Planning Authority
National Committee on Rationalized Building
Nearest Cross Street
National Centre for Supercomputing Applications
National Conference on States on Building Codes and Standards
Non-conforming Use
National Development Assessment Definitions Paper
Non-Destructive Evaluation
Non-destruction Examination
Non-Destructive Testing
North East
National Energy Advisory Committee
National Environmental Balancing Bureau
National Electrical Code
National Electrical and Communications Association
Neon Lamp
National Electrical Manufacturers Association
Notional Explosive Quantity
National Engineering Specification
Neutral
Near Face
Noise Frequency
Net Floor Area
National Fire Protection Association
National Federation of Roofing Contractors
Non-freeze Wall Hydrant
Natural Gas
No Good
National Guidelines Clearinghouse
Natural Ground Level
Non-governmental organization
National Greenhouse Response Strategy
Non-Hazardous
National Hardware Institute of Australia
National Hardware Institutetute of Australia
National Housing and Town Planning Council
Nickel
Nursery Industry Association of Australia
Nijssen Information Analysis Modelling
National Institute of Building Sciences
National Institutetute of Building Sciences
Noise Isolation Class
Not in Contract
Nickel Development Institute
Nickel Development Institutetute
National Industrial Information Infrastructure Protocols
National Institute of Standards & Technology
National Institutetute of Standards & Technology
Natural Light
Neutral Link
Noise Level
No Liability
Net Lettable Area
Non-metallic
North North East
Nederlands Normalisatie-instituut
Normalized Noise Isolation Class
North north west
Normally Open
National Office of Local Government
Nominal
New Peg
Nickel Plated
Non-preferred
National Particleboard Association
Normal Pressure Angle
Net Present Cost
National Paints and Coatings Association
National Precast Concrete Association of Australia
Net Present Value
National Public Works Council
Noise Reduction
Non-removable
Net Rentable Area
National Research Council
Noise Reduction Coefficient
Non-Removable Pin
Natural Surface
Near Side
Nickel Silver
Nominal Size
Non-slip
National Standards Authority of Ireland
National Standards Commission
National Safety Council of Australia
New South Wales
Northern Territory
Negative Temperature Coefficient
Not Tied In
National Training Information Service
Not To Scale
Nursing Unit
National Urban Development Programme
National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program
North West
Normal Weight Concrete
New Zealand Contractors Federation
New Zealand Concrete Masonry Association
New Zealand Concrete Research Association
New Zealand Concrete Society
New Zealand Ferro Cement Marine Association
New Zealand Forest Research Institute
New Zealand Forest Research Institutetute
New Zealand Glass Merchants Federation
New Zealand Institute of Architects
New Zealand Institutetute of Architects
New Zealand Institute of Building Inspectors
New Zealand Institute of Draughtsmen
New Zealand Institute of Electricians
New Zealand Institutetute of Building Inspectors
New Zealand Institutetute of Draughtsmen
New Zealand Institutetute of Electricians
New Zealand Institute of Heating & Ventilating Engineers
Oxygen
Outside To Outside
On Centre
On Center
Out Of Service
Off Street
Old Style
Office Automation
Outside air
Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Systems
Oxy-acetylene Welding
Oblique Branch
Obscure
Obscure
Open Building Information Exchange
Organizational Breakdown Structure
Observation Window
Operating Characteristic
Oil Circuit Breaker
Optical Character Recognition
Open Drain
Outside Diameter
Outside Face
Open Document Architecture
Office Document Interchange Format
Object Definition Language
Open Document Management API
Ozone Depletion Potential
Open End
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Original Equipment Manufacturer
Off-form Concrete
Office
Obscure Glass
Ordinary Glazing
Open Geodata Interoperability Specification
Oval Head Machine Screw
Oval Head Wood Screw
Ornamental Iron
Oil Interceptor Trap
Open Joint
One Kind Of Prooduction
Ordnance Loading Apron
Open Lined Drain
Object Linking and Embedding
Operational Maintenance
Object Management Architecture
Osterreichisches Normungsinstitut
Or Near Offer
Object Oriented
Object Oriented Programming Language
Out Of This World
Oil-proof
Old Peg
Opaque
Opening
Opening
Opposite
Opposite Hand
Old Peg And Trench
Paint
Pitch
Poise
Push- Pull
Partly Furnished
Plan Of Subdivision
Public Telephone
Pascal
Per Annum
Powder-actuated
Pressure Angle
Primary Air
Public Address
Pascal Second
Plywood Association of Australia
Public Automatic Branch Exchange
Plasma arc cutting
Partly Air-dried
Powder Actuated Fasteners
Polished Aggregate Friction Value
Pilot Activated Lighting Control
Panic Bolt
Panic Bar
Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors
Parallel
Partition
Pacific Area Standards Congress
Pan American Standards Commission
Passage
Passenger
Plasma Arc Welding
Power and Water Authority
Private Automatic Exchange
Pay As You Earn
Particle Board
Pull box
Push Button
Pier-and-beam Slab
Personal Computer
Pile Cap
Power Circuit
Precast Concrete
Prime Cost
Pull Chain
Printed Circuit Assembly
Printed Circuit Board
Pitch Circle Diameter
Pounds Per Cubic Foot
Project Control Group
Prestressed Concrete Institute
Prestressed Concrete Institutetute
Per Calendar Month
Precast Concrete Manufacturers Association
Power Control And Management System
Project Collaboration Network
Portland Cement Plaster
Per Day
Per Dispersion
Pivot Door
Plaza Drain
Potential Difference
Pump Discharge
Personal Digital Assistant
Product Data Exchange
Product Data Management
Portable Document Format
Precedence Diagramming Method
Product Data Markup Language
Product Data Technology
Product Data Technical Advisory Group
Plain End
Porcelain Enamel
Porcelain Enamel Bath
Preliminary Estimate
Protective Earth
Porcelain Enamel Bath And Basin
Pedestal
Pedestrian
Planning Efficiency Ratio
Perforate
Performance
Perimeter
Perpendicular
Per Procurationem
Program Evaluation And Revue Technique
Precision Edge Trimmed
Percussion Welding
Pad Footing
Portal Frame
Parallel Flange Channel
Power Factor Correction
Poured Floor Level
Plate Glass
Pressure Gauge
Plain Galvanized Iron
Precision Graphics Markup Language
Pretty Good Privacy
Per Hour
Phase
Phone
Pillar Hydrant
Primary Health Care Team
Performance Indicator
Professional Indemnity
Professional Indemnity Insurance
Peripheral Interface Adaptor
Planning Institute of Australia
Planning Institutetute of Australia
Plastics Institute of Australia
Plastics Institutetute of Australia
Programmable Interrupt Controller
Passenger Information Display
Personal Information Manager
Personal Identification Number
Poured In Place
Project Information Portal,
Pivoted
Post Indicator Valve
Preformed Joint Filler
Plan
Plaster
Plastic
Plate
Plaster
Plastic
Plastic Laminate
Plastic Laminate
Power Line
Property Line
Plumbing
Plumbing
Plumbing
Power Line Carrier
Programmable Logic Control
Public Liability Company
Programmable Logic Device
Pounds Per Lineal Foot
Per Lineal Metre
Platform
Plumbing
Predominant Land Use Zone
Plywood
Plywood
Permanent Mark
Per Month
Preventive Maintenance
Product Model
Project Manager
Project Management Plan
Project Management Achievement Awards
Project Management Control System
Project Management Institute
Project Management Institutetute
Power Management System
Part Number
Preferred Noise Criteria
Pneumatic
Post Office
Price On Application
Point Of Connection
Post Occupancy Evaluation
Point Of Entry
Polish
Polished
Porcelain
Portable
Pressure Operating Sleeve Inline Activated Axial Valve
Potable Water
Potato Peeler
Power Panel
Power Point
Precast Panel
Pressure Point
Purchase Price
Purge Point
Personal Protective Equipment
Project Procurement Exchange
Process Plant Engineering Activity Model
Polished Plate Glass
Public Private Partnership
Provisional Quantity
Powder Room
Protection Rail
Periodic Reverse Current
Precast
Precast
Prefinished
Prefabricated
Pressure
Pressure
Preformed
Preformed
Primary
Premolded
Protection
Protective
Pressure Relief Pipe
Prestressed
Pressure Reducing Valve
Plumbing Stack
Point Of Support
Pot Sink
Power Station
Permanent Supplementary Artificial Lighting
Public Sector Comparitor
Pounds Per Square Foot
Pound per Square Inch
Pounds Per Square Inch
Probable Simultaneous Flow Rates
Pounds Per Square Inch Gage
Pipe Sleeve
Private Service Line,
Permanent Security Mark
Per Square Metre
Per Square Metre Per Annum
Plasma Spraying
Public Sector Paint Committee
Primary Switching Station
Pressure Sensitive Tape
Pressure Sensitive Tape Council
Pipe Tap
Pipe Thread
Point
Potential Transformer
Pressure Treated
P trap
Positive Temperature Coefficient
Post-Tensioned Concrete
Paper Towel Dispenser
Post-Tensioning Institute of Australia
Post-Tensioning Institutetute of Australia
Please Turn Over
Paper Towel Receptacle
Polyvinyl Chloride
Pass Window
Per Week
Pivot Window
Printed Wiring Board
Parliamentary Works Committee
Quality Assurance
Quick and dirty
Quality Assurance Services
Queensland Building Services Authority
Quality Control
Quality Control and Inspection
Quantity Distance
Quality Endorsed Company
Quality Improvement
Quartz Iodine
Quality Management
Quarter Master
Qualified Products List
Quality System
Quantity Surveyor
Quick Start
Quantitative Structure-activity Relationship
Quarry Tile
Quarry Tile Floor
Quality
Radius
Radius
Resistance
Riser
Reverse Cycle
Refrigerator/Freezer
Registered Architect
Rentable Area
Return air
Royal Australian Air Force
Refrigeration and Airconditioning Contractors Association of Australia
Radian
Radiator
Radian
Radiation Hazard
Royal Academy of Engineering
Royal Australian Institute of Architects
Royal Australian Institutetute of Architects
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
Royal Architectural Institutetute of Canada
Regimental Aid Post
Royal Australian Planning Institute
Royal Australian Planning Institutetute
Resilient Base
Resistance Brazing
Roller Bearing
Rubber Base
Rule Based Reasoning
Red Cedar
Reinforced Concrete
Reinforced Concrete Drain
Reinforced concrete pipe
Residual Current Device
Raised Computer Floor
Relative Centrifugal Force
Rotary Clothes Hoist
Reflected Ceiling Plan
Residential Conservation Service
Reduced Density
Relative Density
Relief Damper
Roof Drain
Rural Design and Building Association
Rostered Day Off
Round Edge
Reinforcing Bar
Receiver
Receptacle
Receptacle
Reducer
Refer
Refrigerator
Refrigerate
Refrigerator
Reflected
Reflector
Register
Regular
Regulating Valve
Real Estate Institute of Australia
Real Estate Institutetute of Australia
Reinforced
Reinforcement
Removable
Remove
Require
Required
Required
Round Edge Return
Resilient
Resilient
Resistance
Runway Emergency Safety Area
Retaining
Return
Retaining
Reverse
Revise
Revision
Revolving Door
Raft Footing
Rubble Filled Drain
Rimseal Foam Generator
Rimseal Foam Pourer
Radio Frequency Identification
Reflective Foil Insulation
Reflective Foil Laminate
Regardless of Feature Size
Request For Tender
Red Gum
Relative Humidity
Right Hand
Round Head Machine Screw
Right Hand Reverse
Rectangular Hollow Section
Right Hand Side
Rolled Hollow Section
Round Head Wood Screw
Radio Interference
Reflective Insulation
Refractive Index
Repairable Item
Royal Institution of British Architects
Royal Institutetution of British Architects
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Royal Institutetution of Chartered Surveyors
Reduced Instituteuction Set Computing
Reduced Instruction Set Computing
Registered Industry Training Agent
Radio Influence Voltage
Radio Interference Voltage
Random Lengths
Reduced Level
Reference Line
Road Level Access
Return Loss Ratio
Reference Mark
Rising Main
Rural Mail Box
Remote Method Invocation
Resident Medical Officer
Root Mean Squared
Ring Main Unit
Riser Nipple
Reverse Osmosis
Rough Opening
Rod Out Basin
Rolled Over Protection Structure
Right Of Way
Roll Welding
Red Oxide Zinc Chromate
Radiate Pine
Recovery Peg
Repeater Panel
Rules and practices for aerodromes
Radiata Pine Association of Australia
Radiata Pine Research Institute
Radiata Pine Research Institutetute
Repair Parts Store
Revolutions Per Second
Reduced Pressure Zone Device
Rest Room
Rubber Ring
Rumpus Room
Recommended Retail Price
Rapid Start
Resistance Soldering
Rolled Steel
Roller Shutter
Rough Sawn
Rolled Steel Angle
Rolled Steel Channel
Resistance Seam Welding
Rolled Steel Joist
Reinforcing Steel Manufacturers Association
Reference Sound Source
Reinforcing Steel
Resistance Spot Welding
Resistance Welding
Radio Transceiver
Room Type
Rubber Tile
Ready to assemble
Revision Task Force
Rubber Tile Floor
Royal Town Planning Institute
Royal Town Planning Institutetute
Rating Test Quantity
Remote Terminal Unit
Reflux Valve
Relay Valve
Relief Vent
Recorded Voice Announcement
Random Widths
Retaining Wall
Sealant
Second
Siemens
Sink
South
Supply
Single Circuit
Surfaced 4 Sides
Standards Australia
Standards Association of Australia
South African Bureau of Standards
South African Council for the Architectural Profession
Suspended Acoustical Tile
Standard Accommodation Data Sheet
Self-accelerating Decomposition Temperature
Structural Analysis And Design Technique
Shear Adhesion Failure Temperature
Society of Architectural Historians
Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand
Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain
Sanitary Ablutions And Latrines
Simple Approach Lighting System
Salvage
Sanitary
Standards Association of New Zealand
Suspended Acoustic Plaster Ceiling
Standards Australia Quality Assurance Scheme
Structure-activity Relationship
Security Alarm System
Suspended Acoustic Tile Ceiling
Senior Air Traffic Control Officer
Stock At Valuation
Submerged Arc Welding
Setting Basin
Silver Brazed
Sitz Bath
Splash Block
Styrene-butadiene
Screen Based Equipment
Sydney Building Information Centre
Styrene-Butadiene Rubber
Sick Building Syndrome
Simple Building Works
Self-Closing
Self Closing
Self-Contained
Shading Coefficient
Spreading Coefficient
Shear Connector
Short Circuit
Sill Cock
Solid Core
Spiral Curve
Stop Cock
Sub-contract
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
Standards Council of Canada
Seat Cover Dispenser
Self Closing Door
Screen Door
Security Construction & Equipment Committee
Structural Clay Facing Tile
Schedule
Schedule
Supply Chain Management
Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education
Satin Chrome Plate
Short-circuit Protection Device
Screen
Scupper
Service Duct
Sewer Drain
Shower Drain
Sliding Door
Smoke Detector
Soap Dispenser
STEP Data Access Interface
Standard Deviation Of Colour Matching
STEP Data Environment
Single Degree Of Freedom
Smoke Density Index
Smoke Developed Index
Steel Deck Institutetute
Standard Dimension Ratio
Safety Data Sheet
Supply Defence Storage
Sand Equivalent
Shot-edged
South-east
Specific Energy
Stress Equalized
Structural Engineer
Surface Egress
Sealant
Second
Secondary
Section
Security System
Security Manual
Section
Secretary
Sewage Ejector Discharge
Single Entitlement Document
Sustainable Energy Development Authority
Select
Safety Extra Low Voltage
Science and Engineering Research Council
Service
Small Edison Screw
Secure Electronic Transaction
Sewage Ejector Vent
Semi-finished
Single Fronted
Smooth Face
Spot Face
Square Foot
Step Footing
Strip Footing
Surface Forming
Sequential Flashing Approach Light
Spread Of Flame Index
Structural Floor Level
Sheet Flooring
Strategic Facilities Planning
Salt Glazed
Slash Grain
Specific Gravity
Structural Glass
Survey Grid
Sliding Glass Door
Structural Glazing Gasket
Single Grated Gully Pit
Silicone Glazing Sealant
Sheet
Shelf
Shower
Single-hung
Sink Heater
Slop Hopper
Shower And Toilet
Shower Bath
Solar Heat Gain Coefficient
Ship Lapped
Shower
Shower
Square Hollow Section
Sheet
Sheathing
Sheathing
Speech Intelligibility
Social Impact Assessment
Society of Interior Designers of Australia
Sealed Insulated Glass
Signal
Special Interest Group
Speech Interference Level
Similar
Structural Insulated Panel
Sub-indicator Panel
Standardiseringskommissionen i Sverige
Series Isolating Transformer
Shrinkage Joint
Silicone Joint Sealant
Skylight
Sea Level
Ship Lap
Siamese Line
Side Line
Snow Load
Splice Length
Street Light
Surface Level
Specific Luminaire Index
Slotted
Short Leg Vertical
Sleeve
Sewer Main
Sheet Material
Surface Measure
Sheet Metal and Airconditioning Contractors National Association
Sheet Molded Composite
Sheet molding compound
Synthetic Mineral Fibres
Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language
Standard Method of Measurement
Single Mode Optical Fibre
Switched Mode Power Supplies
Site Management System
Sanitary Napkin Dispenser
Sanitary Napkin Disposal Unit
Synthetic Natural Gas
Sponge Neoprene Glazing Gasket
Sanitary Napkin Receptacle
Schweizerische Normen-Vereiningung
Slip On
Smart Organization
Stop Order
Slab on Grade
Slab On Ground
Smoke Obscuration Index
Shut Off Valve
Sample Point
Shear Plate
Single Pole
Soil Pipe
Spare Part
Special Purpose
Speech Privacy
Static Pressure
Steel Pipe
Structural Purpose
Survey Plan
Sustainable Packaging Alliance
Spacer
Suspended Plaster Ceiling
Soil Pipe Drain
Sump Pump Discharge
Single Pole Double Throw
Specification
Specifications
Specifications
Special
Single Phase
Space Heater
Society of the Plastics Industry
Speaker
Sound Pressure Level
South Property Line
Sprinkler
Sprinkler Main
Structure Property Relationship
Sewage Pumping Station
Single Pole Single Throw
Standard Penetration Test
Square
Structured Query Language
Square Metre
Short Radius
Shower Recess
Split Ring
Stiffened Raft
Stress-rated
Stress Relieved
Styrene Rubber
Steel Reinforcement Institute of Australia
Steel Reinforcement Institutetute of Australia
Service Sink
Set Screw
Single Strength
Slop Sink
Soft Solder
Soil Stack
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel Pipe
Site Selection Board
Sub-soil Drain
South-south-east
Silicone Structural Glazing Sealant
Secure Sockets Layer
Satin Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel Sink
Stainless Steel
Silicone Sanitary Sealant
Stainless Steel Trough
Solid State Welding
South-south-west
Septic Tank
Sewer Trap
Skinner Tee
Spiral To Tangent
Steam Trap
Stokes
Storm Water
Straight
Station
Standards Association of New Zealand
Sound Transmission Class
Sound Transmission Coefficient;
Sanitary Towel Dispenser
Standard
Subscriber Trunk Dialling
Standard Matched
Short Term Exposure Limit
Subject To Finance
Storage
Storage
Storage
Structural Glazing Gasket
Stagger
Starter
Stiffener
Stack
Sound Transmission Loss
Steel
Steam
Subject To Mortgage
Standard Temperature & Pressure
Standpipe
Straight
Straight
Strainer
Structural
Structural
Structural
Structural
Sewage Treatment Works
Storm Water
Stairway
Suction
Support
Supplement
Supplementary
Superintendent
Surface
Suspend
Suspended
Safety Valve
Service Valve
Sewer Vent
Solenoid Valve
Stop Valve
Scalable Vector Graphics
Sewer Vent Pipe
Soil Vent Pipe
Sprinkler Valve Set
Salt Water
Sea Water
South-west
Spot-welded
Stud Weding
Switch
Switchboard
Switchgear
Single Wire Earth Return
Safe Working Load
Safe Working Pressure
Swimming Pool
Switching Station
Tee
Tesla
Thermostat
Tonne
Tread
Top and Bottom
Top
Tool Agent
Treated Area
Technical Aid To The Disabled
Tactical Air Defence Radar System
Technical and Further Education
Total Asset Management
Tangent
To Approved Person
Telephone Booth
Terminal Board
Towel Bar
Tunnel Boring Machine
Technologies for Business Processes
To Be Supplied
Technical Committee
Telecommunications Cabinets
Terra Cotta
Thermal Cutting
Thin Coat
Top Chord
Top of Curb
Tunnel Control Centre
Telephone Closet
Total Coated Thickness
Ticket Dispenser
Time Delay
Trench Drain
Timber Development Association
Time Delay Closing
Time Delay Opening
Timber Design Society
Total Dissolved Solids,
Terminal Equipment
Telephone
Testing Laboratory Registration Council of New Zealand
Telephone Closet
Temperature
Tempered
Temporary
Tenant
Terrazzo
Terrazzo
Terminal
Taper Flange
Tile Floor
Timber Frame
Total Float
Triple Fronted
Taper Flange Beam
Telecommunications Functional Earth Electrode
Trapped Floor Waste
Town Gas
Thermal Gravimetric Analysis
Training Guarantee Levy
Thermostat
Thermostat
Thick
Thickness
Thickness
Thick or Thickness
Threshold
Threshold
Threaded
Thermal
Through
Thermal Spraying
Temperature indicator
Thermal Insulation
Threshold Increment
Tie In
Tungsten Inert Gas
Thermal Insulation Institute of Australia
Thermal Insulation Institutetute of Australia
True Impact Rate
Total Load
Traffic Light
Transmission Loss
Twist Lock
Tempered Liquefied Petroleum Gas
Through Life Support
Threshold Limit Value
Trench Mesh
True Meridian
True North
Traffic Noise Attenuation
Traffic Noise Index
Telecommunications Network Voltage
Top of
Top of Concrete
Tolerance
Technical and Office Protocol
Top of Steel
Top of Wall
Tangent Point
Telegraph Poll
Timber Partition
Top of Pavement
Trade Price
True Position
True Profile
Timber Promotion Council
Toilet paper Dispenser
Toilet paper holder
Transaction-processing Monitor
Tough Plastic Sheathed
Total Quality Management
Total Quality Management Institute
Total Quality Management Institutetute
Temperature Recorder
Towel Rack
Towel Rail
Transom
Tread
Timber Research and Development Advisory Council
Transformer
Translucent
Travertine
Transition Curve
Tread
Tough Rubber Sheathed
Transition Spiral
Transient Recovery Voltage
Temperature Sensing
Tensile Strength
Terminal Station
Time Switch
Tool Steel
Top of Slab
Total Suspended Particles
Top of Steel
Terrazzo Tile
Traffic Topping
Telephone Terminal Closet
Under Ground
Use With
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter
Universityrsal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter
Universal Beam
Universityrsal Beam
Universityrsal Column
Uniform Building Code
Unified Building Industry Classification
Universal Bearing Pile
Under Construction
Under Cover
Universal Column
Unenclosed Covered Area
Under Cover Parking
Unimproved Capital Value
Universal Decimal Classification
Universityrsal Decimal Classification
Uniformly Distributed Load
Upper Explosive Limit
Usable Floor Area
Urea-formaldehyde Foam Insulation
Upper Flammability Limit
Upper Floor Level
User Group
Unit heater
Ultra High Frequency
User Interface
Underwriters Laboratories
Underwriters' Laboratories
Underwriters Labs & Factory Mutual
Urban Land Institute
Urban Land Institutetute
Unit Lateral Load
Ultra Low Protection Air
Unified Modelling Language
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
United Nations Environment Programme
Unexcavated
Unexcavated
Unfinished
Unfinished
Unless Noted Otherwise
Unless Otherwise Noted
University of North Queensland
Universityrsity of North Queensland
University of New South Wales
Universityrsity of New South Wales
Unsaturated Polyester
Uninterrupted Power Supply
unplasticized PVC
Urinal
Underside
United States gallons
United States Gauge
United States Gallons per Minute
United States Metric Association
United States Standard
Utility
Unsuccessful Tenderers Fee
Valve
Vent
Ventilator
Vinyl
Volt
volt-ampere
Volt Ampere
Volume Per Volume
Vacuum
Vacuum Breaker
Vacuum Breaker
Value Added Reseller
Varies
Varnish
Value-Added Tax
Vinyl Asbestos Tile
Variable Air Volume
Valve Box
Vanity Basin
Vapor Barrier
Vapour Barrier
Vinyl Base
Visual Basic
Venetian Blind Manufacturers Association
Vehicle Barrier System
Varnished Cambric
Vertical Curve
Vinyl Clad
Vitrified Clay
Volume Control Damper
Vinyl Chloride-ethylene
Vinyl Chloride-ethylene Methyl Acrylate
Vinyl Chloride-methyl Acrylate
Vinyl Chloride Monomer
Visual Comfort Probability
Vitrified Clay Pipe
Video Cassette Recorder
Vinyl Composition Tile
Vinyl Chloride-vinyl Acetate
Vapour Density
Vented Double-check Valve
Voltage Dependent Resistor
Visual Display Terminal
Visual Display Unit
Virtual Enterprise
Vertical Each Face
Ventilate
Ventilator
Vertical
Vestibule
Very Fine
Vinyl Fabric
Voice Frequency
Vinyl Foam Glazing Tape
Vertical Grain
Very Good Condition
Very High
Vickers Hardness
Very High Speed Integrated Circuit
Video Conferencing Network
Verify In Field
Vertical Inside Face
Vinyl
Vitreous
Virtual Vertical Enterprise
Vent Line
Very Low
Very Low Frequency
Value Management
Virtual Manufacturing
Volatile Matter
Voids In Mineral Aggregate
Vector Markup Language
Variable Message Signs
Variation Order
Virtual Organization
Vertical Over Bend
Volatile Organic Content
Velocity of Detonation
Vertical Outside Face
Volume
Vacant Possession
Vacuum Pump
Valve Pit
Vanishing Point
Vapor Proof
Vent Pipe
Vertical Pivot
Vinyl Plastic
Virtual Product Development Management
Virtual Private Networks
Variation Price Request
Vertical Pivot Window
Variation Quotation
Vacuum Return
Vapor Retarder
Vertical Riser
Virtual Reality
Voltage Regulator
Vulcanized Rubber Insulated
Vertical Reference Line
Virtual Reality Modelling Language
Vapour Seal
Vapour Suppression
Vent Shaft
Vent Stack
Vertical Sliding
Vertical Switch
Volume Solids
Variable speed drive
Very Small Enterprise
Virtual Studio Environment
Vertical Storage Tank
Vertical Sliding Window
Vapour-tight
Vinyl Tile
Viscount tee
Visible Transmittance
Waste
Water
Watt
Watts
West
Wide
Width
With
Wall To Wall
watt hour
With Equipment and Spare Parts
Work As Executed
Wainscot
Wide Area Network
Welded Beam
Wet Bulb
Wood Base
Wood Block Floor
Work Breakdown Structure
Water Closet
Water Cooler
Welded Column
Wall Cabinet
Working Drawing
Water Environment Federation
Water Expansion Pumping
Windows Energy Rating Scheme
Wall Fan
Wash Fountain
Wide Flange
Wood Frame
Work Flow Management
Water Flow Switch
Water Gauge
Wire Gauge
Wired Glass
Wire-Glass
Wall Hung
Wall Hydrant
Water Heater
Watt-hour Metre
World Health Organization
Wrought Iron
Window
Warden Intercommunication Point
Work in Progress
Walk-in Robe
Walk-in Walk-out
Water Level
Water Line
Water Meter
Wind Load
Water Level Indicator
Washing machine
Water Main
Wire Mesh
World Meteorological Organization
Weld Neck
West-north-west
Wall Oven
Water Outlet
Wall Oven And Hot Plate
Whole Of Life
Waste Pipe
Working Point
Working Pressure
Water Pollution Control Plant
West Property Line
Waffle Raft
Waste Receptacle
Water-reducing
Water Repellant
Water-Resistant
Water Resistant
Wire Rope
Water-reducing Admixture
Western Red Cedar
Wool Research Organisation of New Zealand
Waste Stack
Water-soluble
Water Softener
Water Stop
Water Supply
Williamson shortstop
Window Sill
Window Wall
Wiring System
Wood Shingle
Wood Shingle Roof
West-south-west
Wash Trough
Water Table
Waste Water
Water treatment
Williamson tee
Welding Technology Institute of Australia
Welding Technology Institutetute of Australia
Water Treatment Plant
Window Unit
Water Vapour Transmission
Extra Heavy
Extra Large
Extensible Markup Language
Extensible Style Language
External Reference
Yard Gully
Yield Point
Yield Strength
Zinc Annealed
Australian Association of Architectural Illustrators
American Architectural Manufacturer Association
Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Standard
Modular Architectural Interiors