Last edited 03 Aug 2016

Construction industry acronyms - E

This article presents a list of construction industry acronyms beginning with 'E'. For other letters go to the main alphabet list.

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EA - Each

EA - Employer's Agent

EA - Environment Agency

EA - The Equality Act 2010

EAC - Electronic Access Control

EAHE / EAHX - Earth-Air Heat Exchanger

EAI - Employer's Agents Instruction

EANCB - Equivalent Annual Net Cost to Business

EAT - Employment Appeals Tribunal

EB - External Beam

EBT - Employee Benefit Trust

EC - Eurocode

ECA - Enhanced Capital Allowance

ECB - Electricity Control Box

ECC - Engineering and Construction Contract

ECD - Enhanced Construction Detail

ECI - Enquiry Confirmation Instruction

ECI - Early Contractor Involvement

EcIA - Ecological Impact Assessment

ECO - Energy Company Obligation

ECSC - Engineering and Construction Short Contract

ECTS - European Credit Transfer System

EDC - Extra Deep Flange [British Gypsum]

EDCL - Extra Deep CurveLiner [British Gypsum]

EDI - Electronic Data Interchange

EDMS - Electronic Document Management System

EDR - Energy Demand Reduction

EE - Energy Efficiency

EEA - European Economic Area, the member states of the EU and the European Free Trade Association countries; Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

EEIG - European Economic Interest Groupings

EER - Energy Efficiency Rating / Energy Efficiency Ratio

EER - Energy Efficiency Ratio

EF - Each Face

EFT - Earliest Finish Time

EGL - External Ground Level

EGP - Enhanced Ground Plane

EIA - Electronic Industries Association

EIA - Environmental Impact Assessment

EIFS - Exterior Insulation Finishing System

EIR - Employer's Information Requirements (BIM)

EIS - Environmental Impact Statement

EJ - Expansion Joint

EL - Elevation

EL - Electrical (plan)

EL - Employer's liability insurance

EL - Existing Level

ELCB - Earth Leakage circuit Breaker

ELEC - Electrical

ELEV - Elevation

ELP - Emergency Lighting Panel

ELT - Emergency Liaison Team

EM - Electricity Meter

EMAS - Eco-Management and Audit Scheme

EMC - Electromagnetic Compatibility (directive)

EML - Expanded Metal Lath

EMP - Environmental Management Plan

EMR - Extended Metropolitan Regions

EMR - Elastomeric in Metal Runners

EMRO - Early Morning Alcohol Restriction Orders

EMS - Environmental Management System

EN - European Standard (N for Norm)

EnMS - Energy Management System

ENTR - Entrance

EOI - Expression of Interest

EOT - Extension of Time

EP - Earthing Pit

EPBD - Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

EPC - Energy Performance Certificate

EPC - Energy Performance Contracting

EPC - Engineer Procure Construct

EPC - Engineering, Procurement & Construction

EPCM - Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management

EPD - Environmental Product Declaration

EPDM - Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (gaskets & single ply roofing)

EPIC - Electronic Product Information Co-operation

EPP - Environmentally Preferred Product

EPP - Expanded Polypropylene

EPS - Environmental Performance Statement

EPS - Environmental Planning Statement

EPS - European Protected Species

EPS - Expanded Polystyrene

EPSRC - Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

EQ - Equal

ER - Employer's Requirements

ER - Exposed Run

ERC - External Reflected Component

ERG - Efficiency and Reform Group

ERIC - Eliminate Reduce Inform Control

ERV - Energy Recovery Ventilators

ERV - Expansion Relief Valve

ES - Environmental Statement

ESCO - Energy Saving Company

ESEER - European Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio

ESF - Environmental Street Furniture

ESOS - Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme

ET - Expansion Tank

ETA - European Technical Approval

ETA - European Technical Assessment

ETAG - Guideline for European Technical Approval

ETAHE - Earth To Air Heat Exchanger

ETFE - Ethylenetetrafluoroethylene

ETICS - External Insulation Composite Systems

ETPL - Energy Technology Product List

ETS - Energy Transfer Station (see District Heating)

EU - European Union

EUTR - EU Timber Regulation

EUTR - European Union Timber Regulation

EVA - Ethylene Vinyl Acetate

EVC - Emergency Voice Communication

EWB - Electric Water Boiler

EWC - Electric Water Cooler

EWP - Engineered Wood Product

EX - Existing (plan)

EXPP - Existing Patched and Painted

EXT - Exterior