Last edited 03 Aug 2016

Construction industry acronyms - L

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

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L/L - Low Level

LA - Local Authority

LABC - Local Authority Building Control

LABV - Local Asset Backed Vehicle

LADs - Liquidated and Ascertained Damages

LAI - Leaf Area Index

LB - Load-Bearing

LBC - Listed Building Consent

LBCO - Listed Building Consent Order

LBHPA - Listed Building Heritage Partnership Agreement

LC - Lead Consultant

LC - London Clay

LCA - Lifecycle Assessment

LCA - Low Cost Alternative

LCD - Liquid Crystal Display (glazing)

LCF - Landfill Communities Fund

LCM - Lighting Control Module

LD - Latent Defect

LD - Lead Designer

LDC - Lawful Development Certificate (/Certificate of Lawful Development)

LDD - Local Development Document

LDEDCA - Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 -

LDF - Local Development Framework

LDF - Low Density Fibreboard

LDI - Latent Defects Insurance

LDO - Local Development Order

LDPE - Low Density Polyethylene (bins, pipes & fittings)

LDS - Local Development Scheme.

LEA - Local Education Authority

LED - Light-Emitting Diode

LEED - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

LENI - Lighting Energy Numerical Indicator

LEP - Lowest Evaluated Price

LEP - Local Enterprise Partnerships

LEV - Local Exhaust Ventilation

LEZ - Low Emission Zone

LF - Load Factor

LFS - Labour Force Survey

LGA - Local Government Area

LGA - Local Government Association

LGA - Local Government Authority

LHDG - London Housing Design Guide

LHS - Left Hand Side

LIDAR - a combination of 'light' and 'radar'

LIFT - Local Improvement Finance Trust

LL - Live Load

LL - Low Level

LLBCO - Local Listed Building Consent Order

LLC - Limited Liability Corporation

LLFA - Lead Local Flood Authority

LLP - Limited Liability Partnership

LNR - Local Nature Reserves

LO - Low

LOD - Level of Detail

LOI - Letter of Intent

LoL - Limitation of Liability

LOLER - Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations

LON - Light Obstruction Notice

LoR - Letter of Reliance

LP - Lamp Post

LP - Legality of Production

LP - Lighting Panel / Lamp Post

LP - Limited Partnership

LP - Local Plan

LPA - Local Planning Authority

LPCB - Loss Prevention Certification Board

LPG - Liquefied Petroleum Gas

LPS - Last Planner System

LRFD - Load and Resistance Factor Design

LRV - Light Reflectance Value

LS - Light Switch

LSD - Limit State Design

LSF - Low Smoke or Fumes

LSP - Local Strategic Partnership

LST - Low Surface Temperature (radiators)

LSV - Lockshield Valve

LT - Light Transmittance value of glazing (Natural Light Value)

LTC - Loan To Cost ratio

Ltd - Limited Liability Company

LTHW - Low Temperature Hot Water

LTV - Loan To Value ratio

LV - Low Voltage

LVDC - Low-Voltage Direct Current

LVIA - Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment

LVMF - London View Management Framework

LVT - Luxury Vinyl Tiles

LWSC - Long Wave Shading Coefficient

LZC - Low or Zero Carbon (Technologies)

LZCGT - Low or Zero-Carbon Generating Technology