Last edited 03 Aug 2016

Construction industry acronyms - N

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

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N - Newton

NABERS - National Australian Built Environment Rating System

NaCSBA - National Custom & Self Build Association

NAI - Nature Improvement Areas

NAS - Net Addition to Stock

NASC - National Access and Scaffolding Confederation

NBS - National Building Specification

NC - Noise Criteria

NCC - Net Contribution Clause

NCM - National Calculation Methodology (for EPDM)

NCR - Non-Conformance Report / Non-Conformity Report

nCRISP - new Construction Research and Innovation Strategy Panel (now the National Platform for the Built Environment)

NCS - Natural Colour System

NDA - Non Disclosure Agreement

NDO - Neighbourhood Development Order

NDP - Neighbourhood Development Plan

NDPB - Non-Departmental Public Body

NEC - New Engineering Contract

NEED - National Energy Efficiency Data-Framework

NF - Near Face

NFA - Net Floor Area

NFB - National Federation of Builders

NFC - Natural Fibre Composites

NFDC - National Federation of Demolition Contractors Standard Form

NGO - Non-Governmental Organisation

NHBC - National House-Building Council

NHPP - National Heritage Protection Plan (English Heritage)

NIA - National Insulation Association

NIA - Nature Improvement Area.

NIA - Net Internal Area

NJCC - National Joint Contracts Committee

NMA - Non-Material Amendment

NMR - Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

NNR - National Nature Reserves

NO - Number

NOM - Nominal

NPA - Notification of Proposed Amendment

NPF3 - National Planning Framework for Scotland

NPIP - National Process Improvement Project. (planning)

NPPF - National Planning Policy Framework

NPPG - National Planning Practice Guidance website.

NPS - Nominal Pipe Size

NPSE - Noise Policy Statement for England

NPSE - The Noise Policy Statement for England

NPV - Net Present Value

NRAC - National Register of Access Consultants

NRC - Noise Reduction Coefficient

NRM - New Rules of Measurement - replacing SMM7

NRMM - Low emission zone for non-road mobile machinery

NRV - Non Return Valve

NSB - Nominal Size Bypass

NSBA - National Self Build Association

NSCC - National Specialist Contractors Council Contract

NSCS - National Structural Concrete Specification

NSF - Net Square Footage

NSFC - National Natural Science Foundation of China

NSIP - Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project

NTS - Not to Scale

NVC - National Vegetation Classification

NVQ - National Vocational Qualification