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Construction industry acronyms - B
This article presents a list of construction industry acronyms beginning with 'B'.
For other letters click on the list below:
B/ - Bottom (of)
BACNET - Building Automation and Control NETwork
BACS - Building Automation and Control System
BAF - Biological Aerated Filters
BAFO - Best And Final Offer
BAILII - British and Irish Legal Information Institute
BAS - Building Automation System
BASIR - Built Asset Security Information Requirements
BASMP - Built Asset Security Management Plan
BASS - Built Asset Security Strategy
BATNEEC - Best Available Techniques Not Entailing Excessive Cost
BB - Building Bulletin
BBP - Better Buildings Partnership
BC - Base Coat (paint)
BC - Building Control (by Statute Law & Regulation) - See BCB
BCA - British Cement Association.
BCA - Building Control Authority
BCC - British Ceramic Confederation
BCF - BIM Collaboration Format
BCMC - British Cable Makers Confederation
BCMI - Bridge Condition Marking Index
BCO - British Council of Offices
BCO - Building Control Officer
BCW - Boosted Cold Water
BDY - Boundary
BEM - Building Energy Management.
BEM - Building Energy Model.
BEP - BIM Execution Plan
BER - Building Emission Rate
BFRC - British Fenestration Rating Council
BG - British Gypsum
BGS - British Geological Survey
BH - Beam Height
BH - Bore Hole.
BHSS - British Health and Safety Society
BHW - Boosted Hot Water
BIAT - British Institute of Architectural Technologists
BIFM - British Institute of Facilities Management
BIG - Back Inlet Gully
BINDT - British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing
BIPV - Building Integrated Photovoltaic
BIPV - Building Integrated Photovoltaic Ventilation
BIS - Department for Business Innovation and Skills
BLK - Blockwork
BLR - Building Law Reports
BM - Bending Moment.
BMGV - Biological Monitoring Guidance Values (See COSHH)
BMS - Building Management Services/ System
BMTA - British Measurement and Testing Association
BMU - Building Maintenance Units
BOD - Basis of Design.
BOD - Bio-chemical Oxygen Demand
BOD - Biochemical Oxygen Demand
BOD - Bottom of Duct
BOD - Burden of Disease
BOH - Back of House
BOM - Bill of Materials
BOP - Balance of plant
BOP - Bottom of Pipe
BOQ - Bill of Quantities
BOT - Bottom
BOT - Build Operate Transfer
BOTDA - Brillouin Optical Time Domain Analysis
BOTDR - Brillouin Optical Time Domain Reflectometer
BPEO - Best practicable environmental option
BPG - Best Practice Guidance.
BPM - Best practicable means
BQ - Bills of Quantities (sometimes BoQ or Bills)
BR - Building Report
BRAC - Building Regulations Advisory Committee
BREDEM - BRE Domestic Energy Model
BRIC - Brazil, Russia, India and China
BriM - Bridge Information Model
BRT - Bus Rapid Transit
BS - Base Speaker
BS - British Standard
BS EN - British Standard European Norm
BSIM - Building Services Information Model
BSL - Basic Safety Limit
BSMT - Basement
BSRIA - consultancy service offered by the Building Services Research and Information Association
BSTSA - British Surface Treatment Suppliers Association
BSWN - Black South West Network (standards)
BTM - Bathroom (drawing)
BUS - Building Use Study
BW - Block Wall / Brick Wall
BWF - Barbed Wire Fence.
BWF - British Woodworking Federation
BWL - Brickwork
BxP - BIM Execution Plan
BYND - Beyond
BYOH - Build Your Own Home
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